Hong Kong: Stock Exchange proposes to introduce a Specialist Technology Companies listing regime

In brief

On 19 October 2022, The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited ("Exchange") published a consultation paper ("Consultation Paper") on a new listing regime for Specialist Technology Companies (as defined below). The new regime is designed to attract advanced technology companies or new economy companies besides those which operate internet businesses that have strong growth potential and are most likely to represent the industries of the future, as well as to allow such companies to have access to the public market for their continuous development and growth.

The consultation will close on 18 December 2022.


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