Yong Ren is a partner in the Corporate Department and a member of the Private Funds Group.

Yong's practice focuses on formation, management and investment of private investment funds, including private equity funds, venture capital funds, distressed opportunities funds, real estate funds, mezzanine funds, funds of funds and hedge funds based in the U.S., Asia (particularly in China) and Europe. Yong also advises clients on co-investments and secondary transactions.

Yong represents sponsors and investment managers, both established financial institutions and start-up companies, in fund formation, administration, compliance and portfolio investment related activities. He also represents institutional investors and affluent individual clients in structuring and negotiating their investments into private funds. In addition, he has extensive experience in structuring and negotiating various strategic acquisitions and joint venture transactions.