CHINA FIRST CAPITAL GROUP LIMITED
WILSON SEA - CHAIRMAN AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
From 1997 to 2004, Dr. Wilson Sea worked in Minsheng Securities Co., Ltd. as an assistant to president, president and chairman, responsible for the investment banking business, the business of research department, planning and development of the company. From 2004 to 2007, he was the chairman of the board of Kaifeng Lanwei Highway Development Company Limited* (開封市蘭尉高速公路發展有限公司). He worked as the vice-chairman of the board of Yubei (Xinxiang) Power Steering System Co., Ltd. from 2007 to 2011. Dr. Sea obtained a bachelor’s degree in economics from Henan University in 1986. He further obtained a master’s degree and a doctoral degree in economics from Fudan University in 1992 and 1995 respectively. He was appointed as a professor by Henan University in 1995.
Dr. Sea is responsible for the general strategic planning, business planning and co-ordination of the Group, as well as for supervision of the enforcement and execution of the management’s strategies.
ZHU HUANQIANG - CO-CEO AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
From 1997 to 2010, Dr. Zhu Huanqiang held various positions at the CSRC, including serving as a director of Inspection Division II of the Department of Intermediary Supervision of the CSRC and a deputy director of Heilongjiang Regulatory Bureau of the CSRC. From 2011 to 2016, he served as a deputy general manager of China Securities Finance Corporation Limited (“CSF”) and a member of the Committee of Communist Party of China of CSF. Dr. Zhu is a qualified lawyer in China. He obtained a master’s degree in law with a major in civil law from Southwest University of Political Science and Law in 1996 and a doctoral degree in law with a major in civil and commercial law from China University of Political Science and Law in 2006.
Dr. Zhu has substantial experience in the capital market. He is principally responsible for the management and development of the education operation business and financial services business of the Group.
ZHAO ZHIJUN - CO-CEO AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Mr. Zhao Zhijun worked for the general office of the Zhengzhou Office of the CSRC from 1999 to 2002. He served as a general manager of Nanyang business department of Minsheng Securities Co., Ltd. from 2002 to 2005. Mr. Zhao graduated from Central South University with a master’s degree in philosophy in 2004.
Mr. Zhao has substantial experience in management in automobile shock absorber industry. He is principally responsible for the management and development of the automotive parts business of the Group.
CHU KIN WANG, PELEUS - INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Mr. Chu Kin Wang, Peleus was appointed as an INED on 19 October 2011. Mr. Chu has over 30 years of experience in corporate finance, audit, accounting and taxation.
Mr. Chu was or has been an executive director, a non-executive director or a senior management of the following companies listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange: (a) Global Mastermind Capital Limited (formerly known as Apex Capital Limited) (stock code: 905): executive director from September 2005 to March 2007; (b) Chinese People Holdings Company Limited (stock code: 681): executive director from December 2008 to March 2015 and deputy chairman and executive director from March 2015 to October 2020; (c) Perfect Group International Holdings Limited (stock code: 3326): non-executive director from August 2015 to March 2017; (d) Suncity Group Holdings Limited (formerly known as Hong Long Holdings Limited) (stock code: 1383): company secretary from February 2007 to September 2010.;and (e) Momentum Financial Holdings Limited (stock code: 1152): executive director from 13 August 2021.
Mr. Chu was or has also been an independent non-executive director of the following companies listed on the Main Board or the GEM of the Stock Exchange: (a) Tianli Holdings Group Limited (formerly known as EYANG Holdings (Group) Co., Limited) (stock code: 117): since April 2007; (b) Reliance Global Holdings Limited (formerly known as Sustainable Forest Holdings Limited) (stock code: 723): from January 2008 to August 2010; (c) Huayu Expressway Group Limited (stock code: 1823): since May 2009; (d) SuperRobotics Limited (formerly known as SkyNet Group Limited) (stock code: 8176): since March 2012; (e) Telecom Service One Holdings Limited (transferred listing from the GEM (stock code: 8145) to the Main Board (stock code: 3997) of the Stock Exchange): from April 2013 to December 2017; (f) Madison Holdings Group Limited (formerly known as Madison Wine Holdings Limited) (stock code: 8057): since September 2015; (g) Mingfa Group (International) Company Limited (stock code: 846): since November 2016; (h) PT International Development Corporation Limited (formerly known as ITC Corporation Limited) (stock code: 372): from March 2017 to September 2017;and (i) Xinming China Holding Limited (stock code: 2699): from 16 April 2021 to 16 August 2021.
