A&Z is a full-service Chinese corporate law firm with 7 offices, focusing on 11 legal practices. Having been active in Shanghai since 2004, A&Z’s presence has expanded through the establishment of offices in Beijing, Dalian, Wuhan, Tianjin, Xiamen and Tokyo.
Acclime, the premier corporate services provider in Asia, helps corporate and private clients to advance their businesses and interests in difficult-to-navigate markets in emerging Asia. The company’s vision is to reinvent the corporate services sector with innovative solutions that are seamlessly delivered to the highest global standards.
Acclime offers breadth and depth of expertise in a range of corporate services with a full suite of incorporation and ongoing corporate compliance, advisory, accounting, and tax services throughout our footprint in Greater China, Australia, Singapore, Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand, Cambodia, Malaysia and the Philippines.
Our personalised client care runs across borders and works on solutions for a committed partnership. Acclime also has some exciting technology that features a secure client portal where clients can lodge and retrieve corporate documents, manage the compliance deadlines and access a single view of their dealings with Acclime, whether in one country or many.
Five mainland China offices, together with the Hong Kong office, are handling tens of thousands of dry containers per year in the UK trade lane, adding a huge amount of reefer containers with frozen fishes and vegetables to Great Britain as well.
Full-experienced operation teams have expertise in reefer cargo, wholesale and retail goods, IT solution for the most famous and frequently-used system, warehouse service and VAS.
Aetna is a global leader in healthcare. As world leading healthcare service provider for employee benefits, we have more than 160 years of expertise. In China, we provide a broad range of insurance and employee benefits products, services that help control costs and improve quality of healthcare, healthcare IT platforms and solutions.
Allen & Overy is one of the most advanced international firms with over 40 offices spanning 30 countries. We have one of the most experienced and developed China practices in the region. With over 30 years’ experience in China, our China practice offers clients extensive experience of the practical and legal issues that foreign investors and local clients face in China. Services in relation to the laws of the People’s Republic of China are provided by Allen & Overy LLP’s joint operation firm, Shanghai Lang Yue Law Firm.
Capgemini Engineering is a global leader in innovation and high‐tech engineering consulting. Capgemini Engineering accompanies its clients in the creation and development of their new products and services.
Capgemini Engineering has been providing services for around thirty years to key players in the Aerospace, automotive, Energy, Railway, Finance, Healthcare and Telecoms sectors. Covering every stage of project development from strategic planning through to manufacturing.
An international group, Capgemini Engineering operates in over twenty countries throughout Europe, Asia and the Americas. As a strategic partner, Capgemini Engineering offers its clients global project support while guaranteeing a consistent level of service.
Business Services / Consultancy Construction / Real Estate / Real Estate Management
Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services. We aim to help our clients meet their business needs by adding value through technical excellence, efficient organisation and personal service. We provide the engineering and related consultancy services necessary to every stage of the project, from inception to completion and after. These are available to clients singly or in combination, to suit the particular circumstance of the job. Throughout the world we aim to provide a consistently excellent multi-disciplinary service, which also incorporates our concern for the environment. Arup is committed to sustainable design, to its increasing incorporation in our projects and to industry-wide sustainability initiatives.
Ascend IT Co., Ltd. is committed to providing first-class IT services through it’s established branches in many first tier cites across China with its headquarters based in Shanghai. We are passionate about helping our clients leverage advanced technologies and take great pride in our ability to solve technical challenges by consistently delivering the highest quality of services in the IT industry to meet all kinds of business requirements. Ascend IT is an exciting venture focused on helping companies to establish first-rate IT installations in China. We have a young and dynamic team of professionals that includes China’s best IT infrastructure designers and project managers with deep domain experience. Our senior management team has rich international business experience.
Asian Tigers Mobility is an international moving & relocation company, recognised as a market leader. With offices in 14 countries across Asia and over 1500 staffs on the ground and affiliations with more than 500 global partners we can offer our clients both in-depth local knowledge and a worldwide service scope. Our China offices were established in 1988 and now cover 10 cities across the country.
ASTON MARTIN LAGONDA (CHINA) AUTOMOBILE DISTRIBUTION CO., LTD.
Aston Martin is an independent British luxury sports car company. Famous for the creation of beautiful hand-crafted sports cars, the Aston Martin China range today comprises the New Vantage, DB11 Family，Rapide S, Vanquish S, and special-series cars. Based in Gaydon, England, Aston Martin designs and creates sports cars which are sold in more than 50 countries around the world. Benefiting from the impressive sales performance of new DB11 models, Aston Martin obtained 89% year-on-year sales volume growth in Chinese Market in 2017, which contributed significantly to the company’s global sales growth.
Barclays is one of the world’s major international banks and one of the UK’s largest financial groups. Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide. With over 300 years of history and expertise in banking, Barclays operate in over 50 countries and employ approximately 140,000 people.
Construction / Real Estate / Real Estate Management
BDP is the largest interdisciplinary practice of architects, designers, engineers and urbanists in Europe.
We work closely with users, clients and the community to create special places for living, working, shopping, culture and learning across Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia.
Founded in 1961, we now employ nearly 1000 architects, designers, engineers, urbanists, sustainability experts, lighting designers and acoustics specialists in 15 studios across the UK, Ireland,Netherlands, India, Middle East and China.
Big Bear Safety & Security Management was founded with the desire to provide professional, ethical, compliant and socially accountable services. Whether consulting, manpower, systems or infrastructure or a combination thereof our clients can be assured that we will operate in a transparent and accountable manner. At Big Bear all of our personnel and partners are driven by the mission to protect our clients personnel, assets and reputation.
Founded in 2004, BIPO has been a trusted partner to companies worldwide in their globalisation strategy. Focused on helping its customers improve efficiencies and mitigate risks, BIPO is driven by R&D that utilises the latest innovation to stay ahead of today’s evolving business environment.
BIPO’s comprehensive HR solutions can be customised flexibly on a single dashboard and integrated seamlessly with third-party platforms. Its key product categories include HRMS platform, Payroll Outsourcing, Project Employment Outsourcing, Overseas Landing Advisory Services, and Global Mobility Solutions.
With a global innovation hub in Singapore and three R&D centres in Asia, BIPO’s innovative suite of cloud and mobile-based HR solutions are offered through more than 25 offices and 100 partners worldwide. Testament to its R&D capabilities and service delivery, BIPO’s solutions have been recognised with numerous regional awards, including Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong.
Information Technology / Communication Professional and Financial Services / Banking
BITE Investments (UK) Limited is an Alternatives Investment platform. BITE helps investors and advisors access funds that would otherwise be inaccessible because they are either oversubscribed, too illiquid, or have an institutional-level minimum buy-in.
BITE’s management team is supported by a world class set of shareholders and advisors and its on-the-ground team operate within the parameters of some of the world’s most respected regulatory regimes; BITE is majority owned by VCP Advisors, which is regulated in North America (FINRA / SEC), Europe (FCA, UK), Asia (SFC, Hong Kong) and Cayman (CIMA)
Headquartered in London, BP is one of the world's leading oil and gas companies. It has operations in more than 70 countries and its major business activities include exploration and production, refining and marketing, petrochemicals and lubricants. BP has about 80,000 employees worldwide and its shares are traded at the London and New York stock exchange markets.
Bridgepoint is a major international private equity group focused on acquiring market-leading businesses valued up to €1 billion with significant potential to grow under our ownership. Bridgepoint began operations in Shanghai, China in 2011 - its first office outside Europe. Our team in Shanghai acts as the Asian Portfolio hub and business incubator to the group, accelerating the development of those companies Bridgepoint backs in Europe where material opportunities for further growth have been targeted in China.
Britannica International School, Shanghai, located in Gubei, Puxi. As the only British owned, British managed and largely British staffed international school in Shanghai, it aims to offer the very best of British Education to Shanghai’s international families. The school is led by a Principal with extensive UK independent and international school experience. Britannica International School, Shanghai is part of the Orbital Education group of schools. Orbital is a British owned company, based in Manchester in the UK and was founded in 2007. Currently, Orbital Education has schools in Russia, Spain, Hungary, Ecuador, Qatar, Slovenia and China.
Construction / Real Estate / Real Estate Management
Broadway Malyan was founded in 1958 in the United Kingdom, headquartered in London, England. BM is a global architecture, urbanism and design practice dedicated to creating buildings and places that will provide a lasting legacy. Distinguished by our global reach with 15 studios across world centres, unrivalled diversity with 500+ design experts, we create world-class and fully-integrated cities, places and buildings to unlock lasting value. Broadway Malyan Shanghai Office was established in 2007, by nearly 50 design experts to provide a variety of design services for various customers at China and abroad.
• Burberry is a global luxury brand, headquartered in London, UK.
