Hong Kong IPO market defies China fears with bumper crop of deals

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By Jonathan Breen
02 Jul 2020

Hong Kong’s IPO market had one of its busiest periods in years this week, with more than 10 live deals vying for investor attention. But bankers in the city are concerned by the ECM market’s dislocation with the social, political and economic backdrop. Jonathan Breen reports.

More than 10 Hong Kong IPOs larger than $100m were live at the same time this week, with numerous other smaller deals also in the mix.

Five issuers launched deals on Monday — joining two already in the market — and another four followed on Tuesday. The companies, ...

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