HONG KONG, Aug 19, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - Co-organised by China Everbright Limited ("CEL", stock code: 165.HK), CEL Catalyst China Israel Fund, Cukierman & Co. Investment House Limited and YAFO Capital, "GoforIsrael - The 16th China-Israel Investment Summit Forum" will be held in Shanghai on 20th September 2016.
GoforIsrael has successfully been held in Israel for the last 15 years and is one of Israel's most influential international investment conferences. In previous years, the conference welcomed several Heads of States, including previous Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, current Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and former French President Nicolas Sarkozy.
This year's conference would be held outside of Israel for the first time and have received support from both Israeli and local Chinese government. Influential and renowned guests including Mr. Chen Shuang, Executive Director and CEO of CEL, Mr. Antony Leung, Chairman and CEO of Nan Fung Group, Mr. Ronnie Chan, Chairman of Hang Lung Group and Mr. Yair Shamir, former Minister of Agriculture will attend the Forum. The Forum will also bring together more than 1,000 guests from global/Chinese enterprises, investment institutions and government agencies.
CEL established the "CEL Catalyst China Israel Fund" with Israeli PE firm Catalyst in 2014. The fund invests in innovative Israeli enterprises and supports such companies' developments in China.
Business cooperation and investments between China and Israel have grown rapidly in recent years, especially in the high-tech sector. Matching with the current market environment, following topics will be discussed at the Forum:
- Opportunities and highlights of mergers and acquisitions between Chinese and Israeli enterprises- Investment opportunities in Israeli high-tech sector (especially in medical science and technology and TMT)- Cooperation between China and Israel on China's "One Belt, One Road" strategy- One-on-one investment meetings between Chinese investors and Israeli high-tech enterprises (more than 100 Israeli advanced technology enterprises will participate in the forum)
To enroll for the event and for more information about GoforIsrael, please visit: www.goforisrael.com.
About China Everbright Limited
China Everbright Limited ("CEL", stock code: 165.HK) was established at Hong Kong in 1997, CEL persistently pursues its "Macro Asset Management" strategy, with specific focuses on cross-border asset management and investment business. Over the past years, CEL manages series of private equity funds, venture capital funds, sector focus funds, mezzanine funds, hedge funds and principal investment as operated via an international management platform, and provides overseas investors with opportunities to explore and invest in companies with fast growing potential in Mainland China. On the other hand, CEL also seeks investment opportunities from overseas and provides diversified financial services for its clients in Mainland China. As of 31 December 2015, CEL's total fundraising scale reached over HK$49 billion, with a total of 31 funds.
China Everbright Limited, being a member of China Everbright Group, is the second largest shareholder of Everbright Securities (stock code: 601788.SH, 6178.HK), a strategic shareholder of China Everbright Bank (stock code: 601818.SH, 6818.HK), the single largest shareholder of the Hong Kong-listed China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited (stock code: 1848.HK) and the second largest shareholder of the Singapore-listed Ying Li International Real Estate Limited (stock code: 5DM. SGX).
After the launch of "Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect" on 10 April 2014, CEL becomes one of the first batch of specific stocks listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong which can be directly traded by Mainland investors.
Through upholding the philosophy of "Making Wealth Simple", CEL leverages on its own substantial financial strength, as well as the position and influence of China Everbright Group and its affiliated companies in the financial industry in China, and has successfully built huge cross-border social and business networks in Hong Kong and the Mainland, and established a reputable image in the market.
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