Economic outlook of Thailand

Overview Thailand is a fairly developed economy with an upper-middle-income status. Situated in the heart of Southeast Asia, the country serves as a gateway to one of the world’s most dynamic markets. Despite a decade of political instability and economic shocks, the economy grew at a rate of 3.7 percent in 2017 and is expected…

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India’s time is no longer coming, it’s arrived

As one of the fastest growing countries in the world, India’s vibrant economy offers a resilient outlook for Private Equity backed ventures. “It throws everything into the mix,” says Kylla’s Prianka Mahanty. The country’s journey from nascent deals to larger, more complex mature ones has been long – but it’s now paying off. In 2017,…

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Getting to know Kylla from the inside out

Ken Polotan recently joined Kylla. Here he explains why and what drives him. One of the things that piqued my interest and led me to join Kylla Corporate Transactions is the firm’s tagline: “Business Beyond Borders.”  Let’s just say that I drank the Kool-Aid: I subscribe and believe in “Business Beyond Borders.” Yet Kylla’s translation…

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Chiang Mai airport upgrade will benefit Bangkok as well

Anyone who has flown into Bangkok recently will know that its two airports are hugely congested. But the story is repeated across the country, with visitor numbers soaring to over 35 million in 2017 – equivalent to more than half the country’s population. To meet an expected further increase in arrivals, the Thai government is…

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New Singapore office hits the ground running

It’s an exciting time to be an investor in Singapore – and indeed the whole of south east Asia. Although it is only four months since we opened our office in the city-state, we already have a very full pipeline of potential deals. The reason we think is that we offer a full spectrum of…

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New Thailand office offers convenient meeting point

Kylla’s investment team in Thailand, which is managed by San Nuanon, has moved into a stunning new office at CentralWorld Bangkok. Through our presence at the heart of Bangkok’s financial centre, we can offer our Asia-based clients another easy-to-reach location (along with Singapore) at which to meet our investment team.

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Singapore matchmaking event a treat for speedy daters

Kylla is proud to have been part of a matchmaking event in Singapore for Dutch entrepreneurs considering expanding into the region. The speed date was organised by the Dutch Embassy in Singapore to help businesses learn more about the business climate and opportunities in the Asia-Pacific region. As well as the heads of the Economic…

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Asia Road Show to highlight cross-border opportunities

Kylla managing partner Anton van der Graaf is currently taking our new Business Beyond Borders message to cross-border-minded investors and company owners in Asia. Below is an impression of our event at the “Opportunity for Growth Conference”, at the Rama Gardens Hotel, in Bangkok, Thailand, where Anton was a keynote speaker. Other stops on the…

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A positively lateral thinker

Johannes Hammerstein has a motto, “Think Positive & Be Different”, and all we can say is that he does and he is. Both qualities have been evident from the day he joined Kylla, in 2006, and it’s why we recently appointed him a member of our management team.

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