Utilizing our comprehensive knowledge in corporate finance and compliance, our financial consulting services are custom designed to ensure that our clients are rendered the merits of various courses of action to achieve the intended strategic, business and finance objectives.
We work with our clients from the early stages of conceptual and strategic planning, carefully defining the steps and timing of events, bringing in strategic investors and other connections where appropriate to develop sustained synergies.
We focus on quality mid-market capitalization Hong Kong listed companies. Very often our IPO clients are selected by international institutional investors. Through Phillip Capital, a substantial shareholder of our holding company, and other institutional securities houses, we are capable of bringing in a good coverage of investors both in Hong Kong and Singapore, pre and post IPO.
Because of our notable success track record in handling financially distressed Hong Kong listed companies, we are regularly approached by potential investors to seek to invest opportunistically.
Asian Capital has accumulated a wealth of experience in handling very complicated mergers and acquisitions in Hong Kong and the mainland; frequently such cases fall into the definition of very substantial acquisition or very substantial disposal pursuant to the Listing Rules in Hong Kong.
We are also involved in advising offerors and offeree companies in relation to takeovers of Hong Kong listed companies and share repurchases. From time to time, we also act as independent financial adviser to offeree companies in evaluating the merits of takeover offers and privatizations and providing recommendations.
As a leader in debt restructuring activities especially for Hong Kong listed companies, Asian Capital has been involved in a large number of very complicated transactions involving multi-jurisdiction debt restructuring and rescuing of business operations for financially distressed corporations, mitigating damages to lenders and other contributories.
Since its incorporation, debts under restructuring engagements undertaken by Asian Capital amounted to well over HK$25 billion. The accumulated strength and experience gained has enabled us to offer the latest restructuring methodologies to resumption of trading in the shares to no less than 23 Hong Kong listed companies, the suspension of which having been for a variety of reasons.
The tightening of corporate governance and regulatory oversight of listed companies and regulated corporations have brought about the need for timely and experienced professional support in the market. Our in-depth knowledge of the relevant regulatory processes and the applicable rules and regulations, together with our ability to rationalize and offer commercial solutions has enabled us to regularly and effectively contribute to satisfactory outcome in investigations and related litigations.