Securities dealing and brokerage services
The Company provides securities dealing and brokerage services to customers for trading in securities listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong. Customers may place orders for securities trading through telephone calls or the Company’s internet trading platform.
Placing and underwriting services
The Company acts as an underwriter or a sub-underwriter or a placing agent or a sub-placing agent for companies listed or to be listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong or shareholders of companies listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong for their fundraising exercises such as IPOs, rights issues, open offers or placing of new and/or existing shares and debt securities.
Margin financing services
Credit facilities are offered by the Company to its customers who would like to purchase securities listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong on a margin basis, which offers funding flexibility to our customers. The Company also provides IPO margin financing service and provides funding to customers for application of IPOs. All financing extended to our customers for margin financing purposes is secured by securities or debt instruments convertible into shares listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong and pledged to the Company. Acceptable securities for pledging and their respective margin ratios are reviewed and determined by the Company on a case-by-case basis. Our margin interest rate is based on the Hong Kong Standard Chartered Bank's prime lending rate plus a predefined basis % rate.
Asset management services
The Company acts as an investment manager and provides wealth management services to clients on a discretionary basis pursuant to each client’s investment requirements, objectives and restrictions as contained in the investment management agreement between Pacific Foundation Securities Limited and its clients.
The Company also provides ancillary services including application for new issues, custodian and nominee services such as collection of cash and scrip dividends. We also provide referral services in relation to fund raising related projects and other projects.