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GA and Eric Zhang Receive Awards from China Renaissance

Eric Zhang, Managing Director and Head of China at General Atlantic, was named “Influential PE Investor of the Year 2017”, and General Atlantic was named “Influential PE Investment Firm of the Year 2017” by China Renaissance. China Renaissance, a leading Chinese financial advisor, selects these annual awards to honor the year’s most impressive investment professionals and private equity firms in China.

For the Influential PE Investor award, finalists must be focused on growth equity investment, have a strong deal track record and influence in the private equity industry, have been with their current firm as a Partner or Managing Director for five years, and have exited more than three deals with an IRR of over 30% (with at least two deals exited from IPO, and investment stage after series B round of financing) in the past three years. The finalist rankings are based on the number of deals exited through IPO in the past three years (investment stage after series B round of financing) as well as the number of deals exited in total in the past three years (investment stage after series B round of financing).

For the Influential PE Investment Firm award, finalists must have a reputable brand that is active in the market, at least 10 investments with investment stage after series B round of financing in the past three years, and at least 10 deal exits in the past three years, with at least five deal exits through IPO with an IRR of over 30%. The finalist rankings are based on funds or capital raised in the past three years; the number of investments in the past three years; total AUM, capital available to invest, gross IRR, MOIC, and DPI; the number of divestments in the past three years; and the number of divestments through IPO.

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Eric Zhang, Managing Director and Head of China at General Atlantic, was named “Influential PE Investor of the Year 2017”, and General Atlantic was named “Influential PE Investment Firm of the Year 2017” by China Renaissance. China Renaissance, a leading Chinese financial advisor, selects these annual awards to honor the year’s most impressive investment professionals and private equity firms in China.

For the Influential PE Investor award, finalists must be focused on growth equity investment, have a strong deal track record and influence in the private equity industry, have been with their current firm as a Partner or Managing Director for five years, and have exited more than three deals with an IRR of over 30% (with at least two deals exited from IPO, and investment stage after series B round of financing) in the past three years. The finalist rankings are based on the number of deals exited through IPO in the past three years (investment stage after series B round of financing) as well as the number of deals exited in total in the past three years (investment stage after series B round of financing).

For the Influential PE Investment Firm award, finalists must have a reputable brand that is active in the market, at least 10 investments with investment stage after series B round of financing in the past three years, and at least 10 deal exits in the past three years, with at least five deal exits through IPO with an IRR of over 30%. The finalist rankings are based on funds or capital raised in the past three years; the number of investments in the past three years; total AUM, capital available to invest, gross IRR, MOIC, and DPI; the number of divestments in the past three years; and the number of divestments through IPO.

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