HK’s IPO rush ahead of US election

Mid-sized companies dominate offerings as Hong Kong enters peak season for listings.

HK’s IPO rush ahead of US election
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The final quarter of every year is peak season for Asia’s equity capital markets and this year is no different, with a number of companies seeking to list before prices potentially become volatile after the US election early next month.

Unlike last year, when a number of large financial institutions including China Huarong Asset Management, China Reinsurance and CICC launched their offerings in the last three months, bankers said Hong Kong will only likely...

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