Dealmaking excitement builds over beers in newly opened Myanmar

YANGON (Bloomberg) – A scorching May day in Myanmar calls for beers and loosened neck ties. At newly opened Harry’s Bar in Yangon, investors talk opportunities over draft lagers, jalapeno steak sliders and fries. Several private equity types and company executives are gathered around Ms Jasmine Thazin Aung, an energetic and bubbly Yangon-based executive director at […]

Kirin Seeks Snappier Southeast Asia Deals After Losing F&N

Kirin Holdings Co. wants to become more aggressive in buying Southeast Asian companies after the sale of its stake in Singapore-based conglomerate Fraser & Neave Ltd. stunted its growth in the region. “It has been frustrating especially since we sold our shares in F&N,” Hiroshi Fujikawa, Kirin’s managing director for the region, said in an […]