• Founded in 1856, Burberry is listed on the London Stock Exchange (BRBY.L) and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 index.
• BURBERRY, the Equestrian Knight Device, the Burberry check and the Thomas Burberry Monogram and print are trademarks belonging to Burberry.
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Candy Hoover Group srl was formed on 1st January 2010 from the previous company Candy Elettrodomestici. The company was founded in 1945 by Eden Fumagalli and is still a family run business. In 1995 Candy Elettrodomestici bought Hoover European Appliance group from Maytag adding to its major appliance division a vacuum cleaner manufacturer. Our China experience began first with a Rep office in Shanghai for support in the transfer and sourcing of our products from Europe. In 2006 we established our operation in Suzhou and purchased a washing machine manufacturer, Jinling.
Business Services / Consultancy Professional and Financial Services / Banking
Capital Eight is a boutique investment bank headquartered in Shanghai, providing a comprehensive range of specialist corporate finance advice such as M&A, public and private fund-raising, project finance and strategic consulting. We adhere to the highest standards of global best practice in our work. Capital Eight is privately held by the partners in the firm, ensuring a high degree of confidentiality, professional integrity and investment banking expertise. We take pride in a track record that demonstrates broad industry coverage, domestic and cross-border advice combined with a global client base, including state and privately owned Chinese enterprises.
Chapman Taylor Architectural Design (Shanghai) Ltd
Construction / Real Estate / Real Estate Management Other
Chapman Taylor is an international practice of architects, masterplanners and designers established over 50 years ago in the UK.Our international team of over 500 people operates from 16 regional offices, undertaking projects in over 80 countries worldwide. Combining a strong ethos for high quality design with a deep understanding of commercial requirements enables us to deliver schemes that exceed our clients’ expectations and provide award winning environments that people enjoy.
We design and deliver realistic and contextual urban masterplans which restore and improve the grain of our cities, or create new sustainable urban environments.As architects with unrivalled international experience of multi-use projects, our concepts are carefully crafted from an understanding of the changing needs, tastes and expectations of the city dweller.
It is our objective to continually evolve as an architectural practice, always striving to find new solutions to traditional challenges and to provide the best possible service to our clients and the community.
China Europe International Business School (CEIBS)
Education / Training
CEIBS is a non-profit joint venture, established in 1994, operating in Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen, Accra (Ghana) and Zurich. CEIBS’ programs include a full-time MBA in English, a Part-time Finance MBA in Chinese, Global Executive MBA Program in English, Executive MBA Program in Chinese, and short-term, non-degree Executive Education Programs in English or Chinese. All of CEIBS’ programs have consistently been ranked among the top 30 in the prestigious Financial Times global ranking.
City & Guilds - a global leader in skills development
As an internationally recognised awarding & examination body and have been established in the UK for over 140 years, City & Guilds create and develop vocational qualifications, accredited programmes and certifications for Training Providers, Governments, Employers, Universities, Schools and Colleges, as well as offer consultancy services around skills development and learning & development.
ILM is part of City & Guilds Group and we also provide Leadership & Management qualifications and solutions.
Clyde & Co Shanghai
Clyde & Co is a leading international law firm with an entrepreneurial nature. We are well-known for our advice on high-profile and complex cross-border matters and for our work in emerging markets. Recognised as leaders in the insurance, transportation, energy, infrastructure, trade and commodities sectors, and with a fast-growing reputation in real estate, employment, regulatory, environmental, commercial and corporate transactions, we operate across the globe in over 120 countries.
CMA Testing and Certification Laboratories (Shanghai) Co., Ltd
CMA Testing was established in 1979，a well-known regional-based third party assurance body with rapid global expansion, specializes in testing, inspection and certification services. With a dynamic team of professional experts, our worldwide networks have been spreading out rapidly within these 10 years. Up to now, there are 12 global footprints locating in Asia, Middle East, Europe, North America. With a promising growth under the mission of reliability, customization and professionalism, we are serving every party within a supply chain of every industry with our total solution regardless of locations.
After 40 years of hard work together with Hong Kong, we still keep our enthusiasm and continue to help the industry to enhance its competitiveness in the international market, to maintain a high-quality brand for customers and to provide a better environment for the community and our next generation.
Business Services / Consultancy Leisure / Hospitality / Travel
Collinson is a global leader in customer benefits and loyalty. Collinson delivers exceptional travel, insurance and assistance products that differentiate value propositions, and loyalty solutions that win deeper, more valuable customer relationships. For over 30 years, we’ve been chosen by the world’s leading payment networks, 1400+ banks, 90+ airlines and 20+ hotel groups to craft customer experiences that win competitive edge. This enables them to acquire, engage and retain the most profitable, but most demanding customers.
We are a small company that brings a new mindset for leaders to get better results, faster for less effort and far less stress. Our approach is based on our best selling book which brings complexity science and ancient Chinese wisdom to leadership. We have tested the approach around the world, to much acclaim, including in China. We have 10 associates and 6 business partners in China and have formed a WFOE to bring our approach to Chinese companies.
Control Risks is a specialist risk consultancy. We are committed to helping our clients build organisations that are secure, compliant and resilient in an age of ever-changing risk and connectivity. We believe that responsible risk taking is at the core of our clients’ success. We have unparalleled experience in helping clients solve the challenges and crises that arise in any ambitious organisation seeking to convert risk into opportunity globally. The insight and depth of experience we have gained over more than forty years proves invaluable in giving our clients the intelligence they need to grasp opportunities with greater certainty.
Dentons is a global legal practice providing client services worldwide through its member firms and affiliates. The legal profession is changing rapidly and Dentons is leading the way in advancing change for the benefit of clients. We are driven to challenge the status quo, delivering consistent and uncompromising quality and value to our clients in new and innovative ways.
deVere Group is the world's leading independent financial consultancy, with more than $10 billion of funds under advice and administration, and over 80,000 clients around the world. We help our clients, who range from international investors to expatriates who have moved their families overseas to live and work, to find financial strategies and investment vehicles that are best suited to help them create and protect their wealth.
DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, positioning us to help clients with their legal needs around the world. We have been providing legal services in the Greater China Region for 28 years and have accumulated a wealth of experience. We have offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong with a professional team comprised of more than 200 legal professionals. Lawyers in our China Practice have a thorough understanding of local business style and approach and are fluent in English and many individuals speak Mandarin and a wide range of Chinese dialects including Cantonese and Shanghainese.
mg events is a subsidary of the Daily Mail & General Trust, specialised in international exhibitions and industry publications. We attract more than 425,000 visitors to our portfolio of 84 exhibitions each year.
Founded in 1978 Domino has established a global reputation for the continual development and manufacture of its total coding and printing technologies. Through a global network of 25 subsidiary offices and in excess of 200 distributors, Domino sells to over 120 countries offering extensive customer support. Domino is listed in the FTSE 250 share index on the London Stock Exchange. Entering into China in 1995, Domino delivers professional coding and marking solutions for China enterprise with high quality, advanced technologies and unrivalled customer service. In 2011, Domino launched global slogan in China. “Domino.Do more.”means Domino is all about “doing more”.
The Dulwich Colleges of Shanghai provide world-class education to more than 1500 expatriate students from the age 2-18. Established in 2003, in Pudong, the Colleges are partner schools of the prestigious Dulwich College London and maintain a close relationship with the original school as well as other Dulwich International Colleges in China (Beijing, Suzhou and Zhuhai), Korea (Seoul), Singapore and Myanmar (Yangon). The student population is a rich international and multi-cultural mix coming from 45 nations. All students benefit from our highly successful Mandarin programme as part of their Dulwich education.
Established in Mainland China in 1994, ERM has an unrivalled record of providing environmental, health, safety and social consulting services to both local and international clients. In 2002 ERM in China became a wholly owned foreign enterprise and today ERM remains the only international firm with a Class A EIA license certified by Ministry of Environmental Protection of the People’s Republic of China (MEP). Over 80% of our staff are Chinese nationals, many with overseas experience or education, who are supplemented with a small number of highly experienced expatriate staff.
EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.
Part of the EtonHouse family with more than 100 schools throughout Asia, EtonHouse International School – Suzhou was founded in 2003 and offers two outstanding educational pathways for expatriate children. EtonHouse is an IB World Continuum School for children from 2-18 years old. In addition, in August 2021, the successful Middleton International School model was introduced from Singapore with fees less than half the Suzhou average. In 2021/22 Middleton is only available for Years 1 and 2 (K2 & G1), this will grow year on year. Suzhou is in Jiangsu province, only 23 minutes from Shanghai on the high-speed train.
