North Asia

Luckin Coffee fraud has big implications for Chinese issuers

A stricter review process and waning investor interests are the new realities Chinese companies confront when listing in New York. Improvements in the methods of conducting due diligence and enhanced safeguards for investors are sorely required.
April 08, 2020

Will an airline company ever be able to IPO again?

Amid an unprecedented level of flight reductions, a plummet in demand, and desperate capital raising exercises, expect airline IPO’s to remain grounded as the COVID-19 pandemic reshapes the industry. We review how many are finding ways just to stay alive.
March 30, 2020

How to win at an IPO in the middle of a global meltdown

As more choose to communicate online rather than conduct face-to-face meetings amid the COVID-19 pandemic, InnoCare Pharma’s successful virtual IPO shows that investors can get the message and many of them are very willing to pay.
March 24, 2020

Beware! Asian perpetual deals are back in town

Once considered bull market products, perpetuals are increasingly becoming a more regular component of a borrower’s arsenal. But are bond investors being lulled into a false sense of security about the asset class again?
March 10, 2020