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BTS Agency Stocks Tipped to Come Under Selling Pressure on Institutions’ Sell-offs

BTS Agency Stocks Tipped to Come Under Selling Pressure on Institutions’ Sell-offs

SEOUL, Oct. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Big Hit Entertainment, the agency of K-pop superstar BTS, may face increased volatility following last week’s rocky stock market debut, as institutional investors are likely to sell part of the company’s stocks. Right after debuting on the country’s main bourse on Thursday, the K-pop entertainment company soared to 351,000 [...]

BTS Agency Listed amid Fanfare on Stock Market

BTS Agency Listed amid Fanfare on Stock Market

SEOUL, Oct. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Big Hit Entertainment, the management agency of K-pop superstars BTS, debuted on South Korea’s main bourse on Thursday, building a valuation higher than the country’s next three largest entertainment companies combined. Big Hit shares opened at 270,000 won (US$236) on Thursday on the Korea Exchange and jumped by the [...]

Massive Cash Floating Around Stock Markets After BTS Agency’s IPO Subscription

Massive Cash Floating Around Stock Markets After BTS Agency’s IPO Subscription

SEOUL, Oct. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Tens of trillions of won are floating around stock markets after last week’s fierce competition for the subscription of Big Hit Entertainment, the management agency of K-pop superstar BTS, data showed Tuesday. Retail investors, including BTS fans, chipped in 58.4 trillion won (US$50.8 billion) in the agency’s two-day subscription [...]

Gaming Firm Krafton’s Planned IPO Drawing Investor Interest

Gaming Firm Krafton’s Planned IPO Drawing Investor Interest

SEOUL, Oct. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean online gaming company Krafton Inc.’s planned initial public offering (IPO) is drawing keen interest from potential investors following a recent series of highly successful share sales, industry sources said Wednesday. The market craze follows megahit IPOs by Big Hit Entertainment, the management agency of K-pop phenoms BTS; [...]

BTS’ Agency Draws Near-record IPO Subscription Deposits

BTS’ Agency Draws Near-record IPO Subscription Deposits

SEOUL, Oct. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Big Hit Entertainment, the management agency of K-pop phenoms BTS, drew a near record-high amount of deposits from retail investors Tuesday, the last day for the subscription for its initial public offering (IPO) next week. Since Monday, retail investors have subscribed for around 1.43 million Big Hit shares, or [...]