Fintech News & Trends in Hong Kong and Asia

Inaugural Asia Summit on Global Health successfully explores healthcare landscape

HONG KONG, Nov 25, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Co-organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the inaugural Asia Summit on Global Health (ASGH) concluded successfully yesterday (24 November). The summit took place at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition […]

山高金融購入北控清潔能源22.78%權益

HONG KONG, Nov 24, 2021 – (亞太商訊 via SEAPRWire.com) – 中國山東高速金融集團有限公司(「山高金融」,連同其附屬公司統稱「集團」;股份代號:0412.HK)欣然宣佈,集團的間接全資擁有公司Profit Plan Global Investment Limited(「買方」)已於2021年11月23日與CTSL Green Power Investment Limited及CTSL New Energy Investment Limited(「賣方」)訂立購股協議,以每股股份0.088港元價錢購買北控清潔能源集團有限公司(「北控清潔能源」;股份代號:1250.HK)22.78%的權益,代價為約12.7億港元。 認購事項須待認購協定所載之先決條件達成後方可作實,當中包括須待股東於集團的股東特別大會上通過進行購股協議及其項下擬進行的交易。 北控清潔能源於香港聯合交易所主板上市,乃北控水務集團與中信産業基金、清華大學啓迪控股股份有限公司聯合控股之公司,主要從事光伏發電業務、風力發電業務及清潔供暖業務。截至2021年6月30日,北控清潔能源運營2,294兆瓦集中式光伏電站、700兆瓦分布式光伏電站、606兆瓦陸上風電電站及提供2,936萬平清潔供暖服務。在利好國策的加持下,北控清潔能源的中期業績穩中向好,今年上半年實現收入約30.2億港元,歸母利潤約為3.4億港元。北控清潔能源一直致力成為領先的清潔能源綜合服務商,通過投資、開發、建造、營運及管理清潔能源發電站項目穩步發展業務,與集團的投資策略一致,加上中央政府正積極促進可再生清潔能源的開發及使用,集團管理層認為北控清潔能源前景可期。 於2020年3月,集團獲內地頂級基金嘉實基金集團(「嘉實基金」)收購28%股權,成為第二大股東。嘉實基金的入股為集團提供良好資源,亦有助推進雙方互補性的經營發展,令集團的金融專業程度亦顯著提高,達致産業和金融,實業和資本相結合。另外,集團審時度勢、準確判斷市場方向,由今年上半年開始逐步减少房地産投資,並成功於今年上半年扭虧爲盈,公司擁有人應佔溢利為約1.2億港元。隨著集團調整産業結構,是次投資北控清潔能源提供了一個良好契機,讓集團在穩健發展現有業務的同時,開拓新能源相關之產業投資。 集團管理層認為,清潔能源有效減少溫室氣體的排放,符合國家可持續發展的原則和趨勢。近年,《關於2021年風電、光伏發電開發建設有關事項的通知》等多項政策反映中央政府大力發展新能源、全面推進風電、太陽能發電大規模開發和高質量發展的決心,而産業結構和能源結構調整優化取得明顯進展。集團管理層認為清潔能源行業前景廣闊,而入股北控清潔能源是産業與投資完美融合,同時標誌著集團正式進軍高速發展的清潔能源領域,藉此緊抓利好國策的東風和市場的蓬勃機遇,為集團創造新盈利增長點,長遠有助提升集團業務的多元性和靈活性。 展望未來,集團會繼續背靠實力雄厚的控股股東山東高速集團有限公司(「山東高速集團」)和第二大股東嘉實基金,充分借助兩大股東的資源優勢,矢志提升併購及產業投資的發展戰略。此外,集團會繼續深耕智慧交通與新能源産業,積極推進產業升級,優化整合內外資源,提升各業務的統籌規劃和業務協同,在夯實業務基礎的同時,探索發展新機遇,實現可持續業績增長,多管齊下爲股東締造長遠而穩定的回報。 關於中國山東高速金融集團有限公司中國山東高速金融集團有限公司(股份代號﹕0412.HK)是一家金融控股公司,其控股股東爲山東高速集團有限公司(「山東高速集團」)。作為山東高速集團在境外重要的投融資和金融控股平台,集團持有香港證監會1、4、5、6、9號牌照和香港放債人牌照,從事證券交易、分析與承銷、財務顧問、資產管理、證券投資以及信貸等業務;以及持有境內QFLP、融資租賃、保理和金融資產交易平台等牌照,從事資產管理、金融資產撮合交易業務、融資租賃和保理等債權類業務以及股權類投資業務。集團在香港及內地資本市場深耕多年,積極把握政策所帶來的發展空間和物色優質投資機遇,致力成爲「立足香港、面向國際」和「連接境內境外、實現資源有效整合」的一流投融資和金控平台。 有關更多資料,請瀏覽:www.csfg.com.hk Copyright 2021 亞太商訊. All rights reserved. (via SEAPRWire)

