* China EV maker funding this year is just 13% of year-ago
HONG KONG/BEIJING Last year, Wei Qing and his private equity investment team visited more than 20 Chinese electric vehicle manufacturing startups. | Video
HONG KONG UBS has lost a lead role on a U.S. dollar bond deal for state-backed China Railway Construction Corp, just days after a Chinese outcry over a senior UBS economist's use of "pig" in connection with Chinese food price inflation.
HONG KONG Ping An Insurance's OneConnect financial technology unit is leaning toward picking New York over Hong Kong for its initial public offering (IPO) in the hope of achieving a higher valuation, three people with direct knowledge of the matter said.
HONG KONG China's biggest e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong listing that could raise up to $20 billion as early as the third quarter of this year, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said. | Video
HONG KONG Logistics real estate developer ESR Cayman Ltd, backed by private-equity firm Warburg Pincus, said it would postpone its up to $1.24 billion Hong Kong listing that would have been the largest in the Asian hub so far this year.
HONG KONG Warburg Pincus LLC is nearing the final close of an at least $4.25 billion private equity fund focusing on Chinese and Southeast Asian investments, people with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.