Press Release




CALC Joins Hang Seng Composite Index

Hong Kong - 1 September 2015 - China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited (“CALC” or the “Company”, stock code: 01848.HK), the largest independent operating aircraft lessor in China, is pleased to announce that the Company has been selected as a constituent of the Hang Seng family of indexes with effect from 14 September 2015.


CALC will become one of the constituents of the Hang Seng Global Composite Index, and the Hang Seng Composite Index Series: Hang Seng Composite Index, Hang Seng Composite Industry Index – Consumer Services, as well as two Hang Seng Composite Size Indexes - MidCap & SmallCap Index and SmallCap Index.


Mr. Chen Shuang, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CALC said, “CALC’s inclusion in the Hang Seng Indexes marks another significant milestone for our development. It fully reflects that CALC has gained support and recognition from local and overseas investors in a year time since our debut in Hong Kong. The Hang Seng Composite Index is an important benchmark in the global capital market, which helps investors better assess our stock’s future potential. With our position as ‘a full value-chain aircraft solutions provider’, CALC will continue to capture multiple opportunities along the aircraft value chain arising from the rapid growth of aviation industry and drive sustainable growth of our business and create superior value for our shareholders.”


The Hang Seng Global Composite Index serves as a benchmark that reflects the overall performance of all companies (including foreign companies) listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (“HKEx”). The Hang Seng Composite Index offers a comprehensive Hong Kong market benchmark that covers about 95% of the total market capitalisation of companies listed on the Main Board of HKEx. The selection of CALC by Hang Seng Indexes Company Limited demonstrates the investment community’s recognition of and confidence in the Company’s significant value and adequate free float.


Listed on the main board of HKEx since 11 July 2014, CALC is the first listed aircraft lessor in Asia. It has been a constituent stock of MSCI China Small Cap index since November 2014.

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