New Hong Kong Listing Rules for SPAC listing regime becomes effective

On 1 January 2022, the proposed amendments to the Hong Kong Listing Rules relating to the new listing regime for special purpose acquisition companies (SPAC) have become effective. The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (SEHK) also issued a guidance letter on SPACs to assist applicants and issuers to understand and comply with the amended Listing Rules.

The new SPAC listing regime reflects the SEHK’s commitment to make Hong Kong’s capital-raising markets internationally attractive, competitive and diversified.

7 January 2022
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