Patrick Loney is an investment manager and general counsel at Paragon Partners Asia, a boutique
investment bank composed of eight investment professionals and headquartered in Shanghai, although
Patrick is based in Beijing. At Paragon Partners Asia, Patrick sources and manages investment deals of a
variety of structures, including private placement and pre-IPO secondary market deals.
Patrick’s core skill set is corporate and financial law, particularly startup law, private placement
financings and M&A. While at K&L Gates LLP in Seattle, he served as the legal mentor to the
TechStars/MSFT Azure accelerator and represented a number of companies from that program. He
maintains a passion for helping founders, whether it be through introductions and social network sharing,
planning (especially legal) or as a friendly confidante.
Patrick is from Seattle and has lived in Beijing since February 2014. His primary network regions are
Seattle, SF/Silicon Valley and Beijing. His secondary regions include LA, NY, DC, Shanghai, Hong
Kong and Singapore. Feel free to look up his LinkedIn and reach out if you have a request for
introduction to his contacts, and feel free to reach out with any other requests for support!
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