Latest IPO news

  • Niu hits speed bump with $63m IPO

    Niu Technologies, China's leading maker of electric scooters, dragged its Nasdaq IPO over the line on Thursday after cutting the number of shares on offer and pricing almost 30% below the original marketing range.

    • 19 Oct 2018
  • IPO market turns to its Eastern front

    The Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) IPO market suffered during the sell-off that hit equity markets hard last week. But amid the wreckage of pulled flotations and weak aftermarket performance, two exciting listings from Kazakhstan and Belarus are underway and equity capital markets bankers and investors are beginning to see the promise in the markets in, and beyond, Europe’s eastern fringe, writes Sam Kerr.

    • 18 Oct 2018
  • Malaysian IPOs get going after dry spell

    Malaysia’s barren IPO landscape is coming back to life, with two food-related issuers filing their long-delayed listings this week.

    • 18 Oct 2018
  • Studio City IPO: The house always wins

    Studio City International Holdings priced its debut on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) at the top of its marketing range on Thursday, raising $359.4m.

    • 18 Oct 2018
  • Europe-China equity links set for debut

    China is about to find out if it can build a bridge to European liquidity, with Qingdao Haier set to close the first IPO of D-shares in Frankfurt. The debut of the China Europe International Exchange (Ceinex), along with another much talked about equity link to London, will be a key test of whether Chinese issuers can tap new sources of funding abroad. John Loh reports.

    • 18 Oct 2018
  • KFC, Pizza Hut owner files Malaysia IPO

    Malaysia’s QSR Brands has filed for an IPO in Malaysia, years after the company mooted a relisting on the local bourse.

    • 16 Oct 2018
  • Kazakh privatisation wave kicks off with nuclear IPO

    Kazatomprom, the Kazakh company that is one of the world's largest producers of natural uranium, is seeking an IPO in London and potentially Astana, the first of a number of expected sales by the state.

    • 15 Oct 2018
  • China slashes GDR lock-up for London-Shanghai Connect

    The China Securities Regulatory Commission has cut in half the lock-up period for converting global depository receipts (GDRs) into A-shares for the London-Shanghai Stock Connect, expected to launch later this year.

    • 15 Oct 2018
  • Innovent takes $422m listing on the road

    Innovent Biologics launched its Hong Kong IPO on Monday to raise HK$3.3bn ($422.2m), with over 60% of the shares already sold to a large contingent of cornerstone investors — many of them double-dippers.

    • 15 Oct 2018
  • Emami cement subsidiary seeks Rp10bn listing

    India’s Emami Cement is planning an IPO that could raise up to Rp10bn ($135.3m), having filed a draft prospectus with the country’s securities regulator.

    • 15 Oct 2018

IPO news archive

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 China Merchants Securities Co 17.33
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 14.45
3 CITIC Securities 10.36
4 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 9.42
5 China CITIC Bank Corp 8.48

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 15,658.50 72 7.61%
2 Morgan Stanley 13,921.33 63 6.77%
3 Citi 13,640.97 88 6.63%
4 UBS 10,915.56 69 5.31%
5 China International Capital Corp Ltd 10,581.88 41 5.15%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 HSBC 21,505.44 181 7.68%
2 Citi 20,709.67 133 7.40%
3 JPMorgan 13,802.40 85 4.93%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 12,328.25 77 4.40%
5 Goldman Sachs 11,208.75 54 4.00%

Asian polls & awards

  • 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.

  • GlobalRMB awards: Person of the year, most impressive innovation

    In the final article on our GlobalRMB awards, we talk about the key innovation of the year and highlight the individual that has made the greatest contribution to the development of China’s cross-border capital markets.

  • GlobalRMB awards: Best bank for securities services

    Securities services was one of the most competitive award categories GlobalRMB had to decide this year. Our awards criteria demanded the near-impossible from participating banks: to beat the competition in the fast-changing China access scheme, while at the same time demonstrating a broad client base and the ability to be at the cutting edge of innovation.

  • GlobalRMB awards: Best for ABS, CNH, G3 and Panda bonds

    In GlobalRMB's Best Bank Awards for China DCM, Standard Chartered wins for ABS and CNH, HSBC takes home the G3 Bond House Award, and Bank of China gets kudos as the Best House for Panda bond issuers.

  • Now open! GlobalCapital Asia Capital Market Awards 2018

    GlobalCapital Asia is pleased to invite pitches for our annual capital markets and investment banking awards, rewarding the most impressive transactions and investment banks of 2018.