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Hillhouse Capital Group

Founded in 2005 by Mr. Lei Zhang, Hillhouse Capital Group is an investment management company focusing on long-term value investment. After 11 years’ development, Hillhouse has become one of the largest and top performing funds in Asia. Hillhouse manages capital for long-term oriented global institutional clients: university endowments, sovereign wealth funds, pensions and family offices. The evergreen funding arrangement allows Hillhouse to invest outstanding companies of different development phases in various industries.

As a long-term value investor with a global vision, Hillhouse has invested in leading enterprises in sectors such as scientific innovation, life sciences, medical treatment & healthcare, consumer, financials, industrials andenterprise services. Its many high quality portfolio companies include but are not limited to Baidu, Tencent,, Airbnb, Uber, Qunar, BeiGene, Blue Moon, Didi Chuxing, ZTO express, Meituan, Kidswant, Grab, Saltside, CarDekho, Gree, Midea.

With Mr. Lei Zhang’s top-tier educational background and rich experience in the PRC and abroad, he leads the Hillhouse team in supporting companies’ long-term development by optimizing capital and properly allocating resources. With global vision and rich enterprise management and operational experience, Hillhouse assists companies with international development and global distribution in different stages of development. As an key investor of Tencent, Hillhouse cooperated with Tencent to set up a joint venture in Indonesia in 2013 to develop its overseas WeChat business, and WeChat has now become the most popular mobile social network platform in Indonesia. In terms of medical treatment and healthcare, Hillhouse took the lead to establish a joint venture with Mayo Clinic to introduce and localize its medical technology, management experience and training systems in China. In 2016, BeiGene, a company supported and invested in by Hillhouse, was successfully listed on NASDAQ, becoming the first Chinese IPO on a US securities exchange of the year. In addition, Hillhouse has participated in and facilitated several major strategic relationships, including between Tencent and, Mogujie and Meilishuo, and Meituan and, each of them becoming examples for the industry.

As a long-term value investor with a global vision, Hillhouse always insists on investing great entrepreneurs with long-term vision and perspective based on independent thinking and fundamental research. With rich global resources and fundamental and proprietary research system, Hillhouse is able to assist companies to create long-term value by continuously improving companies’ strategic and operational performance and fully taping and developing entrepreneurs’ potentials.