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HKEX looks to jump in on Spac IPO fever in Asia

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Hong Kong has begun exploring ways to allow listings by special purpose acquisition companies (Spacs), which are gaining popularity in Asia after taking the US by storm in the past year. But while the early-stage discussions show the bourse’s growth ambitions, it will have to clear numerous roadblocks to make blank-cheque firms a reality. Jonathan Breen reports.

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