Intelligent equipment maker Wuxi Autowell Intelligent Equipment on Thursday made its trading debut in STAR Market after raising $81 million, while smart logistics system solutions provider Zhejiang Damon Technology has kicked off its IPO roadshow exercise.
Autowell raises $81m in STAR Market IPO
Wuxi Autowell Intelligent Equipment Co., Ltd, also known as Wuxi Autowell Technology Co., Ltd, on Thursday listed at a premium on the Nasdaq-like STAR Market of the Shanghai Stock Exchange after raising 574 million yuan ($81 million) in its IPO.
Autowell issued 24.67 million common shares at 23.28 yuan ($3) apiece. It opened at 55 yuan ($7.7), up 157.26 per cent compared to the IPO price, per a filing with the board.
Established in 2010, Autowell primarily serves the photovoltaic (PV) and lithium battery industries. Following the IPO, Autowell will look at the construction of its manufacturing and R&D base apart from using the proceeds for working capital.
China Securities served as the lead underwriter of the deal.
Damon Technology eyes $69m in STAR Market IPO
Zhejiang Damon Technology Co., Ltd, a provider of smart logistics system solutions, has kicked off its IPO subscription exercise with a target to net 538 million yuan ($69 million) in STAR Market in Shanghai.
Backed by Chinese private equity firm Co-Stone Asset Management, Damon will sell up to 21.42 million common shares at a price of 25.12 yuan ($3.5) each, according to an announcement with the bourse.
State-owned Everbright Securities is acting as the principal underwriter of the deal.
It will use the proceeds for factory digitalization, intelligent industrial base innovation and for working capital.
With the IPO, Damon Capital will remain its largest shareholder in Demon with 40.0377 per cent equity interest. Co-Stone (Beijing) will be its second-largest shareholder holding 6.6417 per cent stake, down 2.2139 per cent. Shanghai-based Passion Capital, which along with Dingfeng Asset infused $8.4 million in Damon in 2016, will have a combined 3.3824 per cent stake.
Its backers also include Everbright Securities, China Securities, Shanghai Chessboard Investment Management, Asia View Capital, Chengzhu (Shanghai) Investment Management, China Fortune Securities, and Goldstate Securities.
Damon registered annual revenue of 789 million yuan ($111 million) and net profit of 64 million yuan ($9 million) in 2019.