Shanghai Office, China.
Tel.: +8621 3899 1559
Fax: +8621 6876 1101
Contact Mail:
Address: Suite 1605, Ping An Fortune Tower, 1088 Yuanshen Road, Shanghai Pudong 200122, PRC.

California Office, USA.
Contact Mail:
Address: 9999 Muirlands Blvd., Irvine, CA 92618








Alternative Energy »

Clean and creative solutions that employ renewable or lower-polluting energy, helping counter the environmental, economic and social effects of urbanization.

Alternative energy production and demand growth is gaining momentum globally. Taking major steps in this field, China is already one of the top renewable or lower-polluting energy producers in the world. As a country with a rapidly growing economy and rapid urbanization that is expanding city limits and increasing city populations dramatically, China is implementing policies that advocate diversified energy sources. In a parallel effort, private companies are introducing innovative ways that support the use of clean energy.

EV Buy

Electric vehicles leased, rented, and supplied to institutional fleets and individuals. Vehicle charging and after sales service are key components of the service model.  EV Buy works closely with local governments, property management companies, and carmakers to provide an integrated EV solution as part of a broader electric vehicle rollout in China.

EV Buy has obtained strategic investment from Tiandi Growth Capital (TDGC, and Gobi Partners ( TDGC is a venture capital firm focused on clean technologies, while Gobi Partners is a leading venture capital firm focused on technology and TMT.

Consumer Goods »

Consumer goods supply chains that are efficient while environmentally and socially conscious.

As disposable income increases in China, people are willing to pay a premium for quality products when a strong value proposition exists. This industry is not only expanding in scope in terms of both durable and non-durable items, but is also undergoing strategic change in terms of both demand and supply. As a result, relatively innovative, expensive, and high quality consumer goods are increasingly available.

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Huali Store

Huali Store aspires to be China’s leading brand for premium flowers and gifts. From sourcing flowers and gifts to delivering the products to end customers, the Huali team places extreme attention to detail to ensure excellent user experience. The online and offline stores have experienced substantial growth since launch due to an exceptionally strong management team and the blooming China gift market. Huali’s offline stores inculde a number of franchise partners and store-within-store formats; they contribute to the strong customer awareness of Huali today. Our mission is to bring “Customized Surprises” to the people who receive Huali gifts.

CID Group (, a leading venture capital firm in Greater China, is a strategic investor in Huali.


FIELDS is China’s premium online grocer that delivers high quality, safe and consistent products to retail customers. It provides friendly, reliable, and professional service through a user-friendly website and mobile platforms. FIELDS is growing its customers and per customer revenues rapidly in Shanghai, Zhejiang, and Jiangsu, and is now able to deliver nationwide to all major cities in China.

Sun Art Retail Group (6808.HK), the largest hypermarket operator in China, which markets under the recognized banners of RT-Mart, Auchan, and Feiniu, is a strategic investor in Fields.


FSJuice is Shanghai’s first fresh juice maker built on the concept of whole food supplements. We provide a healthful snack and meal replacement solution by making better-for-you beverages, and have them delivered fresh to your door or available through premium supermarkets and convenience stores.  FSJuice offers a variety of well-formulated cold-pressed juices (greens, roots and fruits), NFC juices, nut milks, and tea options. Each 350ml bottle is packed with over 1kg of fresh raw produce, with no water, sugar or preservatives added, to maintain health, vitality and energy.

Chengwei Capital and China Consumer Retail Capital (CCRC) are strategic investors in FSJuice. Chengwei Capital is a leading private equity firm in China. And CCRC is a consumer focused private equity fund.

Financial »

Alternative financing options for small and medium sized businesses.

With customers at the center of most financial service transactions, creating innovative, convenient and high-valued services is a top priority in China. As many firms experience organic or structural growth, they are learning to accommodate customers’ expanding needs, leverage new technologies, and adopt e-business strategies. Their competitive standing is fueled not just by their changing customer demographics, but also by their international scope, cost-effectiveness and creative financing.

Q-TZG Leasing

A finance company licensed by China’s MOFCOM to conduct RMB-denominated financial and operating leasing business, Q-TZG Leasing focuses on customers and assets in the transportation and construction sectors. The company benefits from the gap between supply and demand of secured credit for small to medium sized businesses in China, which are often not able to access financing from state-owned banks. The company is recognized for its risk management, and its ability to bring value to complex deals through creative deal structuring and proprietary industry knowledge.

