The ACfPU Successfully Co-hosted “When PE and M&A meet Real Estate”

The event welcomed an audience group of over 200 people, including Cass students, young professionals, and senior representatives from China Britain Business Council, banks, law firms, professional service firms, investment management firms, small businesses, and Chinese social & investor clubs. In addition, the event has drawn much media attention, notably Xinhua News, Singtao Daily as well as UK Property and Investment Weekly.

ACfPU Successfully Hosted the Launch of “The Secret of My Success” Masterclass Series

London, 9 November 2015 – The Association of Financial Professionals in the UK (ACfPU) successfully hosted the launch of ‘The Secret of My Success’ Masterclass Series. The purpose of this programme is designed to provide an opportunity and platform for young Chinese professionals to discuss common issues for those striving for a successful career in … Continued

The ACfPU Successfully Hosted London Housing Forum 2015

London, 13 November 2015 — The ACfPU successfully hosted its annual London Housing Forum. Industrial experts from Jones Lang LaSalle, Bank of China, Zhong Lun Law Firm and Hostmaker shared their insights on London property market’s recent trends and the sold out event saw over 120 guests attending. London real estate has been going up … Continued

Corporate Diplomacy: Negotiations between China and the West

In advance of President Xi announcing a new “Golden Era of trade” between China and Britain, the ACfPU supported and participated in a workshop on called “Corporate Diplomacy: Negotiations between China and the West” held at Nuffield College, University of Oxford this past July 16-21st. Click here to see a short video of the event … Continued

ACfPU successfully co-hosted 2015 China Britain Investment and Partnership Forum (CBIPF)

London, 19 June – ACfPU co-hosted the second China Britian Investment and Partnership Forum during London Tech Week at Level 39, One Canada Square with DealGlobe. The all day Forum, focused on the development of bilateral trade and investment between the UK & China, welcomed speakers including Dr Gerald Lyons (Chief Economic Advisor to the … Continued

The ACfPU Co-hosted Start-up in China Competition

London, 17 March 2015 – International University Innovation Alliance (IUIA) announced major new VC fund for innovation start-ups and the ACfPU co-hosted a start-up competition with DealGlobe at Level 39 in Canary Wharf! New example of business co-operation between UK & China following the visit of HRH Prince William to China Supported by Investment Promotion … Continued

ACfPU Successfully Hosted “How to Invest in Start-up Companies”

London, 15 January 2015 – The ACfPU recently hosted its latest Alternate Investment Series (AIS) Seminar on How to Invest in Start-up Companies, at Norton Rose Fulbright LLP’s stunning riverside office overlooking historical Tower Bridge. The fully subscribed event saw over 120 investors, entrepreneurs and financial professionals attending. Sir David Brewer, the former Lord Mayor … Continued

ACfPU successfully hosted Investing in Diamonds, Precious Stones and Metals

London, 23 July – ACfPU successfully hosted Investing in Diamonds, Precious Stones and Metals, part of ACfPU’s Alternative Investment Series (AIS), at UBS’s office in the heart of the London city. The event was well received with over 100 industrial specialists and financial professionals attending! Gautam Kumar, MD, Head of Global South Asia, UK at … Continued

ACFPU makes Art meet Real Estate

London, 20 June 2014 – ACFPU successfully co-hosted a conference entitled “When art meets real estate” in partnership with Imperial College and Tomorrow Master. Around 20 top officials from Chinese real estate companies, such as China Resources, Avic Real Estate as well as top designers and architects such as MADA s.p.a.m. and Interscape Associates, flew … Continued

2014 China Britain Investment and Partnership Forum co-hosted by ACfPU

London, UK – 15 & 16 May 2014 – ACfPU successfully co-hosted 2014 China Britain Investment and Partnership Forum, which is hosted by DealGlobe and supported by China Entrepreneur Club. The event was held with many collaborating parties including Level 39, London & Partners, China Britain Business Council, HSBC, McLaren, FCC, etc. The two days … Continued

Press Release: A Successful London Housing Forum hosted by ACfPU

London, UK – 22 November 2013 – Association of Chinese Financial Professionals in UK (ACfPU) (英国华人金融协会) hosted a successful London Housing Forum with a focus on investing in properties in London during uncertain economic times, as part of the ACfPU Alternative Investment Series (AIS). The forum was followed by a cocktail reception allowing speakers and … Continued

China Dream, Inspiring a New Generation – China Business Forum 2013

In collaboration with ACfPU, London Business School’s annual China Business Forum took place in London on 1 November 2013. Sir Andrew Likierman, Dean of London Business School, Shen Yang, Minister Counsellor at Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the UK and ACfPU’s Advisor Sir David Brewer CMG, Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of London attended … Continued

ACfPU Connects CMIA with UK Enterprise

As part of Acfpu’s effort to promote business interactions between China and the West, we have recently helped the CMIA (China Microfinance Institution Association) to organize their European delegation trip visiting emerging lending business in UK and Europe.

