Hong Kong Targets Next Alibaba in Revamp of IPO Rules

Hong Kong’s stock exchange proposed to let “innovative” companies list in the Chinese enclave with dual-class share structures to avoid losing out on more initial public offerings by technology giants like Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. Allowing shares ... ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong Loosens Rules to Attract Big IPOs

Hong Kong’s stock exchange said it would loosen the rules for company listings on the city’s market, a move that comes amid intense competition among global exchanges to be the chosen home for oil giant Saudi Arabian Oil Co.’s initial public offering. ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong to push ahead with controversial dual-class shares

Hong Kong is set to allow controversial dual-class shares under rule changes to be proposed by the city's stock exchange as it raises the stakes in its battle against New York for blockbuster Chinese initial public offerings (IPOs). Hong Kong Exchanges and ... ( read original story ...)

LHN Expects To Raise Up To $12.7 Million In Hong Kong IPO

HONG KONG (Dec 15) -- Singapore-listed real estate manager LHN said it expects to raise up to HK$99.1 million ($12.7 million) in an initial public offering on Hong Kong's main board. The real estate management and logistics group with operations in Asia is ... ( read original story ...)

Global IPO activity hits highest level since financial crisis

Martin Steinbach, EY global leader, said: "The outlook appears bright, driven by lower volatility across regions, high valuation levels and a renewed appetite for cross-border IPOs particularly in the US, Hong Kong and London. "The stronger-than-expected ... ( read original story ...)