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Affinity Equity Partners

Affinity Equity Partners is an independently owned private equity fund managers established in March 2004 following the spin-off of the UBS Capital Asia Pacific team, the successful private equity arm of UBS AG in the region. Affinity raised its third external fund of US$3.8 billion in early-2014. Affinity currently advises and manages approximately US$8 billion of funds and assets, making it one of the largest independent financial sponsors in the region. Affinity currently operates out of 6 offices in Asia: Hong Kong, Singapore, Seoul, Sydney, Beijing and Jakarta.


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Bain Capital

Bain Capital, LP is one of the world's leading private multi‐asset alternative investment firms with approximately $75 billion of assets under management that creates lasting impact for our investors, teams, businesses, and the communities in which we live. Since our founding in 1984, we've applied our insight and experience to organically expand into several asset classes including private equity, credit, public equity and venture capital. With offices on four continents, our global team aligns our interests with those of our investors for lasting impact.

In Asia, the firm has invested $7 billion in 40 leading companies including Asia Pacific Medical Group, Camp Australia, Carver Korea, ChinaPnR, Daymon Worldwide, Domino's Pizza Japan, Emcure, Genpact, Gymboree China, Japan Wind Development, Jupiter Shop Channel, L&T Finance, Lionbridge, Macromill, MYOB, Only About Children, Ooedo Onsen, QuEST, Retail Zoo, Rise Education, Skylark and Yukiguni Maitake.


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BC Partners

Founded in 1986 as one of the few truly pan-European buy-out investors, BC Partners has grown and evolved into a leader in buy-outs, principally investing in larger businesses in the region and selectively in North America through its established network of offices in London, Paris, Hamburg and New York. BC Partners continues to identify attractive investment opportunities by focusing on the best balance of risk and reward for its investors and is currently advising funds totaling over €12 billion.

Since inception, BC Partners has completed 92 transactions with a total enterprise value of €115 billion and has delivered superior returns through economic cycles, demonstrating discipline in bull markets and an ability to invest in attractive opportunities amidst turbulence and recession


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CVC Capital Partners

CVC Asia Pacific has completed 54 transactions with a combined enterprise value of over US$32billion in the 4 CVC Asia Funds (total commitment of US$10.3 billion) across several sectors.

Completed private equity transactions are spread over the key countries of the region. Prominent deals are:

Greater China - leading beverage packaging company (Zhuhai Zhongfu), largest manufacturer of blinds and shutters (Nien Made), largest independent non-bank financial services company in Hong Kong (Sun Hung Kai), second largest fixed broadband player in Hong Kong (Hong Kong Broadband Network), leading pharmaceutical and health care product company in China (Asia Health Century) and no. 1 overseas educational counseling service provider in China (EIC);

Japan - leading engineering staffing company (TechnoPro); leading broadband connectivity and network solutions provider (Arteria) and fast growing service provider focused on Cleaning Services, Senior Homes and Nurseries (Hasegawa)

Korea - second largest confectionery and ice cream manufacturer (Haitai) and leading multiplex cinema operator (CJ CGV);

South East Asia - leading lottery company in Malaysia (Magnum), leading department store chain in Indonesia (Matahari), second largest fixed broadband and pay TV Player in Indonesia (PT LinkNet), the fourth largest bank (RCBC), one of the largest Business Process Outsourcing service providers (SPi Global) in the Philippines, the largest fast food operator in Malaysia (QSR); the largest specialty retailer and distributor for sport-related and children-related products in Indonesia (MAP Active); the leading local player in baby diaper market, adult incontinence products and feminine care products in Indonesia (Softex); the largest private hospital group in Indonesia (Siloam); and

Regional - leading premium serviced office provider in Asia (The Executive Centre) and the largest pan-Asian integrated funeral and burial services provider (Nirvana Asia).


