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08.29.2012 17:12

Overseas-Listed Firms Seek a Path Home

Tough regulators and harsh short sellers prompt companies to leave foreign bourses and seek listings back in China, but a slew of obstacles stand in their way
By staff reporters Shen Hu, Zheng Fei and Chen Huiying and intern reporter Yang Lu

(Beijing) – Under the increased pressure of competition and regulatory oversight in the U.S. market, many Chinese companies that are primarily listed on overseas markets are returning home. One by one these companies have fled overseas markets seeking the high prices and loose regulatory environment in China's A-share market.

The trend has started and is likely to continue in the near future. At least 36 Nasdaq-listed Chinese companies have announced plans to privatize since October 2009, based on Caixin's research.

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