Asset Pro Technology
Zhu Chao is the Co-founder and CEO of Asset Pro Capital Management, the leading overseas assets delegation platform for Chinese wealth management advisers and instructions. Asset Pro provides one-stop shop experiences including overseas investment products offering, financial product sales training and mid & back desk services for wealth management institutions and independent financial advisers in China.
Asset Pro has established branches in 27 cities across Asia and holds a sales distribution network serving more than 1,500 institutions and more than 100,000 independent financial advisers. 190,000 high-net-worth customers have realized their global asset allocation through the Asset Pro. In 2018, the company has accumulated over 20 billion USD newly raised asset under management.
In just three years since inception, Asset Pro has raised four rounds of investments, totaling 500 million USD funding from top international venture capital funds like Bertelsmann Asia Investments, Infinity Venture Partners, and Sino Link Security. Asset Pro has completed its 200 million USD D-round investment led by Tencent Group and Citic Group. The company has kicked off its IPO process for Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 2019.
Prior to his entrepreneurship, Mr.Zhu Chao worked as an investment banker in Hong Kong, New York and London. Mr. Zhu specialized in M&A transactions in the FIG sector and debt capital market transaction origination & execution for Chinese financial institutions. With a strong Chinese SOE clients’ coverage experience and deep understanding of international debt capital products including CNH, USD, GBP bonds, syndicate loan deals and hybrid capital structuring, Mr. Zhu has weaved his understanding of the investment tastes of Chinese investors into Asset Pro’s financial product offerings.
In 2018, Mr. ZHU was named by the Forbes the "30 under 30 China”. Mr, ZHU was also awarded the “30 under 30 Future Business Leader” in 2018 by the HURUN WEALTH REPORT.