Sponsors & Partners
China Construction Bank
China Construction Bank Corporation, headquartered in Beijing, is a leading large-scale commercial bank in China. Its predecessor, China Construction Bank, was established in October 1954. It was listed on Hong Kong Stock Exchange in October 2005 (stock code: 939) and the Shanghai Stock Exchange in September 2007 (stock code: 601939). At the end of 2021, the Bank’s market capitalisation reached US$175,302 million, ranking sixth among all listed banks in the world. The Group ranks second among global banks by Tier 1 capital.
The Bank provides customers with comprehensive financial services, including personal banking, corporate banking,investment and wealth management. With 14,510 banking outlets and 351,252 staff members, the Bank serves hundreds of millions of personal and corporate customers. The Bank has subsidiaries in various sectors, including fund management, financial leasing, trust, insurance, futures, pension and investment banking, and has nearly 200 overseas entities covering 31 countries and regions.
The Bank proactively practices “New Finance”, and fully promotes the implementation of the “Three Major Strategies” of house rental, inclusive finance and FinTech. By adhering to the digitalised operation strategy of “building ecologies,setting up scenarios and expanding user base”, the Bank strives to achieve a breakthrough at the Customer Community with its root deeply planted among the general public so as to serve as a “warm and cosy” bank for the ordinary people. Moreover, the Bank focuses on empowering the Business Community, so as to create an ecology featuring co-existence and co-prosperity and become a lifetime partner of its corporate customers. Furthermore, the Bank promotes its connection with the Government Community, striving to support social governance so as to become a national trusted financial pillar.
Adhering to the “market-oriented, customer-centric” business concept, the Bank is committed to developing itself into a world class banking group with top value creation capability. The Bank strives to achieve the integration of short-term and long-term benefits, and the synthesis of business goals and social responsibilities objectives, so as to maximise the value for its stakeholders including customers, shareholders, associates and society.
Ping An Bank
About Ping An Bank
Ping An Bank (SZ000001) is a nationwide joint-stock commercial bank headquartered in Shenzhen. Its predecessor, Shenzhen Development Bank, is the first nationwide joint-stock bank listed in the Chinese mainland. Ping An of China, together with its majority-owned subsidiary Ping An Life Insurance of China, is the controlling shareholder of Ping An Bank. As of the end of 2021, Ping An Bank had 40,651 employees and provided clients with diversified financial services through 109 branches and 1,177 outlets.
Bank of Beijing
Bank of Beijing is a Sino-foreign joint stock commercial bank established in 1996. Relying on the prosperous domestic economy, the bank has achieved several milestones, including introducing overseas strategic investors, public listing, and geographic expansion. Currently, the Bank has set up over 680 branches in not only over 10 domestic major cities, but also in Hong Kong and the Netherlands. On the latest World Top1000 Banks list, the Beijing ranks No.61 in terms of tier1 capital. The success of Bank of Beijing has established a classic development pattern for small- and medium-sized banks.
WeBank Co., Ltd. (“WeBank”) is the first digital bank in China and a world’s leading digital bank. Launched in 2014, WeBank adheres to the mission “Better Banking for All”. WeBank provides more convenient financial services to micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) and the general public, and continuously improves the quality of services in response to customers’ specific needs.
WeBank is committed to providing inclusive financial products for the general public and small- and micro-sized enterprises. We have currently formed a matrix of financial products including Weilidai, Weichedai (auto finance), and the WeBank App, which provide fundamental financial services such as account opening, account management including savings, wealth management, loans and lines of credit, payment service, and so on. WeBank has provided inclusive financial services to more than 340 million individual customers.
WeBank keeps stepping up financial support for the real economy, by giving priority to supplying credit to privately-owned MSMEs. Weiyedai, WeBank’s contactless unsecured online loan product to serve the need of businesses for working capital, reaches nearly 2.8 million MSMEs.
WeBank focuses on innovation and technology. As the first commercial bank to obtain the national high-tech enterprise certification in China, WeBank has already filed over 3,000 patent applications accumulatively, including 632 patent applications in 2019, ranking top of the global banking industry. WeBank is also at the top of the industry in core technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, cloud computing and big data.
As one of the top 100 banks in China, WeBank also ranks 331 in Top 1000 World Banks by The Banker. WeBank has been called “the world’s leading digital bank” by Forrester. In addition, Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s have given WeBank “A3” and “BBB+” ratings respectively.
Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF)
Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF) was established at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) inApril 2009 by the Shanghai Municipal Government. With the mission of becoming a world-class institution of research and advanced learning in finance and management, SAIF is committed to developing top talent and cutting-edge knowledge in finance, with a focus on Chinese markets and their global connections. SAIF is accredited by AACSB international and is among the youngest AACSB-accredited business schools in the world.