Singapore’s PropertyGuru to debut on NYSE on Friday

The merger proposal was passed on Tuesday (March 15) at the extraordinary general meeting of Bridgetown 2.

Singapore Heritas Capital Fund II

Healthcare-focused PE firm Quadria Capital mulls SPAC listing in Singapore – report

Earlier reports showed Internet entrepreneur Patrick Grove, Singapore-based PE firm Novo Tellus Capital Partners, French alternative investment manager Tikehau Capital SCA are also targeting SPAC-listing on the Singapore exchange. Other interested parties include Turmeric Capital and Temasek’s Vertex Holdings Ltd.

Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Malaysia capital market regulator reviews SPAC framework – report

Against growing demand for such vehicles for high-growth companies, the current SPAC framework is being reviewed for greater efficiency, the regulator reportedly said.

Southeast Asia growing as investment destination, with $1.2B in exit value thus far

Southeast Asia’s startup ecosystem saw $1.2 billion in exit value thus far this year, compared to $2 billion seen throughout the whole of 2020, according to Vertex Ventures Southeast Asia and India managing partner Ben Mathias.

Malaysia SPAC AEI CapForce II Investment plans to raise $100M from IPO

At the proposed deal size, AEI CapForce II Investment would command a market value of $129 million.

Singapore skyline SGX SPAC

Singapore Exchange introduces SPAC listing framework

SGX said it will work with the Securities Investors Association (Singapore) to increase retail investors’ understanding of SPACs through collaborative efforts including the conduct of educational programs.

AirAsia considers listing digital business in US via SPAC to raise $300M

CEO Tony Fernandes said a few technology-focused SPACs have approached the airline group, and AirAsia has engaged auditors for a deal to list the unit.