A Biotech Company seeking an initial listing under this chapter must, in addition to meeting the requirements of Rule 8.08(1), ensure that a portion of the total number of its issued shares with a market capitalisation of at least HK$375 million are held by the public at the time of its initial listing. Any shares allocated to a Cornerstone Investor and any shares subscribed by existing shareholders of the Biotech Company at the time of listing shall not be considered as held by the public for the purpose of this rule 18A.07.