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Friday, 30 September 2016, 16:29 HKT/SGT

Source: China Everbright Ltd
Successful conclusion of the 16th "GoforIsrael - China - Israel Investment Summit Forum" in Shanghai Jointly Held by China Everbright Limited & Its Israeli Partners

HONG KONG, Sept 30, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - China Everbright Limited ("CEL", stock code: 165.HK) along with CEL- Catalyst China Israel Fund ("CCF"), Cukierman & Co. Investment House Limited and YAFO Capital is pleased to announce the successful conclusion of the 16th "GoforIsrael - China - Israel Investment Summit Forum" held in Shanghai on 20 September 2016.

This was the first time the conference was held outside of Israel with strong support from the Israeli and the Chinese government. The conference had more than 1,500 participants coming from many countries including USA, Canada, Holland, France, Singapore, Japan and Hong Kong with over 100 Israeli start-ups and companies taking part.

Amongst many key speakers, this year's conference, also welcomed Ambassador Matan Vilnai, Israeli Ambassador to People's Republic of China, Ambassador Amikam Levy, Consul General to Shanghai for the State of Israel, Chief Scientist Prof. Alexander Bligh from the Ministry of Science, Technology and Space of Israel, Ms. Einat Lev, Consulate General of Israel in Shanghai, Head of Economic and Trade Mission to East China, Ms. Lu Zufang, Deputy District Mayor of Shanghai Jiading District People's Government, Mr. Chen Shuang, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of China Everbright Limited, Mr. Roger Cukierman, Vice President of the World Jewish Congress, and Mr. Yair Shamir, Former Minister of Agriculture in Israel.

Mr. Edouard Cukierman, Managing Partner of CCF, opened the forum on Tuesday, 20th September along with three other speakers: Ambassador Matan Vilnai, Ambassador Amikam Levy and Mr. Chen Shuang.

The conference included elevator pitches from promising Israeli companies, along with panel discussions on the market opportunities, partnerships and benefits between Israel and China. The panel on China-Israel M&A gave insights to potential investors and businesses interested in going into this area.

GoforIsrael 2016 concluded in the evening with a speech by Mr. Ronnie Chan, Chairman of Hang Lung Properties.

Throughout the day, over 650 one-on-one meetings were held between Chinese investors and Israeli start-ups. This provided a space for the parties to have more in-depth discussions about future prospects and partnerships.

About China Everbright Limited

China Everbright Limited ("CEL", stock code: 165.HK), established in Hong Kong in 1997, persistently pursues its "Macro Asset Management" strategy with specific focuses on cross-border asset management and investment businesses. CEL manages a portfolio of private equity funds, venture capital funds, sector focus funds, mezzanine funds, hedge funds and principal investment funds, all operated via an international management platform, and provides overseas investors with opportunities to explore and invest in companies with fast growth potential in mainland China. CEL also seeks investment opportunities from overseas and provides diversified financial services for its clients on the mainland.

China Everbright Limited, a member of China Everbright Group, is the second-largest shareholder of Everbright Securities (stock code: 601788.SH, 6178.HK), a strategic shareholder of China Everbright Bank (stock code: 601818.SH, 6818.HK), the single largest shareholder of the Hong Kong-listed China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited (stock code: 1848.HK) , the largest shareholder of Shanghai Jiabao Industry & Commerce (Group) Co., Ltd (stock code: 600622.SH) and the second-largest shareholder of the Singapore-listed Ying Li International Real Estate Limited (stock code: 5DM. SGX).

After the launch of "Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect" on 10 April 2014, CEL became one of the first batch of specific stocks listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong that can be directly traded by Mainland investors.

By practising its philosophy of "Making Wealth Simple", CEL leverages its own substantial financial strength as well as the position and influence of China Everbright Group and its affiliated companies in the financial industry in China. As a result, the Group has successfully built huge cross-border social and business networks in Hong Kong and the Mainland, and established a reputable image in the market.

For more information about CEL, please visit www.everbright165.com.

For enquiries, please contact:

Jackie Cheung
Tel: +852 2501 7901
Email: jcheung@golin.com

Max Lau
Tel: +852 2501 7905
Email: mlau@golin.com

Topic: Press release summary
Source: China Everbright Ltd

Sectors: Daily Finance, Funds & Equities
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