Chinese stock rout derails IPO pipeline as regulators flex their muscles

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Chinese stock rout derails IPO pipeline as regulators flex their muscles

Chinese stocks were in freefall this week after Beijing tightened rules for the for-profit education sector, sparking a fresh — and severe — bout of volatility in the equities market. While the timing for new IPOs is far from ideal, there is hope yet for companies, say ECM bankers. Jonathan Breen reports.