News & Events - International Practice

  • October 23, 2009

    China launches a Nasdaq-style second board, the ChiNext market, on Friday, with the first 28 companies set to start trading on Oct. 30.

  • October 23, 2009

    CITIC Securities Co, the largest listed domestic brokerage, and its subsidiary have topped the list of brokers earning underwriting fees for the first batch of stock listings on the NASDAQ-style growth enterprises board (GEB), which is to be officially launched today.

  • October 23, 2009

    China's state-owned oil giants are likely to lose out to global rivals in a race for top energy assets, as they lack experience and hit a protectionist wall, forcing them to settle for smaller, but riskier buys.

  • October 22, 2009

    China's recovery is becoming broader and potentially more sustainable, a shift that could provide better support for a still-fragile global economy.

  • October 21, 2009

    Our third annual M&A survey confirms what buoyant capital markets are already indicating—that the specter of recession is lifting and the days of dealmaking are back.

  • October 21, 2009

    Britain's Prudential Plc (PRU.L) is studying a possible public offering in Hong Kong or Shanghai, becoming the latest multinational interested in listing in the fast-growing region.

  • October 21, 2009

    The avalanche of U.S.-listed Chinese stocks with the potential for above-average returns shows no sign of stopping.

  • October 19, 2009

    Evergrande is a high-profile IPO not only because of its size, but also because of the Western banks and hedge funds involved in the offering.

  • October 17, 2009

    Trading on China's new stock market catering to smaller companies will begin Oct. 23, the chairman of the country's securities regulator said Saturday.

  • October 15, 2009

    The move puts Nasdaq OMX up against OTCQX, a platform operated by Pink Sheets operator Pink OTC Markets Inc. (PINK), and Toronto-based TMX Group (X.T)'s Venture Exchange. Both venues aim to serve as a stepping stone toward listing on a bigger market, and target startup companies alongside those that have been delisted after falling below standards for market capitalization or share price.

  • October 09, 2009

    Shares in the Macao unit of the Las Vegas casino company Wynn Resorts jumped nearly 7 percent in their first day of trading in Hong Kong on Friday, signaling that demand for newly listed stocks remains solid and underscoring the fast-growing region’s frenzy for gambling.

  • October 09, 2009

    China's Shanghai Composite Index rallied 4.8% on Friday, with investors inspired by valuations that had slipped against other regional markets during the more than week-long closure to mark the National Day holidays.

  • October 09, 2009

    A substantial portion of the Chinese government’s stimulus package, more than a third in fact, has been earmarked for projects that would either, directly or indirectly, have a positive environmental impact.

  • October 09, 2009

    NeoStem, Inc. (NBS) reported the SEC accepted its registration proposal to acquire China Biopharmaceutical Holdings (CHBP.OB) in an all-stock transaction.

  • October 01, 2009

    Chinese antitrust authorities have imposed tough conditions in clearing two high-profile mergers and acquisitions, further demonstrating their willingness to use new powers to probe global deals.

  • October 01, 2009

    The recent surge in Chinese initial public offerings has made a lot of people a lot of money, but the market seems to be getting oversupplied and overvalued.

  • October 01, 2009

    The company is China's largest provider of real-estate information and consulting services based on revenue.

  • October 01, 2009

    China is positioned to become the king of the IPO market.

  • September 30, 2009

    While there has been a burst of U.S. companies coming to market for the first time in recent weeks, 2009 is clearly the year of the Chinese.

  • September 29, 2009

    A nascent second board in Shenzhen is attracting billions of dollars.

  • September 29, 2009

    The chief executive of one of China's leading filmmakers says the company's upcoming IPO will help other studios tap new funding for their productions.

  • September 29, 2009

    The retail tranche of its Hong Kong initial public offering has been 33.63 times oversubscribed.

  • September 29, 2009

    China’s securities regulator said it will continue to support mergers and acquisitions among “able companies,” saying consolidation will make the nation’s businesses more efficient.

  • September 25, 2009

    The first 10 companies due to list on ChiNext, the Nasdaq-style board in China, plan to sell shares at price-to-earnings ratios that are 50 percent above those of their main-board peers, just as worries over speculation spurred officials to announce strict new trading rules Thursday.

  • September 21, 2009

    The possibility that China may pull the rest of the world out of a recession and whet investor appetite for IPOs has private-equity executives such as Rubenstein and Schwarzman lining up to sell companies they’ve been forced to keep during the credit crisis.