Due Diligence in an Equity Offering Process

Due Diligence in an Equity Offering Process



Due diligence is an important step in the equity offering process. It is the analysis of current financial position and future prospects of the company prior to its flotation.


1. The Equity Offering Process
- summary of key events
- project organisation /internal tasks documentation /due diligence
- offering structure /marketing
- key success factors for an equity offering
- underwriting fees and expenses
- key timetable
- key qualifications for listing on the local exchange
- HK IPO case sharing

2.Due Diligence Process – regulatory requirements in Hong Kong
- what is due diligence
- types of due diligence
- parties involved
- preparation for the due diligence process
- expected results of a good due diligence
- real life case sharing

Who should attend

This course is primarily targeted to those practitioners who will be or are involved in the equity offering process or in the execution of due diligence.

Speaker/Course Instructor

POON Chiu Kwok
C.K. Poon has been working in the financial and securities field for more than 26 years. He has considerable experience in listing regulatory, governance and corporate finance advisory. He has also led a number of sizable IPOs. Mr. Poon holds a master degree in accounting, a postgraduate certificate in laws, a LLB and a bachelor degree in business studies. He is a fellow member of CPA Australia Ltd, the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (UK), The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (“HKICS”), and Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute. He actively contributes to the governance profession by serving as a member of the Professional Development Committee and Technical Consultation Panel of the HKICS. He has served as an independent member to a number of listed company audit committee and board roles including A+H shares companies.


Date & Time
Tuesday, 14 Nov 2017 (6:30PM - 9:30PM)
HKSI Institute Training Centre
SFC:3.0, PWMA:3.0