Qi WangCEO at MegaTrust Investment (HK)
Qi Wang is the founder and CEO of MegaTrust Investment (HK), part of a research-driven, boutique fund manager specializing in China A-shares. MegaTrust Investments was founded in Shanghai, China in 2007 and has approximately US$600 million under management today, with 11 year of proven Alpha generation.
Prior to joining MegaTrust, Qi was the Head of China Index Research at MSCI Inc., a global index and analytics solutions provider. He advised the world’s leading asset owners on global investing, asset allocation, portfolio construction, and risk management etc. In 2014, Qi and his colleagues produced ground-breaking research on factor investing (smart beta) for the Government Pension Investment Fund of Japan (GPIF). He also led the research and consultation on the inclusion of China A-shares in the emerging markets index, making him a highly regarded expert on the globalization of A-shares.
Before joining MSCI, Qi was the Chief Investment Officer at China Everbright Limited, a state-owned financial conglomerate based in Hong Kong. He founded the company’s asset management department with US$1 billion of AUM. Under his leadership, this department became one of the most robust and innovative platforms for cross-border investments in China.
Prior to CEL, Qi was an Investment Director and portfolio manager at hedge fund manager Elliott Advisors, responsible for its fundamental long-short strategy in Asia. He invested broadly in Chinese equities, Asian TMT stocks and Japanese small caps. He made profits in each of 2007-2009 and generated more than +20% return in 2008.
Before joining Elliott, Qi was an equity research analyst for UBS AG in New York and Hong Kong. He co-founded the firm’s Global Tech Strategy Group, and was an author of the award-winning “The Weekly Global Tech Journey”, a think piece on global tech investing.
Qi began his career as a Financial Analyst in the Global Investment Research Department of Goldman Sachs & Co. in New York. His early research focused on a cross-section of growth and value stocks now known as Growth at a Reasonable Price (GARP). He graduated from Colby College with a double major in mathematics and computer science in 1996, and received an electrical engineering degree from Dartmouth College in 1997. Qi has been a CFA charterholder since 2003.