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Appendix 13 Independent Financial Adviser's Declaration

We, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ., are the independent financial adviser (the "Firm") appointed by . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (the "Company") under rule 17.47(6)(b) / rule 24.05(6)(a)(ii) [cross out whichever is not applicable] of the Rules Governing the Listing of Securities on GEM of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the "GEM Listing Rules") and have offices located at . . . . . . . . .

Pursuant to rule 17.97(1) we declare to The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited that, pursuant to rule 17.96, the Firm is independent.

Signature: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Name: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

For and on behalf of: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [insert the name of Firm]

Dated: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

NOTES:

(1) Independent financial advisers are reminded that rule 17.98 requires, amongst other things, that where an independent financial adviser becomes aware of a change to the information set out in this declaration, it must notify the Exchange as soon as possible upon that change occurring.
(2) Each and every director of the Firm, and any officer or representative of the Firm supplying information sought in this form, should note that this form constitutes a record or document which is to be provided to the Exchange in connection with the performance of its functions under "relevant provisions" (as defined in Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the Securities and Futures Ordinance, Cap 571) and is likely to be relied upon by the Exchange. In relation to this, you should be aware that giving to the Exchange any record or document, which is false or misleading in a material particular, will render relevant persons liable for prosecution for an offence under subsection 384(3) of the Securities and Futures Ordinance. If you have any queries you should consult the Exchange or your professional adviser immediately.