Equity Capital Markets
Asia ex-Japan ECM volume saw an increase of 36% to $8.8bn via 38 deals this week from the previous week $6.5bn via 42 deals.
On October 31, China Literature completed a $1.1bn IPO via a consortium of 11 bookrunners, this is the second largest Asia ex-Japan ECM transaction this week, behind SDIC Essence’s 1.2bn follow-on via Zhongtai Securities and Guotai Junan Securities.
Asia ex-Japan Technology ECM volume stands at $31.9bn via 333 deals so far this year, down from the $39.4bn via 300 deals in 2016 YTD. China accounts for 67% of the total issuance with $21.4bn via 157...