Sunday, 18 February 2018

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  • 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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    Cofco Meat IPO stirs up a stew

    Top News | 04 November 2016

    A first-day drop of as much as 24% in newly listed Cofco Meat has left angry investors pointing the finger at Morgan Stanley for its role on a block trade that revalued the sector.

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    Shanghai bank IPO raises Rmb10bn

    Equities | 04 November 2016

    Bank of Shanghai raised Rmb10.67bn (US$1.57bn) from the largest domestic IPO in China since equity markets crashed in the summer of 2015, highlighting investors’ enthusiasm for new listings ahead of several large floats from the brokerage sector.

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    Zhou Hei Ya ducks cornerstones

    Equities | 28 October 2016

    Chinese food-maker Zhou Hei Ya International is bucking the trend in Hong Kong’s IPO market with a deal that will feature no cornerstone investors.