Core Pacific-Yamaichi Financial Group Limited
With over fifty years of experience and deep roots in the financial markets, Core Pacific - Yamaichi Financial Group Limited is dedicated to providing comprehensive financial services that range from global equities, global futures, global bonds, wealth management, asset management, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, IPO sponsorship, underwriting and placements, private equity, commercial factoring, employees share award schemes service , market research and analysis.

Leveraging off a wide scope of businesses and profound market knowhow, we have established an outstanding position in the investment industry in the Greater China Region and maintained close relationships with our clients. Our history bears witness to our foresight, focus and determination. After tapping into the emerging capital markets in China and weathering through the peaks and troughs of the global financial markets, we have grown and strengthened into a financial power house. With our headquarter in Hong Kong, we have also set up offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Wuxi with more than 300 staff who can efficiently combine professional knowledge with local investment wisdom.

We have a strong shareholder base consisting of Core Pacific Group together with its listed subsidiaries China Petrochemical Development Corporation (Stock code: 1314. TT) and BES Engineering Corporation (Stock code: 2515. TT). Core Pacific Group focuses operations in the Greater China Region with business coverage ranging from infrastructure and real estate, petrochemicals, energy technology, entertainment and leisure, securities and financial services as well as investment through its related entities in a diversified business strategy. Core Pacific Group acquired the Hong Kong and PRC operations of the Japan's Yamaichi Securities in 1998, the first time in history of a Chinese company to acquire a major Japanese company.
Milestones of Core Pacific Yamaichi
1969
Core Pacific - Yamaichi International (H.K.) Limited was established in Hong Kong. (Formerly known as Yamaichi International (H.K.) Limited)

1998
In January 1998, Core Pacific Group acquired the Hong Kong operation of the Yamaichi Company, once the fourth largest Japanese securities company, but which had failed as a result of the Asian financial crisis. The company was renamed Core Pacific-Yamaichi International (H.K.) Limited in February 1998. In the following years, Core Pacific-Yamaichi developed its Greater China focused securities business on the initial foundation laid by Core Pacific Securities International.

2002
Core Pacific-Yamaichi was named the best small cap IPO house of 2002 by Magazine of Finance Asia.

2014
In order to facilitate the long-term development of our group, we have completed a major corporate restructuring with an aim to build ourselves into a professional and comprehensive conglomerate focusing on financial wealth management. In the restructure, we founded Core Pacific-Yamaichi Financial Group Limited as a holding company to spearhead the operations across the group to enhance our efficiency in providing comprehensive financial services in the Greater China Region. The holding company, headquartered in Hong Kong with offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Wuxi, Taipei and California building a strong and powerful platform of comprehensive financial services network.

2016
Core Pacific-Yamaichi Securities (H.K.) Ltd. merged with Core Pacific-Yamaichi International (H.K.) Ltd. on July 1, 2016 with the approval of the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), aiming to enhance our operating efficiency, strengthen the group's assets base, provide integrated services to our clients as well as satisfy diversified client needs. The merged entity retains the name of Core Pacific-Yamaichi International (H.K.) Ltd., or (“CPYI”), to carrying out all the dealing and advising of securities businesses of our group.
Quick Facts
Company Profile
Industry Financial Institution
( Global Equities, Global Futures, Global Fixed Income, Wealth Management, Asset Management, Underwriting & Placements, Private Equity, Commercial Factoring, Research & Analysis and Employees Share Award Schemes Service )
Headquarters Hong Kong
Telephone +852 2826-0700
Fax +852 2918-4949
Worldwide Offices Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, WuXi
Employees 300
Year Founded 1969
Major Shareholders Core Pacific Group
Chairman CJ Sheen

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MR C.J. SHEEN - Chairman
Mr Sheen is something of a legend in business circles across the Greater China region. Born in Taiwan, a seaman in his youth, Mr Sheen built his business from textile trading and stock market investments. Core Pacific Group is a business empire spanning financial institution, petrochemical, property, infrastructure, construction and high technology. In 1998, he successfully took over Yamaichi Securities Hong Kong operations, and formed Core Pacific - Yamaichi as a beachhead to facilitate capital flow in the region.
MR TANG KWAN HUI - Acting Chief Executive Officer
Mr Tang is the Acting Chief Executive Officer of Core Pacific – Yamaichi Financial Group. He is also the Managing Director of the Group's Brokerage Business.

