First half 2015 China M&A volume saw a 41% increase YoY and over 39% YoY growth in mid-market activity. These numbers imply a 2015 run-rate of 6,000 deals.
To explore the drivers for this activity, Intralinks, along with Mergermarket, has organised an ‘Asian IPO Series’. The first IPO panel discussion in March, held at, JW Marriott Hotel in Hong Kong, attracted over 50 senior delegates who were keen to learn about the future of Hong Kong’s listing activity.
Increasing investor interest in infrastructure has resulted in the market growing significantly over the past five years, with $110 billion raised globally for infrastructure projects. Case studies on airports, railroads and ports closed the program for the day.