Monthly Archives: April 2014

HK IPOs: the ‘new regime’ is still on slow speed

4th April 2014

A new regime for sponsors of initial public offerings and the vetting of new listing applications in Hong Kong entered its second phase on April 1.

WH Group’s IPO: Drowning by numbers

4th April 2014

Another week, another Hong Kong IPO with a silly number of bookrunners on the tombstone.

First quarter global IPO review

2nd April 2014

According to Dealogic, global IPO volume stood at US$48.0 billion (246 deals) in the first quarter of 2014, up 92% from US$24.9 billion (165 deals) in the same period in 2013, and the highest first quarter volume since 2010 ($53.7 billion).



I have set up this blog to report notable events on international IPOs.

These include particularly remarkable transactions, changes in market practice (whether pertaining to documentation, valuation or marketing techniques) and regulations, as well as appointments in the sphere of equity capital markets (ECM).

Although the blog has a bias towards the Asia-Pacific region, since this is where I am based, it is intended to be global in both its scope and outlook.

Please use the contact form above to report an IPO story or an ECM development.


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