News & Events - International Practice

  • 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.

  • September 19, 2009

    Shanghai's key stock index slumped yesterday as investors repositioned themselves ahead of the second-biggest IPO in nine months.

  • September 18, 2009

    China's securities regulator has approved the first seven initial public offering applications for companies seeking to list on a planned Nasdaq-style exchange, state media reported Friday.

  • September 18, 2009

    Chinese regulators approved plans by six companies to launch initial public offerings on its yet-to-be-launched Nasdaq-style market for high growth companies.

  • September 16, 2009

    With a deal size of up to $1.5 billion, Shanghai-based Glorious Property also looks set to become the largest listing of a Chinese property play in Hong Kong since 2007.

  • September 14, 2009

    China's securities authority will hold the first meeting to review the applications of the first seven IPOs for listing on the Growth Enterprise Market (GEM), a Nasdaq-style market in China, on Thursday, sources with the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) confirmed with Xinhua Monday.

  • September 14, 2009

    If any country can be said to have had a good crisis, it is China.

  • September 09, 2009

    Taking heart from the spectacular rebound in equity markets globally, IPO aspirants are once again turning to the capital market to raise funds.

  • September 08, 2009

    China may be close to announcing rules that will allow overseas companies to list shares on the mainland, in a long anticipated move that would deepen the development of the country's stock market and pave the way for foreign companies to access flush yuan capital.

  • August 14, 2009

    China's securities regulator set up Friday an initial public offering (IPO) review committee for its Growth Enterprise Market (GEM) which is expected to accept IPOs in late October.

  • August 13, 2009

    Weak export demand and looming Politburo changes are incentives to keep the monetary spigot wide open.

  • August 13, 2009

    This is a time of darkness and despair for most private equity and venture capital guys. Their world came crumbling down last year, as credit and stock markets collapsed and IPO activity came to a halt everywhere — everywhere that is, except China.

  • August 12, 2009

    The deal is the largest ever overseas takeover by a Chinese company.

  • August 12, 2009

    The flurry of joint bids in the oil-and-gas acquisition game shows that Chinese deal makers are learning that by working together can they keep swallowing up the overseas oil-and-gas resources the country thirsts for.

  • August 12, 2009

    China Construction Bank Corp., the world’s third-largest lender by market value, agreed to buy a unit of American International Group Inc. for $70 million in cash, marking its first overseas acquisition in three years.

  • August 11, 2009

    After China State Construction Engineering Corp, the nation's largest housing contractor, successfully raised 50.16 billion yuan in the world's biggest initial public offering (IPO) in 16 months, many Chinese real estate companies are trying to stick their hands in stock investors' pockets for money to expand business, or more specifically, to buy more land.

  • August 11, 2009

    Property developer Evergrande Real Estate Group is planning to get listed on the Hong Kong capital market with an initial public offering that could raise as much as HK$11.7 billion.

  • August 02, 2009

    After a nine month government imposed hiatus, the new listing market for mainland Chinese A-shares certainly came back with a bang last week.

  • July 31, 2009

    It's off to the races for investors in Chinese IPOs!