Company News - 29 January 2018

Davos Focus | AMTD and Caixin Global signed an agreement of strategic cooperation to promote China’s voices across the globe

On January 24, during the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting at Davos, AMTD Group signed strategic partnership agreement with Caixin Global. Both parties will leverage their strengths, resources and channels, utilize the platform of international conferences such as the World Economic Forum, explore cooperation opportunities in international finance and economics and promote China’s influence.

Ms. Li Xin (left), Managing Director of Caixin Global and Mr. Calvin Choi (right), Chairman and President of AMTD Group signed strategic partnership agreement

Caixin is China's most influential financial media group, providing financial news and information services. Caixin Global is the English financial and business information platform of Caixin targeting overseas market, and is a model of Chinese financial media going global, delivering trustworthy, comprehensive and in-depth content to the world. During the 2018 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, AMTD and Caixin Global cooperated, co-established media center and held a series of activities such as “2018 Winter Davos Caixin Global CEO Luncheon”, jointly presenting the most influential Chinese theme in 2018 Winter Davos.

Ms. Li Xin, Managing Director of Caixin Global and the Caixin team visited AMTD Corporate Center accompanied by Mr. Calvin Choi, Chairman and President of AMTD Group and attended the meeting focusing on strategic cooperation. Ms. Li Xin acknowledged the achievements of AMTD and emphasized that AMTD, with the leadership of Mr. Calvin Choi, was developing rapidly and had achieved outstanding accomplishments in global capital markets. AMTD was the first Hong Kong company and one of the very few Chinese companies to establish a corporate center, the AMTD Corporate Center. AMTD also held the first ever “AMTD · Hong Kong Night” in the history of Davos for the past 50 years with the theme of Hong Kong, and invited Mrs. Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, to officiate and deliver a keynote speech, which drew the attention of domestic and international political and business leaders and financial media. It was very challenging for both parties to reach strategic cooperation in a series of activities efficiently with good quality in such a short period of time. This was the first year for AMTD and Caixin Global to cooperate in Winter Davos. Caixin Global looked forward to cooperating with AMTD on more international platforms in the future, exploring cooperation opportunities in international finance and economics and showing the achievements and enchantment of China’s opening-up.

Ms. Li Xin emphasized that this was the first year for AMTD and Caixin Global to cooperate in Winter Davos. Caixin Global looked forward to cooperating with AMTD on more international platforms in the future, exploring cooperation opportunities in international finance and economics and showing the achievements and enchantment of China’s opening-up

Mr. Calvin Choi thanked Caixin for the continuous trust and support. Mr. Calvin Choi said it was a great pleasure to cooperate with Caixin during the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos and promote the most influential Chinese theme together in Winter Davos. As a leading financial institution in Hong Kong and the only Hong Kong – funded financial institution among global strategic partners of the World Economic Forum, AMTD was well acquainted with local cultures while maintaining a global vision, was dedicated to promoting the connection of global capital and resources and establishing an influential and competitive financial institution in the world. AMTD looked forward to seizing the opportunity of the Winter Davos and promoting China’s voices across the world.

Mr. Calvin Choi said he was looking forward to seizing the opportunity of the Winter Davos and promoting China’s voices across the world

Mr. Calvin Choi and Ms. Li Xin signed strategic partnership agreement representing AMTD Group and Caixin Global respectively. Ms. Luo Jiaying, Business Development Director of Greater China Area of Caixin Global, Mr. Lu Wen, International Business Development Associate of Caixin Global, Raymond Yung, Vice Chairman of Global Advisory Committee of AMTD, Mr. Wayne Liu, President Special Assistant of AMTD and Mrs. Alice Zhong, Vice President of Branding and Public Relation of AMTD also attended the ceremony.

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