3rd March 2015
There seems to be no end in sight for the Asian ECM bout of depression. Above all, it’s been a pretty miserable year so far for IPOs, in sharp contrast to new listings activity in other parts of the world.
29th January 2014
I was back in CNBC’s Hong Kong studio this morning to comment on “The Call” hosted by Bernie Lo, on Hong Kong Electric Investments’ IPO trading debut on HKEx.
4th July 2013
I was back in CNBC’s Hong Kong studio this morning for live interviews with anchors Emily Chan and Oriel Morrison to comment on local IPOs.
9th November 2012
An interesting story was published on Bloomberg today about the forthcoming introduction of business trusts in Malaysia.
20th January 2012
A guest column I wrote for the China Economic Review.
2011 was a year marred by extreme volatility in markets, an earthquake and tsunami that disrupted global supply chains, renewed inflationary worries in Asia and, above all, the near collapse of the euro zone.
2nd January 2012
A Happy New Year to all! Set out below is a piece I wrote in today’s South China Morning Post in Hong Kong, looking at the year that was and at prospects for IPOs in the city.
Last year was difficult for Hong Kong initial public offerings. True, about US$32 billion was raised from 69 flotations as of December 15, according to the Hong Kong Exchange (thereby enabling the city to retain its global crown for IPO fund-raising, ahead of Shenzhen and New York), but last year was also notable for the below-par performance of most new issues – with many down by 20 per cent or more from their offer prices.