BANDS Financial Limited

BANDS Financial Limited is a leading commodity and financial futures broker based in Hong Kong. Our client base is extensive, based in Chicago, London, Singapore and Hong Kong. At BANDS Financial, we guide our clients within the fast-evolving east-west dynamic and provide the tools to enable them to profit from the opportunities it creates. Consequently, most of our clients execute arbitrage strategies combining the mainland markets in Shanghai, Dalian, and Zhengzhou with the international marketplaces of CME, ICE, LME, SGX, and HKEX. At BANDS we consider ourselves Asia-centric but with a global outlook.

BANDS Financial Limited is regulated by the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission.

BANDS Risk Management Limited

Based in Hong Kong, BANDS Risk Management is a private company engaged in consulting and seeking opportunities in partnership with its clients.

BANDS Risk Management has a money lenders license as provisioned under the Hong Kong Money Lenders Ordinance.

BANDS (Shanghai) Investment Management Co., Ltd.

BANDS Shanghai is a Wholly Foreign Owned Enterprise (WFOE) established in Shanghai as authorized by Chinese company law.

BANDS Capital Management Limited

BANDS Capital Management Limited, the asset management platform of BANDS Group, is dedicated to offering comprehensive and multi-strategy asset management solutions to its esteemed clientele. BANDS Capital's flagship fund, BANDS Growth OFC, is a long-biased equity fund with a focus on high-potential stocks across mainland China, Hong Kong, and the U.S., underpinned by robust macroeconomic analysis and a commitment to the principles of fundamental analysis. Through meticulous bottom-up stock selection, the fund targets investments with high certainty and robust growth prospects.

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John Browning

Founding Partner and Managing Director

John was elected as a Board Member of the London Metal Exchange and served as Chairman of its Ecommerce Committee between 2002-2004 and is widely acknowledged for establishing the LME electronic trading platform. He was Head of Commodity Ecommerce for Barclays Capital in London from 2004-2007. He moved to Hong Kong in 2008 as Head of Metals Hong Kong for Newedge, where he designed and implemented the first futures arbitrage trading platform connecting both the international and the Chinese markets. He was then appointed Managing Director and Head of Commodity Futures of Jefferies Hong Kong. John and Tiger jointly founded BANDS in October 2015.

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Tiger Shi

Founding Partner and Chief Executive Officer

Tiger started his career in China’s State Reserve Bureau, leaving to join Sempra Metals, a subsidiary of Sempra Energy. He founded CITIC Newedge Futures in 2008, one of only three Sino-foreign futures joint ventures in China at the time. Before establishing BANDS, Tiger held several senior positions in international financial institutions, including Managing Director and Head of Commodity Futures for Jefferies in Asia and Head of Metals for Newedge in Asia. Tiger and John Browning jointly founded BANDS in October 2015. In 2020 Tiger was invited to join the User Committee of the London Metal Exchange where he hopes to voice the interests of the metals trading community particularly from an Asian perspective.