TZG built Q-TZG Leasing in collaboration with Q Investments of Fort Worth, Texas.

Zhejiang Construction Investment Equipment Leasing Co. Ltd.(“ZCI Leasing”)

Launched in 2005 in Hangzhou, the company provides equipment rentals, as well as value-adding services such as equipment installation, inspection and maintenance to customers. It has served customers across the Yangtze Delta region (including high-profile projects such as Hangzhou Subway, Hangzhou-Anhai Highway, No.9 Bridge on Qiantang River and West Lake Square), helping manage the necessary investment into public infrastructure as related to urbanization in China.

TZG co-invested in ZCI Leasing with Q Investments, Zhejiang Construction Investment Group, and Deson (0262.HK).

Services »

Initiatives that provide innovative services to consumers.

The services industry in China has experienced revolutionary changes as a result of innovation, regulatory developments, and shifting consumer demands. Market trends, including workforce globalization and a great focus on health, environmental protection, and social responsibility, are altering the dimensions of the industry. As a result, the next generation of services will turn workplaces and home spaces into environments that are personalized, efficient, and conscientious.

Serenity Post-Natal Wellness Center

Serenity is a wellness center that provides hospitality, care, and education to newborn infants and their mothers. In Chinese tradition, for the mother this one-month period immediately after giving birth is not only a time of recuperation and recovery, but also an opportunity for re-birth. Serenity combines international-level service and care with this Chinese tradition to provide an environment and experience focused on health, safety, and quality.

CID Group (, a leading venture capital firm in Greater China, is a strategic investor in Serenity.

Ningbo Hualuxe Hotel

The Ningbo Hualuxe Hotel is the centerpiece of major redevelopment currently underway to transform the Ningbo Economic and Technical Development Zone, also known as Beilun, in the downtown area. The 345-room five-star 57,000 square meter project also features a middle tier hotel, offices and a retail and entertainment center. As the result of significant strategic planning and partnerships amongst hospitality experts, the construction of this landmark project is currently underway.

Travel »

Drawing on TZG’s experience and expertise to serve Asian tourists in a range of unique ways.

In this day and age, travel is a multi-dimensional experience, and not only are customers more exacting and knowledgeable but they are also calling for a greener experience when traveling. The travel industry, like all industries, is becoming more accountable for its impact on the health and sustainability of the planet. Cross sector innovation across China is generating new ideas and translating them into realities that bring about change. Through targeted initiatives, companies are pointing the way toward greater economic and social wellness, environmental protection and restoration for current and future generations.


QUAFRICA introduces the beautiful wonders of Africa through fully customized high-end travel programs that will entice the most discerning of travelers, connecting travelers with Africa’s people, wildlife, and environment in unique ways. QUAFRICA also places a strong emphasis on ensuring that responsible tourism underpins the real-world interactions our clients enjoy with Africa’s communities, wildlife and environment.


QUDISCOVER is an exclusive online travel service supplier that provides travelers with access to the greatest experiences around the globe. Our goal is to help you experience the thrill of discovery – whether it be diving in Micronesia, Heli-skiing in Canada, embarking on a cultural discovery in Turkey or attending the Grand Prix in Monaco – we customize journeys to fit your needs. Come and Experience the Thrill of Discovery.


China will continue to see increasing leisure time and disposable income of the burgeoning middle class nationwide. Government policy supports expansion of the high-speed rail network and growth in the tourism industry. As discretionary vacation days, personal vehicle ownership and family outings become more common, demand for large-scale popular entertainment grows. The Shanghai Expo and Shanghai Disneyland show the popularity of a wide range of attractions, shows and related service businesses. AsiaParks enters into partnerships with developers and world-class brands to create and manage theme parks and destination resorts.

AsiaParks was acquired by theme park equipment manufacturer Jingang Culture & Tech Group.


The company was founded to open up Western China to luxury tourism. TGL has completed the design and construction of Tangula Luxury Trains, three-luxury tourist trains which will run on two routes, Beijing – Lhasa and Beijing – Dali/Lijiang, with stops in tourist destinations. TZG sold its controlling stake to a strategic investor in 2007, ceding its role in operations.

Telecom »

Delivering information services through pioneering technology.

The further growth and sustainability of the telecommunications industry is centered on three key pillars: investing in industry relevant companies, enabling them through policy and regulatory issues, and supporting their growth (in terms of scale as well as technological advancement) through research and partnership. In China, the industry has evolved from a nascent to a burgeoning one, and in fact, an entire generation has been transformed as technology merges with culture.