Mr Tang joined Core Pacific - Yamaichi in 1998, shortly after the acquisition of Japan's Yamaichi Hong Kong operation, to establish our retail branch network. He then built up and headed the e-Financial Services and was subsequently appointed as the Head of Institutional and Corporate Sales before being promoted to Managing Director of the Brokerage Business Group.

Prior to joining Core Pacific–Yamaichi, Mr Tang worked in one of the Big 4 accountancy firms in the United Kingdom, and served the special project team in corporate floatation and privatization. Following that, he worked as Group Financial Controller in a top-tier HK financial services group, with major focus in corporate planning and business development.

Mr Tang was awarded an honours degree by the University of Birmingham, UK and held fellowship of various professional institutions both in HK and the UK in the field of management, finance and accountancy.
MR POON CHUN SUN
Managing Director of Wealth Management Group
Mr Poon is the Managing Director of the Wealth Management Group. He has over 25 years of comprehensive knowledge and experience in the financial industry among the Asia regions. He has held a number of senior positions with several renowned financial institutions in banking and wealth management industries covering business strategy formulation, sales & service management, product development, marketing and operations.

Prior to joining Core Pacific – Yamaichi, Mr Poon was the Senior Director of the SHK Private Division of SHK Financial Limited. He was one of the founding members of the team to cater for high net worth clients and provide private banking services for the group. He was also the Assistant General Manager of Swiss Privilege, AXA Wealth Management and successfully developed the business to serve high net worth customers. He also worked for HSBC as their Corporate Manager of Financial Planning, formulated financial planning services together with the Premier Banking segmentations.

Prior to HSBC, Mr Poon had worked for Prudential-Bache International, mainly covering the Sales & Marketing of the managed products around the Asia regions. He had also worked with well-known financial analytical companies such as Lipper Analytical and Micropal Asia.

Mr Poon graduated in U.K and obtained his Bachelor honors degree at the University of London and also obtained the MBA of Total Quality Management at the Newport University.
MS CHAN SHUK HAN
Chief Financial Officer
Ms Chan is the Chief Financial Officer of the company. She leads the Finance function, as well as Office Administration services.

With over 26 years of experience in finance and accounting field, Ms Chan has been well versed in securities, banking and insurance industries. Prior to joining Core Pacific – Yamaichi, She was the Assistant General Manager, Brokerage Services at Guoco Capital Ltd. She has also worked for Hang Seng Bank, Sun Life Hong Kong, AIA, and various renowned investment banks such as UBS, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and RBS.

Ms Chan obtained the Bachelor of Commerce with merit at the University of New South Wales, Australia. She is a Chartered Accountant and an FCPA (Australia). She is also a Fellow member of the Hong Kong Securities Institute and a Chartered Insurance Practitioner from the Chartered Insurance Institute.
MS CHAN CHUI YIN
Executive Director, Head of Fixed Income
Ms Chan is the Executive Director, Head of Fixed Income Department, who has been leading and managing the fixed income business since 1998.

A veteran with over 20 years of experience in fixed income market, Ms Chan began her fixed income profession as an analyst with Daiwa Securities' head-office in Tokyo and then served as Senior Securities Trader in the Industrial Bank of Japan. Then, she joined ex-Yamaichi in 1994.

Ms Chan graduated from the International Christian University of Tokyo with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and Economics studies.
MR YAU CHUNG TAK
Executive Director, Head of Sales
Brokerage Business Group
Mr Yau is the Executive Director, Head of Sales. He leads Institutional & Corporate Sales Department, Branches & Trading Department. He is responsible for sales management, strategic planning and development of the branches.

