From the China Daily – 4 October 2010 – NEW YORK – Ming Yang Wind Power Group Ltd, a Guangdong-based wind power turbine manufacturer, priced its initial public offering (IPO) of 25 million American Depositary Shares (ADSs) at $14 per ADS on Oct 1, becoming the first Chinese wind energy company to list its shares in the US stock exchange.
The company started trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) the same day under the ticker “MY”. It opened at $14.15, but fell to $13.25, 5.4 percent below the IPO price.
According to an NYSE source, the offering came after a number of Chinese companies priced their IPOs including China’s SouFun Holdings Ltd (a Beijing- based real estate Internet portal) and Country Style Cooking Restaurant Chain Co (A Chinese quick service restaurant chain), both priced in September. And Ming Yang is the only non state-owned company in wind power business on NYSE.
The company raised $350 million IPO proceeds to develop wind turbines and is focusing on the R&D. Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse and BofA Merrill Lynch are acting as joint bookrunners for the offering, according to the company’s press release.
Ming Yang, a leading and fast-growing wind turbine producer, focuses on designing, manufacturing, selling and servicing megawatt-class wind turbines, according to Zhang Chuanwei, CEO of the company. Read the whole story >>>