According to the CIC Report, we are the No. 1 independent investment banking firm in Asia as measured by both the number and the aggregate offering size of Hong Kong and U.S. IPOs completed in each of 2018 and the first quarter of 2019, and the largest independent asset management firm in Asia in serving both PRC regional banks and new economy companies as measured by AUM as of March 31, 2019.
We are a leading Hong Kong-headquartered comprehensive financial institution
(NYSE: HKIB; SGX: HKB)
Founded in 2003 by CK Hutchison Holdings, we are a leading Hong Kong-headquartered comprehensive financial institution.
We are one of the few financial institutions with extensive financial industry knowledge and experience across Greater China that is majority-owned and managed by local Hong Kong entrepreneurs and professionals. This genuine ‘‘Hong Kong-owned’’ identity positions us to play an instrumental role in connecting local clients from Hong Kong and China with global capital markets. Compared to other global and Chinese market players in Hong Kong, we believe that we benefit from greater execution efficiency, supreme local market and industry know-how, and unparalleled access to the sizeable capital of Asia’s tycoon families.
We align ourselves with clients, shareholders, business partners, and investee companies to build an ever-extending, inter-connected network that creates value for all stakeholders, or the ‘‘AMTD SpiderNet’’ ecosystem. We believe that we our ‘‘AMTD SpiderNet’’ ecosystem is the bedrock of our success.
On Aug 5, 2019, AMTD International successfully listed on New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HKIB); then on Apr 8, 2020, AMTD International successfully listed on Singapore Exchange (SGX: HKB).
We operate a full-service platform encompassing three business lines:
investment banking, asset management, and strategic investment.
Board of Directors
Meet The Independent Chairman of the Board of Directors
Feridun Hamdullahpur has been our independent director since March 2019. Dr. Hamdullahpur has served as the director of AMTD Group since January 2019. Dr. Hamdullahpur has served as the sixth president and vice-chancellor of the University of Waterloo since 2010. Prior to that, he served as a vice-president academic and provost at the University of Waterloo from September 2009 to September 2010. Dr. Hamdullahpur has served as a member of the strategic advisory board of Sorbonne University since 2014, and member of the international advisory board of King Abdulaziz University since 2017. He has served as chair of the Waterloo Global Science Initiative since 2016. In 2015, Dr. Hamdullahpur was appointed chair of the Leadership Council for Digital Infrastructure in Canada. Dr. Hamdullahpur was named a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering in July 2014. Dr. Hamdullahpur was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in January 2013 in acknowledgement of his leadership in education and innovation. Dr. Hamdullahpur graduated from the Technical University of Nova Scotia with a Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering in 1976 and a Master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Technical University of Istanbul in 1976. Dr. Hamdullahpur received his Ph.D. degree in chemical engineer from the Technical University of Nova Scotia 1985.
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Prof. Koh is a member of the World Economic Forum Global Future Council on New Education and Work Agenda. In addition, she chairs the finance and investment committee of GovTech Singapore board, and the Asian Bond Fund 2 supervisory committee of the Monetary Authority of Singapore. She has been appointed as a board member of Singapore’s Central Provident Fund since 2014 and serves on the HR transformation advisory panel and chairs the TAFEP Awards. In 2019, Prof. Koh was appointed as a member of customs advisory council and advises a number of startup firms. Prof. Koh was awarded the bronze and silver Singapore Public Administration medal in 2010 and 2016, respectively, and the Adult Education Prism Award in 2017 for her contributions to the education and public sectors. Prof. Koh is currently also a board member of Keppel Prime US REIT and Prudential Assurance Company Singapore Pte Ltd.Prof. Koh received a Ph.D. degree in International Finance with Fulbright scholarship from Stern School of Business, New York University in 1988.
Meanwhile, Mr. Wong served as a council member of the Taxation Institute of Hong Kong from 1995 to 2017, president from 1996 to 1999, and has served as chairman of advisory board since 2017. He was the president of CPA Australia-Hong Kong China Division from 2004 to 2005 and has served as its honorary adviser of Greater China region since July 2014. Prior to joining our Controlling Shareholder, Mr. Wong served as a member of the Working Group on the Long-Term Fiscal Planning of the government of Hong Kong from June 2013 to January 2015. Mr. Wong joined PricewaterhouseCoopers in February 1990 and, prior to his retirement in June 2012, served as a partner and compliance leader in Hong Kong and China as well as risk and quality leader for its tax practice in the Asia Pacific region. From July 1977 to January 1990, Mr. Wong served as a tax assessor at the Inland Revenue Department of the government of Hong Kong. Between 1999 and 2012, Mr. Wong had been consistently named by Euromoney as one of the ‘‘world’s leading tax advisers’’ in Hong Kong and China. Mr. Wong graduated from the Hong Kong Polytechnic (currently known as The Hong Kong Polytechnic University) with a higher diploma in accountancy in October 1977, and also obtained a bachelor of laws degree through the external program from the University of London in the United Kingdom in August 1989. Mr. Wong was admitted as a fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants in December 1987, an associate of the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries in July 1996, a fellow of CPA Australia in October 2001, and a fellow of the Taxation Institute of Hong Kong in March 2004.
Global Advisory Committee
- We intend to expand our footprint to stay ahead of our clients’ global ambition and financing needs. We plan to establish offices in key financial centers in the United States and Southeast Asia
- We plan to evaluate and selectively pursue strategic alliance, investments, and acquisition opportunities outside Hong Kong. It can help broaden our service offerings, expand our client reach, and strengthen relationships with our business partners
- Investing in technology will be beneficial to both our business partners and clients. It also echoes our endorsement and support for technological innovation
- Our people are the most valuable asset. We will continue to invest in attracting and retaining experienced and well connected professionals to support our growth
- We seek to remain ahead of the evolving and increasingly complex needs of our clients and continue to broaden our service capabilities
- We plan to gain further access to the U.S. equity market in light of the continuing high demand from China‑based companies for capital from the U.S. markets. A broadened mix of service capabilities will help diversify our revenue sources to withstand market fluctuations
- Our proven track record across businesses provides multifaceted benefits of the “AMTD SpiderNet” for our shareholders, business partners, clients, and investee
- We will continue to identify opportunities to drive the scale and reach of the ecosystem, facilitate cross‑selling efforts, and exploit growth and cooperation possibilities