Hillhouse Capital Group

Hillhouse Capital Group

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Headquarters Location

China, Changyang


Hillhouse Capital Group is the renowned VC, which was created in 2005. The main office of this VC is situated in Changyang. This investor is located in Asia, China.

The fund has specific requirements for the number of founders in a start-up. If the applying start-up has 4 founders, it is very unlikely that funding will be awarded. The country of its establishment and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - China. However, start-ups from 9 other countries can be found in the fund's portfolio. We can highlight the most popular investment areas for this fund, such as Medical, Health Care. In addition, there are 93 more industries where it has achieved success. Moreover, a start-up needs to be 4-5 years old to get investment from this fund. JD.com, Airbnb, iQiyi are among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund.

This VC was founded by Zhang Lei. We also identified another 12 core personnel in our database.

In 2018, the fund's activity was at its peak. Besides, in 2019 the fund was active. The highest number of exits from this fund were in 2018. The fund usually participates in 13-24 investment rounds per year. Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars. In comparison with other funds, Hillhouse Capital Group makes 7 percentage points less than the average number of lead investments. In terms of the fund's performance, this VC has 23 percentage points more exits when compared to other organizations. The average start-up valuation at the time of investment from Hillhouse Capital Group is more than 1 billion dollars.

The fund typically invests in rounds with 4-5 participants. Along with Hillhouse Capital Group, start-ups are often financed by Sequoia Capital, Lilly Asia Ventures, Tencent Holdings as well as 89 other investors. The most common co-investors for the fund are Shunwei Capital, Qiming Venture Partners, Sirona Capital and also 103 different VCs. The investors in the following rounds are usually Temasek Holdings, IDG Capital, Sequoia Capital China, and 32 VCs in total.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name: hillhousecap.com; User name format in descending order of probability: first_initial last, last first_initial

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]


Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

13.7% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]


Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

4.9 years

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.58 out of 1

Number of Unicorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $1B]


Number of Decacorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $10B]


Number of Minotaurs [amount of portfolio companies, which raised more then $1B in total]


Funds Investing in Previous

Sequoia Capital, Lilly Asia Ventures, Tencent Holdings

Funds Investing in Following

Temasek Holdings, IDG Capital, Sequoia Capital China

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