Fangda Advises Amundi BOC, China’s First JV Wealth Management Company, on First Publicly Offered Product

Fangda has advised Amundi BOC Wealth Management Co., the first Sino-foreign JV wealth management company, on the successful issue of its first wealth management product. This is a publicly offered closed-end net-worth wealth management product with an annualized performance comparison benchmark of 4.65%.

Amundi BOC is the first JV wealth management company established by a Chinese commercial bank and an overseas financial institution. The two shareholders are Credit Agricole Asset Management Co., the largest European asset management company (which holds 55% of the shareholding), and Bank of China Wealth Management Co., a subsidiary of Bank of China (which holds 45%). It is registered in Lingang New Area in the Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone with registered capital of RMB1 billion.

Fangda advised Amundi BOC on the product issuance, including on custody, sales, investment and valuation documents. The team comprised partner REN Zhiyi and counsel Allen Wang of Fangda’s asset management practice.