If your esteemed organisation is interested in becoming…

1. a sponsor, please contact brrc@hksfa.org (or any other contacts you see it fit)
2. a supporting organisation, it is by invitation only. But interested parties can also email to brrc@hksfa.org for enquiries.




   Our support of the BRRC – and its recognition of excellence in research report writing – aligns with CFA Institute and our commitment to setting high standards of professionalism in the investment management industry. By recognising the best Hong Kong research, the competition builds awareness of the rigor, integrity and standards of all equity analysts.   

Words from Principal Sponsor


BRRC 2016

Principal Sponsor

CFA Institute
CFA Institute is the global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence and credentials. The organization is a champion for ethical behavior in investment markets and a respected source of knowledge in the global financial community. The end goal: to create an environment where investors’ interests come first, markets function at their best, and economies grow. CFA Institute has more than 140,000 members in 150 countries and territories, including 134,000 CFA charterholders, and 147 member societies. For more information, visit www.cfainstitute.org.

Supporting Organisation


  Supporting Organisation: (in alphabetical order of organisation name)
Chinese Securities Association of Hong Kong
The Chinese Securities Association of Hong Kong (CSAHK) was formerly a committee of The Hong Kong Chinese Enterprises Association operating independently under the name of Capital Market Committee of The Hong Kong Chinese Enterprises Association. The committee was transformed into a limited company on 14 October 2009 under the name of Chinese Securities Association of Hong Kong Company limited.

The CSAHK is an association representing 94 subsidiary Mainland Chinese firms. Companies represented by the CSAHK include all Chinese banks, as well as securities and futures brokers. For an international exchange, the CSAHK provides an important bridge between Hong Kong, mainland regulators and financial services firms in China and Hong Kong.

Website: www.hkcsa.com.hk

Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA) is the only body authorized by law to register and grant practising certificates to certified public accountants in Hong Kong. The Institute has more than 40,000 members and 17,000 registered students. Members of the Institute are entitled to the description certified public accountant and to the designation CPA.

HKICPAs evolved from the Hong Kong Society of Accountants, which was established on 1 January 1973.

The Institute operates under the Professional Accountants Ordinance and works in public interest with wide-ranging responsibilities, including assuring the quality of entry into the profession through its postgraduate qualification programme; promulgating financial reporting, auditing and ethical standards; and regulating and promoting efficient accounting practices to safeguard Hong Kong's leadership as an international financial centre.

Website: www.hkicpa.org.hk

The Hong Kong Investment Funds Association
The Hong Kong Investment Funds Association (“HKIFA”) is a non-profit-making organization that represents the asset management industry in Hong Kong. We have two major roles, namely consultation and education. On consultation, we work closely with the authorities to relay the views of our members on issues that have implications for the asset management industry. On education, we spearhead initiatives to enable Hong Kong people to understand more about the risk / return characteristics of mutual funds; and to use them effectively for retirement investment and other financial planning purposes. We have 69 fund management companies as full / overseas members. They manage about 1,150 SFC-authorized funds as at the end of June 2016, involving total assets of about US$920 billion. In addition, we have 56 affiliate and associate members.

Website: www.hkifa.org.hk

Hong Kong Investor Relations Association
Hong Kong Investor Relations Association (HKIRA) is a professional association comprising investor relations practitioners and corporate officers responsible for communications between corporate management and the investment community. HKIRA advocates the setting of international standards in IR education, advances the best IR practices and meet the professional development needs of those interested in pursuing the investor relations profession.

Website: www.hkira.com

The Hong Kong Retirement Schemes Association
The Hong Kong Retirement Schemes Association (HKRSA) was established in 1996 to promote the interests and best practices of retirement schemes in Hong Kong, including provident and pooled retirement funds. The HKRSA is a not-for-profit, non-political association that represents retirement schemes and their members and also provides a forum for discussing issues of current and topical interest.

Website: www.hkrsa.org.hk

The Hong Kong Trustees’ Association
The Hong Kong Trustees’ Association Limited was established in 1991 by members of the trust and fiduciary services industry to represent the trust industry in Hong Kong, particularly in the areas of legislation and education. It is a not for profit company limited by guarantee incorporated in Hong Kong. The Trustees’ Association currently has more than 115 members, and represents thousands of people working in the trust, private banking, fund services, legal and accounting fields.

Our mission is:
  • to represent the trust industry in promoting high standards of professionalism and corporate governance;
  • to contribute towards advancing the status of Hong Kong trust professionals and the industry internationally;
  • to represent the industry to the government, the media, local and international professional bodies and the public in promoting Hong Kong as an international trust and fiduciary services centre; and
  • to promote high standards for the industry by the issuance of Best Practice Guides applicable to corporate trusts, pension schemes, private trusts and charitable trusts.
Website: www.hktrustees.com