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Lexington Partners

Lexington Partners is a leading global alternative investment manager primarily involved in providing liquidity solutions to owners of private equity and other alternative investments and in making co-investments alongside leading private equity sponsors. Since 1990, Lexington has acquired over 2,600 secondary and co-investment interests through 660 transactions with a total value in excess of $40 billion, including $12 billion of syndications. Lexington's leadership position in the global secondary and co-investment markets has attracted commitments from more than 700 investors in over 30 countries, including many of the largest global investors with alternative asset commitments. Lexington Partners has six offices located in major centers for private equity and alternative investing - New York, Boston, Menlo Park, London, Hong Kong and Santiago. In addition, Lexington has senior advisors located in Asia, Australia, and Latin America.


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Värde Partners

Founded in 1993, Värde Partners is a $13 billion global alternative investment firm that employs a credit-oriented, value-based approach to investing across a broad array of geographies, segments and asset types, including corporate and traded credit, specialty finance and real estate. The firm sponsors and manages a family of private investment funds with a global investor base that includes foundations and endowments, pension plans, insurance companies, other institutional investors and private clients. Värde employs 250 people with main offices in Minneapolis, London and Singapore and additional offices in Barcelona, Dublin, Hong Kong, Luxembourg, Madrid, Milan, New York, Sydney and Tokyo.


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KPMG China operates in 16 cities across China, with around 10,000 partners and staff. With a single management structure across all these offices, KPMG China can deploy experienced professionals efficiently, wherever our client is located.

KPMG is a global network of professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We operate in 152 countries and regions, and have 189,000 people working in member firms around the world. The independent member firms of the KPMG network are affiliated with KPMG International Cooperative ("KPMG International"), a Swiss entity. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such.

KPMG China's Tax professionals have a deep understanding of complex regulatory environments, as well as in-depth industry knowledge and experience. By delivering high-quality tax services, our KPMG professionals help clients implement effective tax risk management and compliance practices, and put in place tax-efficient business and investment structures that are aligned with clients' business strategies and goals.

KPMG's Advisory professionals assist clients through a range of services relating to Strategy, Management Consulting, Risk Consulting and Deal Advisory. Together, these services can help address a client's strategic needs in terms of growth (creating value), performance (enhancing value) and governance (managing value).

The KPMG Private Equity group brings together our leading transaction advisory, deal origination and M&A tax professionals who work on deals for private equity funds. They combine industry-specific skills with a deep understanding of the requirements of private equity funds as they search for the value-enhancing attributes of each deal. Our professionals work closely with the management of portfolio companies, embedding ‘best practices' and helping build value prior to exit. Depending on the exit route, we also help prepare companies for IPOs, or manage the sales process.


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Alvarez & Marsal

Companies, investors and government entities around the world turn to Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) when conventional approaches are not enough to activate change and achieve results.

A&M's dedicated Global Private Equity Services team provides independent analysis across the investment lifecycle that delivers results for investors and their portfolio companies. We integrate our financial, tax, commercial and operational expertise to seamlessly translate pre-due diligence findings and leverage our interim management approach to deliver post-deal operational improvements.

Privately-held since 1983, A&M is a leading global professional services firm that delivers business performance improvement, turnaround management and advisory services to organizations seeking to transform operations, catapult growth and accelerate results through decisive action. Our senior professionals are experienced operators, world-class consultants and industry veterans who leverage the firm's restructuring heritage to help leaders turn change into a strategic business asset, manage risk and unlock value at every stage.


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China Renaissance Capital Investment (CRCI) is an independent private equity investment manager focuses on providing growth capital to companies across a broad range of industries in Greater China. Founded in 2005, CRCI currently manages China Harvest Funds, growth capital for business expansions.

It is an essential investment philosophy of CRCI to fund companies that are lead by strong entrepreneurs where Partners of CRCI can add substantial value through their prior business operation, advisory and principal investing experiences in the Greater China market. CRCI has c.40 team members with offices located in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai and Chengdu.


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Coller Capital

Coller Capital, the leading player in private equity ‘secondaries', acquires portfolios of positions in private equity funds and unquoted companies from their original owners - investing from as little as $1 million to $1 billion or more.

