Successful IPO prompts renewed interest in US listings

As more Chinese companies move to list in the US, we talk to BoA-Merrill LynchÆs Jason Cox about the current trends and what the most recent listings suggest about near-term IPOs.

When Chinese online gaming company Changyou.com started the marketing for a US initial public offering in mid-March, at a time of very volatile markets, it was by no means a guaranteed success. Several US IPOs that had launched since the beginning of the year had been forced to withdraw before pricing due to the volatile market environment and a lack of investor interest, and when Changyou decided to have a go, only one US company had managed to complete...

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