Why Planetree Capital

Planetree Capital is a forward-thinking financial services and trading company, specializing in securities trading, buying and selling derivatives across all financial asset classes on HKEX. Planetree Capital was formed in 1999, with the management team each having over 15 years of market experience.

The company has remained successful due to our in-depth knowledge, market expertise and desire to strive forward. One of the key reasons for our success is due to our commitment to be up-to-date with cutting edge financial technology, giving our traders access to the world's leading exchanges. The high efficiency rate of our operations gives our clients and shareholders maximum returns and solid customer service.

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Management Team

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Andrew Clarke

Responsible Officer

Mr. Andrew Clarke has over 23 years of experience in the global securities trading industry with substantial experience in trade execution using algorithmic programmes and regulatory compliance.

Previously he was the Deputy Head of Program Trading of HSBC and has also held senior positions at Mirabaud Securities, Standard Chartered, Société Générale, and Kim Eng Securities.

He holds Type 1 and Type 9 SFC licenses and is eligible to be licensed for Type 2, 4, 5, 7, and 8 regulated activities in Hong Kong.

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Alfred Ma

Responsible Officer

Mr. Alfred Ma has a Ph.D. in Operations Research from Columbia University, M.Phil. in mathematics and B.Sc. from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

He wrote articles published in numerous journals, including the Journal of Financial Data Science, Journal of Trading, and Journal of Investment Strategies.

He is also the adjunct professor of both City University of Hong Kong and Hang Seng University of Hong Kong, CFA charter-holder, an Associate of Society of Actuaries, and a Professional Risk Manager from PRMIA.

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