Senior Industry Professionals
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Dong-ik (Don) Lee is the Director General, Investment Operations, Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). During 2014-2016, He was Corporate Advisor for Temasek and was the Senior Advisor for KIC (Korea Investment Corporation). He also worked as the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of KIC from April, 2012 to January, 2014. Mr. Lee was responsible for managing KIC’s US$75 billion portfolio globally. He joined KIC in 2008 as the Head of Private Markets Group when KIC started to expand its strategy to alternative investments.
Prior to joining KIC, Mr. Lee spent five years as Head of Investments at STIC Investments, a private equity/venture capital in Korea, where he was in charge of managing Korea Global IT Fund and closed 30 investments. From 1997 to 2001, Mr. Lee was Head of Overseas Investments Team at Samsung Life Insurance, where he managed US$5 billion overseas investment portfolio. From 1987 to 1997, Mr. Lee worked as Emerging Equity Market Analyst at the International Finance Corporation (IFC/World Bank) in Washington, D.C.
Mr. Lee received a B.A degree in Economics from Korea University, Seoul, Korea and an M.B.A. (Finance and Investments) and M.S degree in Management Information Systems (MIS) from George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
Daisy CAI has started B Capital Group China in Jan, 2021. Before building out B Capital China team, she was a partner at Softbank Vision Fund. She also served as partner and investment committee member of Gaocheng Capital, a growth equity firm in China focused on investing in enterprise technologies. Prior to Gaocheng and SoftBank, Daisy was managing partner of Baidu Ventures and Baidu Capital. She began her investment career at Goldman Sachs (Hong Kong).Daisy has a Bachelor degree in Engineering from Tsinghua University, and an MBA degree from Columbia University.
Min Fang is based in Shanghai, joined Warburg Pincus in 2007 and focuses on investments in the healthcare sector in Asia. Prior to joining Warburg Pincus, he worked at the Boston Consulting Group focusing on management consulting for pharmaceutical and medical device companies. Mr. Fang is a director of HTDK (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., Evercare (Beijing) Holding Group Co. Ltd., Haihe Biopharma Co., Ltd., Jiangxi Zhenshiming Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., Insilico Medicine Cayman TopCo and Jinxin Fertility Group (1951.HK).
He received a B.A. of International Finance from Fudan University and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Benjamin Fanger is the Managing Partner and founder of ShoreVestPartners and is one of the pioneering investors in China's credit markets. He has managed approximately $2 billion in Chinese distressed debt and special situations investments, and sits on ShoreVest’s Investment Committee. In 2004, Mr. Fanger was one of the founders of Shoreline Capital and architected the firm and its strategies. In 15 years of Chinese distressed experience, Mr. Fanger has been involved in sourcing, analysis, negotiation, restructuring and liquidation related to acquiring and disposing countless distressed assets in China. He has worked directly with Chinese distressed asset sellers, borrowers, judges, and government officials related to the investments. Prior to co-founding ShoreVest Partners and Shoreline Capital, Mr. Fanger started several companies, two of which he sold to public companies. During graduate school, he also worked at the law firm O’Melveny & Myers on early Chinese distressed debt and private equity transactions. Mr. Fanger has been fluent in spoken and written Chinese for over twenty years. He also holds a JD and MBA from the University of Chicago and is a licensed attorney in the State of California.
Doris is responsible for all aspects of the primary investment process, including fund selection, due diligence, negotiations, monitoring, and general partner relationship management within China.
Prior to joining Adams Street, she was a Senior Associate for Adveq Investment Management Co. Ltd., a global private equity firm, responsible for sourcing and executing growth/buyout funds and secondary investments in China and Japan. Prior to Adveq, she focused on direct investment activity for C.V. Starr Investment Advisory Asia Ltd.
Doris was named one of Private Equity International (PEI)’s 40 under 40: Future Leaders of Private Equity. Winners were selected from a field of over 200 nominees based on key qualities such as leadership, innovation, interpersonal skills and technical expertise, among other criteria.
