Principle Capital is a high-performing, operationally-focused, middle-market private equity firm based in Shanghai. Principle was founded in 2002 by Lin-Lin Zhou, a former Rohm & Hass executive and McKinsey consultant. Lin-Lin has built a differentiated platform recognized for its research-driven, exclusive transaction sourcing, strict underwriting discipline, active pre- and post-close engagement model and record of delivering rewarding exits. Principle specializes in growth and control buyout equity investments in the Advanced Industrials, Business Services, Healthcare, and Consumer sectors in China. The firm manages both RMB and USD funds. Principle has a strategic alliance with the US private equity buyout firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice.