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Philippe & his IPO series have been consistently active in the public eye since the first publication in 2011.

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Financial Times

Quoted multiple times in an article entitled “Innovent Biologics gains by a fifth on Hong Kong debut”, by Asia markets correspondent Emma Dunkley

31 October 2018
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Financial Times

Quoted in an article entitled “Hong Kong sweeteners fail to lure Chinese tech listings”, by Louise Lucas and Emma Dunkley

18 October 2018
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Financial Times

Quoted in an article entitled “Hong Kong plans to suspend trading in groups with shaky accounts”, by Asia markets correspondent Emma Dunkley

17 October 2018
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Financial Times

Quoted several times in an article entitled “China Renaissance shares plunge on trading debut”, by Asia markets correspondent Emma Dunkley

27 September 2018
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PwC / The Economist Intelligence Unit

Participant in a survey on the future of capital markets in emerging markets

07 September 2018
Public Appearances

The Banker

Judge for the Investment Banking Awards (IPOs and equity fund raising category) for this magazine owned by the Financial Times

04 September 2018
Reference

University College London (UCL)

Participant in a survey for a research project on disintermediated IPOs

26 July 2018
Interviews

Financial Times

Quoted several times in an article entitled “Battle between mainland and HKEX to list tech companies hots up”, by Asia markets correspondent Emma Dunkley

17 July 2018
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Financial Times

Quoted a number of times in an article entitled “Banks scramble to assemble Asian biotech IPO resources”, by Asia correspondent Emma Dunkley

09 May 2018
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Financial Times

Quoted multiple times in an article entitled “Hong Kong’s small-cap IPO frenzy finds new gear”, by Asia correspondent Emma Dunkley.

16 April 2018
Public Appearances

City University of Hong Kong

Panel member, “Writing a Novel”, undergraduate class on writing fiction

07 March 2018
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Global Capital

Quoted multiple times in an article entitled “HK dual-class shares hang in the balance”, by John Loh

24 August 2017
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Bloomberg

Quoted in a Bloomberg News article entitled “A 9,800% Stock Increase Exposes Hong Kong’s Billionaires on Paper”, by Robert Olsen and Benjamin Robertson

18 April 2017
Public Appearances

The Banker

Judge for the Investment Banking Awards 2016

06 October 2016
Reference

Institute of Financial Planners of Hong Kong

Mentioned several times in the IFPHK’s response to the joint consultation paper on proposed enhancements to The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited’s decision-making and governance structure for listing regulation issued by the Securities and Futures Commission and the exchange

01 September 2016
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CNBC

Quoted in a Reuters article entitled “Anbang’s Hong Kong IPO to lift veil on Chinese group’s backers”, by Dennis Thomas and Elzio Barreto

26 August 2016
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Bloomberg

Quoted in a Bloomberg News article entitled “Chinese Insurance Giant Anbang Said to Seek IPO Bank Pitches”, with assistance by Heng Xie, Prudence Ho, Dingmin Zhang, Jonathan Browning, and Regina Tan

23 August 2016
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Global Investor Magazine

Interviewed for an article entitled “Aramco IPO sparks exchange scramble”, by James Gavin

15 August 2016
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The Banker

Quoted multiple times in an article entitled “Hong Kong – IPOs – Chinese A1 filings: A risky business”, by Danielle Myles

01 August 2016
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Bloomberg

Quoted in an article entitled “CDB Leasing Said to Price $799 Million IPO Near Bottom End”, by Regina Tan

30 June 2016
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Reuters

Quoted in an article entitled “Hong Kong’s cornerstone investors dominate but drain IPOs of vitality”, by Elzio Barreto

23 June 2016
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Global Capital

Quoted in an article entitled “SFC consolidates role amid consultation on HK listings”, by John Loh

23 June 2016
Reference

Japanese investment bank

In-house course on Hong Kong’s IPO sponsor regime

18 May 2016
Interviews

Bloomberg

Quoted in an article entitled “Zeshang Bank Said to Delay Testing $1 Billion IPO Interest”, by Fox Hu and Regina Tan

29 February 2016
Reference

Conventus Law

Quoted in a Legal News and Analysis article, entitled “Weighted Voting Right Governance Structure: Reconsider Listing Of Family Business In Hong Kong”

20 January 2016
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Global Capital

Interviewed for an article on Asian ECM entitled “Better days ahead”, by Rashmi Kumar

16 December 2015
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Bloomberg

Quoted in an article entitled “Public Goes Missing from Hong Kong IPOs as State Giants Buy”, by Fox Hu

13 November 2015
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Channel News Asia

Live interview with business anchor Haidi Lun on Hong Kong IPOs and Japan Post’s privatization

12 October 2015
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CNBC

Quoted several times in an article entitled “The big picture for HK floats looks bright”, by Saheli Roy Choudhury

09 October 2015
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Global Capital

Quoted multiple times in an article entitled “HKEx drops dual-class proposal after SFC thumbs down”, by John Loh

08 October 2015
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RTHK Radio 3

Live interview with anchor Noreen Mir on the “123 Show” to talk about my debut Hong Kong thriller, “Hard Underwriting”

07 October 2015
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Reuters

Quoted in an article entitled “Wall Street banks feel equities fee pinch as Chinese competition bites”, by Elzio Barreto

06 October 2015
Public Appearances

Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute

Lecturer, “Overview of the new IPO sponsor regulatory regime and practice in Hong Kong” (preparatory course for the Paper 16 examinations for Representatives), on 28 and 31 August 2015.

