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  • Sweet success: Qudian rings in $900m from red-hot IPO

    Qudian priced its $900m US float above the initial range this week, then soared as much as 48% on its debut, underscoring investors’ ravenous appetite for Chinese fintech stocks.

    • 12:00 PM
  • US on a roll as Chinese firms eye deals bonanza

    Baidu has picked banks to list its video streaming arm in the US, as a host of Chinese issuers stormed into Wall Street this week for their IPOs.

    • 12:00 PM
  • China Literature steals attention for IPO with tech page-turner

    China Literature, the e-book subsidiary of Chinese tech firm Tencent, is on track for a red-hot IPO after shadow orders immediately flooded in during pre-marketing. Some smaller companies have already delayed their IPOs to avoid being eclipsed by a deal that looks sure to dominate discussion in the coming weeks. Jonathan Breen reports.

    • 12:00 PM
  • SGX inks dual-listing pact with Nasdaq

    Singapore Exchange (SGX) is stepping up its efforts to attract new listings by partnering with Nasdaq, as Asian issuers increasingly look to tap global investors.

    • 05:00 AM
  • Qudian seals US IPO above guidance to net $900m

    Chinese micro-lender Qudian has bagged $900m from its US listing, after robust demand allowed it to price the stock above the initial range, according to a banker close to the deal.

    • 18 Oct 2017
  • Studio Dragon eyes IPO as TissueGene closes

    Studio Dragon has filed terms for its IPO in South Korea, with the “hallyu” company looking to raise W210bn ($186m).

    • 18 Oct 2017
  • Game on: Razer hits the road for $500m HK listing

    Internet gaming company Razer has kicked off investor education for its $500m Hong Kong IPO, which is expected to hit screens at the end of the month.

    • 18 Oct 2017
  • SFC pulls lawsuit against StanChart, UBS

    Hong Kong’s market watchdog has withdrawn a lawsuit filed against Standard Chartered and UBS over the 2009 IPO of China Forestry Holdings Co, although this does not mark the end of possible enforcement action, according to sources close to the matter.

    • 18 Oct 2017
  • Vietnam should learn from Vincom’s speedy listing

    Vincom Retail is treading new ground in Vietnam’s snail-paced listing market, aiming to list its shares just two weeks after the IPO. But any hopes that this will be the dawn of a new age may be dashed. The big deals set to follow are a slew of privatisations — and Vietnam’s state-owned enterprises are notoriously tardy.

    • 17 Oct 2017
  • Crystal Group launches bookbuilding for HK$4.5bn IPO

    Clothing manufacturer Crystal International Group has opened books for its Hong Kong IPO, with a view to raising as much as HK$4.5bn ($573.8m) from selling new stock.

    • 17 Oct 2017

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Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 28.15
2 CITIC Securities 21.52
3 China CITIC Bank Corp 9.93
4 China Merchants Bank Co 9.38
5 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 7.73

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 CITIC Securities 11,427.98 67 5.99%
2 China Securities Co Ltd 9,276.15 41 4.87%
3 China International Capital Corp Ltd 9,104.08 44 4.78%
4 UBS 9,093.85 67 4.77%
5 Goldman Sachs 8,976.54 43 4.71%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 HSBC 28,004.30 186 8.21%
2 Citi 25,094.34 154 7.35%
3 JPMorgan 21,049.54 121 6.17%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 17,836.24 92 5.23%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 14,573.61 109 4.27%

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