Enterprises who meet the requested financial and business criteria may apply to Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited for IPO in Hong Kong.
Advantages of IPO in Hong Kong
|Access to capital for growthOpportunities to raise funds at time of listing and thereafter|
|Broader shareholder baseInvestors from a more liquid market|
|Employee incentiveLink up commitment with employee by granting of employee share options|
|Higher profile and visibilityBring confidence to the Company’s suppliers and customers|
|Increased corporate transparencyBetter credit to bankers|
|Well established legal systemBest protection to issuers and investors|
|Simple tax systemLow profits tax rate, no tax on dividend income and capital gain|
|No foreign exchange controlCapital is freely circulate among different locations|
A decision to list must be made after due and careful assessment of your company, its business strategy and the intentions of its shareholders and management.
You should consider the following questions: