Chinese PV Company Files for IPO

Solarfun Power Holdings Co Ltd., a China-based manufacturer of photovoltaic cells and modules, has filed for a $186.3 million IPO. It plans to sell 12 million American depository shares at between $11.50 and $13.50 per share, and to trade on the Nasdaq under ticker symbol SOLF. Goldman Sachs (< ?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Asia) is serving as lead underwriter. Shareholders include Citigroup Venture Capital, Hony Capital, LC Fund III and Good Energies Investments Ltd. < ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />