Chinese online lending platform Senmiao Technology Limited has announced the pricing of its initial public offering for total gross proceeds of proceeds of approximately US$12 million.
The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has banned Zurich-based UBS Group AG from sponsoring initial public offerings (IPOs) on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange for 18 months. The ban comes just as the Hong Kong exchange is preparing for a surge of IPOs, especially by tech companies.
An Internet and industrial business subsidiary of Taiwanese consumer electronics firm Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (Foxconn) has obtained approval from Chinese regulators for an A-share IPO in record time. The unit, Foxconn Industrial Internet Co., was approved for an IPO in China in just 36 days, compared to a usual wait time of one to two years or longer.
Chinese video streaming app Inke is reportedly seeking an initial public offering in Hong Kong after a failed attempt last year to complete a back-door A-share listing in China.
Another wave of initial public offerings by Chinese companies is about to hit the U.S. markets. But before investors jump in, it’s worth noting that last year’s crop of made-in-China IPOs has been a money loser, erasing nearly a billion dollars worth of shareholder money.
NASDAQ-listed Chinese online social entertainment firm YY Inc. has announced that its live gaming streaming platform Huya recently submitted a draft registration statement on a confidential basis to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Committee for a possible initial public offering in the U.S.
Chinese online anime-streaming platform Bilibili Inc. has filed a F-1 form to raise as much as US$400 million via a listing on the New York Stock Exchange, after being rumored to plan a U.S. IPO for months.
U.S.-based cancer detection start-up Grail Inc. is reportedly planning an initial public offering on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in what could be the first test of the city’s proposed duel-class listing system for tech companies.
The Chinese securities regulator is rumored to consider giving special approvals to tech unicorns, a term for private tech companies worth US$1 billion or more, so that they can achieve speedy regulatory approval to list shares on domestic stock exchanges.
Chinese tech giant Baidu Inc. has revealed operating details for its online-video unit iQiyi, Inc. ahead of an upcoming US$1.5 billion initial public offering on the Nasdaq.
Chinese online education service Sunlands Online Education Group has filed an applications for an initial public offering of up to US$300 million with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Chinese tech giant Baidu Inc. has formally proposed listing its online-video unit iQiyi in the U.S. in an initial public offering likely to value the company at up to US$10 billion.
Foxconn Industrial Internet Co., a subsidiary of Foxconn Technology Group, is planning an initial public offering on the Shanghai Stock Exchange to fund eight investment projects in China totaling RMB27.3 billion (US$4.3 billion), according to its IPO prospectus.
Huami Corporation, a Chinese manufacturer of low-cost wearable devices backed by smartphone maker Xiaomi, raised a smaller-than-expected US$110 million in a public float on the New York Stock Exchange today. The offering, which was less than the hoped for US$150 million, gives Huami a market valuation of US$690 million, much lower than its previously rumored US$1 billion price tag.
Ping An Healthcare And Technology Co., Ltd., which operates the popular healthcare and medical mobile app Ping An Good Doctor, has been cleared for a US$5 billion initial public offering in Hong Kong.
E-commerce firm JD.com is reported to have started a fundraising round of at least US$2 billion for its logistics unit JD Logistics, and eventually plans an overseas initial public offering.
Huami Corporation, the maker of Xiaomi’s Mi smart wrist ban is seeking a US$150 million initial pubic offering in the U.S., according a securities filing. The company is applying for the listing of its ADSs on Nasdaq Global Market under the ticker symbol “HMI”. Pricing terms were not disclosed.
The Chinese government is considering allowing companies involved in the One Belt, One Road Initiative to issue RMB-dominated initial public offerings on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, to strengthen Hong Kong market’s role as a key offshore RMB hub.
LexinFintech Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ:LX), a Chinese online lender previously known as Fenqile backed by investors including Matrix Partners and JD.com Inc., has completed a listing on the NASDAQ to raise US$108 million.
The year 2017 will be remembered as a record setter for the Chinese private equity and venture capital industry, as the number of IPO exits secured by PE/VC firms this year almost doubled from a year ago. In fact, the number of IPO exits in 2017 is equals to half of all IPO exits recorded in the six years from 2011 to 2016.
China Money Network’s DealShot provides detailed information on venture capital and private equity deals in China on a daily basis. Here you can find out where Chinese investors have been investing their money in at around 5pm each workday.
Hong Kong-based online mobile lending start-up WeLab, backed by investors including Credit Suisse Group AG, local tycoon Li Ka-Shing and Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund, is planning an initial public offering on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Chinese fintech company Jianpu Technology Inc.’s debut on the New York Stock Exchange Thursday was a disappointment, with the stock gaining only 5% despite the company pricing its IPO at below its anticipated price range. Despite the lack-luster debut, the firm’s IPO marks the second successful fintech exit for backers including Sequoia Capital and Lightspeed China Partner I, L.P., after PPdai, a Chinese peer-to-peer lending platform, went public in New York last month. Sequoia Capital and Lightspeed own 17.6% and 16.7% of Jianpu Technology, …
Shares of Yixin Group Ltd., China’s largest online automobile financing platform, got off to a fast start on its trading debut in Hong Kong on Thursday, jumping over 30% in early trade, before settling lower later in the day.
China’s largest online automobile financing platform Yixin Group, backed by investment heavyweights Tencent Holdings Ltd, Baidu Inc., JD.com and BitAuto Holdings Ltd, plans to raise up to HK$6.77 billion (US$867 million) via an initial public offering on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Several former China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) officials are under investigation, reportedly in relation to the listing of Leshi Internet Information and Technology Corp on the ChiNext in 2010, according to local media reports citing insiders.
Popular Chinese nuts and snacks e-commerce retailer Three Squirrels, which is listed on China Money Network’s China Unicorn Ranking with a valuation of US$2.09 billion, has suspended the review of its planned A-share initial public offering.
As more Chinese companies go public it’s becoming increasingly clear that many of them have lied about the level of funding they received as private companies, and thus their pre-IPO valuations. The latest example is Rong360 Inc., once listed on China Money Network’s China Unicorn List with a US$1 billion valuation. The company is planning a U.S. listing for its wholly-owned subsidiary Jianpu Technology Inc., raising up to US$200 million, according to its IPO prospectus filed with the U.S. Securities …
RISE Education, a Chinese provider of after-school English lessons which is backed by Bain Capital, enjoyed a strong debut on the Nasdaq Friday, closing up more than 14% on its first day of trade. The stock closed at US$16.61, compared to its initial public offering (IPO) price of US$14.50. RISE’s IPO was well received, demonstrating investors’ continued interest in China’s fast-growing education sector. The company raised US$160 million by offering 11 million shares at US$14.50, higher than the expected price …
Chinese peer-to-peer lending platform PPdai.com will seek an initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange, the company said in a filing, marking the latest Chinese financial technology company to go public. PPdai.com is currently values as a unicorn on China Money Network’s China Unicorn List with a US$2 billion valuation.
IDG Capital’s name appeared in a curious press release today. "Secoo: IDG Capital Will Continue to Support Undervalued Secoo After Restrictions Are Lifted," it reads. Secoo Holding Ltd, a Chinese luxury e-commerce retailer that raised around US$140 million in a NASDAQ IPO last month, has seen its share price nearly halve during the past three weeks after shares began trading on September 22. The company’s ADR closed at US$6.97 apiece on October 12, compared to its IPO price of US$13 …