Managing Director, General Atlantic LLC, and a 2012 Women’s Forum Rising Talent
General Atlantic LLC
Ms. Hong is a Managing Director at General Atlantic LLC, a global growth equity firm. She has built GA’s Beijing office and is leading the firm’s efforts in the Emerging Market Consumer sector focusing on identifying and investing in consumer-oriented growth companies in emerging markets and helping them to grow. Ms. Hong has led or co-led a number of recent key GA investments, such as Soufun.com and Sun Art Retail Group. Prior to joining GA, Ms. Hong worked at private equity firm Warburg Pincus and management consulting firm McKinsey & Company. She received a B.S. in Finance and a Master in Management Engineering from Tsinghua University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
General Atlantic (GA) is a leading global growth equity firm providing capital and strategic support for growth companies. GA combines a collaborative global approach, sector specific expertise, long-term investment horizon and a deep understanding of growth drivers to partner with great management and build exceptional businesses worldwide. Established in 1980, GA manages $17 billion in capital, investing between $50 million and $400 million as a minority or majority investor in private and public companies. On average, GA invests in 12 - 15 companies per year. As a global firm, GA has more than 75 investment professionals based in 10 offices around the world.