Privatisation via a Scheme of Arrangement: Overview and Case Studies

  • Cantonese

  • HKCGI Member, Graduate, Student, Affiliated Person & Non-Member


  • Mr Richard Leung JP FCG HKFCG, Barrister-at-law, Des Voeux Chambers
  • Mr Ronald Pang, Barrister-at-law, Gary Soo's Chambers


In 2020, there have been many cases that publicly listed companies made application to be delisted through privitisation via a scheme of arrangement. In this seminar, the speakers would share their valuable experience in this area with the audience.


  • the relevant sections under the Companies Ordinance Cap 622 about scheme of arrangement and their requirements
  • the jurisdiction of the Court
  • procedural steps involving designing the scheme, drafting the scheme document with explanatory statement, deciding on the classification of members, seeking
  • leave to convene a court meeting, servicing of the scheme documents, holding the court meeting, filing a petition for sanctioning of the scheme after the court meeting,
  • getting the court's final approval
  • legal issues involved in some of those privitisation cases and the ways to address those concerns

(Recorded in March 2021)

Speakers' bio:
Mr Richard Leung
Mr Ronald Pang

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