Refinitiv Hong Kong Limited
Market Entry Strategic Analysis
Central and Eastern Europe
Refinitiv is one of the world’s largest providers of financial markets data and infrastructure, serving over 40,000 institutions in over 190 countries. It provides leading data and insights, trading platforms, and open data and technology platforms that connect a thriving global financial markets community - driving performance in trading, investment, wealth management, regulatory compliance, market data management, enterprise risk and fighting financial crime. Refinitiv has had a long presence in Asia dating back 160 years, with extensive footprint in the Asia Pacific region. It generates revenue in 35 countries with 6,300 customers in Asia. Refinitiv has a Belt & Road Infrastructure Database providing insight and analysis on projects.
Refinitiv is the former financial and risk business of Thomson Reuters after being bought by Blackstone in 2018. Refinitiv has had a long presence in Asia Pacific, with the first Reuters news story datelined in 1858 in Hong Kong. Soon after it was furnishing market prices and quotes to British merchants in China leading to the establishment, in 1913, of a China news service. Refinitiv reopened its China offices in 1956 and has supplied financial information to the Chinese government since 1980. At the beginning of 2019, Refinitiv launched BRI Connect, part of a suite of tools enabling the global investment community to identify investment opportunities around China’s Belt & Road Initiative through access to trusted, holistic information including macroeconomic, project, market, financing, geopolitical and operational risk data.