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S. Korea’s IPOs Already Pass Record-high on Superstars’ Debuts

S. Korea’s IPOs Already Pass Record-high on Superstars’ Debuts

SEOUL, Sept. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s initial public offering (IPO) market is booming with mega deals this year, already smashing the previous high while several more big deals are scheduled for the remaining months. A total of 73 companies have raised a combined 16.1 trillion won (US$13.9 billion) through their listings in the [...]

Kakao Bank Becomes Most Valuable Financial Firm in S. Korea on Stock Market Debut

Kakao Bank Becomes Most Valuable Financial Firm in S. Korea on Stock Market Debut

SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean internet-only bank Kakao Bank Corp. made a splash in its stock market debut Friday, emerging as the country’s most valuable financial firm. After a weak start, shares of the online bank made steady gains throughout the session. It capped the first day at 69,800 won (US$61), soaring [...]

Krafton’s IPO Subscription Draws Tepid Response from Retail Investors

Krafton’s IPO Subscription Draws Tepid Response from Retail Investors

SEOUL, Aug. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Video game developer Krafton Inc.’s initial public offering (IPO) drew lukewarm responses from retail investors, with their deposits for IPO subscriptions just at 5 trillion won (US$4.35 billion), its IPO managers said Tuesday. During the two-day subscription, the subscription rate stood at 7.79:1 for shares allocated for retail investors. [...]

Kakao Bank’s IPO Subscription Draws Lukewarm Response from Retail Investors

Kakao Bank’s IPO Subscription Draws Lukewarm Response from Retail Investors

SEOUL, July 27 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean internet-only bank Kakao Bank Corp. drew a tepid response from retail investors for its initial public offering (IPO), with deposits for the stock offering at a smaller-than-expected 58.3 trillion won (US$50.5 billion), according to its IPO managers Tuesday. During the two-day subscription, the subscription rate stood at [...]

Bon Natural Life Limited Announces Pricing of Upsized $11 Million Initial Public Offering

Bon Natural Life Limited Announces Pricing of Upsized $11 Million Initial Public Offering

XIAN, China, June 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Bon Natural Life Limited (Nasdaq: BON) (“BON” or the “Company”), one of the leading bio-ingredient solutions providers in the natural, health and personal care industries, today announced the pricing of its firm commitment initial public offering of 2,200,000 ordinary shares, par value US$0.0001 per share (the “Shares”) at [...]