Governance

Chairman Profile

 

Mr John Maguire

Head of Corporate Finance and Senior Managing Director

Yunfeng Financial Group

John Maguire is Head of Corporate Finance and Senior Managing Director of Yunfeng Financial Group. Prior to that, John was the co-founder and Managing Director from 2000 to 2011 of a boutique corporate finance firm. Before that, John was Executive Director at Worldsec Corporate Finance Limited (at that time, an associate of Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi) responsible for Worldsec’s investment banking activities in Hong Kong and South East Asia from 1995 to 2000. From 1991 to 1995, John worked as a solicitor in Hong Kong. Prior to relocating to Hong Kong in 1991, John worked as a solicitor in the City of London. John graduated from Durham University in England with a degree in law.

John is Chairman of the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute. John is a Senior Fellow of the Institute and a past Chairman of the Institute’s Membership Committee and of its Communication Committee.

John is Deputy Chairman of the Takeovers and Mergers Panel and a Member of the Takeovers Appeal Committee.

John is a Member of the Listing Committee of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited.

John is a Member of the Executive Committee of the Asian Securities and Investment Federation.

John is a solicitor admitted in Hong Kong and in England and Wales (non-practising) and is a Member of the Law Society of Hong Kong's Company Law Committee. John is a Freeman of the City of London.

John has extensive corporate finance experience and has assisted clients in completing a wide range of transactions including: public company takeovers, initial public offerings, corporate rescues, corporate restructurings, strategic acquisitions, disposals and joint ventures, reverse takeovers, fund raisings and privatisations.

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