China

Track Record

Institution Building, Technical Assistance and Management Support – Tangshan City Commercial Bank

Financial Access advised this regional middle-sized state-owned bank in reviewing its organizational strategy and assisted in building up a retail and sub-branded regional private bank. We formulated and implemented its strategy, optimized marketing and sales and developed new products and client service model.

Our onsite experts has twin manager providing on-the-job as well as classroom training to their counterparts. Among the other tasks, the assignment also includes bank operation review. optimization area and COO twinning.

Operational Risk Management Advisory – China Merchants Bank (CMB)

Financial Access assisted CMB, one of China’s best-regarded private commercial bank, in operational risk management policies and processes. We advised the bank with the first phase of the implementation of a bank-wide framework for operational risk management in accordance with Basel II Standards.

 

Strategic Advice – Greenfield Start-up – DLR Asia Ltd.

Financial Access provided strategic advice to the sponsor group assembling a management team, licenses and financing for the launch of a Credit Guarantee Company in the Tianjin region.

 

Strategic Advice and Interim Management – Beijing based Financial Institution

Financial Access provided the management team to a Beijing-based major financial institution seeking to launch a free-standing SME/receivables financing platform within an existing Credit Guarantee Company. Initial fact-finding and gap analysis led to the secondment of managers as well as technical staff and the development of pilot financing. The project enjoyed strong national Chinese sponsorship in view of prioritised support to SME and supply-chain financing initiatives generally.