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Contact persons in HKEX Listing Division for Pre-IPO Enquiry and IPO Processing

The IPO Vetting Department of the Listing Division is responsible for processing applications for new equity listings including transactions by listed companies deemed to be new listings and processing pre-IPO enquiries relating to new equity listings.  The existing Listing Rules require that a substantially complete application proof and certain documents to be submitted to the Listing Division with the listing application form.  The relevant rules, the required documents and the guidance on interpretation and procedures are set out in Listing Matters regarding Sponsor Regulation

Pre-IPO enquiry contact          

In the context of preparing a potential applicant for listing, if the potential applicant and its professional adviser have queries regarding the interpretation of the Listing Rules which are novel and specific, the potential applicant or its professional adviser may contact the Listing Division to seek further guidance.  The Listing Division requires the name of the potential applicant to be stated, and reserves the right to require that any query be submitted to it in writing, accompanied by such information or documentation as the Listing Division deems appropriate or necessary.

Enquiries on no-name basis, or on the issues which are not novel, or the enquiries are taken as a means to get a listing document vetted before an application is submitted will not be considered.

This section aims to provide channels on pre-IPO enquiry.  For other enquiries, please visit this webpage: Contact  

For pre-IPO enquiries, the potential applicant or its professional adviser may contact the Listing Division using the details below.

General telephone number:   2522 1122
(For pre-IPO enquiries only)
Address:   Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited,
12/F Two Exchange Square,
8 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong

 Contact persons:

Stephanie Lau, Managing Director    
Janice Wu, Managing Director    
Catherine Choi, Senior Vice President
Cora Lei, Senior Vice President    
Lewis To, Senior Vice President    
Maria Chan, Senior Vice President    
Candice Yung, Vice President    
Fiona Cheng, Vice President    
Florence Tsang, Vice President
Geoffrey Tong, Vice President    
Miranda Mak, Vice President
Patrick Lam, Vice President    
Phoebe Chan, Vice President
Tammy Hui, Vice President
Tic Lo, Vice President    

IPO processing contact           

When a listing application is made to the Exchange, a case number will be assigned to the applicant and the sponsor will be notified with the contact details of the vetting team.  For any enquiries relating to the applicant, the sponsor should contact the vetting team.

Updated 08 Sep 2021