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|Traded as||SEHK: 165|
|Founded||1 November 1994(as Everbright-IHD)|
|Founder||China Everbright Group|
|Headquarters||Hong Kong S.A.R., |
|Mainland China, Hong Kong|
|Revenue||HK$10.4 billion (2015)|
|HK$1.5 billion (2015)|
|HK$5.1 billion (2015)|
|HK$65.3 billion (2015)|
|HK$39.4 billion (2015)|
|Owner||China Everbright Holdings (49.74%)|
|Footnotes / references|
in a consolidated basis
|China Everbright Limited|
|Literal meaning||China Everbright Holding Limited Company|
China Everbright Limited is a Hong Kong based financial services company in asset management, investment and merchant bank in the Greater China region, including Mainland China and Hong Kong. It is part of the China Everbright Group, a state-owned enterprise operated under the supervision of the State Council of the People's Republic of China (via Central Huijin Investment and the Ministry of Finance).
China Everbright Limited is considered a red chips on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, which refers to the companies incorporated outside mainland China but whose main business is based in mainland China.
The predecessor of the company was founded on 25 August 1972 in Hong Kong as Intercontinental Housing Development Limited, renamed IHD Holdings in 1987. In 1994 it was taken over by China Everbright Group and renamed China Everbright-IHD Pacific Limited. On 18 July 1997, the business inherited from IHD was ended, the company was renamed China Everbright Limited, the current name. On the same day, a 20% stake of China Everbright Bank was injected from the parent company, China Everbright Group, followed by International Bank of Asia on 2 August. On 18 July 1999, Everbright Limited acquired a 49% stake of Everbright Securities from the parent company.
In 2002, a 35% stake of Standard Life (Asia) Limited was sold to Standard Life. In 2003, SeaBright Asset Management Limited was founded, a joint venture with Seagate Global Advisors (Chinese: ?). In 2000s Everbright Limited acted as sponsor in numbers of firm listing in Hong Kong Stock Exchange, for example, Zijin Mining in 2003.
In 2011, a 51% stake of Everbright Securities (International) was sold to Everbright Securities, Everbright Limited remained a minority shareholder of Everbright Securities, while Everbright Group is the largest shareholder.