GUANGZHOU, China, Feb. 02, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FANHUA Inc. (“FANHUA” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: FANH), a leading independent financial services provider in China, today announced that Fanhua and Puyi Inc. (“Puyi”) entered into a framework agreement with Singapore White Group Pte. Ltd. (“White Group”). Pursuant to the framework agreement, White Group and its partners intend to invest up to US$500 million in Fanhua and up to US$500 million in Puyi. Both parties will proceed with finalising the details of the agreement soon.
About White Group
White Group was established in 2005. It is a privately-owned boutique investment and development firm based in Singapore. It is focused on acquiring, investing in, and managing businesses that develop solutions in real estate, technology, and healthcare, among others. Its primary interest is in China and Southeast Asia. Its investments seek to create long-term economic value for its partners.
Established in 1998, FANHUA is a leading comprehensive financial services provider in China, driven by digital technology and professional expertise, with a focus on delivering family asset allocation services throughout the entire lifecycle for individual clients, while also providing a one-stop support platform for individual agents and sales organizations.
As of September 30, 2023, the Company’s offline sales service network spans 31 provinces in China, comprising 673 sales service outlets, 91,098 agents, and more than 2,215 claims adjustors. Through proprietary technological tools such as “Lan Zhanggui”, “Fanhua Policy Custody System”, and “RONS DOP”, the Company is dedicated to supporting agents in providing convenient services to clients through technological means.
With an integrated online and offline approach, the Company has provided services to more than 12 million individual clients. For the nine months ended September 30, 2023, FANHUA facilitated RMB12.4 billion gross written premiums, with its net revenues reaching RMB2.6 billion, net income attributable to shareholders of RMB307.7 million and total assets of RMB4.0 billion.
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