Private Equity & Investment Fund

Private Equity & Investment Fund

Hylands is one of the pre-eminent law firms focusing on private equity and investment fund in China. Hylands’ expertise covers all aspects of fund management, including without limitation, formation and registration of the fund manager, formation and filing of the fund, compliance operations, portfolio investments, disposition and liquidation of the fund, and disputes resolutions in respect thereof. Our profound understanding of each part of the investment management industry allows us to tailor our advice to a client's exact needs while accessing the very latest market thinking and advice from around the world, especially fund structuring and cross-border portfolio investment.

Hylands is equipped with fully experienced lawyers with sound theoretical knowledge and sharp business sense, proficient in regulatory requirements and policies, having good network with supervisory authorities, and keeping a close watch on industrial policy changes and dynamics, all contributing to our one-stop and all-around services. Hylands’ clients include well-known investment banks, private equity funds, venture capitals, and leaders from industries including TMT, automobile, consumption, real estate and pharmaceutical, with whom we have been working for years and have built strong and stable coalitional relationships.


  • Formation, Registration and Change of the Fund Manager
    clients in the formation procedure of the fund manager, including without limitation, structure designing, constitutional documents drafting and registration with the Industrial and Commercial Administrative Departments of the fund manager; conduct legal due diligence on fund manager and assisting clients in the compliance requirements during registration; draft and deliver our legal opinion to AMAC for the manager registration; assist clients in answering further inquiries by AMAC during the registration process; and assist clients in filing with AMAC regarding certain major changes of the fund manager, including without limitation, the online registration in relation thereof, drafting and delivering our legal opinion to AMAC.
  • Formation, Filing, Change, Disposition and Liquidation of the Fund
    Design and optimizing fund structure from the perspective of feasibility, legality and compliance requirements; assisting clients in fund establishment, fundraising and filing with AMAC; provide legal services for brokers and investors and advise on legal risks during the fundraising process; assist clients in filing with AMAC in respect of certain major changes of the fund; advise on portfolio disposition, withdrawal of the investors, and disposition and liquidation of the fund.
  • Compliance Operations of the Fund and its Manager
    Advise on compliance issues the fund manager may encounter in its daily maintenance, including without limitation, compliance review, policy consultation and compliance training for the staff of the fund manager.
  • Private Equity Investment
    Act as the consultant of a variety of private equity funds, Hylands provides comprehensive legal services in domestic and trans-border investments and M&A transactions, consisting of advising on deal structure, conducting due diligence, providing legal opinions based on PRC laws, preparing transaction documents, participating in deal negotiations on behalf of the client, assisting in deal closing, etc.


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