General Atlantic Hires New Managing Director

Sep 7 2007 | 10:01am ET

Private equity shop General Atlantic has hired Jeff Leng as a managing director in the firm’s Hong Kong office.

Leng most recently served as a managing director at Warburg Pincus, which he joined in 1999. Previously, he was in the investment banking division of Morgan Stanley.

“The market in China provides significant opportunities for growth companies across GA’s areas of focus,” said William Ford, CEO of GA. “Our early presence in the region positions us well for future growth, and we are pleased to have Jeff join our team.”

Founded in 1980, GA currently manages approximately $15 billion in total assets and has offices in Greenwich, New York, Palo Alto, London, Düsseldorf, Hong Kong and Mumbai.

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