Fri, Dec 14, 2018

Duff & Phelps’ Transaction Trail 2018 Report Featured in New Straits Times

Duff & Phelps’ Transaction Trail 2018 Report was featured in New Straits Times. Among other findings, the report highlights that Malaysia has seen a reduction in corporate deal activity this year with total deals in mergers and acquisitions (M&A), private equity/venture capital (PE/VC) and initial public offerings (IPO) valued at US$12.5 billion compared with the record levels last year with deals worth US$20.3 billion. This could be due to political changes and businesses taking a wait-and-see approach on strategic growth initiatives. However, momentum has picked up towards the end of the year with a few notable transactions in Malaysia’s healthcare sector, such as Mitsui & Co’s acquisition of a 16 per cent stake in IHH Healthcare Bhd for US$2 billion.

Read the complete story in New Straits Times

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