28 August 2015
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FinanceAsia

Quoted in an article entitled “China’s Black Monday could crimp dealmaking”, by Ray Chan

24 August 2015
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Bloomberg

Quoted in an article entitled “For China’s Hottest Stocks, a 77% Gain in Four Days is Bad News”, by Fox Hu

02 July 2015
Interviews

Bloomberg Television

Interview with anchor Sophie Kamaruddin on Malaysia’s ECM markets for the “Moving Malaysia” evening programme

10 June 2015
Public Appearances

Hong Kong University

Course on IPOs, as part of the Masters in Finance programme, within the private equity module taught by Henri Arslanian

01 June 2015
Reference

Maybank Investment Bank Berhad

Presentation to staff on trends in equity capital markets and book signing, as part of their “Technical Experts” series, in Kuala Lumpur

21 May 2015
Interviews

Global Capital

Quoted multiple times in an article entitled “Changing tides for Chinese IBs in Asia ECM”, by John Loh

05 May 2015
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Global Capital

Quoted in an article entitled “Chinese brokers brace for bigger H-share discount”, by John Loh

19 March 2015
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FinanceAsia

Quoted in an article entitled “HKBN underwhelms on its debut”, by Suzy Waite

12 March 2015
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CNBC.com

Quoted in an article entitled “Is Japan Post overpaying for Toll?”, by Leslie Shaffer

18 February 2015
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FinanceAsia

Quoted multiple times in an article entitled “HK IPOs seen slipping slightly in 2015”, by Suzy Waite

06 January 2015
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Global Capital

Quoted several times in an article entitled “Hong Kong/Singapore IPOs: Different Strokes”, by Managing Editor Mark Baker

16 December 2014
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CNBC

Live television interview on “Squawk Box Asia” with anchors Bernie Lo and Susan Li, on CGN Power’s IPO debut in Hong Kong

10 December 2014
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FinanceAsia

Quoted multiple times in an article entitled “Hong Kong reopen for ECM business, for now” by Suzy Waite

10 December 2014
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Reuters Television

Recorded interview on Dalian Wanda’s IPO in Hong Kong

09 December 2014
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The Washington Post

Quoted in an article entitled “Morgan Stanley central in Chinese stock dispute” by the Associated Press

13 November 2014
Interviews

ABC News

Quoted in an article entitled “Hong Kong Stock Regulators Struggle to Spot Fraud”, by Jeff Horwitz of the Associated Press in Washington

13 November 2014
Public Appearances

Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute

Lecturer, “Overview of the new IPO sponsor regulatory regime and practice in Hong Kong” (preparatory course for the Paper 16 examinations for Representatives), on 10 and 13 November 2014.

10 November 2014
Reference

Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute

In-house training on the new IPO sponsor regulatory regime and practice in Hong Kong (preparatory course for the Paper 15 examinations for Principals) for an international investment bank in Hong Kong

20 October 2014
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Reuters

Quoted in an article entitled “China’s CICC Chairman also leaving after CEO quits”, by Heng Xie and Engen Tham

15 October 2014
Public Appearances

Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute

Lecturer, “Overview of the new IPO sponsor regulatory regime and practice in Hong Kong” (preparatory course for the Paper 15 examinations for Principals), on 14, 16 and 21 October 2014.

14 October 2014
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Reuters

Quoted in an article entitled “China investment bank CICC’s Levin Zhu resigns” by Engen Tham and Lawrence White

14 October 2014
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South China Morning Post

Quoted in an article entitled “IPO fundraisers arrive in Hong Kong despite civil strife”, by Ray Chan

01 October 2014
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The Wall Street Journal

Quoted in an article entitled “Hong Kong Banks Hit By Protests”, by Enda Curran

29 September 2014
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Bloomberg

Quoted in an article entitled “Alibaba Sentiment Adds $3.1 Billion for top Tech Tycoons”, by Zijing Wu

19 September 2014
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FinanceAsia

Quoted multiple times in an article entitled “Cornerstones weight down Hong Kong IPOs”, by Suzy Waite

10 September 2014
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Global Capital

Quoted in an article entitled “Little need for HKEx dual-class proposal, bankers say”, by Lorraine Cushnie and Rashmi Kumar

04 September 2014
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The Wall Street Journal

Quoted in an article entitled “Beijing Decree Stirs Fear Over Hong Kong Status as Finance Hub”, by Enda Curran, Kathy Chu and James T. Areddy

02 September 2014
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Global Capital

Quoted in an article entitled “Bankers unconvinced as HKEx consults on dual shareholding”, by Lorraine Cushnie

01 September 2014
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South China Morning Post

Quoted in an article entitled “Investors face hard truths about IPO market in Hong Kong”, by Ray Chan and Enoch Yiu

11 August 2014
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BBC World News

Recorded television interview for the Asia Business Report programme on the re-launched IPO of WH Group, with Hong Kong correspondent Juliana Liu

05 August 2014
Public Appearances

Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute

Lecturer, “Overview of the new IPO sponsor regulatory regime and practice in Hong Kong” (preparatory course for the Paper 16 examinations for Representatives), on 29 and 31 July 2014.