Enlightening! – The Art of Investing in Art Conference

The second episode of ACfPU Alternative Investment Seminar (AIS) series – The Art of Investing in Art, sponsored by Standard Chartered and Origins – was hosted by ACfPU on 6th September 2013, at Standard Chartered’s Headquarter in London. During an enlightening evening rich of findings and wise advice, our guest speakers Ruth Knowles, Joy Hai-Qin … Continued

A Successful Start of ACfPU 2013

With the tremendous support from our sponsors – White & Case and Grant Thornton, the event on Friday – China’s Financial Reform: Opportunities and Challenges was hailed as a great success and a significant milestone for the new era of ACfPU.

History of ACfPU, 2008 - 2011

Dec 2010

Annual Drink Reception

Key-note Speaker: Dr Levin Zhu, CEO of CICC.
Co-hosted by ACfPU & Chinese Association of Finance Executive (CAFE).

Jan 2010

“World Leader of Chinese Financial Elites” (世界华人金融精英领袖奖) awarded by Shanghai City Hall.

Dec 2009

Law, Finance and Entrepreneurship - Cross-Industry Networking Event Joint Xmas Celebration

The first ever ACfPU - CE Global - BCLA joint event, inviting all professional elites from Law, Finance and Entrepreneurship sectors in London, co-hosted by ACfPU, British Chinese Law Association (BCLA) and Chinese Entrepreneur Global (CE Global).

Nov 2009

ACfPU Annual Reception 2009 and Chinese Association of Finance Executive (CAFE) Launch Party

June 2009

A KPMG View: Bill Robinson, Chief Economist of KPMG, John Ellison, Chairman of KPMG Forensic, and Andy Hales, partner in KPMG Finance.

Apr 2009

First and Exclusive ACfPU & Joint Event – “Securing Your Career in Times of Recession - Career Strategies to Help You Navigate the Recession in Both East and West”

John Benson, CEO & Founder, / Sarah Butcher, Editor, / Bill Allum, MD, Napier Scott / Priya Marianne, PSD Group / Simon Vaughan Edwards, MD, Correlate / Malcolm Horton, Global Head of Recruitment, Nomura / Helen Chang, VP, Fixed Income, Morgan Stanley / Steve Leeson, Operations Director, Morgan McKinley

Jan 2009

ACfPU/LSE Joint Event: LSE China Development Forum 2009 “The Critical Year of China’s Economy 2009”

Wang Yiming (VP, Academy of Macroeconomic Research (AMR), China National Development & Reform Commission)
Dr. Kent Deng (Reader, Economic History Department of LSE)
Prof. Danny Quah (Head of Economic, Economics of LSE,)
Dr. Paul Sheng (Partner, McKinsey)
Prof. Paul L.Herrling (Head of Corporate Research of Novartis International AG)
Daniel R Pearson (Vice Chairman of the US International Trade Commission)

Nov 2008

Developing the Asia’s Financial Center - Shanghai

Guest speaker: Mr. Guangshao Tu, Deputy mayor of Shanghai.
Co-hosted by ACfPU and PRC Embassy.

Sep 2008

‘Women in Business’ Party and Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration

'Successful Business Women' speech (incl. Miss China Winners), Ballet, ‘Swan Lake’ Drama and Cat Walk, Fashion Show by Designer Chailie Ho and Networking/Party after.

Aug 2008

ACfPU Hedge Fund Club Event at CMC Market, London.

Mark Sims (CMC Market)
Minhua Wei (CFA, Analyst, Millennium Global Investments)
ZiYuan (GLG Partners)
KaiKai Hua (Perinvest Global Fund)

Jul 2008

Real Estate, Commodities, Macro Economics and Emerging Markets.

Our first ACfPU Seminar was a new educational event initiative sponsored by PRC Embassy. Held in the Chinese Embassy on Portland Place, the event consisted of several rapid-fire mini speeches.

Jul 2008

ACfPU established.