Haitong Securities joins Hong Kong IPO rush

The Chinese brokerage has attracted two cornerstones that will take up a combined $222 million. Separately, handbag maker Sitoy raises $95 million from a well-received IPO.

Haitong Securities joins Hong Kong IPO rush
A branch of Haitong Securities in Wuhu, east Chinas Anhui province (ImagineChina)

Haitong Securities, which is already listed in Shanghai, yesterday launched the international roadshow for a Hong Kong initial public offering of between HK$11.53 billion and HK$13 billion $1.48 billion to $1.67 billion.

This is the third IPO above $1 billion to launch in Hong Kong this week after Chow Tai Fook Jewellery and New China Life Insurance, giving the market a lot of paper to absorb this close to year-end especially...

To continue reading, please login or register for free

Print Edition

FinanceAsia Print Edition

CONFERENCES