Q Towers International

A mobile telecommunications asset servicing and financing company that is poised to undertake significant asset build-out, acquisition, and leasing activities in China’s mobile communications market. The company identifies signal coverage gaps, proactively and in partnership with mobile carriers. Q Towers International is widely regarded as a pioneer and creative expert in telecom leasing and co-location, thereby leading the efforts to increase asset utilization and efficiency in the industry.

TZG built Q Towers International in collaboration with Q Investments of Fort Worth, Texas.

Huichen Telecom

A specialist mobile communications engineering and servicing company, Huichen has received numerous awards and recognition. Its mission is to build a world-class wireless network, as summed up by its motto ‘standing in China, facing the world’.

TZG co-invested in Huichen with Q Investments of Fort Worth, Texas. TZG exited its stake in Huichen to Tuopo Asset Management in 2011.




TZG believes in contributing to the community; in order to complement the work achieved by local non-government organizations, the Firm is a strategic partner and sponsor of the following groups.

As a resident of China, TZG applauds the philanthropic work of Baobei Foundation, whose mission is to save lives of Chinese orphans born with neurological or gastrointestinal disorders. Baobei works with orphanages to identify children with these needs, facilitates bringing them to Shanghai for surgery, provides healing after care and prepares the children for adoption.


World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families, and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. Motivated by our faith in Jesus Christ, World Vision serves all people, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, or gender.



Qiusheng Ding

ZCI: Prior to ZCI, Mr. Ding served as general manager of Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science and Technology Limited, leading a team of 320 people in 18 branches nationwide. Previously, Mr. Ding served as Chief Engineer of Zhejiang Dacheng Construction Group, where he oversaw the repair and maintenace of the company’s machinery and equipment. Mr. Ding earned his BEng in Electrical Engineering from Harbin Institute of Technology.

Lee Lanselle

AsiaParks: Mr. Lanselle is an experienced themed destination development and operations professional. He began his career at Disney in 1979 on the project management team of precedent-setting Tokyo Disneyland Park. Mr. Lanselle transitioned to Disney’s liaison team in Japan for the first two years of operation. Next he was assigned to Disney’s European initiative and became a core member of the team in France. Returning to California, Mr. Lanselle rejoined the Tokyo team to set strategy and negotiate expansion to the Tokyo Disney Resort (two parks, hotels, entertainment retail and monorail). In 1999 he supported finalization of contractual arrangements for Hong Kong Disneyland. In 2001 Mr. Lanselle left Disney to work with developers and operators globally in the analysis of opportunities and implementation of plans for themed entertainment projects.

John Lee

Q-TZG Leasing: Mr. Lee is a 25-year veteran of the mainland China and HK leasing market. Before joining QTL, Mr. Lee was board director and general manager of the New Century Finance Leasing Company, where he managed a RMB2.5billion asset portfolio and was the architect behind the reformation of New Century. Prior to that, Mr. Lee served as the Vice President of Commercial Finance for the Associates Financial Services (Asia) Ltd. John earned a BA in industrial engineering from the University of Hong Kong, an MBA at University of Bradford (UK), and a Postgraduate Certificate in Hong Kong Law from City University of Hong Kong.

Daisy Song

Fields: Ms. Song has 10 years of sales & marketing experience within e-commerce, retail, FMCG and marketing agencies. Prior to Fields, Ms. Song was a senior consultant in Ogilvy PR, helping to plan digital marketing strategy. Daisy also served as brand manager for Bosideng Man, where she was in charge of brand strategy, brand communication, media strategy execution TVC and print ad management as well as VIP management. Daisy was formerly the marketing supervisor in Metersbonwe. She earned her B.A. in Literature from Fudan University.

Annie Yu

HR Director:Ms. Yu has over ten years experience in enterprise human resources management and holds a bachelor degree in human resource management and a bachelor degree in psychology. Before joining in TZG Partners, she served as human resources manager at Vanke property management and Evergrande real estate development, specializing in group human resources management operation. Ms Yu earned several professional qualifications like the certificate of international human resource director from University of Pennsylvania, international human resource management certificate from Shanghai Jiaotong University, and CFT coaching technology certificate.

Stephanie Zhang

FSJuice:Prior to her leadership role at FSJuice, Stephanie was an associate at TZG Partners. She also worked as an analyst at JP Morgan and JP Capital. She is also a health food fanatic. Stephanie has a MSc in Business Management from Edinburgh University and BEng in Software Engineering from Fudan University.

