|Partner, joined in 2016 as the Head of China and is based in Hong Kong. Yi oversees private equity activities in Mainland China. Prior to joining CVC, Yi was a Senior Managing Director of the Blackstone Group overseeing its private equity investments in China. He was also the Chairman of Blackstone 's Renminbi Fund. Yi was a Partner at the Carlyle Group and was the head of the Carlyle's China office before joining Blackstone in 2012. He also worked with Merrill Lynch as an investment banker and with both PIA and ASSG of Goldman Sachs as an investment professional. Yi holds an MBA degree with High Distinction from the Ross Business School of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.