Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited ("Bank of China (Hong Kong)" or "BOCHK") is a locally incorporated licensed bank. BOCHK combined the businesses of 10* of the 12 banks in Hong Kong originally belonged to the Bank of China Group. In addition, it held shares in Nanyang Commercial Bank Limited (“NCB”), Chiyu Banking Corporation Limited, and BOC Credit Card (International) Limited, all of which incorporated in Hong Kong. BOC Hong Kong (Holdings) Limited (the “Company”) was incorporated in Hong Kong on 12 September 2001 to hold the entire equity interest in BOCHK, its principal operating subsidiary. After a successful global IPO, the Company began trading on the main board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong on 25 July 2002, with stock code "2388", ADR OTC Symbol "BHKLY".