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Team Leaders

Liu Chee Ming
Group Managing Director

  • Founder of Platinum Group in 1996.
  • More than 40 years of experience within Asian financial services sector including stock broking, corporate finance and portfolio management.
  • Independent Non-Executive Director of Constellar Holdings Pte. Ltd. (a Singapore company); DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited (a leading financial services group in Asia); MGM China Holdings Limited (HKEx: 2282); and STT Communications Limited (a Singapore company).
  • In addition, he is an Independent Non-Executive Director of OUE Hospitality REIT Management Pte. Ltd. and OUE Hospitality Trust Management Pte. Ltd., which are the REIT Manager and Trustee-Manager respectively of OUE Hospitality Trust (a company listed in Singapore).
  • On Takeovers Appeal Committee of the Securities and Futures Commission in Hong Kong (May 1995 to March 2020); and Deputy Chairman of the Takeovers and Mergers Panel (April 2008 to March 2020).
  • He is also Council Member of the Corporate Advisory Council of Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute.
  • Member of the Listing Review Committee of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited from July 2019.
  • Chairman to the Board of Governors of Singapore International School (Hong Kong) from January 2020.

Piers Higson Smith
Director, Corporate Finance

  • Over 30 years of experience in equity capital markets in Asia Pacific.
  • Active in underwriting and advising on IPOs, placements and CBs in Asia since 1992.
  • Joint head of ABN AMRO Rothschild for Asia from 2001 to 2007.
  • Head of Equity Capital Markets, W.I. Carr from 1997 to 1998.
  • Senior banker covering Korea, Taiwan and Thailand for SG Warburg and SBC Warburg from 1992 to 1997.

Loretta Lau
Director, Corporate Finance

  • Over 20 years of experience in Corporate Finance globally.
  • Previous partner at global top tier law firms, Head of Corporate Finance, Managing Partner etc.
  • Her experience spans over the South East Asia region, UK, US, Australia and internationally.

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