Asset and wealth management Hong Kong - Your destination of choice

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October 2021

Hong Kong is seen as the nexus of Asia for asset and wealth managers to capture the opportunities in the Asian region and the city serves a wide investor base, accommodating capital flows of domestic and international entities. Moreover, Hong Kong’s robust legal system, tax-friendly regime, conducive regulatory environment, deep and liquid capital markets, diverse talent pool, and accessibility to Mainland China opportunities, adds to the city’s attraction as a destination for doing businesses for asset and wealth managers.

For any new entrant starting a management company and launching new fund products in Hong Kong, there are various fundamentals to consider to ensure a successful undertaking. These fundamentals include entity formation and licensing regime, to the choice of legal fund vehicle and distribution strategy. In this guide, we outline the key aspects any new entrant to Hong Kong should consider when setting up a presence in the city, whether the objective is to operate in the traditional or alternative assets space or launch public or private funds.


This publication was jointly published by PwC and Tiang & Partners.

Tiang & Partners is an independent Hong Kong law firm that closely collaborates with the global PwC network.

For a deeper discussion, please contact Gaven Cheong at Tiang & Partners, or PwC contacts listed below.

Contact us

Marie-Anne Kong

Hong Kong Asset and Wealth Management Leader, PwC Hong Kong

Tel: +[852] 2289 2707

Rex Ho

Asia Pacific Financial Services Tax Leader, PwC Hong Kong

Tel: +[852] 2289 3026

Julie Chan

Partner, PwC Hong Kong

Tel: +[852] 2289 2432

Gary Ng

Partner, PwC Hong Kong

Tel: +[852] 2289 2967

Helen Li

Partner, PwC Hong Kong

Tel: +[852] 2289 2741

Loretta Chan

Partner, PwC Hong Kong

Tel: +[852] 2289 6700