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New York Headquarters
11 East 44th Street, Suite 1000
New York, NY USA
Tel  1-212-849-9252
Fax  1-212-297-1847
Post Code  10017

Shanghai Branch
31F, Jin Mao Tower, 88 Century Avenue
Pudong New Area,
Shanghai, China
Tel  021-2890-9621
Fax  021-2890-9999
Post Code  200121

Management Team

Morgan Ma

Morgan Ma
Managing Partner of China

Morgan Ma has led HIG’s investment team in successful deals including real estate acquisition and urban development projects. Ms Ma was instrumental in developing a groundbreaking public/private cooperation model which allowed for co-investment in urban development within the framework of a Chinese State-owned enterprise platform. She also directs HIG’s overall investment strategy and risk control functions, and has successfully completed more than 10 Urban Construction projects representing a total investment of approximately $1 billion.

Ms. Ma is currently the Managing Partner of China of HIG. She has made significant contributions to bring new type of tourist resort into China, adhering to a low-carbon environment protection and sustainable development of five-diamond resort, American farms and wine estates.Prior to HIG, Ms. Ma was a successful editor of state-owned Xinhua Newspaper. Ms. Ma earned a Real Estate MBA at Renmin University of China and a Master’s degree in Real Estate from New York University.

 

Management Team

Xiaojun Zhang

Xiaojun Zhang
Urban Development Fund Dept.
Executive Director

Mr. Xiaojun Zhang joined HIG in 2007 and is responsible for the formulation of investment strategy, negotiations and active management of Handen’s ongoing projects.

Mr. Zhang has been involved in approximately 6 Large Scale development projects located in 1st and 2nd tier Chinese cities by use of his keen insight into the market and negotiation skills. He has been involved with transactions with a total capitalization of over $500 million. Mr. Zhang has nearly ten years of industry experience and is extremely familiar with entire real estate development process including a deep practical understanding of the navigation of complex entitlement processes. Mr. Zhang’s extensive practical experience has allowed HIG to pursue its goal to create and enhance value via complex urban development projects.

 

Management Team

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Mindy Liu
Urban Development Fund Dept.
Vice President

Ms Liu joined HIG in 2012 and responsible for pre-project background check, project planning, analysis of the investment return and DD. She is active in relationship maintenance with bank, trust company, and other financial institutions.

Ms Liu has strong financial theory basics, investment research and analysis capabilities and a keen market awareness and accurate risk judgment. Working experience in different areas of funding raising, strategy making, helps her get strong execution and business skills.

Prior to HIG, Ms Liu worked for four years as investment analyst at one of the well-known PE management company. Managed approximately $300 million PE funding.

 

Management Team

Chen Lei

Chen Lei
Real Estate Fund Dept.
Executive Director

Mr. Chen joined HIG in 2012 and focuses on investment strategy, fund raising and management, risk control.

Mr. Chen has more than 10 years of experience in Finance and Real Estate Industry. He is an expert of investment management and exit procedures. He also has a deep understanding of capital markets and risk control. Prior to HIG, Mr Chen worked for Pacific Alliance Group and was in charge of Real Estate Investment, non-performing assets and some IPO projects. Deeply involved in a RE investment projects in Huzhou and Qingdao. Mr. Chen earned a Bachelor Degree of Accounting at Zhejiang University of Finance & Economics.

 

Management Team

Tony Gu

Tony Gu
Real Estate Fund Dept.
Vice President

Mr. Tony Gu joined HIG in 2011 and is responsible for investment structuring, underwriting and DCF analysis. Mr. Gu is primarily responsible for the financial projections of potential investment projects as well as liaison with the U.S. team.

Prior to HIG, Mr. Gu worked for 5 years as an Analyst at Morgan Stanley Real Estate Fund(“MSREF”)in Shanghai where he was responsible for managing approximately $300 million in real estate equity investments, including retail, residential, hotel etc. Transaction experience includes a large shopping mall in Pudong Shanghai and a residential development project in the CBD area of Nan Jing, China. Mr. Gu earned a Bachelor Degree of Economics at Shanghai International Studies University.

 

Management Team

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Allen Li
Real Estate Fund Dept.
Investment Director

Mr Li is responsible for designing and planning of real estate projects, and creation of product planning, market analyses and feasibility studies. He has rich experience in industry of Tourism Real Estate Development.

With his creative investment idea and expertise, he plays a key role in communication with the consultancy and resort management company.

Prior to the HIG, Mr. Li worked for the internationally renowned tourism institution – Joyu and domestic well-known real estate consultancy Wangzhigang studio. Mr. Li, starting as a real estate researcher, provided research expertise and investment strategy recommendation on several tourism real estate projects. Mr. Li graduated from Shanghai Normal University and earned Master Degree of Economic geography.