2022 to now
FountainVest Partners (Asia) Limited (Managing Director, Head of Cross-Border Investment / M&A, Head of Tech Growth Investment)
2017 to 2022
FountainVest Partners (Asia) Limited (Managing Director, Co-Head of Consumer, Media & Technology)
2007 to 2017
Goldman Sachs (Asia) L.L.C. (Head of China M&A, Investment Banking Division, Managing Director)
2003 to 2005
Pan Media Corporation (Chief Financial Officer)
2000 to 2003
Goldman, Sachs & Co. (Financial Analyst, Global Investment Research)
MBA in Finance, The Wharton School; MA in International Studies, The Lauder Institute, University of Pennsylvania; Bachelor of Arts, Dual Majors in Economics and Political Science in Columbia University
Ethan Jin represents clients on securities and corporate transactions in the Greater China region, including Hong Kong IPOs, pre-IPO private equity investments, investments in and corporate governance of HKEX listed companies, private placements, public and private M&A and compliance. He advises clients on a wide array of industries and has led the execution of dozens of Hong Kong IPOs, representing both issuers and underwriters. He also has experience advising on foreign direct investments in China.
From 2001 to 2004, Ethan practiced PRC law in respect of foreign direct investment in China. He is one of the few Hong Kong capital market lawyers who are familiar with the corporate legal practice of both Hong Kong and Mainland China.
Ethan is a native Mandarin speaker and is fluent in English.
Harrison Kao is the Vice President and Head of Greater China Private Equity at AlphaSights. Harrison has years of experience partnering with top investment professionals and overseeing relationships with private & growth equity and venture capital with full P&L responsibility.
AlphaSights supports private equity clients throughout the entire deal cycle, from deal sourcing, due diligence to portfolio value creation.
Leigh is a partner with Han Kun’s Investment Fund Group, and her practice primarily focuses on investment fund formation, asset management, and foreign direct investment. She has over ten years of experience in the industry and worked closely with many of the most active PE/VC fund managers and asset allocators in Greater China. She is exceptionally well versed in handling cross-border fund formation matters (e.g., QFLP, QDLP/QDIE, QFII, QDII). She closely monitors the development of China’s foreign exchange administration policies and is also a zealous advocate for developing China’s PE/VC secondary market.
Leigh graduated from Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU) with an LL.B. degree in 2008. She also received a Master of Commercial Laws degree from Seoul National University and an LL.M. degree from Columbia Law School (with honors). Before joining Han Kun, Leigh worked at King & Wood Mallesons (Guangzhou and Beijing offices) and Kim & Chang (Seoul office).
Leigh is a native Chinese Mandarin speaker, and she is also fluent in English, Korean, and several Chinese dialects (e.g., Cantonese and Sichuanese).
Wei Lin leads KPMG China’s Strategy & Operations practice and the Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) practice.
Wei is a member of KPMG China’s Board of Directors, as well as a member of KPMG Global ESG Steering Committee.
Wei is passionate about the ESG agenda and is committed to upskilling the KPMG workforce and embedding ESG into all of KPMG client services across Audit, Tax, and Advisory
Professional and industry experience
Wei has over twenty years of M&A and strategy consulting experience across several industries, with a focus on the consumer & retail, financial services, and industrial manufacturing sectors. He specializes in strategy development and execution supporting growth, market entry, mergers & acquisitions, and turn-around situations.
His areas of expertise include strategy, commercial and operational due diligence, operating model design, merger integration and operational value creation. In the past fifteen years, Wei has led numerous engagements in China to help his clients securing and maximizing the value of their investments, into and out of China, through effective strategy and deal execution.
