Hong Kong IPO and Corporate Finance

As a top corporate finance law firm in Hong Kong offering comprehensive services including initial public offerings (IPOs). Our listing lawyers are well positioned to help your private company go public on the stock exchange without hassle and in compliance with all the necessary regulations.

Our Corporate Finance Lawyers in Hong Kong have a wealth of experience in the full spectrum of corporate financing, including initial public offerings (IPOs), dual listing, secondary offerings and debt offerings. We are experienced in all forms of public offerings and capital raising activities.

Our expertise is recognized by Asialaw Profiles, a world-renowned law firm directory, which ranked LC Lawyers as a “Recommended” law firm for Capital Markets and a “Recognised” firm for Corporate Finance and M&A in Hong Kong in 2020.

Our corporate finance lawyers advise on the listing of companies on both the Main Board and GEM of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and offer comprehensive services to various stakeholders, including listing applicants, sponsors and underwriters. Particularly, our Hong Kong IPO process lawyers have advised multinational companies, state-owned companies and private corporations engaged in various industries as well as investment banks and other financial institutions.

Our Hong Kong IPO service offerings cover all stages of an IPO and include:

  • advising on suitability of listing;
  • facilitating pre-IPO investments;
  • assisting in pre-IPO strategic corporate reorganizations;
  • setting up a family trust;
  • designing share incentive schemes;
  • facilitating legal due diligence;
  • preparing listing documents; and
  • liaising with the Exchange to resolve any concerns that they may have.

What we offer as a corporate finance law firm

We strive to provide full service offerings to our corporate clients; our Hong Kong Compliance Lawyers advise listed issuers on a vast array of post-IPO issues and assist our clients in complying with the Listing Rules, Takeovers Code and any relevant securities laws including reverse takeovers and privatisation. Our Mergers and Acquisitions team also advises on various transactions, including private and public M&As. With a thorough understanding of our clients’ business objectives and dynamics, we also provide pragmatic and proactive advice on funds-related matters. The scope of our expertise spans from the formation and structuring of various investment funds, to the implementation of their operating and profit-sharing arrangements, their restructuring as well as their exit.

In addition, our Corporate Finance Lawyers have a deep understanding of the debt market in Hong Kong. Our expertise spans across various types of debt instruments, including dim sum bonds, bonds of investment grades, high-yield bonds and green bonds.

As a Corporate Finance Law Firm in Hong Kong, our lawyers keep abreast of the complex and dynamic listing and regulatory regime in Hong Kong and are equipped to assist our clients in navigating through any significant changes made to the regime and identifying any risks and opportunities at an early stage.

Ranked "Notable Firm" by IFLR1000 2021 edition
Ranked "Recommended" Firm by Asialaw Profile 2021
Ranked "Recommended" Firm by Asialaw Profile 2020

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