Update No. 113

Note to subscribers for the amendments to the rules governing the listing of securities (the "Listing Rules")

Update No. 113

November 2014

Dear Sirs,

Amendments to the Listing Rules relating to Chapter 20 on Authorised Collective Investment Schemes

We enclose the reprinted page of the Listing Rules and the filing instructions on Chapter 20 of the Listing Rules on Authorised Collective Investment Schemes.

We have amended the Listing Rules to

•   clarify the eligibility requirement of a listing agent who handles a listing application on behalf of a new CIS applicant;
•   streamline the application procedures for a new CIS applicant; and
•   clarify the procedures for the listing of additional interests in a close-ended CIS after listing.

Coming into effect

The amendments will come into effect on 10 November 2014.

Please click HEREHERE to see the amendments to the Listing Rules.

Yours faithfully,

For and on behalf of
The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited

David Graham
Chief Regulatory Officer and Head of Listing