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Hong Kong to rename “Growth Enterprise Market” as “GEM” to highlight its new role as a standalone market

22 December 2017
Mayer Brown Legal Update

The Hong Kong Stock Exchange (the “Exchange”) announced its decision to re-position the Growth Enterprise Market (GEM) as a standalone board for small and mid-sized companies and set out related listing rules amendments in its recently published consultation conclusions (“GEM Consultation Conclusions”) on the “Consultation Paper on the Review of the Growth Enterprise Market and Changes to the GEM and Main Board Listing Rules”.

The revised GEM Listing Rules and Main Board Listing Rules will become effective on 15 February 2018.


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