Everbright Securities

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Everbright Securities Company Limited
State-owned enterprise
Industry Securities
Founded 1995
Headquarters Shanghai, People's Republic of China
Area served
People's Republic of China
Key people
Chairman: Mr. Tang Shuangning
Parent China Everbright Group
Website Everbright Securities Company Limited

Everbright Securities Company Limited (SSE: 601788) is one of the largest securities brokerage by assets in China, controlled by state-owned financial conglomerate, China Everbright Group.[1] It was founded in 1996 and is based in Shanghai.[2]

It was listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange in 2009 with capital raising of $10.96 billion yuan. It was the second IPO by a Chinese brokerage, following Citic Securities in 2002.[3]

On 2 February 2015, Everbright Securities Co Ltd announced its agreement to buy Hong Kong conglomerate Sun Hung Kai & Co Ltd's 70 percent stake in its brokerage and wealth management service unit for HK$4.1 billion ($529 million).[4]

As of their June 2015 quarterly filing, Everbright ranks no. 2 of all Chinese companies for net increase from borrowings, net change in cash, and net cash and cash equivalents ending balance. Net cash and cash equivalents ending balance represented over 131% of Everbright's total market cap at the time.[5]