Director, Boustead Capital Markets LLP

David Peerless

Based in London, David Peerless is a Director of Boustead Capital Markets LLP, and is responsible for distribution in the United Kingdom and Europe. 


Mr. Peerless has worked in financial services since 2004, primarily focused on China and Asia, initially in equity research – both on the sell-side and buy-side – and latterly in equity sales. During this time, while based in Shanghai, Hong Kong and London, Mr. Peerless has been involved in IPOs of Chinese companies on London’s AIM Market, the Hong Kong and New York Stock Exchange, and NASDAQ.

Mr. Peerless’ previous experience was as a China-based consultant, working primarily with large multinational clients, including Generali and Procter & Gamble.


As Senior Manager on China’s largest brand protection program on behalf of Procter & Gamble, Mr. Peerless was responsible for managing investigations into counterfeit manufacturing and wholesale, throughout China, in addition to the supply chain. Later, on behalf of Generali, the Italian insurer, Mr. Peerless conducted in-depth analysis into China’s securities, asset management and insurance sectors, and formulated a market entry strategy for fund management products in China.

Fluent in Mandarin Chinese, Mr. Peerless has a MA degree in Chinese from Edinburgh University, studied at the Johns Hopkins Center for Chinese and American Studies in Nanjing, and was awarded his MBA from Manchester Business School. Mr. Peerless has lived and worked in Greater China for more than a decade.  Mr. Peerless is licensed under the Financial Conduct Authority (UK).​

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