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IPO – Paving the way for a successful  Hong Kong Initial Public Offering

Date : 16 June 2017 (Fri)
Venue : Wanchai, Hong Kong

Paving the way for a successful Hong Kong Initial Public Offering (IPO)

Law Society CPD Points will be applied for


Recently the price of a listed shell is at a high level, approximately HK$300 million for Growth Enterprise Market (GEM) and HK$ 600 million for a main board listed companies. As a result, this has aroused the interests of some SMEs looking into a possible listing of their companies in Hong Kong. Further, getting a listing status will not only enhance the reputation of the company but also raise additional funds for the company’s expansion. However, the process of going public is arduous and requires to comply with the Companies Ordinance, the listing rules, the Accounting Standards and Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) laws.

Mr Daniel Wan, a partner of Addleshaw Goddard (Hong Kong) LLP who specialises in Hong Kong IPOs, will tell you the key requirements and considerations for a company to go public in Hong Kong, provide you the practical hints on how to pave the way for a successful listing. Addleshaw Goddard (Hong Kong) LLP is one of the top 5 law firms acting for underwriters in terms of total number of successful Hong Kong IPOs in 2016 and 2017.

The speaker, Mr Daniel Wan will cover:

  • An overview of current IPO market
  • Is it the time for my company to go public? – Opportunities and Challenges
  • IPO procedures and parties
  • The requirements to get listed in Hong Kong
  • Prospectus requirements
  • Offering mechanism
  • Suitability for listing
  • Case sharing
  • Practical suggestions and tips

Target audience

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), accountants, corporate secretary, senior management serving privately held companies that are contemplating going public and lawyers, accountants and corporate finance staff planning to work in the IPO market

Seminar Details

16 June 2017 (Fri)
2:30pm to 5:30pm
MassMutual Asia Ltd., Training Room A, 7/F, China Evergrande Tower,38 Gloucester Road, Hong Kong 
There will be no refund for cancellation of booking initiated by the  applicant. However, the registration may be transferred to another person from the same company or organization at no extra charge, subject to the prior consent of ICC-HK. 
Seat Confirmation: 
Seat confirmation is based on receipt of payment on a first come, firstserved basis.
Contact Ms. Kokko Ko at Tel: 2973 0060 or e-mail to: publn@icchkcbc.org 

Registration fee

  • HK$500/ person (regular)
  • HK$400/ person (“early-bird” for public who register and pay on or before 31 May 2017.)
  • HK$300/ person (for ICC-HK & HKFEC members)


Interested parties, please complete the registration form and return to Ms Kokko Ko via publn@icchkcbc.org or fax to (852)2869 0360 or contact us at (852) 2117 3986