Canaccord Genuity has developed a unique market position in Asia, as the market-leading investment bank on Singapore’s junior exchange – the SGX Catalist. As well, our experienced investment banking professionals in Hong Kong and mainland China continue to deliver Asia-based corporate development ideas to corporate clients globally.
Our Asia-based capital markets and investment banking operations were more closely integrated during fiscal 2013, ensuring clients in the region benefit from the full value of our
Asia platform. Today, Canaccord Genuity has 39 employees located in Hong Kong, Beijing and Singapore.
In Hong Kong, our investment banking team focuses largely on advisory services, and continues to find opportunities for corporate clients both in the region and internationally.
Cross-border transactions continue to be a key focus for this team, as they leverage their
local expertise and contacts with the support and network of their global investment banking colleagues.
Our 14-person Singapore office has firmly established the Company as the leading investment bank on Singapore’s junior exchange, the SGX Catalist, sponsoring 22 companies on this growth-oriented market. Having led more transactions than any other investment bank on the SGX Catalist, Canaccord Genuity has developed approximately 38% market share on the exchange(1).
market share on Singapore’s junior exchange, the SGX Catalist
(1) Transactions led by Canaccord Genuity compared to total transactions on Catalist
In Australia, Canaccord Genuity’s focus on growth-oriented companies continues to build momentum. During fiscal 2013, the business expanded its sector coverage to include Life Sciences and welcomed several highly experienced investment banking professionals.
With a full-service offering of investment banking, research and sales and trading services, clients of Canaccord Genuity in Australia benefit from our local market expertise and the support of our global platform. Today, Canaccord Genuity’s 10 investment banking professionals in Sydney and Melbourne provide corporate clients with the ability to list on the ASX or nine other exchanges globally through Canaccord’s global platform. During fiscal 2013, Canaccord Genuity led or co-led 19 capital raising transactions in Australia, raising gross proceeds of AUD$213 million for clients. With proven experience in the Resource and Industrial sectors, this capital markets business expanded its sector coverage this year through the addition of Life Sciences coverage.
Research coverage published by our nine analysts in Australia is now also available to Canaccord clients in other markets, providing insightful analysis of over 75 companies in this region. Our sales and trading team here not only have strong institutional relationships in Australia and Asia, but have also developed important relationships with accounts in North America through a dedicated sales team focused on delivering Australian product to North American clients. And with a unique ability to leverage our worldwide distribution network, our Australian team has demonstrated success placing client shares with investors in other foreign markets.
Australian companies covered by
Canaccord Genuity research analysts