Tag: Secondary offerings

They are heavy, they are brothers

Given the shabby state of markets, you might think that bankers would be wary of pitting two giant mainland firms from the same niche sector in head-to-head IPOs. But that is exactly what is going on with the duelling listings of Sany Heavy Industry and XCMG. Both are construction machinery makers looking to raise billions in a Hong Kong listing. Never mind that interest for one deal will likely cannibalise demand for the other, the floats are on a near identical timetable.


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Bloomberg interview

I was interviewed live on 16 June on Bloomberg Television by London-based anchor Linzie Janis, on the trading debut for Samsonite, following its IPO in Hong Kong. I was separately interviewed for an article on the same subject, written by Bloomberg reporter Fox Hu, which also touched on prospects for the pricing of Prada’s IPO, also in Hong Kong. read

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South China Morning Post interview

I was interviewed by Deputy Editor Jasper Moiseiwitsch in the South China Morning Post‘s “Money Post” supplement on 13 June. 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”.

Click below to see the interview, which is reproduced with permission.


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