History
Our Journey Since our businesses began in early 1990s in Hong Kong SAR, Lei Shing Hong Limited has grown into a conglomerate with interests spanning
Automobile, Machinery, Property, Trading and Financial Services.
START
1990s
1993
Trading
  • Operated in commercial trading
Automobile - Mainland China
  • Entered China as regional distributor and retailer of Mercedes-Benz with outlets in Shanghai, Tianjin and Dalian
Financial Services - Hong Kong SAR
  • Lei Shing Hong Securities Limited was incorporated in Hong Kong SAR in 1993
1994
Machinery - Mainland China
  • Became authorised dealer for Caterpillar in Anhui, Henan, Hubei, Jiangsu, Shandong, Zhejiang provinces and Shanghai
1996
Automobile - South Korea
  • Acquired Korea Han Sung Motors and started Automobile distribution in South Korea
1997
Automobile - Taiwan Region
  • Acquired Taiwan CMI and started Automobile distribution in Taiwan Region
1998
Financial Services - Hong Kong SAR
  • Established Lei Shing Hong Credit Limited for the Group’s lending and credit business activities
2000s
2001
Automobile - Taiwan Region
  • Established joint venture partnership with Mercedes-Benz Taiwan as official importer of Mercedes-Benz
2002
Automobile – South Korea
  • Established joint venture partnership with Mercedes-Benz Korea as official importer
2003
Machinery - Mainland China
  • Ranked World’s No. 1 Dealer of Caterpillar Hydraulic Excavators
Property - Mainland China
  • Completed development of StarCrest property in Beijing
    (Phase 1)
2004
Machinery - Taiwan Region
  • Acquired Caterpillar machinery and equipment business in Taiwan Region
2005
Automobile - Vietnam
  • Established Vietnam’s first official Mercedes-Benz dealership
Automobile - South Korea
  • Became official dealer of Porsche automobiles in South Korea
Property - Mainland China
  • Completed development of Lei Shing International Plaza in Shanghai
Machinery - Mainland China
  • Became official authorised distributor of Perkins in Mainland China
2006
Property - Mainland China
  • Completed development of StarCrest property in Beijing
    (Phase 2)
2007
Automobile - Vietnam
  • Became official licensed importer and dealer of Porsche automobiles
2008
Property - Mainland China
  • Completed development of LSH Plaza in Beijing
2010s
2010
Property - Mainland China
  • Completed development of StarCrest property in Beijing (Phase 3 and 4)
2011
Property - Mainland China
  • Completed development of LSH Plaza Chengdu
Property - Malaysia
  • Completed development of industrial park in Labuan
Machinery
  • Ranked No. 1 Dealer of Caterpillar Hydraulic Excavators globally for four consecutive years (2008-2011)
2013
Machinery - Mainland China
  • Became Top Dealer of Caterpillar machines in Greater China for three consecutive years (2011-2013)
2014
Automobile
  • Surpassed annual sales of 100,000 units Mercedes-Benz new passenger vehicle
2015
Automobile - Australia
  • Acquired Mercedes-Benz outlets to enter Australia across Sydney and Brisbane
Automobile - Cambodia
  • Entered Cambodia as the first-ever official importer and retailer of Mercedes-Benz and Porsche
Automobile - Germany
  • Expanded into Germany with Mercedes-Benz as official Mercedes-Benz retailer
Machinery - Mainland China
  • Established first Perkins APAC District Training Center in Mainland China
Machinery
  • Awarded No. 1 Dealer of Caterpillar Engines for eight consecutive years (2008-2015)
Property - Mainland China
  • Completed development of LSH Centre in Beijing (Phase 1)
Financial Services - Hong Kong SAR
  • Expanded financial services business with opening of new branch office in Hong Kong SAR
2016
Automobile
  • Annual sales surpassed 200,000 Mercedes-Benz new passenger vehicles
Automobile - South Korea
  • Established the Group’s first dealer business of Lamborghini automobiles in South Korea
Automobile - United Kingdom
  • Expanded into the UK by acquiring Mercedes-Benz dealerships in Manchester and Birmingham
Machinery
  • Became No. 1 Caterpillar Oil Dealer in the APAC region
  • Awarded No. 1 Dealer of Perkins Engines in the APAC region for nine consecutive years (2008-2016)
Property - Mainland China
  • Completed development of LSH Plaza in Shenyang (Phase 1)
2017
Automobile
  • Daimler AG deepened their ties by taking a minority interest in LSH Auto International Limited, a subsidiary of the Group specialising in the Mercedes-Benz retail business.
Automobile - Australia
  • Further expansion into Australia with Mercedes-Benz dealerships in Melbourne
Machinery - Mainland China
  • Acquisition of the Caterpillar dealership in Northern China
  • Commenced new energy business and operations in Mainland China
2018
Automobile - Germany
  • Acquisitions of the Sternagel dealerships, adding 4 outlets in Potsdam
Property - Mainland China
  • Hyatt Regency opened its first ever hotel in the Capital of China – Hyatt Regency Beijing Wangjing
Automobile - Mainland China
  • Opened the world’s largest AMG Brand Centre and the first independent and dedicated AMG dealership in Beijing
2019
Automobile - Mainland China
  • Ranked top 5 in Top 100 Automobile Dealer Groups in China for the ninth consecutive year and is also the third year for LSH Auto to be the third largest dealer group, after 2010 and 2017
Automobile - Australia
  • The new landmark Breakfast Creek Wharf unveiled in upscale Brisbane is Lei Shing Hong Group's first-ever luxury retail development and is home to the new Mercedes-Benz Brisbane which is the largest Mercedes-Benz dealership in the Southern Hemisphere
Automobile - United Kingdom
  • Opened Mercedes-Benz of Erdington in Birmingham, the largest dealership of LSH Auto UK dedicated to Mercedes-Benz approved used cars
  • Opened its latest state-of-the-art flagship at Brighton Road, Stockport, Greater Manchester, which will be one of Europe's biggest Mercedes-Benz dealerships
Machinery - China
  • Lei Shing Hong Machinery Won "2018 Global Top 10 Cat Oil Sales 1st Position"
  • Lei Shing Hong Machinery Won "2018 Caterpillar Customer Excellence Award"
Property - Mainland China
  • Hyatt Regency Beijing Wangjing awarded "Luxury Art Hotel" of the year at the 2019 World Luxury Hotel Awards: 13th Gala Ceremony
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