KGI Securities, a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Development Financial (CDF), is a market leader in a range of areas, including brokerage, investment banking, fixed income, proprietary trading, wealth management and a variety of derivatives products. Besides brokerage, KGI Securities dominates in investment banking, as investment banking and direct investment, both major businesses of CDF, are highly complementary. Other business units, including fixed income, derivatives, and institutional equity, have come to represent the standard to which the broader industry aspires, with these units garnering various awards locally and internationally over the years. In the proprietary trading of equities and fixed income, KGI has succeeded in the pursuit of absolute profit by adhering to stringent risk management principles.
By integrating the resources of its local subsidiaries, KGI Futures, KGI Securities Investment Trust, KGI Securities Investment Advisory, KGI Insurance Brokers, and KGI Venture Capital, KGI can provide clients with futures trading, mutual funds, insurance products, asset management services, and direct equity investment. In addition to Taiwan, KGI Securities has a presence in Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore, and China. With an overseas profits weighting of over 20%, KGI is one of few Taiwanese securities firms with successful operations overseas.
Satisfied customers and outstanding operating performance have earned KGI Securities many awards over the years, including Best Local Broker, Best Bond House, and Best Investment Bank in Taiwan from international finance media outlets such as Asiamoney, Finance Asia, and The Asset, and from stock exchanges in Taiwan.
In 2014, KGI was awarded Best Investment Bank and Best Equity House in Taiwan by Finance Asia. It was also awarded No. 1 in SPO (Seasoned Public Offering) Fund-Raising by the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE), and No. 1 in Listing Advisory Service and No. 2 in the Emerging Stock Market Making by the GreTai Securities Market (GTSM). In 2013, we were awarded No. 1 in IPO Fund-raising, No. 1 in SPO Fund-Raising and No. 2 in Market Value in IPO by the TWSE, and also received awards for Most IPO Cases in the GTSM and Registrations in the Emerging Stock Market from the GTSM.