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.
14th February 2013
On 5 February, Sunway REIT (SREIT MK) priced a US$103 million equivalent primary placement, representing 8% of the REIT.
18th October 2011
HONG KONG (Dow Jones Investment Banker) – Pavilion REIT, a real estate investment trust which will invest in one of Kuala Lumpur’s major shopping malls, is reportedly about to launch an IPO and thus become the latest addition to Malaysia’s REIT (M-REIT) success story.
27th April 2011
HONG KONG (Dow Jones Investment Banker) – The first-ever yuan-denominated IPO in Hong Kong – for Hui Xian REIT – priced Tuesday, after having received a rather subdued reception from the public. Reasons include a rather aggressive yield, the offer structure for the transaction and controlling shareholder Li Ka-shing’s reputation for leaving little on the table when pricing deals, as well as uncertainties about aftermarket trading and macro market developments.
5th April 2011
“IPO: A Global Guide” was featured on Bloomberg TV today in an interview I gave to anchor Susan Li in her “First Up” show at 07:40am Hong Kong time.
This is a high-profile segment which, since it takes place early in the morning, is being played out repeatedly throughout the day’s programming.
30th March 2011
HONG KONG (Dow Jones Investment Banker) – Richard Li appears again to be following in his father’s footsteps. Hong Kong’s richest man, Li Ka-shing, just spun off the container port assets of Hutchison Whampoa Ltd. as a business trust on Singapore’s SGX in the world’s largest IPO so far this year. Now PCCW Ltd., in which the younger Li holds a 27.1% stake, is considering a similar listing in Hong Kong for its telecommunications arm, which accounts for about 90% of PCCW’s business.