NEW YORK, April 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- China Renaissance today announced that Mr. Andrew MacInnes has joined China Renaissance as Chief Executive Officer of China Renaissance Securities (US), based in its New York Office. Mr. MacInnes will report to Mr. Jason Lam, President of China Renaissance Securities (HK).
Mr. MacInnes is an entrepreneurial capital markets and fintech leader with significant investment banking experience. Since 2013, Mr. MacInnes has been the CEO and founder at Brilliquid, a boutique fintech company providing financial advisory services. Immediately prior to founding Brilliquid, he served as President at magicJack VocalTec, a Nasdaq-listed technology company.
Previously at CIBC Oppenheimer, Mr. MacInnes started the equity-linked and convertible origination effort before being appointed Head of US Equity Capital Markets/Syndicate and Head of Asia Investment Banking. In those roles, Mr. MacInnes worked with many Chinese "new economy" companies that successfully completed US initial public offerings. Mr. MacInnes began his career at Salomon Brothers in the Bond Portfolio Analysis Group and worked in New York, London and Tokyo. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Monetary Economics from The London School of Economics and is a CFA Charterholder.
Fan Bao, Chairman and CEO of China Renaissance, said, "We are delighted to have an investment banking veteran like Andrew join our platform. Andrew's appointment will bolster the growth of our existing business and the expansion of new business lines in the US. The addition of Andrew also shows that our unique entrepreneurial business model and long-term commitment to our clients continue to attract top industry talent to join the China Renaissance family."
Jason Lam, President of China Renaissance Securities (HK), said, "Andrew's appointment highlights our commitment to significantly growing our cross-border investment banking and asset management businesses by leveraging the firm's leadership position in serving China's entrepreneurs. I also look forward to working with Andrew to further strengthen our US equities distribution capabilities."
"I am honored to be joining China Renaissance and excited by the many opportunities to serve clients as China is integrated into the global financial system. China Renaissance is uniquely positioned when it comes to advising increasingly global 'new economy' companies and investors," said Mr. MacInnes.
About China Renaissance
China Renaissance is a leading investment bank serving the financing needs of China's "new economy" entrepreneurs, those creating business models powered by the Internet and information technology. The firm's services include private fund-raisings, public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, sales and trading execution and equity research across a broad range of sectors, with a particular specialization in TMT, education, healthcare and consumer products.
Since its inception in 2004, China Renaissance has become the number one private placement and mergers & acquisitions advisor to China's entrepreneurs. It is consistently recognized for its innovative capabilities and success in providing tailored financial solutions for clients. ChinaVenture named China Renaissance "The Best Boutique Investment Bank" in nine consecutive years from 2006-2014. The firm received The Asset's Best Equity / Best Private Placement award and FinanceAsia's Best China Deal award for two deals that it advised on in 2015. China Renaissance is headquartered in Beijing and has offices in Shanghai, Hong Kong and New York. For more information, please visit http://www.huaxing.com
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