Ant Group

South-east Asia still a sweet lure for Ant's portfolio companies

CHINA'S reported probe into the investments of Ant Group is more likely to be centred on its homeground for now, and thus might not significantly impact the financial services giant's portfolio...

Ant Group: The IPO that failed to launch

ADRAMATIC turn of events took place on Nov 3 that set the financial markets buzzing. Ant Group, imminently debuting as the world's biggest initial public offering (IPO) at US$37 billion, had the...

Ant's foiled IPO: Taming of Jack Ma or urgent need to rein in fintechs?

ONE of the early signs that the Ant Group's US$35 billion initial public offer (IPO) had hit a snag was the curious tearing down of all its advertisements from billboards across Shanghai Metro...

Ant's Asean ambitions may take backseat to battles at home

SOUTH-east Asia could keenly feel the fallout from the regulatory brakes slammed on Ant Group's US$34 billion initial public offering (IPO), a development which is expected to slow down the...

Ant IPO debacle prompts rethink on China fintechs

THE suspension of Ant Financial's US$34 billion initial public offering (IPO) less than 48 hours before its trading debut is expected to dampen the valuation of Alibaba's fintech arm, as well as...

Here's how Ant can rise again after that IPO shock

[TAIPEI] Ant Group will survive the 11th-hour suspension of its blockbuster US$35 billion listing in Shanghai and Hong Kong if the company can learn from its technology peers. If there's one thing...

World's biggest IPO halted as Ant Group feels Shanghai's bite

IN a shock decision, the Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) has suspended Ant Group's listing - just two days before the world's largest initial public offering was to take place in the city and in...

Beijing puts Ant on a shorter leash

[HONG KONG] Ant mania is getting a reality check from Beijing. Days ahead of the company's record-setting US$34 billion initial public offering (IPO), founder Jack Ma was hauled in by regulators...

Ant Group's public tranche for accredited investors

ANT Group's blockbuster initial public offering (IPO) has been hogging the headlines - but retail investors in Singapore eager for a piece of the world's largest IPO will have to wait and buy on...