The Bilibili sales space is pictured throughout the 2019 Yangtze River Delta Worldwide Cultural Industries Expo at Nationwide Exhibition and Conference Middle on November 21, 2019 in Shanghai, China.
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GUANGZHOU, China — Chinese language video platform Bilibili has confidentially filed for a secondary itemizing in Hong Kong, a supply near the matter informed CNBC.
Bilibili, which is at present listed on the Nasdaq, made the submitting inside the previous couple of days, the supply stated.
CNBC reported final week that the itemizing might increase over $2 billion and the submitting was to be anticipated final week or starting of this week.
Corporations already listed on one other main alternate can confidentially file for a secondary itemizing on Hong Kong’s inventory alternate as a method to stop a serious affect on its share worth. The submitting isn’t public but.
Pricing particulars normally comply with within the coming weeks.
A Bilibili spokesperson was not instantly accessible when contacted by CNBC.
Bilibili would be the newest U.S.-listed Chinese language agency to flock to Hong Kong for a secondary itemizing. Alibaba, JD.com and NetEase have all taken the identical route during the last 14 months.
Continued tensions between the U.S. and China have threatened Chinese language companies listed on Wall Avenue. In December, President Donald Trump signed laws that threatened to delist companies that do not adjust to American auditing requirements.
That could possibly be one motive behind the rise of secondary listings in Hong Kong.
The video platform is aimed toward China’s youthful generations and cell video games is its largest income driver. Bilibili additionally hosts reside broadcasts throughout which customers should purchase digital objects. It additionally makes cash from promoting.