16 May 2013
Everbright International to Become a Constituent Stock of MSCI China Index
16 May 2013, Hong Kong – China Everbright International Limited ("Everbright International" or the "Group"; Stock Code: 00257) is pleased to announce that the Group will be included as a constituent stock of the MSCI China Index in MSCI's latest round index review. This is the first time that Everbright International has been added to the index and will take effect as of market close on 31 May 2013.
The MSCI China Index, compiled by MSCI, a leading provider of investment decision support tools worldwide, is one of the most commonly used indices by institutional investors. The stocks included must fulfill certain criteria including market capitalization, free float and stock liquidity.
Mr. Chen Xiaoping, CEO of Everbright International, said, "We are very pleased that Everbright International has become a part of the MSCI China Index. As one of the key investment benchmarks of the China market, the importance of the MSCI China Index in the capital market is widely acknowledged. The constituent stocks of the index are companies with excellent performance and long-term development potential. Everbright International's inclusion as a new constituent stock in the index demonstrates that our corporate development and performance over the years have been highly regarded by the investment community. Looking ahead, we will continue to make persistent effort to maximize value for our shareholders."