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Globalscope launches Energy Transition Group

Globalscope, one of the world’s leading networks of independent advisory firms, has today launched the ‘Energy Transition Group’ to co-ordinate cross- border investment transactions in the key sectors which are driving the world’s energy transition to greater sustainability. The new sector group will focus on originating and executing transactions worldwide in the five main energy … Continued

Partnerships for Business Resilience and Recovery in Southeast Asia

This year, with support from the Office of Global Partnerships at the US Department of State (US DOS), FHI360 and AWR Lloyd have joined forces to prevent economic backsliding and promote business resilience in the private sector across the ASEAN region. The aftershocks of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the potential of future crises, … Continued

AWR Lloyd advises Sri Lankan client on sale of Bangladesh LPG business

On 15th November 2022, Laugfs Holding Limited (Laugfs Holding), a Sri Lankan conglomerate, completed the sale of its Bangladesh liquefied petroleum gas (‘LPG’) marketing, logistics and distribution business, Laugfs Gas (Bangladesh) Limited (‘LGBL’). AWR Lloyd acted as advisor to Laugfs Holding, managing a competitive divestment process as part of an overall assignment to advise the … Continued

AWR Lloyd hosts Globalscope M&A conference in Bangkok with focus on sustainability transformation

AWR Lloyd, a leading Indo-Pacific advisory firm, had the great honor of hosting the 2022 Globalscope Fall Conference in Bangkok, Thailand. Globalscope is a network of independent mergers and acquisitions (‘M&A’) advisory firms, with over three decades experience. The network completed over US$8 billion in transactions last year and is set to achieve a much … Continued

Indo-Pacific Sustainability Transformation specialist AWR Lloyd enters India in Strategic Alliance with Centrum

Poised to leverage annual funding potential of USD 230 bn in Indian Infrastructure MUMBAI, 10th August, 2022: AWR Lloyd, a leading Indo-Pacific strategy consulting and corporate finance advisory firm, has announced its entry into India through a strategic partnership with Centrum Capital Limited, the Investment Banking arm of the diversified financial services organization, Centrum Group. … Continued

Rever Auto & BYD partnership

Congratulations to our partner Rever Automotive CO., Ltd and BYD on their partnership for the distribution of New Energy Vehicles across Thailand!BYD is the world’s largest New Energy Vehicle manufacturer, aiming to combat pollution and reduce carbon emissions through the use of cutting edge technology solutions. Rever Automotive Co., Ltd is now Thailand’s official distributor of BYD … Continued

The End of Shareholder Primacy – a trick question ?

Listen to our CEO discussing what he sees as a trick question. Alex Wood, CEO of AWR Lloyd, is a strong believer in Stakeholder Capitalism, but argues that there is no other (successful) form of capitalism. The question ‘Is it the End for Shareholder Primacy ?’ is dangerous because it implies a lack of understanding … Continued

Banpu divests stake in Sunseap for S$469 million

Congratulations to our longtime client Banpu on their divestment of a 47.5% stake in Singapore-based solar energy group Sunseap. Banpu’s shareholding has been sold to EDP Renewables, a subsidiary of Portugal’s biggest power utility, for US$347 million(c.S$469 million). Banpu intends to capitalize on the learning curve from the investment in Sunseap to redeploy both expertise … Continued

India’s COVID-19 numbers could potentially cast a shadow on oil consumption

AWR Lloyd’s Rajat Kapoor wrote an article in the Economic Times on India’s petroleum consumption trends in light of the increasing number of Covid cases. As the second wave of the coronavirus batters India, petroleum products usage and by extension, crude consumption, are expected to take a downward, albeit short-term, hit. Fuel: A marked decrease in travel … Continued

Energy chokepoints

Asia’s energy dependence on the Middle East, combined with its combustible politics, calls for urgent attention to the fallout from an outbreak of conflict. If the Strait of Hormuz, a critical chokepoint between Oman and Iran, is compromised, Asian economies could be knocked onto their knees.  Recently the Suez Canal, another global chokepoint, has been … Continued