24th March 2016
Another week, another financial sector IPO in Hong Kong. So far this year, three such listings have come to market in the city, for a total of more than $2.6bn equivalent. Most notably, these have included IPOs by Bank of Tianjin ($948m) and China Zheshang Bank ($1.7bn), both of which priced their offerings near the bottom end of the indicative price range last week.
4th November 2015
Hong Kong IPO issuance has seen healthy volumes so far this year. At US$68.3 billion, according to Dealogic, new listings on HKEx have already reached the level achieved for the entire year in 2014. The outcome of deals, however, remains heavily dependent on cornerstone investors, while oversized syndicates have sadly been back in full force since at least late spring.
2nd June 2014
A quick glance at the SGX’s website shows that only six new listings closed on the Main Board since the start of the year.
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).
3rd January 2014
According to database company Dealogic, global IPO volume in 2013 totaled US$173.3 billion via 934 deals, up 39% on 2012 (US$124.3 billion, 821 deals) and represented the highest volume since 2010 (US$281.4 billion).
4th October 2013
Global IPO volume stood at US$99.1 billion (587 deals) in the first nine months of 2013, up 12% on the same 2012 period (US$88.2 billion) and the highest first nine months since 2011 (US$142.7 billion). [Statistics and some of the commentaries from Dealogic]