IPO stands for “Initial Public Offering”. An IPO is defined as the process of selling the first shares of a private company to access the public markets.
Choosing a suitable stock market to submit an IPO is a crucial decision as your company shall have an opportunity to access the capital market, especially the international capital market. This stock market can be considered as the platform for your company to raise funds with growth potential.
Global Vietnam Lawyers provides a range of advisory services for Hong Kong IPO which assist your company in the process of listing. We advise on the listing of companies on both the Main Board and the GEM Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and offer comprehensive services to various stakeholders, including listing applicants, sponsors and underwriters. Particularly, our lawyers have advised multinational companies, state-owned companies and private corporations engaged in various industries as well as investment banks and other financial institutions.
Our Hong Kong IPO service offerings cover all stages of an IPO and include:
- Advising on suitability of listing;
- Facilitating pre-IPO investments;
- Facilitating legal due diligence;
- Assisting in pre-IPO strategic corporate reorganizations;
- Setting up a family trust;
- Preparing listing documents; and
- Liaising with the Exchange to resolve any concerns that they may have.
- Designing share incentive schemes;
With a thorough understanding of our clients’ business objectives and dynamics, we also provide pragmatic and proactive advice on funds-related matters. The scope of our expertise spans from the formation and structuring of various investment funds, to the implementation of their operating and profit-sharing arrangements, their restructuring as well as their exit. In addition, our lawyers have a deep understanding of the debt market in Hong Kong. Our expertise spans across various types of debt instruments, including dim sum bonds, bonds of investment grades, high-yield bonds and green bonds.
We keep abreast of the complex and dynamic listing and regulatory regime in Hong Kong and are equipped to assist our clients in navigating through any significant changes made to the regime and identifying any risks and opportunities at an early stage.