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OUR ALUMNI / STUDENTS

Profiles of Alumni / Students in Previous Intakes


Age: Average 33
WORKING EXPERIENCE: Average 9.5 years
EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND: Students are bachelor degree holders and one third of them also hold master's degrees.

Approximately half of the participants resides in Hong Kong, while the other half flies in from major cities in Asia, such as Taipei, Singapore, Tokyo, and from the US, Europe and Australia.

It is truly an internationally and culturally diversified class with people from Asia, the US, Europe, the Middle East, South America, Africa, Australia and New Zealand.

Students typically come from 5 sectors: Accounting / Audit Firms, Banks / Financial Institutions, Insurance and MNCs. Besides, we also have students who are business owners or working in family businesses.

The followings are companies that some of our students work for:

ACCOUNTING / AUDIT FIRMS

  • Baker Tilly Sungto
  • Cosmos Certified Public Accountants Limited
  • DePaula & Clark
  • Deloitte
  • Ernst & Young
  • Grant Thornton
  • McGladrey & Pullen, Limited
  • PriceWaterhouseCoopers
  • Samil PriceWaterhouseCoopers, LLP
  • Trason Clearwater

BANKS / FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

  • ABN Amro
  • Arican Advisory Services Limited
  • Australia and New Zealand Banking Group
  • Agricultural Bank of China
  • Ajia Partners Inc.
  • American Express
  • AIG Consumer Finance Group Asia
  • Angelo Gordon Asia Limited
  • Avancera Investments
  • BNP Paribas Capital
  • Banco Santander
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Bank of China
  • Barclays Bank
  • Barclays Capital Asia Ltd.
  • Barclays Capital Inc.
  • Box Holdings Limited
  • CCG Investor Relations
  • CICC
  • Capital International, Inc.
  • Censere Group
  • Charles Schwab
  • China Development Industrial Bank
  • China Universal Asset Management Co
  • Chinatrust Commercial Bank
  • Citibank
  • Citicorp Investment Bank
  • Citigroup
  • CLSA Research Ltd.
  • Comerica Securities, Inc.
  • Commerzbank AG
  • Credit Suisse
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Douglas Finance B.V.
  • Franklin Templeton Korea
  • Freddie Mac
  • General Motors Asset Management
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Goldride Securities
  • Hang Seng Bank
  • Hang Seng Bank (China) Limited.
  • HSBC
  • HSBC Private Bank (Suisse) SA
  • Hong Kong Asset Management Limited
  • Hyundai Asset Management
  • ING Real Estate
  • Islamic Development Bank
  • JP Morgan
  • Jane Street Holding
  • KBC Bank N.V.
  • Kookmin Bank
  • MBC Capital Limited
  • Macquarie Group
  • Madison Williams & Company
  • Manulife Asset Management-Asia
  • Marfin Popular Bank Co Ltd
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd
  • Mount Surplus Holdings Ltd
  • Natixis
  • New Asia Partners
  • Newedge USA
  • Nomura International plc
  • OneWest Bank
  • Pacific Investment Management Co.
  • Peak Futures
  • Permata Bank
  • Ping An of China Asset Management (HK)
  • Polaris Capital (Asia)
  • Professional Advisory Services Pte Ltd
  • R.J. O'Brien
  • RAK Investment Management, Ltd.
  • The Royal Bank of Scotland
  • SBI Holdings, Inc.
  • SinoPac Securities
  • Societe Generale
  • Standard Bank
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • TT International (HK) Limited
  • Tullett Prebon
  • UBS AG
  • Value Partners
  • Wachovia Bank

INSURANCE

  • Allianz
  • MetLife International
  • New York Life
  • Tai Ping Group
  • Zurich
  • Zurich Insurance Group (HK)

MNCs

  • Accenture Co Ltd
  • BTS USA
  • Benetton Russia LLC
  • CCNI Hong Kong
  • Cisco Systems
  • Dechert
  • The Economist Group
  • EnvAerospace, Inc.
  • Getrol Trading
  • Hewlett-Packard Asia-Pacific & Japan
  • Inventive Consult
  • JCDecaux China
  • Jones Lang LaSalle
  • Linfox
  • Lufthansa German Airlines
  • McCann Worldgroup
  • Nestle Taiwan Ltd.
  • Orient Marine
  • Saudi Aramco
  • Shell Hong Kong Ltd
  • Siemens Ltd., China
  • Sino Resources Group Ltd
  • Thai Summit Autoparts Industry Co., Ltd.
  • Wong's International Holdings Ltd.

