CEL Global Investment Fund, L.P. (the “Fund”) is a private equity fund that primarily invests in equities of the companies located in North America and Europe. The Fund was established in 2016 and completed its final closing with capital commitment of approximately USD500 million in the fourth quarter 2018 .

Investment Strategy

The Fund primarily invests in equities of the companies located in North America and Europe. The targets must have proven operational track record and a sound business model, with strong growth in the market in the PRC and/or make products or provide solutions which have a significant commercial potential in the PRC.

The Fund expects to focus on industries which are important to the economic transformation and sustainable development of China, including without limitation, advanced manufacturing, advanced transportation equipment, advanced agricultural products and technologies, consumer products, clean energy, environmental and resources management, technology, media and telecommunications, wealth protection and healthcare.

The Fund intends to be a major or strategic shareholder of the portfolio companies. Leveraging on the investment manager’s business resources and networks, the Fund expects to provide value-added support, such as the overall strategic planning, corporate governance, operations, financial management, mergers and acquisitions, risk management, financing, marketing, human resources and others. In particular, the Fund plans to introduce its portfolio companies’ products and technologies to the enormous Chinese market so as to create and enhance the value of the portfolio companies, and ultimately create investment returns to the Fund investors.



Burke Porter Group (“BPG”)

BEP, headquartered in the United States, is a world leading supplier and solution provider of intelligent machinery equipment. It is a well-recognized market leader in automobile end-of-line testing systems and has successfully entered into high growth areas such as automobile powertrain testing systems, balancing systems, precision manufacturing, life sciences, 3D printing systems and others.


Precision Surfacing Solutions

Established in 1804 , and headquartered in Chicago, U.S.. Precision Surfacing Solutions is a leading global developer and manufacturer of highly engineered, precision surface finishing equipment, and consumables. Products includes lapping, polishing, bore honing, HEDG and others.

Cloud Light Technology Ltd

Cloud Light Technology Limited (“Cloud Light”) designs, markets, and manufactures advanced optical modules for datacenter interconnect and optical sensor for automotive applications. Headquartered in Hong Kong, Cloud Light was founded in 2018 as a spin-off from TDK Corporation.

  • Shengyan Fan

    Managing Partner, CEL Catalyst China Israel Fund / Managing Director, M&A Department

    Ms. Fan Shengyan is the Managing Director of the Merger & Acquisition Department, China Everbright Limited (CEL). She is responsible for CEL's private equity investment funds that invest in overseas market. Ms. Fan has 18 years’ experience in direct investment, capital raising and investment banking serving corporate clients in Greater China region as well as multinationals. Prior to joining CEL, Ms. Fan has held various positions with increasing responsibility at multinational investment banks including Lehman Brothers, Fox-Pitt, Kelton, ABN AMRO and Macquarie Group.

    Ms. Fan holds a BA and a BS from Tsinghua University and an MA from the University of Oxford. She acted as Committee Member of M&A Financing and Cross-board M&A Committee and Deputy Director in M&A Fund Committee of The China Mergers & Acquisitions Association (CMAA).

  • John Chan

    Managing Partner, CEL Catalyst China Israel Fund / Managing Director, M&A Department

    Mr. Chan is Managing Director of the Merger & Acquisition Department of CEL and is responsible for developing the principal investment portfolio and strategic initiatives for CEL. Mr. Chan is also Managing Partner of CEL Catalyst China Israel Fund and serves on the Investment Committee and Board of Directors of the General Partner. Mr. Chan previously had over 18 years of experience working with regional and international financial institutions and investment banks. He joined CEL in 2010. Mr. Chan holds MA and BA from University of Cambridge in Economics.

CEL Global Investment Fund

Tel (852) 2905 0860 / (852) 2905 0863
Fax (852) 2529 0177
Address 40/F, Far East Finance Centre, 16 Harcourt Road, Hong Kong