MONTRÉAL, May 26, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - On the sidelines of the C2-Montréal event, Gold-Finance Group, a major Chinese investment fund and film producer, announced the establishment of its first North American office in Greater Montréal. This announcement was made as part of an official opening ceremony, attended by Mr. Wei Jie, the company's Chairman, Mr. Peng Jingtao, the Chinese Consul General in Montreal, as well as many representatives of the business community and the entertainment industry.
"Gold-Finance Group is proud to have opened its first North American office in Greater Montréal, a metropolitan area renowned for its creativity as well as for its many innovative industries and high technology," said the Chairman of Gold-Finance Group, Mr. Wei Jie. "We look forward to supporting Montréal's local businesses and adding value to existing financial stakeholders," he added.
Gold-Finance Group has already announced an investment to support the Longueuil-based company, D-Box Technologies, a manufacturer of motion and simulation systems for the entertainment industry, a unique technology used only in the Hollywood studios.
According to Mr. Hubert Bolduc, President and CEO of Montréal International, the arrival of a major player like Gold-Finance Group reflects the strong growth of the entertainment market in China and generates new business opportunities for Greater Montréal.
"The presence of Gold-Finance Group in Montréal will not only allow Québec's creative businesses to access additional funds, but also to benefit from a vast business network and a deep understanding of the Chinese market, two fundamental assets for better positioning on the global stage," said the CEO of Montréal International, Mr. Hubert Bolduc. "Furthermore, Asia is a prospecting territory of increasing strategic importance for Greater Montréal; it is essential to support the growth of our trade and our investments," he added.
Based in Hangzhou, China, the group has established branches in more than 60 cities in 5 countries and regions with 2,000 employees around the world.
ABOUT GOLD-FINANCE GROUP (www.gold-finance.com.cn/history_en.html)
Gold-Finance Group was established in 2008, as a modern industry financial service group, with its main activities: wealth management, investment bank and retail bank services. Through its global chain of financial services, it has achieved its industry integration.
ABOUT MONTRÉAL INTERNATIONAL (www.montrealinternational.com)
Montréal International (MI) acts as an economic driver for Greater Montréal to attract wealth from abroad while accelerating the success of its partners and clients. Its role is to attract foreign investment, international organizations and skilled workers to Greater Montréal, and promote the region's competitive environment. MI also works to find the best ways to position the region as an attractive investment destination, and make recommendations to various levels of government to support Québec's job creating, high-value-added industries.
Established in 1996, Montréal International is a non-profit organization funded by the private sector, the governments of Canada and Québec, the Montréal Metropolitan Community and the City of Montréal.
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SOURCE Montréal International
For further information: Céline Clément, Public Relations Director, Montréal International, Tel: +1 514 987 9317, [email protected] ; Meng Wang, Business Development Manager, Gold-Finance Group (Canada), Tel: 514-467-5449, [email protected]