Since 2020, Wei has been focusing on ESG helping his clients in fulfilling their purpose, achieving their ESG goals, and supporting the world’s attainment of the UN Sustainable Development Goals
As the head of DA FS and co-leader of the PE channel at KPMG, Louis has extensive experience in transaction advisory service and has led a large number of landmark deals in financial service sector and TMT sector for FS, PE, SWF and SOE clients. Louis also embraced the importance of value creation to all of his clients and plays the role of lead partner of ELEVATE initiative at KPMG China, a global initiative promoting whole-deal-cycle value creation at KPMG. With years of overseas working experience in KPMG Singapore and London, Louis has wide global connections and contacts, and possess extensive knowledge of global economies, geopolitical environment, FS and PE sectors, helping his client to navigate through complex and challenging M&A transactions.
Private equity and venture capital
Mergers and acquisitions
Foreign direct investment
Before joining Han Kun, Shuting Qi was a partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP and practiced for more than 14 years. Shuting has extensive experience in representing private equity and strategic clients in a wide array of business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, buyouts, growth equity investments, divestitures, joint ventures, foreign direct investments and general corporate matters. Shuting has also represented Chinese companies in their outbound investments and other financing transactions outside China.
Shuting represents clients across diverse industries, including TMT, healthcare, education, finance, industrial manufacturing, retail and logistics.
Harvard University School of Law, LL.M., 2012; Fudan University School of Law, LL.M., 2008; Nanjing University School of Law, LL.B., 2005.
Member of the New York State Bar
PRC Bar Qualification
Andy is responsible for the Primary Investment Team’s investments in Asia with a focus on China. He participates in all aspects of the fund investment decision-making process and manages relationships with several of Adams Street’s managers, including sitting on advisory boards. He is also involved in the sourcing, screening, execution, monitoring, and exiting of growth and buyout co-investments in Asia.
Prior to joining Adams Street, he was an Executive Director in charge of CICC wealth management division’s private market investment management in China.
Previously, Andy was a Vice President with GIC’s private equity division based in Singapore and Beijing, where he focused on fund investments and co-investments in Asia. He also worked with Swiss Reinsurance Company’s asset management division in Hong Kong with a focus on Asia private equity investments.
Daizong joined TPG NewQuest in 2016 and co-heads the firm’s Greater China business. Daizong has more than 25 years of investment and private equity experience in China and brings with him a diverse set of skills from deal origination and structuring to hands-on operating experience with portfolio companies. He has worked closely with China-based GPs and led a number of secondary transactions including GP-led fund solution and continuation fund deals in China.
Prior to TPG NewQuest, he was Managing Director at CVC Capital Partners, based in Beijing. Before CVC, he served as Senior Vice President and CIO of a Chinese investment holding group, and CFO of Little Sheep Group Ltd., a Hong Kong-listed restaurant group, which was subsequently sold to Yum! Brands. Daizong also previously worked for 3i plc and the investment banking division of Goldman Sachs in Hong Kong.
He holds an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor’s in Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He is fluent in English and Mandarin.
Joyce Wang's practice focuses on the formation and ongoing representation of private investment funds, including venture capital funds and private equity funds. She also represents institutional investors in connection with their global investments in private investment funds.
Prior to joining Cooley, Joyce was an associate at a leading Wall Street law firm’s New York office, where she represented sponsors of private equity funds in investment and financing transactions. She also has experience advising various corporate clients on securities law, mergers & acquisitions and governance matters.
Joyce is admitted to practice in New York. She has also passed the national bar examination in China.
Stanford Law School
LLB, 2010, with honors
Admissions & Credentials
Dr. Le Xia is Asia Chief Economist at BBVA. He also serves as Senior Research Fellow in International Monetary Institute at Renmin University of China; and Council Member of Academic Committee of International Financial Forum. Prior to joining BBVA, Dr. Xia worked for the Treasury Department of Bank of China (Hong Kong). Dr. Xia has extensive interest in economic research, in particular for monetary policy and banking sectors in emerging economies. He has published his works in both academic journals and the international media, including Nikkei Asian Review, OMFIF Monthly Bulletin, People’s Daily, China Daily and FT Chinese. He has been frequently invited to express views about the Chinese economy on Bloomberg, CNBC, CGTN, Phoenix TV, Financial Times and Wall Street Journal. He obtained his PhD from the University of Hong Kong and a master degree from Renmin University of China.
