The submission deadline for Sina Finance Hong Kong’s Financial Institutions Awards (HKFIA) is extended to April 21, 2019 due to the overwhelming response from participating organizations — don’t miss out your chance to win recognition.

Online voting session will be started from April 22 to May 12. The final results will be announced on Sina Finance feature page(

Sina Finance and the HKFIA Committee will arrange an interview for those who have applied between late April and early May in Hong Kong. Application materials can be either in Chinese or English. During the interview, at least one interviewee can speak Mandarin.

All decisions about award winners will be made by the HKFIA Committee (80%) in accordance with the application materials and interviews, and online voting (20%). The result will be announced on The awards ceremony will take place on May, 22nd 2019.

The awards recognise excellence in Hong Kong’s financial market as well as reward the financial institutions for their contributions to the Hong Kong capital market.

Sina Finance and The Center for Investing in HKUST Business School developed an internal assessment system to quantify awards, and make the HKFIA a transparent, fair, impartial, and trusted award.

Sina Finance is one of the most influential financial media in China. During the past 20 years, Sina Finance is dedicated to enhancing the role of Chinese financial media for being authoritative voice and promoting the healthy development of financial markets.

Categories for the Financial Institutions Awards 2019 include:

• The Best IPO Advisors

• The Best Bond Advisors

• The Best M&A Advisors

• The Best Investment Bank

• The Best Wealth Management Teams

• The Best IPO Advisors to New Economy

• The Best Start-up Investors

• The Best ESG Investors

• The Best Investors to the Greater Bay Area

• The Best Fintech Investors

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