Hwachie Lee is a Managing Director & CIO China who joined Vivo in 2015. Before joining Vivo Capital, Mr. Lee was Chief Investment Officer and an investment committee member of China Everbright Financial Investment Holdings, where he led the investment in China Unionpay. Prior to that, he was a Principal at Blackstone and was responsible for China deal sourcing and execution, including China Animal Healthcare and China Communications Services. In addition, he helped Catalent (a Blackstone portfolio company) negotiate a joint venture with Shangpharma and acquire Jiangyuantang, an advanced soft gel manufacturing firm based in Zhejiang, China. Before his private equity career, Mr. Lee worked in the investment banking divisions of Citigroup and Merrill Lynch and completed various landmark transactions in Greater China such as the US$3.3 billion IPO of China Shenhua. Mr. Lee graduated from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Economics (summa cum laude).