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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

    BAIC's showpiece IPO reveals much about the true state of SOE reform

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 12:32am by Shirley Yam

    ... Shirley Yam As the crown jewel of Beijing's municipal government, BAIC listing carries political weight but isn't an example of SOE reform Showpiece IPO reveals much about the true state of reform How real is the mainland's much-talked-about state firm reform? The listing of one mainland carmaker is quite telling. BAIC Motor, which makes vehicles with Daimler ...

  3. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS

    Princelings and patronage pose barriers to cleaner IPOs

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 01:48am by Shirley Yam

    ... Shirley Yam A graft probe into the mainland’s top securities regulator would be welcomed, but it is unlikely because of the many vested interests at stake Princelings and patronage pose barriers to cleaner IPOs It's not everyday that mainland investors have a reason to cheer, functioning as they do in one of the world's worst-performing markets. This Tuesday, they did. ...

  4. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS

    ICBC a laughing stock after inept effort to cook up orders

    Posted May 24th 2014, 01:09am by Shirley Yam

    ... of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China in the cooking up of share orders for the public offering of Powerlong Real Estate Holding has prompted such laughter. After all, cooking up IPO orders ... there is always a good reason. Before going into that, let's take a look at what bankers mean by "crude". Powerlong, a Fujian developer, was about to raise HK$4 billion through an IPO ...

  5. 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. ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS

    Ma's grip on Alibaba all in the name of preserving its founders' culture

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 12:40am by Shirley Yam

    ... are gritting their teeth, the big question to ask is what would Hong Kong have had to sacrifice to keep Alibaba's IPO here. Judging from the corporate structure detailed in its filing made ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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