Which Markets? A guide for companies considering a listing in New York, London or Hong Kong

August 2012
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Which Markets? A guide for companies considering a listing in New York, London or Hong Kong

At a glance

In recent years, a number of factors have been driving an upward trend in global debt and equity issuance. As markets and businesses become increasingly global, the decision of choosing the right exchanges becomes more challenging. A number of factors must be considered to reveal the best options, and planning early can help your company comply with listing requirements and alignment of stakeholder timelines.

Choosing the most appropriate market may not be straightforward and will depend on your own IPO objectives, relevant merits and requirements of each market and how they fit your overall situation. To help you determine which option is best for your company, we’ve highlighted some of the factors for you to consider and explained some of the high-level differences among the largest stock exchanges in the three international markets located in New York, London and Hong Kong.