It takes between 3-4 weeks to establish a fund on the APA platform. This includes the set-up of the investment mandate, investment management agreement (IMA), investment advisor agreement (IAA) and administration agreement (AA).

Yes, we are able to set up a bank account at the institution of the client’s choice. However, we have preferred banking relationships which can be leveraged providing all relevant documents and evidence are submitted. Please note, we are subject to the institution’s processing and onboarding time which is out of our control.

Yes, our partner, Lazarus Asset Management Ltd is licensed under the SFC in Hong Kong. Through it, we are able to carry out a range of licensed/regulated financial activities.

Yes, you are able to select your own service provider or choose from one of our own trusted partners.

The minimum AUM is US$2M and each initial subscription must be US$100 thousand.

Yes, we can assist in raising funds through our HNW and family office network. We are also linked to several capital introduction groups.


The min is RMB1.2M or equivalent. There is no set maximum amount.

We work with top tier banks in all countries across multiple jurisdictions including HSBC, DBS, Barclays and RBS as well as several Chinese on-shore banks such as BOC, Ping An, Citic Bank and China Merchant Bank.

We engage with a range of stakeholders from HNW individuals, family offices, funds, merchants, and companies looking to expand their cross border payments and payment service providers.

Cross border payments are transacted with regulated partners, customized for each client’s needs.

APA has strategic partners in China who are able to meet with our clients face-to-face.