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Nigeria’s insurance watchdog clears recapitalisation plans of 26 cos
47 out of the 57 insurers operating in the country have now submitted recapitalisation plans 30 Sep
Debt of Turkish businesses to drive deal-making in the country
Companies are mulling various options to resolve the debt crisis 25 Sep
August's Top M&A Deals per region
August 2019 - the top M&A deals for Emerging Asia, Latin America & the Caribbean, Middle East & Africa and Europe 25 Sep
Russian insurance market lags behind digitalisation trend
36% of Russians in 2019 are unaware that online insurance is an option 02 Sep

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France’s AXA, Malaysia’s Affin Bank seek buyer for USD 650mn insurance JV sale
Affin Bank Bhd has a 49.9% stake in AXA Affin General Insurance 30 Sep
France’s CNP raises offer for 40% of Brazil’s Caixa Seguridade to BRL 7bn
The amount may rise by an additional BRL 800mn if the insurance unit attains its performance targets 30 Sep
Thailand's TMB Bank buys local rival Thanachart Bank in the country's largest banking M&A deal
The transaction was dubbed Thailand’s largest banking M&A deal 25 Sep
Allianz to buy part of SulAmerica’s business for USD 743mn
The acquisition will expand the German insurer’s presence in Brazil’s auto insurance to 15% 02 Sep

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Turkey sees number of intl flight passengers rise 10.5% y/y in 9-mo 2019
Number of domestic passengers falls 12.7% y/y 10 Oct
Zimbabwe hikes electricity tariff by 320%
Sharp increase expected to fund investments in the power sector 10 Oct
Colombia’s external debt up 6.7% y/y in July
It increased to 42.7% of the country’s GDP 10 Oct
Peruvian gold exports grow 6% y/y in August
India, Switzerland and the USA were the main destinations 10 Oct

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Brazil's automotive production grows 10.9% y/y in September
Car and commercial vehicle output sharply improved 08 Oct
Poland’s vehicle registrations rise 21% y/y in Sept 2019
Registrations dropped 27.2% on a monthly basis 08 Oct
Colombia’s coffee output improves sharply in September
Industry’s production increased 0.4% y/y in the last 12 months 07 Oct

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Abu Dhabi‘s Adnoc to form USD 1.7bn JV with Dutch chemical group OCI NV
New company to become world’s largest export-focused nitrogen fertiliser business 02 Oct
Kenya Power issues profit warning for FY 2018/19
Earnings expected to drop over 25% y/y 23 Sep
Iran’s Mobarakeh Steel to become second-largest group in terms of capital
Company obtains approval to increase registered capital to IRR 210 trillion 19 Sep
Czech carmaker Skoda reports 4.1% drop in global deliveries in August
Falling sales in main market China drag on overall performance 13 Sep