Li Auto Announces Inclusion of Its Shares in the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect Program
BEIJING, March 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Li Auto Inc. (“Li Auto” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: LI; HKEX: 2015), an innovator in China’s new energy vehicle market, today announced that the Company’s Class A ordinary shares, which are listed and traded on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (“HKEX”), have been included in the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect program, effective on March 14, 2022, based on the announcement of the Shenzhen Stock Exchange.
The inclusion in the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect program allows the Company to access a broader investor base and share its growth trajectory and further success with users, partners and investors in mainland China via the financial market.
The Company was selected as a constituent stock of the Hang Seng Composite Index and its sub-indexes, including the Hang Seng Composite LargeCap Index, on August 26, 2021, and was selected as a constituent stock of the Hang Seng TECH Index on March 7, 2022.
About the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect Program
The Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect program is a mutual stock market access mechanism under which the Shenzhen Stock Exchange and the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited have established technical connectivity to enable investors in Mainland China and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to trade eligible shares listed on each other’s market through their local securities companies or brokers.
About Li Auto Inc.
Li Auto Inc. is an innovator in China’s new energy vehicle market. The Company designs, develops, manufactures, and sells premium smart electric vehicles. Its mission is to create homes on the move that bring happiness to the entire family (“创造移动的家，创造幸福的家”). Through innovations in product, technology, and business model, the Company provides families with safe, convenient, and refined products and services. Li Auto is a pioneer to successfully commercialize extended-range electric vehicles in China. Its first model, Li ONE, is a six-seat, large premium smart electric SUV. The Company started volume production of Li ONE in November 2019 and released the 2021 Li ONE in May 2021. The Company leverages technology to create value for its users. It concentrates its in-house development efforts on its proprietary range extension system, next-generation electric vehicle technology, and smart vehicle solutions. Beyond Li ONE, the Company will expand its product line by developing new vehicles, including BEVs and EREVs, to target a broader consumer base.
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