China-Eurasian Economic Cooperation Fund (CEF) is an important equity investment vehicle for further realizing the Belt and Road Initiative.
CEF´s mission is to deepen economic cooperation in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) region, advance development along the Silk Road Economic Belt and raise the level of economic cooperation between China and Eurasian countries.
In September 2014, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced the launch of CEF during the SCO Summit in Dushanbe.
In November 2013, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang proposed that "China is willing to establish the China-Eurasian Economic Cooperation Fund targeting Eurasian countries that are SCO members, observers and dialogue partners" at the 13th Prime Ministers´ meeting of SCO in Tashkent.
Committed to the concept of medium and long-term value investment; reasonably involves in the management of portfolio companies to enhance value and generate investment returns through investment on target companies or deals.
CEF mainly focuses on priority sectors in Eurasia such as energy, resources and the related processing industries, agricultural development, logistics, infrastructure, next-generation information technology and manufacturing.
CEF targets projects and companies by applying specialized financial instruments as common stock, preferred stock, convertible bond, mezzanine financing, bridge financing and senior bond, etc.