Is Pret a Manager “ready to list”?

UK sandwich chain Pret a Manger is believed to be planning a listing in the US, hoping to follow in the footsteps of Shake Shack

HSBC’s potential move to Asia generates deal speculation

Speculation is rife that HSBC could spin off its UK retail banking unit if it decides to move its headquarters to Hong Kong - a move which would be a nice "withdrawal" for the company if it was to quit the UK

A warm “Selamat Datang” to Private Equity from Malaysia

Although Singapore has traditionally been the most popular investment destination within the ASEAN region, sentiment displayed at the 2nd Annual Private Equity Forum in Malaysia is that there is also plenty of potential for exciting investment in Malaysian companies.

PE firms bring home the bacon with the listing of WH Group

Today has seen WH Group, the Hong Kong-based pork and meat processing company, release its preliminary prospectus in relation to its intended listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange later this month.

Yet more evidence that budget airlines continue to fly high

We have recorded more than $5bn worth of deals since the global recession kicked in involving budget or low cost airlines, and their popularity continues to be demonstrated by growth in passenger numbers and revenue from existing low-cost carriers and the ongoing launch of new carriers offering new routes.