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Participating Employers

Financial institutions meeting the eligibility criteria and able to offer meaningful WAM-related work assignments ranging from 4 to 8 weeks in the WAM sector are welcome to participate. The internship positions offered should be able to facilitate student interns' understanding of the various functional roles in the WAM sector.

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Eligibility (PE)

Companies or organisations from the following WAM sub-sectors may apply to offer internship positions under the SIP as Participating Employers (“PEs”) :-


  1. financial institutions licensed with or registered by the :-
    1. Securities and Futures Commission under the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Cap.571) to carry out
      1. Type 4 (advising on securities) regulated activity; or
      2. Type 9 (asset management) regulated activity;
    2. Hong Kong Monetary Authority; or
  2. insurers authorised or insurance intermediaries licensed under the Insurance Ordinance (Cap.41); or
  3. Firms or corporate practices registered with the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants; or
  4. Trust companies registered under Part 8 of the Trustee Ordinance (Cap. 29); or
  5. Trustees approved by the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority under the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Ordinance (Cap. 485); or
  6. Trusts or company service providers licensed by the Companies Registry under the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing Ordinance (Cap. 615)


For group companies, if the parent group or one of the subsidiaries (which is not listed above) intends to be the employer of the student intern but assign the intern to work for a subsidiary company (which meets the eligibility), such companies can participate in the SIP provided that they can furnish proof that the subsidiaries and the parent group are under the same group companies.  Participating employers should indicate such an arrangement clearly at the time of application; or else the honorarium claim of the internship position may not be approved.

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The HKSAR Government will subsidise the participating employers up to 75% or HK$7,000 (whichever is lower) of the honorarium paid to the student intern on a 4-week basis, up to a maximum of 8 weeks per year for each student intern. 

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SIP 2020: List of Participating Employers

A50 Capital Partners Limited
Arkkan Capital Management Limited
Avenue Asset Management Limited
AXA Investment Managers Asia Limited
Bank of Communications (Hong Kong) Limited
BCT Group - BCT Financial Limited
BCT Group - Bank Consortium Trust Company Limited
Beevest Securities Limited
BOCI-Prudential Trustee Limited
Carret Private Capital Limited
CASH Wealth Management Limited
Chief Securities Limited
China Life Franklin Asset Management Co., Limited
China Silver Asset Management (Hong Kong) Limited
Chocolate Asset Management Limited
Convoy Asset Management Limited
CSOP Asset Management Limited

Forthright Securities Company Limited

Hong Kong Asset Management Limited
Hung Sing Asset Management Limited
IM Capital Partners Limited
Invesco Hong Kong Limited
JW Capital Limited
KBR Fund Management Limited
Keptain Securities and Asset Management Limited
Legg Mason Asset Management Hong Kong Limited
Maunakai Capital Partners (Hong Kong) Limited
Niatross Investments Limited
One Asset Management (HK) Company Limited
Oxbow Capital Management (HK) Limited
Penjing Asset Management (Asia) Limited
PineBridge Investments Asia Limited
Poincare Capital Management Limited
Prudence Investment Management (Hong Kong) Limited
Quantbot Technologies (HK), Limited
Reliance International Financial Planners Limited
Seazen Resources Asset Management Limited
Sectoral Asset Management Limited
Silverhorn Investment Advisors Limited
Surich Asset Management Limited
Trends Asset Management Limited
Venture Smart Asia Limited
Vico Capital Limited
Zentrum Capital Advisors Limited