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Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Financial Services LLC Celebrates NYSE Membership and Designation as First Chinese Member Firm
Ambassador Guoxiang Sun, Consul General of the People’s Republic of China in New York and Mingqiang Bi, Chairman to Ring The Opening Bell®
For Release: 07 Feb 14
Who/What: 
Executives and guests of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Financial Services LLC (ICBCFS) will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to celebrate its designation of becoming the first NYSE Chinese Member Firm.
 
To mark this occasion, Guoxiang Sun, Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China and Mingqiang Bi, Chairman , joined by members of the company’s management team, will ring the NYSE Opening Bell on Tuesday, February 11, 2014.
 
About ICBCFS
The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Financial Services LLC "ICBCFS" is a registered broker dealer with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") and a member of Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ("FINRA").
 
On November 1, 2010, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Financial Services LLC "ICBCFS" acquired the Prime Dealer Services division ("PDS") of Fortis Securities LLC. ICBCFS is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited. They offer global clearing and financing services to institutional clients in all major marketplaces. Services include: trade processing, clearance, financing, operational control, accounting, risk management, detailed reporting and technical support. PDS has provided these services since 1991. The ICBCFS "value added" proposition is derived from aggregating its clients’ trading and portfolio information so that this information is processed and reported to clients in a manner that is seamless, timely, relevant and accurate.
 
Our parent, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited ("ICBC"), is the largest bank in the world as measured by deposits, market capitalization and profitability. ICBC establishes strong presence by its commercial banking operation and rapid expansion to markets worldwide. In addition to NYSE, ICBCFS is the first Chinese member firm of the OCC, NASD and DTCC.
 
When/Where:
Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014
NYSE Security Checkpoint/Tent at corner of Exchange Place and Broad Street
9:00 a.m.  Media escorted into the building
9:30 a.m.  The Opening Bell rings
9:40 a.m.  Chairman, Mingqiang Bi and CEO, Joseph Spillane will be available for interviews 
 
Contact:
Annmarie Gioia at 212.656.5437 or agioia@nyx.com.
 
Photos/B-roll/Opening Bell Footage:
Photos available via Associated Press/New York (212.621.1902), Reuters America (646.223.6285), Getty Images (646.613.4141), Bloomberg Photo (212.617.3420) and European Press Agency (917.670.1323).  B-roll of the NYSE trading floor and The Opening Bell (starting at 9:26 a.m.) will be available via Encompass 4090 (Full HD), Encompass 4009 (SD) and The Switch.  Additional requests should be made through the NYSE Broadcast Center at 212.656.5483.
 
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