Paytm faces Red Queen test to make its valuation stick

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According to a Mint report, $10 billion is the value being pinned onto the e-payments company that now houses a payments bank and also has its fingers in the pie of e-commerce through an entity called Paytm Mall.

More debt restructuring deals likely in 2018 in Indonesia’s natural resource space: Withers KhattarWong

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Law firm Withers KhattarWong expects a surge in debt restructuring deals in the natural resources sector, thanks to an upswing in commodity prices.


Japan’s GPIF, world’s largest pension fund, needs to bolster its risk appetite

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To keep a little powder dry for riskier investments, GPIF has been putting some government bond redemption proceeds into deposits.


Brokerage firms Nomura, HSBC, Morgan Stanley divided on Zomato’s valuation

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In last six months, three different brokerages have valued firm Zomato at extremely varied levels ranging from $700 million to $2.5 billion


Indian private equity industry seeks changes in tax regime to boost inflows

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The measures aim to further strengthen the PE/VC industry, which attracted a record inflow of $24 billion in 2017.


All consumer sectors should do well in Vietnam till 2020: Chris Freund, Mekong Capital

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Chris Freund, Founder and Partner at Mekong Capital, says, “the companies that successfully implement omnichannel retailing will be most successful.”


S Korea still considers shutdown of virtual currency exchanges

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South Korea is drawing up measures to control the investment craze for cryptocurrency.


Valuation mismatch, lack of scale & exit options remain key challenges in Vietnam startup space

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Venture capital players share four insights with DEALSTREETASIA on investing in Vietnamese startups.


From the entrepreneur’s desk: Thank you 2017, thank you Tiket.com

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Natali Ardianto, the former co-founder and CTO of Tiket.com, shares his journey in this post as he moves on to pursue new opportunities.


How Ravi Menon is quietly leading Singapore’s fintech revolution

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If Menon’s gambit works, Singapore will stake a claim to be one of the alternatives to post-Brexit London.