Bingham Consulting LLC officially opened its Beijing office on 21 February with a launch event drawing 300 business and political leaders at the prestigious former US Embassy premises, Maison Boulud in Beijing. The firm has already secured its first mainland client, Lion Fund Management Co Ltd, located in Beijing and Shenzhen. Lion Fund manages mutual funds for its clients and invests in public equity and fixed income markets.
“We are pleased to have the opportunity to work with a respected financial institution such as Lion Fund regarding their international expansion efforts,” said Ye Xiaowei, co-managing partner and a principal at Bingham Consulting.
Brian Beglin, Beijing office co-managing partner and another principal of the law firm, noted that Lion Fund had “wisely recognised that outbound Chinese business ventures must take into account the local policy implications of their activities as well as the legal issues. We look forward to working with them in reaching their