consumer retail

Indonesian mobile retailer kicks off $200 million IPO

Erajaya, the country's leading mobile phone retailer, is offering up to 40% of its share capital. Meanwhile, Xinyi Glass cancels the spin-off of its solar glass unit and, in Thailand, Big C postpones its rights issue EGM due to floods.
November 17, 2011

Thailand's Big C announces $810 million rights issue

The operator of hypermarkets and convenience stores will use the proceeds to repay a loan taken up to buy Carrefour's Thai business. The deal might include a rump placement of unsubscribed shares.
October 20, 2011

Sun Art Retail prices IPO at top to raise $1.06 billion

The Chinese store operator attracts more than 500 institutional investors, while retail demand is strong enough to trigger a clawback. Meanwhile, in Malaysia, Bumi Armada raises $888 million from another popular IPO.
July 10, 2011

Prada starts marketing for Hong Kong IPO

The Italian fashion designer hits the market two days after Samsonite, suggesting investors focusing on the consumer retail sector will be busy in the weeks ahead. The two brand icons could raise as much as $4 billion.
May 23, 2011