UP Fintech: A Fintech Investment Bank Serving the New Economy

BEIJING, Feb. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- UP Fintech Holding Limited ("UP Fintech", Nasdaq:TIGR), acting through its U.S. subsidiary, US Tiger Securities, Inc., acted as the lead underwriter for Kuke Music's U.S. IPO. Lead underwriters assemble and lead the underwriting syndicate throughout the entire IPO process and this responsibility is normally reserved for traditional financial institutions. UP Fintech serving as the lead underwriter for a Chinese technology company pursuing an overseas listing demonstrates the firm's unparalleled capability to assist Chinese issuers raise capital internationally.

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"A lead underwriter plays an essential intermediary role in the offering process from pre-IPO planning to final listing. Many factors are considered when selecting the lead underwriter for an IPO, including reputation, industry expertise, distribution capabilities, as well as research capabilities. Serving as a lead underwriter is a milestone for our firm and we will continue to leverage digital innovation to expand our underwriting capabilities," Stated Mr. Wu Tianhua, founder and CEO of UP Fintech.

More than 30 Chinese companies listed on U.S. exchanges in 2020 and 14 of them had UP Fintech serve as an underwriter for their offerings, including high-profile companies such as Xpeng Motors and Li Auto. As a next generation fintech firm itself, UP Fintech understands the challenges that new economy businesses face and is able to offer solutions and value-added services tailored to the specific needs of corporate clients. Due to its strong market insights and natural connection to entrepreneurs in the technology landscape, after commencing its investment banking business just three years ago, UP Fintech was number one in the world by deal count for underwriting Chinese ADR issuers in both 2019 and 2020.

Since becoming a notable market participant for providing investment banking services to Chinese firms pursuing an overseas listing, UP Fintech has developed a diverse range of institutional customers to whom it may market the shares of new issuers. UP Fintech's investment banking network now covers over 500 institutions in the United States, Canada, and Asia-Pacific. In addition, by leveraging its growing base of retail investors, UP Fintech is able to provide substantial demand for the shares of new issuers.

Besides underwriting Chinese ADR issuers, in 2020 UP Fintech also participated in Warner Music's IPO in the U.S., and served as a joint bookrunner for the international offerings of NetEase, New Oriental Education & Technology, Harbour Biomed, Antengene, and Genor Biopharma's listings in Hong Kong. As UP Fintech continues to win accolades and participate in a diverse range of listings, it simultaneously provides more investment opportunities for retail investors and institutional clients. UP Fintech looks forward to serving a growing number of pre-IPO firms as well as contributing to the development of global capital markets.

About UP Fintech Holding Limited

UP Fintech Holding Limited is a leading online brokerage firm focusing on global investors. The Company's proprietary mobile and online trading platform enables investors to trade in equities and other financial instruments on multiple exchanges around the world. The Company offers innovative products and services as well as a superior user experience to customers through its "mobile first" strategy, which enables it to better serve and retain current customers as well as attract new ones. The Company offers customers comprehensive brokerage and value-added services, including trade order placement and execution, margin financing, IPO subscription, ESOP management, investor education, community discussion and customer support. The Company's proprietary infrastructure and advanced technology are able to support trades across multiple currencies, multiple markets, multiple products, multiple execution venues and multiple clearinghouses.

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Broker-Dealer Disclosures:

US Tiger Securities, Inc.is a broker-dealer registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), and is a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ("FINRA") and Securities Investor Protection Corporation ("SIPC").

Purpose of Article: This article is a paid advertisement by US Tiger Securities, Inc.. This article is intended to provide information regarding the investment banking and brokerage services provided by US Tiger Securities, Inc.and other broker-dealer subsidiaries of UP Fintech Holding Limited (collectively, "UP Fintech"). This article has not been reviewed or approved by any regulator.

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