Bank of Communications
BoCom office in Shanghai  


Bank of Communications (BoCom) was founded in 1908 and today it is the seventh largest commercial bank in China with assets of CNY 6.268 trillion (US$1.012 trillion) as of December 31, 2014. With over 94,400 employees, BoCom provides a wide range of commercial and retail banking services through over 180 branches and 2,700 banking outlets nationwide and through 12 overseas branches in New York, San Francisco, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Singapore, Seoul, Sydney, Macau, Ho Chi Minh, Taipei and London. The New York Branch was established in 1991 as federal-chartered wholesale banking institution dedicated to serving commercial and industrial business in the United States and promoting Sino-American trade. The Bank’s Board of Directors is composed of 16 directors, including 4 executive directors, 7 non-executive directors, and 5 independent non-executive directors. HSBC Holdings, the overseas strategic partner, holds close to a 20% interest in BoCom. As of April 10, 2015, the company had a market capitalization of US$76.3 billion.

 Top 10 shareholders (as of June 30, 2014)

Shareholder Shareholding percentage
Ministry of Finance 26.53%
HKSCC Nominees Limited 20.07%
HSBC 18.70%
SSF 4.42%
Capital Airports Holding Co 1.68%
Shanghai Haiyan Investment Management 1.09%
Ping An Life Insurance Company 0.95%
China FAW Group Corporation 0.89%
Yunnan Hongta Group 0.89%
Luneng Group 0.77%

Head office address:
188 Yinchengzhong Road
Shanghai 200120, China
Phone: +86-21-95559

Bocom UK Ltd
4th Floor, 1 Bartholomew Lane
London EC2N 2AX, UK
Tel: 0044(0)20-76147600

New York Branch
One Exchange Plaza, 55 Broadway
31st & 32nd Floor, New York, NY
Tel: 001-212-376-8030

San Francisco Branch
575 Market Street, 38th Floor
San Francisco CA94105, USA

Frankfurt Branch
Neue Mainzer, Str. 75, 60311
Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Tel: 0049-69-6605890

Sydney Branch
Level 27, 363 George Street
Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia