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Monday, 20 August 2018

Fiona Lau' s stories

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  • Outbound M&A fuels IPO pipeline

    Equities | 16 June 2017

    Hong Kong’s IPO market is emerging as a beneficiary of the recent surge in outbound Chinese acquisitions as mainland companies look to monetise their investments.

  • China broker pays up for fraud

    People & Markets | 16 June 2017

    Industrial Securities has offered to compensate investors for at least 60% of losses linked to a fraudulent IPO it sponsored in 2014, providing a reference point for other brokers looking to quantify potential liabilities related to A-share listings.

  • Morgan Stanley bids zero for China Tower IPO

    Ticker | 14 June 2017

    Morgan Stanley has raised the stakes in Hong Kong’s ultra-competitive IPO market with an offer to charge zero sponsor fees for China Tower’s jumbo listing, according to sources close to the deal.

  • China's IPO funds feel the pain

    People & Markets | 09 June 2017

    A slowdown in the pace of mainland listings is forcing some of China’s IPO-focused funds to throw in the towel.

  • Hong Kong Stock Exchange

    Jumbo China IPOs head for HK

    Top News | 02 June 2017

    Two giant Chinese state-owned companies have kicked off preparations for jumbo Hong Kong IPOs that could each raise US$5bn-$10bn.

  • Regulator expands share-sale ban

    Equities | 02 June 2017

    China has tightened its restrictions on share disposals, dealing another blow to the country’s struggling equity capital market.

  • GRCB to start bookbuilding for US$1bn IPO on Monday

    Ticker | 01 June 2017

    Guangzhou Rural Commercial Bank is set to open books for a Hong Kong IPO of up to US$1bn on Monday, according to sources close to the matter.

  • Wuxi Biologics draws IPO crowds

    Equities | 26 May 2017

    Wuxi Biologics’ Hong Kong IPO of up to HK$3.98bn (US$511m) has drawn strong demand from investors, thanks to the company’s high growth and the absence of exciting floats in the city this year.

  • Sinopec

    Sinopec invites pitches for US$10bn retail unit IPO

    Ticker | 26 May 2017

    China Petroleum & Chemical Corp has invited banks to pitch for a role on the IPO of its retail unit, putting Sinopec Marketing on track for a public listing as early as the end of this year.

  • Great Wall AMC to hire banks for US$1bn pre-IPO placement

    Ticker | 25 May 2017

    China Great Wall Asset Management, one of the mainland’s “Big Four” distressed-asset managers, plans to raise about US$1bn from a pre-IPO strategic placement before going public in 2018, according to sources familiar with the situation.