Construction / Real Estate / Real Estate Management
Exyte is a global leader in the design, engineering and delivery of facilities for high-tech industries. With a history of more than 100 years, the company has developed a unique expertise in leading-edge controlled and regulated environments. Exyte has a truly global footprint serving the most technically demanding clients in growth markets such as semiconductors, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and data centers. The company offers a full spectrum of services from consulting to managing turnkey solutions – delivered to the highest quality and safety standards. Solving the most complex challenges, Exyte forges trusted, long-lasting relationships with its clients. In 2018, Exyte generated sales of 3.5 billion euros with over 5,600 highly experienced and motivated employees. The company is ideally positioned to further strengthen its market leadership.
Fragomen is recognized as the world’s leading immigration law firm. Immigration is not just a practice area within our firm - it is our only practice. We provide comprehensive immigration services for short- and long-term international assignments, permanent transfers and the local hire of foreign workers.
Opened in 2006, Fragomen China focuses exclusively on immigration services, and they have extensive experience with the increasingly complex area of China immigration. Through dedication to technical excellence combined with a highly efficient and commercial approach, Fragomen China has grown to become the largest immigration business in China.
Genus, a FTSE 250 listed British company, creates and sells added value products for livestock farming and food producers by creating advances in animal breeding through biotechnology. Its non-Genetically Modified Organism (non-GMO) technology is applicable across all livestock species but is only commercialized by Genus in the dairy, beef and pig farming sectors. Genus’ worldwide sales are made in seventy countries under the trademarks “ABS” (dairy and beef cattle) and “PIC” (pigs) and comprise semen and breeding animals with superior genetics to those animals currently in production. Customers use Genus genetics on their herds to produce offspring with greater production efficiency, milk and meat output and quality and use these to supply the global dairy and meat supply chain.
GKN is a global engineering group operating four divisions: GKN Driveline, GKN Powder Metallurgy, GKN Aerospace and GKN Land Systems. Every day at GKN we drive the wheels of hundreds of millions of cars, help thousands of aircraft to fly, deliver the power to move earth and harvest crops, and make essential components for industries that touch lives across the globe. Approximately 55,000 people work in GKN companies and joint ventures in more than 30 countries.
Construction / Real Estate / Real Estate Management
Gleeds is an international firm of multi-disciplinary construction consultants with offices worldwide. We are one of the world’s leading independent construction specialists. With 130 years’ experience we have established a reputation for service excellence in all construction sectors. Since 1994 we have delivered significant projects to key local and global clients in China from our offices in Shanghai, Tianjin, Guangzhou, Chengdu and Hong Kong.
The 548-room Grand Hyatt Shanghai is located in the centre of Lujiazui and all guest rooms have stunning views of Shanghai. Hotel offers an extensive selection of restaurants and bars for guests to enjoy. The event and conference space includes the Grand Ballroom for 1,200 people, the Crystal Ballroom for 800 people and 11 separate meeting rooms, which all equipped with state-of-the-art technology and ideal for holding different varieties of meetings and events.
Grant Thornton is one of the world's leading organizations of independent assurance, tax and advisory firms. Grant Thornton China is an accounting firm who provides a full-range of professional services based on its rich resources and experiences, including assurance, tax and advisory. With Grant Thornton’s global network, our Shanghai services team explores solutions in conjunction with local policies and an ever-changing environment to ensure that our clients keep leading in this dynamic time.
Construction / Real Estate / Real Estate Management
GSE is a leading European design-and-build contractor specialized in delivering industrial facilities, logistics platforms and office projects with operations spanning 9 countries. As one of the first foreign general contractors fully licensed and present in China, GSE provides diverse services including:
- Land identification and/or land qualification (site due diligence)
- Initial assessment of ground condition and zoning status
- Project technical programming, financial feasibility study
- Design development (incl. value engineering/design optimization)
- Project funding through partners for leasing solution
- Permitting procedure management
- Commissioning/ramp up
- Aftercare services
- Real estate project development
Harrow International School Shanghai will be the fourth international school in Asia in the growing family of Harrow schools which currently includes Harrow School and The John Lyon School both in London, and the Harrow International Schools in Bangkok, Beijing and Hong Kong. It will open in August 2016 on the newly developed Sunland project in the Waigaoqiao Free Trade Zone, 30 minutes from the centre of Shanghai.
Business Services / Consultancy Professional and Financial Services / Banking
Hawksford is an international provider of Corporate, Private Client and Funds Services with the headquarter in the British Isles. We are trusted to deliver efficient administration services to large and multinational corporates, and SMEs as well as entrepreneurs.
Hawksford China provides a complete suite of services which span all aspects of setup and ongoing company administration. We have more than 100 multilingual professionals based in 5 offices who are fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese, English, French, German, Spanish and Italian. With over 10 years' in-depth know-how, we are able to provide local knowledge and offer flexibility to our international clients in the key growth markets in China. We take on the burden of regulatory, financial and tax compliance, and corporate governance so clients can focus on managing and growing their business.
Hays is the leading global specialist recruiting group. It is the expert at recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people worldwide. Hays China operates four local offices in Shanghai, Beijing, Suzhou and Guangzhou. It is the local representative office for Hays plc, which is a global company. As at 31 December 2014 Hays employed 8,748 staff operating from 244 offices in 33 countries across 20 specialisms. For the year ended 30 June 2014, Hays placed around 57,000 candidates into permanent jobs and around 212,000 people into temporary assignments. 24% of Group net fees were generated in Asia Pacific.
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP Shanghai Representative Office(HSF)
Herbert Smith Freehills is one of the world’s leading law firms with 3,000 lawyers, including 484 partners, in 26 offices spanning Asia, Europe, Australia, the US and the Middle East. We work for some of the biggest and most ambitious multinationals across all major regions of the world. As the largest, fully-integrated law firm in Asia Pacific, we can provide our clients with unparalleled depth of expertise as the economic importance of this region continues to grow.
Our Shanghai office advises new entrants and long-established clients on investment in the PRC and on PRC-related disputes. We act for international and Chinese business clients on cross-border work, including high-profile deals.
Business Services / Consultancy Education / Training
HI-COM is a professional language service agency, located in Shanghai, providing a wide range of services including translation and localization, simultaneous and consecutive interpreting, social media management, and copywriting.
HI-COM also provides services specifically tailored to making life easier for foreign companies with a presence in China, such as certified translation recognized by the Chinese Government, for legal and administrative purposes.
Hogan Lovells is a global legal practice providing high quality advice to corporations, financial institutions and governmental entities across a broad spectrum of businesses involving complex legal and commercial issues, both globally and locally. We have over 2,500 lawyers operating out of more than 51 offices around the world. In Asia Pacific, we have offices in Beijing, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Perth, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo and Ulaanbaatar.
Our Beijing and Shanghai offices have more than 70 lawyers including 12 partners, helping clients navigate through the maze and avoiding common pitfalls to achieve their business goals. From Beijing to Shanghai and beyond, we cover all of the major Chinese cities through good working relationships with leading local law firms across the nation. Our long-standing cooperation arrangement with the Chinese bar and the All-China Lawyers Association further boosts our coverage.
Horizons is a unique advisory firm providing highly specialized legal and tax solutions that allow enterprises to thrive in today’s complex transnational corporate environment.
We leverage an international network of professionals to expertly and effectively address multifaceted corporate issues. We do so across world regions and legal systems, deploying an adept understanding of and ability to leverage socialist, common, civil and sharia law for your benefit.
Business Services / Consultancy Professional and Financial Services / Banking
HSC has been designing and creating health & life insurance solutions globally for mobile citizens over a decade now, whether they are employees of companies, schools, international organizations or individuals.
We understand your concerns and anticipate your needs. We adapt to new challenges with tailor-made solutions to facilitate your daily health management through innovative products and services. As a leader in international School Employee Benefits, with over 100 school clients, HSC has a very strong track record in business development values from fortune 500 companies, international schools and SMEs.
We believe every client is unique therefore we always provide tailor-made services and solutions. If you would like to efficiently manage time and grow your business, we are here for you.
HSBC Bank (China) Company Limited started operations on 2 April 2007 as one of the first locally incorporated foreign banks. It is wholly owned by its parent in Hong Kong, The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited. The Bank currently has a service network of over 170 outlets across more than 50 cities, the largest network and the widest geographical reach of any foreign bank in Mainland China. HSBC China offers a comprehensive range of corporate banking, retail banking and wealth management services. The bank supports both local and international businesses throughout China with a comprehensive network of specialist relationship managers.2007 as one of the first locally incorporated foreign banks. It is wholly owned by its parent in Hong Kong, The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited. The Bank currently has a service network of over 170 outlets across more than 50 cities, the largest network and the widest geographical reach of any foreign bank in Mainland China. HSBC China offers a comprehensive range of corporate banking, retail banking and wealth management services.
