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Why CITIC Securities for Investment Banking? / Overview of CITIC Securities

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CITIC Securities is a Chinese global full-service investment bank with businesses covering investment banking, brokerage, securities trading, and asset management. CITIC is the largest investment bank in China and does considerable business across Asia.

CITIC Securities Overview

Remember that in order to craft a great answer to the common question "Why this Firm?", it's your responsibility to read articles and speak with employees. If you are interviewing with CITIC Securities, you should make sure you know:

  • 1 deal that the investment banking group has done

  • 1 person at the firm (ideally someone who would have influence over your recruiting process)

  • 1 business model-specific detail to mention

We articulate how you can answer this question thoughtfully in our Investment Banking Course. We also cover all technical and qualitative information you need to get a top investment banking offer.

Big 3 Qualitative Questions

Selected Transaction

CITIC Securities focuses its practice within China, with an example being its advisory role to Gansu Jingyuan Coal Industry & Electricity Power through its purchase of Yaojie Coal and Electricity Group.

  • Transaction Description: Gansu Jingyuan Coal Industry & Electricity Power Co., Ltd (SZSE:000552) entered into an agreement to acquire Yaojie Coal Electricity Group Co., Ltd. from Gansu Energy and Chemical Investment Group Co., Ltd., China Cinda Asset Management Co., Ltd., and China Huarong Asset Management Co., Ltd. Gansu Jingyuan Coal Industry & Electricity Power Co., Ltd will issue approximately 2 billion shares.

  • Transaction Value: CNY$7.5B

  • Transaction Date: Announced April 2022

Fact Sheet

CITIC Securities Logo

  • Company Name: CITIC Securities

  • Description: CITIC Securities offers a wide range of financial services and products including securities, funds, futures, direct investments, equity funds, and commodities

  • Ticker: SHA: 600030

  • Founded: 1995

  • Employees: 19,000

  • Chief Executive Officer: Ma Yao

  • Headquarters: Shenzhen, China


CITIC Securities Glassdoor

Neither the H1B Database nor Glassdoor has salary information for Investment Banking Analysts at CITIC Securities.


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