US$123bn of deals in Asia so far in 2018


Telecom, Infra & Media

  •     Vodafone India, Idea Cellular merger approved (India, US$23.2bn)
  •     Bharti Airtel merger with Telenor approved (India, undisclosed)
  •     Reliance Jio acquisition of Reliance Communications’ wireless assets (India, US$3.64bn)
  •     HKBN acquisition of WTT HK (HK, US$1.34bn)
  •     VEON offered acquisition of GTH assets in Jazz and associated operations (Pakistan, US$2.55bn)
  •     Etisalat Lanka and Hutchison merger (Sri Lanka, US$500m)
  •     TPG Capital acquisition of Pan Asia Majestic Eagle Limited (Myanmar, US$270-290m)
  •     American Towers acquisition of Vodafone India’s standalone towers (India, US$592m)
  •     Indus Towers, Bharti Infratel merger (India, US$14.6bn)
  •     Protelindo completed acquisition of KIN (Indonesia, US$101m)
  •     China Tower Corp IPO (China, US$6.9bn)
  •     Equinix completed acquisition of Metronode (Australia, US$792m)
  •     Ensono acquisition of Wipro Limited’s Hosted Data Center Services (US, Europe, Singapore, US$405m)
  •     Keppel DC Reit acquisition of Kingsland Data Centre (Singapore, US$223m)
  •     CITIC Capital Holdings and Caixin Global acquisition of Global Marketing Intelligence Division (GMID) (HK, US$180.5m)
  •     Nine Entertainment Co Holdings acquisition of Fairfax Media (Australia, US$1.6bn)
  •     iQiyi US IPO (China, US$2.3bn)


  •     Teleperformance acquisition of Intelenet from Blackstone (India, US$1bn)
  •     Bain Capital-led consortium completed acquisition of Toshiba’s memory chip unit (Japan, US$18bn)
  •     Hou An Innovation Fund-led consortium acquisition of  a 51% stake in ARM China unit from ARM Holdings (China, US$775m)
  •     Walmart acquisition of Flipkart (India, US$16bn)
  •     Grab acquisition of Uber’s operation in Southeast Asia (Southeast Asia, US$2bn?)
  •     Telenor Group sale a minority stake in Telenor Microfinance Bank to Ant Financial (Pakistan, US$185m)
  •     Meituan-Dianping acquisition of Mobike (China, US$2.7bn)
  •     Momo acquisition of Tantan (China, US$600m)
  •     KDDI acquisition of z 16.6% stake in (Japan, US$734.6m)
  •     Xiaomi listing in HK (China, US$4.7bn)
  •     Pinduoduo US IPO (US$1.6bn)
  •     Fintech Lufax in fundraising (China, US$9bn)
  •     Grab completed fundraisings (Singapore, US$1bn)
  •     Go-Jek closed fundraising (Indonesia, US$1.5bn)
  •     AI firm SenseTime two rounds of fundraising (China, US$1.25bn)
  •     JD Finance fundraising (China, US$1.9bn)


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Published on 17.10.2018
Published on 17.10.2018
Published on 17.10.2018
Published on 17.10.2018