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Newsletter by Index-Asia

Some of the latest selected deals of the area:
January 2018 Newsletter – Index Asia Ltd.

[Banking] [Acquisition] Metrobank acquires 20% in Metrobank Card Corp. from ANZ Funds for P7.4b.

[Energy] [Acquisition] AboitizPower Corp completes takeover of 59 mW solar project from SunEdison Philippines BV.

[Real Estate] [Acquisition] Ayala acquires additional 17.24% share in MCT Bhd.

[Banking] [Acquisition] City Savings Bank (CitySavings) to acquire PR Savings Bank.

[Real Estate] [Acquisition] SBS acquires 4.7-hectare property from Coca-Cola for P520m.

[Telecom] [Partnership] PLDT inks $28.5m pact with Huawei.

[Education] [Merger] Ayala and Yuchengo to merge education units.

[Mining] [Merger] Marcventures merges with Brightgreen resources Holdings Inc (BHI) and Asia Pilot Mining Philippine Corp (APMPC).

[Retail] [Acquisition] SM Retail Inc.’s acquisition of Goldilocks Bakeshop Inc. approved by the antitrust body.

[Retail] [Acquisition] Phoenix Petroleum Philippines gains regulatory approval to acquire Philippine FamilyMart CVS.

[Energy] [Investment] AboitizPower invests in 4 new power plants.

[Telecom] [Market Entry] 4 foreign firms eyeing 3rd telco slot.

[Rural Development] [Project Financing] World Bank green-light $170m in funds for Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP).

[Fintech] [Partnership] McDonald’s Philippines goes cashless with PayMaya.

[Fixed Income] [Acquisition] PSE buys San Miguel’s stake in PDS Holdings for P80m.

[Fixed Income] [Acquisition] TCS sells PDS Holdings stake to Philippine Stock Exchange for $3m.

[Real Estate] [Acquisition] Baesa acquires 19.68% stake in Kombi Land.

[Energy] [Investment] Ayala’s AC Energy investing in Vietnam’s solar power industry.

[Telecom] [Partnership] PLDT & SMART partner with Amdocs in a $300m deal.  

[Fintech] [Share purchase] Cirtek acquires 49% in payment solutions firm Multipay.

[Real Estate] [Stock offering] Listed real estate firm Robinsons Land Corporation plans to raise up to P20 billion, or about $394 million, in a stock rights offer

[IT] [Stock offering] Easycall Communications to offer more shares to the public in compliance with new minimum ownership requirement set by SEC.

[Construction] [Debt] metro Pacific Investments Corporation to borrow P3b for two new toll roads.

[Energy] [Bid] Solar Philippines challenges bid for Meralco’s 24/7 power supply.

[Real Estate] [Share purchase] Ayala Land raises stake in Prime Orion by 4.14%.

[Banking] [Stock offering] RCBC seeks to raise P15b in fresh capital.