16 min

The wrinkle in Shein’s IPO plans Behind the Money

    • Business

In November, online fast-fashion giant Shein filed paperwork to go public in the US. Since then the process has not moved forward at all — and it looks like Shein’s ties to Beijing could be to blame. The FT’s China tech correspondent Eleanor Olcott explains how Shein has tried to distance itself from China to appease US regulators, and where it might go public instead. 
Clips from Reuters, Bloomberg, Yahoo Finance
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For further reading:
Shein switches focus to London after New York IPO stalls
Shein’s London IPO flirtation
Shein profits double to over $2bn ahead of planned listing
Fund managers give cool reception to prospect of Shein London IPO
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On X, follow Eleanor Olcott (@EleanorOlcott) and Saffeya Ahmed (@saffeya_ahmed).
Read a transcript of this episode on FT.com

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In November, online fast-fashion giant Shein filed paperwork to go public in the US. Since then the process has not moved forward at all — and it looks like Shein’s ties to Beijing could be to blame. The FT’s China tech correspondent Eleanor Olcott explains how Shein has tried to distance itself from China to appease US regulators, and where it might go public instead. 
Clips from Reuters, Bloomberg, Yahoo Finance
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For further reading:
Shein switches focus to London after New York IPO stalls
Shein’s London IPO flirtation
Shein profits double to over $2bn ahead of planned listing
Fund managers give cool reception to prospect of Shein London IPO
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On X, follow Eleanor Olcott (@EleanorOlcott) and Saffeya Ahmed (@saffeya_ahmed).
Read a transcript of this episode on FT.com

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

16 min

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