Ms. Yu is a Founder and General Partner of Sunwater Capital and is involved in all activities of the firm. Ms. Yu is the founder of Greencourt Group, a Shanghai-based private real estate and investment company and the controlling shareholder of Shanghai Greencourt Investment Group Co. Ltd., a Shanghai-listed asset management company.
Ms. Yu has developed more than 36 million square feet of residential, commercial, and retail property in China and the United States. Ms. Yu is a founder of the Fudan Forum, an international conference affiliated with Fudan University.
Mr. Chervenak is a Founder and General Partner of Sunwater Capital and is involved in all activities of the firm. He is the founder of GBI, a Shanghai-based intelligence company serving the pharmaceutical and medical device industries; Reframe Health, a digital health business; and Reframe Data Services, a healthcare data and analytics company.
Mr. Chervenak created the Sunwater Institute, a public policy think tank focused on ideas to improve the foundations of social systems for long-term prosperity. Prior to his entrepreneurial and investment activities, Mr. Chervenak worked as a strategy consultant and conducted neuroscience research. He has published extensively on China’s healthcare industry and served as chairman of the Healthcare Committee at the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai.
Managing Director & General Counsel
Mr. Lavinthal is a Managing Director and General Counsel of Sunwater Capital. Mr. Lavinthal handles a variety of issues for Sunwater including legal matters, deal management, operations, and estate planning. Prior to joining Sunwater, Mr. Lavinthal managed the legal departments of GBI, a Shanghai-based intelligence company focused on the pharmaceutical and medical device industry, and UrbanDaddy, a New York-based media and commerce company. Before joining UrbanDaddy, Mr. Lavinthal engaged in complex cases in corporate governance, internal investigations, reinsurance, intellectual property, and general commercial disputes at Willkie Farr & Gallagher.
VP of Finance & Taxation
Ms. Gualino serves as Vice President, Finance and Taxation at Sunwater Capital. She is in charge of finance, accounting, reporting, treasury, and taxation. Ms. Gualino has extensive experience structuring transactions. Prior to joining Sunwater, Ms. Gualino led international tax at American Capital, structured investments and performed due diligence at PwC and at KPMG, and developed cross-border tax strategies at Diageo. Ms. Gualino holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from New York University, where she also earned her Master of Business Administration in Finance and Tax. She holds active CPA licenses in New Jersey and Virginia.
Director, Healthcare and Information
Mr. Gilkerson joined Sunwater Capital in 2017. His responsibilities include investment sourcing, due diligence, execution, and oversight, with particular emphasis on healthcare and information companies. Prior to joining Sunwater, Mr. Gilkerson founded Fellow Health, a provider network management business that merged with FetchMD. Prior to Fellow Health, Mr. Gilkerson led corporate development at The Advisory Board Company and was part of the natural resources group at Banc of America Securities.
Director, Healthcare and Information
Mr. Xin joined Sunwater Capital in 2017. His responsibilities include investment sourcing, due diligence, execution, and oversight, with particular emphasis on healthcare and information technology companies. Prior to joining Sunwater, Mr. Xin was executive director of Overseas Investments at Fosun Healthcare Group and held corporate development roles at Mitsui & Co. and Medco Health Solutions.