AMTD Group is a leading Hong Kong-headquartered comprehensive financial institution, which operates a full-service platform encompassing four business lines: investment banking, asset management, strategic investments and insurance brokerage. Founded in 2003 by CK Hutchison Holdings, AMTD Group has grown to become the No. 1 independent investment banking firm in Asia and the largest independent asset management firm in Asia in serving both PRC regional banks and new economy companies as measured by assets under management as of March 31, 2019.
AMTD serves as a super-connector between China and the global capital market. AMTD is the only Hong Kong-based financial institution that has been selected as a Strategic Partner Associate of the World Economic Forum (“WEF”). Mr. Calvin Choi, Chairman and CEO of AMTD Group, was selected by the WEF as “2017 Young Global Leader”, the only Hong Kong based financial sector leader who has received this accolade.
In May 2019, AMTD Group in partner with Xiaomi Corporation successfully secured a virtual banking license granted by the HKMA. Furthermore, on August 5th 2019, AMTD International, a subsidiary of AMTD Group comprising of its investment banking and asset management businesses and certain strategic investments, was successfully listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HKIB) with a market capitalization of USD2.2 billion as of August 15th 2019. AMTD International is the first ever Hong Kong homegrown financial institution and the first Asian independent investment banking firm to be listed on NYSE.