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Noble Group’s future depends on investors’ vote on $3.5b debt restructuring

Noble Group Ltd faces a make-or-break shareholders’ meeting on Monday as investors vote on a $3.5 billion debt restructuring plan.

EY hires CIMB Singapore executive Mah Kah Loon for Asia M&A team

During his stint at CIMB, Mah headed the Singapore corporate and investment banking unit and the corporate finance team

US energy group Hess Corp’s Southeast Asia assets attract bidders

The interest in Hess’ assets comes as cashed-up firms such as PTTEP are buying overseas assets

Khazanah’s investment playbook set for overhaul after board revamp

New Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is keen to make the fund leaner and use sale proceeds to cut massive debt piled up in the 1MDB scandal.

SE Asia’s Grab set to announce fresh $1b funding for payments push

The funding will come from parties including U.S. investors and strategic backers

Malaysia Airlines taps lenders for first jet financing since restructuring

The financing represents a key test for the airline, which was taken over by Malaysian sovereign wealth fund Khazanah Nasional in December 2014.

Singapore’s Temasek poised to report strong 2017 performance

Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings Pte Ltd is likely to book a record S$300 billion (166.3 billion pounds) for the value of its portfolio, powered by gains in DBS Group Ltd and Chinese banks, while it steps up investment in tech startups.

Malaysia may reconsider foreign insurance ownership rule

It would provide respite to foreign firms including Great Eastern Holdings, Prudential, Tokio Marine Holdings and Zurich Insurance by putting off deals worth more than $2 billion that were being thrust upon them.

Del Monte Philippines may postpone share listing as weak market dulls demand

The Philippines’ stock market is Southeast Asia’s worst performer this year, hit by rising inflation and a weak currency.

GIC-backed Vietnam’s Techcombank plans aggressive retail push after major IPO

The Hanoi-based lender priced its April initial public offering (IPO) at the top of a marketing range, valuing it at $6.5 billion and making it Vietnam’s second-biggest listed bank after state-controlled Vietcombank.