Saturday, 21 October 2017

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  • China Securities Regulatory Commission headquarters

    China crimps backdoor listings

    Equities | 24 June 2016

    Companies looking to bypass China’s backlogged IPO pipeline through backdoor listings face new hurdles in light of draft regulations intended to clamp down on reverse takeovers.

  • Bank of Jiangsu

    China faces US$1.1bn IPO test

    Equities | 24 June 2016

    Bank of Jiangsu has started pre-marketing China’s largest domestic listing since the country resumed IPOs last November, in a sign that regulators may be loosening controls on the size of listings one year after the market’s collapse.

  • Regulators want bigger say on HK IPOs

    People & Markets | 24 June 2016

    Market participants have welcomed a proposed overhaul of Hong Kong’s equities listing regime, while seeking more clarity on the detailed implementation of the changes.

  • The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong

    Chinese brokers in HK listing rush

    Equities | 17 June 2016

    More Chinese brokerages have unveiled plans for Hong Kong IPOs on hopes that stabilised stock markets on the mainland and the SAR will signal a recovery in the sector.

  • China broker to test IPO waters

    Broker to test IPO waters

    Equities | 10 June 2016

    Shanghai-listed Orient Securities started pre-marketing a Hong Kong IPO of up to US$1.5bn last week, becoming the first major Chinese brokerage to attempt a listing since last summer’s stock market collapse.

  • BOC Aviation aircraft

    Jittery take-off for BOC Aviation

    Equities | 03 June 2016

    BOC Aviation’s weaker than expected trading debut last week has dented the chances of a US$4bn IPO rush before the summer break.

  • China speeds up reforms to lure tech listings

    People & Markets | 03 June 2016

    China is reforming the New Third Board, the country’s largest over-the-counter equities market, to make it more attractive to high-growth and technology companies.

  • Lotte Hotel logo

    Hotel Lotte puts jumbo IPO on hold

    Equities | 03 June 2016

    South Korea’s Hotel Lotte has postponed bookbuilding for its jumbo Korea Exchange IPO, according to sources close to the deal.

  • An SF Express delivery truck

    SF returns through back door

    Top News | 27 May 2016

    Chinese delivery giant SF Holdings (Group) has scrapped preparations for an A-share IPO in favour of a backdoor listing, underlining the appeal of the alternative route to market for companies looking to get ahead of the competition.

  • Hotel Lotte unveils Korea's biggest IPO

    Hotel Lotte unveils South Korea's biggest IPO

    Top News | 20 May 2016

    South Korea’s Hotel Lotte is testing investor appetite for its mammoth Korea Exchange listing at a time when volatile markets have cooled global IPO activity.