Last updated: 18:16 / Wednesday, 9 June 2021
Expansion through Asia Pacific

Allfunds Becomes Fund Platform Provider of CMB Group, Leading Chinese Private Bank

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  • CMB group will use Allfund’s proficient fund distribution capabilities to support its fast growing private wealth management and private banking business globally
  • CMB’s overseas businesses will be able to gain access to the world’s largest fund distribution network with a broad range of investment funds
  • Allfunds believes that this cooperation will provide an opportunity to further expand and strengthen its position in Asia Pacific

Allfunds, wealthtech and fund distribution company, has been selected by China Merchants Bank (CMB) Group as its B2B investment fund platform partner. Therefore, it will become the provider of access to third-party funds for its all overseas PWM&PB centers, especially in Hong Kong and Singapore markets.

Allfunds revealed in a press release that, with this agreement, CMB group will use its “proficient fund distribution capabilities to support its fast growing private wealth management and private banking business globally”. This move is also in line with the bank's strategy of continuing to deploy overseas business, and to make sustainable development and investment.

By selecting Allfunds, CMB’s overseas businesses will be able to gain access to the world’s largest fund distribution network with a broad range of investment funds and take advantage of the asset services the wealthtech provides in Asia and globally. This include data & analytics, portfolio & reporting tools, research and regulatory services. Also, CMB aims to use Allfunds’ automatic dealing to increase the efficiency and boost the growth of its fund business.

Allfunds believes that the cooperation with the leading private bank in China -and Top 10 banking brands according to The Banker magazine- will provide an opportunity to further expand and strengthen its position in Asia Pacific, as well as enhance its comprehensive and integrated solutions for third party funds. The Asian market is a core part of its growth strategy and an extremely important region for the wealthtech.

“We are very pleased to partner with CMB, a highly reputable and leading private bank in China. We are excited about the huge opportunities ahead in the Asian and Chinese wealth management markets, which is an important part of our growth strategy as we continue to expand the global fund distribution network. We look forward to supporting CMB’s continuous expansion in the region”, said Juan Alcaraz, Founder and CEO of Allfunds.

Meanwhile, David Pérez de Albeniz, Regional Manager for Asia, stated that CMB is well-established with the position of an innovation-driven digital bank in the region. “As a leading wealthtech company, our team in Asia is committed to client experience, innovation and digital solutions. We are delighted to be able to help CMB move forward on the vision and support its growth ambition with our value-added and cutting-edge wealthtech solutions”, he added.

Allfunds has a branch in Singapore and a team of 17 employees who bring in-depth knowledge of the particularities of the Asian markets as well as substantial experience in the region. Earlier this year, they opened a new office in Hong Kong as the hub for its North Asia business, broadening its ecosystem with new distributors and fund managers coming from the region.

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