Our History

Equity investment of China life starts from 2011 when CIRC deregulated insurance capital from equity investment. After that, China Life Investment Holding Company established a sound equity investment and management mechanism and an experienced team of investment professionals. This team has completed a series of investments home and abroad, gaining high recognition among investment firms.

Our Background

China Life Insurance (Group) Company is the largest state-owned commercial insurance group

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The Largest State-owned Commercial Insurance Group in China

China Life Insurance (Group) Company is a large state-owned financial insurance institution headquartered in Beijing. Its predecessor was the former People’s Insurance Company of China (PICC) founded in 1949. In 1996, life insurance division was separated from PICC and renamed as China Life Insurance Company in 1999. In 2003, approved by the State Council and China Insurance Regulatory Commission, the former China Life Insurance Company was restructured into China Life Insurance (Group) Company.

China Life is the listed life insurance group with the highest market value globally

China Life Insurance (Group) Company and its subsidiaries constitute China’s largest stated-owned financial services and insurance group. Its subsidiary China Life Insurance Company Limited has been listed in New York, Hong Kong and Shanghai. Its market capitalization is the highest among listed life insurance companies globally. The consolidated revenue of China Life Insurance Group was RMB697.0 billion for 2016, including premium income of RMB560.6 billion and it had combined total assets of RMB3.36 trillion as at the end of 2016.

China Life is committed to build the top international financial insurance group

China Life commits itself to becoming a top international financial services and insurance group. At present, it has business in many fields, covering life insurance, property insurance, pension plans (enterprise annuity), banking, funds, asset management, wealth management, industrial investment, overseas business, etc. Meanwhile, it holds large shares in securities, trusts, futures, real estate, and other fields through strategic investments.

Equity Investment

China Life Investment Holding Company Limited——Alternative investment platform of China Life

China Life Investment Holding Company Limited was founded in early 2007 headquartered in Beijing. It is a professional alternative investment and management company within China Life Group.
With registered capital of RMB 3.7 billion and asset under management of over RMB 180 billion, the company has business in many fields, including equity investment, healthcare investment, senior care and health maintenance investment, immovable property investment, infrastructure investment, capital and corporate governance, etc. In recent years, China Life Investment Holding Company Limited actively implements China Life’s developing strategy of “Large Investment, Good Health and Good Senior Care”, focusing on alternative investments and actively exploring opportunities in domestic and foreign markets. Thanks to its enduring, stable and excellent capability to invest, it has achieved fruitful results. Its investment performance and the brands invested rank among the top in its industry.

China Life Private Equity investment Company——Equity investment Platform of China Life

China Life Equity Investment Company Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Life Investment Holding Company Limited, was founded in June, 2016 in Shanghai Free Trade Zone. As a specialized private equity investment platform under China Life, it is the first investment institution that obtained the qualification of private fund manager on insurance funds after the relevant policies promulgated by CIRC, and it has successfully initiated the establishment of China Life Healthcare Fund, currently the largest flagship healthcare equity fund in China, with a total size of RMB 50 billion and the initial committed fund of RMB 12 billion.