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O’Melveny’s Ford Quoted in Wall Street Journal on FountainVest’s Latest Fund

July 30, 2012 In the July 30, 2012, post “FountainVest Speedily Secures Over $1B for New Fund,” The Wall Street Journal’s "Private Equity Beat" blog reports that within a period of around five months, Chinese growth-capital firm FountainVest Partners has secured over US$1 billion to complete the first close of its latest fund.

“Worldwide, we’re seeing quality names with good track records and stable teams, able to quickly complete reach first, if not, final closes relatively swiftly,” said O’Melveny & Myers LLP partner James Ford, a Hong Kong-based member of the Firm's Investment Funds Practice. “I wouldn’t be surprised if [FountainVest’s] final close is in September or October.”