Dawei Zhang

EVBuy: Mr. Zhang has experience in strategic consulting, corporate finance, and advanced technology research. Prior to TZG, Mr. Zhang was with McKinsey & Company, where he advised financial services and telecom clients in corporate strategy, governance, operations, and sales management. He earned his MS in electrical engineering and MS in management science and engineering from Stanford University, as well as MS and BS in electronic engineering from Tsinghua University.

Ted Zhong

Q Towers International: Mr. Zhong joined Q-TZG Telecom from Wasu, China’s leading IPTV provider, where he served as Vice President. Ted boasts over ten years of experience in China’s telecommunications industry, having had worked with firms such as China Netcom, Hangzhou Digital TV Corp, and other telecomm value-added services companies. He graduated from Zhejiang University with a degree in English and Shanghai University with a master degree in Management Science & Engineering.

Judy Zhu

Finance Director: Ms. Zhu has over 20 years of experience in accounting and finance, specializing in internal financial management and process design. Prior to TZG, She was formerly Vice President of Shanghai Poly Property Group. She also served as Finance Manager of Ascott Property Management and Cushman & Wakefield, and Accounting Supervisor at Colliers Jardine. Ms. Zhu earned her BS in Biology from Shanghai Normal University and an associate degree in English from Shanghai International Studies University.




The TZG team is composed of seasoned professionals who have received training at top international schools, and boast international and cross-sector experience from top firms. The Firm invests in the sustainable growth of China and is committed to the success of each company in the TZG portfolio. The success of the Firm stems from its ability to leverage the expertise and partnerships it has cultivated.
China and the world are changing at a fast pace, but TZG’s long history in China helps it remain one step ahead.

Ben Tsen, Managing Director

Mr. Tsen has extensive experience in business building, strategic consulting, and general management. Prior to co-founding TZG Partners, Mr. Tsen was a senior consultant with McKinsey & Company. While there, he led engagements for a broad range of consumer goods, financial services, and real estate clients in Greater China. His work included corporate strategy, partnerships, M&A, and operations. Mr. Tsen joined McKinsey & Company in 1994 in Hong Kong, and has also worked in Taipei, Beijing, and Shanghai. He has also served as a chief representative and general manager for BondsInAsia Limited. He received his MBA from Stanford Business school and a AB in economics from Harvard College.

Josh Brookhart, Managing Director

Mr. Brookhart has extensive experience in business building, strategic consulting, and general management. Prior to co-founding TZG Partners, Mr. Brookhart was a senior consultant with McKinsey & Company in Shanghai, where he focused on helping Chinese and international clients launch new businesses in China, usually as cross border joint ventures. He joined McKinsey & Company in 1993 in San Francisco, and has also worked in Beijing, Hong Kong, Sydney, and Cape Town. He formerly served as director of operations for Vivra Heart Services, a San Francisco start-up. Josh received an MBA and MA in East Asian Studies from Stanford University, earned a BA in industrial engineering from Northwestern University, and studied intensive Chinese at Tsinghua University. Mr. Brookhart is currently on sabbatical from TZG and based in Tanzania full time to pursue non-profit interests.

David Yao, Managing Director

Mr. Yao has extensive experience in computer engineering, entrepreneurship, consulting, and general management. Prior to joining TZG Partners, Mr. Yao was co-founder and CEO of NTI Corporation, a California-based software developer of innovative software applications that accumulated over 250 million units of shipment worldwide. His career stint includes senior and principle engineer positions at Citicorp, AT&T, and STM Wireless. He has worked as a management consultant in BCG’s Shanghai office, where he helped advise several of China’s largest SOEs. His entrepreneur experience also includes co-founding, one of China’s leading online platforms for DIY photo printing. Mr. Yao started college education at southern China’s Zhongshan University, before studying abroad to earn an MS in Computer Science from UCLA, and MBA from Stanford University.

Hong Zhang, Managing Director

Mr. Zhang has significant experience in technical and general management in the TMT industry. Prior to join TZG partners, he was General Manager of Shanghai Oriental Publishing Services Co., Ltd., a leading data analysis and research company for chinese publishing industry. Mr. Zhang was also a co-founder of Yijiang Inc., a leading customer loyalty company. Previously, he was CTO of Shanghai Telecom Haplink  Network Inc. and senior system engineer at Earthlink Inc. Mr. Zhang received his MS in Mechanical Engineering from UCLA and a BS in Engineering from University of Science & Technology of China.

