Kenny Ho

Managing Partner & Founder

Carret Private Capital


Mr. Kenny Ho is a Founder and Managing Partner of Carret Private Investments, Ltd., the Hong Kong-based affiliate of Carret Asset Management, an SEC registered investment advisor located in New York. Carret Private is a renowned boutique independent asset management firm providing wealth management, principal investing and corporate advisory services to select high net worth families and individuals throughout Asia. Mr. Ho has worked in the banking industry for over 25 years, the last 15 of which in private wealth management. He is recognized as one of the forefathers of wealth management’s open-architecture model and an entrepreneur who has helped to set up two of Asia’s largest wealth management platforms - Credit Suisse and Bank Julius Baer. Prior to Carret Private, Mr. Ho was most recently with Julius Baer where he was one of the core regional executive management members to set up and establish the Asian franchise in 2006. He held various leadership positions at Julius Baer, including Deputy Global Head of Investment Solutions Group, Head of Investment Solution Group for Asia Pacific, member of the Asia Executive Board, and a member of the Bank’s Investment Committee. As Head of Investment Solutions Group Asia Pacific, he managed all of the advisory, discretionary, asset management along with its wealth planning franchises. Prior to Julius Baer, Mr. Ho was on the regional executive committee and the Head of Products for Credit Suisse Hong Kong. He began his career as an Investment Banker at Salomon Brothers where he worked for almost a decade. Previous to that, he worked as a management consultant at McKinsey & Co. Inc. Mr. Ho earned his Master’s of Business Administration degree from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and is an active participant in the Asian business community. He sits on the Board for numerous companies, including being an active member of the Governor’s Advisory Board for the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a member of the Church Council of Christ Church Hong Kong. Mr. Ho has a Bachelors Degree from James Madison University. In 1984, Mr. Ho was a nominated All American in High School soccer. During his senior year, he was voted first team All-Region, first team All-State, first team All-Conference and voted “Delaware High School Player of the Year”. Mr. Ho played Division 1 soccer at James Madison University. He was also a 2-time All-Conference High School tennis player.

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Asia’s Private Clients and the Evolution of Private Market Investments What is the state of demand today in Asia for private market assets, why, and how is the wealth management industry developing its offering? Is now the right time for private clients to diversify further to private equity or debt? Has the supply of funding from all types of sources inclined the game....

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