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.
MOL Global Inc, a Malaysia-grown e-commerce company, looks to expand its business presence to 100 countries, and its expansion plans are track despite its lacklustre listing on the NASDAQ last week. Despite downsizing its initial public offer the company faltered with its float and managed to raise only $169 million… Read more »
The measures announced in the Malaysia Budget 2015 to boost small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are encouraging, but the industry wants to see more foreign direct investment (FDI) to propel its growth, the Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia (ACCCIM) says. ACCCIM SME and Human Resource development… Read more »
With a strategic partnership to jointly roll out 4G LTE services and products, Packet One Networks Sdn Bhd (P1) stands to become a contender in the Malaysian telecommunications sector soon. Its tripartite partnership with Telekom Malaysia and SK Telecom, through the holding company Green Packet Berhad, will place the broadband… Read more »
Fatfish Internet Group Ltd, a Singapore-based but Australia-listed venture accelerator fund, plans to invest up to US$10 million in funding startups and online firms in Southeast Asia region over the next five years, a top executive with the company said. This is thrice the amount it raised during its recent… Read more »
Family-owned and run Leong Hup Holdings Bhd has opened up its equity holding to Affinity Equity Partners in a strategy to institutionalize and put professionals at the helm of the company. Affinity has reportedly secured its first investment in Malaysia by acquiring a minority stake in poultry supplier Leong Hup… Read more »