Deutsche says Myanmar is “potentially exciting” frontier play

Offshore Myanmar, where Ophir Energy (LON:OPHR) this week staked its first non-African acreage, is a potentially exciting frontier play, according to Deutsche Bank. Analyst Lucas Herrmann highlights it has proven hydrocarbon potential both onshore and more recently via two gas developments, Schwe & Mya, in the shallow offshore. Ophir was among a group of major […]

BLP launches Myanmar partnership and Asia network

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has become the latest firm to move into Myanmar through a tie-up with local firm Legal Network Consultants (LNC). The Yangon-based firm is headed by Khin Mar Aye and the relationship is part of BLP’s newly-launched Asia network, which it will use to join up with other local firms across the […]

German delegation makes historic visit to Myanmar

A delegation of 150 German businesses, lead by German President Joachim Gauck, visited Myanmar last week in an attempt to bolster bilateral relations between the two countries. The delegation, representing global firms such as Siemens, BMW and Deutsche Bank, discussed the prospect of local partnerships, investment strategies and introducing international corporate, labour and social practices. […]