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Asian consumer companies received the majority of the total capital deployed by sovereign wealth funds throughout a record-breaking year of direct investments.
Investors appear to have reset their short-term expectations and risk tolerance across asset classes due to higher-than-expected inflation, the rise of interest rates, and the war in Ukraine.
Hong Kong and Shanghai bourses lagged their global rivals in fund raising in 2021, but that could all change this year.
The stock’s promising performance stands in sharp contrast to the less fortunate fates of other Chinese companies that have been affected by government clampdowns.
By delisting out of New York and switching over to Hong Kong, Chinese ride-sharing company, Didi, is setting a path for other Chinese technology groups that hold customer data.
IPO listings volume in Hong Kong have had a lacklustre year compared with global peers, so will more Chinese companies embrace HK as a listing option after what happened to Didi Global?
The new regulation is likely to spur local listings and, consequently, institutional investor interest in equities, experts say.
Financials and healthcare have been spotted as promising sectors, while several tech IPOs are on the way, including a $2.2 billion fintech firm and a GIC-backed e-commerce startup.
The most recent crackdown on the Chinese ride-hailing firm has investors speculating on who’s next. Experts say short-term pullback on US-based listings can be expected.
VCs and other investors such as GIC and Mitsubishi UFJ earned at least 10 times their initial investment when Coinbase listed on the Nasdaq. What does this tell us about the future of crypto?