China Literature makes smashing HK debut

China Literature made jaws drop this week when its shares doubled on their debut in Hong Kong, giving it the best first day close in the world this year.

  • By John Loh
  • 09 Nov 2017

Not content with being a smashing success in primary, the Tencent-backed issuer gained as much as 100% on Wednesday to HK$110 ($14) a share, from its issue price of HK$55.

The flotation, which raised HK$8.3bn, sparked a mad rush from both institutional and retail investors, as well as ...

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Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 28.15
2 CITIC Securities 21.52
3 China CITIC Bank Corp 9.93
4 China Merchants Bank Co 9.38
5 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 7.73

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 UBS 14,054.18 85 5.94%
2 CITIC Securities 13,958.14 79 5.90%
3 Goldman Sachs 10,886.27 55 4.60%
4 Morgan Stanley 10,221.90 54 4.32%
5 China Securities Co Ltd 9,861.82 46 4.17%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 32,532.75 218 8.19%
2 Citi 30,602.78 186 7.70%
3 JPMorgan 23,972.21 138 6.03%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 20,655.77 107 5.20%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 16,700.51 126 4.20%

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