Quant in Hong Kong

Hi guys this is my first question at WSO so excuse me for inappropriate details.

Do tier 1 quants exist in HK, like Jane Street, Point72, Two Sigma etc.. I'm an HK undergrad and right now I'm very confused about whether there are actual quants at all here because everyone is only talking about either IB or AM. I know that there are some positions offered by Jane Street, but I'm not sure if they're doing the same as their US counterparts. Also, is it conventional to work in say Jane Street's HK branch and get transferred to US HQ?

Additionally, if anyone has the experience, what does it take to do these quant graduate positions in HK? (I imagine it would be a little less hardcore that in the US?)

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Apr 21, 2021 - 1:33pm
jopagaro, what's your opinion? Comment below:

My brother works at citadel and ik his partner studied in Hong Kong and works at the HK branch there, they work together remotely with one in Chicago and the other in HK but ik they are both quants so it's most definitely possible to find work in HK. Best of luck bro

Apr 22, 2021 - 10:58am
KZ_530, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Wow thanks bro! That's exciting news for me. Actually forgot to mention Citadel but that's definitely one of my dream companies. Also do you mind if I PM you for a few short questions? (Noob here so not sure if it's alright to reach out like this on WSO)

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jopagaro, what's your opinion? Comment below:

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