BNP Paribas Securities Services has opened a new office in Beijing to offer Chinese institutional investors and sovereign wealth funds a range of asset servicing and administrative solutions to enable their global investments across different asset classes.

Jing Zeng has been appointed as head of BNP Paribas Securities Services China following two years of running the BNP Paribas Securities Service’s Asia program.

She has experience in securities services in both China and Europe. She will report to Lawrence Au, the regional head of Asia and her team will be made up of relationship managers and business development professionals.

Patrick Colle, CEO of BNP Paribas Securities Services, said: “The bank’s strong commitment, long-standing experience and connectivity in China are the launch pad for our success in this market which holds significant investment opportunities for our clients. We remain committed to expanding our geographic presence and broadening our service offering around the world, creating the solutions our clients need to optimise their business opportunities.”