With over 10 years of experience in fund formation and investment management-related practice areas, Ms Qi concentrates her practice on the formation and operation of domestic and international investment funds, including venture capital funds, M&A funds and buyout funds, funds of funds, hedge funds, real estate funds and other types of investment funds and alternative investment vehicles. She also has substantial experience in representing institutional investors (including insurance companies, funds of funds, public companies, family offices and asset/wealth management firms) in structuring and negotiating their investments in investment funds. Ms Qi has been deeply involved in, and is familiar with, internal performance incentives and governance arrangements at the GP/management company level and other arrangements related to sponsored funds. In addition, she has experience in venture capital and private equity financings, M&A related to investment management firms and general corporate matters.
Prior to joining Han Kun, Ms Qi worked at two leading international law firms, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP (New York and Hong Kong) and Cooley LLP (San Francisco and Shanghai).
Ms Qi has been recognised as a leading individual in the area of fund establishment by various global authoritative legal rating agencies and publications, including IFLR1000, Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500 United States and The Legal 500 China.