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Bank Results Season: Standard Chartered effectively neutralised in Asia? (Q1 2012)

The Temasek controversy apart ( Aside: This is not much of a controversy really, The investor wanted to hold $10 bln worth of Stan C shares and we assume and … Continue reading

May 2, 2012

Why GIC and Temasek bought into BTG Pactual! | Deal insight

Let’s face it. For all the discussions about BRIC exploding into the Top 10 economies ahead of US and Western Europe, Brazil has been troubled for 2 out of 4 … Continue reading

March 8, 2012

Singapore's GIC continues its stringed losses with UBS

GIC a sister fund of Temasek, has been brought into the same management in 2010 as the other Wealth Funds wth Temasek’s sole shareholder Ministry of finance letting the funds … Continue reading

September 21, 2011

Temasek buys back CCB stake | China's banks balance Capital requirements

Our analysis on the Big 4 from China will follow later this week as China’s banks stamp the quarter with extraordinary profitability even as china gets ready to bring its … Continue reading

September 7, 2011 · 1 Comment

The Private Equity juggernaut needs convertibles | Advantage zyaada

Also, the Infrastructure Financing club under Parekh, separately profiled today.. Sources, Acknowledgements and lingering Paranormal activity [] Please do look out for the next late late post on the Infrastructure … Continue reading

June 9, 2010 · 2 Comments

Of FDI and Another Sovereign Wealth Fund weekend |, Advantage 'zyaada'

A primer on Sovereign Wealth Funds and their appetite for International Investment You have already heard this a couple of times in the bull pen before the trading day begins … Continue reading

June 1, 2010 · 6 Comments

Another GMR Deal: GMR gets $200m each from 3i and Macquarie

GMR has emerged as a leader in aviation infrastructure space wiht commissioned projects in Hyderabad, Delhi and Turkey. Despite the recent L&T stake sale to GVK in Bangalore ( that … Continue reading

January 22, 2010

Temasek buys into India infrastructure | Advantage Research

It was good to see Temasek simply hurrying into all scoped/discovered opportunities discovered in the 2007 boom. As is now Temasek’s habit in India PE circles, WSJ broke the story … Continue reading

January 20, 2010

Let’s see some Temasek muscle

India WSJ reports today that Temasek is planning to add to its investments in India and China. Temasek recently completed its bond issue of $1.5 billion (Bloomberg). As of 2007 … Continue reading

October 25, 2009