Guotai Junan International Holdings Limited
(Incorporated in Hong Kong with limited liability)
Guotai Junan International Receives Four Awards from "Bloomberg Businessweek" including "Securities Company of the Year"
Gaining Wide Industry Recognition in its Business
[4 May 2017, Hong Kong] Guotai Junan International Holdings Limited (with its subsidiaries, as "Guotai Junan International" or the "Company", Stock code: 1788.HK) is pleased to announce that the Company received the "Excellence Award" in catergories of "Securities Company of the Year", "Corporate Finance" and "Urban Investment Bond" respectively, and "Outstanding Award" in "Derivatives Provider of the Year", in Financial Institution Awards 2017, held by Bloomberg Businessweek / Chinese Edition.
With diversified business lines and innovative products, Guotai Junan International has shifted its focus from the traditional fee-based brokerage to wealth management with a wide range of tailored financial products and services to maximize returns for investors.
The Company has stood out in sustainable development against market fluctuations. In 2016, Guotai Junan International realized significant business growth in corporate finance and financial products,market making and investment business, with revenue generated from corporate finance increased by 62.3% on a year-on-year basis("yoy") while gains from financial products, market making and investments surged by 135.3% yoy. Guotai Junan International completed 47 debt issuances in Hong Kong last year, with income from debt capital markets escalated by 293.6% yoy.
The Company made persistent efforts this year. As of April 30th , we successfully completed 19 debt issuerances, significantly increased from 8 deals of the same period last year. The Company acted as the leading role for 12 deals and assisted clients to raise over HK$ 42 billion in the debt market, which representing a surge of 320% from HK$ 10 billion for the same period last year.
The Company also completed 6 IPO deals during the period, of which we acted as the sponsor for 5 deals. Fund raised from the equity market for our clients was over HK$ 21 billion, significantely surged from HK$ 180 million in compare with the same period 2016.
The Financial Institution Awards, presented by Bloomberg Businessweek, had appraised enterprises in banking, insurance and investment banking sectors through an authoritative evaluation mechanism, and selected prominent players in aspects of market performance, business growth, development and strategy during the year, aiming to motivate the sectors with greater efforts to Hong Kong's economic stability and prosperity. Bloomberg Businessweek / Chinese Edition was first launched in Mainland China in 2011, and in Hong Kong and Taiwan in mid-2013.
About Guotai Junan International Holdings Limited
Guotai Junan International is the market leader and first mover for internationalization of Chinese securities company. The Company is the first Chinese securities broker to list on the Main Board of The Hong Kong Stock Exchange by way of initial public offering. Based in Hong Kong, the Company provides diversified integrated financial services. The five core services include: (i) brokerage, (ii) corporate finance, (iii) loans and financing, (iv) asset management, (v) financial products, market making and investments.
The Company's online trading platform support a total of 8 stock markets, including Hong Kong, USA, UK, Japan, Canada, Singapore, China A share and B share, as well as more than 20 futures and options markets worldwide, providing leveraged foreign exchange trading for 8 currency pairs and 21 cross-currency pairs, inclusive of CNH.
The Company is one of the constituents of HSCI, Hang Seng Composite LargeCap & MidCap Index, FTSE HK index and FTSE HK ex H share index. Guotai Junan International has been assigned "Baa2 / Prime-2" and "BBB / A-2" rating from Moody's Investor Service and Standard & Poor's Global Ratings respectively.
Our controlling shareholder, Guotai Junan Securities Company Limited ("Guotai Junan", Stock Code: 601211.SH; 2611.HK), is one of the China's leading securities houses. In 2015, Guotai Junan was listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange. In April, 2017, it began to be listed on the Main board at Hong Kong Stock Exchange. In 2016, Guotai Junan ranked the second among Chinese brokers in terms of revenue and net profit. Backed by strong operational support, the Company will be able to further explore the HK and the Asia-Pacific market.
For more information about Guotai Junan International: http://www.gtja.com.hk.
For enquiries, please contact:
Guotai Junan International Holdings Limited
Ms. Lydia Zhong +852 2509 2604 [email protected]
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