Kaufmann-Rothstein International Expands Business Presence in Asia; Works to Acquire Hong Kong Stock Exchange Membership

Kaufmann-Rothstein International, a leading provider of trading services related to commodity futures and brokerage, is now invading Asia Pacific Region via business presence expansion with newly built office in Hong Kong.

Haarlem, Netherlands, July 07, 2011 --(PR.com)-- In relation to this, Kaufmann-Rothstein International is also in the process of completing its regulatory requirements for its membership to Hong Kong Stock Exchange to acquire more and direct access to both financial and commodity markets as well as to strengthen its trading commitment to this region.

“Most of our Asian clients want a direct access to our global platform and through our new office in Hong Kong we are able to provide those services they wanted across the entire Asian region,” said Lindsay Kornemann, the firm’s Chief Operation Officer. “Our efforts of acquiring membership to Hong Kong Stock Exchange is as significant as our endeavor to promote our business presence in this region and with the support of our outstanding talents committed to providing unmatched trading services for Asian market participants, we are well-positioned to offer trading opportunities across Asia.”

In consonance with the establishment of Hong Kong office, Kaufmann-Rothstein International has also expanded its Hong Kong-based Brokerage Team with the appointment of Mr. Hector Zheng as the Executive and Managing Director for Hong Kong office. Prior to his appointment as Executive Director for Hong Kong office, Zheng has held various roles both in financial and securities market sectors such as South China securities and HSBC securities. Zheng has graduated from Newcastle University in United Kingdom.

Commenting on the Asian expansion of Kaufmann-Rothstein International, Kornemann remarked: “Hong Kong is one of the most significant strategic markets in Asian Pacific Region. Our new Hong Kong office is considered as our gateway towards the rest of Asian marketplaces. Our ongoing workforce expansion in Hong Kong also forms part our consolidated efforts of strengthening our on-the-ground presence with local expertise merged with Kaufmann-Rothstein International‘s proven and tested model of highly improved trading execution and value added services.”

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Paul Reeves