Fanhua Ranked Among Top 20 Global Insurance Brokers by Best’s Review

GUANGZHOU, China, July 09, 2024 — Fanhua Inc. (Nasdaq: FANH) (the “Company” or “Fanhua”), a leading independent technology-driven financial services provider in China, today announced that it has been once again ranked among the Top 20 Global Insurance Brokers, according to the July 2024 edition of Best’s Review. With total revenues of $450.5 million in 2023, Fanhua secured the 19th position.

This prestigious list is compiled by A.M. Best, a globally recognized insurance rating agency, based on total revenues from the previous year. Fanhua has made this list 13 times and is the only company from the Asia region to be included this year.

In 2023, the Company continued to strengthen its strategy of driving growth through “professionalization, specialization, digitalization, and open platform”, achieving significant milestones. The company’s total revenue for 2023 reached US$450.5 million, representing a year-over-year growth of 15.0%; net income attributable to shareholders was US$39.5 million, an impressive growth of 179.7%; and total gross written premiums for the year amounted to RMB 16.4 billion, representing a growth of 18.7%, significantly outpacing the industry average.

Mr. Yinan Hu, co-founder, Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Fanhua, stated: “We are honored to be recognized once again on A.M. Best’s Top 20 Global Insurance Brokers list. In 2023, we continued to advance our strategy of professionalization, specialization, digitalization, open platform, and service orientation. This has enabled us to lead in the digital era, enhance service quality and efficiency, and achieve stable growth. This year also marks the beginning of our global and intelligent strategic upgrade. Through our partnership with Asia Insurance Co., Ltd. and the establishment of two joint ventures in Hong Kong, we have begun our journey towards global expansion.”

“Looking ahead, we will remain dedicated to our vision of becoming the world’s leading intelligent financial services platform. We will accelerate our overseas market expansion while advancing our artificial intelligent agent project in collaboration with Baidu Smart Cloud to drive intelligent development. Our aim is to create greater value for our customers and partners. We believe that through continuous innovation and effort, Fanhua will play an even more significant role in the global financial services market.”

About Fanhua

Established in Guangzhou in 1998 and listed on NASDAQ in 2007 (Nasdaq: FANH), Fanhua is a leading independent financial services provider in China with strong technology capabilities and a commitment to empowering financial advisors and fostering sustained value creation for customers.

Our mission is to create an inclusive and collaborative platform for independent financial advisors, as well as various insurance/financial sales organizations, enabling our partners to optimize their practices by offering them end-to-end business solutions spanning compliance, technology, products, services, operations, capital flow, and professional training.

Leveraging advanced technology, artificial intelligence, and data-driven insights, Fanhua is at the forefront of revolutionizing financial services delivery, accelerating digital transformation, and driving industry growth.

With a comprehensive approach to financial services, we connect millions of Chinese families with various financial institutions and service providers, offering a diverse range of opportunities and personalized solutions for insurance protection, retirement planning, health management, asset management, and family governance services, covering the full lifecycle of our customers’ needs.

Forward-looking Statements

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For more information, please contact:

Fanhua Inc.
Investor Relations
Tel: +86 (20) 8388-3191
Email: ir@fanhgroup.com

Source: Fanhua Inc.