New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Tata Sons and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) have formed a long-term partnership, under which ICBC will become a strategic banking partner to the Tata Group, an official statement said here on Wednesday.
A team of Tata executives, led by chairman Cyrus P. Mistry, met with ICBC chairman Jiang Jianqing and his team to formalise the engagement.
Under the alliance, ICBC will provide the Tata Group with financing products, global cash management, consulting, international trade finance business, investment banking, foreign exchange, derivatives trading, and other global financial services.
ICBC will also create a global service team which will support Tata Group’s strategic development plans, it said.
The alliance will be a global one with the geographies covered, including India, China, Singapore, Europe, the US, and South America.
The Tata Group will consider proposals from ICBC and solicit its participation on bilateral transactions and tender offers, the statement added.