AMTD launched its Capital Markets & Advisory business in 2015, and developed rapidly into a leading investment bank in Hong Kong market. AMTD enjoys cooperation with a number of high quality investors, allowing optimal alignment between fund supply and demand in various capital markets projects. As measured by deal count, AMTD ranked 9th among all investment banks in HK IPOs in 2018, and ranked 1st in the US IPOs of Chinese issuers in 2018Q4. In terms of the sector focus, for HK IPO, as measured by deal count, we ranked 5th of the Chinese bank deals between 2017 and 2018, and ranked 4th of New Economy deals in 2018.
Acting as Sole Financial Advisor, Global Coordinator, Lead Underwriter and Lead Bank, AMTD recently successfully led the Hong Kong listing of several financial institutions in China, including Everbright Securities, China’s leading and competitive comprehensive financial group; Bank of Qingdao, the largest city commercial bank in Shandong Province; Bank of Tianjin, one of the largest city commercial banks in the Bohai Sea region; Jiangxi Bank, the largest city commercial bank in Jiangxi Province; Guangzhou Rural Commercial Bank, the largest rural commercial bank in Guangdong Province; and Zhongyuan Bank, the largest city commercial bank in Henan Province. In addition, AMTD assisted Xiaomi, the unique and comprehensive company that covers e-commerce, hardware and internet and the first WVR stock in Hong Kong capital markets, Meituan Dianping, China's largest life service e-commerce platform, and Meitu, one of the largest technology companies on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, to successfully complete its initial public offering.
Since 2016, AMTD led nearly 80 debt capital markets transactions, which raised over USD 30 billion. Projects covered various industries such as financial services, real estate, and hotel management. Our clients include financial institutions and state-owned enterprises such as China Huarong, Minsheng Bank, Bank of Zhengzhou, Bank of Jinzhou, Bank of Qingdao, Tewoo Group and Yunnan Investment Group; large private investment companies such as HNA International, Fosun International and CMIG; leading real estate companies like R&F Properties, Aoyuan Property, Yango Holding and Ronshine China; as well as Hong Kong blue chip companies such as Sun Hung Kai, Far East Consortium and Regal Hotels Group. As for prefer share offerings, AMTD acted as lead bank in almost all the city commercial banks’ projects in 2017 and 2018, including Bank of Zhengzhou, Bank of Jinzhou, Zhongyuan Bank and Bank of Qingdao .
Financial Advisory :
Acting as Sole Financial Advisor, AMTD assisted its clients to complete various private equity transactions. AMTD has maintained long-term and in-depth cooperation with many high quality investors including GIC, Asian Development Bank, CMIG Leasing, Hanhwa Investment, etc.