Billion-dollar IPO shelved amid Hong Kong extradition bill turmoil

Steve Vick­ers, CEO of risk con­sul­tan­cy Steve Vick­ers and Asso­ciates, how­ev­er, said some com­pa­nies are prepar­ing for the worst.

There is con­sid­er­able con­cern … in the busi­ness com­mu­ni­ty aris­ing from the extra­di­tion bill,” Vick­ers told Nikkei, adding that a num­ber of com­pa­nies have come to SVA for con­tin­gency plans in the event of civ­il dis­or­der on an extend­ed basis aris­ing out of the recent disturbances.”