Immersive is an interdisciplinary creative studio with a global team of visual storytellers and creative technologists working together to transform imaginative concepts into ground-breaking realities.
Combining art, science and technology, we defy boundaries to change the way stories are told and experienced. From art installations and exhibitions, VR and AR productions, live events and immersive theatre, we make world-first experiences that amaze and inspire audiences around the world.
Ince is an international commercial law firm established in 1870 with approximately 400 lawyers in 22 offices globally - London, Hong Kong, Singapore, Beijing, Shanghai, Dubai, Bristol, Gibraltar, Glasgow, Limassol and Piraeus. We practice English, German, Greek, PRC, Hong Kong law, and Singapore law via Formal Law Alliance with local law practice Incisive Law LLC.
The Ince Group is listed on the London Stock Exchange, as well as our first class legal services, we are able to provide a wealth of professional services and advice to our clients.
INEOS is a leading manufacturer of petrochemicals, specialty chemicals and oil products. Comprising 18 businesses, with a production network spanning 80 manufacturing facilities in 16 countries, it produces more than 60 million tonnes of petrochemicals, 20 million tons per annum of crude oil refined products (fuels) and annual sales revenue around $50bn. Worldwide, INEOS employs 18,500 people.
IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is a global organisation with a broad portfolio of hotel brands, including InterContinental® Hotels and Resorts, Kimpton® Hotels and Restaurants, Hotel Indigo®, EVEN® Hotels, HUALUXE® Hotels and Resorts, Crowne Plaza® Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn®, Holiday Inn Express®, Holiday Inn Club Vacations®, Holiday Inn Resort®, Staybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites®.
IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns more than 5,200 hotels and nearly 780,000 guest rooms in almost 100 countries, with more than 1,500 hotels in its development pipeline. IHG also manages IHG® Rewards Club, our global loyalty programme, which has more than 100 million enrolled members.
InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group’s holding company and is incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales. More than 350,000 people work across IHG’s hotels and corporate offices globally.
International Business School Suzhou (IBSS) at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Education / Training
Formed in 2006, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU) is a joint venture of Xi’an Jiaotong University in China and the University of Liverpool in the UK. As an independent Sino-foreign cooperative university, XJTLU captures the essence of both of its prestigious parents and is the first and only of its kind approved by the Ministry of Education.
International Business School Suzhou (IBSS) is the largest school of XJTLU which consist of five departments of Accounting, Economics, Finance, Intelligent Operations and Marketing, and Strategic Management and Organizations with over 150 staff members and more than 4,700 students from over 60 different countries. The school is based on strong principles of internationalism, innovation, inspiration and integrity to create a positive impact on society through teaching, research and business engagement. IBSS became the youngest business school in the world to achieve AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA triple accreditation.
Intralink helps companies grow their businesses by managing sales, licensing and investment programs in Asia. We identify opportunities, engage potential customers and partners, and develop and execute go-to-market strategies. Through our team of over 70 full-time people, we offer a low risk, cost effective and practical means to enter new markets, generate new and incremental revenues, and establish an in-country presence
As the regional business development agency, Invest NI’s role is to grow the local economy. We do this by supporting new and existing businesses to compete internationally, and by attracting new investment to Northern Ireland. We are part of the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment and provide strong government support for business by effectively delivering the Government’s economic development strategies. Invest NI offers the Northern Ireland business community a single organisation providing highquality services, programmes, support and expert advice. We principally support those businesses that can make the greatest contribution to growing our economy. These are businesses that have ability to grow and drive productivity in the economy and are keen to export their goods and services outside Northern Ireland
iStage Academy is an international bilingual performaing arts company located in the centre of Lujiazui in Shanghai. Since it opened the door in April 2016, it has been developing at a fast pace. In June 2016, British council visited iStage. In November 2016, the founder of iStage was rewarded the 2016 top female entrepreneur in Shanghai.
iStage Academy offers high quality courses and examinations in Music, Drama, Musical Theatre and Dance to children aged 2.5 to 18 and adults. We have an outstanding academic team who were carefully selected to meet our high education standards as well as to provide the best educational experience to our students.
J.M.Gemini, part of the Gemini Group of companies, is a full service HR Solutions firm HQ’d in Shanghai that in 2013 celebrated its 20th anniversary in China. IMS is the executive search services boutique arm of J.M.Gemini and the leading provider of interim management in China. With a strong team of qualified, industry-specific consultants, we serve clients through our network of offices in Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Hong Kong. We also have offices in South East Asia including Singapore and Thailand.
Jaguar Land Rover is a British automotive manufacturer possessing two premium luxury car brands. JLR vehicles were first introduced to China in 2003, and due to rapid market development, a China National Sales Company was established in July 2010. Since then, the company has continued to see solid growth in China, which is now its largest market worldwide. With a wide dealership and infrastructure network, JLR aims to bringing excellent products, services and brand experience to China. It is committed to f=growing with the China market and places importance on sustainable development and giving back to society.
Jardine Matheson was formed as a trading partnership in China in 1832 by William Jardine and James Matheson. The two founders instilled an enterprising culture into their new trading partnership, as well as qualities such as an independent spirit, financial prudence, commercial acumen and the understanding of the need to build strong relationships in business. Over the years, these qualities have helped those working for Jardines overcome many challenges and to consolidate its leading position in Asia. Jardine Matheson is today a diversified business group focused principally on Asia, employing 330,000 people. Its businesses comprise a combination of cash generating activities and long-term property assets. Jardine Matheson Holdings Limited is incorporated in Bermuda and has a premium listing on the London Stock Exchange, with secondary listings in Bermuda and Singapore. Jardine Matheson Limited operates from Hong Kong and provides management services to Group companies.
The story of JCB is one of innovation, ambition and sheer hard work. From small beginnings building agricultural tipping trailers in 1945, to the global force in manufacturing the company has become today, JCB has constantly pushed the boundaries in our desire to be the best. Today, we have 22 plants on four continents and more than 750 dealers around the world. JCB China was established in August 2004 and completed a $ 20 million investment in a China factory in Shanghai 2006. As one of the 22 factories, JCB China has state-of-theart facilities - equipped with a new R & D centre, service training base, demonstration base and a Chinese part centre. The production plant will be producing all machines for Chinese market by early 2014.
Jing An Shangri-La, West Shanghai is one of the best hotels with 508 guests rooms and 4,465 square metres of meeting and conference space. Six unique restaurants which is Café Liang, Summer Palace, The 1515 West, Chophouse & Bar, Calypso Restaurant & Lounge and Tsuru Resuatrant are all very popular. Jing An Shangri-La, West Shanghai is a flagship store in China with its top location, service and products.
John Swire & Sons (China) LTD Shanghai Representative Office
Swire is a highly diversified global business group, which has been in operation for over 200 years.
The Swire group’s principal areas of operation are in the Asia Pacific region, centred on Greater China, where the name “太古” or Taikoo, meaning” Great and Ancient”, is a household name. Swire’s businesses are grouped into five categories: Property, Aviation, Beverages & Food Chain, Marine Services and Trading & Industrial. These activities come under Hongkong-Based, publicly quoted Swire Pacific Limited, or are held by parent company, John Swire & Sons Limited.
Swire first opened an office in Shanghai in 1866 to trade in tea and textiles. Today, the group’s interests in the Chinese Mainland range from properties and aircraft engineering to retailing. Swire subsidiaries are partners to some of the Chinese Mainland’s most successful companies, including Sino-Ocean Group Holing, Air China and COFCO. International partners on the Chinese Mainland include The Coca-Cola Company and The Boeing Company.
Johnson Matthey (Shanghai) Catalyst Co., Ltd. is a wholly owned subsidiary company of Johnson Matthey. The business area includes industrial catalyst and noble metal chemicals. It was registered on January 29, 2007 in Songjiang District, Shanghai, with construction area of 14000 m2 and total investment of USD 27 million. A refining facility is going to open in full 2016 in ZhangJiaGang Chemical Industrial Park with construction area of 26000 m2 and total investment of GBP 18 million.
PR / Advertising / Exhibition Creative / Media / Fashion
Jones Knowles Ritchie (JKR) is an independent design-led creative company with offices in London, New York, and Shanghai. The 300-strong team design brands to show up in the world in the most distinctive and relevant ways, across the entire consumer experience. Since its inception in 1990, JKR has partnered with companies including Unilever, ABInBev, Kraft Heinz and Mars Inc through to category disruptors Hippeas, Ugly Drinks and Walker and Company to create work recognised by the industry's top events, award shows and publications.
Business Services / Consultancy Creative / Media / Fashion
JWDK is an international brand experience design firm. With design thinking at our core, we help businesses to innovate and advance their brands in the China marketplace. For over 18 years our cultural and customer know-how has underpinned our strategic advice, offering businesses a more successful route to market. Our services include brand consultation and strategy, brand design and brand management across a wide range of industries. Clients include Coca Cola, Xintiandi, Proctor & Gamble, etc.
