Graff Diamonds hires four banks for Hong Kong IPO

The London-based diamond retailer mandates Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley to help with a planned listing in Hong Kong next year, sources say.

Graff Diamonds, the London-based diamond retailer that was founded by its chairman Laurence Graff in the 1960s, has mandated Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley as global coordinators for its upcoming initial public offering in Hong Kong, sources say.

Separate sources has confirmed that HSBC has also been hired as a joint bookrunner. Rothschild is a financial adviser to Graff with regard to the IPO plans.

The company is reportedly seeking about $1 billion from the listing, which is expected in the first half of next year.

This comes after Chow Tai Fook Jewellery last week raised $2 billion from a...

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