D.E. Shaw Names China Private Equity Chief

Feb 28 2007 | 11:45am ET

New York-based D.E. Shaw has named Liang Meng, co-head of JPMorgan Securities’ China investment banking group, CEO of its new Greater China private equity division.

Meng, who will be based in Hong Kong, has been responsible for investment banking and mergers and acquisitions activity in China for JPMorgan. Before joining JPMorgan, Meng worked at Credit Suisse First Boston.

“China presents a rich universe of investment prospects,” Louis Salkind, managing director of D.E. Shaw, said. “Liang, with his wealth of knowledge, relationships and experience on the ground, is uniquely suited to enable the D.E. Shaw group to best capitalize on these opportunities.”


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