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KKR’s Henry Kravis sees SE Asia as winners in US-China trade war

The longer the dispute with China and the U.S. goes on, you are going to see more opportunities for investment in ASEAN, Kravis said.


CIMB chairman Nazir Razak, Malaysia’s ex-PM’s brother, to resign

After leaving CIMB, Nazir may focus on a private equity fund known as Ikhlas Capital he set up recently with several well-connected figures.


Prudential poaches Goldman’s former top Southeast Asia banker

Prudential has singled out Asia as the key region for growth, with a focus on expanding in asset management.


Malaysia’s Tenaga Nasional in talks to increase stake in green energy firms

The company is considering increasing its stake in Turkey’s Gama Enerji AS that produces electricity using water, wind and natural gas.


Deutsche Bank Japan head Makoto Kuwahara leaves for Credit Suisse

He will be replaced by Tamio Honma, head of global markets in Japan and co-head of the institutional client group for Asia-Pacific


Asian tycoons mull bids for LafargeHolcim’s Indonesia arm valued at up to $2b

Malaysia’s YTL Corp. and PT Semen Indonesia are among suitors weighing bids.


Female investment bankers in Malaysia are shattering the glass ceiling in their heels

Malaysia, a predominantly Muslim country better known for its recent political turbulence than its gender diversity, now has female bosses at three of its 11 homegrown investment banks.


Singapore’s Sembcorp, Malaysia’s YTL said to be eyeing $1.1b Hyflux plant

Saddled with S$2.95 billion of liabilities, Hyflux started a court-supervised reorganization process in May and obtained a six-month debt moratorium in the latest casualty among overstretched Singapore companies.


KBS Realty said to consider $1b REIT listing in Singapore

KBS, which partnered Keppel Corp.’s asset management arm on a Singapore listing last year, is in talks with firms based in the city-state to find possible co-sponsors for a second REIT.


Prudential said to file for potential $700m IPO of Malaysia unit

The insurer is exploring options to reduce its stake in the business following a regulatory directive.