Latest IPO news

  • CStone opens hot with 2019’s first HK biotech IPO

    CStone Pharmaceuticals has launched Hong Kong’s first biotechnology IPO of the year — and bankers are watching it closely. The up to HK$2.38bn ($304m) deal has received a strong early response, a good sign for the growing pipeline of biotech issuers hoping to put a difficult 2018 behind them. Jonathan Breen reports.

    • 14 Feb 2019
  • Dexin China eyes $220m Hong Kong listing

    Chinese property developer Dexin China has launched bookbuilding for an IPO that could raise up to HK$1.73bn ($220.3m).

    • 14 Feb 2019
  • Xiaomi the money: MSCI approves dual-class stocks

    MSCI is to add nine stocks with dual-class voting structures to its global benchmark, it said this week. Chinese technology companies Meituan-Dianping and Xiaomi Corp are among the new names included.

    • 14 Feb 2019
  • Dexin China eyes $220m from HK listing

    Chinese property developer Dexin China kicked off bookbuilding on Thursday for an IPO that could raise up to HK$1.73bn ($220.3m).

    • 14 Feb 2019
  • China's Risun nears investor talks for $200m IPO

    Chinese chemicals company Risun Group is kicking off pre-IPO investor education next week. The company wants to raise up to $200m before its listing application expires in May, according to a source.

    • 13 Feb 2019
  • Stabilisation profits: sharing is caring

    Clawback columnist Philippe Espinasse turns his attention to one of the ECM world’s best-guarded secrets: the profits banks can make from stabilisation.

    • 13 Feb 2019
  • Chalet Hotels' share price swings on debut

    Shares of Chalet Hotels, a high-end hotel group in India, initially soared 5% on their debut on the domestic stock exchange on Thursday, before paring some of the gains.

    • 08 Feb 2019
  • DWF announces IPO but investors await big listings from EM

    DWF, the UK law firm, has filed paperwork on an initial public offering in London, but many in equity capital markets are predicting that the the city’s largest deals will come from the emerging markets.

    • 31 Jan 2019
  • CSRC unveils rules for new Shanghai tech board

    China’s securities regulator has published draft regulations for the Shanghai Stock Exchange’s new technology board, giving the market a first look at how the much-anticipated listing venue will function.

    • 31 Jan 2019
  • Hong Kong Exchange joins paperless for trading

    The securities market in Hong Kong will fully transform into a paperless model as early as 2022, in the hope of speeding up transactions, according to a joint consultation proposal made by the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) and Hong Kong Exchange and Clearing (HKEX).

    • 29 Jan 2019

IPO news archive

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 China Merchants Securities Co 14.44
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 11.65
3 Bank of China (BOC) 10.33
4 CITIC Securities 8.41
5 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 7.17

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 1,472.64 4 9.31%
2 CITIC Securities 1,389.13 8 8.78%
3 China International Capital Corp Ltd 1,340.29 6 8.47%
4 UBS 1,119.14 7 7.08%
5 Morgan Stanley 1,105.27 8 6.99%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 HSBC 5,431.62 41 10.56%
2 JPMorgan 3,619.90 21 7.04%
3 Citi 3,555.05 26 6.91%
4 UBS 2,356.80 22 4.58%
5 Deutsche Bank 2,285.67 18 4.44%

Asian polls & awards

  • GlobalCapital Asia capital markets awards 2018: Investment banks

    In the fourth and final instalment of GlobalCapital Asia’s capital markets awards announcements, find out the Best Asian Investment Bank and the Best Investment Bank in the region for 2018.

  • GlobalCapital Asia capital markets awards 2018: Bonds

    In part three of our results announcements, we reveal the winning bond deals across a variety of categories. In addition, we also name the Best G3 Bond House, Best Local Currency Bond House, Best High Yield Bond House and the debut winner of the Best House for SRI Financing.

  • GlobalCapital Asia capital markets awards 2018: Equities

    In part two of our results announcements, we reveal the winning equity deals and banks, including the Best Follow-on/Accelerated Bookbuild, Best Equity-Linked Deal, Best IPO, Best ECM Deal and Best ECM House.

  • GlobalCapital Asia capital markets awards 2018: Loans

    GlobalCapital Asia has spent the last two months talking to banks and their clients in a bid to determine the most impressive capital markets transactions and advisers across Asia ex-Japan in 2018. We are pleased to begin our awards announcements in the loan market.

  • GlobalRMB awards: Most impressive issuers, best law firm

    In this third part of the GlobalRMB awards, we present our reasons for choosing the best issuers in the FIG, corporate and SSA categories — and praise the strong performance of one well-known foreign law firm.