North Asia

French PE firm talks up its big plans for success in China

In partnership with China Investment Corporation (CIC) and BNP Paribas, Eurazeo’s China head tells FinanceAsia how France's largest private equity company plans to spend up to Eur1.5 billion to break into the world’s second largest economy.
January 19, 2020

Expect more Hong Kong privatisations in 2020

Amid the implementation of new trading rules and access to cheaper financing, increasing numbers of public companies in Hong Kong are choosing to delist or privatise even as bourse rules allow unprofitable companies to go public.
January 15, 2020

Temasek-backed Transcenta mulls HK-China dual IPO listing

After announcing a $100 million Series B+ funding, the biotech company’s CEO tells FinanceAsia it is now in full IPO preparation mode with Hong Kong as its preferred destination. However, a dual listing is not out of the question.
January 12, 2020

A Chinese Renaissance

Delisting stock and privatising is a big undertaking, but Chinese companies are increasingly using this method to both restructure and recapitalise their businesses. With the right financial partner, it can be a great opportunity to revitalise your brand.

Are you being forced to list in 2020? Blame Alibaba.

Alibaba’s successful HK listing, combined with mounting pressure from PE investors, is forcing Chinese companies to consider listing in 2020 despite the woeful stock market performance of many who floated in 2019.
January 06, 2020