About Us
Hillhouse Capital Group (“Hillhouse”) is a leading investment management firm. Founded by Lei Zhang in 2005, Hillhouse invests with a long-term time horizon and employs a fundamental, bottom-up approach. Independent proprietary research is key to our investment process. Our team focuses on the consumer, TMT, industrials and healthcare sectors and invests in companies across all equity stages. Hillhouse manages capital for institutional clients such as university endowments, foundations, sovereign wealth funds, pensions and family offices.



Our People

ZHANG LEI

Founder & CEO


Mr. Zhang Lei is the founder and CEO of Hillhouse Capital Group. Prior to founding Hillhouse, Mr. Zhang worked with the Yale Endowment and a global emerging market fund covering South Africa, Southeast Asia and China. Mr. Zhang earned an MBA and M.A. in International Relations from Yale University and a B.A. in Economics from Renmin University of China.Mr. Zhang is a trustee of Yale University, and is also Vice Chairman and Trustee of the Board at Renmin University. He is the founder and chairman of Gaoli Academy of Renmin University, which he established in 2011. In addition, Mr. Zhang is the Chair of the Yale Asia Development Council...

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