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Deal-making in the Asia Pacific region continues to gain momentum from its successful run in 2018. Despite regulatory headwinds and macroeconomic uncertainties, cross-border M&A within Asia has remained strong, with a number of big-ticket transactions being announced. Meanwhile, new regulatory initiatives such as the Greater Bay Area (GBA), is driving renewed investor interest into the region.
Hong Kong Airlines shareholders have demanded to see 2018 accounts before considering providing at least HK$2 billion ($255 million) needed to ensure the carrier - partly owned by the indebted HNA Group - keeps its licence, according to a Reuters report citing two sources.
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After the Shanghai Stock Exchange and the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) unveiled official listing guidelines this month, an increasing number of candidates are considering listing on the new Science and Technology Innovation Board (STIB) over the Hong Kong bourse, according to people familiar with the situation.