How to Prepare Your Business for IPO

12 April 2018

8 MAY: Taking your business public is the pinnacle milestone for businesses and owners alike. The much sought after "Exit" is challenging however, as the management team have to open themselves to a new level of due diligence and transparency.

“How to Prepare your Business for IPO” will offer you invaluable insight on what it takes to have an IPO-ready company. Mr Michael Chan of Hong Kong Exchange and Clearing will deliver a keynote on inspring startups to IPO. The event will cover the journey of Mr. Tony Chan on taking APE (HK:8400) public. A panel discussion will be held to cover the roles of professional advisors and issuers, and the experiences of recently listed companies.

Key takeaways include:

  • What is required to qualify for an IPO in Hong Kong
  • The process to take a company public
  • The roles of professional parties in the IPO

The event will coincide with the launch of TiE HK IPO Club, a networking platform for companies, advisors and professional parties. 

Secure your seat today for inspiring IPO stories for startups!


Date: Tuesday, 8 May 2018
Time: 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: Metta, 21/F California Tower, 30-32 D'Aguilar St, Central






Michael Chan
Hong Kong Exchange and Clearing

Doman Wong
Baker Tilly Hong Kong
Director - Risk Advisory

Steven Lo
South West Securities
Managing Director

Simon Chan
Dorsey & Whitney

Lawrence Lam
Deloitte - China

Tony Chan
Asia Pioneer Entertainment



6:30pm Guest registration
7:00pm Opening remarks by Betty Don, Frement PR Managing Director
7:05pm Keynote "Inspiring Startups to IPO" by Michael Chan, HKEX
7:15pm Panel Discussion "The Roles of Professional Parties in the IPO"
7:55pm Q&A
8:10pm Presentation "My Road to IPO" by Tony Chan, APE (HK:8400) CFO
8:15pm Networking


The event is co-hosted by TEN, TiE HK and Metta, and proudly supported by Baker Tilly Hong Kong. Light refreshments will be provided.


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