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Tom Noda, Philippines Correspondent for DEALSTREETASIA, has been a journalist for the past 12 years. He has worked with popular print and online media organizations such as Philstar.com (online version of The Philippine STAR), Computerworld Philippines magazine, The Manila Times national broadsheet, and Sun Star Pampanga daily community newspaper.

People Digest: Ayala Land, PhilNaRe appoint new finance chiefs

Ayala Land Inc, and the Philippine National Reinsurance Company (PhilNaRe) both appointed new finance chiefs.


Philippines: Daiwa acquires 14.9% stake in stock broker COL Financial

Daiwa made the investment to capitalize on the Philippines’ fast-growing retail segment and young wealth builders.


China: CITIC Securities leads $400m round in Microvast’s MPS

CDH Investments, National Venture Capital, and other investors joined the round.


Singapore: IIX’s Impact Partners makes first debt-based deal in Pacific Baby

IIX managing director Robert Kraybill said lending is a great way for first-time impact investors to get involved as they have good visibility that their investment will be paid back within a relatively short timeframe.


Philippines: CIP to divest 65% stake in LMG Chemicals

CIP cited “income from disposition” as the reason behind the planned share sale.


Malaysia: KWAP picks $100m stake in Axiata’s telco infra unit

This is an add-on to the $600m being raised by edotco through a PE placement.


Philippines: GT Capital invests $483m in Metrobank, ups stake by 9.6%

The acquisition will increase GT Capital’s stake in Metrobank by 9.622 per cent from 26.47 per cent to 36.092 per cent.


People Digest: Korean military fund appoints CIO; Manila Water’s new president

Korea’s Military Mutual Aid Association (MMAA) has appointed Jae Dong Kim as its new chief information officer, while listed Philippine-company Manila Water Co has named Ferdinand dela Cruz as president and CEO, and appointed other key executives. Korea’s MMAA appoints new CIO Jae Dong Kim, former equity head of South Korea’s Military… Read more »


SBS Philippines okays $4m share buyback, $50m debt deal

the share buyback program will replace the previous mandate which has already been exhausted, while its P2.5 billion agreement​ with Security Bank is a five-year fixed interest term loan.


China: SIG leads $22m series B in employee training firm Yunxuetang

Yunxuetang, a Jiangsu-based employee training solution provider, has raised $22 million in a series B round led by venture capital firm SIG. Chinese investor Li Qi also supported the round, the China Money Network reported. Yunxuetang provides a learning platform for employees for creating teaching material, and a video conferencing… Read more »