Host / Sponsor: EuroCham / HKEx
Event Time: Thu 17-Jan-2013 8:30 AM
Venue: Exchange Auditorium, Exchange Exhibition Hall, 1/F, One and Two Exchange Square

The European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEx) were delighted to co-host the 2nd ANNUAL HKEX – EUROCHAM CONFERENCE ON “RAISING CAPITAL IN HONG KONG” on 17th January 2013.

The conference brought together an impressive set of participants that included Government Officials, economists and heads of financial institutions. Over 150 participants learned from the speakers on the various issues regarding raising capital in Hong Kong.

The conference was inaugurated with welcoming remarks by Sir C.K. Chow, Chairman, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited, who welcomed the participants and the audience to the conference.

The conference focused on several topics for raising capital in Hong Kong:

Europe, Hong Kong, China Market Overview

  • Julia F Y Leung, Under Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, The Government of the Hong Kong SAR
  • Alicia Garcia-Herrero, Chief Economist for Emerging Markets, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria
  • Vincent Piket, Head of Office of the European Union to Hong Kong and Macao

Raising Capital in Hong Kong: Equities and Bond Issuance

  • Rebecca Smit, Co-Head of Issuer & Client Services, Global Markets, HKEx

The Role of Public Relations in the IPO Process

  • Diana Footitt, CEO, Artemis Associates Limited

Hong Kong Listing Mechanism

  • Moderator: Philippe Espinasse, ex-Equity Capital Markets Banker and Author of the Book ‘IPO: A Global guide’
  • Alexis Adamczyk, Co-Head of Equity Capital Markets, Asia Pacific, HSBC
  • Christopher W. Betts, Partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
  • Alan Glen, Partner, Deloitte China National Public Offerings Group
  • John Lydon, Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer, Corporate Finance, Deutsche Bank
  • Jonathan Penkin, Head of Equity Capital MArkets Asia ex Japan, Goldman Sachs

Asian Investors Perspective

  • Moderator: Rebecca Smit, Co-Head of Issuer & Client Services, Global Markets, HKEx
  • Marshall Nicholson, Managing director, China International Capital Corporation
  • David Smith, Head of Corporate Governance, Aberdeen Asset Management
  • Conrad Tsang, Managing Director, Baring Capital

RMB Workshop

  • Moderator: Michael Chan, Assistant Vice President, Issuer & Client Services, Global Market, HKEx
  • Bryan Chan, Co-Head, Equity, Fixed Income & Currency, Global Markets, HKEx
  • Teresa Ko, Chairman China, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • Leo Wong, Director, Equity Capital Markets, Bank of China International

The conference’s closing remarks were provided by Mr. Jens-Erik Olsen, Chairman of the European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, who warmly thanked the guest speakers and the participants for attending the conference.

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