Miao Wang advises asset managers on the structuring, establishment and ongoing operation of Luxembourg private funds investing across a broad range of asset classes (including PE/VC funds, infrastructure funds, real estate funds, credit funds, impact funds, fund of funds, GP stake funds and crypto funds), as well as of pledge funds, separately managed accounts, co-investment vehicles and carried interest vehicles.
She has extensive experience in advising on cross-border fund structuring and is experienced with both Luxembourg and Cayman structures. Miao also regularly assists sovereign funds and institutional investors on their participation/investments in private funds, and advises funds and banks on fund finance transactions.
 
She is an active member of the Luxembourg Private Equity Association (LPEA) and the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI).
 
Miao is recognised as a “Rising Star” for Investment Funds in Luxembourg by Legal 500.
 
"Counsel Miao Wang is an ‘exceptional funds lawyer’ both on the sponsor side, as well as for institutional investors investing in the funds – she also advises APAC-based clients on their Luxembourg funds-related projects."
Legal 500

Experience

Representative matters

AP4, IMAS, Industriens and KLP on the establishment of a EUR 1 billion infrastructure pledge fund and a parallel fund managed by Arjun Infrastructure Partners that invest in low-risk European infrastructure assets.

AXA Investment Managers on the establishment of a Luxembourg based RAIF and its successor fund, which focus on acquiring revolving credit facilities granted to non-investment grade companies.

White Oak on the establishment of a Luxembourg fund investing in diversified portfolio of primarily senior secured credit and debt instruments consisting of senior secured asset-based loans.

Axiom on the establishment of a Luxembourg fund of fund investing alongside a Cayman parallel fund with a total target fund size of USD 2.5 billion.

Published Work

  • “What to expect on ESG-linked carried interest”, Paperjam, March 2023
  • “The EU DLT Pilot Regime: a Game Changer for the Luxembourg Investment Funds Community?”, LPEA Insight Out, March 2023
  • “The Islamic Finance and Markets Law Review: Luxembourg”, The Law Reviews, October 2022
  • “Subscription lines: get a line on financing of parallel funds and master-feeder funds”, AGEFI Luxembourg, September 2022

Speaking Engagements

  • Panel Moderator, What to expect when structuring your NAV facility, the Private Assets Conference of the Association of the Luxembourg Funds Industry (ALFI), 23 November 2023
  • Guest Speaker, Luxembourg fund structuring - the LPEA Legal Academy session, the Luxembourg Private Equity Association (LPEA) in 2020, 2021 and 2022
  • Guest Speaker, Back to School: offshore structures and fund financing 101, the Woman in Fund Finance, 29 September 2022
  • Guest Speaker, Investment funds in the time of Covid (presented with Acumen, Pegasus Capital and EBRD), the Association of Lawyers in Intergovernmental Finance and Development Organisations, 30 April 2021

Leadership Positions And Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the Association of the Luxembourg Funds Industry (ALFI)
  • Member of the Luxembourg Private Equity Association (LPEA)
Recognition
Counsel Miao Wang is an ‘exceptional funds lawyer’ both on the sponsor side, as well as for institutional investors investing in the funds – she also advises APAC-based clients on their Luxembourg funds-related projects.
Legal 500, Luxembourg, 2023, Investment Funds

Qualifications

Admissions

Admitted as Solicitor, Irish Bar, 2021

Admitted as Solicitor, UK Bar, 2020

Admitted to the Luxembourg Bar under her home title, 2020

Qualified to the People’s Republic of China Bar, 2008

Academic

Master 2 (LLM), EU Law, University of Hamburg, Germany, 2011

Master 1 (LLM), International law, China University of Political Science and Law, China, 2011

Bachelor of Law (LLB), China University of Political Science and Law, China, 2008

Languages

Chinese (Mandarin), English
Disclaimer
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.