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About Naoko Ueno

Director of Asian Research

Malaysia’s IPO Boom Short Lived?

Malaysia’s financial markets have had a good year in 2012, with IPOs alone raising $7.3 billion, which constituted 25% of all new listings in Asia-Pacific region. In value terms, Malaysia ranked third place in the [...]

By |October 15, 2012|Blog|Comments Off on Malaysia’s IPO Boom Short Lived?

JAL IPO: Excess Overseas Investors Equals Fewer Overseas Investors?

Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. (“JAL”) relisted on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (the “TSE”) on September 19, 2012 after emerging from one of the biggest bankruptcies in Japan in January of 2010. JAL’s $8.5 billion IPO [...]

By |October 4, 2012|Blog|Comments Off on JAL IPO: Excess Overseas Investors Equals Fewer Overseas Investors?

Political and Corporate Governance Reform in the Philippines: Can They Change?

Bribery, account fraud, and embezzlement are common practices in many developing countries- the Philippines is no exception. According to the Corruption Perceptions Index 2011 released by Transparency International, a watchdog on public sector corruption, the [...]

By |July 25, 2012|Blog|Comments Off on Political and Corporate Governance Reform in the Philippines: Can They Change?
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