Friday, November 24, 2017

Capital Markets

SBI General Insurance to list in 18 to 24 months

SBI General Insurance to list in 18 to 24 months

The general insurance arm of India’s largest lender is reportedly on track to hit the stock market in 18 to 24 months.

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Insurers in Malaysia target local capital

Insurers in Malaysia target local capital

Global insurers are aiming to comply with the June 2018 deadline to achieve a 30% local shareholding.

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AXA to focus on 16 key markets

AXA to focus on 16 key markets

The company has said that it may sell some assets in countries where it lacks scale.

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Huaxia Life raises stake in China Minsheng Bank

Huaxia Life raises stake in China Minsheng Bank

Although its owner is believed to be detained by mainland authorities, the insurer continues to make investments.

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Korean official warns interest rate hike could disrupt insurers

Korean official warns interest rate hike could disrupt insurers

FSC vice-chairman Kim Yong-beom made the pronouncement ahead of the Bank of Korea’s plan to raise its key rate.

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Royal Sundaram aims to raise US$100m

Royal Sundaram aims to raise US$100m

The Indian general insurer is reportedly looking to raise equity capital of up to US$100m.

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Singapore woos cat bond issuers with 100% grant

Singapore woos cat bond issuers with 100% grant

MAS has unveiled a grant scheme aimed at encouraging insurers and reinsurers to issue catastrophe bonds in Singapore.

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Chinese broker set to list on Shenzhen SME board

Chinese broker set to list on Shenzhen SME board

Jiang Tai Insurance Brokers said it would float its shares on the board by the second half of 2018.

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GIC Re debut fails to impress

GIC Re debut fails to impress

India’s state-owned reinsurer got off to a mediocre start this week after its shares started trading in Mumbai and Delhi.

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India’s National Insurance seeks IPO approval

India’s National Insurance seeks IPO approval

The state-owned general insurance company is seeking approval for an offering that could value the insurer at US$3.84bn.

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No IPO plans for Tata AIA Life

No IPO plans for Tata AIA Life

AIA’s chief executive officer and president Ng Keng Hooi revealed there was no need to raise fresh funds.

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India’s GIC sets IPO for 11 October

India’s GIC sets IPO for 11 October

IPO set to be be the biggest listing in India in seven years.

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SBI Life debut on stock market

SBI Life debut on stock market

India’s largest private life insurer is set to make its stock market debut, with experts saying it will open strongly.

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ZhongAn raises US$1.5bn in HK IPO

ZhongAn raises US$1.5bn in HK IPO

China’s first internet-only insurer priced its initial public offering at the top of the indicated range.

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Debt-to-equity swaps open to Chinese insurers

Debt-to-equity swaps open to Chinese insurers

Insurance funds may soon be granted permission to join in debt-to-equity swaps of distressed firms.

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Malaysia’s central bank approves AXA Affin share sale

Malaysia’s central bank approves AXA Affin share sale

Affin Holdings has been given the green light to acquire a 7.07% equity interest in AXA Affin General Insurance.

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China to heighten insurance scrutiny

China to heighten insurance scrutiny

Investments and capital flows in and out of the industry will be overseen more closely, the country’s regulator announced.

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Mounting debt forces Hyundai Life to cut workforce

Mounting debt forces Hyundai Life to cut workforce

The company has reportedly placed 120 employees under a voluntary retirement programme as it faces mounting debt.

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