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.
An overwhelming response to China’s largest domestic IPO since equity markets crashed last summer has lifted expectations that the country’s regulator may step up its efforts to clear a backlog of stalled listings.
Disagreement about the terms of compensation for Chinese IPO investors is adding to controversy over recently issued rules that hold underwriters accountable for misleading listing material.
China is increasing its scrutiny of the financial statements and information disclosures of IPO candidates in a bid to eliminate fraud and weed out weak companies clogging up the listings pipeline.