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.

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 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).

Our Business
We operate a full-service platform encompassing three business lines:
investment banking, asset management, and strategic investment.

Investment Banking

No.1 independent investment banking firm in Asia

Asset Management

Largest independent asset manager serving both PRC regional banks and new economy companies

Strategic Investment

Leading investor focusing on new economy frontrunners and financial institutions

Board of Directors

Feridun Hamdullahpur

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 Istanbul Technical University in 1979. Dr. Hamdullahpur received his Ph.D. degree in chemical engineer from the Technical University of Nova Scotia 1985.

Meet The Independent Chairman of the Board of Directors

Feridun Hamdullahpur

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 Istanbul Technical University in 1979. Dr. Hamdullahpur received his Ph.D. degree in chemical engineer from the Technical University of Nova Scotia 1985.

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Yu Gao

Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors

Yu Gao is our independent director. Mr. Gao has served as a director of our Controlling Shareholder since October 2014. Mr. Gao joined Morgan Stanley Asia Limited in August 2005 and primarily focuses on private equity investment transactions in China. He is currently a managing director and co-head of China investment operations for Morgan Stanley private equity Asia. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, he worked in Citigroup’s Asia-Pacific investment banking division, and Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette’s debt capital markets group in New York. Mr. Gao has served as a non-executive director of SEHK-listed Sparkle Roll Group Limited (SEHK: 970) since September 2010. From July 2007 to May 2013, he was a non-executive director of SEHK-listed China Dongxiang (Group) Co., Ltd. (SEHK: 3818) and has been an independent non-executive director since May 2013. Mr. Gao has served as a director of Shandong Buchang Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (SSE: 603858) since March 2012. From August 2006 to August 2014, he was a non-executive director of SEHK-listed Belle International Holdings Limited (SEHK: 1880) and has been an independent non-executive director from August 2014 to July 2017. Mr. Gao was also a director of Tongkun Group Co., Ltd. (SSE: 601233), a company listed on Shanghai Stock Exchange, or SSE, from April 2011 to March 2015. Mr. Gao also holds directorships in several privately-owned companies. Mr. Gao received dual bachelor’s degrees in engineering and economics from Tsinghua University in China in July 1997 and a master of science degree in engineering-economic systems and operations research from Stanford University in the United States in September 1999.

Annie Koh

Independent Director

Prof. Annie Koh is a renowned conference speaker, panel moderator, and commentator. Prof. Koh is a vice president of business development, V3 group professor of family entrepreneurship, and professor of finance (practice) at the Singapore Management University (SMU). She is also the academic director for two university-level institutes– the Business Families Institute and International Trading Institute. Her previous portfolios at SMU included positions as Associate Dean, Lee Kong Chian School of Business and Dean, office of executive and professional education.

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.

Marcellus Wong

Director, Chairman of the Executive Management Committee, and Member of the Investment Committee

Marcellus Wong is our board director, chairman of the executive management committee, and member of the investment committee, and has over 40 years of experience in accounting and taxation. Mr. Wong has been serving as the vice chairman of the board of directors of our Controlling Shareholder since October 2015. Mr. Wong holds a number of other positions including, since June 2015, independent non-executive director of SEHK-listed Xinte Energy Co., Ltd. (SEHK: 1799); since January 2015, senior advisor of L.R. Capital Group; from July 2012 to June 2017, senior advisor of PricewaterhouseCoopers; and, since November 2001, a member of the Joint Liaison Committee on Taxation that advises the government of Hong Kong on tax issues. Mr. Wong also holds directorships in several privately-owned companies.
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.

Raymond Yung

Director

Raymond Yung is our director, and has over 39 years of experience in advising financial institutions in Hong Kong and China. Mr. Yung has served as chief executive officer of L.R. Capital Group, an indirect controlling shareholder of our Controlling Shareholder, since 2016. Mr. Yung sits on the boards of Citibank (Hong Kong) Limited. Mr. Yung has extensive experience in the operational, risk management, internal controls, and financial reform of many large-scale financial institutions. Prior to joining L.R. Capital Group, Mr. Yung headed PricewaterhouseCoopers’s financial services practice in China for over ten years. From September 1992 to June 2002, Mr. Yung led Arthur Andersen’s financial services group in Hong Kong. Mr. Yung was the lead engagement partner for the restructuring and IPO of eleven licensed banks which were merged to form the BOC Hong Kong (Holdings) Limited in 2002. Between 1991 and 1992, Mr. Yung was appointed as a special advisor to the deputy chief executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority in relation to internal controls and accounting matters, and was subsequently appointed to serve on its banking advisory committee. Mr. Yung is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a certified accountant registered with the UK Chartered Association of Certified Accountants and CPA Australia. Mr. Yung graduated from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University with a higher diploma in accountancy in November 1980.

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Global Advisory Committee

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Dr. Annie Wu Suk-Ching, SBS, JP
Co-Chairperson of AMTD Global Advisory Committee
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Mr. Francis Leung
Co-Chairperson of AMTD Global Advisory Committee
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Mr. Raymond Yung
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Dr. Donna Strickland
Member of AMTD Global Advisory Committee
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Dr. Timothy W.Tong, JP
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Mr. Sin Yat-kin, SBS, CSDSM
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Dr. Frederic Lau
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Strategies

  • 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