Initial Public Offering Subscription Services

Initial Public Offering Subscription Services
Citibank provides investors online IPO subscription services with handling fee waiver. You can now subscribe new shares easily to grasp every investment opportunity.

Initial Public Offering Subscription Services

IPO subscription services for IPO listed on the Main Board

Enjoy an online IPO handling fee waiver

Investment Service Enquiries hotline at (852) 2860 0183

Investment Service Enquiries hotline at (852) 2860 0183(852) 2860 0183

Initial Public Offering Subscription Services

IPO subscription services for IPO listed on the Main Board

Enjoy an online IPO handling fee waiver

Investment Service Enquiries hotline
at (852) 2860 0183

IPO Services

What is an Initial Public Offering?

An initial public offering (IPO) is a company‘s first issue of new shares to raise funds from capital market through financial intermediary for company’s future development.

Citibank provides IPO subscription services for IPO listed on the Main Board only.

Subscribing new shares^

Citibank provides IPO services through Online Banking (Yellow form).

Application Channel How to receive the allotted shares
White form In general, you may not be able to sell the shares until the shares are deposited into CCASS.
Yellow form If you have opened a securities account with your intermediary (brokerage or bank), the successfully allotted new shares will be deposited into your securities account of your intermediary with CCASS and registered under HKSCC Nominees Limited. So you will not receive the physical share certificates.
The above information is sourced from “The Chin Family” and is intended as a general guide to highlight some basic facts and characteristics of certain types of securities. For details risk associate with IPO, please refer to HKEx (

Citibank IPO Services – Current IPO

Listing Date Stock Name
(Stock Code)
Citibank Subscription Period* Application Channel IPO handling Fee
From To Allotment Date Refund Date
8/16/2019 HANDS FORM HLDG (1920) 8/6/2019 8/8/2019 8/15/2019 8/16/2019 Citibank Online Waived

1) Once the IPO application is submitted, it will be processed and cannot be amended or cancelled.
2) The cutoff time of IPO subscription via Citibank Online will be 4:00pm of closing day of Citibank Subscription Period*.

IPO Handling Fee (per application) HKD/CNY100* (Waived until further notice)
Brokerage Fee^ 1% of the Application Amount
SFC transaction levy^ 0.0027% of the Application Amount
Stock Exchange trading fee^ 0.005% of the Application Amount
CNY charges shown are applicable to CNY denominated stock
For details, please refer to the HKEX website

All charges are subject to the final determination of listing documents of the corresponding IPO.


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Terms and Conditions:Terms and Conditions:

General Terms and Conditions:

  • Clients will still be charged non-brokerage fee items such as, but not limited to, Stamp Duty, Transaction Levy and Trading Fee where applicable.
  • The Bank will credit the refund amount to a client's Hong Kong Dollar settlement account. If only a US Dollar/Renminbi (RMB) settlement account is linked to the securities account, the refund amount will be credited to that account. An exchange rate of USD1 = HKD7.8/RMB1 = HKD1.2 will be used for all calculations.
  • Online IPO application handling fee waiver is valid until December 31, 2019.
  • All the above offers cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers.
  • All the above offers / rewards are not applicable to clients who are the employee of the Bank or Citibank N.A or its subsidiaries during the Promotion Period and at the time crediting the rewards.
  • The Bank reserves the right to suspend, amend and terminate the offers and change the Terms and Conditions from time to time without prior notice.
  • The Bank reserves the right of final decision in the event of dispute.
  • In the event of discrepancy between the English and Chinese versions, the English version shall prevail.


You should seek advice from your professional advisors as to your particular tax position, including but not limited to estate duty and withholding tax that might arise from investing in overseas products. This website material is for information purposes only and is not intended to constitute any offer or solicitation or advice to buy or sell any security. Investments are not bank deposits and are not obligations of, guaranteed or insured by Citibank (Hong Kong) Limited, Citibank, N.A., Citigroup Inc. or any of its affiliates or subsidiaries, or by any local government or insurance agency, and involve risks, including the possible loss of the principal amount invested. Share prices may go down as well as up. Investment products are not available for U.S. persons and might only be applicable to limited jurisdiction. Any person considering an investment should seek independent advice on the suitability or otherwise of the particular investment.