Equity Sales & Trading and research business line provides comprehensive institutional services such as trading services, research services, product sales and equity deals, and in long-term provides services to domestic and overseas professional investment institutions, ultra-high net worth investors and private equity funds.
Business Introduction

Equity Deal Services

Provide a comprehensive package of solutions to customized demands on equity investment & deal from our clients, including block trade, special entrusted trading and big shareholders’ placement.

Comprehensive Trading Services

  • With excellent performance and strict risk control, we provide a cross-market ALGO trading system for multiple assets and strategies.
  • Through special entrusted trading, we provide clients with customized trading execution services based on their needs for daily trading and shareholder purchasing/selling stocks.
  • We also provide smart trading tools and trading assistant tools for the trading process.

Investment Research Services

Provide scientific and timely research reports, road shows, commissioned research projects, forums, etc.

Product Sales

Provide clients with sales services for a package of financial products (including primary/secondary markets), and collaboratively recommend the company’s services from other business lines.

Corporate Access

Provide professional services such as corporate visits, meetings on special topic, expert services, corporate forums, etc.

Block Trade

Comprehensive Solution Provider for Block Trading

CITIC Securities is the deal-matcher/market-maker with the largest market share in the A-share block trading market, and CITIC Securities is also the counterparty with largest turnover in the whole market.

The annual turnover for regular block trade exceeds 10 billion RMB.

CITIC Securities has strong leading advantages in the following block trading areas:

  • Block trade for shareholding reduction in ultra-large scale (the scale of reduction is ten times larger than the daily average turnover)
  • Multiple shareholding reduction within a limited time
  • Collective shareholding reduction by multiple shareholders
  • Shareholding reduction by foreign shareholders
  • Shareholding reduction by state-owned corporate shareholders

Advantages of our Block Trade Business

Trade guaranteed by self-owned fund in CITIC Securities proprietary account.

  • CITIC Securities proprietary account provides guaranteed funds for the block trade.
  • Can execute the trade on the same day when clients confirm the intention on the trade.

CITIC Securities Bidding Trading Services

  • Provide bidding trading services to clients without demand on block trade.
  • Provide professional market monitoring and ALGO trading services, making trading executed in faster speed, higher stability and better performance.

Network Platform with Rich Client Resources

  • We have trading services relationships with the 200 largest institutional investors in the entire market, thus we can quickly connect with potential institutional investors.
  • More than 150 Qualified Foreign Institutional Investors (QFII) are clients of CITIC Securities’ trading services, so that we can provide a choice of foreign investor as counterparty.

Market-leading Capabilities on Solution Establishment and Professional Trading Desk

  • We can customize shareholding reduction plans according to client needs, and we have rich trading experience in stabilizing stock prices and enhancing liquidity during the period of shareholding reduction.
  • Trading executed by specialists from the trading desk of CITICS Equity Sales & Trading Department, and the trading team has an average of more than 6 years of experience in trading.
Algo Trading

We provide cross-market automated trading execution services for multiple assets and strategies, which can ensure execution efficiency, protect trading intentions, capture trading opportunities and obtain Alpha gains from the trading links

Based on the trading microstructure, market data and real-time info, we utilize computer programs and mathematical models to determine the timing, price and quantity of orders, and split orders intelligently rather than mechanically.

Our Smart Algo beats the market average price by 2bps in 2019, and the total traded value with Algo in 2019 exceeded 540 billion yuan, of which more than 70% of orders were passive trading.

We also send TCA (Trading Cost Analysis) reports every month

  • TWAP
  • VWAP
  • ······
  • TCA
Special Entrusted Trading

We provide clients with customized trading execution services based on needs for daily trading and shareholders purchasing/selling stocks, including but not limited to:

  • Stock purchasing by shareholders/ ESOP
  • Stock selling by controlling shareholders/state-owned shareholders
  • Stock selling by foreign strategic investors
  • Stock selling by private placement shareholders
  • Share buy-back of listed companies on the secondary market
  • “B to A” stocks selling
  • “H-share full circulation” stocks selling
  • controlling
  • listed
  • high net-worth
  • ESOP
  • private
  • private equity
  • Clients
  • professional
    trading team
  • professional
    trading system
  • professional
    trading plan
  • professional risk
  • professional
    data analysis
  • business

We have an experienced trading execution team:

  • One of the first QFII & WFOE trading teams in the A-share market, based in Beijing and Shanghai
  • We provide standard Chinese & English trading execution services and our trading team has an average experience of over 10 years
  • We have a special trading line for institutions, a high-speed trading channel, and a strong trading system
  • We provide a variety of electronic trading strategies for different orders
  • We set complete trading procedures and strict compliance control to reduce the risk of trading errors

The year of 2016 and 2015

Asia Money

The best sales trading service in China

The best trading execution in China

The year of 2014

The best domestic trading brokerage in China Mainland

Trading Assistant Tools & Services
  • Block trading matching services:
    With an abundant and reliable block trading stock pool, CITIC Securities is a core block trading market maker acknowledged by most professional investors
  • Info Express: A smart announcement notifying tool