ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter
The Hong Kong and Singapore stock markets have cautiously embraced SPAC listings, eager to emulate the success enjoyed by U.S. markets. (Source photos by Getty Images and Akira Kodaka) 
Market Spotlight

Hong Kong, Singapore investors tread carefully on SPAC listings

Financial centers look unlikely to recreate U.S. boom in shell company IPOs

CISSY ZHOU and DYLAN LOH, Nikkei staff writers | Hong Kong

HONG KONG/SINGAPORE -- The race between Singapore and Hong Kong to attract special-purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) is off to a cautious start, damping hopes the phenomenon could quickly produce a juicy revenue stream for Asia's top stock exchanges.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more