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Newsletter by Index-Asia

Some of the latest selected deals of the area:

May 2019 Newsletter – Index Asia Ltd.

– USD5.9m
[Energy][Partnership] Dennis Uy still open to PXP Energy tie-up
[Energy][Acquisition] Phinma Energy hikes stake in unit ahead of AC Energy takeover
[Energy][Partnership] First Gen eyes more partners for LNG project in Batangas

Telecom – USD2,095.0m
[Telecom][Partnership] GMA New Media partners with Singapore Media Exchange to expand audience reach worldwide
[Telecom][Expansion] Eastern Communications to invest P850M to expand network coverage
[Telecom][Investment] Singapore cable firm to invest $2 billion in PH
[Telecom][Partnership] Zamora partners with Chinese firm for WiFi, digital TV
[Telecom][Fundraising] ABS-CBN inks P5-B loan with UnionBank 

Real Estate – USD0.8m
[Real Estate][Acquisition] Sta. Lucia Land buys stake in Uni-Asia for over P40-M
[Real Estate][Partnership] GT Capital seeks partners for Cavite property
[Real Estate][Regulation] PhilRealty capital stock hike gets SEC approval
[Real Estate][Partnership] 8990, Megawide sign deal for maiden horizontal project
[Real Estate][Fundraising] Dennis Uy’s PH Resorts plans fund raising for 2 casino projects
[Real Estate][F&B][Divestment] Max’s sells stake in QC hotel operator

Finance USD107.0m
[Finance][Acquisition] LANDBANK hopes to close PDS takeover by yearend
[Finance][Acquisition] Singapore’s Osmanthus completes purchase of 15% stake in BDO unit
[Finance][Tech][VC] Gokongwei commits $50M to Southeast Asian tech ventures
[Finance][Acquisition] AIA Group to invest P3B in Philam Life

Tech – USD51.5m
[Tech][Expansion] Tech logistics start-up eyes Singapore expansion
[Tech][Finance][VC] Gokongwei commits $50M to Southeast Asian tech ventures
[Tech][Logistics][Acquisition] UnionBank unit to get 30% stake in Shiptek

Education – USD0.0m

Healthcare – USD19.0m
[Healthcare][IPO] ACE Malolos P1-B IPO approved
[Healthcare][Transportation][Divestment] MPIC eyes partners in toll road, hospital businesses
[Healthcare][Regulation] PCC clears Ayala healthcare unit’s acquisition of Negros Grace Pharmacy
[Healthcare][IPO] Hospital operator shelves IPO plan

Retail and F&B – USD70.0m
[F&B][Expansion] San Miguel mulls over new Vietnam brewery
[F&B][Acquisition] PCC approves Johnsonville-Frabelle deal
[Retail][Acquisition] Dennis Uy buying Circle K, converting to FamilyMart

Agribusiness – USD120.0m
[Agribusiness][Acquisition] 3 firms keen on RHI sugar mills
[Agribusiness][Acquisition] Aboitiz Equity buys out animal feeds producer

Transportation and LogisticsUSD5.0m
[Logistics][Divestment] LBC sells QuadX to subsidiary
[Transportation][IPO] Philippines AirAsia pushes IPO launch this year
[Logistics][Expansion] Chelsea inks deal with Japan firm for 2 vessels
[Transportation][Healthcare][Divestment] MPIC eyes partners in toll road, hospital businesses
[Logistics][Acquisition] Ayala Land consolidates holdings in logistics unit
[Logistics][Tech][Acquisition] UnionBank unit to get 30% stake in Shiptek 

[Industrials][Acquisition] San Miguel Corp. buys Holcim Philippines in $2.15-B deal
[Industrials][Fundraising] TKC Metals to issue up to P1.5B worth of shares
[Conglomerate][Buyback] AC buys back P3B of its shares from Mitsubishi


Aggregate Deal Values = USD4,633.3m


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

*USD1.00 = PHP52.63