A successful meeting between the delegation of Guangzhou Tianhe and the German-Chinese Business Network (DCW) was held successfully in Cologne this July. Led by Mr. CHEN Jianrong, the Chief Executive of Government of Tianhe District, Guangzhou, the delegation conducted a visit to Cologne, with the intention to seek international cooperation opportunities.
During the meeting, DCW and Tianhe have agreed to cooperate, and DCW will host a special presentation of Guangzhou Tianhe District for German companies in Germany.
The German-Chinese Business Network (DCW) is an important organisation that has always been committed to promoting the development of economic and trade relations between Germany and China. Founded nearly 40 years ago, the DCW has more than 350 members and its advisory board includes executives from well-known German companies such as OBI and Deichmann. The organisation is the German member of the EU-China Business Association and the official German partner of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT). As a bilateral economic promotion organisation in Germany, the organisation is willing to continue to practice its independence and public welfare, and make positive contributions to the deepening of bilateral trade and investment cooperation.
China Continent Property & Casualty Insurance Co., Ltd (CCIC) was set up in Shanghai on Oct 15th 2003. It’s a national property & casualty insurance company that is officially approved by the State Council and China Insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC). It belongs to China Reinsurance (Group) Corporation and is the only subsidiary that specialized in non-life primary insurance.
In October, the delegation from CCIC has visited in Germany and Luxembourg for business events. They has met with KPMG, GTAI, Bitbond, Chubb, Auxmoney, Vistra, Bafin, and House of Training. Through these meeting, the delegates learned more about the german risk control, audit, consumer finance, P2P loans, blockchain, big data and technological innovation.
KPMG Luxembourg’s local offers specific services for all the sectors, like public tenders, public performance audit, european funds, data security ans protection, accountability of EU funding, accounting & Financial reporting etc.
Auxmoney was founded in 2007 to revolutionize the way people borrow money. It’s a German online P2P loan market, focusing on private and consumer loans. Auxmoney has created more than 465 million euros in consumer loans, with 99 million euros in 2015 alone. Auxmoney is currently one of the largest P2P lenders in Europe.
BaFin is one of the largest financial supervisory authorities in Europe. With its more than 2,600 employees, BaFin takes an industry-appropriate and risk-oriented approach to supervision on the basis of recognised European supervisory standards. BaFin is a reliable partner in the area of policy formation, supporting the ongoing development of regulation. BaFin ensures the stability of the largest financial market in continental Europe. Frankfurt am Main is the heart of this market and is also home to the European Central Bank, the Single Supervisory Mechanism and the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority.
Chubb is the world’s largest publicly traded property and casualty insurer. With operations in 54 countries, Chubb provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients. As an underwriting company, it assess, assumes and manages risk with insight and discipline. It services and paies its claims fairly and promptly. It combines the precision of craftsmanship with decades of experience to conceive, crafts and delivers the very best insurance coverage and service to individuals and families, and businesses of all sizes.
GTAI is the central point of contact for German foreign trade. It’s like a facilitator who supports German companies in their international business activities and foreign companies looking to locate to Germany. With its recognized service profile, it wants to permanently establish itself as a brand and competent partner and promote Germany’s image as a business location through targeted marketing activities.
Vistra Group is a global independent provider of trust, fiduciary, corporate and fund services. Its expertise and hands-on approach helps clients’ businesses run smoothly. Its 4,500 professionals working across 45 jurisdictions throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East maximize the global potential of businesses, funds and portfolios, providing the confidence and clarity they need. Vistra consistently delivers solutions with unrivalled speed and accuracy, which allows its clients to stay ahead of the game.
Bitbond has pioneered financial markets with Germany’s first Security Token Offering (STO). It received BaFin approval for its tokenized bond in January 2019. Benefit from the technology and expertise that it gained. Take advantage of the battle-tested platform to serve the clients and raise capital in the most efficient way possible.
Created in 2015 by the Chamber of Commerce and the Association of Banks and Bankers, Luxembourg (ABBL), the House of Training’s vocation and main mission is to offer professional continuing education to meet the needs of the Luxembourg economy. Its offer aims, on the one hand, to support business leaders in their process of creation, recovery and management by offering them training courses focused on their specific needs. On the other hand, it is also addressed to the employees of these companies, wishing to develop their knowledge and skills and to evolve in their professional life.
In September 2018, Western Property Company conducted a ten-day business visit in Germany, with the theme of property and artificial intelligence. They met Villa Clay, Dresden International University, JLL, NUTZ and HIH.
In 2016, VILLA CLAY opened a retirement home for people who needs care at the historic health center of the former Oskar Helene home in Berlin-Zehlendorf. During this meeting, Ms. Janssen introduced the group’s history, business mode and future plans, the delegation visited the retirement home to learn about the living conditions of the residents, and talked about the possibility of cooperation and also introduce in China.
Dresden International University GmbH (DIU) is a state-recognized private university with its headquarters in Dresden, which offers in-service bachelor and master programs. This time, the delegation took a whole day class of management of property. They learned about overview of german property management, and management related laws, information and automation application, also case studies.
JLL is a world leader in real estate services, powered by an entrepreneurial spirit. Mr. Lorf introduced the business scope of JLL, especially Leipzig, and why it is better than other property management companies to become a global leader in the industry. By visiting the city of Leipzig, Mr. Lorf introduced 4 commercial streets (Petersstraße, Grimmaische Straße, Hainstraße and Nikolaistraße) and Leipzig’s most important hotel « Höfe am Brühl » from the perspective of real estate management to explored the possibility of investing in Leipzig.
All over 40 years, NUTZ has successfully been at the forefront of its industry. In Germany and throughout Europe it’s a competent partner for electrical, data and security technology. The Manager Mr. Bucher introduced its building security control solutions (fire detection, intrusion detection, digital video technology, access control and time recording), building automation and other technologies.
The HIH Group (HIH Real Estate) is the leading provider of all-in-one real estate investment management in Germany. Its service range covers the entire life cycle of commercial real estate and extends from project development and the structuring of real estate investments through to asset and property management. Heads of the headquarters Ms. Vanase and Mr. Eitel introduced Munich’s property management and real estate management business. Accompanied by Mr. Eitel and the head of the Munich branch, the delegation visited 3 properties managed by HIH and discussed the possibility of cooperation.