PVTIME – JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (“JinkoSolar” or the “Company”) (NYSE: JKS), one of the largest and most innovative solar module manufacturers in the world, is in the process of applying for an initial public offering (“IPO”) of the Company’s principal operating subsidiary, Jinko Solar Co., Ltd. (“Jiangxi Jinko”), on the Shanghai Stock Exchange’s Sci-Tech innovation board. Jiangxi Jinko’s IPO pricing has been announced by the Shanghai Stock Exchange.
Jiangxi Jinko plans to issue 2,000,000,000.00 shares representing approximately 20% of the total 10,000,000,000.00 shares outstanding after the IPO. Of the shares issued in the IPO, 600,000,000.00 shares will be issued via direct placement to cornerstone investors including China National Social Security Fund, Shenzhen Capital Group, China Life Insurance, Taiping Life Insurance, China Insurance Investment Fund, State Power Investment Corporation, China Energy Investment Corporation, Shanghai Guosheng Group, Shangrao Binjiang Investment, Haining Jianshan New District Development Corporation, China Securities Investment, as well as to Jiangxi Jinko Asset Management Plans, which are funded by Jiangxi Jinko management team and core employees.
The proposed pricing of the IPO is RMB5.00 per share. The estimated total gross proceeds of the IPO is expected to be approximately RMB10.00 billion. After the IPO, JinkoSolar will own approximately 58.62% of Jiangxi Jinko. The issuance and subscription date of the IPO is expected to be January 17, 2022. The final IPO share placement and share allocations are expected to be confirmed on January 20, 2022.