29 July 2014
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Bloomberg

Quoted in an article entitled “Too Many Bankers Hurt Hong Kong IPOs as Bacon Maker WH Drops 26”, by Fox Hu and Jonathan Browning

23 July 2014
Public Appearances

Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute

Lecturer, “Overview of the new IPO sponsor regulatory regime and practice in Hong Kong” (preparatory course for the Paper 15 examinations for Principals), on 30 June, 2 July and 7 July 2014.

30 June 2014
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Global Capital

Quoted multiple times in an article entitled “Sebi ECM reforms to trigger a slew of stake sales”, by Rashmi Kumar

26 June 2014
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Reuters

Quoted in an article entitled “Lack of IPOs, buyout boom exacerbate Singapore’s bourse liquidity woes”, by Anshuman Daga

26 June 2014
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Reuters

Quoted in an article entitled “Thai tycoon Charoen to raise close to $300 mln in hospitality trust IPO”, by Anshuman Daga and Saheed Azhar

23 June 2014
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The Wall Street Journal

Video interview with Asia banking reporter Enda Curran on the climate for investment banks in the region

17 June 2014
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South China Morning Post

Quoted in an article entitled “China investment banks making market inroads”, by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

26 May 2014
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IFR Asia

Interview with contributor Bee Lin Ang for the “Advising the Wise” section of the “Banking to Asia’s Blue Chips” report

14 May 2014
Public Appearances

Dealogic

Talk in Hong Kong on “IPO Banks: Pitch, Selection and Mandate”

12 May 2014
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The Wall Street Journal

Quoted in an article entitled “Regulators Step Up Probe Into Bank Hiring Overseas”, by Enda Curran and Jean Eaglesham

06 May 2014
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Business Insider

Quoted in an article entitled “29 Hong Kong Investment Banks Blew A US$6 Billion IPO And They Are All Blaming Each Other”, by Linette Lopez

01 May 2014
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South China Morning Post

Quoted in an article entitled “29 investment banks, one failed US$6 billion IPO: Who is to blame?”, by Ray Chan, George Chen and Nick Edwards

01 May 2014
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Reuters

Quoted in an article entitled “Ex-Rothschild banker Yao faces tough Alibaba IPO test”, by Elzio Barreto

30 April 2014
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BBC News

Recorded television interview on WH Group’s IPO in Hong Kong, with Hong Kong correspondent Juliana Liu

28 April 2014
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Global Capital

Quoted multiple times in an article entitled “Chaos of 29 banks worsens WH Group IPO shambles”, by Clare Hammond

24 April 2014
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Bloomberg

Quoted in an article entitled “Alibaba Said to Plan Hong Kong-Style Fees for IPO Bankers”, by Leslie Picker, Zijing Wu and Fox Hu

16 April 2014
Reference

Frost & Sullivan

Participant in a study and survey on investment banking

02 April 2014
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Reuters

Quoted in an article entitled “Hong Kong IPO hopefuls get ready for ‘name and shame’ rule change”, by Elzio Barreto and Lawrence White

31 March 2014
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IFR Asia

Quoted multiple times in an article entitled “Monetising Assets”, by Wing-Gar Cheng

20 March 2014
Public Appearances

Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute

Lecturer, “Overview of the new IPO sponsor regulatory regime and practice in Hong Kong” (preparatory course for the Paper 16 examinations for Representatives), on 17 and 20 March 2014.

17 March 2014
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CNBC.com

Quoted in an article entitled “Alibaba’s ditch – How bad is it for Hong Kong exchange?”, by Ansuya Harjani

17 March 2014
Reference

Nikkei Asian Review

Guest column entitled “Hong Kong stock investors give foreign issuers cold shoulder”

13 March 2014
Reference

2A-IH Info

(Lettre d’Information de l’Association des Auditeurs de l’IHEDN). Article on “IPO Banks: Pitch, Selection and Mandate”. No 103, March-April 2014

01 March 2014
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Bloomberg

Quoted in an article entitled “Military-Linked Chinese Auction House to IPO in Hong Kong”, by Frederik Balfour

28 February 2014
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Bloomberg

Quoted in an article entitled “Wall Street Girds for China Bribery Probe as IPOs Beckon”, by Cathy Chan and Keri Geiger

19 February 2014
Reference

Nikkei Asian Review

Guest writer for a column entitled “The curse of ‘guanxi’ banking”

13 February 2014
Public Appearances

Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute

Lecturer, “Overview of the new IPO sponsor regulatory regime and practice in Hong Kong” (preparatory course for the Paper 15 examinations for Principals), on 10, 12 and 17 February 2014.

