Qiming’s Portfolio Company Arrail Group Lists on Main Board of HKEX

SHANGHAI, March 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Qiming Venture Partners’ portfolio company Arrail Group (SEHK: 06639), a leading dental services provider in China, today listed on the main board of Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The issue price is HK$ 14.62 per share, representing a market cap of about HK$ 8.5 billion.

As an early investor, Qiming Venture Partners first invested in Arrail Group in 2010 and followed on in the company’s Series A, B and C rounds. The successful listing of Arrail also marks the second IPO in Qiming’s portfolio in 2022.

Arrail Group operates a network of dental clinics and hospitals under a dual-brand strategy, primarily through the Arrail Dental and Rytime Dental, to provide a range of general and specialty dental services. According to Frost & Sullivan, Arrail was the largest dental services provider in China’s premium private dental service market based on 2020 revenue. As of September 30, 2021, Arrail operated 111 hospitals and clinics in 15 first- and second-tier cities in China.

Leveraging the Group’s premium positioning and management expertise, Arrail has been able to continue to expand its operational network and attract and retain top dentists. As of September 30, 2021, Arrail had 882 senior dentists, of which over 51% of full-time dentists hold a master’s degree or higher; the dentist team also has an average of 10.2 years of experience in the industry. At the same time, Arrail has begun implementing a standardized digital platform and SaaS system for dental operations, procurement, medical records management and patient relationship management, enabling dentists to provide high quality care to patients in an efficient and consistent manner across hospitals and clinics.

William Hu, Managing Partner of Qiming Venture Partners, said, “Arrail Group is a pioneer in China’s private dental care market, and Qiming Venture Partners has witnessed the company’s continuous growth. Today, Arrail has a nationwide presence, a team of experienced dentists and a strong talent training framework, as well as a standardized operating model which guarantees the service quality and operational efficiency. The IPO is a new starting point for Arrail Group, and we look forward to Arrail continuing to build a digital dental ecosystem and bring better oral healthcare services to its customers in the future. Qiming Venture Partners will also continue to focus on breakthrough technologies and quality healthcare service models, so that more consumers can benefit from technological advances, product and service upgrades.”

About Qiming Venture Partners

Founded in 2006, Qiming Venture Partners is a leading China venture capital firm with offices in Shanghai, Beijing, Suzhou, Hong Kong, Seattle, Boston and the San Francisco Bay Area.

Currently, Qiming Venture Partners manages ten US Dollar funds and six RMB funds with $6.2 billion in AUM capital raised. Since our establishment, we have invested in outstanding companies in the TMT and healthcare industries at the early and growth stages.

Since our debut, we have backed over 430 fast-growing and innovative companies. Over 170 companies are already listed on NYSE, NASDAQ, HKEx, Gretai Securities Market, Shanghai Stock Exchange and Shenzhen Stock Exchange, or achieved exit through M&A and other means. There are also over 40 portfolio companies that have achieved unicorn status.

Many of our portfolio companies are today’s most influential firms in their respective sectors, including Xiaomi (SEHK:1810), Meituan (SEHK:3690), Bilibili (NASDAQ:BILI, SEHK:9626), Zhihu (NYSE: ZH), Roborock (SHSE:688169), Gan & Lee Pharmaceuticals (SHSE: 603087), Tigermed (SZSE:300347, SEHK:3347), Zai Lab (NASDAQ:ZLAB, SEHK:9688), Venus MedTech (SEHK:2500), CanSino Biologics (SEHK:6185, SHSE:688185), Schrödinger (NASDAQ:SDGR), APT Medical (SHSE:688617), New Horizon Health (SEHK:6606), Sanyou Medical (SHSE:688085), AmoyDx (SZSE:300685), Berry Genomics (SZSE:000710), SinocellTech (SHSE: 688520), Yuanxin Technology, and UBTech among many others.

SOURCE Qiming Venture Partners

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