Friday, 15 December 2017

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  • A man walks past a backdrop to China Galaxy Securities' investor presentation for their global offering in Hong Kong.

    Galaxy trims Shanghai IPO size

    Equities | 13 January 2017

    China’s first sizeable A-share IPO of the year has left little doubt that regulators intend to maintain their tight control on new listings.

  • UBS loses top China dealmaker

    People & Markets | 13 January 2017

    Joseph Chee, a top deal-maker at UBS in Asia, has resigned to pursue his own interests, according to two people familiar with the departure. Chee is the second senior investment banker to leave the Swiss lender in recent weeks.

  • A mascot of Ant Financial is seen at its office in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China

    Asia IPOs set to rebound from weak 2016

    Top News | 06 January 2017

    After a difficult 2016, prospects are looking up for Asian equity capital markets this year, according to ECM bankers.

  • Asia-Pacific Equity House: Morgan Stanley

    All Special Reports | 16 December 2016

    Asian equity offerings proved a tough sell in 2016, but one bank used its global relationships to full advantage, raising more for its clients than any of its peers. For its consistent leadership in difficult markets, Morgan Stanley is IFR’s Asia-Pacific Equity House of the Year.

  • Asia-Pacific Structured Equity Issue: SoftBank’s US$6.6bn bond mandatorily exchangeable into Alibaba

    All Special Reports | 16 December 2016

    As one of the most profitable investments in corporate history, any disposal of SoftBank’s Alibaba stake was always going to need careful structuring.

  • A Donald Trump supporter in a "Make America Great Again" hat stands with a crowd of Hillary Clinton supporters

    All is fair for Meitu valuation

    Top News | 25 November 2016

    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder when it comes to the valuation of Meitu, the developer of China’s leading selfie retouching app.

  • Broker seals OTC jumbo

    Equities | 18 November 2016

    China Dragon Securities added to a revival of interest in China’s over-the-counter equity market last week with a Rmb9.92bn (US$1.45bn) fundraising, the biggest so far this year.

  • Samsung Biologics logo

    Asian ECM cautious after US vote

    Equities | 11 November 2016

    A dramatic rebound in risk appetite after the initial shock of Donald Trump’s victory in the US presidential election kept Asian equity markets open for business last week, but bankers have abandoned hopes of a year-end rush.

  • Law change rocks education IPOs

    Law change rocks education IPOs

    Top News | 11 November 2016

    The Hong Kong-listing plans of at least three Chinese education companies were put into limbo last week when China banned for-profit schools from teaching children up to the age of 15.

  • Year-end rush in Asia

    Structured Equity | 04 November 2016

    Asia’s equity-linked market saw a year-end issuance rush last week when the sale of two exchangeable bonds raised a combined US$877m.