10 February 2014
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CNBC

Live interview on “The Call” with anchor Bernie Lo, on Hong Kong Electric’s IPO debut

29 January 2014
Interviews

Bloomberg

Quoted in an article entitled “JPMorgan Said to Quit Tianhe Chemicals IPO Amid Hiring probe”, by Cathy Chan

21 January 2014
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Reuters

Quoted in an article entitled “Hong Kong bankers shake off lean spell as city regains IPO swagger”, by Elzio Barreto

14 January 2014
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Reuters

Quoted in an article entitled “Li Ka-shing’s utility cuts trust IPO to $3.6 bln on valuation”, by Elzio Barreto

13 January 2014
Reference

Nikkei Asian Review

Guest column entitled “Market forces set to take charge in Chinese listing (well, almost)”

09 January 2014
Interviews

South China Morning Post

Quoted in an article entitled “Acquisitions and refinancing top the agenda”, by Jasper Moiseiwitsch and Ray Chan

30 December 2013
Interviews

South China Morning Post

Quoted in an article entitled “IPO surge sets up bright 2014 for Hong Kong”, by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

30 December 2013
Reference

CITIC Securities

Lecturer, “Overview of the new IPO sponsor regulatory regime and practice in Hong Kong” (preparatory course for the Paper 16 examinations for Representatives), on 14 and 15 November 2013.

14 November 2013
Public Appearances

Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute

Lecturer, “Overview of the new IPO sponsor regulatory regime and practice in Hong Kong” (preparatory course for the Paper 16 examinations for Representatives), on 11 and 21 November 2013.

11 November 2013
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CNBC

Live interview on “The Call” with anchor Bernie Lo, on Bank of Chongqing’s IPO debut

06 November 2013
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Bloomberg

Quoted in an article entitled “Huishang Bank Lures Wealthy Individuals Back to Hong Kong IPOs”, by Fox Hu

30 October 2013
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RTHK 3

Live radio interview on Chinese bank IPOs in Hong Kong, on the “Money for Nothing” morning programme

30 October 2013
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FinanceAsia

Interview with Brand Editor Alison Tudor-Ackroyd for the cover story of the October 2013 magazine, entitled “How to fix Hong Kong’s IPO machine”, with multiple quotes throughout this five page article.

01 October 2013
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Angel in China

Quoted in an article entitled “Is IPO a plausible exit strategy for Singapore startups?”, by Jacky Yap

30 September 2013
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Bloomberg

Quoted in an article entitled “Power Assets Said to Seek $5 Billion from Unit Spinoff”, by Fox Hu, Michelle Yun and Jasmine Wang

27 September 2013
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BBC News

Recorded television interview with Juliana Liu on the China Huishan Dairy IPO

27 September 2013
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CNBC

Quoted multiple times in an article entitled “Singapore jumps to second spot in global IPO activity”, by writer Katie Holliday

26 September 2013
Reference

Capital Markets Law Journal

Referenced twice in an article entitled “Cornerstone investors in IPOs -an Asian perspective”, by Tze-Gay Tan and Jeanne Ong, partners in Allen & Gledhill LLP, Singapore, (2013, volume 8, No 4).

24 September 2013
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Reuters

Quoted in an article entitled “Goldman, HSBC spat over Huishan IPO highlights Chinese squeeze on banks” by Michael Flaherty and Elzio Barreto

19 September 2013
Reference

German university master thesis

Quoted in “Ablauf Eines Initial Public Offering an Einer Deutschen Borse Und Die Rolle Des Abschlussprufers” by Yu-Hui Liu, published by Grin Verlag

13 September 2013
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Bloomberg

Quoted in an article entitled “Tycoons Usurped by SOEs in China IPOs as Returns Tumble” by Fox Hu and Emma Bi

22 July 2013
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CNBC.com

Quoted in an article entitled “Asian IPOs Brave Choppy Markets” by writer Katie Holliday

10 July 2013
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CNBC Asia

Live interviews on the Hong Kong IPO market with anchors Oriel Morrison and Emily Chan on the Cash Flow show

04 July 2013
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Bloomberg

Quoted in an article entitled “Goldman Sachs names Hitchner as Asia Head, Replacing Ryan”, by Jonathan Browning

02 July 2013
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A Plus Magazine

Interview on mainland China’s IPO markets for the magazine of the Hong Kong CPAs, with George W. Russell

01 July 2013
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China Daily

Interview with Sophie He for an article entitled “IPO’s second wind” as part of the Hong Kong Competitiveness Report

21 June 2013
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Reuters

Quoted in an article entitled “Malaysia tycoon plans IPO of football club Cardiff City”, by Yantoultra Ngui

24 May 2013
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FinanceAsia

Interview for an article entitled “Hong Kong’s IPO drought” for the magazine’s June issue, with equities reporter Aiko Hayashi

22 May 2013
Interviews

Bloomberg

Quoted in an article entitled “Sinopec Engineering Said to Raise $1.8 Billion in IPO”, by Fox Hu

16 May 2013
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Reuters

Quoted in an article entitled “China Galaxy IPO raises $1.1 billion, priced for first day pop”, by Elzio Barreto

15 May 2013
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South China Morning Post

Quoted in an article entitled “Hotels hope you’ll take it on trust”, by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

13 May 2013
Reference

L'Agefi Hebdo

Author of a guest column entitled “Les bourses asiatiques connaissent des retournements de situation”

02 May 2013
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South China Morning Post

Quoted in an article entitled “How to prevent getting wiped out by a rights offer”, by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

15 April 2013
Reference

Amazon.co.uk

“Four Star” review – Excellent guide to what really goes on. For those of us who occupy other niches in the deal universe (documenting the deals) and who always wondered “what do the bankers do all day?”, this book answers the questions”

