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Clifford Chance LLP

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What the team is known for

Clifford Chance remains a preferred fund formation counsel for a roster of top-flight clients. A comprehensive offering, with quality expertise in hedge, private equity, real estate and registered funds. Further experience providing counsel on regulatory and securities matters, and the group is well versed in advising on high-stakes, high-value matters with a regional focus. Also advises LP clients with regard to high-value investments into funds. Often called upon by PRC-side clients for private equity matters. Mandates of late cover the logistics, technology and energy sectors.

Notable practitioners

Liyong Xing is a bright talent cultivating a growing reputation for China-facing private equity matters concentrating on the technology and healthcare sectors. Her mandates of late focus on assisting with fund-raising activities for global fund managers.

Mark Shipman is a highly distinguished figure with wide experience advising private and retail funds on the full range of formation, regulatory and transactional matters. One market source admires the fact that he "has an eye for talent and ends up with strong teams under him." The same source also describes him as a "tireless worker," which "trickles down to this team."

Matthias Feldmann is very experienced in advising a range of open-ended and closed-ended funds, such as equity long-short hedge funds and AI-based hedge funds. He is the chairman of the AIMA Regulatory Committee. One client describes him as "very experienced in the hedge fund industry and able to provide good solutions."

Ying White is frequently instructed to advise private closed-end funds on formation mandates both inbound to and outbound from the PRC. She is knowledgeable about offshore and onshore fund structures used in the PRC, such as QFII, QFLP, QDII and QDLP funds, and renminbi funds. She is commended by a client for her "high professional level" and "quick responses."

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Investment Funds (International Firms)

Clifford Chance LLP

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27th Floor

Jardine House

One Connaught Place

Hong Kong

Hong Kong

China

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Investment Funds (International Firms)


Liyong Xing
Up and Coming
Mark Shipman
Band 1
Matthias Feldmann
Band 2
Ying White
Band 3