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East Asia Qianhai Securities Company Limited Receives License from the CSRC for Commencement of Operation
Issue Date:[2017-12-07]
Hong Kong, 7th December, 2017– The Bank of East Asia, Limited (“BEA”) today announced that East Asia Qianhai Securities Company Limited (“EA Qianhai Securities”), having obtained clearance from the China Securities Regulatory Commission (“CSRC”) for all relevant onsite examinations following nearly six months of preparatory works, has been granted a Securities and Futures Business License on 4th December, 2017.

The CSRC approved the establishment of EA Qianhai Securities by BEA and other corporate shareholders on 19th June, 2017. BEA is the largest shareholder of EA Qianhai Securities with a 49% interest.

EA Qianhai Securities is incorporated in Qianhai, Shenzhen with issued capital of CNY1.5 billion. EA Qianhai Securities is one of the few fully licensed securities companies established under Supplement X of the Mainland and Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (“CEPA 10”).

Mr. Brian Li, Executive Director & Deputy Chief Executive of BEA said: “BEA will leverage its broad customer base, rich experience in global business operations, and effective risk management capabilities to support the growth of EA Qianhai Securities, and act as a positive force in deepening financial cooperation between Shenzhen and Hong Kong.”

The scope of services offered by EA Qianhai Securities includes securities brokerage, underwriting, asset management, and proprietary trading. EA Qianhai Securities will fully capitalise on the opportunities arising from the continuing transformation of the Mainland’s capital markets, and will leverage both online channels and physical outlets to build and develop its customer base.

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About East Asia Qianhai Securities Company Limited

 

EA Qianhai Securities is incorporated in Qianhai, Shenzhen with issued capital of CNY1.5 billion. EA Qianhai Securities offers a range of services including securities brokerage, securities underwriting, securities asset management, and proprietary securities trading.


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