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Milestones

1997
Incorporation of The Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation Limited (the HKMC)

1997
Appointment of the Hon. Donald Y.K. TSANG, JP as Chairman of the HKMC

1997
Commencement of the HKMC’s operations

1997
Launch of Mortgage Purchase Programme

1998
Launch of Fixed Adjustable Rate Mortgage

1999
Launch of Mortgage Insurance Programme
1999
Launch of Guaranteed Mortgage-backed Securitisation Programme

2001
Appointment of the Hon. Antony LEUNG, GBS, JP as Chairman of the HKMC

2001
Debut issue of Retail Bonds under a new mechanism that enables investors to subscribe for the bonds through banks that are appointed by the HKMC as its placing agents

2001
Launch of Bauhinia Mortgage-Backed Securitisation Programme

2002
Launch of Home Owner Mortgage Enhancement Programme

2003
Appointment of the Hon. Henry TANG Ying-yen, GBS, JP as Chairman of the HKMC

2007
Appointment of the Hon. John TSANG Chun-wah, JP as Chairman of the HKMC

2007
Launch of Medium Term Note Programme
2007
Establishment of joint venture to develop mortgage guarantee businesses in Malaysia

2009
Establishment of Risk Division to strengthen risk oversight and management

2009
Establishment of joint venture to develop mortgage guarantee businesses in Shenzhen

2010
Launch of Premium Loan Guarantee Scheme

2011
Launch of SME Financing Guarantee Scheme
2011
Launch of Reverse Mortgage Programme
2012
Launch of Microfinance Scheme
2013
Establishment of Compliance Function for the better management of the legal, regulatory and compliance risks

2015
Launch of Premium Loan Insurance Scheme
2017
Appointment of the Hon. Paul CHAN Mo-po, GBS, MH, JP as Chairman of the HKMC