Business Services / Consultancy Creative / Media / Fashion Information Technology / Communication PR / Advertising / Exhibition
KANVID is an independent ‘Visual Content Creation’ studio specialising in photos and videos for eCommerce use, short introductory videos, social media visual creations, and bespoke content creation.
Everything we produce is made in-house using our team of highly experienced Art Directors, Videographers, Photographers, Image Editors, Animators, Video Editors, and Stylists.
KANVID combines the latest cutting edge content production technology, utilising the likes of StyleShoots Photography and Video equipment to produce high quality bespoke scalable solutions.
KANVIDs’ main studio is situated in the heart of Shanghai, China. The studio is ideally located close to source of many of our clients suppliers meaning lead times to market can be drastically shortened by moving content production upstream. Online brand stores can have their ecommerce content online weeks earlier so they can begin taking orders and reservations much earlier.
KANVIDs’ clients span the globe and include the likes of, Kmart, La Perla, Ted Baker, Juicy Couture, Gieves & Hawkes, Kent & Curwen and Klipsch to name just a few and are across a wide variety of industries from fashion to electronics, and homeware.
Kerry Hotel Pudong, Shanghai, is the premier luxury hotel in the center of Pudong Area, providing a lifestyle setting with urban resort facilities.
As part of the Kerry Parkside lifestyle complex comprising of a shopping mall, Kerry Hotel Pudong is adjacent to the city’s ‘green lung’ Century Park, directly connected to Metro Line 7 and neighbouring SNIEC-Shanghai New International Expo Centre.
The hotel offers 574 guestrooms and suites while boasting some of Shanghai’s spacious and advanced conference and banqueting facilities of 26 multi-purpose function rooms over 8,500 square metres, including the 2,230 square metres Shanghai Ballroom and 1,018 square metres Pudong Ballroom.
Spanning 6,000 square metres, the hotel offers a well-equipped hotel sports and recreational facility, Kerry Sports for a work-life balance.
KPMG is a global network of professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We operate in 147 countries and territories and have more than 219,000 people working in member firms around the world.
In 1992, KPMG became the first international accounting network to be granted a joint venture licence in mainland China. KPMG was also the first among the Big Four in mainland China to convert from a joint venture to a special general partnership, as of 1 August 2012. Now KPMG China is based in 24 offices across 22 cities with around 12,000 partners and staff.
Leadec Industrial Services (Shanghai) Co., Ltd is the leading international company worldwide foot printed at EAME for more than 50 years. Founded in 1998, Leadec Industrial Services (Shanghai) Co., Ltd has 1600+ employees served manufacturers and suppliers at 50+ different locations in 20+ cities around China in diversified high technical industries. Leadec provides customized and fully integrated industrial solutions, including production equipment maintenance, technical facility management & operations, technical cleaning, manufacturing support, electrical & mechanical installation, dis-reassembly, relocation automation solutions,etc.
Linklaters is a leading global law firm, supporting clients in achieving their strategies wherever they do business. We use our expertise and resources to help clients pursue opportunities and manage risk across emerging and developed markets around the world.
In China, our integrated China team is made up of over 230 lawyers, half of whom speak Chinese, working across three major business centres: Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong. Each of our lawyers has his or her own specialisation in M&A and strategic investment both in and out of China, competition and regulatory, private equity, banking and projects, capital markets and dispute resolution.
Our China team offers a compelling combination of technical skills, market expertise, cultural awareness, linguistic capabilities and commercial judgement.
Since 2007, Lloyd’s China has provided reinsurance capacity for the fast growing Chinese insurance market and following a change of licence scope in 2010 is now able to write direct insurance business in Shanghai and Beijing. Lloyd’s China Beijing Branch was officially opened in March 2015 to provide access to new business and forge closer links with business partners in China’s capital. At the start of 2016, there are 26 underwriting divisions to provid a wide range of products to China market.
Since 1908, LEVC has built a reputation with our customers for long term performance. Our guiding principle is sustainable innovation. Every vehicle we’ve produced, every technology we’ve introduced, has been engineered to last. The design of our iconic black cabs has stood the test of time. Today, as the world turns away from fossil fuels towards a cleaner future, long term performance takes on even greater significance.
As a business, we have focused entirely on producing innovative, zero emissions capable electric vehicles since 2017.
LEVC is leading the charge to provide green mobility solutions that accelerate cleaner cities around the world.
Manchester Education International was established in 2015 to create and develop strong educational links between UK and China
We specialise in, but are not limited to: Student Recruitment, Summer Schools, Extra-Curricular Activity Programmes, CPD Courses, Top-Up Courses, Educational Research, Internships (virtual and in-person).
MEI works hard, together with our allied operation in Shanghai, Yechen Education – our China arm – to recognise the educational needs of individuals and specific groups in China and to match their aspirations with the perfect educational provider in UK.
Forbes Five-Star rated Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai is spectacularly located on the banks of the Huangpu River, lying in the heart of Pudong’s central financial district. Surrounded by the gleaming skyscrapers of Lujiazui, we offer a unique blend of style and comfort with a stunning design, world-class restaurants, serene spa and Mandarin Oriental's legendary service.
Mazars is an internationally integrated partnership, specialising in audit, accountancy, advisory, tax and legal services*. Operating in over 90 countries and territories around the world, we draw on the expertise of more than 44,000 professionals – 28,000+ in Mazars’ integrated partnership and 16,000+ via the Mazars North America Alliance – to assist clients of all sizes at every stage in their development.
*where permitted under applicable country laws.
McKinsey is a global management consulting firm. Today we have more than 1,000 Partners, consultants, and professional support staff located across six locations in China: Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Hong Kong, Taipei and Chengdu.
We are the trusted advisor to the region’s leading businesses, governments, and institutions. Our primary mission is to help our clients achieve substantial and enduring impact by tackling their biggest issues concerning strategy, sales & marketing, operations, organization, technology and corporate finance.
Mindfront Health (China) brings the evidence-based mental health treatment programs (Remarksl)and integrated medical service system originating from Australia into China while cooperating with established public mental health institutions and well-known expert teams in China. We aim to build an integrated evidence-based medical treatment and non-medical intervention system customized for the Chinese population. We are committed to be the leader of modern medical services in mental health field of China.
Mindfront Health currently has medical facilities in Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, and Xi'an, providing psychiatric service, Psychotherapy/counseling,[Psychotherapy/counseling ] group therapy, art therapy and psychoeducation courses, allowing clients to experience professional team services and privacy protection in a safe, comfortable, and relaxing treatment environment.
Modern Space Design & Decoration (Shanghai) Co., Ltd
Manufacturing / Engineering
Modern Space Design & Decoration (Shanghai) Co., Ltd is a foreign owned company, parent company located at HK and have branches in US, Europe. Modern Space specializing in designing and manufacturing high-end display fixtures, hotel furnitures and other customized wood and stainless steel made products and related installation and maintenance service. Modern Space also provides design and decoration service for brands shops or exhibition rooms. Modern Space equips the most advanced machines and production lines for serving global wide markets and aims for providing the best quality of products and service for the customers.
Since the Company listed in June 2007, Modern Water has expanded its operations into Oman, Gibraltar, China, South Africa, the United States and around the UK.
Modern Water owns, installs and operates world-leading membrane technologies and develops and supplies advanced systems for water monitoring. Modern Water takes a global approach to providing technologies focused on addressing the scarcity of fresh water and the treatment of wastewater.
Morgan Advanced Materials plc is a globally recognized materials company that provides highly engineered solutions to its chosen markets. Morgan Advanced Materials has a global presence with operations in more than 50 countries. We are based in the UK and listed on the London Stock Exchange.
At Nord Anglia Education, we open doors for our students by creating life-changing experiences. Our schools in China have 20 years’ experience educating a generation of global citizens who have gone on to change the world for the better. We are the most forward thinking, technology-enabled educators in the world, using our global reach and world class teachers to create a learning experience like no other.
At our three outstanding schools in Shanghai; The British International School Shanghai Puxi (BISS Puxi), Nord Anglia International School Shanghai, Pudong (NAIS Pudong) and Nord Anglia Chinese International School, Shanghai (NACIS), our students learn faster, go further and are more fulfilled than in any other schools.
Being part of Nord Anglia allows us to create life-changing experiences for our students through our global collaborations with world-leading institutions and organisations like The Juilliard School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and UNICEF.
