HKEx to admit French companies to listing

, France, Hong Kong

As previously reported on this website in January 2011, the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong is expanding the list of jurisdictions it recognizes to admit international companies to listing in the SAR.  The latest jurisdiction to be recognized is France.In a listing decision published on its website on 25 March 2011, the Exchange  ruled that “France is an acceptable jurisdiction of an issuer’s incorporation for applicants incorporated in France as a société anonyme with a single-board structure that are subject to the requirements of the French statutory securities regulator and demonstrate a reasonable nexus with France”.

The listing decision can be found by clicking HERE.

The list of jurisdictions accepted by HKEx, either for primary, secondary listings or simply for pre-IPO enquiries can be found by clicking HERE.