Ren Zhong

Main Sponsor

  • Non-executive Chairman of ICH Gemini.
  • Chairman of Yangzijiang Shipbuilding (Holdings) Limited.
  • Prominent leadership with more than 40 years experience in shipping building and marine sector.
  • Ranked Top 100 in Forbes Chinese Fortune List.
  • Ranked Top 10 in Forbes Chinese Philanthropist List.
  • Awarded Top Chinese Entrepreneur by Ernest & Young Global Entrepreneur Grand Prize.
  • Diploma in Economy and Certified Economist in China.

CEO & Sponsor

Qualifications and Professional Affiliations

  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
  • Bachelor of Business, Nanyang Technological University (graduating at the top of his class)
  • Certified  Independent Director (Shanghai and Shenzhen Stock Exchange)


Core Expertise and Experience

Vincent has vast experience at the top-level M&A and IPO deals throughout Asia and has been a China specialist for equity deals since 2000.

Before joining ICH in 2000, Vincent was Director at UBS Warburg in Hong Kong and Singapore where he had responsibility for investment banking activities for Transport, Leisure and Hotels in Asia. Vincent was actively involved in the USD230 million ECB for United Communications PLC (Thailand), USD200 million ECB for the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and, Valuation and IPO advisory for PT Ciputra Development, Malaysia Airports, SMRT, Raffles Holdings etc.

Vincent is one of the pioneers for China listing in Singapore and his recent transactions include Trigiant Group Ltd (HK$300 m), Yangzijiang Shipbuilding (S$1.085m), Xinren Aluminum (S$109m), Sinostar PEC (S$62m), China Sunsine (S$56m), Sunvic Chemical (S$50m), Sunmart  Holdings (S$26m) and CMZ Holdings  (S$18m) Prior to UBS, he worked for JP Morgan and DBS Bank.

Vincent was awarded the Top 10 Financial Person in China for 2007 and one of the Top Overseas Chinese Financier by the Chinese Government in 2008.

Senior Partner & Sponsor

Qualifications and Professional Affiliations

  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
  • Fellow Member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), UK
  • Member of Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants
  • Bachelor in Engineering., University of Shanghai for Science and Technology


Core Expertise and Experience

Frank Xu has extensive experience in corporate advisory and investments in Asia, primarily Singapore and China. He possesses successful track records in IPO, fundraising, restructuring, financial and strategic consulting etc.

Prior to joining ICH, Frank Xu held a senior role in the corporate finance department of Philips Securities Pte Ltd in the earlier years. He led and managed some IPO projects and the industries comprised of textile, environmental protection, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, and etc.

Frank Xu holds MBA of NUS and was awarded the Xian Janssen Scholarship 2000. He is also a FCCA (UK) and Chartered Accountant (Singapore).