BENDURA BANK AG celebrates the 4th anniversary of its Representative Office in Hong Kong

BENDURA BANK celebrates the 4th anniversary of its representative office in Hong Kong. The office proves to be a great success and serves as a platform for the future Asian business of BENDURA BANK AG. The event was held on Thursday, 27 October 2022 at 6:30 pm at the Cuisine Cuisine restaurant (IFC Mall) in Hong Kong.  The Bank hosted a cocktail reception attended by nearly 150 clients and business partners. In a cosy atmosphere, the guests were able to exchange ideas and enjoy culinary delicacies.

Philipp Forster, Head of the Hong Kong Representative Office, welcomed the guests and thanked them on behalf of the bank's Management Board for the successful cooperation. Afterwards, Mr. Kwok Lung HON - Chairman of BENDURA BANK's Board of Directors and representing the major shareholder - addressed the guests. In the further course of the evening, Philipp Forster and Dr Markus Federspiel (CEO) reflected on the last 4 years. In the second half of 2018, our representative office in Hong Kong was opened. The premises are located on the 19th floor of the International Commerce Centre (ICC) in West Kowloon. Perfectly embedded in the local infrastructure, the location is easy and straightforward to reach.

In the past four years, the bank's brand positioning in Hong Kong could be strengthened significantly. In addition, the Hong Kong Representative Office enables the bank to identify current trends in Asia more quickly and to pass this information on to the head office in Liechtenstein in real time.


BENDURA BANK AG in a nutshell

BENDURA BANK AG, which is fully licensed in Liechtenstein and has a representative office in Hong Kong, offers wealthy entrepreneurial families and high net worth individuals tailor-made financial ser-vices such as asset management, investment advice and securities issuance as well as the set-up and administration of investment funds. The relationship managers are organised in 20 different langu-age regions. The company is a subsidiary of Citychamp Watch & Jewellery Group Ltd, a luxury goods group listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

Philipp FORSTER, MSc, CFA

  • CCO
+423 256 56 28philipp.forster@bendura.li

Languages:

  • German,
  • English

Since 2015 working for BENDURA BANK AG. Initially in Trading & Treasury and from 2016 as Head of Payment Transactions. From 2018 he built up and managed the Hong Kong Representative Office until he was appointed Member of the Executive Board in October 2022. Prior to that, Mr. Forster worked in private banking in Austria for several years. As Chief Customer Officer (CCO) of BENDURA BANK AG, he is responsible for leading and developing a significant part of the customer service offering. Philipp Forster holds a Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Economics from the FernUniversität in Hagen, Germany. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder, Project Management Professional (PMP) Credential Holder and Certified Trust Practitioner (CTP) accredited by the Hong Kong Trustees' Association (HKTA).

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