28 March 2013
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Reuters

Quoted in an article entitled “Goldman hires Morgan Stanley’s Asia investment banking head” by Lawrence White, Elzio Barreto and Stephen Aldred

07 March 2013
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RTHK 3

Live radio interview on the “Money for Nothing” programme, on China’s IPOs dipping to record lows

06 March 2013
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CNBC.com

Quoted in an article by CNBC Asia writer Katie Holliday, entitled “Asia’s IPO Market Just Got Its Buzz Back”

14 February 2013
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Reuters

Quoted in an article by Lawrence White and Elzio Barreto, entitled “Goldman reaps fee bonanza from record Sinopec deal”

08 February 2013
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South China Morning Post

Quoted in an article by Lai Ying-kit, entitled “Auction time for some of Henry Tang’s wine”

05 February 2013
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The Straits Times

Quoted in an article entitled “The Pull of Bursa” by Senior Correspondent (Money Desk) Anita Gabriel

15 January 2013
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Quartz.com

Quoted in an article by Zach Coleman, entitled “Why Hong kong isn’t likely to reclaim the global IPO crown”

21 December 2012
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CNBC Asia

Quoted in an article by CNBC.com Asia writer Jean Chua, entitled “Is 2012 as Bad as It Gets for Hong Kong’s IPOs?”

19 December 2012
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BBC News

Interview with Jennifer Pak in Hong Kong on prospects for IPOs in 2013

18 December 2012
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Reuters

Quoted in an article by equity capital markets reporter Elzio Barreto, entitled “China insurer PICC debut shines through Hong Kong IPO gloom”

07 December 2012
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CNBC Asia

Quoted in an article by CNBC.com Asia writer Jean Chua, entitled “There’s More Upside for China’s PICC – Here Is Why”

07 December 2012
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BBC News

Recorded TV interview on PICC Group’s IPO, with Hong Kong correspondent Juliana Liu and aired

07 December 2012
Reference

LexisNexis

Contributor to the “Hong Kong IPO guide 2013”, published in both English and Chinese

01 December 2012
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Bloomberg

Quoted several times in an article by Fox Hu and Zhang Dingmin, entitled “PICC Leans on Cornerstones for Biggest 2012 Hong Kong IPO”

29 November 2012
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CNBC.com

Interview with Assistant Producer Ansuya Harjani for an article entitled “Is IPO Fever Returning to the Hong Kong Market?”

23 November 2012
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RTHK 3

Live radio interview on IPOs for the rest of the year and the 2013 pipeline, in the “Hong Kong Today” proramme with Andrew Wood

23 November 2012
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Bloomberg

Quoted in an article by Netty Ismail on Malaysian tycoon Desmond Lim, entitled “Billionaire Lim Unmasked as Pavilion REIT Outpaces Malaysia IPOs”

22 November 2012
Interviews

CNBC Asia

Live interview on PICC Groups’ IPO with anchors Bernie Lo and Emily Chan on “The Call”

22 November 2012
Interviews

RTHK 3

Live radio interview IPO market conditions, on the “Money For Nothing” programme, hosted by anchor Bryan Curtis

22 November 2012
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Bloomberg

Quoted several times in an article entitled “Malaysia Clears Path for IPOs of Business Trusts” by Joyce Koh and Elffie Chew

09 November 2012
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Reuters

Quoted in an article entitled “China’s Zhejiang Shibao jumps over 6 times on Shenzhen IPO” by Kazunori Takada and Samuel Chen

02 November 2012
Interviews

PwC

Quoted several times in a study on cross-border IPOs entitled “Equity sans Frontières: Trends in cross-border IPOs and an outlook for the future”

01 November 2012
Interviews

CNBC Asia

Interview on Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical’s IPO trading debut in Hong Kong, on “The Call”, with anchors Bernie Lo and Emily Chan

30 October 2012
Interviews

Bloomberg Television

Live interview on Astro Malaysia’s IPO debut in Kuala Lumpur – and Asian IPOs generally – with anchor Rishaad Salamat in the “On The Move Asia” show

19 October 2012
Interviews

BBC World News

Interview on Astro Malysia’s debut – and on Asian IPOs generally – with anchor Rico Hizon as part of the “Asia Business Report” programme

19 October 2012
Public Appearances

Dealogic

Presentation on IPOs to 40 participants of the technology and content platform in Hong Kong

15 October 2012
Interviews

Hong Kong Economic Journal

Interviewed for an article entitled “National State secrets must have a legal basis” (陳文敏:「國家機密」須有法律依據) by Kong Hoi Ni

03 September 2012
Reference

South China Morning Post

Guest column (cover story) entitled “Deals and meals” for the Food & Wine supplement on business “power” lunches

23 August 2012
Interviews

RTHK 3

Live radio interview on Facebook’s forthcoming 2Q and first set of results following its IPO, on the “Money For Nothing” programme, hosted by anchor Bryan Curtis

24 July 2012
Interviews

CNBC.com

Quoted multiple times in an article entitled “Malaysia IPO Market To Keep Edge Over Regional Rivals” by Senior Writer Dhara Ranasinghe

23 July 2012
Interviews

A Plus

Interview on Hong Kong IPOs with George W. Russell, Editor of this magazine for the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, on 6 July 2012 for the August 2012 issue. With more than 49,000 copies distributed each month, A Plus is not only a membership magazine for the Institute, but also one of the most widely circulated English-language monthly magazines in Hong Kong – and the largest-circulating business publication there.

