Member, China Entrepreneur Club
Chairman & CEO, CPE
Mr. Liu Lefei holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Renmin University of China, and an MBA from China Europe International Business School (CEIBS). With many years of experience in securities and finance industry, Mr. Liu previously worked for general affairs department of Ministry of Finance, served as Executive Director of Capital Securities, General Manager of Investment Management Department of China Galaxy Securities Co., Ltd, General Manager of the Investment Management Department of China Life Insurance Ltd. Mr. Liu joined CITIC Private Equity Funds Management in 2008 as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
CPE is an alternative asset manager with extensive China experience and, at the same time, an international perspective. With a long-term vision and value investment strategy, CPE provides innovative investment solutions to leading firms from the following four key sectors – healthcare, consumer and internet, technology and industrial, software and enterprise services. Currently with its successful long-term performance, CPE's funds under management are supported by over 200 domestic and international institutional investors across North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. The core investment team has completed more than 200 investments globally and has an outstanding track record in multiple USD and RMB funds with a total AUM exceeding RMB100 billion, enabling the firm to accumulate key sector knowledge and a widespread business network. With a solid investment and research process, strong sector expertise and professional portfolio management capabilities, CPE builds long-term relationships with its portfolios in order to drive their value creation and sustainable growth.
In 2011, Liu was recognized by Fortune as one of the “25 Most Influential Business Leaders in Asia”. Liu was 38 at the time, the youngest of all 25 selected business leaders.