Oct 16, 2017 18:26 JST

Source: China Everbright Ltd

Industry Elites to Share Insights into Financial and Investment Megatrends at Everbright Investment Conference 2017 in Hong Kong

HONG KONG, Oct 16, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - China Everbright Limited ("CEL", stock code: 165.HK), the overseas investment flagship of China Everbright Group, will host its Everbright Investment Conference 2017 at Kerry Hotel in Hong Kong on 26 and 27 October 2017.

This year marks the sixth edition of the Everbright Investment Conference, following successful events in Sanya, Xiamen, Shanghai, Chongqing and Qingdao. Leading investors, business leaders and economists will unite under the theme "The Power to Transform" to discuss how Chinese investors and companies can make a difference by capitalising on emerging megatrends in the new global economic conditions. Hong Kong was selected as the Conference site to commemorate CEL's 20th anniversary of establishment in Hong Kong.

Mr CHEN Shuang, executive director and CEO of CEL, Mr LIU Mingkang, former chairman of the China Banking Regulatory Commission, Mrs Laura CHA, chairman of the Financial Services Development Council, Professor LI Zexiang, Chairman of DJI-Innovations and Mr Neil SHEN, global managing partner of Sequoia Capital China, will address the audience as keynote speakers, sharing their insights into the global economy, finance and investment.

Mr Jason JIANG, chairman of Focus Media, Mr ZHANG Ling, chief operating officer of BGI Genomics Co., Ltd., Mr WANG Degen, president of Huaxi Hope Group, and Mr Donald TANG, founder, chairman and CEO of TMP, will lead thematic discussions on "Investment Dynamics Driven by China's Consumer Upgrade".

Mr William ZHAO, CEO of Mashang Consumer Finance Co., Ltd., Mr XU Bing, co-founder and VP of Sense Time Group Inc., Mr DAI Wenyuan, founder and CEO of 4Paradigm, and Mr WANG Yuquan, founder of Haiyin Capital, will lead a discussion on "How Technology Changes the Financial Industry".

To celebrate its 20th anniversary, CEL will also host the "Everbright 20th Anniversary Celebration Cocktail" at the Conrad Hotel Hong Kong on 25 October, where prominent political and business figures will witness an historic moment in the CEL's remarkable development and celebrate its success.

For more information about the Everbright Investment Conference 2017, please visit https://everbright-conference2017.com/.

About China Everbright Limited

China Everbright Limited (CEL, stock code: 165.HK) was established in Hong Kong in 1997 and is China's leading cross-border investment and asset management company. Its parent company is China Everbright Group. CEL manages private equity funds, venture capital funds, industry funds, mezzanine funds, parent funds, fixed income and equity funds. The bank utilises strong private capital and cultivates a number of high-growth-potential enterprises together with its investors. While closely following the development requirements of Chinese companies, it also seamlessly merges the best in overseas technologies with the Chinese market, providing multi-faceted service to Chinese clients involved in overseas investment.

As at the end of June 2017, CEL managed 38 funds and completed fundraising efforts in the amount of HKD 106.6 billion. Through both proprietary funds and the funds it manages, CEL has invested in companies both in China and globally, including China UMS, GDS, Goldwind, CECEP Wind-power Corporation, Nanjing Gaosu Chuandong, HC SemiTek, Beijing Genomics Institute, Betta Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd., Beingmate, Focus Media, iQiYi, Miaopai, Albania Capital Airport, Wish and BEP. It has invested in a total of over 300 companies, covering fields including real estate, pharmaceuticals, new energy, infrastructure, advanced technology, high-level manufacturing, financial technology and cultural consumption. Of these, more than 150 companies have been listed in China or overseas, or were listed and have withdrawn due to mergers and acquisitions.

CEL is the second-largest shareholder of Everbright Securities (stock code: 601788.SH, 6178.HK) and a strategic shareholder of China Everbright Bank (stock code: 601818.SH, 6818.HK). It is also the largest shareholder of Shanghai Jiabao Industry & Commerce Limited (stock code: 600622.SH). On the Hong Kong listing, it is the largest shareholder of China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited (stock code: 1848.HK). On the Singapore listing, it is the second-largest shareholder of Ying Li International Real Estate Limited (stock code: 5DM. SGX). CEL and its subsidiary companies currently have offices in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Tianjin, Singapore and Dublin.

CEL became one of the first Hong Kong stocks to be traded following the launches of the Shanghai-Hong Kong and Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect programmes in April 2014 and December 2016.

CEL adheres to the motto "The Power to Transform". With a firm footing in Hong Kong - a true bridge between east and west - the Group is well positioned to take advantage of the long-term opportunities presented by changes in the Chinese market, respond flexibly, and become a leader in Chinese cross-border investment and asset management.

For more information about CEL, please visit www.everbright.com.

For enquiries, please contact:

Golin Hong Kong
Rebecca Sham
Tel: +852 2501 7952
Email: rsham@golin.com

Gary Lai
Tel: +852 2501 7905
E-mail: glai@golin.com

Source: China Everbright Ltd
Sectors: Daily Finance, Daily News, Funds & Equities

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