On the morning of April 28, Yin Yong, Mayor of Beijing, met with Nigel Wilson, Legal & General Group Chief Executive.
Yin highlighted Beijing’s large talent pool and distinctive financial strength as an international center for scientific and technological innovation and the national financial regulation center. The city is pursuing high-standard opening up, especially in the financial sector, through the Integrated National Demonstration Zone for Opening up the Services Sector and the China (Beijing) Pilot Free Trade Zone. With Legal & General Group’s extensive experience in asset management, pension insurance and other sectors, Beijing looks forward to a closer partnership with this world-leading financial institution in areas such as financial innovation, green development, and elderly care and health. Beijing will ensure that opening-up policies are well implemented and provide a better business environment and professional services to support the company’s growth in Beijing and achieve mutually beneficial outcomes.
Wilson said that the Chinese market offers tremendous opportunities. He was impressed by Beijing’s achievements in promoting technological innovation and sustainable development. Legal & General Group is ready to further strengthen cooperation with Beijing, expand its business presence here, and share development opportunities and benefits.
Mu Peng, Secretary General of the People’s Government of Beijing Municipality, attended the meeting.
(Written by Gao Zhi)