Mr Raymond Choi – Chairman

Raymond is the Chairman of CMSC Partners and also the Founder and Managing Director of Corporate Management Services Limited (CMS) – a licensed and leading corporate services provider in Hong Kong.

Raymond has over 30 years' experience and expertise in the offshore and financial services industry and he has personally established over 10,000 companies for his international portfolio of High Net Worth individuals and corporate clients. CMS is the appointed corporate services provider to Ernst & Young in Hong Kong and currently manage over 1000 active Hong Kong and offshore structures with a combined Market Capitalization of over US$500 Billion.

Raymond has always invested in people to ensure that passion, quality, integrity, trust and clarity are the cornerstones of each business. It is all about teamwork and Raymond is proud to have the right people in the right places across the world.

"I founded CMSC Partners with a very clear objective – to provide clients an efficient, effective and bespoke asset management service. Over the past ten years, the asset management community has evolved and seen many changes, as a result service, providers that can manage complexity and deliver globally integrated solutions efficiently, are highly valued. Strong client relationships have been, and always will be, at the heart of my business philosophy. My commitment to this goal has played a huge part in our ability to expand services across the globe."



Mr Brian MacDougall – Managing Director (Responsible Officer Type 4 & Type 9)

Brian has over twenty years of hedge fund and private equity advisory and senior executive experience in Asia

Brain was previously with Hong Kong Metasequoia Capital Management Ltd and was appointed Responsible Officer, Investment Management with licensing status for Securities and Futures Commission Type 4 and Type 9 (asset management) Regulated Activities. He was Business Development Director and Responsible Officer with Cheetah Investment Management Limited (US1bn AUM) with responsibility for Investment Management & Advisory and Fund Distribution Business and with responsibilities to implement and execute business development strategy of the company, enhance the company brand, develop new clients, fundraising and marketing company products (hedge funds and other alternative funds) and negotiate agreements with distributors and fund platforms.

Brian was with Tyche Group Limited and Syz & Co (known as Oria Capital) responsible for fundraising and marketing company products (fund of hedge funds) and to implement and revise business development strategy of the company. Founding member of an alternative investment manager focusing on equity and private debt investments in Asia absorbed into a leading global asset manager.



Mr Mario ZHU - Director (Responsible Officer Type 9) 

Mario was previously appointed as Executive Director and Responsible Officer of Brightway Asset Management (BAM) and managed a portfolio fund of over US$100m for over 3 years. Mr. Zhu has over 20 years experience with leading fund management firms and investment banks including Goldman Sachs and Prime Capital Asset Management. He possesses more than 15 years of management experience being appointed both Managing Director and Executive Director of several SFC licensed entities.

His experience includes training, supervising and guiding teams on deal structuring and investment portfolio management. Mario specializes in advising clients on Chinese equities in the consumer, healthcare and selective TMT (Technology, Media and Telecom) sectors

Mario will work together with the management team of CMSC to assist any clients with the following requirements:

Portfolio Strategy Formulation
Investment Idea Generation and Validation
Assist in Portfolio Construction
Provide Risk Management Insights
Formulating a research process
Calibrating and improving our research framework
Provide research ideas and generation

Mario left BAM in 2021 to join CMSC Partners Limited, he is currently appointed as Director and Responsible Officer.



Mr John LAI Koon Ho (Responsible Officer Type 4 & Type 9)

John was previously appointed Responsible Officer of Xen Capital (HK) Limited and co-managed a Cayman Registered PE Fund. He has over 15 years experience in managing various funds and advising on client portfolios. 

He has vast experience in setting up the operational procedures and internal control policy for securities advisory and asset management business such as account opening, KYC, dealing, settlement, FRR and risk management in accordance with the related rules and regulations.

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