Safety First: Investing in China’s Food Supply Chain

Driven by rising disposable incomes and lower confidence in food safety, Chinese consumers are willing to pay a premium for quality. PE firms have identified the opportunity, but taking it can be difficult. Fifteen years ago, Charles Shao left his career as a technology investor in the US and returned to China to set up […]

For one China fund: it’s not the size that counts, but what you do with it

It’s a phrase not usually associated with private equity, but it actually rings true for one China-based firm, Lunar Capital Management, where the theme is: keep things small. The Shanghai-based Lunar has around $250 million in assets under management and is thinking about raising for a new fund to invest in Chinese companies, next year, […]