EMQ Bolsters Real-Time Cross-border Payments across Southeast Asia with Expansion to Thailand

Empowers enterprise customers with fast, transparent, and efficient international payments to any bank in Thailand via PromptPay HONG KONG & BANGKOK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jul. 22, 2021 Global financial settlement network EMQ today announced that it has significantly augmented its real-time cross-border payments across Southeast Asia by adding Thailand’s PromptPay to the network. This major enhancement further expands […]

Regencell Bioscience Holdings Limited Announces Pricing of Approximately $21.9 Million Initial Public Offering

HONG KONG–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jul. 16, 2021 Regencell Bioscience Holdings Limited (NASDAQ:RGC) (“Regencell” or the “Company”), an early-stage bioscience company that focuses on research, development and commercialization of Traditional Chinese Medicine (“TCM”) for the treatment of neurocognitive disorders and degeneration, specifically Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (“ADHD”) and Autism Spectrum Disorder (“ASD”), today announced the pricing of its […]

EIG-Led Consortium Closes $12.4 Billion Infrastructure Deal with Aramco

Consortium comprised of a cross-section of renowned investors from North America, Asia and the Middle East WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun. 19, 2021 EIG, a leading institutional investor to the global energy sector and one of the world’s leading infrastructure investors, today announced the closing of its previously announced transaction with Saudi Arabian Oil Co. (“Aramco”), under which […]

Best’s Market Segment Report: Thailand Non-Life Insurers Show Resilience Yet Challenges Remain

SINGAPORE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May. 20, 2021 Despite a COVID-19-driven economic contraction in 2020 in Thailand, the country’s non-life insurance market still managed to expand, driven by strong growth in the health segment, according to a new AM Best report. With the pandemic’s negative impacts on Thailand’s exports and tourism, the country’s real GDP shrank by 6.1% in […]

Asset Value Investors (AVI) Calls for Shareholder Support to Remove and Replace Symphony International Holdings’ Board of Directors

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr. 29, 2021 Asset Value Investors (“AVI”) today launches a new campaign calling on shareholders of Symphony International Holdings Ltd (“SIHL”), a closed-end investment vehicle managed from Singapore and listed on the London Stock Exchange, to help bring about change at the company after years of poor performance. AVI owns a 15.4% stake in […]

Tricor & Financial Times Board Director Programme Report Reveals Critical Gaps for Boards in Thailand in Digital Governance Cybersecurity and Risk Management

BANGKOK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr. 28, 2021 Tricor Group and the Financial Times Board Director Programme co-released the inaugural Asia Pacific Board Director Barometer Report, uncovering corporate board sentiments on COVID-19 disruptions globally with a focus on Thailand and other APAC markets. According to the 2021 Asia Pacific Board Director Barometer Report: Corporate boards are struggling to keep […]

Marketing Automation Platform WebEngage Featured in the Financial Times Asia-Pacific High-Growth Companies 2021 List

MUMBAI, India–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr. 21, 2021 WebEngage, a full-stack Marketing Automation company, has been recognized by Financial Times as one of Asia-Pacific’s top 500 high-growth companies, debuting in the list at rank 206 to emerge as a rapidly-growing company. The report compiled in partnership with Nikkei Asia and research provider Statista — ranks Asia-Pacific companies by […]

Walgreens Announces Further Expansion of its Financial Services Business Strategy with InComm Payments

Walgreens to offer new bank account with Mastercard debit card leveraging InComm Payments’ platform InComm Payments to enhance Walgreens-branded gift card program DEERFIELD, Ill. & ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 30, 2021 Walgreens today announced an agreement with InComm Payments, a leading global payments technology company, to provide convenient and accessible financial services options for its customers. Together, […]

Standard Chartered Research Finds Continued Confidence in Growth Outside Home Markets Amongst European and US Companies

Asia remains a major growth region with Africa and Middle East seeing incremental increase LONDON & NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 11, 2021 A second research study by Standard Chartered on the international growth strategies and challenges that CFOs and Treasurers in the US, the UK, Germany and France face indicate that, despite uncertainty caused by the […]

ReNew Power India’s Leading Renewable Energy Company  to Publicly List through Business Combination with RMG Acquisition Corporation II in $8 Billion Transaction

ReNew Power, India’s leading renewable energy company, has entered into a definitive business combination agreement with RMG Acquisition Corporation II (“RMG II”); upon closing, the combined entity is expected to be listed on the NASDAQ under the new ticker symbol “RNW” Pro forma consolidated & fully diluted enterprise value of approximately $8 billion; transaction expected […]