With over 20 years of experience in financial industries, Mr Yau possesses extensive knowledge and experience in management, operations and compliance. Prior to joining Core Pacific – Yamaichi, he performed senior management roles in RHB Holdings Hong Kong, KGI Hong Kong and Phillip Securities Group.

Mr Yau graduated from The Chinese University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration.
MR HO WAI CHUEN
Executive Director, Head of Operations
Brokerage Business Group
Mr Ho joined Core Pacific–Yamaichi as the Head of Brokerage Support in 2013 and was responsible for strategic planning and development of brokerage business. He was promoted to be Executive Director, Head of Operations, Brokerage Business Group in 2015 to lead Settlement, IT, Customer Services and e-Financial Services departments.

Mr Ho has over 20 years of experience in securities industries and possesses extensive knowledge & experience in the development of online trading services, project management in developing trading platform and settlement system, customer services and retail brokerage business management. Prior to joining Core Pacific–Yamaichi, he was the Assistant Director, Private and Corporate Services of a listed securities financial group in Hong Kong.

Mr Ho graduated from The University of Hong Kong with a Master's degree in Economics.
MS WONG KA PO
Executive Director, Head of Corporate Finance
Ms Wong is the Head of Corporate Finance, responsible for the overall operation and business development of our Corporate Finance Department.

Ms Wong has been involved in over 100 projects in corporate finance advisory for private enterprises and companies listed on the Main Board and GEM of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Those projects include takeovers, mergers and acquisitions, spin-offs, group restructuring and a variety of fund raising exercises. She has over 20 years of corporate finance advisory experience in Hong Kong and the PRC.

Prior to joining Core Pacific - Yamaichi in March 2018, Ms Wong was the Executive Director, Head of Corporate Finance & Responsible Officer of Hong Kong International Capital Management Limited, Executive Director & Responsible Officer of Freeman Corporate Finance Limited and Director & Responsible Officer of INCU Corporate Finance Limited. Hong Kong International Capital Management Limited is a member company of HNA Group in Hong Kong and is a licensed corporation. Freeman Corporate Finance Limited is the corporate finance arm of a listed financial group in Hong Kong (stock code: 0279).

Ms Wong graduated from The Chinese University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration (General Finance) (Honours, First Class). She also obtained a degree of Master of Science in Professional Accountancy from the University of London in 2018. She is a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FCPA) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) and a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).
MR WONG TSANG YIN
Head of Retail Sales
Brokerage Business Group
Mr Wong joined Core Pacific-Yamaichi as Branch Manager in 2002 and was promoted to Head of Retail Sales in 2014. He is responsible for overseeing the operations and sales performance of the retail branches.

With over 20 years' experience in the securities industries, Mr Wong is well versed in retail brokerage business. He possesses solid experience in leading a high performance sales team and the strategic development of retail sales network.

Mr Wong holds a Bachelor's degree in Commerce from Carleton University, Canada and a Master's degree in Finance from the City University of Hong Kong.
MR CHUNG KA KEUNG
Head of Information Technology
Mr Chung joined Core Pacific – Yamaichi as the Head of Information Technology in 2015 with the responsibilities for the formulation of IT strategy as well as administration and development of the IT system of the Company. He has over 20 years’ working experience in IT area.

Prior to joining Core Pacific - Yamaichi, Mr Chung was the IT Manager of a listed securities firm and the Chief Technology Officer of a software house.

Mr Chung holds a Bachelor's degree (Highest Honours) in Computer Science from Carleton University, Canada and a Master's degree in Science from The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
MS HUI CHOI SHAN
Head of Risk Management
Ms Hui joined Core Pacific – Yamaichi as the Head of Risk Management in 2011. She is mainly responsible for risk controls of all company businesses.

Ms Hui had over 15 years of risk management experience in the financial industry. Prior to joining Core Pacific - Yamaichi, she worked in several international financial institutions, such as securities brokerage, asset management firm and private bank.

