Alfred Liu

Credit China FinTech in talks with ‘multiple’ cos, says more deals coming

It is in talks with “multiple” financial-services companies.

Top Malaysia pension fund EPF to invest more in PE, realty to boost returns

The EPF is constantly on the lookout for property assets in the U.K. as other investors seek to exit after the country voted to withdraw from the European Union. The fund, which has a U.K. property portfolio of over $2.6 billion, is keen to acquire real estate assets in the logistics and health-care sectors.

China’s CreditEase to raise $200m for global PE fund

The fund allows people on the mainland to tap assets overseas, with investments starting from $150,000. KKR & Co. and Blackstone Group LP are among the partners for the product.

Elliott ramps up pressure on Bank of East Asia in lawsuit

Billionaire Paul Singer’s Elliott Management escalated its battle against  Bank of East Asia Ltd., asking a Hong Kong court to declare that the bank acted improperly when issuing shares that diluted minority shareholders and allegedly entrenched management control. The petition alleges “unfairly prejudicial conduct” by directors and “serious corporate governance… Read more »

JPMorgan to open India branches as foreign banks pull back

JPMorgan Chase & Co. is opening three branches in India, expanding in the world’s second-most populous nation even as global competitors pull back.