O’Melveny & Myers is an international law firm with approximately 700 lawyers in 15 offices in the United State, Europe, and Asia. O’Melveny has been in Asia for more than two decades and has experienced legal professionals in key financial hubs in China, Japan, Korea and Southeast Asia, including within China large offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong. We represent a broad spectrum of clients, including some of the world’s largest financial institutions and corporations. Our international network and expertise enables us to provide coordinated, expert and innovative legal advice in an extensive range of practice areas and markets.
Peak Scientific is a leading innovator in the design, manufacture and support of high performance gas generators for analytical laboratories as well as a range of modular, scalable Nitrogen generators for use in manufacturing and other industrial processes. Established in the UK in 1997 near Glasgow (Scotland), where its corporate Headquarters, and high-tech manufacturing and R&D facilities reside, Peak Scientific has a significant local presence on every continent – including major operations in North America, China and India.
Pernod Ricard China leads the way among all international wine and spirits groups. Key brands such as Chivas Regal, Martell and Royal Salute were introduced into the country over two decades ago, since then they have grown to become China’s leading portfolio of imported spirits. The acquisition of Allied Domecq and Vin & Sprit further consolidated Pernod Ricard’s leadership in China with the addition of Ballantine’s, Mumm, Perrier-Jouët, Beefeater, Kahlúa and Malibu in 2005, and Absolut vodka in 2008 to the already strong brand portfolio.
Pernod Ricard has a wholly-owned trading company based in Shanghai, with a strong distribution network all across China and key offices located in Beijing, Guangzhou and Xiamen. Pernod Ricard also has a wholly-owned production company in China, Pernod Ricard (Ningxia) Winemakers Co., Ltd., which is engaged in grape-growing and production of Helan Mountain branded wines.
PwC China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau work together on a collaborative basis, subject to local applicable laws. Collectively, we have around 620 partners and a strength of over 15,000 people.
We are located in these cities: Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Chongqing, Shenyang, Dalian, Xi'an, Chengdu, Qingdao, Nanjing, Suzhou, Wuhan, Hangzhou, Ningbo, Xiamen, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Hong Kong, Taipei, Chungli, Hsinchu, Kaohsiung, Taichung, Tainan, and Macau.
The award–winning Pudong Shangri-La Hotel is located in the heart of Lujiazui finance and trade zone of Shanghai. It enjoys easy access to both Hongqiao and Pudong international airports and is also close to the tunnels and subway connecting Pudong to Puxi. Sited along the Huangpu River, the hotel has breathtaking views of Shanghai’s legendary riverfront – the Bund. Famous landmarks, tourist attractions, restaurants and shopping malls are
WE Red Bridge is an award-winning integrated communications consultancy, born through the merging of two leading independent agencies who shared a single common goal: to do things differently.
With a company culture founded on integrity, teamwork, creativity and entrepreneurial savvy, we work as business partners to our clients to think ahead, challenge the status quo, and deliver tangible business results.
Providing integrated consumer, technology, b2b and healthcare sector expertise, our strength is working with first-mover brands that are seeking to define an industry category, those that are leading the way through technological and social innovation, and the mavericks, our kindred spirits, who dare to challenge convention.
With offices in Shanghai and Beijing, plus access to a network of offices in over 18 countries, WE Red Bridge provides clients in China with an alternative – a connected independent consultancy, local in its focus, creative in its approach, and international in its thinking.
Renishaw is one of the world’s leading engineering and scientific technology companies, with expertise in precision measurement and healthcare. The company supplies products and services used in applications as diverse as jet engine and wind turbine manufacture, through to 3D printing, dentistry and brain surgery.
The Renishaw Group currently has 79 offices in 37 countries, with over 4,400 employees, of which over 2,500 people are employed within the UK. For the year ended June 2020, Renishaw achieved sales of £510 million, of which 94% was due to exports. The company’s largest markets are China, the USA, Japan and Germany.
To provide more efficient & better technical solutions to Asian and domestic clients, Ricardo established a WOFE since July 2007 and moved into the Caohejing Hi-Tech Park facility thereafter to allow an expansion of approximately 100 engineers. Since the 1st Chinese engine program in the late 1970’s, Ricardo had successfully delivered and supported numerous partners in China on clean-sheet engine development & design, transmission design, engine review & upgrades, various hybrid architectural definition & development, market study for product road-map both domestic & international. As a part of Ricardo diversification, Ricardo Rail and Ricardo Energy & Environment were acquired to provide technical expertise, assurance and specialist engineering services to help clients navigate the rail industry's demands and the most pressing global energy and environmental challenges. Ricardo’s open approach in technology transfer is very much appreciated by our partners.
Rotork is the market leading actuator manufacturer and flow control company that operates in any market where the flow of gasses or liquids needs to be controlled. It has established manufacturing facilities, a global network of local offices and agents who can truly provide a worldwide service.
For over fifty years, engineers have relied upon Rotork for innovative, dependable solutions to manage the flow of liquids, gases and powders. Rotork products and services are helping organisations in the oil and gas, water and waste water, power, marine, mining, food, pharmaceutical and chemical industries around the world to improve efficiency, assure safety and protect the environment.
Runxin insurance broker is a nationwide China insurance broker established in 2009 with a strong focus on medical insurance and employee benefits present in Guangzhou, Beijing and Shanghai. Outside of Mainland China, we have set up a cooperation with the Abacare Group Limited, an international insurance brokerage company with presence in Hong Kong and South East Asia and supported by a team of 100 people coming from over 20 countries. We provide medical, life and property & casualty insurance solutions for local citizens as well as expatriates.
Energy / Environment Information Technology / Communication
S.B. Submarine Systems (SBSS) is Asia’s leading provider of submarine cable installation and maintenance solutions. Serving both the fibre optic and power cable sectors, the company has expertise in telecommunications, power utility, oil and gas and renewables markets. SBSS was established in 1995 in Shanghai and is a joint venture between China Comservice and the Global Marine Group.
Santa Fe Relocation is an innovative global mobility company specializing in managing and delivering high-quality Relocation Services worldwide. Our core competence is supporting corporations and their employees as they relocate and settle in a new country. We provide these services at a consistently high standard, locally and globally. A key to this strength is the ability to manage our service delivery through our own operations across six continents. Santa Fe Relocation is fully committed to our customer-centric philosophy and to our mission: “We make it easy”.
Construction / Real Estate / Real Estate Management
A prestigious 160-year-old brand Savills plc is a leading global real estate services company listed on the FTSE 250 London Stock Exchange. Established in 1855, the company maintains a rich heritage of unrivalled growth with an international network of over 600 offices and associates across the UK, Continental Europe, the US and Asia Pacific, offering a broad range of specialist advisory, management and transactional services.
A glorious 20-year journey in China
Since 1995, when its Mainland presence was first established in Shanghai, Savills has always focused on providing clients with all-round services and innovative solutions through an expanding business network. It currently operates across 14 offices in four first-tier cities (Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou and Shenzhen) and ten key regional cities (Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Qingdao, Shenyang, Tianjin, Xiamen and Zhuhai), with an elite workforce of over 6,000 professionals.
As Scottish Government‘s trade and investment agency, we aim to support Scottish companies to think, compete and trade globally. We also want to attract quality investment, innovation and talent into Scotland. In China, our team of 13 trade and investment officers are based at the British Embassy in Beijing, and British Consulates in Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong. Working closely together with other UK Government partners, we are driving forward Scotland-China collaboration in renewable energy, life sciences, fintech and the consumer industries.
Biotechnology / Healthcare / Pharmaceutical Business Services / Consultancy
Circle Harmony Health is the only medical institution established by Circle Health UK in Greater China, and invested by Fortune 500 companies Taiping Insurance and Xinxing Development Group and others. Circle Harmony brings the innovative and advanced management concepts and philosophy to China, and is committed to establish international clinical networks with both leading medical institutions and renowned doctors.
Consultancy in shipbuilding and heavy engineering structures. Survey of ships. Technical support for shipowners. Tecnical advisers for insurance companies and legal firms. Supply of ships critical spare parts.
SMITCO is a wholly foreign owned enterprise trading since April 2014. The owners Action Storage Systems Ltd are in the UK. The parent company, trading for 29 years is based in Milton Keynes. The challenge for SMITCO is to build up a distributor network throughout China for its Atlas Steel Locker and its eXtreme Plastic Locker ranges. These branded products, owned by Action Storage, are already manufactured here in the PRC. Our prime target markets are Education, Food Manufacturing, and Leisure. By the end of 2015 we intend to have distributors in all the tier one cities. So far we are represented in Shenzhen and Beijing as well as Guizhou, Luoyang and Harbin.
Synthomer is one of the world’s foremost suppliers of aqueous polymers and has leadership positions in many markets. Our polymers help customers create new products and enhance the performance of existing products in key industries such as coatings, construction, textiles, paper and synthetic latex gloves. With the acquisition in 2016 of Hexion’s Performance Adhesives and Coatings (PAC) business, Synthomer grew its global manufacturing network, expanded its product portfolio and boosted its geographical presence, allowing it to better serve new and existing customers around the world.
