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360 Finance and China Everbright Bank Sign Strategic Cooperation Agreement

SHANGHAI, China, April 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 360 Finance, Inc. (QFIN) (“360 Finance” or the “Company”), a leading digital consumer finance platform, announced that it signed a strategic cooperation agreement with China Everbright Bank Co., Ltd. (“China Everbright Bank”) (6818.HK), a joint-stock commercial bank in China, to jointly foster innovation within the fintech sector in order to better serve the needs of SMEs and individuals in China’s transitioning economy. 

Together, both parties will develop new and innovative payment settlement, trade finance, credit card, retail finance, corporate finance, asset securitization, financial technology, and cross-border solutions. Both parties will also establish a financial technology data laboratory to develop big data models and applications to improve the safety, convenience, and affordability of online financial services.

Mr. Jun Xu, Chief Executive Officer and Director of 360 Finance, commented, "As the finance partner of the 360 Group, online security forms a central pillar in our corporate DNA. Leveraging our deep experience in online security, big data analysis, artificial intelligence, and cloud computing, we will work with China Everbright Bank to develop new and innovative fintech solutions that are secure and convenient to use. We have established cooperation agreements with over 30 financial institutions across China and have always prided ourselves on helping them to improve efficiency, reduce risk, develop big data marketing solutions, acquire customers, and strengthen risk controls. We look forward to building a long-term relationship with China Everbright Bank as we jointly work to better serve the changing financial needs of SMEs and individuals in China.”

About 360 Finance

360 Finance, Inc. (QFIN) (“360 Finance” or the “Company”) is a leading digital consumer finance platform and the finance partner of the 360 Group connecting over one billion accumulated mobile devices. The Company provides tailored online consumer finance products to prime, underserved borrowers funded primarily by its funding partners. The Company’s proprietary technology platform enables a unique user experience supported by resolute risk management. When coupled with its partnership with 360 Group, the Company’s technology translates to a meaningful borrower acquisition, borrower retention and funding advantage, supporting the rapid growth and scaling of its business.

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For more information, please contact:

360 Finance
Mr. George Shao
E-mail: ir@360jinrong.net

Christensen

In China
Mr. Christian Arnell
Phone: +86-10-5900-1548
E-mail: carnell@christensenir.com

In US 
Ms. Linda Bergkamp
Phone: +1-480-614-3004
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