Pre-commercial companies are subject to a minimum market capitalisation requirement of HK$15 billion ($1.9 billion), while those with annual revenues of HK$250 million are expected to have a capitalisation of at least HK$8 billion at the time of listing.
A bullish message of Hong Kong's re-emergence was conveyed by a stellar cast of speakers at the Global Leaders' Summit.
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The life insurer sees many opportunities around ESG investment in alternatives, but questions how to evaluate such emerging assets using traditional metrics.
The life insurer's Hong Kong arm continues to add positions to the private market despite the current downturn for good liability match, less volatility, and diversification in the long-term.
If the SFC clamps down on financial institutions, employees will not have a choice but to return, but it won’t help matters for the brain drain afflicting the industry.
The head of Indonesia’s sovereign wealth fund has said Hong Kong will be back post-Covid, and the city offers a huge opportunity for Southeast Asia.
Extreme market conditions explain some, but not all, of the reasons for the sharpest contraction in Hong Kong’s retirement fund since 2008 - reforms are needed to the 22-year-old system.
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More board seats are now allocated to women, and companies have also shown growing interest in diversity beyond gender.
Efforts are focusing on shareholder resolutions and access to independent directors
Despite a dramatic slowdown in Hong Kong's public listings since the start of 2022, what are the prospects for a revival in the city’s share sales in the second half, especially if various economic and geopolitical pressures ease?