American investment bank Jefferies and BOC International (BOCI) have partnered to offer investment banking advisory and capital markets services to clients worldwide.
Under the partnership, the two companies will distribute co-branded equity research to institutional clients.
In addition, the two firms will also continue to provide sales and trading services to their clients associated with China and Hong Kong equity markets.
Commenting on the partnership, Jefferies global head of investment banking Benjamin Lorello said: “Our alliance with BOCI will allow us to better serve our clients in the US, Europe and Asia by providing unparalleled access to Chinese corporates and state owned enterprises through BOCI’s expansive footprint across China.
“Similarly, we will be able to better serve the strategic and capital markets needs of BOCI’s clients by providing access to Jefferies extensive network of corporate clients and to our capital markets capabilities across the U.S., Europe and the rest of Asia.”
BOCI CFO Wang Zhongze added: “This collaboration will leverage both parties respective strengths in China and the other international financial markets to achieve a win-win-win for our clients, BOCI and Jefferies.”