Hong Kong, 6 March 2018 – Fortune Fountain Capital Limited (“FFCL”) held a ceremony to mark the 1st anniversary of its establishment at One Exchange Square. Mr. Kevin Sims, the CEO of FFCL and all the staff attended the ceremony to celebrate the company’s birthday.
At the beginning of the event, all the attendees reviewed the achievements in the past year through a video. The staff representative shared her experience of her growth together with the company’s development and her expectation of a better future. With the theme of “For a better self, for a better future”, the staff wrote letters to “future self” in order to inspire themselves to achieve their goals of life and work, and contributed ideas and suggestions to the company. The following was Company Badge Awarding Ceremony. Mr. Kevin Sims awarded the company badge symbolizing achievements and honors to the staff whom have been working for one year to encourage them to stride on together for a better future.
In a short span of one year, FFCL built up its core businesses covering financial services, wealth management and principal investment, and attracted and retained talents from different industries.
The various business segments developed together in the past year. In the financial services area, the security trading business volumes reached a record high in 2017. Wealth management platform has been upgraded to a full-service platform which provides financial and non-financial services and products to global high-net-worth clients including insurance brokerage, professional consultancy, immigration, overseas study, overseas properties, tailor-made travel and private jet etc.; In respect of principal investment, there has been substantial progress made on overseas acquisition projects. One of the transactions draw great attention from the market is the announced acquisition of an 89% stake in Baccarat SA, the internationally renowned French luxury crystal Maison listed in Paris, in June 2017.
Mr. Kevin Sims, the CEO of FFCL said at the ceremony: “In the future, we will continue our client-oriented strategy, further enrich our product line and enhance our comprehensive service capabilities, strive to become a full－license and one-stop platform providing financial and non-financial products and services. In the meantime, we will seize international acquisition opportunities with high growth potential and extend our business map to Europe and beyond.”
At present, FFCL has nearly 100 staff in Hong Kong and the number is still growing. The management team consists of members from international financial institutions, including investment banks, private equity, venture capital, and equity research. FFCL has already opened two offices in One Exchange Square in Central and in Infinitus Plaza in Sheung Wan, with its business and client portfolio spreading across Asia, North America and Europe.