Founded in 1990, the firm is headquartered in London, and has offices in New York and Hong Kong. Coller's multinational investment team - the world's largest dedicated to secondaries - has a truly global reach.

In December 2015, the firm closed Coller International Partners VII, with capital commitments of $7.15 billion and backing from approximately 170 of the world's leading institutional investors.


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Founded in 2015 by three founding partners, DCL Investments is an alternative asset management firm in China that specializes in distressed assets and special opportunities investments with a focus on NPLs. To date, DCL manages two RMB funds and a USD fund with around ¥6 billion assets under management. Furthermore, DCL Investments raises capital primarily from domestic institutional investors.

DCL focuses on capital inefficiency during economic structural changes. DCL utilizes diversified exit strategies to minimize downside risk and to provide timely distributions. Geographically, DCL invests in major metropolitan regions in China, including Yangtze River Delta centered at Shanghai, Pearl River Delta centered at Guangzhou and Jing-Jin-Ji metropolitan region centered at Beijing.

DCL has access to an extensive network of China's major banks, asset management companies, insurance companies, servicing companies, etc. In particular, DCL has established strategic relationships with its limited partners that consist of insurance companies, university endowments, state-owned research institutions, etc. DCL maintains exclusive close partnerships with local servicing companies to achieve local execution capability in the entire investment process. DCL leverages these partnerships to operate with market insights and execute exit strategies locally.

DCL's founding partners have been working closely for more than 10 years. DCL's management professionals have a deep reservoir of credit expertise and market experiences, with more than 5 years on average of investment and management experience in banks, AMCs and PEs. Their investment experiences, management skills and legal expertise are DCL's core advantages. DCL has one of the few domestic professional private investment team with a wealth of experiences in both RMB funds and USD funds in China's distressed assets market.


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Eaton Partners

With over 65 professionals across seven (7) offices in North America, Europe, and Asia, Eaton Partners is widely recognized as one of the largest and most experienced global placement agents. Since 1983, the firm has participated in raising over $75 billion of institutional capital across more than 100 highly differentiated alternative investment funds and offerings, including limited partnership interests, general partner interests, co-investments and direct investment opportunities. With extensive institutional relationships, deep sector knowledge, and fresh insights, Eaton Partners is dedicated to every client's success and we have proudly won Private Equity International's "Placement Agent of the Year in Asia" for the past two years. In January 2016, Eaton Partners became a wholly owned subsidiary and affiliate of Stifel Financial Corp., a leading middle-market investment bank, to further ensure Eaton's success at the highest level of the global placement business.

Eaton Partners, LLC, is a registered broker-dealer and a member of FINRA. It is registered as an Introducing Broker with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and is a member of the National Futures Association (NFA). Eaton Partners (UK) LLP is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Eaton Partners Advisors (HK) Limited is approved as a Type 1 License company under the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) in Hong Kong. Eaton Partners and the Eaton partners logo are trademarks of Eaton Partners, LLC, a limited liability company ® Eaton Partners, LLC, 2017. Eaton Partners, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary and affiliate of Stifel Financial Corp.


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Hamilton Lane

Hamilton Lane (NASDAQ: HLNE) is a leading alternative investment management firm providing innovative private markets solutions to sophisticated investors around the world. Dedicated to private markets investing for 25 years, the firm currently employs more than 290 professionals operating in offices throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. With more than $332 billion in total assets under management and supervision as of December 31, 2016, Hamilton Lane offers a full range of investment products and services that enable clients to participate in the private markets asset class on a global and customized basis. For more information, please follow Hamilton Lane on Twitter: @hamilton_lane.


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HighLight Capital

HighLight Capital is striving to be the best healthcare investment fund in China. HighLight Capital is dedicated to support healthcare companies to generate robust and sustained growth prospect in China and to partner with entrepreneurs with dedication and highest standard.

