BOC International Holdings Limited (“BOCI”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bank of China Limited (“BOC”), is positioned to serve as the key platform for BOC’s investment banking business. While BOCI was incorporated in Hong Kong on 10 July 1998, its predecessor China Development Finance Company (HK) Limited was established in 1979.
In February 2002, BOCI promoted and established BOC Internatinal (China) Limited in Shanghai in partnership with China National Petroleum Corp, State Development & Investment Corp, Hongta Tobacco (Group) Ltd, China General Technology (Group) Holdings Ltd and Shanghai State-owned Assets Operations Co Ltd. It was the first Sino-foreign joint-venture securities firm to be granted a general securities license for Renminbi-denominated ordinary shares (Class A shares). In 2006, BOC Internatinal (China) Limited was qualified as an innovative securities provider by China Securities Regulatory Commission.
Leveraging on the valuable combination of its penetrating insights into the China market and a profound understanding of the global markets, BOCI continues to benefit monumental growth under the PRC’s economic reform, building itself as the trusted expert on the PRC market. BOCI stands out as the authoritative player with excellent performance and extensive influence in the capital markets of China and Hong Kong in a number of areas, including products and services, business structure, sales network, track record and hands-on experience in capital market operations. Strongly upholding the philosophy of providing customer-oriented services and creating value for its customers, BOCI possesses an internationalized organizational framework for its investment banking segment that highlights the best practices of the industry. Coupled with an international presence in different global and regional financial centres such as New York, London, Hong Kong, Singapore, Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Chongqing, BOCI boasts an extensive sales network that encompasses capital markets in both China and overseas, synergizing with the global business network of BOC Group.
With our team of financial professionals that combine international vision and extensive experience in the local markets, BOCI is well-positioned to offer its domestic and overseas clients a wide range of comprehensive investment banking services, including corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions, financial advisory, equity securities, fixed income, derivative products, private wealth management, asset management, private equity as well as leveraged and structured finance.