Deals wrap: Taiwan’s tough market

October 19, 2010

A security guard gestures to the photographer to stop taking pictures, inside the Nanshan insurance headquarters building in Taipei October 13, 2009.  REUTERS/Nicky Loh

Three Taiwanese life insurance assets worth $2.5 billion are up for grabs, but a rash of exits by foreign firms and picky regulators could make investors think twice about a deal, write Faith Hung and Denny Thomas. *View article

“With its options running out and time running out, Potash Corp may soon have little choice but to negotiate with BHP Billiton over the $39 billion bid that the world’s largest fertilizer supplier has flatly rejected,” write Euan Rocha and Michael Erman. *View article
*View article on Yara open to buying Potash Corp assets

Andrew Ross Sorkin interviews Felix Rohatyn. The veteran investment banker has “grown uneasy about his own industry and perhaps himself,” writes Sorkin. *View NYT article

Is the private equity industry on the verge of a shakeout? The Deal looks at which firms are in peril. *View article

Is a hedge fund investment firm touted as being controlled by women really run a man?
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