Compliance, Legislative & Regulatory Standards

IPO Offering Structures and Application Procedures


It is a fundamental change for a private company going for listing. The puzzles to the listing applicants and the market practitioners include: What is the percentage of the shares to be issued to public investors? How and when these public shares are going to be issued? What are the public offer and placing? What are the rules for share relocation between the public offer and the placing? Can the controlling shareholders sell their shares upon IPO? What is the greenshoe option?

This course aims to provide answers to the questions above and more.


This course provides an introduction to the IPO offering structures and application procedures.


1. Offering structure
2. Offer size adjustment option / over-allotment option
3. IPO procedure
4. Team structure chart

Who should attend

Individuals who will be or are involved in the equity offering process or those who are interested in this topic.

Speaker/Course Instructor

Daniel WAN
Mr Daniel Wan specialises in Hong Kong initial public offerings (IPOs). Daniel is a partner at one of the top 5 Hong Kong IPO law firms acting for underwriters in terms of number of successful IPOs. In 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, Daniel has acted for sponsors and underwriters in over 20 successful Hong Kong IPOs.

Daniel graduated from the University of Leicester, UK with a first class honours degree in law. He was admitted as a solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong and the Supreme Court of England and Wales, respectively.

Daniel has taken part in the Hong Kong Stock Exchange's listing reform in 2018. During the consultation process Daniel represented 14 sponsor and other firms and a number of investment bankers to prepare and submit responses to the consultations.


Date & Time
Monday, 5 Aug 2019 (6:30PM - 9:30PM)
HKSI Institute Training Centre
SFC:6.00, PWMA:6.00