Making Chinese IPOs a bit more private

Author: Juan Du, University of Sydney The responses of Chinese regulators to initial public offerings (IPOs) by the country’s homegrown tech companies have made headlines beyond financial markets. With memories of the paused IPO and anti-trust investigations into Jack Ma’s Ant Group still fresh, regulators launched a series of investigations into Didi Global, China’s biggest ride-hailing company, within days of its IPO in New York on 30 June 2021. Some media reports about the regulatory actions are skewed towards speculation about the Chinese Communist Party’s tightened grip over the tech giants. But based on public information, the accumulation of user…

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