CITIC Securities Co., Ltd. engages in the provision of financial products and services. It operates through the following business segments: Investment Banking, Brokerage, Trading, Asset Management, and Others. The Investment Banking segment is the securities placement and underwriting acitivities, and financial advisory services. The Brokerage segment refers to the securities and futures dealing and brokerage, as well as the sale of financial products as agent. The Trading segment is the equity, fixed income and derivatives trading and market-making, margin financing and securities lending and alternative investment activities. The Others segment handles private equity investment, principal investment and other financial activities. The company was founded on October 25, 1995 and is headquartered in Shenzhen, China.