New York, NY – Citi’s Issuer Services, acting through Citibank, N.A., has been appointed by Zhejiang Supcon Technology Co., Ltd. (“Supcon”) and Yangzhou Yangjie Electronic Technology Co., Ltd. (“Yangjie”) to act as the Depositary Bank for their Global Depositary Receipt (“GDR”) Programs. Citi’s Issuer Services acts as the Depositary Bank for 17 out of 18 China Connect GDR Programs (including 5 Shanghai-London Stock Connect Programs and 12 China-Swiss Stock Connect Programs).
Zhejiang Supcon Technology Co., Ltd.
Supcon is a leading industrial automation and smart manufacturing solutions provider in the process automation industry in China.
Supcon’s GDR Program was established in connection with a US$564.61 million initial public offering of its GDRs, priced at US$26.94 per GDR. The GDRs are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange under the symbol “SUPCON”. Each GDR represents two (2) A shares. Supcon’s A shares are listed and traded on the Shanghai Stock Exchange under the stock code 688777.
Yangzhou Yangjie Electronic Technology Co., Ltd.
Yangjie is a leading semiconductor player which integrates the R&D, manufacturing and sales of semiconductor devices, semiconductor chips and semiconductor silicon wafers in China.
Yangjie’s GDR Program was established in connection with a US$215.09 million initial public offering of its GDRs, priced at US$15.00 per GDR. The GDRs are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange under the symbol “YJET”. Each GDR represents two (2) A shares. Yangjie’s A shares are listed and traded on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange under the stock code 300373.
“We are pleased to be the Depositary Bank for Supcon and Yangjie, supporting their GDR programs. Citi retains its leading position as the depositary bank for companies listed on the China Connect GDR Programs, including 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 serves the issuers 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.
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