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Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

M&A: Africa Key Target For Mining M&A

CORPORATE FINANCING NEWS: MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS By Gordon Platt More than 2,600 mergers and acquisitions worth $149 billion were announced in the global mining industry last year. They represented an increase of 33% from 2010, making 2011 the ...

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Regional Focus: Southeast Asia

ASIAN PEARLS By Denise Bedell Three pearls of Southeast Asia are beginning to glow with their own unique luminescence. Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines are increasingly on the radar of international investors and corporations. Red Hook, Brooklyn, ...


Roundtable: Philippines

UPWARD TRAJECTORY Moderated By Denise Bedell At a roundtable in Makati City, Manila, Global Finance brought together key banking and corporate figures in the Philippines to discuss how they are responding to the challenges they face in attracting ...

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Roundtable: Taiwan

NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR GROWTH By Andrea Fiano At a roundtable in Taipei, Global Finance brought together key figures in Taiwan's banking and finance industry to discuss how new cross-strait trade opportunities will support this export-driven economy. Andrea ...

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

Special Report: Infrastructure Finance

NEW HORIZONS By Solomon Teague Regulation is making it harder for banks to lend to infrastructure projects. New types and sources of funding will be needed to handle a wave of infrastructure development now under way—particularly in the ...

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

DR News: Unsponsored DRs Abound Amid Lack Of New Issues

EMERGING MARKETS INVESTOR: DR NEWS By Gordon Platt The market for new sponsored depositary receipt programs for companies in emerging markets has dried up since the equity market turmoil in August, but there has continued to be a steady ...


EM Regional Review: Asia

WAITING GAME By Anita Hawser Asia is watching closely to see what happens to the West's buckling economies. However, intraregional trade growth and ever-increasing trade between the emerging markets will help cushion any impact. Much of the world’s ...

Economics, Policy & Regulation

The 10%+ Club

COVER STORY: THE 10% + CLUB By Laurence Neville Predicting what countries will be the next growth outperformers is tricky at best. Those firms that back the winners will undoubtedly profit, and the countries that make the ...

Award Winners

Central Banker Report Cards 2011: Asia

ASIA Australia Glenn Stevens Grade: A Glenn Stevens, governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, has a steady hand and clear policy views when it comes to making monetary decisions at the RBA. At its meeting in August, the ...