Private Equity & Investment Fund

Practice Areas

Private Equity & Investment Fund

Ranked Band 1 in Private Equity for consecutive years (Chambers Asia Pacific)

Zhong Lun Law Firm’s Private Equity and Investment Funds Practice Group is widely recognized as a pioneer in the private equity (“PE”) and investment fund practice industry, with a full range of services running through fund formation, fundraising, investment, project management and fund exit. Zhong Lun’s extensive PE and investment funds related deal experiences include not only the establishment of domestic RMB funds, but also the formation of offshore USD funds. Our strength is to deliver legal services for cross-border transactions, involving private equity, debt and mezzanine financing and other forms of investment, with a focus on integration of Chinese and foreign law.


Chambers Asia Guide praised Zhong Lun as “an eminent player in the market” and that “They provide trustworthy expertise. They are responsive and efficient.” Our equity investment and investment fund practice areas have been ranked in Band 1 ever since Chambers Asia Pacific established these two categories for PRC law firms. Other major foreign publications and institutions also recognize Zhong Lun as one of the best law firms in China in these areas.

Scope of Services

  • Formation and fundraising of various equity investment funds, including private equity, venture capital and other fund investment platforms
  • Investments by government- guiding funds, fund of funds and other investors into PE funds
  • PE funds’ investments into portfolio companies
  • Investment management for portfolio companies invested in by PE funds
  • Fund exits, including sale and other M&A activity, capital market transactions including IPO, recapitalization
  • Deal financing
  • Liquidation of PE funds