Futu Holdings Limited ("Futu") (Nasdaq: FUTU) is an advanced fintech company upgrading the investing experience by offering fully digitized financial services in multiple markets. Futu was listed on Nasdaq on March 8, 2019. Futu offers market data, financial news, interactive social features, and investor education on its proprietary one-stop digital platforms Futubull and moomoo. Its subsidiaries provide clients with investing services including trading and clearing services for United States, Hong Kong SAR, China Connect, Singapore, and Australia stocks, margin financing and securities lending, and wealth management. By creating an ecosystem centered around its users, Futu provides connectivity to users, investors, analysts, media, companies, and institutions. Futu also provides Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) solutions, initial public offering (IPO) distribution, and investor relations (IR) and public relations (PR) services through its institutional and corporate services brand, becoming the go-to partner of many well-known companies. Futu Trustee provides one-stop wealth management solutions for corporate clients and high-net-worth individuals and families, and revolutionizes service delivery for ESOP Trust Administration, Family Trust, and Family Office through technology.
Futu's subsidiaries hold the licenses issued by the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong (SFC), including the Type 1 License for dealing in securities, Type 2 License for dealing in futures contracts, Type 3 License for Leveraged Foreign Exchange Trading, Type 4 License for advising on securities, Type 5 License for advising on futures contracts, Type 7 License for providing automated trading services, and Type 9 License for asset management. Its subsidiaries hold memberships with the London Stock Exchange ("LSE") and the LSE’s Turquoise platform, securities and derivatives trading membership with Singapore Exchange (SGX).
Futu's US subsidiaries, solely or collectively, are regulated by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and are members of Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (FINRA), the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC), a member of Depository Trust Company (DTC), National Securities Clearing Corporation (NSCC) and the Options Clearing Corporation (OCC).
In Singapore, Futu's subsidiary has obtained SGX's full memberships, and holds the MAS Capital Markets Services (CMS) licence and Exempt Financial Adviser (EFA) status and Trust Business Licence.
In Australia, Futu's subsidiary holds an Australian Financial Services (AFS) licence issued by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC).
Futu aims to become an influential financial services platform globally, by adhering to the missions of prioritizing users and user experience, driving high innovation across its product upgrade, and enriching products and services offering that meet the evolving needs of investors, companies, and the industry.