CICC Celebrated Its 20th Anniversary in New York

(Beijing, China, April 25, 2015) China International Capital Corporation Limited (“CICC”) celebrated the 20th Anniversary of its founding and 5th Anniversary of the opening of CICC US at a series of events in New York City this week. Chairman Xuedong Ding and Chief Executive Officer Mingjian Bi hosted the events.

Founded in Beijing in 1995, CICC is the first joint venture investment bank that has consistently led the development of the investment banking industry in China over the past two decades, and has built its global reputation on the strength of its investment banking, securities, research, investment and wealth management business.

Dr. Henry Kissinger, Ambassador Qiyue Zhang, Former US Secretary of Commerce Mr. Carlos Gutierrez and other 400 distinguished guests attended the CICC 20th Anniversary Reception on April 21, 2015 at Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York.

Chairman Ding highlighted CICC’s achievement in the past 20 years, especially its effort in promoting “leading Chinese companies especially mega-size enterprises to engage deeper and broader in global capital markets, serving international investors for their investment in the Chinese markets, and helping China develop and deepen its own capital markets. Meanwhile, we have actively provided quality professional services to international institutional investors, best sharing our knowledge of China and practice in China’s capital markets through our overseas offices. We are proud that we have successfully helped major investors around the globe better understand China and have positively contributed to further development of China’s capital markets.”

Dr. Henry Kissinger applauded CICC for its pivotal role in the development of the China’s capital markets over the past 20 years.  He said that when he first went to China, China was a country with great need of capital for development. He could not imagine the great developments that have occurred in such a short time. He highlighted how CICC played an important role as a catalyst and intermediary in attracting foreign investment in China, as well as working with many state owned enterprises in their restructuring and listings as public companies.

Ambassador Qiyue Zhang congratulated CICC on its achievements in the past 20 years and gave best wishes to CICC for its further development in international financial community.

At a luncheon hosted by Chairman Ding and attended by the Chairmen and CEOs of some of the world’s leading financial institutions, including KKR, TPG, JP Morgan and Blackstone, Chairman Ding stressed the close ties that CICC has developed with these institutions to collaborate on financial solutions to some of the world’s largest challenges.

As a full service firm, CICC supports its global client base through offices in Mainland China, Hong Kong, New York, London and Singapore.