Our Hong Kong Capital Markets Quarterly News publication is designed to summarize the latest market and regulatory developments in Hong Kong.


Current Issue

In this issue, we highlight the key developments, including:

  • Reverse takeovers and backdoor listings;
  • Suitability for listing;
  • New flexibility under Hong Kong’s new Companies Ordinance; and
  • Financial data for stub period and acquisitions.


  • 反向收购和借壳上市;
  • 结构性合同;
  • 上市适合性;
  • 香港新的公司条例所提供的新的灵活措施;及
  • 业务纪录期后的财务数据及收购。


Past Issues

In this issue, we examine the triggering of chain principle offers under the Takeovers Code and recent listing decisions including Chapter 18 mineral company listings and convertible bonds, as well as the Exchanges’ guidance on direct or indirect benefits for cornerstone investors.


In this issue, we examine the implications of the consultation conclusions on the regulation of Hong Kong IPO sponsors as well as guidance on pre-IPO investments in equity and convertible instruments.


In this issue, we discuss the new Companies Ordinance, as well as new guidance in relation to the listing of business trusts and pawn loan businesses.


In this issue, we examine current topics, including the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission's recent observations regarding the quality of listing applications and proposals with respect to the regulation of sponsors.

包括 香港证券及期货事务监察委员会(证监会)对上市申请文件质量 的一些新发现及对保荐人监管的最新建议。

In this newsletter, we discuss various listing decisions and guidance materials, which clarify certain IPO disclosure requirements and the review processes, as well as the implementation of the new professional debt regime.


In this issue, we first discuss two significant reports: the Securities and Futures Commission’s annual review of the performance of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange  and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority’s thematic examination of sponsor activities.


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