HighLight Capital currently manages both RMB & USD fund with total AUM of over US$600 million. We invest in subsectors such as health service, medical device and biotech (chemical drug, biological drug and biological reagent), etc. Since inception in 2014, we have closed over 40 deals including Yuwell (002223), Syn The All Pharmaceutical (832159), Wuxi Pharamatech (WUXI), Linhwa (835637), Phamaron, Mindray, BoTech, Malo Clinic, Kintor Pharmaceutical.


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HQ Capital

HQ Capital is a leading independent alternative investment manager with currently more than US$11 billion in assets under management in private equity and real estate.

HQ Capital was formed in 2015 by combining independent alternative investment managers Auda, Real Estate Capital Partners and Equita. Through Auda and Real Estate Capital Partners, HQ Capital has been active in global private equity and in U.S. real estate since 1989. Through Equita, HQ Capital has been acquiring majority stakes in small- and mid-sized companies in the German-speaking region of Europe since 1992.

HQ Capital's core objective is to develop and deliver solutions in private equity and real estate that meet client specific investment requirements.
In both asset classes, HQ Capital seeks to leverage its global network, investment experience and the business relationships of our local teams on the ground. With professional teams based in Europe, North America and Asia, we seek to be our clients' advisor of choice in the markets where we operate.

In private equity, HQ Capital provides a full range of investment programs through funds and separate accounts, including primary fund investing, the acquisition of assets on the secondary market and co-investments with primary fund managers.

HQ Capital currently manage US$6 billion in private equity capital commitments from institutional investors, family offices and high net worth individuals globally and more than US$450 million in total capital commitments to small and medium sized enterprises in the German-speaking regions of Europe.


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Intermediate Capital Group

Intermediate Capital Group, ICG is a specialist asset manager with over 27 years' history in private debt, credit and equity. Our objective is to generate income and consistently high returns whilst protecting against investment downside. We seek to achieve this through our expertise in investing across the capital structure. We combine flexible capital solutions, local access and insight with an entrepreneurial approach to give us a competitive edge in our markets. We are committed to innovation and pioneering new strategies where we can deliver value to our investors. ICG has €21.6bn of assets under management globally (as at 31 March, 2016), we are listed on the London Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: ICP), and regulated in the UK by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Intermediate Capital Group, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of ICG and is registered as an investment adviser under the U.S. Investment Advisers Act of 1940. ICG has won ICG won six industry awards in 2015 including Private Equity International's ‘Lender of the year in Europe', four Private Debt Investor awards, ‘Lender of the year in Europe, Junior lender of the year, Senior lender of the year, and Fundraising of the year', and Alt Credit Intelligence's award for ‘Best Performing Direct Lending Fund'.


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JD Capital

JD Capital is one of the largest Chinese PE firms with more than USD 8.1 billion of assets under management. Since its inception in 2007 JD Capital has invested more than 280 companies of which almost 150 have successfully been exited or are publicly traded. JD Capital has historically focused on Chinese companies with high growth potential from diversified industries such as Consumer Goods & Services, Healthcare, TMT, and Industrials & Materials. Over the recent years the company has been particularly active in Mergers & Acquisitions, leveraging its domestic strengths with global opportunities to realize consistent returns for its investors.


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MBK Partners

MBK Partners is one of the leading independent private equity firms in the Asia-Pacific region, with over US$10.0 billion in capital under management. With a dedicated focus on North Asia - Korea, Japan and Greater China (China, Taiwan and Hong Kong) - MBK Partners' strategy is to do buyouts or control acquisitions. Our investment teams are located in Seoul, Tokyo, Shanghai and Hong Kong and are composed of local professionals with strong local relationships and market knowledge.


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Navis Capital Partners

Navis Capital Partners was founded in 1998 in order to make private equity investments in buyouts, recapitalisations and financial restructurings in Asia, particularly on enterprises with a strong presence in Southeast Asia.

Navis acquires control of its portfolio companies. Since its founding, Navis has made over 70 controlling investments most of which have been completed with little reliance on acquisition finance. All Navis' companies are leaders or near leaders in their fields. Industries/segments in which Navis has invested include food processing, fast food/casual dining, industrial products, fast moving consumer goods, outdoor advertising, auto rentals, consultancy and professional services, amongst others.