Business Services / Consultancy Recruitment / Human Resources
SB&A - Shi Bisset & Associates was founded in 2004 by Dr Shi Bisset, an Organisational Development expert with a global reputation as a master Change Agent and Coach.
With over 30 years of Organisational Development, Performance Management and Executive Coaching experience in Asia, the Middle East and Europe, SB&A is one of the few global consultancies which provide truly custom-made solutions to management issues – in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, English, French, Italian and other languages.
SB&A is a specialised team of Consultants that leverage on a global Strategic Partnership network to provide fit-for-future solutions to our clients, addressing their actual business needs.
SB&A helps entire organisations function as a coherent, energised system by designing tools to help clients recognise their current levels of success and identify new initiatives that will take them to greater heights.
Founded in 2015 in the UK, Simba has now become the one of the fastest growing mattress-in-a-box brands in Europe.
Simba create the mattress used research profiles from more than 10 million sleepers - including 180 million body profile data points, designed over 70 prototypes – using that information that works for every body type. Cutting-edge design. Foam. Springs. All with one thing in mind: the perfect night's sleep.
Operation in nine countries across Europe, Asia, and North America, Simba insists using materials and processes that help the world transition to sustainably produce sleep products.
In China, the award-winning Simba Hybrid mattress is now available on Tmall and JD online stores, as well a series of mattress and pillows that tailored to fit Chinese consumer’s body and preferences.
Solving the world’s sleep dilemma is Simba’s way of making the world a better place to be.
Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ) Shanghai Branch
Professional and Financial Services / Banking
SEB is a North European financial group servicing some 400,000 corporate customers and institutions and 4,000,000 private customers. Founded in 1856, SEB is present in over twenty countries across the globe, via its representative office in Beijing, SEB has been present in China for over 30 years.
After the establishment of the branch in Shanghai in 2005, SEB now provides corporate clients with direct local access to experts in various fields, e.g., trading, cash management, lending, trade finance and corporate advisory.
Opened in 2003, SmartShanghai has risen to become the largest independent English language media platform, in the world’s most populous alpha tiered global city. With 170,000 foreigners currently registered in Shanghai, the platform has on average 250k – 270k unique users each month, 51% of which are over the age of 35, making the platform a key connection point with career & established professionals.
Smith & Nephew is a global medical technology business dedicated to helping improve people’s lives.
We have leadership positions in Orthopaedic Reconstruction, Advanced Wound Management, Sports Medicine and Trauma
• Orthopaedics Reconstruction - joint replacement systems for knees, hips and shoulders
• Advanced Wound Management - wound care treatment and prevention products used to treat hard-to-heal wounds
• Sports Medicine - minimally invasive surgery of the joint
• Trauma - products that help repair broken bones
We have almost 10,500 employees and a presence in more than 90 countries. Annual sales in 2012 were more than $4.1 billion.
Smiths Group is a global technology company listed on the London Stock Exchange. Smiths apply leading-edge technology to design, manufacture and deliver innovative solutions that meet our customers' needs. Smiths Group delivers products and services for the threat and contraband detection, medical devices, energy, communications and engineered components markets worldwide. Our customers range from governments and their agencies, to hospitals, petrochemical companies and equipment manufacturers and sevice providers in various sectors around the world. Our products and services make the world safer, healthier and more productive.
Spirax-Sarco is a multi-national industrial engineering group, started in 1888, which has its headquarters in Cheltenham, UK, with engineering expertise, specializing in steam solutions, electric thermal energy management, pumping and fluid path technologies. With a direct sales presence in over 60 countries we have a unique global coverage and serve customers in 130 countries worldwide.
We apply our unique industry expertise to our products and create bespoke engineering solutions for our customers around the world for energy savings, process efficiency, product quality and improvements in plant health, safety and regulatory compliance.
Business Services / Consultancy Professional and Financial Services / Banking
St. James’s Place is one of the largest wealth management companies serving the expatriate community living and working in Asia. We have many years of experience and have offices in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Singapore.
The strength of our business is underpinned by satisfied clients, their referrals and the dedication of our unrivalled team of St. James’s Place Partners. Constantly evolving to meet the ever-changing needs of our diverse client base, we are personally committed to providing quality face-to-face advice and the very best client service.
We are a leading international banking group, with more than 84,000 employees and a 150-year history in some of the world’s most dynamic markets across Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Standard Chartered PLC is listed on the London and Hong Kong Stock Exchanges as well as the Bombay and National Stock Exchanges in India.
In China, the Bank established its first branch in 1858 and has remained in operation since then. Standard Chartered Bank (China) Limited is one of the first foreign banks to locally incorporate in China in 2007. This demonstrates the Bank’s commitment to the market, and its leading position as a foreign bank in the banking industry. Standard Chartered has one of the largest foreign bank networks in China – with over 100 outlets across about 30 cities.
Established in 2007, invested from U.K., Star (Shanghai) provides a complete solution for your registration, accounting, financial consulting, taxation and financial soft development. We are also the Standing director of Shanghai Association of Accounting and Bookkeeping Services. With good relations and communications to tax bureaus, we have helped many foreign companies and investors to extend their businesses in China. We provide the most efficient business registration and financial outsourcing services, such as WOFE registration, bookkeeping, tax declaration, tax planning and tax refund. We have experience of many different types of business - retail, logistics, trading, industrial and manufacturing.
STUDIO DOHO is a boutique architecture and interior design studio, offering full-service design from concept to project management and site coordination. We believe design is storytelling and work closely with our clients to find the unique story that represents each project.
Suttons is an innovative logistics and supply chain company that aims to create a competitive advantage for our customers through a greater choice of products and services, a determined focus on how we can add value and increase efficiency and industry leading standards of SHEQ.
Construction / Real Estate / Real Estate Management
Swire Properties develops and manages commercial, retail, hotel and residential properties, with a particular focus on mixed-use development in prime locations at major mass transportation intersections. Listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, the Company’s investment portfolio in Hong Kong totals over 14 million sq ft of gross floor area, with Island East and Pacific Place as its core holdings. In Mainland China, Swire Properties has a portfolio including seven mixed-use developments in Beijing, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Shanghai & Dalian. HKRI Taikoo Hui in Shanghai is expected to open in phases from 2016 onwards.
Business Services / Consultancy Recruitment / Human Resources
Since 2002, Team Building Asia has delivered more than 1600 events and has developed a first-class reputation for its design and delivery of innovative, team-building solutions across a broad range of industries in the Asia-Pacific region. Managed by a crew of experienced and professional facilitators, our inspiring programmes can be tailored to an individual organisation’s specific requirements. With offices in Shanghai, Hong Kong, and Singapore.
Since opening in 2010 the award-winning Camel has quickly established itself as the Best Sports Bar in town. With access to over 150 sports channels from around the world, The Camel screens more live sports than any other bar in Shanghai – from Rugby to Cricket, Golf to Gaelic, NFL to NBA, English Premier League to Aussie Rules, if it’s being played then it’s likely we’re showing it! With over 30 screens across The Camel’s two locations, you’ll feel like you’ve got a front row ticket no matter where you’re sitting.
Edrington China Limited is an international premium spirits company, wholly-owned by a British Company, The Edrington Group, which engages in the area of brand marketing, local promotions, and distribution to widen channels for brands including The Macallan, The Famous Grouse, and Highland Park, Cutty Sark, Brugal and Snow Leopard in China market. The China headquarter is based in Shanghai and responsible for total commercial development.
Blending traditional Chinese elements with chic contemporary style, our 357 guest rooms and suites envelop travellers in spacious comfort. Each room elegantly appointed with indulgent furnishings and our signature amenities. All featuring stunning views of dynamic Shanghai framed by large floor-to-ceiling windows. At Cachet, enjoy a bountiful selection of international cuisines prepared at several interactive cooking stations. For those seeking an exceptional Chinese menu, T’ang Court offers a mix of traditional favourites and contemporary dishes. And when the sun goes down, head up to XTD elevated, a chic outdoor lounge that serves handcrafted cocktails and a variety of delightful snacks.
Enter a sanctuary of wellness and blissful indulgence. Stay healthy at our 24-hour Fitness Studio, with state-of-the-art equipment and cardio machines, or enjoy a few relaxing laps at our 25-metre heated indoor pool. If you need to wind down, pamper yourself with a collection of treatments, inspired by Traditional Chinese Medicine, at our award-winning Chuan Spa. Boardrooms for power meetings and ballrooms for elegant galas. 2,000 square metres of space adaptable to suit your event needs.
