A screen displays trading information for ride-hailing giant Didi Global on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., December 3, 2021. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
HONG KONG, Dec 6 (Reuters) – Ride-hailing giant Didi Global’s (DIDI.N) move to withdraw from the New York stock exchange has put a spotlight on other U.S.-listed Chinese firms and whether more will jump ship to Hong Kong and elsewhere.
Didi’s plan to withdraw may create an even deeper chill after this year’s drop-off in Chinese firms’ listings in the world’s most liquid market, bankers and advisers have said. read more
Here’s a FACTBOX on Chinese companies’ U.S. IPOs and their secondary listings in recent years.
U.S. LISTINGS BY CHINESE FIRMS
As a result of Beijing’s unprecedented regulatory crackdown on sectors including technology and private education, listings by Chinese companies in New York have tapered off in the second half of 2021 to their lowest level since the first half of 2017.
|YEAR||FIRST HALF||SECOND HALF|
|2021||$12.74 billion||$355 million*|
|2020||$2.82 billion||$10.85 billion|
|2019||$1.49 billion||$2.04 billion|
|2018||$4.12 billion||$5.06 billion|
|2017||$311 million||$3.50 billion|
|2016||$336 million||$1.86 billion|
*2021 second half data up to Dec. 2
SECONDARY LISTINGS BY U.S.-LISTED CHINESE FIRMS
To date, secondary listings in China and Hong Kong by U.S.-listed Chinese firms totalled $15.25 billion, according to Refinitiv data, higher than the last two years.
Here are the top six secondary listings undertaken by Chinese companies that have berths in the United States over the last three years:
|Nov 2019||Alibaba (9988.HK)||$12.93 billion||Hong Kong|
|June 2020||JD.com (9618.HK)||$4.46 billion||Hong Kong|
|Nov 2021||BeiGene (6160.HK)||$3.33 billion||STAR Market|
|June 2020||NetEase (9999.HK)||$3.12 billion||Hong Kong|
|March 2021||Baidu (9888.HK)||$3.08 billion||Hong Kong|
|March 2021||Bilibili (9626.HK)||$2.99 billion||Hong Kong|
(Source: Dealogic, Refinitiv)Reporting by Scott Murdoch and Nikhil Kurian Nainan; Editing by Sumeet Chatterjee and Emelia Sithole-Matarise
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