Anna has over 18 years of experience in business management and venture investing. In 2015, she co-founded HIKE Capital alongside Mark Yang, founder of CARS Group, and focused on investment across in innovations, new technologies, and new consumption. Anna has played a pivotal role in the success of HIKE Capital, spearheading investments in a variety of notable companies such as Li Auto (NASDAQ:LI, HKEX:2015), RELX (NYSE: RLX), Megatronix, Yuanbao Insurance, Halara, FlashEx, Fenbi (HKEX: 2469), Yuanfudao, Spark Group and Xbiome, etc.
Anna made her contributions to NetEase as the general manager of the Mobile Internet Business Division and Chairman of the Product Committee, prior to founding HIKE Capital. As the founder of NetEase News app, she successfully grew its user base from zero to 400 million. In addition, she led the R&D of well-known apps such as NetEase Open Course, NetEase Application Center, etc.
Anna is a graduate of Nanjing University and China Europe International Business School (CEIBS). As a lover of deep diving, hiking, science fiction, and art, Anna’s adventurous and innovative spirit, combined with her loyalty to long-term doctrine and compound interest value, has made venture capital her lifelong career. Anna Xu graduated from Nanjing University and China Europe International Business School (CEIBS). Thanks to the influence of the family, Anna also actively practices the long-term work of educational public welfare.
Celia Yan, Managing Director, is the Head of APAC Private Credit within BlackRock’s Portfolio Management Group, and is the Lead Portfolio Manager of BlackRock’s APAC Private Credit funds and Chair of the Investment Committee. She is responsible for leading the platform, originating and executing investment opportunities, leading the investment process, and maintaining relationships with key deal sources and intermediaries across APAC. Celia is a member of BlackRock's Private Debt Executive Committee.
Prior to joining BlackRock in 2020, Celia was the Head of Greater China with ADM Capital where she joined in 2011. As a senior private credit investor, she led the overall investment strategy and specialized in sourcing and executing private credit investments with Chinese angles, including inbound deals to mainland China and outbound deals across Asia and globally. Prior to that, Celia worked for National Australia Bank in Melbourne, where she advised on investment, performance and risk analysis solutions.
Celia has a Bachelor of Commerce from The University of Melbourne (Australia), a Master of Applied Econometrics from Monash University (Australia), and is currently pursuing a Finance EMBA with PBCSF, Tsinghua University (China).
Jinjian Zhang founded Vitalbridge Capital in October 2019. Vitalbridge focuses on robotics, artificial intelligence, and technology services from the perspectives of both "demographics" and "technology innovation" to help China's digital upgrade.
Jinjian Zhang has led investments in companies such as Puxin (NY:NEW), Liulishuo (NY:LAIX), Cloopen (NY:RAAS), Dustess, Maycur Technology, Publink, LM-Dental and etc.
Jinjian Zhang graduated from the National Artificial Intelligence and Imaging Laboratory of Fudan University with a master's degree.
During his tenure at Bain, Hao has led several large-scale turnaround initiatives, as well as numerous commercial due diligence projects for clients within a wide range of industries across China.
He has also served both regional and global clients in the consumer goods, apparel, retail, telecom, industrials and advanced manufacturing & services spheres. His core capabilities across such industries include merger integration, transformation, digital, e-commerce, route-to-market and strategy.
Prior to joining Bain in 2010, Hao held positions at Morgan Stanley, Robert Bosch GmbH and another top consulting firm.
He holds a master’s degree from INSEAD and bachelor’s degrees from ETH Zurich.