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Liz is the Malaysian correspondent for DEALSTREETASIA. She tracks the growing appetite for private equity and venture capital in Malaysia while also keeping tabs on corporate developments.

She hopped on board in October 2014, after three years in the business desk of the leading local English daily where she developed her financial reporting skills.

She remains fascinated with the movement of capital and the socioeconomic effects it leaves in its trail.

Liz graduated from Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, with a BA (Hons) in English Language. She lives about five heartbeats away from the heart of Kuala Lumpur.

Malaysia state investor Khazanah raises $320.8m in exchangeable sukuk

The sukuk will be listed on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited, Labuan International Financial Exchange Inc and Bursa Malaysia.

Singapore: Vickers Venture Partners plans $500m fund targeting biotech, AI

The planned fund will be one of the largest venture capital funds to be raised in Southeast Asia. 

Malaysia: AirAsia hopes to finalise leasing unit deal by March

Talks have been underway for more than a year to sell a stake in the leasing unit.

Malaysia: Top fund firm PNB eyes more private investments to cut cash pile

PNB is spearheading the Sime Darby demerger into three separate businesses by the end of this month to unlock value.

Malaysia’s $30b pension fund to allocate more money for foreign deals

KWAP put $30m into Uber last year as its first foreign, disruptive-tech investment.

Malaysia’s Edra Power hires banks for $1.25b sukuk issue

Edra was formerly owned by state fund 1MDB and was seeking a $1-3 billion IPO.

Petronas sells half of polymers biz to Saudi Aramco for $900m

Petronas said the sale would allow it to cut its capital spending budget.

AirAsia to consolidate regional units as SE Asia expansion plans take off

Under the reorganisation, the investment holding function and the Malaysian airline business will be separated.

Malaysia: Sime Darby says on track to list plantation, property businesses by year-end

The businesses will be listed after a restructuring that would create three standalone units.

Malaysia: ANZ Bank nears deal to sell AmBank stake to pension fund

Stake sale is part of ANZ’s strategy to divest minority stakes in Asia.