Investors proved last week that they preferred to buy convertible bonds with a good story, as well as a coupon, in current market conditions.
New Zealand plans to change the sales process for the last IPO to be launched under its state divestment programme. It aims to keep retail investors happy and, at the same time, boost proceeds by building price tension.
Hong Kong’s tougher IPO disclosure rules, taking effect from April 1, ought to give investors more confidence, but they also risk creating the kind of free-for-all competition between advisers that is more often seen among unregulated real estate agents.
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