High hopes for a greener supply chain

High hopes for a greener supply chain

Experts expect China will unleash its potential in greening the global supply chain following a recent joint communique from the country and the European Union. In the communique, the two sides vowed joint endeavors in tackling climate change and biodiversity loss. One of the areas where they pledged to engage collaboratively is reducing global deforestation. […]

Hitachi Energy Releases Global Updates to Grid Edge Solutions Portfolio Including New Services

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, Nov 10, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hitachi Energy has today launched the next generation of its e-mesh(1) portfolio of energy storage and digital automation solutions. The release delivers the energy industry’s most comprehensive set of digital energy solutions. It tightly integrates advanced analytics with both software and hardware systems to […]

First World Hardware Development Conference Held in Yongkang, China

First World Hardware Development Conference Held in Yongkang, China

Yongkang, China, Nov 4, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The 1st World Hardware Development Conference kicked off in Yongkang, Jinhua City in East China’s Zhejiang Province on November 1, inviting global minds to discuss the future of hardware industry. Themed “Inheritance. Innovation. Integration. Building a bright future for global hardware industry”, the conference […]

MHI: Schedule Announced for H-IIA Launch Vehicle to Deliver Inmarsat’s First I-6 Satellite to Geosynchronous Orbit

TOKYO, Nov 4, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) announce that the launch of Inmarsat’s first satellite in the Inmarsat-6 fleet (I-6 F1) by MHI’s H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 45 (HIIA F45), will be as follows: Inmarsat’s sixth-generation (I-6) […]

5ire Ecosystem Receives $1.1M Investment from Sanctum Global Ventures and Diamond Hands Taking Total Funding to $10M

5ire Ecosystem Receives $1.1M Investment from Sanctum Global Ventures and Diamond Hands Taking Total Funding to $10M

London, UK – The sustainability-driven blockchain platform, 5ire, has yet again received an investment worth $1.1m to scale its technology by Sanctum Global Ventures, a VC firm, and Diamond Hands, an ecosystem fund that invests in leading blockchain and cryptocurrency projects. According to official reports, this brings the total raise to $10M, which includes some […]

5ire生態系統獲得Sanctum Global Ventures和Diamond Hands的110萬美元投資,總資金達到1000萬美元

5ire生態系統獲得Sanctum Global Ventures和Diamond Hands的110萬美元投資,總資金達到1000萬美元

London, UK – 可持續發展驅動的區塊鏈平臺5ire再次獲得風險投資公司Sanctum Global Ventures和投資領先區塊鏈和加密貨幣專案的生態系統基金Diamond Hands的價值110萬美元的投資。該項投資5ire將用於擴展其技術。根據官方報導,這使得5ire總融資額達到1000萬美元,部分投資人來自區塊鏈行業的頂級風投機構和高淨值人士。 5ire由Pratik Gauri, Prateek Dwivedi & Vilma Mattila于2021年成立,在不斷發展的加密貨幣領域吸引了全球有影響力的玩家的關注,他們最新的投資者Sanctum Global Ventures和Diamond Hands專注於投資有影響力的技術創新和數位革新領域。 “在經歷了漫長的旅程之後,我們很高興也很激動能夠得到Sanctum和Diamond Hands的支援”,5ire的首席執行官兼聯合創始人Pratik Gauri表示:”得到這兩位投資機構的支援,印證了5ire對推進可持續發展的承諾,也與5ire的成為一個領先的區塊鏈社會生態系統的雄心相匹配。” Sanctum Global Ventures是一個生態系統基金,它投資、孵化和加速新興科技、醫療保健和房地產領域的獨角獸企業,為全球數字經濟、有意識的城市和社會影響的發展做出貢獻。它支援並授權給那些具有社會責任感的公司,這些公司的工作在戰略上是為了實現全球可持續發展。 “我非常高興能與5ire合作,因為我們的合作為實現我們支持17個SDG(可持續發展目標)的承諾創造了更多機會。通過SDG影響基金,我們將能夠開發新的協議,企業可以利用這些協議來實現有意識城市的啟動和發展。這些城市是我們的未來”,Sanctum Pte Ltd. Sanctum Global Ventures的總裁 Dunstan Teo 說。 在Diamond Hands和Sanctum Global Ventures決定資助和促進第五代區塊鏈生態系統之後,5ireChain將得到進一步發展,以擴大和加速其創建一個以使用者為中心和可持續發展的生態系統的目標。5ireChain是第一個從根本上解決區塊鏈可持續性挑戰的生態系統,同時彌合了公司企業和社會影響之間的差距。該生態系統旨在建立一個有益的經濟,其主要任務是推動聯合國2030年可持續發展議程的實施。 “我們為能與那些與我們有共同願景的企業合作而感到自豪。我們很高興與5ire合作,因為他們與我們對實現聯合國可持續發展目標(SDGs)的熱情和承諾相一致。Sanctum Global Ventures的聯合創始人兼首席執行官Rico Pang說:”我們一起可以在全球範圍內實現巨大的影響。 因此,這筆投資將説明5ire加速其產品開發,因為它準備推出第一個 “可持續分散式運算平臺”。這個區塊鏈解決方案能夠實現高交易輸送量和亞秒級的最終結果,同時提供強大的跨鏈互通性、可擴展性和去中心化功能。 該公司希望利用其區塊鏈技術改造社會、經濟和環境,並成為一個領先的區塊鏈生態系統,利用其核心技術 ” Proof of 5ire “解決與可持續性有關的問題。 關於5ireChain: 5ireChain是世界上第一個可持續發展驅動的區塊鏈平臺,使企業更具有可持續性和創新性,從而加速聯合國2030年可持續發展議程的實施。 5ireChain是第五代區塊鏈,旨在實現從營利性經濟到公益性經濟的範式轉變。5ireChain的使命是滿足從未解決過的可持續發展問題,並創建一個平臺,將企業從目前的工業4.0轉變為工業5.0:企業作為一種善的力量——利潤和利益並存。 瞭解更多關於5ire的資訊: 關於Sanctum Global Ventures Sanctum Global Ventures是一家資本風險投資、資產管理和私募股權公司,總部設在阿聯酋迪拜的DIFC。該公司是一家以目標為導向的基金,通過風險建設、新技術、影響投資、協同作用和技術轉型,為全球致力於可持續發展的企業提供支援。 […]

