Established in March 2015, SPDB International Holdings Limited (“SPDBI”) is the offshore investment bank wholly-owned by Shanghai Pudong Development Bank Co., Ltd. (abbreviated as “SPD Bank”), playing an important role in SPD Bank’s aspiration to become an international commercial bank with investment banking capabilities.

SPDBI has three wholly-owned subsidiaries in Hong Kong as well as several offshore and onshore SPVs and subsidiaries, to facilitate its management and investment operations. To implement its overall business strategy and to seize valuable market opportunities, SPDBI focuses in the development of corporate finance, global capital markets, securities brokerage, asset management and direct investment businesses, aiming to deliver one-stop financial solutions to our customers.

Scope of Business and Strategic Position

As an integrated investment banking platform of SPD Bank, SPDBI is currently licensed under the SFC to conduct Type 1 (Dealing in Securities), Type 4 (Advising on Securities), Type 6 (Advising on Corporate Finance), and Type 9 (Asset Management) regulated activities. As an important internationalization strategy of the SPDB Group’s corporate finance, securities, one-stop wealth management and global asset management platform, SPDB International is committed to developing diversified financial services and gradually providing advanced, collaborative, multi-level and comprehensive financial services to meet customer needs.

Future Prospects

From Hong Kong, a global financial centre with an open regulatory environment and a major offshore RMB centre, SPDBI is poised to fully take advantage of the synergy between mainland and overseas markets, to create ever greater success with our clients and partners through our professional expertise in the global financial markets.

Introduction to SPD Bank

Shanghai Pudong Development Bank Co., Ltd. (abbreviated as “SPD Bank”) was founded on August 28, 1992 with the approval of the People’s Bank of China and started its operation on January 9, 1993. As a nationwide joint-stock commercial bank based in Shanghai, it was listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange in 1999 (Stock Code: 600000). Registered capital of the Bank stands at RMB 29.352 billion. With its outstanding performance record and reputed integrity, SPD Bank has become a highly regarded listed company in the securities market of China.

Being committed to its core value of “holding to integrity and striving for excellence”, SPD Bank has made relentless efforts in expanding its capital base and strengthening its business through financial innovation. In May 2020, the Bank ranked 65th on the Forbes’ Global 2000 list, being 16th among Chinese companies and 9th among Chinese banks. In July, according to The Banker’s Top 1000 World Banks, SPD Bank was ranked 20th in terms of tier 1 capital and 7th among Chinese banks, demonstrating its overall competitiveness.