Francis Chan is an analyst covering Asian Financials for Bloomberg Intelligence, a real-time interactive research platform available on the Bloomberg Professional services at BI <GO>. The BI global team covers more than 125 industries globally, including over 40 with Asia specific data and content under major sectors including Communications, Consumer, Energy, Financials, Health Care, Industrials, Materials and Technology.
Francis joins Bloomberg from ABCI Securities where he served as senior vice president of research for Chinese financials. Francis has covered the Asian financial sector for more than 15 years, having held various senior analyst roles at both buy- and sell-side firms such as Bear Stearns, MF Global and Mirae Asset Management. At MF Global, Francis was head of Asian insurance research and previously served as vice president of banking and insurance research at Bear Stearns.
Francis holds a bachelor of arts in Japanese Studies from the University of Hong Kong and a master of business administration in finance and accounting from the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. He speaks fluent Mandarin, Cantonese and Japanese.