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  1. Business - Money - MONEY MATTERS

    Ping An's compensation of Wanfu IPO investors a test case

    Posted Jun 15th 2013, 12:00am by Shirley Yam

    ... Ping An's compensation of Wanfu IPO investors a test case China's stock market has long been compared to a casino, with cooking of the books not unheard of. Now, imagine you lose a fortune in the casino and someone volunteers to reimburse you your losses. That's exactly what has happened to 13,426 investors who bought into Wanfu Biotechnology. Its IPO sponsor, Ping ...

  2. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS

    Investors in Poly Culture IPO should take note of its firepower

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 01:08am by Shirley Yam

    ... Shirley Yam Mainland's top auction house goes to market but bidders for the stock should consider its weapon dealer directors, business and trusts Investors in Poly Culture IPO should take note of its firepower China's art market has soared to become the world's second-largest after the United States and most of the top 10 deals last year involved Chinese artists. ...

  3. Business - Money - MONEY MATTERS

    Get the right ingredients and serve up a winning IPO dish

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 05:29am by Shirley Yam

    ... a winning IPO dish Nightclub operator Magnum Entertainment is the talk of the town. Cooking such a red-hot initial public offering is no easy task. You need the right ingredients. Magnum ... is kissing who there on the gossip pages. Milan Station used to be where office ladies in town got their first Prada or Gucci. "Aunties and uncles, not the fund managers, make an IPO churning ...

  4. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS

    Put this IPO through the mixer and it looks like cashing in

    Posted Dec 07th 2013, 02:35am by Shirley Yam

    ... Shirley Yam shirley.yam@scmp.com Conch Venture provides a way for management of Conch Cement to unlock its holdings, but the 'reverse spin-off' does raise eyebrows Put this IPO through the mixer and it looks like cashing in Bankers and lawyers have been reading the draft listing prospectus of China Conch Venture with great interest this month. What everyone is wondering ...

  5. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS

    Huirong IPO prospectus should give potential investors pause for thought

    Posted Oct 19th 2013, 02:45am by Shirley Yam

    ... Shirley Yam Rollover of debt comprising 16pc of loan book, sale of defaulted loans to third parties at par and convoluted corporate structure raise questions Huirong's listing prospectus should give pause for thought Lending to small business is on t ...

  6. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS

    Shell games hide an ugly side to otherwise legitimate listings

    Posted Feb 08th 2014, 05:12am by Shirley Yam

    ... years, thanks to the suspension of listings on the mainland and a new law that holds sponsors criminally liable for frauds. It is, however, impossible to say for sure which IPO is indeed a shell. ... what it raised via listing. Juda paid HK$24 million. Screen the recent IPOs with these six parameters and you'll see shells popping up. There were 16 shells in the 89 listings last year, ...

  7. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS

    How tycoons' IPO 'losses' may hide profits at herd's expense

    Posted Mar 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Shirley Yam

    ... allocation of shares at the IPO price, to be given to cornerstone investors". Among the side deals are promises to buy back the shares after listing; an assurance that the issuer will re-invest the IPO proceeds in funds managed by the cornerstone investor; and sharing of underwriting commissions. Translation: Some of the cornerstone investors, including some tycoons and international ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - MONEY MATTERS

    Cinda's sweetener fails to hide toxins of sugar-coated poison

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 04:27am by Shirley Yam

    ... between 2010 and June 2013 offers little comfort. So what is Beijing's policy on Cinda? Its pre-IPO restructuring managed by the Ministry of Finance is quite telling. In 1999, Cinda Corp ... 2013, driving Cinda's revenue and profit growth. With its bank borrowing rocketing 12.3 times to 104.1 billion yuan during the period, Cinda is eyeing the IPO proceeds to expand this new ...

  9. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS

    Don your sleuth's hat to enter Huishan's prospectus maze

    Posted Sep 21st 2013, 12:00am by Shirley Yam

    ... as in most other IPOs, the "selling shareholders and option grantors" will unload their stakes. Still, it doesn't say who they are. Under the "substantial shareholders" ... and Hong Kong businessman Cheung Wing-hong - struck a similar deal with a total loan of US$120 million. They are getting the stake at a juicy 68 to 70 per cent discount to the IPO price. ...

  10. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS

    Lobbyist HKEx must learn the market still buys integrity

    Posted Sep 07th 2013, 12:00am by Shirley Yam

    ... be the world's biggest initial public offering (IPO) of shares this year are obviously keen to get the deal done, given the listings drought Hong Kong is currently suffering. But is that a good enough ... and why it has grown in global stature since. Hong Kong is home to the world's sixth largest stock market and raised more money in IPOs than any other market on the planet in 2009, 2010 ...




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