Are You Ready for a Hong Kong IPO?

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Paloma Wang Kai Sun Anthony Pang Martina To


While ongoing regulatory developments affecting capital markets globally are driving many China-related businesses to consider pursuing their IPOs in Hong Kong, the unique features of the regulatory regime for IPOs on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange can present unexpected challenges. This summary outlines key issues for companies preparing to pursue an IPO in Hong Kong, with a particular focus on those features that may be distinctive from the requirements in other IPO markets, and includes an illustrative timeline for a Hong Kong listing. 

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