OTHERS

  • Atos Origin (S) Pte Ltd.
  • Audiovox Corp
  • BlackRock Solutions
  • Blizzard Entertainment
  • Bloomberg Finance, LP
  • Bloomberg LP
  • CCM Airlines
  • Dow Chemical Company
  • EB Real Estate Asia Ltd.
  • Formosa Petrochemical Corp
  • Himal Power Ltd.
  • Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce
  • Innerc Associates Pte Ltd.
  • LM Glasfiber
  • Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority
  • Macrostrategy Research
  • Moody's Investors Service
  • Otto International
  • Pacific Pearl Group
  • PartnerRe Europe Ltd.
  • Publications International, Ltd.
  • Quetron Enterprise Co. Ltd.
  • San Fong Seng Group Limited
  • Sanlin Wind Forging
  • Standard & Poor's
  • The Surviving Bullies Charity, Inc
  • T.D.S. (Hong Kong) Limited
  • TE Hong Kong
  • Tambun Indah Land Berhad
  • Vantage Point Capital, Inc.
  • Witbe Limited
  • YHK Technology Corp Ltd.
  • Yangtze Associate

 

Our participants are VPs, CEOs, CIOs, MDs, GMs, Directors, Regional Heads, Department Heads, Managers, Analysts, business owners or other professionals.

PROFESSOR EDWARD I. ALTMAN

is the Max L. Heine Professor of Finance at NYU Stern and the Director of Research in Credit and Debt Markets at the NYU Salomon Center for the Study of Financial Institutions. He has been a visiting professor at the Hautes Etudes Commerciales and Universite de Paris-Dauphine in France, at the Pontificia Catolica Universidade in Rio de Janeiro, at the Australian Graduate School of Management in Sydney, Luigi Bocconi University in Milan and CEMFI in Madrid. Professor Altman was named to the Max L. Heine endowed professorship at Stern in 1988.

Professor Altman was named Laureate 1984 by the Hautes Etudes Commerciales Foundation in Paris and awarded the Graham & Dodd Scroll for 1985 by the Financial Analysts Federation and was named "Profesor Honorario" by the University of Buenos Aires in 1996. He is currently an advisor to the Centrale dei Bilanci in Italy and is also the Chairman of the Academic Advisory Council of the Turnaround Management Association. He received his MBA and Ph.D. in Finance from the University of California, Los Angeles. He was inducted into the Fixed Income Analysts Society Hall of Fame in 2001, President of the Financial Management Association (2003) and a FMA Fellow in 2004. In 2005, Professor Altman was named one of the “100 Most Influential People in Finance” by the Treasury & Risk Management magazine.

Professor Altman is one of the founders and an Executive Editor of the Journal of Banking and Finance and Advisory Editor of the John Wiley Frontiers in Finance Series. He has published or edited almost two-dozen books and more than 130 articles in scholarly finance, accounting and economic journals. He was the editor of the Handbook of Corporate Finance and the Handbook of Financial Markets and Institutions and the author of Distressed Securities, Managing Credit Risk and Bankruptcy, Credit Risk and High Yield Junk Bonds (2002), Recovery Risk (2005), Corporate Financial Distress & Bankruptcy (3rd ed., 2005) and Recovery Risk (2005).

Professor Altman’s primary areas of research include bankruptcy analysis and prediction, credit and lending policies, risk management and regulation in banking, corporate finance and capital markets. He has testified before the U.S. Congress, the New York State Senate and several other government and regulatory organizations and is a Director

is the Max L. Heine Professor of Finance at NYU Stern and the Director of Research in Credit and Debt Markets at the NYU Salomon Center for the Study of Financial Institutions. He has been a visiting professor at the Hautes Etudes Commerciales and Universite de Paris-Dauphine in France, at the Pontificia Catolica Universidade in Rio de Janeiro, at the Australian Graduate School of Management in Sydney, Luigi Bocconi University in Milan and CEMFI in Madrid. Professor Altman was named to the Max L. Heine endowed professorship at Stern in 1988.

Professor Altman was named Laureate 1984 by the Hautes Etudes Commerciales Foundation in Paris and awarded the Graham & Dodd Scroll for 1985 by the Financial Analysts Federation and was named "Profesor Honorario" by the University of Buenos Aires in 1996. He is currently an advisor to the Centrale dei Bilanci in Italy and is also the Chairman of the Academic Advisory Council of the Turnaround Management Association. He received his MBA and Ph.D. in Finance from the University of California, Los Angeles. He was inducted into the Fixed Income Analysts Society Hall of Fame in 2001, President of the Financial Management Association (2003) and a FMA Fellow in 2004. In 2005, Professor Altman was named one of the “100 Most Influential People in Finance” by the Treasury & Risk Management magazine.

Professor Altman is one of the founders and an Executive Editor of the Journal of Banking and Finance and Advisory Editor of the John Wiley Frontiers in Finance Series. He has published or edited almost two-dozen books and more than 130 articles in scholarly finance, accounting and economic journals. He was the editor of the Handbook of Corporate Finance and the Handbook of Financial Markets and Institutions and the author of Distressed Securities, Managing Credit Risk and Bankruptcy, Credit Risk and High Yield Junk Bonds (2002), Recovery Risk (2005), Corporate Financial Distress & Bankruptcy (3rd ed., 2005) and Recovery Risk (2005).

Professor Altman’s primary areas of research include bankruptcy analysis and prediction, credit and lending policies, risk management and regulation in banking, corporate finance and capital markets. He has testified before the U.S. Congress, the New York State Senate and several other government and regulatory organizations and is a Director