Investors say 'ok go' to Hong Kong IPOs

Poor secondary markets are not helping a throng of IPOs coming to the city, with AAG Energy, Red Star Macalline, Legend Holdings and Vital Mobile already in book building.

Investors say 'ok go' to Hong Kong IPOs

Signs of a rout in Chinese equities are providing an extremely poor backdrop for the large number of Hong Kong initial public offerings currently in the market, with investors consequently pushing for pricing towards the bottom end of indicative ranges.

The only exception appears to be Legend Holdings, where a compelling valuation and the group's very strong brand name has resulted in an institutional oversubscription ratio of fives times at strike ie no price sensitivity...

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