Ms Hui has a Bachelor's degree in Accounting from the Colorado Christian University, United States and Master's degree in Computer Information System from the Denver University, United States.
MR LI TUNG WING
Head of Legal & Compliance
Mr Li joined Core Pacific – Yamaichi as the Head of Legal and Compliance in 2016. He is mainly responsible for legal and compliance matters for the business of Core Pacific - Yamaichi.

Mr Li has over 20 years of experience in legal, compliance and company secretarial fields in the securities industry. Prior to joining Core Pacific – Yamaichi, he served as a Managing Director – Corporate Secretary, Legal & Compliance in a multi-strategies investment group. He was also a Company Secretary, Head of Legal & Compliance of a listed securities conglomerate in Hong Kong.

Mr Li is a Certified Public Accountant and a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. He also possesses a Master of Business Administration Degree from Heriot-Watt University in the United Kingdom.
MR PANG WAI SUN
Head of Research
Mr Pang joined Core Pacific – Yamaichi as the Head of Research in 2011. He mainly focuses on leading Research Department and is responsible for the market analysis. In addition, he attends daily media interviews and serves as a speaker at public investment seminars.

An expert with over 20 years of experience in financial and securities industry, Mr Pang worked for 4 local brokerage houses as Manager of Research Department and Corporate Services Department. Prior to joining Core Pacific – Yamaichi, he served as Research Director of Cinda International since 2009. Before that, he was Strategist of SHK Finance from 2004 to 2009 and was responsible for investment analysis and daily recommendation.

Mr Pang acquired his Master of Philosophy in Finance from Hong Kong Baptist University in 1998.
MS WONG SHUK HAN
Head of Settlement
Ms Wong is the Head of Settlement. She has been working in Settlement department since the acquisition of Yamaichi Securities' Hong Kong operations in 1998. She has been promoted as Department Head since 2002 and is responsible for leading and managing the settlement team.

Ms Wong possesses extensive knowledge in nominee services, cash management, bond, listed equity, listed future and option settlement with solid management experience for more than 15 years. Also, she is a member of Hong Kong Securities Institute.
MS WOO YUK YIN
Head of Human Resources
Ms Woo joined Core Pacific – Yamaichi as the Head of Human Resources in 2012. She is responsible for leading the Human Resources Department in providing a full spectrum of HR services to support the Company’s business development.

Ms Woo is a seasoned HR practitioner with over 20 years of experience in recruitment, compensation & benefits and employees relations with several reputable organizations in banking, insurance and retailing industries including Dah Sing Bank, AIA, HSBC Insurance and GAP Inc. Prior to joining Core Pacific – Yamaichi, she was the Senior Manager, Remuneration of Dah Sing Bank.

Ms Woo graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration with concentration in Human Resources Management.
Core Pacific -Yamaichi Financial Group Limited
11/F, China Resources Building,
26 Harbour Road, Wanchai, HK
Tel: (852) 2166 3888
Fax: (852) 2918 0409
URL: http://www.cpy.com.hk
Core Pacific-Yamaichi Investment Consulting (Beijing) Co.,Ltd.
Room 1101, Tower One,
Henderson Center 18 Jianguomennei
Street, Dong Cheng District
Beijing 100005, PRC
Tel: (8610) 6518 2871
Fax: (8610) 6518 2877
Core Pacific-Yamaichi (Shanghai) Investment Management Co., Ltd.
1605, BEA Finance Tower
66 Hua Yuan Shi Qiao Road
Pudong Shanghai 200120, PRC
Tel: (8621) 6886 6836
Fax: (8621) 6881 5369
Jiangsu CPY Commercial Factoring Co., Ltd.
Room 506, Building A, China
Mems-Sensor Park, 200 Linghu Street,
New District, Wuxi, China
214000, PRC
Tel: (86) 51082212889
Fax: (86) 51082212886
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