Liz Lee

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’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.

Lotte Chemical slips on debut in Malaysia’s biggest IPO in 5 years

It raised 3.77b ringgit ($878m) in the IPO – the largest in Malaysia since 2012.

Malaysia: Lotte Chemical Titan raises $878m in country’s biggest IPO since 2012

Firm had earlier slashed its IPO size due to lukewarm investor interest.

Lotte Chemical Titan slashes Malaysian IPO size due to tepid investor response

It reduced its public shares on offer by a fifth and lowered the IPO price range.

Malaysia’s Lotte Chemical Titan to relaunch IPO at slashed price

Offering was earlier expected to price in the 7.60-8 ringgit per share range

Malaysia’s Lotte Chemical Titan draws PNB, Eastspring as IPO cornerstone investors

Firm plans to raise $1.4b via its IPO in July.