Peak Re Recruits M&A Specialist

5 Feb 2015

Peak Reinsurance Company Ltd (“Peak Re”), the Hong Kong-based reinsurer, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jackie Wong as Senior Vice President Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A). Ms. Wong will be working closely with Peak Re’s senior management team to explore strategic opportunities and new business areas for the group.

Ms. Wong, with a track record in investment banking, brings to Peak Re a wealth of experience and knowledge of the insurance and reinsurance industry, having led on several notable insurance M&A transactions in the region. She also regularly advised multinational and regional insurance companies on M&A and capital markets transactions.

Franz Hahn, CEO of Peak Re, commented: “With her experience and expertise in the financial services industry, Jackie will be a valued member of our team as we seek to explore fresh and sustained growth in new markets. She is yet another excellent addition to the exceptional talent that we have here at Peak Re.”

Prior to joining Peak Re, Ms. Wong was the Vice President of Financial Institutions Group, Investment Banking at Barclays Hong Kong office specializing in insurance M&A and capital markets transactions.  She also worked at Barclays New York office where she covered insurance and reinsurance clients in North America.

Ms. Wong holds an MBA in Finance and Accounting and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics.

About Peak Re

Peak Re is headquartered in Hong Kong with an initial capital base of US$550 million. It is authorized by the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance of Hong Kong and is rated “A-” by A.M. Best, a leading international insurance industry credit rating agency.

The Company is backed by Fosun International Limited and the International Finance Corporation, member of the World Bank Group, who have respectively invested 85.1% and 14.9% in the Company.

Peak Re offers reinsurance treaty services globally covering a range of lines, tailor-making risk transfer and capital management vehicles to best fit clients’ needs.


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