Noah holdings is the leading independent service provider focusing on distributing wealth management products to the high net worth population in China. Noah distribute over-the-counter wealth management products that are originated in China, including primarily cash management product, fixed income products, private securities investment funds, real estate investment funds, private equity funds , Fund of funds, and investment-linked insurance products ,etc.
Noah’s business has grown substantially since the inception in 2005. Noah’s coverage network increased from six relationship managers in one city to over 450 relationship managers in 57 branch offices as of December 31, 2012.
Noah’s branch offices cover China's most economically developed regions where the high net worth population is concentrated, including the Yangtze River Delta, the Pearl River Delta and the Bohai Rim.
The number of Noah’s registered clients, which include registered individual clients, registered enterprise clients and wholesale clients which have entered into cooperation agreements with us, has grown from 930 in 2005 to 40,305 as of December 31, 2012. We have distributed over RMB72.4 billion (US$11.1 billion) worth of wealth management products in aggregate since 2005.
Based on the philosophy of being a highly selective “boutique” wealth management product distributor, we perform in-depth due diligence on and on-going review of products we distribute as well as work closely with product providers to play an active role in the product designing process. As a client-centric wealth management company, Noah delivers a continuum of value-added services before, during and after distribution of wealth management products. These services include financial planning, product analysis and recommendation, product and market updates and investor education.
The “mass affluent” or high net worth population in China is experiencing explosive growth. The high net worth population is expected to double over the next five years.
In emerging markets such as India, China and Brazil, wealth management companies have an opportunity to play a key role in the development of the industry. Companies that are able to offer a high level of customized service, a wide array of sophisticated products, as well as technological innovation will be able to succeed as the market continues to become more sophisticated.
Sequoia Capital, one of the largest American venture capital institutions, injected capitals into Noah Wealth Management Center, the largest independent financial institution in China in October, 2007.Sequoia Capital
Sequoia Capital was founded in 1972 and is the world’s largest venture capital firm, with 18 funds and over $4 billion capital in total. Sequoia has funded more than 500 companies, including over 200 listed companies, and launched successful exits from over 100 corporations through strategic mergers and acquisitions. The firm is known for the large number of world-class companies they have funded, including Apple, Cisco Systems, Oracle, Yahoo!, Google and PayPal; the market value of Sequoia funded companies exceeds10% of the NASDAQ’s total market value.Sequoia China
Neil Shen, former CEO and CFO of Ctrip, founded Sequoia Capital China in September 2005.
Investment History: Qihoo, the Masses, Comsenz, Linong, etcNeil Shen
Founder and executive partner of Sequoia Capital China, one of the most successful global VC funds.
Founder and director of Ctrip (CTRP) (the largest travel agency); he previously served as the chairman and CFO of Ctrip.
Founder and co-chairman of Home Inns & Hotels Management Inc., the leading economy hotel chain in China.
Director of Focus Media, the largest outdoor media company in China.
In 2004 Neil Shen was named as the “Asian Entrepreneur Award of the Year” by Asian Venture Journal, as a result of the outstanding performance of Ctrip and Home Inns & Hotels Management, Inc.
At present he is a council member of the China Entrepreneurs Forum and member of the Global Youth CEO Association.Boquan HeMr. He is the founder and chairman of the board of directors of Guangdong Nowaday Investment Co., Ltd., a private investment company specializing in greenfield investments in the Chinese retail and service industries. In 1989, he founded and, until 2002, served as the chief executive officer of Robust Group, a food and beverage company, which is now a member of Danone Group. He was selected by Harvard University to serve as a visiting scholar.Why Noah?
1. Our work is based on our clearly communicated core values and principles.
2. We are devoted to achieve perfection through multi-faceted action plans.Chia-Yue Chang Independent Director of NoahMs. Chang has over 20 years of experience in the asset management industry with in-depth knowledge about developing business in a dynamic financial world. Ms. Chang has been the chief executive officer for Greater China and South East Asia regions of Robeco Hong Kong Ltd. since October 2007. From 2004 to 2006, she served as China chief executive officer and senior vice president of ABN AMRO Asset Management Company. During the same period, she was the chairman of ABN AMRO Xiangcai Fund Management Co., Ltd. from 2004 to 2005, and then the vice chairman of ABN AMRO TEDA Fund Management Co., from 2005 to 2006. From 2000 to 2004, she was the president of ABN AMRO Asset Management in Taiwan. Prior to that, she worked at various positions at Kwang Hua Securities Investment & Trust Co., Ltd. and entities affiliated with Jardine Fleming Investment in Taiwan.