Mr. Chu graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a master’s degree in business administration. Mr. Chu is a fellow member of both the HKICPA and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. He is also an associate member of both the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and the Hong Kong Institute of Company Secretaries.
Du Xiaotang - INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Dr. Du Xiaotang was appointed as an INED on 19 July 2019. Dr. Du has over 17 years of experience in corporate finance, capital market, private equity investment, merger and acquisitions and legal compliance advisory to listed companies.
Dr. Du commenced his career in Henan University as a teacher from July 1996 to June 2002. Between June 2003 and July 2013, Dr. Du was an associate and a partner at Grandall Law Firm successively, a law firm in the PRC. Dr. Du is now acting as a department managing director of China Everbright Limited, a company listed on the Stock Exchange (stock code: 165). He is also currently (a) an executive director and the assistant chief executive officer of Kinergy Corporation Ltd., a company listed on the Stock Exchange (stock code: 3302); and (b) an independent non-executive director of China Tianrui Group Cement Company Limited, a company listed on the Stock Exchange (stock code: 1252). From April 2017 to April 2020, Dr. Du was an independent director of Sichuan Xinjinlu Group Co., Ltd.* (四川新金路集團股份有限公司) (formerly known as Sichuan Jinlu Group Co., Ltd.* (四川金路集團股份有限公司)), a company listed on SZSE (stock code: 000510).
Dr. Du obtained a bachelor degree of education from Henan University in June 1996, a master degree in law from Henan University in June 2002, and a doctorate degree in economics from Fudan University in June 2005.
LOO CHENG GUAN - INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Mr. Loo has approximately 30 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, private equity and corporate finance. He obtained a bachelor of economics in 1988 and a master of business administration in 1991, both from Monash University in Australia. Mr. Loo is the founder and managing director of Vermilion Gate Pte Limited, a private advisory firm focusing on mergers and acquisitions and portfolio development. In addition, Mr. Loo is currently a board member of three companies listed on the Singapore Exchange, namely (i) as an independent non-executive director of Datapulse Technology Holdings (stock code: BKW), (ii) as an independent director of Valuetronics Holdings Limited (stock code: BN2), and (iii) as the lead independent director of Mirach Energy Limited (stock code: AWO).
WANG HUI - EXECUTIVE PRESIDENT AND CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Dr. Wang Hui is a non-practicing member of the China Association of Certified Public Accountants. He served as investment manager of Henan Hexie Venture Capital Management Co., Ltd.* (河南合協創業投資管理有限公司) from September 2006 to February 2008; chief financial officer of Nanyang Pukang Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. *(南陽普康藥業有限公司) from March 2008 to January 2012; chief financial officer of Shenzhen Huaxin Equity Investment Fund Management Co., Ltd.* (深圳華信股權投資基金管理有限公司) from February 2012 to December 2013; and general manager of Shenzhen Huaxinbainian Equity Investment Fund Management Co., Ltd.* (深圳華信柏年股權投資基金管理有限公司) from January 2014 to December 2015.
Dr. Wang graduated from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (“SUFE”) in 2000 and obtained a bachelor’s degree in economics with major in asset valuation and management. In 2003, he obtained a master’s degree in economics from School of Public Economics and Management of SUFE. In 2007, he further obtained a doctoral degree in management from School of Accounting of SUFE.
CHAN KWOK KEE - COMPANY SECRETARY
Mr. Chan Kwok Kee is a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and he holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Mr. Chan has extensive experience in the company secretarial and compliance field. Before joining the Company, he worked for another company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange and was responsible for handling company secretarial work for around 20 years.
SUN BO - DEPUTY CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Ms. Sun Bo served as a senior manager of Minsheng Securities Co., Ltd. from December 1996 to February 2002, an investor relations vice president of Zhongyu Gas Holdings Limited (transferred listing from the Growth Enterprise Market (stock code: 8070) to the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (stock code: 3633)) from June 2004 to August 2010 and an executive director of Great China Properties Holdings Limited (formerly known as Beauforte Investors Corporation Limited) (a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange, stock code: 21), from June 2006 to June 2007.
Ms. Sun was awarded a master of business administration from Anglia Polytechnic University in the United Kingdom in 2004.
ZONG BIN - DEPUTY CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Mr. Zong Bin has substantial experience in financial investment and provision of immigration financial services. He has been the chief executive officer of First Capital International Holdings Limited since April 2015 and a director of FC Fund since March 2016.
Mr. Zong graduated from University of Bradford with a master of arts degree in marketing practice in 2006 and obtained a master’s degree of business administration (executive) at City University of Hong Kong in 2018.
