GF Securities Co., Ltd. engages in the provision of capital market services.
It operates through the following segments: Investment Banking, Wealth Management, Trading and Institutional Client Services, Investment Management, and Others.
The Investment Banking segment includes underwriting commissions and sponsorship; advisory fees from equity and debt underwriting; and financial advisory services.
The Wealth Management segment includes fees and commissions from brokerage and investment advisory services; interest income from margin financing and securities lending activities, and reverse repurchase transactions and cash held on behalf of clients; and fees from selling financial products developed by the company and other financial institutions.
The Trading and Institutional Client Services segment includes investment gains and interest income from market-making in, proprietary trading of equity, fixed income, derivative securities, and other financial products; and fees and commissions from investment research and prime brokerage services.
The Investment Management segment includes management and advisory fees from asset management, fund management, and private equity investment management services; and investment gains from private equity and alternative investments.
The Others segment includes income from head office operations.
The company was founded on April 9, 1991 and is headquartered in Guangzhou, China.