Webinar: Current IPO Market in Hong Kong & A Close Look on SPAC and Chapter 18C Development
Event Code : 20230511


As of 2023, Hong Kong’s IPO market is facing both opportunities and challenges, featured by unstable global geo-political environment and HKEx’s effort in introducing new listing regime to keep investors’ attention. In this seminar, Ms. Stella Law and Mr. Ross Wang will share CHFT’s insight on recent trend and outlook for Hong Kong’s IPO market, as well as an overview of development of SPAC and Chapter 18C, including a review of listed cases and relevant valuation requirements. The seminar will cover the below areas:

    1. Current IPO Market in Hong Kong;

       - Recap of recent market highlights

       - Impact of Sino-US relationship

       - Review of Chapter 18A, 18B (SPAC) achievements

     2. A Close look of SPAC and Chapter 18C Development

       - Recap of background of regulation development

       - Key issues when applying IPO under SPAC and Chapter 18C

       - Valuation technique of tech technological companies

     3. Q&A


Ms. STELLA LAW, ASA, MRICS, Executive Director, CHFT Advisory & Appraisal Limited

Stella specializes in providing consultancy and valuation with extensive experience in all phases of M&A activities, from pre-Deal analysis to due diligence during the negotiation process, as well as financial reporting upon deal completion, which covers wide range of industries. Her primary focus is preparing valuations for litigation, liquidation purposes, and compliance with the listing rule of Hong Kong, Singapore, the U.S.. In 2019, Stella was selected as a rising star by the Rising Star Committee of American Society of Appraisers. This award honors the brightest young valuation professionals who have demonstrate success throughout the fiscal year. Besides Stella is a columnist for various financial magazines and newspaper and she actively comments on news in relation to valuation and advocates the standard of the industry. In 2021, she was awarded The 3rd Golden Bauhinia Women Entrepreneur Award organized by the Golden Bauhinia Women Entrepreneur Association.

Mr. ROSS WANG, Director, CHFT Advisory & Appraisal Limited

Ross has over 13 years of experience in providing business valuation services to companies ranging from multinationals, public listed companies and government institutions. He has been providing business valuation services for wide range of purposes, including financial reporting, pre IPO investment, transaction pricing, as well as due diligence.

Ross started his career in providing audit & assurance services in Ernst & Young, and subsequently joined the business valuation department of CBRE before joining CHFT.

CPD Hours:
1.5 Hours
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