Ken Wang covers China's ECM and the equity-linked market for IFR. Before joining Thomson Reuters IFR in January 2011, he worked as a stock editor for China Finance Online.
China has improved the approval process for both domestic and overseas equity offerings, as it steps up efforts to improve transparency and allow companies to tap equity markets easier and faster.
Chinese brokerage Huatai Securities took full advantage of the frenzy in China’s stock markets last week to price its Hong Kong IPO at the top of its target range to raise HK$34.7bn (US$4.47bn).
Chinese regulators have cleared the way for the biggest A-share listing in five years in the latest sign that the rally in mainland equities is encouraging more companies to sell shares.