New York, NY – Citi’s Issuer Services, acting through Citibank, N.A., has been appointed by Kunshan Dongwei Technology Co., Ltd. (“Dongwei”), a global leading electroplating equipment manufacturer mainly engaged in the research and development, design, production and sales of high-end precision electroplating equipment and its supporting equipment, to act as Depositary Bank for its Global Depositary Receipt (“GDR”) Program.
Dongwei’s GDR Program was established in connection with a US$105 million initial public offering of its GDRs, priced at US$17.80 per GDR. The GDRs are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange under the symbol “KUDO”. Each GDR represents two (2) A shares. Dongwei’s A shares are listed and traded on the Shanghai Stock Exchange under the stock code 688700.
“We are pleased to be the Depositary Bank for Dongwei, supporting their GDR program. Citi retains its leading position as the depositary bank for companies listed via the China Connect scheme, on the London Stock Exchange and the SIX Swiss Exchange” said Dirk Jones, Global Head of Citi’s Issuer Services. “Our cross-regional capabilities, global network, the ability to enhance investor access, and experience facilitating the previous Connect GDR Programs will serve the issuer well. We expect to see more participation via the Connect Scheme.”
Citi is a leading provider of depositary receipt services. With depositary receipt programs in 67 markets, spanning equity and fixed-income products, Citi leverages its global network to provide cross-border capital market access to issuers, intermediaries and investors.
For more information about Citi’s Depositary Receipt Services, please visit www.citi.com/dr.
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Nina Das: +1 (212) 816-9267, Nina.Das@citi.com