D. E. Shaw Group’s Private Fund Launch In China


Simmons & Simmons advised the D. E. Shaw group on the launch of its first PRC onshore private securities investment fund managed by its private fund manager incorporated in Shanghai.

D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P. is a multinational investment management firm founded in 1988 by David E. Shaw and based in New York City. The company is known for developing complicated mathematical models and sophisticated computer programs to exploit anomalies in the market.

The Simmons & Simmons legal team comprised of Melody Yang (Picture), Jonathan Quie (Partner, Singapore), Jingxuan Qin (Associate, Beijing), Alan Tang (Legal Executive, Beijing), Shirley Zhao (Supervising Associate, Hong Kong), Colleen Cheong (Associate, Singapore), Elise Sum (Trainee, Hong Kong), and Cara Chik (Trainee, Hong Kong).

Involved fees earner: Colleen Cheong – Simmons & Simmons; Jingxuan Qin – Simmons & Simmons; Jonathan Quie – Simmons & Simmons; Alan Tang – Simmons & Simmons; Melody Yang – Simmons & Simmons; Shirley Zhao – Simmons & Simmons;

Law Firms: Simmons & Simmons;

Clients: D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P.;