China Merchants Securities

    China Merchants Securities Co., Ltd. (CMS) history, profile and corporate video

       China Merchants Securities Co., Ltd. (CMS) is a security trading and brokerage company headquartered in Shenzhen, China.

       China Merchants Securities was founded in 1991 and is a member of the China Merchants Group.

       In 2009, China Merchants Securities was listed on the main board of the Shanghai Securities Exchange.

       In 2016, the company was listed on the main board of Hong Kong Exchanges.


       China Merchants Securities operates through the followings business segments: Wealth-Management and Institutional business, Investment Banking, Investment Management, Investment and Trading.

    Wealth-Management and Institutional business

       In the Wealth-Management and Institutional business segment, the company trades stocks, funds, bonds, futures and other derivatives. It also provides investment research, sales and trading, prime brokerage and other services for a variety of institutions such as funds and insurance companies.

    Investment banking

       In the Investment banking segment, the company provides domestic and international investment banking services to its corporate clients, including domestic and international equity financing, debt financing, structured financing, over-the-counter (OTC) listing, financial advisory, and other services.

    Investment Management

       In the Investment Management segment, the company provides investment management services, including collective asset management, separately managed accounts, specialized asset management, equity investment fund management, and earns management fees and performance fees.

    Investment and Trading

       In the Investment and Trading segment, the company engages in proprietary trading and market-making business in relation to equity and fixed-income securities, commodities, alternative investment and other derivatives as well as OTC financial products to earn investment income.

       The company wholly owns CMS International, CMS Asset Management, China Merchants Futures, CMS Zhiyuan, China Merchants Investment, and is a shareholder of Bosera Funds and China Merchants Fund.

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       With over 9,000 employees and more than 100 branch offices, China Merchants Securities Company Limited (CMS) is considered one of China’s largest investment banks. According to Forbes, it is considered one of the Top 2000 Largest Public Companies in the World.

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