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Baring PE, CVC among suitors to be shortlisted for $1.5b Godiva Asia sale

North Asian buyout firm MBK Partners and Marunouchi Capital were also shortlisted to proceed to the next round of bidding.


Anheuser-Busch InBev shares jump on report of Asian business IPO

The world’s largest brewer has been looking to reduce borrowings following its purchase of SABMiller Plc for more than $100 billion in 2016.


Temasek said to mull options for stake in retailer A.S. Watson

Temasek is working with an adviser to consider possibilities for its 25% holding in A.S. Watson after receiving some preliminary interest.


Online lender WeLab said to delay $500m Hong Kong IPO

WeLab has asked bankers to suspend preparation citing current market volatility.


GIC-backed Indonesian palm oil producer Triputra Agro exploring sale options

GIC and Northstar bought a $200 million minority stake in Triputra Agro Persada in 2012 and completed a follow-on investment in 2016.


Solar energy firm Xinyi said to postpone up to $582m Hong Kong IPO

Xinyi Energy is postponing the deal amid a broad equity selloff in Hong Kong, where the benchmark Hang Seng Index is down more than 20 percent since its January all-time high.


Blackstone, KKR eye Cosco’s $1b container terminal in the US

EQT Partners and an arm of Macquarie Group Ltd. are also said to be studying a deal for the asset.


Chinese PE firm Sailing Capital said to seek $1.5b for second fund

The firm has reached out to potential investors including sovereign wealth fund China Investment Corp. to gauge their interest.


Tyson Foods in race for BRF Thai, Europe assets

The sale process is part of BRF’s $790-million divestment plan to ease its debt burden.


Oreo parent Mondelez eyes assets of Australian maker of Tim Tams

Mondelez International Inc. is working with Morgan Stanley as it studies a bid for Arnott’s Biscuits, the Australian maker of Tim Tams.