Haitong Securities is a leading investment bank and securities firm in China, and the second largest by net assets as at the end of 2014 (RMB 72 billion). Founded in 1988, listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange and the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, its business areas include Securities, Investment Banking, Asset Management and Private Equity. Haitong has over 300 securities branches across China serving over six million retail customers and over 20,000 institutional and high net worth customers. Haitong is the first Chinese investment bank with a global capability operating across developed and emerging markets. It will play a key role building a bridge between Chinese and international markets and creating unique opportunities for its Clients.