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SoftBank's Vision Fund in talks to invest $1.5 billion in Chinese used car platform - sources

02 Feb 2019

HONG KONG/BEIJING The SoftBank-led Vision Fund is in talks to invest up to $1.5 billion in Chinese used car trading platform Guazi.com, two people with knowledge of the matter said.

Investors brace for China tech funding 'down rounds'

30 Jan 2019

HONG KONG Investors are bracing for a series of “down rounds” in China’s much-hyped tech sector as weak stock markets worldwide and the country's economic slowdown weigh on once-buoyant private markets.

China's Sinochem Energy lets Hong Kong IPO application lapse

30 Jan 2019

HONG KONG, Jan 30 Sinochem Energy, a unit of China's state-owned Sinochem Group, has allowed its application for a Hong Kong initial public offering (IPO) to lapse, the exchange website showed on Wednesday.

RPT-UPDATE 2-China names banking veteran to head securities regulator amid shaky markets

28 Jan 2019

* Faces the challenge of reviving China's bruised stock markets

China names banking veteran to head securities regulator amid shaky markets

26 Jan 2019

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG China has appointed banking veteran Yi Huiman to head the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC), putting governance of the nation's stock markets in his hands at a time when investor confidence has been hit by a slowing economy and U.S. tariffs.

EV startup Byton aims to raise $500 million to fund growth - sources

08 Jan 2019

HONG KONG Chinese-funded electric vehicle manufacturer Byton is seeking to raise at least $500 million to finance growth, valuing the nearly three-year-old company at more than $4 billion, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

EV startup Byton aims to raise $500 mln to fund growth: sources

08 Jan 2019

HONG KONG, Jan 8 Chinese-funded electric vehicle manufacturer Byton is seeking to raise at least $500 million to finance growth, valuing the nearly three-year-old company at more than $4 billion, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

REFILE-Start-ups hopeful as China readies Nasdaq-style tech board

07 Jan 2019

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG, Jan 7 China's ambitions for a Nasdaq-style board for start-ups have galvanised the country's tech companies who are hopeful they can sidestep complex IPO hurdles and access easier funding.

Tencent-backed broker Futu confidentially files for up to $500 million U.S. IPO: sources

19 Dec 2018

HONG KONG Futu Securities International, a Hong Kong-based online brokerage firm backed by Tencent Holdings , has filed confidentially for a U.S. initial public offering (IPO) of up to $500 million, people with knowledge of the matter said.

UPDATE 1-China's Junshi Biosciences raises $394 mln after pricing IPO at bottom of range -sources

18 Dec 2018

HONG KONG, Dec 17 Chinese biotech startup Shanghai Junshi Biosciences Co Ltd has raised $394 million after pricing its Hong Kong initial public offering (IPO) at the bottom of a marketed range, two people familiar with the share sale said on Monday.

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