HONG KONG -- Metropolitan Partners' today announced that it has received approval from the China Securities Regulatory Commission to establish a joint venture in China.
Metropolitan Partners', through the new entity, for the first time, will be able to offer a wide range of investment services to domestic mainland China clients. The new joint venture will be in partnership with a recently established domestic securities firm.
Metropolitan Partners' will have a securities license allowing it to conduct, among other things, brokering and trading in 'A' shares and 'A' share convertible bonds.
Metropolitan Partners', are expected to underwrite locally listed 'A' share transactions and RMB-denominated corporate bonds and convertible bonds, as well as offer domestic financial advisory and other services.
Metropolitan Partners' Director of Equity Product, Mr. James Cooke commented on the announcement, saying "China has, for many years, been of great strategic importance to our firm. With this ground breaking joint venture, we are entering into an exciting new chapter for Metropolitan Partners' in China. Together with our partners, we are looking forward to building the leading offshore investment firm in the Asia Pacific Region."
Metropolitan Partners' is unrivalled for our independence, professionalism and the extensive, wide ranging experience of its team. Metropolitan Partners was founded in 1999 by our partners who, having worked together for more than 20 years, possess over 80 years of combined experience in the wealth management and financial advisory industry. The senior management team assembled at Metropolitan Partners' has amassed over 200 years of experience in financial management, investment banking, private equity, venture capital and strategy consulting.
With its headquarters based in Hong Kong, Metropolitan Partners' has grown to become a leading wealth management company with clients' across the globe. Metropolitan Partners' goal is simple: to improve our clients' financial security through actively managed, diversified portfolios backed up by expert professional advice and investment advisory services.
At Metropolitan Partners' we recruit only the best professionals with a proven track record in the industry and the motivation to help the company grow by assisting our clients' investments to grow. Our team of professionals possess the resources, knowledge and expertise to provide our clients with an unrivalled, independent service to help them achieve their financial goals.
The knowledge and expertise of our founding partners and the expertly assembled team of professionals, combined with the most up-to-date research methodology and analysis tools, has earned Metropolitan Partners' an excellent global reputation amongst trusted independent wealth management companies. In turn Metropolitan Partners' has been able to develop an enviable history of producing excellent risk adjusted returns for its clients.