Amendments to the GEM Listing Rules relating to Mixed Media Offer
We enclose reprinted pages of the GEM Listing Rules and the filing instructions. The reprinted pages incorporate amendments to implement the Consultation Conclusions on the Mixed Media Offer proposal jointly published by the Exchange and the Securities and Futures Commission in November 2010.
The rule amendments:-
||give effect to the class exemption available under section 9A of the Companies Ordinance (Exemption of Companies and Prospectuses from Compliance with Provisions) Notice (Cap.32L). Subject to conditions, the class exemption allows issuers of equity securities and debentures to issue paper application forms in public offers without an accompanying paper prospectus; and|
||introduce a new headline category for Mixed Media Offer-related announcements which may be submitted for publication under broader e-submission windows.|
We also enclose the filing instructions.
Coming into effect
The amendments will become effective when the class exemption becomes law expected to be on 1 February 2011.
Please click HERE to see the amendments to the GEM Listing Rules relating to Mixed Media Offer.
For and on behalf of
The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited
Mark Dickens JP
Head of Listing