Launch of New Hong Kong-London Joint Venture

WGP Global and Mandarin Capital announce partnership to focus on South East Asian market

LONDON--()--This month sees the formation of a joint venture between Hong Kong based independent asset managers Mandarin Capital Limited and London corporate advisors WGP Global.

The two top-tier independent specialists can now collectively offer regulatory expertise and forward-thinking corporate advice as a combined entity with the spotlight on the UK and Europe, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Japan, Korea and Vietnam.

London based WGP Global is an international corporate finance and advisory practice that has specialised in the Chinese market for more than a decade. The senior team works with sophisticated corporate and private clients across Europe, Middle East, Africa and South East Asia. Their experience and contacts network spans a diverse range of sectors including infrastructure, sports, technology, finance, and health and life sciences.

David Orchard, president and co-founder of WGP Global, said: ‘We are thrilled to have formalised our professional relationship with Mandarin Capital. It is a natural fit as we can advise on global expansion plans such as raising capital for cross border transactions and corporate acceleration. Whilst the focus of this joint venture is on South East Asia, we have extensive contacts in Europe, South Korea and Australia too.’

Mandarin Capital Limited is a Hong Kong based asset management company licensed and regulated by the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission. Set up by its four founding partners has unrivalled market expertise in Asia.

Samuel Faveur, Chief Executive Officer, gave his opinion on the venture: ‘London is the financial capital of the world and capital is the lifeblood of any business. We can now offer our clients extensive regional knowledge with a truly global perspective for investment strategies.’

About WGP Global

WGP Global is a fast growing, independent corporate advisory business. Founded in London in 2010 by internationally renowned commercial lawyer David Orchard and corporate specialist Chris Orchard, the organisation is headquartered in London with strategic operations Hong Kong and Malta, South Korea and Spain.

It provides practical support and sound advice on all aspects of business, law and finance to help clients achieve their global expansion and investment plans. It is rooted in a strong entrepreneurial, personal approach harnessing the experience and energy of the senior team who have an unrivalled network of contacts.

WGP Global provides an innovative alternative to traditional corporate advisory models connecting Asia with the rest of the world. It advises on project finance, IPOs, cross-border transactions, global expansion and corporate acceleration.

Sector and project management experience includes technology and gaming, sports and media, Government relations, health, life sciences and infrastructure. WGP Global is represented by a team of legal, compliance and regulatory experts, captains of industry, diplomats, academics and thought leaders in geo-politics and international affairs.

About Mandarin Capital Limited

Mandarin Capital Limited, incorporated in 2012, is a Hong Kong based Asset Management Company, established through the insight and vision of its four founding partners. Mandarin Capital is licensed and regulated by the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (Type 9-Asset Management and Type 4-Advising on Securities).

Mandarin Capital provides a gateway by connecting regional investors with global opportunities and global investors with regional opportunities.

At the core the company lies an experiences and qualified group of professionals with over 80 years of investment and operational experience spanning different asset classes within the finance industry. Mandarin Capital Limited is a diverse, energetic and experienced group of professionals where six nationalities are represented and seven languages are spoken.


WGP Global
Liz Fay, 020 3693 3022
Mandarin Capital Limited
Michael Chinnick, +852 3543 0808

Release Summary

LAUNCH OF NEW HONG KONG-LONDON JOINT VENTURE. WGP Global and Mandarin Capital announce partnership in asset management & corporate advice to focus on South East Asian market.

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