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Yong Ren

T: +852 2533 2760 Email Yong | vCard Office: Hong Kong

Awards

Investment Funds & Investment funds: foreign firms

Investment Funds & Investment funds: foreign firms

Yong Ren Registered foreign lawyer (New York) partner Stephenson Harwood LLP London

Contact details

Yong Ren

Yong Ren
Registered foreign lawyer (New York) partner Stephenson Harwood LLP London

T: +852 2533 2760 Email Yong | vCard Office: Hong Kong

Yong is a registered foreign lawyer (New York) and partner at Stephenson Harwood LLP, London working in the investment funds/private equity team specialising in the establishment and operation of private investment funds.
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Yong’s practice focuses on formation, management and investment of private investment funds, including private equity funds, venture capital funds, distressed opportunities funds, real estate funds, mezzanine funds, funds of funds and hedge funds based in the U.S., Asia (particularly in China) and Europe.  More particularly: advising private fund sponsors on fund formation (some at the multi-billion-dollar level), administration, compliance, portfolio investment, and Investment Company Act and Investment Advisers Act related issues; working with local counsel from offshore jurisdictions, including Bermuda, Canada, Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Luxembourg, on organizing alternative investment vehicles, feeder funds or special acquisition vehicles; negotiating with service providers, including broker/dealer, placement agents, administrators and custodians; and advising on general partner/investment manager compensation arrangements.

Yong also advises institutional investors in structuring and negotiating their investments into private funds, co-investments and secondary transactions (including both portfolio acquisitions and GP-led secondaries transactions), with a focus in Asia Pacific.

“Yong Ren is extremely helpful and supportive. He provides an excellent service under a tight timeline.”

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2023

  • Investment funds
  • Private equity

Advised a China based fund manager in the formation of a Cayman Islands credit fund.

Advised a HK based fund manager in the formation of a Cayman Islands venture capital fund for investments in Greater China.

Advised a China based fund manager in the formation of two Cayman Islands real estate funds for investments in US real estate.

Advised a China based fund manager in the formation of a renewable energy and cleantech fund.

Advised an international fund manager in the formation of a U.S. real estate fund and an Asia real estate fund.

Advised an international asset manager in the formation of distressed mortgage securities funds and distressed senior credit securities funds.

Advised an international fund manager in the formation of a fund of funds as well as its joint venture arrangements in the U.S. and Asia.

Advised institutional investors (including sovereign funds, insurance companies, fund of funds, listed companies) in various transactions in connection with different investment strategies and asset classes.

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Advised a European asset manager as lead investor in a GP led secondary transaction for acquisition of two portfolio companies in China.

Advised a Cayman Islands credit fund in its investment in and divestment of interests in a portfolio company focusing on telecom developments in Asia.

Advised a China real estate fund manager in its investments in US real properties.

Awards

Investment Funds & Investment funds: foreign firms

Investment Funds & Investment funds: foreign firms

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