Serena Tan

Deputy Co-Chair of Global Private Funds Group | Hong Kong | 852 25850861
852 25850861
I specialize in private funds, and I enjoy working with clients to design optimal structures, bridge the gaps, and find solutions.

中文 | English

Serena Tan is Deputy Co-Chair of the Firm’s Global Private Funds Group and Chair of Greater China Private Funds Practice. She has extensive experience in the formation of, and investment in, private funds (including USD funds, RMB funds, and dual-currency funds). A native Mandarin speaker with significant international experience, she has represented many of the most prominent sponsors and institutional investors.

She advises international and Asian fund sponsors on the formation of private funds, including buyout, growth capital, venture capital, real estate, private credit, co-investment, fund of funds and separate accounts. In addition, Serena advises sponsors on regulatory matters, carried interest plans, and operational matters. She has advised international fund managers including GLP and Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia, and Asian sponsors including Ally Bridge Group, BHG Long Hills, Fosun, Hony Capital, Kowloon Nights, Makers, Ping An Overseas Holdings, Sailing Capital, and SoftBank Ventures Asia.

Serena regularly represents institutional investors in LP investments in private funds, including China Ping An, FWD and ICBCI.

Serena is recognized by Chambers Asia Pacific 2019-2021 as a leading individual in China for Investment Funds. Clients praise Serena as their “go-to lawyer for fund formation work that has a Chinese component,” and as a “highly diligent and talented” practitioner with “excellent professional knowledge and a strong commercial sense.” Clients cite her as “an ideal partner” who “understands the differences in offshore funds and RMB funds and the differences in international investors and Chinese investors.”

Serena has more than 14 years of experience practicing law in New York and China. She is fluent in Mandarin and English. She is a Registered Foreign Lawyer with the Law Society of Hong Kong.

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