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  1. Institutions go after BBMG retail tranche to grab more shares

    Posted Jul 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wong Ka-chun and Cindy Shi Many institutional investors plan to subscribe for shares in BBMG Corp's initial public offering through the retail tranche as most of the shares slated ... at HK$5.18 to HK$6.38 each. As in most other sales, 90 per cent of the shares will go to institutional investors and the rest to retail investors. Sources said the institutional tranche had been ...

  2. Renhe sees poor response to retail share offering

    Posted Oct 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... public offering, according to a statement to the stock exchange. The disappointing retail subscription rate of 6.62 per cent is said to be the poorest response to an initial share offering ... of the 300 million shares that were set aside for the retail offering. The weak result triggered the clawback mechanism to reallocate orders from the institutional tranche to fill up the shortfall. ...

  3. Retail investors give cool response to SJM offering

    Posted Jun 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wong Ka-chun and Neil Gough SJM Holdings, one of the six casino operators in Macau, has drawn a cool response from investors on the first day of the retail offering of its initial public ... in a taped video address shown to reporters. 'Grow with us and the best is yet to come.' However, not many retail investors are taking up his challenge on the delayed and downsized sale. ...

  4. Sportswear retailers target HK$6b in public offerings

    Posted May 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wong Ka-chun Two mainland sportswear retailers are tapping the market for as much as HK$6 billion by selling shares on the main board, hoping to build a war chest to fund expansion before the Beijing Olympics. Xtep International Holdings, a casual sportswear maker and distributor, and Pou Sheng International (Holdings), a leading sportswear retailer and a spin-off of Hong Kong-listed ...

  5. Retail players halt losing streak in quiet trading

    Posted Mar 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Anette Jonsson and Nichole Chan A five-day losing streak in the Hong Kong market came to a halt yesterday as retail buyers emerged to pick up bargains, but institutional investors remained ... benchmark. Of his Hong Kong-China exposure, about 80 per cent are H shares and red chips while Hong Kong property stocks take up most of the remaining 20 per cent. Stocks sought by retail investors ...

  6. Fortune Reit sells shares to fund retail acquisitions in HK

    Posted Jun 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The proceeds will be used to finance the acquisition, announced in March, of six retail properties in Hong Kong for $3.4 billion, which will almost double the value of Fortune Reit's portfolio. ... and UBS are the joint bookrunners and underwriters of the placement, which will close on Tuesday. Fortune also plans to acquire Hong Kong retail properties that are not yet in Cheung Kong's ...

  7. Watson on scent of UK perfumery

    Posted May 25th 2005, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li The latest $3.16 European takeover will boost Hutchison retailing arm's contribution to group earnings AS Watson, a subsidiary of Hutchison Whampoa, has launched a GBP221.9 million ($3.16 billion) takeover bid for British perfume seller Merchant Retail Group. The move will boost Watson's presence in Europe, where it recently bought French perfume retailer ...

  8. Hutchison spin-off priced at bottom of range

    Posted Oct 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... cent of HTIL. The retail tranche, which consists of 10 per cent of the issue, was only about half covered, marking the first time a Li Ka-shing spin-off has failed to excite retail investors. His three previous subsidiary offerings- Tom.com, CK Life Sciences and Tom Online- were all heavily oversubscribed by retail investors. The institutional portion of the offering, which ...

  9. Beijing Media in for debut gains

    Posted Dec 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hui Yuk-min and Nichole Chan Brokers expect retail investors to cash in while institutional buyers will buoy the price as the issue was heavily subscribed Beijing Media Corp, the first ... day of trading as retail investors would be tempted to flip the shares for a quick profit, but institutional investors that failed to get the quota they wanted were likely to provide some ...

  10. Tech sell-off fails to dampen SMIC sale

    Posted Mar 12th 2004, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... BEN KWOK and NICHOLE CHAN The initial public offering by Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC) has attracted a full book of retail orders, topping HK$138 billion, despite the recent rout of technology stocks in the United States. Sources close to the IPO arrangers said the retail tranche was 200 times oversubscribed, while the institutional portion was more than 13 ...




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