Eason Huang 黄伟
Eason's practice concentrates on the structuring, formation, organisation and operation of all types of open- and closed-ended funds, including private equity and hedge funds, and their related investment management entities. Eason has a particular focus on fund clients with a China nexus.
Eason counsels funds in all stages of their operations, and regularly advises them on fund formation and governance matters. Eason has significant experience in representing a wide range of sponsors on fund formation matters, as well as a select group of well-regarded institutional investors in making investments in both private equity and hedge funds around the region.
Eason also has very deep experience in the assisting on crypto-related fund launches.
Eason has worked in the funds industry in Hong Kong for more than eight years. His clients mainly comprise Mainland Chinese fund managers, fund sponsors, venture capitalists, as well as local Hong Kong SFC licensed fund managers.
Eason is recognised as Leading Lawyer – ''Rising star'' in investment funds by the IFLR1000 (32nd edition (2022)).
Prior to joining Carey Olsen, Eason worked in the global investment funds group of another offshore firm. Eason started his funds career with another offshore law firm and then a top-tier PRC law firm based in Hong Kong.
Eason is admitted in England and Wales and the People's Republic of China.
Eason is a native Mandarin speaker, and is fluent in English and Cantonese.