LIU CHANG - CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Ms. Liu Chang worked in senior management positions at a number of companies and financial institutions, and is well-versed in corporate management, human resources, branding, and corporate team building. She has a wealth of experience in corporate operations processes and operating standards with outstanding capabilities in business management and business team leadership.
Ms. Liu obtained a master's degree of business administration (executive) at City University of Hong Kong in 2020.
FIRST CAPITAL SECURITIES LIMITED
CHEN CHENG- MANAGING DIRECTOR
Ms. CHEN Cheng (“Ms. CHEN”) is currently a Responsible Officer of the Hong Kong SFC Type 1 regulated activities and a MBA student of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Ms CHEN has over 9 years working experience in financial industry. She has been working in Equity Markets Capital (ECM) department and Capital Operation department of CFCG for more than 4 years and mainly responsible for pitching and execution of ECM transactions and fundraising projects for our Group. Prior to joining the company, she worked for several state-owned companies and a family office and was responsible to execution of M&A and ECM transactions and maintaining business relationship with High Net Worth clients.
NEW MOMENTUM ASSET MANAGEMENT LIMITED
SO Chiu Fung - Deputy Head of Asset Management Department
Mr. SO Chiu Fung (“Mr. So”) is currently a Responsible Officer of the Hong Kong SFC Type 1, 4, and 9 regulated activities, and holds a bachelor of engineering in information systems engineering from Imperial College, London and also a master degree of finance from the University of Hong Kong.
Mr. So possesses over 15 years of financial industry experience. Prior to joining the company, Mr. So served as executive director of a mainboard listed company in Hong Kong and was mainly responsible for the execution of investments, financing and acquisition projects. He also served as vice president at China Merchants Securities (HK) Co., Limited and was responsible for fund management and leading the subordinates to execute the full cycle of private equity investment. Mr. So also worked at Ricco Capital Holdings Limited during which he participated in various investment projects, and served as index analyst at Morgan Stanley Capital International Inc..
Chan Sze Chung- Investment Manager
Mr. Chan Sze Chung has been working under the research department of CFCG and New Momentum Asset Management for more than 5 years, where he has been participated in numerous direct investment and M&A projects as well as extensively researched on the market dynamics, technology advancement and policy orientation of the education sector. He is currently focused on fund management including investment strategy formulation and back office operation. Prior to joining New Momentum Asset Management, Mr. Chan served an research analyst in Mergermarket, where he was focused on analyzing M&A and IPO macro trends and deal drivers.
He is a Responsible Officer of SFC Type 1, 4, and 9 regulated activities. He was awarded a BSc in Quantitative Finance and Risk Management Science from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
FIRST CAPITAL INTERNATIONAL FINANCE LIMITED
LARRY CHAN - MANAGING DIRECTOR
Mr Larry Chan has over 24 years of experience in the advisory and regulation roles in the corporate finance and investment banking sector. He served as a regulator in the Corporate Finance Division of the Hong Kong Securities and Future Commission for over 13 years with his last position held as a director. With his in-depth knowledge of the listing regulations, Mr Chan has overseen a number of corporate finance transactions as a financial adviser and independent financial adviser, including IPOs on both Main board and GEM board of Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Stock Exchange, fund raising, reverse takeovers, whitewash waivers, general offer, resumption of trading and other transactions under the Listing Rules.
The clients advised by Mr. Chan included state-owned and private enterprises, that included China Railway Group Limited, Air China Limited, Fullshare Holdings Limited, Zall Smart Commerce Group Ltd, local and multinational companies include: Hutchison Whampoa Limited, First Natural Foods Holdings Limited（now known as Imperial Pacific International Holdings Ltd）, Hong Kong Finance Group Limited and more.
Frankie Yan - MANAGING DIRECTOR
Mr, Frankie Yan is a seasoned investment bankers with over 20 years of experience in corporate finance, capital markets and financial investment sector in Hong Kong and the PRC. He was a senior executive in The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited – Listing Department, responsible for vetting and approving IPOs, M&A, and listing related matters. He was a member of the Election Committee in Hong Kong and participated in the election of the Chief Executive of Hong Kong, and the National People's Congress of Hong Kong. He has been acting as sponsor for a number of companies seek listing in Hong Kong, as well as being the lead underwriters and post-listing refinancer. He was the sponsor of the first biotechnology company listed in Hong Kong, and its spin-off on the Nasdaq. He has also participated in corporate and asset restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, and establishment of red-chip structure. Mr. Yan is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.