AMTD Global Accomplished Its Auditor Rotation Method and Appointed Deloitte as Its Independent Registered Community Accounting Company

HONG KONG–(Company WIRE)–AMTD Worldwide Inc. (“AMTD International” or “the Company”), a NYSE and SGX-ST twin-outlined organization, a subsidiary of AMTD Team Corporation Minimal (“AMTD Group”), a foremost in depth economical providers conglomerate, today announced that, helpful on January 22, 2021, the Company has engaged Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu (“Deloitte”) as the Company’s impartial registered general public accounting firm, to rotate out Ernst & Younger (“EY”). This improve was initiated, supervised and authorized by the Audit Committee of the Board to conform with global best methods on auditor independence. EY has served as the unbiased auditor for AMTD Group and its subsidiaries for six consecutive years. The Company’s appointment of Deloitte as its impartial registered community accounting agency is in line with the auditor rotation plan of AMTD Team which covers all of its subsidiaries, such as the Enterprise.

Deloitte has been engaged to audit and report on the consolidated financial statements of the Corporation for the calendar year ended December 31, 2020.

EY has served as AMTD Group’s independent auditor considering the fact that 2014. EY has issued unqualified viewpoints on the Company’s consolidated monetary statements considering that the Company’s inception.

Dr. Feridun Hamdullahpur, Impartial Chairman of the Board and Chairman of the Audit Committee commented, “We at AMTD share a single widespread target and 1 frequent belief with regard to attaining the greatest common in international ideal techniques on company governance, and benchmarking our guidelines and processes to conform with world-wide specifications for company social obligations. As this kind of, the process of rotation of auditors is notably significant to aid our governance prerequisites considering the fact that EY previously served as the unbiased auditor for AMTD Team for 6 consecutive many years. In my ability as Chairman of the Company’s Audit Committee, I applaud the management of AMTD Group for the robustness of the tendering and selection procedures in accordance with the recommendations of the Audit Committee. On behalf of the Audit Committee, we welcome the appointment of Deloitte as the Company’s impartial registered public accounting company for 2020 and glimpse forward to their fresh views. I would also like to thank EY for their skilled products and services and support in excess of the years”.

Prof. Annie Koh, independent Board member and member of the Audit Committee additional, “As a member of the Audit Committee on AMTD Global which has a secondary listing on the SGX, I am happy that the Audit Committee has known as for a tender to rotate the impartial auditor for the Enterprise. We welcome Deloitte as our new impartial registered general public accounting firm and glance forward to doing work closely with them to uphold the governance standards across the two exchanges.”

About AMTD Global Inc.

AMTD Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: HKIB SGX: HKB) is a premier Hong Kong-headquartered economical institution team connecting companies and traders from Asia, which include China and Hong Kong as perfectly as the ASEAN markets with international capital marketplaces. Its comprehensive a person-stop economic assistance solutions tactic addresses unique clients’ assorted and inter-related financial wants across all phases of their life cycles. Leveraging its deep roots in Asia and its one of a kind eco-system — the “AMTD SpiderNet” — the Company is uniquely positioned as an active tremendous-connector involving clients, business associates, investee providers, and traders, connecting the East and the West. For much more information, be sure to pay a visit to or adhere to us on Twitter at “@AMTDGroup.” For the Company’s announcements, be sure to pay a visit to

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