Hong Kong


“We do things old school, with speed and confidentiality you can’t expect from a large investment bank”


“We do things old school, with speed and confidentiality you can’t expect from a large investment bank”

February 2016

SC Lowy, independent fixed income specialist, goes head-to-head with the bulge bracket sans the multiple layers and strict regulation as experienced by large investment banks. Michel Löwy, cofounder and CEO, describes how they went into markets such as the Middle East, trading billions of dollars while their counterparts had no Middle East presence and looked […]


“HKTDC is going to be that super connector between the different nations, investors, and resources of the world”


“HKTDC is going to be that super connector between the different nations, investors, and resources of the world”

February 2016

Vincent Lo, chairman of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, says as China transforms, restructures, and rebalances its economy, slowing down has become a necessity. Its Belt and Road is a golden opportunity for Hong Kong to be an investment, financing, and professional services centre for companies wanting to invest in the initiative. If you […]


“Supply chain in the age of globalisation”


“Supply chain in the age of globalisation”

February 2012

(Part 1 of 1) Conversation with William Fung, Executive Deputy Chairman of Li & Fung, on – globalisation of the manufacturing industry – building a knowledge network – managing capital flow.


“A long-term view in a period of uncertainty”


“A long-term view in a period of uncertainty”

August 2011

(Part 1 of 2) Conversation with Mark Tucker, group CEO of AIA on rebuilding the agency network after the Greenberg accounting scandals – surviving the current market turmoil – localising his investment strategy.


“A long-term view in a period of uncertainty”


“A long-term view in a period of uncertainty”

August 2011

(Part 2 of 2) Conversation with Mark Tucker, group CEO of AIA on his growth
strategy: in populous but under-served Asian markets – in non-life insurance -
whether to buy a bank.


“The HKEx never lowered standards to attract IPOs”


“The HKEx never lowered standards to attract IPOs”

May 2010

(Part 3 of 3) Conversation with Paul Chow, HKEx chief executive 2003-2009 on not lowering listing standards to attract IPOs – on Moving to a virtual world of exchanges– the importance of home markets – on the emerging best practices of Hong Kong exchanges


“The HKEx never lowered standards to attract IPOs”


“The HKEx never lowered standards to attract IPOs”

May 2010

(Part 2 of 3) Conversation with Paul Chow, HKEx chief executive 2003-2009 on not lowering listing standards to attract IPOs– On ties with China – maintaining the quality of listings – creating a community of due diligence players in Hong Kong– the prospect of relaxing restrictions on exchanges


“The HKEx never lowered standards to attract IPOs”


“The HKEx never lowered standards to attract IPOs”

May 2010

Conversation with Paul Chow, Hong Kong Exchange and Clearing Chief Executive, 2003-2010 on not lowering listing standards to attract IPOs – tackling the issue of a large number of small brokers in Hong Kong – international broker participation- alternative exchanges and dark pools in Hong Kong