Terresa Pan, Managing Director

Ms. Pan, brings over 15 years of international business and cross border investment experience. Before joining TZG, Ms. Pan served as Co-founder and Managing Director L&L Multi-strategy Management LLC. She worked as a Macro-economics researcher and Security analyst for different financial institutions, including Stanford Management Company, a university endowment. Ms. Pan also had ten-year work experience with Sinochem, a Fortune 500 company and Chinese largest chemical company, as a senior executive. She oversaw different functional groups, including Risk Management, Business Development, and Strategic Merger and Acquisition. Ms. Pan holds Master of Science in Management for Experienced Leaders degree from Stanford University Graduate School of Business. She also holds Bachelor of International Economic Law from Zhongnan University of Economics and Law.

Jeff Min, Managing Director

Mr. Min has extensive experience in strategic investment and business development. Before joining TZG Partners, Mr. Min was CEO of Prior to this position, he served as head of Strategy & Investment of SFG. DHR Co., Ltd, as well as Managing Director of SFG. ChengDa Executive Search Company. Mr. Min holds MBA degree from China-Europe International Business School (CEIBS) and Bachelor of Economics from Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade.



TZG’s approach is simple, straightforward, and effective.

The Firm builds companies that have the potential to drive change and become industry leaders, by either launching them on its own or investing in early-stage initiatives.

The relationships TZG has developed with its partners and entrepreneurs are the foundation of its success.




TZG has high standards for its portfolio companies, and looks beyond the financial bottom line. The Firm is focused on like-minded companies that satisfy a number of the following investment criteria:

  • Innovative
  • Drivers for industry change
  • Fulfills a significant market demand
  • Financially sustainable
  • Environmentally responsible
  • Scalable
  • Socially conscious




  • Scan the Chinese and US economies for upcoming trends, discontinuities, and structural gaps with respect to supply and demand
  • Identify sectors and sub-sectors that have high-potential for growth and value creation opportunities
  • Undertake market analysis to determine value creation opportunities
  • Create feasible business models that could benefit from long-term economic trends while leveraging our capabilities
  • Consider environmental, social, and policy implications
  • Capitalize company with equity injection
  • Recruit strategic and operational partners, and launch the business with TZG as interim management
  • Initiate business development, product design, and marketing functions
  • Set up operational processes
  • Oversee and advise companies on long term basis

In the process of launching and building companies, we work with them to provide support that is superior to a structure as if they were to source the following services through a third party:

  • Business and management consulting
  • HR consulting
  • Advertising advice and services
  • Business and interim management
  • Office functions and support
  • Business and management training
  • Facilities for such training
  • Arranging social events and networking
  • Arranging business entertainment
  • Developing software, IT, and websites
  • Hosting servers
  • Creating learning applications
  • Developing e-commerce and mobile commerce


business approach

TZG Partners is a Shanghai-based firm that builds and invests in high-growth businesses, challenging and redefining industry norms. The Group focuses on early stage companies in China and has private equity, investment banking, management, and new business start-up capabilities. TZG is unique in that it considers the social and environmental impact of its choices, leveraging its market knowledge, strategic thinking, and creativity to grow a portfolio of sustainable and responsible businesses.

TZG’s business acumen makes it your partner, not simply your investor.

TZG Partners respectfully borrows its name from Tao Zhu Gong (a.k.a Fan Li, b. 517 B.C.) – a renowned Chinese politician, ideologist, military and political strategist, and businessman. Mr. Tao is said to be the first person in history to use business analyses, and he made major decisions based on the conclusions derived from these analyses. He believed that one needed to understand the properties of nature and personalities of people, and then apply that to a changing economic environment, in order to succeed in both the business and political arena. As a result of his extraordinary achievements in business as well as his contributions to society, Mr. Tao was given the post-mortem name “Saint of Business.” In its current work in China, TZG Partners aspires to the long term vision, intellectual leadership, and superior insights that Tao Zhu Gong came to represent in his era.

Shanghai Office, China.

Shanghai Office, China.


Shanghai Office, China.
Tel.: +8621 3899 1559
Fax: +8621 6876 1101
Address: Suite 1605, Ping An Fortune Tower, 1088 Yuanshen Road, Shanghai Pudong 200122, PRC.


California Office, USA.

California Office, USA.



California Office, USA.
Address: 9999 Muirlands Blvd., Irvine, CA 92618