Frankie FangFounding Managing Partner at Starquest Capital
Frankie Fang is the founding managing partner of Starquest Capital, a leading China focused private equity and fund of funds (FoF) firm with initial AUM of around RMB 30 billion. Mr. Fang oversees the FoF investment, ESG integration, business development and various activities. Starquest capital is the first Asian recipient of the UNPRI Awards 2019 Emerging Markets Initiative of the Year.
Prior to founding Starquest Capital, Mr. Fang served as the Head of LGT Capital Partner in China for 12 years. In addition, he also initiated the ESG development across the LGT Pan-Asia team. LGT Capital Partner is a leading global alternative investment firm with USD 60 billion of AUM sponsored by Princely Family of Liechtenstein.
Mr. Fang has invested over USD 1.5 billion in Chinese private equity market, including long-established GPs such as CDH investment, CITIC Capital, Sequoia Capital and Legend Capital, as well as VC 2.0 GPs such as SourceCode, Joy Capital, and Banyan Capital. Mr. Fang is the member of Advisory Committees for over 20 funds in China and a member of the China Insurance Regulatory Commission Expert Committee.
Before joining LGT Capital Partners in early 2007, Mr. Fang worked for AXA Private Equity Group in Singapore focusing on FoF and direct investment in Pan-Asia region. Prior to that, Mr. Fang served as project manager for Burger King, responsible for the opening of the first restaurant in China. Mr. Fang began his career as a auditor and senior consultant in Andersen Consulting.
Mr. Fang obtained Bachelor of Accounting at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, with total of 20 years experience in finance industry. He obtained MBA from INSEAD Business School and Finance EMBA from People’s Bank of China School at Tsinghua University. Mr. Fang is also serving as a mentor for graduate students in School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University.
Mr. Fang holds the Chinese CPA qualification. He is the member of Future Forum Youth Council. His native language is Mandarin. He is also fluent in English, French，Cantonese and proficient in German.