IPO in Frankfurt for Chinese company Haikui Seafood AG First IPO on the Prime Standard in 2012

15 May 2012

Haikui Seafood AG (ISIN: DE000A1JH3F9) joined the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange on 15 May. The IPO comprised 276,000 shares (excluding greenshoe). The issue price was €10.00 and the initial listing price €10.00.

The issue volume was €2.8 million.

BankM – Representative Office of biw Bank für Investments und Wertpapiere AG and Pareto Securities AS are joint lead managers. Wolfgang Steubing AG is acting as the specialist.

“We welcome Haikui Seafood AG as the first IPO of the year,” said Alexander Höptner, Head of Markets Services at Deutsche Börse. “By choosing the Prime Standard, Haikui has joined the segment with the highest transparency in the regulated market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and is thus positioning itself extremely well for international investors.”

“Listing in Germany is very attractive for companies from China,” said Haikui Seafood's CEO Zhenkui Chen. “The IPO is quick and runs according to clear and transparent rules. We are delighted to have been able to convince so many investors of Haikui Seafood AG's business model during our roadshow and to have had a successful IPO.”

Haikui Seafood AG processes fish and seafood for the Chinese and international markets. Clients of Haikui Seafood are distributors in China and overseas, located mainly in Asia, Europe and the US. According to information provided by the company, Haikui generates more than two thirds of its revenues outside China. Haikui's processing facilities are located on Dongshan Island in Fujian Province and currently have an aggregate annual processing capacity of around 28,500 tonnes.

To date 32 Chinese companies are listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange: Prime Standard 10, General Standard 1, Entry Standard 6, Open Market (FQB) 15.

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