FINANCE ASIA NEWS: 24 MARCH 2008 SINGAPORE THIRD ANNUAL PRIVATE EQUITY CONFERENCE

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FinanceAsia Daily News

Thu, Mar 6:

Khazanah sukuk EB, Knight Vinke

on HSBC, ABC Learning Centre

rescue

3rd Annual Private Equity IQ South East Asia, 24 – 27 Mar 2008, Meritus Mandarin Singapore, Singapore

SIFMA’s Asia Pacific Securitisation Forum, 31 Mar 2008 – 2 Apr 2008, Venetian, Macau

FinanceAsia Daily News (editors@newsletter.financeasia.com)

Wed 3/05/08

FinanceAsia Editors

(editors@financeasia.com )

Top Stories

1. Strong demand for Khazanah’s third exchangeable sukuk

2. Knight Vinke’s view on HSBC’s results

3. Morgan Stanley buys 60% of ABC Learning’s US business

4. Japan initiates new carbon trading debate

5. Photos from our Structured Products Awards cocktail

6. Standard & Poor’s Daily Ratings Direct Asia-Pacific Highlights

7. Events – Sponsored Section

Equity News

Strong demand for Khazanah’s third exchangeable sukuk

The $550 million bond issue, which is exchangeable into shares of Parkson Retail, was combined with a $96.8 million placement of shares in the same company.

By Anette Jönsson

View Point
Knight Vinke’s view on HSBC’s results
The activist investor suggests HSBC’s 18% earnings increase is due to one-offs and that radical action may be necessary with respect to the bank’s subprime-affected business in the US.
By Sameera Anand

Financial Sponsors
Morgan Stanley buys 60% of ABC Learning’s US business
Morgan Stanley comes to the rescue of Australia’s ABC Learning Centres, acquiring 60% of the childcare operator’s US business and a further 10% stake in ABC for a combined outlay of up to $722 million.
By Sameera Anand

Business Moves
Japan initiates new carbon trading debate
The first meeting of Japan’s new government advisory panel on climate change was convened Wednesday, but the development of a national carbon trading scheme could be some way off.
By Dan Slater

Structured Products
Photos from our Structured Products Awards cocktail
Winners of our first ever Structured Products Awards gathered in Hong Kong to be applauded for their stand-out achievements in a trying year.
By The Editors

Standard & Poor’s Daily Ratings Direct Asia-Pacific Highlights
Welcome to Standard & Poor’s daily summary of credit research of interest to investors in Asia-Pacific.
By Standard & Poor’s

Events –

editors@financeasia.com

For news on the latest third party conferences and seminars, please see below.

Please click on the headline for further details.

3rd Annual Private Equity IQ South East Asia, 24 – 27 Mar 2008, Meritus Mandarin Singapore, Singapore

SIFMA’s Asia Pacific Securitisation Forum, 31 Mar 2008 – 2 Apr 2008, Venetian, Macau

please contact:
Jonathan Hirst
Jonathan.Hirst@financeasia.com

or

Keith Frith Keith.Frith@financeasia.com

Stephen Tang Stephen.Tang@financeasia.com

FinanceAsia Daily News

Thu, Mar 6:

Khazanah sukuk EB, Knight Vinke

on HSBC, ABC Learning Centre

rescue

Wed 3/05/08

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