Wanlin Liu is joining Carlyle Asia as a managing director in its private equity team in China, with responsibility for leading its growth investments.
Liu, who will be based in Shanghai, joins from Goldman Sachs where she spent 13 years working in private equity, according to Caryle's announcement on Wednesday.
The appointment comes at a time of intense competition in China's ever-evolving private equity sector after several years of strong fund raising. Caryle said it had invested more than $7.5 billion of equity in more than 90 transactions in China.
“Wanlin has deep experience in private equity and she will be a...