Team

Our team of 20 professionals represents a wide range of backgrounds and skills - from private equity fund management and corporate investments, to strategy consulting and cross-border business development. Our people are a manifestation of our ambition to build a platform that leads in both local market expertise and international best practice.

The common denominator across roles and ranks is the belief that China’s emerging lower mid-market represents the most compelling investment opportunity of our careers.

Team

Our team of 20 professionals represents a wide range of backgrounds and skills - from private equity fund management and corporate investments, to strategy consulting and cross-border business development. Our people are a manifestation of our ambition to build a platform that leads in both local market expertise and international best practice.

The common denominator across roles and ranks is the belief that China’s emerging lower mid-market represents the most compelling investment opportunity of our careers.

Ludvig Nilsson Managing Partner & Co-Founder

Ludvig has been involved in all phases of Jade Invest’s development since its founding in 2005. In his current capacity, Ludvig is responsible for overseeing day-to-day activities of the firm’s Shanghai office, including investment management, investor relations and internal operations. Ludvig’s previous experience includes PwC Transaction Services Strategy Group (London & Shanghai), Roland Berger Strategy Consultants (Shanghai) and Longshine Technology (Shanghai).

Ludvig holds a BA in Chinese and Management from The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, and is a fluent Mandarin speaker.

Yuda Guo Managing Partner

Before joining Jade Invest, Yuda spent 10 years with US mid-market buyout firm Blue Point Capital Partners in Shanghai, responsible for deal execution and portfolio management. Prior to that, he worked for L.E.K Consulting in Shanghai, engaged in M&A due diligence and strategy consulting. In his current capacity, Yuda’s responsibilities cover the entire investment process, from deal origination and evaluation to structuring.

Yuda holds a BA in Applied Chemistry from Fudan University (Shanghai). He is a CFA® charterholder and holds the FRM (Financial Risk Manager) designation.

Yicheng Guo Vice President

Before joining Jade Invest, Yicheng worked at Tencent Holdings, focusing on corporate investments and business development. Prior to that, he worked for L.E.K Consulting in Shanghai, engaged in commercial due diligence of businesses in the consumer products and life science sectors. In his current capacity, Yicheng is responsible for deal sourcing, structuring and post-investment management.

Yicheng holds a Master of Computer Science from the University of Oxford (UK).

Tang Feng Vice President

Feng joined Jade Invest from KPMG Transaction Services where he spent nearly a decade focusing on financial due diligence on businesses in mainland China. In his current capacity, he is responsible for deal structuring, modeling, valuation and post-investment integration.

Feng holds a BA in Finance from Sichuan University (Chengdu).