06 July 2012
Interviews

RTHK 3

Live radio interview on Malaysian and Hong Kong IPOs, on the “Money For Nothing” programme, hosted by anchor Bryan Curtis

05 July 2012
Interviews

Financial Times

Interview for an article entitled “Hong Kong slips down the IPO rankings” by Robert Cookson

21 June 2012
Reference

Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi di Milano

Quoted in a university thesis entitled “Le IPO nel settore del lusso: conviene ancora quotarsi in Italia? Il caso Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A. vs Prada S.p.A.”, by Giovanni Barone

15 June 2012
Interviews

Hong Kong Economic Journal

Profile and interview by reporter May Chan with the title “Will Philippe Espinasse be the next David Webb?” (in traditional Chinese characters)

06 June 2012
Interviews

BBC World Service

Recorded radio interview on Asian IPOs with presenter Linda Duffin on “The World Today”, one of the BBC’s top news programmes

01 June 2012
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RTHK 3

Live radio interview on the postponed, $1 billion Graff Diamonds IPO in Hong Kong and other recent flotations, on the “Money For Nothing” programme, hosted by anchor Bryan Curtis

01 June 2012
Interviews

Financial Times

Quoted in an article entitled “Graff’s failure casts cloud over Asian IPOs” by Robert Cookson in Hong Kong

31 May 2012
Interviews

Financial Times

Quoted in an article entitled “Graff Diamonds pulls Hong Kong IPO” by Robert Cookson and Jennifer Hughes in Hong Kong and Ajay Makan in New York

30 May 2012
Interviews

RTHK 3

Live panel radio interview on the “Backchat” show with anchors Bryan Curtis and Mike Weeks, as well as fellow panellists David M. Webb and Charles Mok, on the subject of the Facebook IPO

24 May 2012
Interviews

CNBC Asia

Interview for an article on the Graff Diamonds IPO in Hong Kong with Ansuya Harjani, entitled “Graff’s ‘Risky’ Revenue Model Could Hurt Hong Kong IPO”

21 May 2012
Interviews

CNBC

Live studio interview on Graff Diamonds and other IPOs in Hong Kong, for the global prime time “Worldwide Exchange” show with anchors Kelly Evans and Ross Westgate in London

21 May 2012
Interviews

CNBC Asia

Taped interview on Facebook’s IPO for the “Straight Talk” weekend programme with anchor Bernie Lo

11 May 2012
Interviews

Hong Kong Economic Journal

Interview with reporter May Chan for an article on the Hong Kong SFC’s consultation on IPO sponsors

11 May 2012
Interviews

Business Times Singapore

Interview with contributor Shu-Ching Jean Chen for an article entitled “HK threatens to jail dodgy IPO bankers”

11 May 2012
Interviews

Sydney Morning Herald

Interview with Investigations Editor Tom Allard on Clive Palmer’s attempted IPO for Resourcehouse in Hong Kong

07 May 2012
Interviews

Istituto Marangoni, Milan

Interview for a master programme thesis on the subject of IPOs for fashion companies

01 May 2012
Interviews

CNBC Asia

Live interview on Haitong Securities’ IPO debut in Hong Kong in “The Call” with anchor Bernie Lo and Emily Chan

27 April 2012
Interviews

Financial Times

Quoted in an article by Paul J. Davies, Robert Cookson and Sarah Mishkin entitled “Investors hang fire over Asia’s IPO pipeline”

02 April 2012
Interviews

Australia Broadcasting Corporation

Recorded interview for ABC Radio in Sydney on the subject of Resourcehouse’s attempted IPO in Hong Kong in May/June 2011, with journalist Stanley Correy, on 2 April 2012. The link for this feature, part of the Background Briefingseries, can be found HERE

02 April 2012
Interviews

RTHK 3

Live interview on RTHK radio in Hong Kong, in the “Hong Kong Today” early morning show with business news presenter Andrew Wood

02 April 2012
Interviews

Treasury Today

Interview on Manchester United’s proposed IPO in Singapore in 2011, with Christopher Wilson, in the March 2012 issue under the caption “Asian IPOs: a tale of two cities”

01 March 2012
Interviews

L'Agefi Hebdo

Interview (in French) with journalist Amélie Laurin. The title of the feature was “Les banques françaises ont des stratégies de niche”

01 March 2012
Reference

Hong Kong Trader

Cited in an article entitled “The New Publishers”

29 February 2012
Interviews

FT.com

Video interview on the website of the Financial Times. I was interviewed by Robert Cookson and the title of the feature was “Has the the boom in Hong Kong IPOs come to an end and what deals should we be looking out for?”

