Company News - 18 March 2016

AMTD Group successfully completes Emperor International Holdings Limited’s HK$500mm Medium Term Notes issuance

On 17 march 2016, Emperor International Holdings Limited (Emperor Group) successfully issued its HK$500mm 5-year Medium Term Note under their Medium Term Note (MTN) programme, where AMTD Group acted as a Joint Bookrunner in the issuance.

Established as a watch retailer, Emperor Group has grown and expanded into a diversified group of businesses that includes financial services, property, watch and jewellery, entertainment, hospitality, media, furniture and furnishing, as well as food and beverage. Four companies within Emperor Group are listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange including Emperor International Holdings Limited (163.HK), which focuses on real estate investment and property development; Emperor Watch and Jewellery Limited (887.HK), which specializes in the retail of luxury watches and fine jewellery; Emperor Entertainment Hotel Limited (296.HK), which concentrates on hotel and gaming businesses in Macau; and Emperor Capital Group Limited (717.HK), which mainly provides securities and futures brokerage services.

Looking into the future, Emperor Group will continue to expand its business and will focus primarily on mainland China and Southeast Asian markets which have exhibited huge growth potentials. To cater to its clients' diverse needs, the Group is also aggressively optimising its services. With the rapid changes in the financial market, the Group will continue to offer more diversified services and provide more choices to satisfy the unique needs of each client. Furthermore, with online trading gaining in popularity, the Group plans to devote more resources to the development and further enhancement of its online trading platform. This will enable it to provide faster and more stable investment services to its clients. In addition, the Group will strive to engage in investor education such as offering investment forums, simulated and actual trading contests, etc. as well as fully maximizing the expertise of its research department to enhance the knowledge of investors toward the financial market.

AMTD is a Hong Kong-based, China-focused integrated non-bank financial platform dedicated to combining and providing access to capital and investment opportunities. Its global presence allows AMTD Group to provide its clients with professional capital markets & advisory, asset management, and insurance brokerage solutions.