Friday, June 26, 2015: Hong Kong and Singapore may battle for bragging rights as Asia’s premier’s financial capital, but Australian companies seeking investors in both centres will need more than a smile and a well delivered pitch to succeed.
“There’s a lot of money available in the private sector that we can put to work if we can make it more interesting. How attractive can we make it for people to invest and build companies in Australia? That needs to be fixed and it needs to be fixed fast.”
The Initial Public Offering window has been open for the past 12 months and the demand for new issues is showing little sign of abating.