Fujitsu and Israeli Startup Autofleet Embark on Global Strategic Cooperation

TOKYO, Oct 28, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Fujitsu Limited and Autofleet, Ltd., providing an optimization platform for fleets, leveraging AI for demand prediction and vehicle dispatching technology, have agreed to embark on global strategic cooperation to develop sustainable logistics solutions and contribute to the resolution of issues including labor shortages in the […]

2021 Global Digital Trade Conference concludes; 15 days trade dialogues, 8,500 companies from 100 countries

Building a bridgehead for “dual circulation” between China and the rest of the world SINGAPORE & WUHAN, CH., Oct 27, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – The 2021 Global Digital Trade Conference and Wuhan (Hankoubei) Commodities Fair concluded after 15 days of global trade dialogues, procurement fairs, and live streaming activities. Diplomatic representatives and business delegations from 103 countries and […]

NEC Signs the “Business Ambition for 1.5 degrees Celsius Pledge”

TOKYO, Oct 26, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) has signed the “Business Ambition for 1.5degC Pledge,” aiming to keep the rise in global temperature within 1.5degC. The Business Ambition for 1.5degC Pledge is a campaign led by the United Nations Global Compact(1), We Mean Business(2), and the Science Based […]

SMEStreet Global Women Leadership Awards 2021 Successfully Conducted

NEW DELHI, Oct 25, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – SMEStreet in association with WASME has successfully organized a Forum For ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT THROUGH WOMEN ENTREPRENEURSHIP along with SMEStreet Global Women Leadership Awards 2021. The Awards were announced along with a panel discussion over digital platforms on 22nd October 2021. The event was supported […]

Loh Boon Chye, CEO, Singapore Exchange (SGX): Strengthen market connectivity; support China’s internationalisation

SINGAPORE / WUHAN, CHINA, Oct 18, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – To achieve its Five-Year Plan, including its ‘dual circulation’ and ‘new development’ strategies, China has continued to promote innovation, digital trade, and sustainable development, making a significant difference in the global landscape. On 13 October, Loh Boon Chye, Vice Chairman of the […]

2021 Global Digital Trade Conference hosts “Digital Trade and Technology” themed event

WUHAN, CHINA, Oct 18, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The 2021 Global Digital Trade Conference and Wuhan (Hankoubei) Commodities Fair presented “Digital Trade and Technology”, a thematic keynote event, on October 13 in Wuhan, Hubei Provence, China. More than 300 distinguished guests, including experts and scholars in the digital economy, shared new insights […]

President calls for boosting transportation cooperation

Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers a keynote speech via video link at the opening ceremony of the Second United Nations Global Sustainable Transport Conference, Oct 14, 2021. (LI TAO / XINHUA) President Xi Jinping called on countries on Thursday to advance global transportation cooperation for humanity's common development and write a new chapter featuring connectivity […]