Utilising British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands Entities for Private Equity Investment into China

This Ogier briefing addresses inbound private equity investment into the PRC, including the initial establishment of the offshore investment fund structure.


The offshore investment fund structure is typically structured as a limited partnership and domiciled in either the Cayman Islands or British Virgin Islands at one end, and at the other, investments made by PE Fund’s in certain offshore target entities.



  • Book end one: Establishment of certain offshore tax structures for PRC investment purposes
  • Book end two: Structuring the Offshore Target at the time of investment
  • Relevant considerations when negotiating certain fundamental class rights attaching to Preference Shares
  1. Dividends
  2. Liquidation Preference
  3. Conversion Rights
  4. Redemption
  5. Voting

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