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DBS receives approval to establish joint venture securities company in China

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DBS Group today announced that it has received approval from the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) to establish DBS Securities (China) Limited, a joint venture securities company in which DBS Group will have a controlling stake.

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DBS Securities will be an important part of DBS Group’s strategy in China. Businesses that it will engage in include brokerage, securities investment consulting, securities underwriting and sponsorship, as well as proprietary trading. DBS Securities is committed to providing best-in-class onshore products and services for domestic and international customers.

Piyush Gupta, CEO of DBS Group said, “We are very pleased to receive CSRC approval to establish DBS Securities. This year marks the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between China and Singapore. Likewise, DBS Group has been supporting China’s financial development in the past 30 years. The ability to set up a securities company in China represents yet another key milestone, enabling us to make available the best of DBS’ capabilities and offerings, and provide customers in China with a full range of onshore and offshore financial services.”

Neil Ge, China head of DBS Group said: “The establishment of DBS Securities will further support the long-term sustainable development of DBS Group in China and meet the changing needs of customers in multiple aspects. With the continuous expansion of DBS’ onshore business platforms, the Group is committed to providing more comprehensive financial services to Chinese customers.”

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Overview of DBS Securities
Company Name: DBS Securities (China) Limited
Registered location: Shanghai, China
Registered capital: 1.5 billion (RMB)
Company shareholders and capital ratio:
DBS Bank Ltd. (51%)
Donghao Lansheng Investment Management Co., Ltd. (24.67%)
Shanghai Huangpu Investment Holdings (Group) Co., Ltd. (13.33%)
Shanghai Huiyang Asset Management Co., Ltd. (6.5%)
Shanghai Huangpu Guidance Fund Equity Investment Co., Ltd. (4.5%)

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