Market learns merits of China education as IPOs flow

The equity market for Chinese education companies in Hong Kong is heating up, with Minsheng Education Group Co, the first pure play university IPO from the mainland, finishing bookbuilding this week to much success. All the signs show that investors are excited about the sector, writes Jonathan Breen.

  • By Jonathan Breen
  • 16 Mar 2017
Until 2017, Mainland education firms had been scarce in Hong Kong’s primary equity capital market. But with two already listed and trading well this year, and another set to debut on the bourse next week, the sector has come to the fore in a quiet period for Hong ...

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