ECM boom to continue with Thailand, Korea set for pick-up

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By Rashmi Kumar
30 Sep 2014

The Asia ex Japan equity capital market is heading towards a strong finish to the year, with a heavy pipeline of deals that is likely to take volumes soaring far beyond 2013's total. And for the remainder of the year bankers are looking to smaller pockets of the market, such as South Korea and Thailand, to drive a large chunk of their business, writes Rashmi Kumar.

Asia’s ECM market is no longer just a story of China and Hong Kong, and the reasons are plentiful. South Korea has one of the more stable stock markets in the region, and the pipeline of deals originating from there is already looking strong. For example, Samsung SDS ...

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