China has rolled out another proposal for a start-up friendly listing regime in Shanghai, this time with presidential imprimatur. PE investors are skeptical as to how quickly it could challenge Hong Kong
Chinese online shopping and social networking business Mogujie has filed to list in the US. The company's investors include Tencent Holdings, Trustbridge Partners, and Hillhouse Capital.
While Korea’s private equity market remains relatively stable, a much-anticipated opening up of IPO exits has yet to come to fruition
CStone Pharmaceuticals, a cancer-focused Chinese biopharmaceutical developer with a number of PE and VC backers, has filed for an IPO in Hong Kong.
Growth stage technology deals have retained a strong following in 2018, but elsewhere in Chinese private equity the mood is more somber
The Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) will introduce a new board for technology start-ups, Chinese President Xi Jinping said at the country's first International Import Expo.
Chinese cancer drug developer Innovent Biologics, which has a number of PE backers, closed up on its Hong Kong trading debut, following a HK$3.3 billion ($421 million) IPO.
Certusnet, a China-based developer of telecommunication software backed by CDH Investments, has filed for an IPO in Hong Kong.
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has floated a number of proposals intended to ease the listing process for technology-focused start-ups.
Tuanche, a Chinese online auto services platform that specializes in group buying, has filed for an IPO in the US. Its backers include K2 Ventures, Highland Capital Partners, and Bertelsmann Asia Investments (BAI).
Chinese electric scooter manufacturer Niu Technologies ended its first day of trading on NASDAQ down 3.9% after raising $63 million in a scaled back IPO. The company’s backers include GGV Capital, Future Capital, and IDG Capital.
Brand names dominate Asia fundraising to an unprecedented degree; China IPOs continue despite weakening markets; Taiwan, Australia and Singapore deliver an unlikely investment boost
Niu Technologies, China's largest producer of lithium-ion electric scooters, is targeting up to $104 million in its US IPO. VC backers include GGV Capital and Future Capital Discovery Fund.
Tencent Music Entertainment Group (TME), one of the world’s largest music streaming services, has filed to list in the US. PAG Asia Capital is among the company’s minority backers.
CooTek – the VC-backed Chinese app developer behind the TouchPal smart phone keyboard – shrugged off a disappointing trading debut in New York and pledged to cultivate new products with a view to easing reliance on its flagship offering.
Liulishuo, a Chinese English language learning app that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to deliver customized teaching solutions for adults, ended its first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange up 1.2%.
Bitmain, a five-year-old Chinese company that is the dominant global player in manufacturing chips for bitcoin mining, with revenues ballooning nearly tenfold to $2.5 billion last year, has filed for a Hong Kong IPO.
China has issued guidelines for domestic listings by pre-profit technology start-ups as well as companies with weighted voting rights (WVR) structures that allow founders to retain control despite dilution of their shareholdings.
Chinese online-to-offline (O2O) lifestyle services platform Meituan-Dianping gained 5.3% on its trading debut in Hong Kong following a HK$33.1 billion ($4.2 billion) IPO.
Questions about the sustainability of Meituan-Dianping's expansion strategy suggest that even newly listed unicorns are not immune to the changing sentiment in China's technology sector
Wuxi AppTec, a contract pharmaceutical R&D services provider backed by several private equity investors, has filed for a Hong Kong listing less than four months after listing in Shanghai. The size and pricing of the IPO have yet to be decided, but the...
A two-year renminbi fundraising boom in China has ended abruptly due to a combination of controversy, regulatory intervention, and dwindling investor sentiment. But the market may benefit in the long term
Chinese news aggregator app Qutoutiao raised $84 million in a downsized US IPO – continuing a recent trend among Chinese tech start-ups – but then saw its stock price more than double on the first day of trading.
China Renaissance Holdings is planning an aggressive push into wealth management services, targeting high net worth individuals in China’s new economy, with proceeds from its upcoming Hong Kong IPO.