CLSA established an office in London in 1989.
Since then, CLSA has been consistently ranked by UK and Europe-based asset managers as one of the leading providers of Asian equity market expertise.
More recently, CLSA in Europe has developed global equity capabilities and established corporate finance and fixed income divisions in conjunction with CITICS Securites, CLSA’s parent company.
CLSA has the most comprehensive coverage team of dedicated Asia, including Japan & Australia, equity sales specialists in Europe. In addition, CLSA’s international desk serves fund managers with global mandates and includes dedicated US-domestic equity sales and Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) specialist sales.
Our execution services team has the largest high-touch Asia sales-trading team in Europe as well as strong capabilities in global portfolio trading, electronic trading, US markets and frontier markets trading. CLSA has execution capability in over 60 markets across the globe.
Corporate Finance & Capital Markets
CLSA sources corporate finance and capital markets opportunities in Europe, particularly for companies seeking investment from China. A dedicated team of banking professionals are based in CLSA’s London office.
CLSA provides trading in Asian, high-yield and investment grade fixed income products to pan-European clients, off the back of CITICS dominant position in the Chinese bond markets.
An extensive corporate access programme connects more than 120 Asian, Australian and US companies to European investors each year. CLSA’s London-based corporate access team arrange numerous themed access days, non-deal roadshows, conference calls and meetings across London and Europe.
In addition, the CLSA U programme is offered to European fund managers with more than 20 annual events.