Electronic billboards display the Hang Seng Index in Hong Kong on March 9, 2020. The Hong Kong stock exchange is one of the world’s largest markets for initial public offerings. Photo: EPA-EFE
Electronic billboards display the Hang Seng Index in Hong Kong on March 9, 2020. The Hong Kong stock exchange is one of the world’s largest markets for initial public offerings. Photo: EPA-EFE
Ricky Lee
Opinion

Opinion

Ricky Lee

Why do so many firms seeking growth in China overlook a Hong Kong listing?

  • So far, it’s mainly US-listed Chinese companies that raise funds in Hong Kong for regional growth
  • But multinationals can also take a secondary listing or spin off a Chinese unit for a primary listing. Either allows the creation of a Chinese-registered entity ring-fenced from global operations and trade friction

Electronic billboards display the Hang Seng Index in Hong Kong on March 9, 2020. The Hong Kong stock exchange is one of the world’s largest markets for initial public offerings. Photo: EPA-EFE
Electronic billboards display the Hang Seng Index in Hong Kong on March 9, 2020. The Hong Kong stock exchange is one of the world’s largest markets for initial public offerings. Photo: EPA-EFE
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