Investment

More Than a Trade War: Understanding Political Risk as US Scrutinizes Chinese Investment

More Than a Trade War: Understanding Political Risk as US Scrutinizes Chinese Investment 1200 675 Blackpeak

In August 2018, President Trump signed a bill expanding the scope and powers of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). The new law has important implications for Chinese…

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The China A-Shares Adventure Begins

The China A-Shares Adventure Begins 1200 675 Blackpeak

The recent inclusion of hundreds of mainland China-listed companies into the MSCI Global Emerging Markets Index means money managers are now obliged to invest in companies many know little about.

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Risks in Japanese Infrastructure Investment

Risks in Japanese Infrastructure Investment 848 477 Blackpeak

Infrastructure development in Japan carries specific risks to investors. In this briefing, we highlight some of the key issues.

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China Briefing: Trump’s Potential Trade Actions Against China and Their Implications

China Briefing: Trump’s Potential Trade Actions Against China and Their Implications 1200 675 Blackpeak

In his 2018 State of the Union Address, United States President Donald Trump announced that “the era of economic surrender is totally over,” and that “we expect trading relationships to be…

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Small Loans, Big Profits: The Consumer Finance Market in China

Small Loans, Big Profits: The Consumer Finance Market in China 1200 675 Blackpeak

Since early 2015, consumer finance companies have been some of the hottest investments in China. But competition is harsher than ever, with pioneers and new entrants fighting for their slice of the pie. The industry is now at risk of becoming another investment bubble.

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WSJ | Ex-Wives and Kids’ Schools: Digging for Dirt on Chinese Stocks Gets Personal

WSJ | Ex-Wives and Kids’ Schools: Digging for Dirt on Chinese Stocks Gets Personal 1200 675 Blackpeak

Sean Chen of our Hong Kong office shared an interesting war story from a past due diligence project in China with The Wall Street Journal

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Investing in Myanmar: Southeast Asia’s Last Frontier

Investing in Myanmar: Southeast Asia’s Last Frontier 2508 1672 Blackpeak

Myanmar’s robust economic growth and untapped potential have led many investors to name the country as “Southeast Asia’s last frontier”. Blackpeak shares its views on top foreign direct investment (FDI) sectors, key investors and investment risks and challenges in Myanmar.

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Nikkei Asian Review | Japan’s Casino Market Offers Perils as Well as Promise

Nikkei Asian Review | Japan’s Casino Market Offers Perils as Well as Promise 1200 675 Blackpeak

The Head of Blackpeak Tokyo office, David Suzuki shares his view on the casino market in Japan for Nikkei Asian Review. Japanese supporters of casino gambling legalization originally hoped to…

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NYT | Singapore, a Rising Home for Quiet Money, Comes Under Pressure

NYT | Singapore, a Rising Home for Quiet Money, Comes Under Pressure 1200 675 Blackpeak

Chris Leahy quoted in an article from the New York Times on Singapore becoming “the new Switzerland” for billionaires.

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AVCJ | Behind the Curve

AVCJ | Behind the Curve 1201 675 Blackpeak

Chris Leahy, Blackpeak co-founder, quoted in an article from the Asian Venture Capital Journal (AVCJ) talking about how private equity firms source reliable industry data to support their investment thesis.…

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