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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Investors give Alibaba a huge vote of confidence

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 03:36am by SCMP Editorial

    ... million shares changed hands, Alibaba sold an additional 48 million, making the offer the world's biggest IPO. The IPO may open the door to global expansion. But it is Alibaba's ... in investors' minds. The record IPO might have listed in Hong Kong had local regulators not rejected a corporate structure under which Alibaba's management controls appointments to the board ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Fairer deal needed for retail investors in IPOs

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:17am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Retail investors need fair deal With Hong Kong's IPO activity picking up, brokers are calling for tighter rules on cornerstone investors as their retail clients ... for allegedly misleading the bank's institutional customers into believing they had nothing to fear from the predatory activities of high-speed traders. Another problem with cornerstone IPO ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Chinese firms closing gap on US tech giants like Google

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 04:39am by SCMP Editorial

    ... combined; it accounts for 80 per cent of the mainland's online retail sales. Had Hong Kong regulators not rejected the company's IPO application, its name would not have made such a splash ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    China must continue reforming IPO rules

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 05:21am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Press reform of mainland IPOs Just three years ago, China's market in domestic initial public offerings was worth around US$70 billion. It plunged to US$40 billion in 2011 and US$14 billion last year before the securities watchdog froze new listings amid a crackdown on fraud and misconduct among advisers. News of an imminent end to the IPO drought under ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Alibaba IPO saga shows need to debate listing rules

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Debate needed on listing rules It was not that long ago that Hong Kong was IPO capital of the world, thanks to its position as a listing gateway for mainland Chinese companies amid an economic slowdown in the West. A flood of oversubscribed listings consolidated its reputation as an international financial centre with the rule of law. Now, after a slowdown ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Oi Wah Pawnshop could be a sign of the times

    Posted Mar 14th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Pawnshop IPO sign of the times? The initial public offering by Oi Wah Pawnshop Credit is tiny at just HK$98 million. But just for being the first pawnshop in Hong Kong to go boldly where no pawnshop has gone before, it has attracted the attention of investors. The IPO was 1,085 times oversubscribed and shares surged 34 per cent on the first day of trading on Tuesday. ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Regulator made the right call in spurning Alibaba

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 03:33am by SCMP Editorial

    ... insisted that it continue to control the company's board even after the IPO by nominating the majority of its members. That could violate Hong Kong's existing rule on "one ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong's new disclosure rules on flats not enough

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... is anything to go by. Its sales brochures come in three volumes and amounts to 1,500 pages. So information about a flat will look like those IPO stock prospectuses which few people study before making ...



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