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Understanding Corporate Finance for Real Estate Profession [SEP 2020]

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This course is suitable for real estate professionals who are working with companies involved in real estate capital transactions.

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Date: Monday, 18 September 2020

Time: 6:30pm to 9:30pm 

Venue: Room 3707, Hopewell Centre, 183 Queen’s Road East, Wanchai

CPD: 3 formal hours

Language: English


For professionals in the construction or property industry the concepts and processes used by those in corporate finance may not be entirely familiar but may form a part of your everyday work.

Using a straightforward, jargon-busting delivery the world of corporate finance will be demystified. The focus will be on the financial objectives of companies, and the techniques they use to achieve those objectives. Real-life examples and case studies will be used to show why companies make the decisions they make.

Learning objectives

On completion of this training, attendees will be able to:

  • Define the concepts of shareholder value and stakeholder value
  • Describe the purpose and processes of a flotation Initial Public Offering (IPO)
  • Understand the latest trend of IPO in Hong Kong
  • Describe the purpose and processes of corporate acquisitions and disposals
  • Apply the principles of corporate finance in determining appropriate capital structure in a range of circumstances
  • Demonstrate comprehension of the application of leverage to company and asset valuation
  • Interpret the jargon of corporate finance
  • Understand how COVID-19 affects investment activities


  • Objectives of corporate finance: Roles of shareholders and stakeholders
  • Main activities: Raising finance and investing capital
  • Principles of capital raising: Debt vs Equity
  • Debt finance: Lending criteria for banks
  • Debt structures and terms with particular reference to real estate
  • Equity finance: Private companies vs Public companies vs Private equity backing
  • Considerations and processes of stock market listing and secondary issues
  • Brief overview of regulatory considerations
  • Considerations and processes of private equity investment, including return analysis overview
  • Corporate acquisition and disposal processes and financing
  • Public takeovers and regulatory overview; the issues for real estate including valuation
  • Current market issues will be discussed throughout
  • Hong Kong market case sharing

Who should attend

This course is suitable for real estate professionals who are working with companies involved in real estate capital transactions, and those who need to understand the issues that companies face when making real estate decisions.


Ms. Stella K Y Law MRICS

Executive Director

CHFT advisory and appraisal limited

Stella specializes in valuation of business and intangible assets with over 15 years’ experience in the industry. She has extensive experience in all phase of M&A activities, from pre-IPO investment/pre-transaction analysis to due diligence negotiation process, as well as financial reporting process upon the deal completion for a wide range of industries. She has served the owners of small-to medium size privately held companies, listed companies and state-owned enterprises.

She often works with business owners' advisors such as financial advisors, sponsors, lawyers and auditors to develop optimal client solutions. Currently, business valuations is her primary focus, which are in compliance with listing rule and financial reporting purpose. Prior to founding CHFT Advisory & Appraisal, she was the co-founder of the valuation arm for a one of top-ten accounting firm in Hong Kong and Singapore; and formerly, she was leading a business valuation department for an S&P 500 company.

She provides valuation services to cover a wide range of industries including construction, apparel, food & beverage, property, hotel and leisure, infrastructure, environmental protection, construction, manufacturing, etc.


Mr Peter Au, Business Development Manager

Tel: 2116 9719




  • The organiser reserves the right to cancel or reschedule the training at its discretion.
  • No refund or cancellation will be accepted, but a substitute delegate is normally permitted. Please inform the organiser of your substitute delegate at least 5 days before the training.
  • If a typhoon signal no. 8 or above, or black rainstorm warning is in force at least 3 hours before the programme is scheduled to begin, the training will be postponed until further notice. Otherwise, it will continue as scheduled.
  • Registration will only be confirmed upon receipt of completed registration form and full payment.
  • Upon completion of this event, a CPD certificate will be granted. A payment receipt along with the CPD certificate will be sent to you by email with 10 business days after the training.

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