OKCoin Founder Buys Hong Kong-Listed Firm in $60 Million Deal
Mingxing “Star” Xu, the founder of cryptocurrency exchange OKCoin, has become the largest individual shareholder of a public company listed in Hong Kong via a $60 million acquisition.
24 JANUARY 2019
HKEX-Listed Madison Plans to Acquire BitOcean Crypto Exchange
The wine company is planning to buy 67.2% of BitOcean for almost $30 million.
27 DECEMBER 2018
Hong Kong Stock Market Regulator ‘Reluctant’ to Greenlight Bitmain IPO, Sources Report
Hong Kong stock market regulator is reportedly reluctant to allow Bitcoin mining equipment manufacturer Bitmain to conduct an initial public offering (IPO) in the city. Local English-language newspaper South China Morning Post (SCMP) made this claim in an article published Dec. 19, with reference to anonymous sources.
19 DECEMBER 2018
HKEX Eyeing Blockchain and AI for An “Efficiency Revolution”
The Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) is about to launch its three-year strategical plan for 2019-2021 early next year. Charles Li, Chief Executive Officer of HKEX said at the forum yesterday that the bourse will carry out comprehensive reforms in market regulation and business by adopting more cutting-edge technologies, including blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI).
12 DECEMBER 2018
Cryptocurrency Mining Giant Bitmain Officially Files For An IPO In Hong Kong
Bitmain, the Beijing-based cryptocurrency mining giant, has officially filed an application to go public on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX).
26 SEPTEMBER 2018
Report: Hong Kong Stock Exchange Eyeing Blockchain Firm Acquisitions
Insider sources have suggested that the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) is eyeing takeovers in the blockchain and other tech sectors, according to a Bloomberg article published September 21.
22 SEPTEMBER 2018