The Sino-British College (SBC) is an international university college established in 2006 as a Joint Venture (JV) by the University of Shanghai for Science and Technology (USST) and 9 NCUK universities: University of Bradford; University of Huddersfield; University of Leeds; Leeds Beckett University; Liverpool John Moores University; Manchester Metropolitan University; University of Salford; The University of Sheffield; Sheffield Hallam University. SBC is unique in two respects. First, it is the only such JV approved to operate in Shanghai. Second, it offers considerable choice and scope for students to continue their study with UK partners.
The Sukhothai Shanghai is a contemporary lifestyle hotel located in the heart of the city’s business and entertainment districts. With stylish yet timeless guest rooms, delectable culinary offerings, and exquisite wellness and event spaces, this inviting venue will inspire savvy urbanites with thoughtfully-crafted experiences.
The University of Manchester (UoM) is one of the UK’s 'redbrick' universities, has 25 Nobel Prize winners among its legacy. Manchester Business School (MBS) China Centre was established in Shanghai in 2008, bringing world class business education from UK to China. The network of MBS 7 international centres contributes to a broader engagement for global reputation including Manchester, Shanghai, Dubai, Singapore, US, Brazil and Hong Kong, with over 50,000 alumni worldwide.
Since 2016, MBS China Centre has been transferred to the UoM China Centre, aiming to demonstrating a long-term commitment and sustainable growth with its Chinese partners in terms of business practice and cultural communication. Currently over 1,000 executives are taking the part-time MBA at centre.
UoM China Centre offers Talent Management Partnership designed for international companies as they seek to attract, develop and retain their next generation of leaders, ensuring future business success.
Originating from the UK in 1999, Topgolf is a community driven sports entertainment concept – a mix of gaming, elevated food & drink offerings as well as entertainment in one venue. Since 2005, Topgolf has launched international venues in USA, Australia, Mexico, Dubai and now in China. There are over 70+ venues worldwide.
Topgolf enters China in 2021 with first international urban, indoor concept Lounge by Topgolf. Featuring VIP Swing Suite rooms with over 80+ golf and non-golf gaming options, Pan-Asian cuisine, craft cocktails as well as a 9-hole minigolf, Lounge by Topgolf is the perfect experience no matter the occasion. The full Topgolf flagship venue will be launched in Chengdu in late 2022.
Business Services / Consultancy Professional and Financial Services / Banking
Tricor Consultancy (Beijing) Limited (Tricor China) provides services on location from five cities in Mainland China – Beijing, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Shanghai and Shenzhen.
Tricor China Services specializes in guiding investors to navigate the vast Mainland China market, where business conditions and industry specific requirements may vary from province to province.
Tricor specialists, in collaboration with legal advisers and banks, provide expert advice and professional solutions to support Mainland China operations while providing maximum flexibility and scalability to those operations.
Established in 1961, TT Electronics is a global provider of engineered-electronics for performance critical applications, Who have years of experience and expertise in engineering and delivering electronics for applications in the harshest environments. Locating in Feng Qiao Industrial Park, #158-23 Hua shan Road, SND Suzhou, TT electronics integrated manufacturing services (Suzhou) Limited is a branch of TT Electronics, a London Stock Exchange listed electronic and electrical components and systems manufacturer.
Construction / Real Estate / Real Estate Management
Turner & Townsend is a global professional services organisation that provides consultancy, delivery, operations and programme management services to businesses that invest in, own and operate assets. We’re working with clients around the world in every sector including mining and metals, oil and gas, alternative energies, utilities, defense, power, transport, commercial property, health, education, hi-tech and manufacturing and pharmaceuticals, retail, regeneration, government and leisure and hospitality. We have over 4,000 people operating out of 87 offices in 33 countries. Turner & Townsend has been active in China since 1996 and have offices in Shanghai, Beijing, Tianjin, Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Macau.
The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) was the first Sino-foreign university to open in China. Established in 2004, it offers world-class teaching, research and knowledge exchange from its campus in the thriving city of Ningbo. With over 8,000 students, UNNC offers undergraduate and postgraduate British degrees, taught in English, which are awarded by the University of Nottingham, one of the UK’s top ten universities. Run with cooperation from the Wanli Education Group, UNNC offers programmes in a broad range of subjects and enjoys the full support of the senior leadership team at The University of Nottingham.
Biotechnology / Healthcare / Pharmaceutical Chemical / Petroleum
Victrex is an innovative world leader in high performance materials, serving a diverse range of markets, from smartphones, aeroplanes and cards to oil & gas platforms and medical devices. Our high performance polymer solutions are based around PEEK (polyetheretherketone) and PAEK (polyuaryletherketones), an ultra-high performance, durable, high strength and lightweight plastic that has a unique combination of properties, helping to improve reliablity, reduce weight, energy and CO2, and become a material of choice in an increasing range of products and applications. Victrex won the Queen's Award for Export (1997) and Queen's Award for Technology (2006)
Since it was founded in 1984, Virgin Atlantic Airways has become one of the world’s leading airlines serving the world’s major cities. Virgin Atlantic is the quintessential Virgin story. It has every ingredient: the small newcomer taking on the giant and complacent establishment, the people’s champion introducing better service and lower costs for passengers with a reputation for quality and innovative product development.
The worlds best student accommodation experience.
Vita Student has changed the face of student accommodation since its launch in 2014. We recognised that a large segment of both domestic and International students wanted a more premium, experience led accommodation that the market was not providing.
First class services, amazing events and experiences make Vita Student a unique proposition which has led to full occupancy across our residences and acclaimed industry recognition.
Founded in 2018, Wellington College International Hangzhou offers a world-class international education for children of expatriate families from the ages of 2 to 18. In Pre-Prep and Prep-School, the College follows the English National Curriculum, which is enhanced through the cross-curricula International Primary Curriculum. In Senior School, pupils will complete the IGCSE and then choose to follow either the IB Diploma Programme or A Levels, depending on their needs. As with all Wellington College schools, the Wellington Values and Identities form the core of the holistic education provided by Wellington College International Hangzhou.
Opened in August 2014 and located in the New Bund area, Wellington College International Shanghai is a fully co-educational day and boarding school with over 1100 pupils, aged 3 to 18 years old. Consistent with the ethos of its prestigious partner in the UK, the College seeks to develop the ‘Wellington Identity’ in every child. Wellingtonians are encouraged to be Inspired, Intellectual, Independent, Individual and Inclusive. Boasting a state-of-the-art campus, Wellington has built a vibrant community where all pupils strive to reach academic excellence and engage in a comprehensive range of opportunities in music, performing arts and sports.
Welsh Government Shanghai Office is committed to raising the profile of Wales in Shanghai and East China Region. We represent all the Welsh Government‘s interest in Shanghai, i.e. business, technology, education, culture, tourism, etc. We provide pathways for Welsh companies and organisations to develop profitable links with China, and promote Wales as a viable investment location for Chinese business looking to succeed in the UK and European market.
Founded twelve years ago by Patrick Laredo, X-PM is a front-ranking player in executive interim and project-management services and is currently bolstering its position in high-growth emerging markets. X-PM provides both hands-on executives and project management practices to monitor critical projects, take control of situations and deliver tangible results to its clients. Our savoir-faire is based on the experience of our senior partners, the quality and diversity of our talent pool and a well-rooted international network in Europe, Asia and America. Each project is managed by an X-PM Partner. X-PM partners rely on their former experience as general or functional managers: procurement, finance, human resources, information technology.
YK Pao School was set up in 2007 to be ‘A School for Tomorrow’s China.’ Its vision is deliberately focused on building a world-class school that educates future leaders academically and morally so that they have the skills, knowledge and character to shape China’s future within an increasingly globalized world.
Founded in 2006, the Cooper and Turner Asia Group (CTA) are a recognised manufacturer and supplier of high strength fasteners in China. CTA has two wholly owned domestic enterprises, which are, an International Trading company in Ningbo, and a state of the art 18,000MSq manufacturing site in Haiyan, Zhejiang Province. As a member of the Cooper and Turner Ltd group of companies in operation since the 19th century, CTA has been able to call upon over 150 years of fastener experience in setting up and developing their cutting edge domestic manufacturing capabilities.
Zodiac is an international ship management company specialising in the management of VLOCs, Capesize, Panamax, Handymax and Handysize Bulk Carriers, Chemical Tankers, LPG Tankers, Container Ships and Pure Car(Truck)Carriers. Zodiac is headquartered in London with a representative office in Shanghai. Zodiac manages one of the largest UK-flagged fleets. The Shanghai Representative is responsible for commercial negotiations for the Capesize Bulk Carriers with the steel mills and power utilities in the Asia Pacific region. It is also responsible for arranging the repair and dry docking of the companies’ vessels within China.
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