27 February 2012
Interviews

Financial Times

Quoted in an article entitled “Sunshine Oilsands’ HK listing raises $575m” by Robert Cookson

24 February 2012
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Reuters

Quoted in an article entitled “Bankers turn to shadow books as Hong Kong IPO market stutters” by equity capital markets reporter Elzio Barreto

21 February 2012
Interviews

BBC World News

Recorded television interview on the Asia Business Report show with Rico Hizon, on prospects for IPOs in 2012

04 January 2012
Interviews

L'Agefi

Quoted in an article by journalist Yves-Marc Le Reour entitled “La réticence des investisseurs se confirme vis-à-vis des IPO chinoises”

02 January 2012
Interviews

Financial Times

Quoted in an article by Robert Cookson in Hong Kong and Gregory Meyer in New York, entitled “China Eclipses US As Top IPO Venue”

29 December 2011
Interviews

RTHK 3

Live interview on RTHK radio in Hong Kong, in the “Hong Kong Today” early morning show with business news presenter Mike Weeks

05 December 2011
Interviews

Women's Wear Daily

Interviewed by reporter Ellen Sheng for an article entitled “Coach to List on Hong Kong Exchange”

30 November 2011
Reference

Hong Kong Economic Journal

Featured in the “Inner Circle of Finance” column written by hedge fund manager Edward C.K. Chin

28 November 2011
Public Appearances

Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Presentation to the Corporate Finance Interest Group (CFIG) of the Institute on what makes a successful IPO, at HKUST Business School, 15/F Hong Kong Club Building, 3A Chater Road, Central, Hong Kong, at 12:45pm on 28 November 2011 (additional presentation, by popular demand)

28 November 2011
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Reuters

Quoted in an article entitled “NEWSMAKER-Ex-UBS star shakes and stirs at BofA Asia” by equity capital markets reporter Elzio Barreto on Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s head of Asia-Pacific global corporate and investment banking, Matthew Koder

21 November 2011
Public Appearances

Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Presentation to the Corporate Finance Interest Group (CFIG) of the Institute on what makes a successful IPO, at HKUST Business School, 15/F Hong Kong Club Building, 3A Chater Road, Central, Hong Kong, at 12:45pm

17 November 2011
Interviews

Reuters

Quoted in an article entitled “Greater China firms brave markets with $11 billion in IPOs” by Thomson Reuters equity capital markets reporter Elzio Barreto

11 November 2011
Public Appearances

Stock Exchange of Hong Kong

Presentation arranged by the European Union Business Information Programme of the European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong at the Stock Exchange, Exchange Auditorium, Exchange Exhibition Hall, 1/F., One and Two Exchange Square, Central, Hong Kong, from 2pm to 5:30pm

03 November 2011
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Bloomberg

Quoted in an article entitled “Citic Securities Said To Raise $1.7B In Hong Kong”, by reporter Fox Hu

28 September 2011
Interviews

Reuters

Interview for an article under the DEALTALK series, by Elzio Barreto, entitled “Market turmoil takes toll on Hong Kong, Singapore IPOs”

26 September 2011
Interviews

The Edge Singapore

Cited in an article on Fitness First’s proposed IPO in Singapore by Kang Wan Chern, entitled “Manager@Work: Riding on the fitness craze”

12 September 2011
Public Appearances

European Parliament

Private breakfast presentation to a delegation of the European Parliament on local IPO opportunities for European companies, arranged by the European Union Business Information Programme of the European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, at Club Lusitano in Hong Kong

05 September 2011
Interviews

Financial Times

Interview for an article by Robert Cookson, entitled “Mongolia set for $3bn coal triple listing”

01 September 2011
Interviews

Reuters

Interview for an article by Thomson Reuters equity capital markets reporter Elzio Barreto on the impact of equity market falls on IPOs, entitled “China Everbright Delays $6 Billion Offer; Market Rout Hits IPOs”

05 August 2011
Interviews

The South China Morning Post

Quoted in an article on the listing by introduction of Coach in Hong Kong, in an article by Bien Perez entitled “Coach On Track For Hong Kong Listing”

04 August 2011
Reference

CITIC Securities

In-house presentation in Hong Kong for about 70 of its banking, broking, wealth management, support staff and interns

26 July 2011
Reference

Hong Kong book fair

“IPO: A Global Guide” was featured at the Hong Kong book fair from 20 to 26 July 2011

20 July 2011
Interviews

Reuters

Interview for an article by Thomson Reuters equity capital markets reporter Elzio Barreto on listings by introduction in Hong Kong, entitled “Hong Kong Investors Snub Flurry Of “Introduction” Listings”

18 July 2011
Interviews

Reuters

Interview for an article by Thomson Reuters equity capital markets reporter Elzio Barreto on market conditions for IPOs, entitled “Lofty Valuations At Risk As Asia IPO Withdrawals Hit Record”

23 June 2011
Interviews

Le Monde

Interview for an article by Florence de Changy, entitled “Se faire coter à Hongkong, à l’instar de Prada, est très tendance”

22 June 2011
Interviews

Reuters

Interview for an article by Thomson Reuters equity capital markets reporter Elzio Barreto, together with Elisa Anzolin and Gianluca Semeraro, on the Prada IPO, entitled “Prada raises US$2.1 billion In HK IPO, Below Target, On Risk Aversion”

17 June 2011
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Bloomberg

Interview for an article by reporter Fox Hu on the trading debut for Samsonite’s IPO in Hong Kong, entitled “Samsonite Slump, Market Tumble Loom Over Prada IPO Pricing”

