Myanmar Institute of Business acquired by financial adviser

Yangon financial adviser Trust Venture Partners (TVP) has acquired the Myanmar Institute of Business (MIB), an education and training provider for professionals in financial services, for an undisclosed amount. Demand for financial talent has spiked over the past four years, since foreign banks were permitted to open offices in Myanmar in 2015 and the bond […]

Reset capital market, allow foreign competition to unleash growth: leaders

Foreign investor interest in Myanmar appears to be waning at a time when the global economy is losing momentum, if recent data is anything go by. As such, a hard reset of the local capital market is needed to ensure the business environment remains friendly to existing firms and entrepreneurs, as their survival and growth […]

Telecoms companies take on landmines

As mobile telecoms operators extend their rollout into conflict and post-conflict areas, they will come up against a formidable challenge – navigating the risk of landmines. Tower companies employed by Telenor, Ooredoo and Myanma Posts and Telecommunications (MPT) will become the first private firms to build such infrastructure in areas fought over in some of […]