Fund Formation

Jingtian & Gongcheng's Fund Formation practice comprises lawyers with deep experience advising fund sponsors and investors in structuring funds that are tailored to their specific objectives. We provide comprehensive and one-stop legal services to domestic and foreign-invested RMB funds, cross-border investment funds (QFLP and QDLP) such as venture capital funds, private equity funds, industry funds, M&A funds, mother funds, government seed funds, and securities investment funds.

Areas of Work

While the needs of each type of fund will differ depending on their investment objectives, all seek to maximize their financial performance on behalf of their investors. Within a market environment with increasing regulation, Jingtian & Gongcheng advises our clients on each phase of the fund formation process, enabling us to tailor our legal advice to their needs. Our services include but are not limited to:

  • Structuring, fundraising, marketing, and regulation of various private equity funds
  • Private equity fund manager registration
  • Advising institutional investors (mother funds, government seed funds, insurance companies) who invest in private equity funds
  • Daily operation and compliance
  • Fund liquidation (including dissolution and distribution)


Leveraging our expansive knowledge base and significant legal experience working with private equity funds, Jingtian & Gongcheng has in-depth understanding of the interests of all investment fund participants (including fund initiators, managers and investors). We understand our clients’ needs and respond expeditiously to help them achieve their legal objectives.  The types of funds we have structured include private equity, limited partnerships, unit trusts, infrastructure, real estate, mezzanine, and venture funds.

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