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Newsletter by Index-Asia

Some of the latest selected deals of the area:

January 2019 Newsletter – Index Asia Ltd.

Energy – USD390.5m
[Energy][Fundraising] AboitizPower plans P16.8 billion bonds in second half of 2019
[Energy][Fundraising] AC Energy launches $225-M green bonds
[Energy][Investment] New Singapore-based firm to finance renewable projects in Southeast Asia
[Energy][Expansion] AboitizPower scouts for partner for potential investments abroad
[Energy][Acquisition] Ayala subsidiary acquires majority stake in Phinma Energy
[Energy][Regulation] Energy approves LNG hub proposal of Uy, China firm
[Energy][Proposal] US firm proposes LNG facility in Philippines


Telecom – USD1.2m
[Telecom][Expansion] Transpacific Broadband seeks to be common tower provider
[Telecom][Expansion] Malaysia’s RT Telecom to invest as much as $1B in PHL common towers
[Telecom][Expansion] Chinese tower firm signs up with DICT
[Telecom][Investment] Malaysian tower provider allocating $1 billion for Philippine expansion
[Telecom][Expansion] DICT to allow 6 telco tower firms to hasten rollout of new cell sites
[Telecom][Divestment] IP E-Game Ventures divests shares in Netopia operator


Real Estate – USD0.0m
[Real Estate][Fundraising] Century Properties to offer up to P3B worth of bonds
[Real Estate][Acquisition] PHA eyes acquisition of tourism hospitality firms
[Real Estate][Divestment] LafargeHolcim said to consider sale of Philippines business
[Real Estate][Regulation] SEC approves Dennis Uy’s gaming firm PH Resorts’ P18.5B equity offer
[Real Estate][Expansion] John Gokongwei’s RLC enters co-working business
[Real Estate][Acquisition] FlySpaces acquires HK-based office space marketplace Quikspaces

Finance USD72.0m
[Finance][Fundraising] Aboitiz to issue P30-B retail bonds[Finance][Acquisition] PSE rejects Landbank offer for stake in PDS
[Finance][Tech][Acquisition] Go-Jek buys fintech startup for $72M ahead of Philippines expansion
[Finance][Tech][Incorporation] PSE to create IT subsidiary
[Finance][VC] Gobi Partners marks Philippine foray with two deals from joint fund
[Finance] [Tech][Acquisition] Philippines based EZAdvance acquires Indian Fintech startup Alconomy


Tech – USD72.0m
[Tech][Regulation] PH antitrust watchdog slaps Grab, Uber with $300K fine
[Tech][Finance][Acquisition] Go-Jek buys fintech startup for $72M ahead of Philippines expansion
[Tech][Finance][Incorporation] PSE to create IT subsidiary
[Tech][Regulation] LTFRB rejects Go-Jek’s application for ride-hailing service
[Tech][Finance][Acquisition] Philippines based EZAdvance acquires Indian Fintech startup Alconomy

Education – USD0.0m

Healthcare – USD0.0m
[Healthcare][Expansion] AC Health to boost expansion of FamilyDoc clinics

Retail F&B – USD89.8m
[F&B][Fundraising] Puregold raises P4.7 billion in private share placement
[F&B][IPO] Fruitas eyes P2-B IPO by late 2019

Agribusiness – USD9.6m
[Agribusiness][Regulation] SEC upholds PSE ruling to delist Calata, ban officials
[Agribusiness][Fundraising] AgriNurture sells shares worth P500M to business people in China

[Logistics][Acquisition] Japan’s ANA invests $95M in PAL
[Logistics][Acquisition] China firm tapped to build $3.7-B Makati subway system
[Logistics][Acquisition] Japan’s ANA in talks to invest in Philippine Airlines
[Logistics][Partnership] Filinvest, JG Summit ink 25-year concession deal to operate Clark airport
[Logistics][Regulation] Chelsea Logistics secures PCC nod for Trans-Asia acquisition

[Conglomerate][Fundraising] Qatar firm lends P15 billion to PH tourism developer
[Consumer][Regulation] PCC rejects URC voluntary pledges on sugar mill buyout


Aggregate Deal Values = USD1,295.2m

Note: Deal values only include disclosed completed deals. Rumored, announced, or planned deals not included.

*USD1.00 = PHP52.25