Jingyi Xu is a partner of Cooley’s fund formation practice. Her practice focuses on the formation and representation of private investment funds both in the United States and internationally. In particular, Jingyi specializes in representing fund managers investing in China in connection with the formation of their USD-dominated funds, including venture capital funds, private equity funds and project funds, as well as upper-tier arrangements, carried interest plans and various governance matters.  Jingyi also represents institutional investors (including sovereign wealth funds and funds of funds) and other investors in connection with investments in private funds.

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Experience

  • NIO Capital Closes Second Flagship Fund at Around $400 Million 

  • Lightspeed China Partners Closes Two Funds Totaling $920 Million 

  • Source Code Capital Raises $1 Billion Fund 

  • GGV Capital Raises $2.5 Billion Across Four Funds 

  • Legal 500 Asia Pacific Highlights Cooley 

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Education

  • Stanford Law School
    LLM, 2012

  • Peking University
    BL, 2008


Admissions & Credentials

California

New York

Rankings & Accolades

    The Legal 500 Asia Pacific
    Investment Funds in China: Next Generation Partners
    (2022)

    China Business Law Journal:
    Rising Stars
    (2022)

    The Legal 500 Asia Pacific
    Investment Funds in China: Rising Stars
    (2021)

     
Professionalism, expertise, extensive industry knowledge, and excellent client service – Managing director at a leading VC investment firm