Burgess partners Starship Yachts in Hong Kong, Macau
The global brokerage house has expanded its network of partnerships in Asia, appointing Edwin Ho as Burgess’ Chief Representative in the markets.
Burgess in Asia and Starship Yachts have signed a partnership agreement for Hong Kong and Macau, with Starship Yachts’ owner and CEO Edwin Ho becoming Burgess’ Chief Representative for the two markets.
“We are delighted to partner with Burgess as they bring exceptional expertise and experience in the superyacht market globally, which we are excited to tap and bring to our clients interested in exploring the larger yachts segment,” said Ho, who founded Starship in 1994.
Jean-Marc Poullet, Chairman of Burgess in Asia, said: “Having been a pioneer of the Asia yachting industry and part of it for almost 30 years, Edwin is one of the most experienced and respected yachting professionals in Asia and we are delighted to welcome Starship Yachts and him to the Burgess family.”
Burgess started its Asia operation in 2015 and other partners in Asia include Lyu Company (Lyu Kamikage) in Japan, Boat Lagoon Yachting (Vrit Yongsakul and Alister Brunskill) in Thailand/Singapore, and Marine Solutions (Anju and Gautama Dutta) in India. It has transacted 31 yachts for clients in Asia, averaging 50m (160ft) in length.
Starship Yachts has a long history of selling superyachts as the Ferretti Group dealer for Hong Kong and Macau, while the company’s portfolio also includes Cranchi, WiderCat and Zodiac.