16 June 2011
Interviews

Bloomberg Television

Live interview on Samsonite’s IPO trading debut with London-based anchor Linzie Janis in the “First Look With Linzie Janis” show

16 June 2011
Public Appearances

The Irish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong

Also in cooperation with the Finnish Chamber of Commerce, Hong Kong; the Norwegian Chamber of Commerce, Hong Kong; the Singapore Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong; and the Australian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and Macau. Presentation and book signing at Club Lusitano, 16 Ice House Street, Central, Hong Kong

15 June 2011
Interviews

FinanceAsia Magazine

Interview with Deputy Editor Sameera Anand for an article on the Milan Station IPO in Hong Kong, entitled “Cashing In On The Lure Of Designer Handbags”

15 June 2011
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Women's Wear Daily

Interview with writer Ellen Sheng on Prada’s IPO, for an article entitled “Prada IPO Sees Mixed Reaction”

15 June 2011
Interviews

South China Morning Post

An interview with Deputy Editor Jasper Moiseiwitsch in the “Money Post” Supplement. The article was introduced as “Confessions of an IPO banker” on the cover of the supplement, and the title was “In deal search, simplicity counts”

14 June 2011
Interviews

China Offshore

Interview for an article entitled “Why Not Everyone Loves Business Trusts”

01 June 2011
Reference

China Economic Review

An article on the liberalization of China’s financial system, which quoted “IPO: A Global Guide”

01 June 2011
Interviews

Reuters Television

Recorded interview with Asia markets reporter and producer Kei Okamura in Hong Kong

25 May 2011
Interviews

RTHK 3

Live interview on RTHK radio in Hong Kong, in the “Hong Kong Today” early morning show with business news presenter Nick Beacroft

09 May 2011
Reference

Crazypricing.com.sg in Singapore

Five Star” review – “The market’s best book on IPOs. The whole process is covered from pitching to aftermarket management, and there are many examples from a variety of countries across every continent. I would definitely recommend it to anyone with an interest in equity capital markets”

06 May 2011
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Amazon.com

“Four Star” review – “Recommend with enthusiasm! I met Philippe at his book signing ceremony in Hong Kong in April, 2011, and ended up having a good chat with him afterwards. Philippe was a veteran investment banker with deep knowledge of the IPO process. I recommend his book with enthusiasm! Edward Chin, Hedge Fund Manager & Contributing Columnist at the Hong Kong Economic Journal.”

02 May 2011
Reference

Hong Kong Economic Journal

Featured in the “Inner Circle of Finance” column written by hedge fund manager Edward C.K. Chin (visible on the Chinese language version of this website)

02 May 2011
Reference

2A-IH Info

(Lettre d’Information de l’Association des Auditeurs de l’IHEDN), No 86, May-June 2011

01 May 2011
Reference

Amazon.co.uk

“Five Star” review – “First-rate account of the ins and outs of the IPO process. Clear, comprehensive account of the all the factors and processes that go into making a successful IPO, whether this be in Asia, the US or elsewhere, as written by someone who obviously knows this stuff inside out. Am amazed that nobody has actually written this kind of book before- others tend to be very dry, academic in style whereas this is based on ‘real world’ empirical experience. Particularly good in pointing out the myths and realities of modern equity capital markets, and so is particularly useful for newbies in this field. Essential reading for all corporates envisaging ipo’ing, financial sponsors considering IPO exits or younger bankers needing to get quickly up to speed on this topic.

30 April 2011
Interviews

EuroWeek

Interview with, and book review and article by, Equity Editor Nick Jacob on 28 April 2011. The book was also mentioned in that same issue in a lead article with the title “A Flawed IPO Process?”

28 April 2011
Reference

Borders.com in the US

“Five Star” review – “The most complete book on international IPOs in the market. It covers transactions in the US, Europe and Asia. Many case studies are included to illustrate all the concepts. The extensive glossary is a real plus.

19 April 2011
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Fishpond.com.au in Australia

“Five Star” review – “The best guide on IPOs by far and for once one that isn’t confined to the US market. All aspects are well covered – documentation, valuation and marketing. A must read for anyone with an interest in equity capital markets.

19 April 2011
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Amazon.com

“Five Star” review – “An IPO book that tells it how it is. The best book on IPOs I have read by far. First, it’s global in its outlook, not jus t confined to the US. It’s also the only book I have read on the subject that talks about IPOs in Asia, which is fast becoming the premier market for new equity issues. Second, it looks at the entire process, from the de cision to go public, to the appointment of banks, documentation, valuation and marketing issues – right down to stabilization and aftermarket management. The book is written by an ex- ECM banker and it certainly shows. A great read for my team.

19 April 2011
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Amazon.com

“Five Star” review – Best guide to the IPO process on the market. In this comprehensive and thorough book, Mr Espinasse has distilled the IPO process into a practical guide that will help newcomers and experienced market practitioners alike. Other books dealing with this subject are either too academic or too ge neral – “IPO: A Global Guide” hits the right balance between these two extremes and is a valuable resource – I would recommend it.”

18 April 2011
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Kelly & Walsh

Book launch and signing at Exchange Square in Hong Kong

15 April 2011