Many thanks for attending our Accessing London Capital Markets Forum.

The event was enjoyed by all those who attended on the day; commenting on how they welcomed the opportunity to meet in an informal & independent forum and learn about the benefits, procedures, rules and regulations for listing on the London Stock Exchange.

Special thanks to our keynote speaker Mr Yi Xie, Director – Asia Pacific at the London Stock Exchange, and our sponsors Cenkos Securities AsiaCrowe Clark Whitehill and Stephenson Harwood; without their support, this event would not have been possible.
We look forward to seeing you again soon!


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Welcome Address


Overview of the London Stock Exchange

Yi Xie

Asia Pacific Director, Primary Market

London Stock Exchange


John Chessher

Chief Executive Officer

Cenkos Asia


Tom Platts


Stephenson Harwood


Robin Stevens

Head of Capital Markets

Crowe Clark Whitehill



Forum Closes



John Chessher

Chief Executive Officer

Cenkos Asia

John is responsible for building Cenkos’ business in Asia. He has spent more than twenty years in the investment management and investment banking industries, based in Europe and Asia. He has extensive experience in capital raisings globally, across a range of sectors and countries. John previously held positions as Head of Research and co-Head of Asia ex-Japan for Schroder Securities and was later Head of Asia Pacific Equity Research for Schroder Investment Management. He is a co-founder of AnaLec, an Indian-based provider of software systems for investment banks.


John graduated from Oxford University with a degree in Engineering Science. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and holds an MBA and an MSc from Henley Business School. John has an ongoing interest in how markets operate and has lectured in finance at business schools in the UK and Asia.

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Tom Platts


Stephenson Harwood

Tom has extensive experience of advising on cross-border M&A, corporate finance, private equity and general commercial work. He has acted on a range of public takeovers, private M&A transactions in the UK, Europe, Africa and Asia as well as numerous primary and secondary equity offerings.


Tom has been based in Singapore for several years, having previously worked in London and Paris at another major international law firm. He speaks French fluently.


Since moving to Singapore, Tom’s focus has been on emerging markets M&A. In recent years, Tom has advised clients on their M&A opportunities across much of South and Southeast Asia, including Myanmar where he has advised numerous companies and professional services providers on their strategic investments into the country. Tom has written articles in several legal journals and co-authored the recently published English law section of Gesellschaftsrecht des Auslands (Corporate Laws of the World).

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Yi Xie, CFA
Asia Pacific Director, Primary Markets
London Stock Exchange

Yi is a Director in the London Stock Exchange’s Asia-Pacific team based in Hong Kong, responsible for developing the Exchange’s primary markets business in a number of countries in the Asia-Pacific region, including China, South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Singapore, etc.


Yi joined the London Stock Exchange in April 2007, and worked in the Exchange’s London Headquarters for 4 years before being relocated to Hong Kong. Yi has advised a number of Asian companies on their listings on the London Stock Exchange, and works closely with other relevant organisations in promoting the London capital markets to companies in the Asia-Pacific region.


Before joining the Exchange, Yi worked for Ernest & Young in Shanghai, China, and was involved in a number of IPO financial due diligence projects for China’s A-share market.


Yi has been educated in both China and the UK. He holds a PhD in Economics from University College London and a BSc in Economics from Fudan University.


Yi is also a CFA charter holder and member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment in the UK.


Robin Stevens
Partner, Corporate Finance
Crowe Clark Whitehill

Robin is a partner in our London office and heads our corporate finance team specialising in capital market transactions in China and South East Asia. He has extensive experience in corporate advisory and reporting assignments for emerging businesses including raising development capital, due diligence investigations, management buy outs, capital reconstructions, business valuations and pre-flotation planning.


Robin has been the assignment partner responsible for advising on many acquisitions by public and private companies, in the UK and overseas and for IPO’s on the main and secondary market involving companies in North America, China, S E Asia and China. In addition Robin has acted in connection with the IPO’s for companies operating in Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam and Hong Kong. He has been involved in advising clients on privatisation issues and undertaking international due diligence and valuation assignments”

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