SooChow CSSD Capital Markets (Asia) Pte Ltd (“SCCM”) is a joint venture between Soochow Securities Co., Ltd. (“Soochow Securities”) and Sunstone Capital Markets Pte Ltd (“Sunstone”). SCCM is an investment bank with a focus on South-East Asian emerging growth companies which covers key Asian emerging markets, including Singapore, the Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia.

Soochow Securities is a Chinese financial services firm founded in 1993. Soochow Securities was listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange in 2011 and has over 2,500 employees. Soochow Securities provides a full range of financial services, including securities brokerage, asset management, investment banking and investment consulting services in China. Soochow Securities has 16 branches in China and 6 subsidiaries holding various licenses in asset management, futures, securities and venture capital. In 2015, Soochow Securities also established the first asset management company directly set up by a Chinese brokerage firm in Singapore approved by China Securities Regulatory Commission.

The shareholders of Sunstone comprise the former team members of Religare Capital Markets who have established a successful track record in ASEAN (more than 50 transactions spanning more than 10 countries over the last 6 years).

The joint venture combines the track record and client coverage of SCCM with Soochow Securities’ scale, network and support in China. The SCCM platform will also serve the needs and requirements of Chinese clients who are embarking on capital raising and cross border activities across ASEAN – in line with the One-Belt-One-Road theme.