Latest IPO news

  • CMGE Tech launches $166m HK IPO

    Chinese mobile game developer CMGE Technology Group has kicked off the roadshow for its up to HK$1.3bn ($166.3m) Hong Kong IPO, finding early support from international investors, according to a source close to the deal.

    • 18 Oct 2019
  • S Hotels preps $260m Thai listing

    Thailand’s S Hotels and Resorts is set to launch bookbuilding for its IPO next week and is looking to raise up to Bt7.9bn ($260m) from the deal.

    • 17 Oct 2019
  • Youdao hits road with $101m New York IPO

    Chinese online education platform Youdao has launched bookbuilding for its New York Stock Exchange listing, eyeing up to $100.8m from the deal.

    • 16 Oct 2019
  • HKEX picks new listing chief

    Hong Kong’s stock exchange has hired former employee Bonnie Y Chan as its new head of listing. She will start next year.

    • 16 Oct 2019
  • Languang Justbon scores with HK$1.6bn IPO

    Property manager Sichuan Languang Justbon Services Group has raised HK$1.59bn ($202.3m) from its IPO, after a surge of demand from institutional and retail investors, according to a source close to the deal.

    • 15 Oct 2019
  • Morgan Stanley-backed Feihe gets greenlight for HK IPO

    Hong Kong’s stock exchange has awarded China Feihe, a baby milk formula producer, its final stamp of approval to list.

    • 14 Oct 2019
  • Lotte Reit prices record W430bn IPO at top end

    A real estate investment trust backed by conglomerate Lotte Group has raised W430bn ($362.1m) in South Korea’s largest public Reit listing.

    • 11 Oct 2019
  • China’s Fangdd and Q&K line up US listings

    Fangdd Network Group, an online platform for real estate agents, is planning an IPO on the Nasdaq, having filed draft documents with the US securities regulator this week.

    • 10 Oct 2019
  • US blacklist casts pall over Chinese AI firms planning IPOs

    The US’s announcement this week that it was putting a whole host of Chinese companies on its blacklist for alleged involvement in human rights abuses is set to hit some of them hard. One of the victims is artificial intelligence (AI) leader Megvii Technology, which has been working on a billion-dollar Hong Kong IPO that will now be a challenge. Jonathan Breen reports.

    • 10 Oct 2019
  • Hyundai Card sends out RFP for IPO mandate

    Hyundai Card, a South Korean credit card company, has issued a request for proposals to banks to work on its planned IPO.

    • 09 Oct 2019

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Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 27.09
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 12.86
3 China Merchants Bank Co 11.85
4 China Merchants Securities Co 9.09
5 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 5.51

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $b No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 11.56 53 6.98%
2 CITIC Securities 11.15 64 6.74%
3 China International Capital Corp Ltd 9.66 56 5.83%
4 UBS 9.66 73 5.83%
5 Morgan Stanley 9.43 59 5.70%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $b No of issues Share %
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1 HSBC 29.40 258 8.37%
2 Citi 23.83 167 6.79%
3 JPMorgan 16.38 120 4.66%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 16.13 163 4.59%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 12.50 94 3.56%

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  • GlobalCapital China Capital Market Awards 2019: open for submissions

    GlobalCapital China is pleased to invite you to participate in the GlobalCapital China Capital Market Awards 2019. Inaugurated last year under the GlobalRMB banner, the awards celebrate the accomplishments of the leading players in the renminbi debt capital markets, onshore and offshore, as well as key service providers.

  • Last chance! GlobalCapital Asia Capital Market Awards 2019

    GlobalCapital Asia is pleased to invite pitches for our annual capital markets and investment banking awards, which reward the most impressive transactions and investment banks of 2019.

  • GlobalCapital reveals SRI Award nominations

    GlobalCapital has published the nominations for its Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Awards. The winners will be announced on September 17, at our Awards Ceremony in Amsterdam.

  • GlobalCapital SRI Awards: poll extended

    In response to requests from market participants, GlobalCapital has extended the closing date of its poll to determine the 2019 winners of its Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Awards. Market participants can now vote until July 26.