The firm contributes both capital and management expertise to its portfolio companies with the objective of directing strategic, operational and financial improvements, typically through initiatives that drive growth, margin improvement and asset efficiency. Navis' investment model places a low reliance on leverage to drive its equity returns.

The firm manages several private and public equity capital commitments totaling ~USD 5 billion, and whose investors include a number of well-known US, European, Middle Eastern and Asian commercial and investment banks, pension funds, insurance companies, corporations, foundations, as well as a number of high net worth individuals and family offices. Navis has one of the largest private equity professional team in Asia, comprising more than 60 individuals, supported by over 30 administrative staff, in six offices across the region.


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Pagoda Investment

Pagoda Investment is a private equity investment platform, distinguished by its unique strategy fusing China companies with worldwide resources in a new pattern. Driven by one of China's most experienced investment teams, Pagoda has created a facility for indigenous talents and global capital to converge.

Founded in 2015, Pagoda manages a number of USD and RMB vehicles, investing in companies with disruptive technologies, health sciences and consumer focused. Pagoda brings operational value creation to companies that it invested. Pagoda has paved a way for the businesses to find momentum in globalized impact by working closing with its partners across the world.


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Permira is a global investment firm that finds and backs successful businesses with growth ambition. Founded in 1985, the firm advises funds with a total committed capital of approximately €32 billion. The Permira funds make long-term investments in companies with the ambition of transforming their performance and driving sustainable growth. In the past 32 years, the Permira funds have made over 200 private equity investments in five key sectors: Consumer, Financial Services, Healthcare, Industrials and Technology. Permira employs over 240 people in 14 offices across North America, Europe and Asia.


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Primavera Capital

Primavera Capital Group is a China-based global investment firm. With offices located in Beijing and Hong Kong, Primavera manages both RMB and USD funds for leading institutions, corporations, and families in China and around the world.

Primavera Capital Group was founded by Dr. Fred Hu, a renowned economist and successful investor, and a former partner and Chairman of Greater China at Goldman Sachs Group.

The firm currently has 30+ investment professionals with an outstanding track record. The team combines global capital market experience, deep industry knowledge, and a unique network of relationships with policy-makers and regulators as well as leading CEOs and entrepreneurs in the region and globally.

Primavera Capital Group puts great emphasis on rigorous fundamental research. The firm undertakes sophisticated analysis on economies, industries and companies to generate investment ideas, identify attractive opportunities, and guide its investment decisions.

Primavera Capital Group employs a flexible investment strategy of growth capital, buy-out and control, and special situations - restructuring, distressed, and turn-arounds, etc.


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Samena Capital

Samena Capital is a principal investment group focusing on the Subcontinent, Asia, Middle East and North Africa (collectively, the SAMENA region). The firm has raised more than US$1.5 billion of capital since 2008 and has returned US$615 million to investors from over 45 full and partial exits.

Samena Capital currently manages total capital of approximately US$1.0 billion across three primary investment strategies: private equity, direct investments, and credit.

Samena Capital was established in 2008 by some of most prominent valuepreneurs from the SAMENA region and is today uniquely capitalised with equity of approximately US$80 million. Samena Capital currently manages capital across a range of closed-ended fund structures and is a Cayman Islands exempted company. It has three regulated investment advisors based in London (FCA), Dubai (DFSA) and Hong Kong (SFC).


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ShawKwei & Partners

ShawKwei & Partners is a private equity fund manager specializing in investments with mid-market advanced manufacturing, industrial, and service businesses operating across Asia. ShawKwei has offices in Hong Kong and Singapore, and was established in 1998. Our long experience and knowledge enables us to understand the unique challenges faced by Asian companies competing in today's global markets.

ShawKwei takes significant ownership stakes in our investments coupled with a disciplined and hands-on management of those investments. ShawKwei implements intensive business and financial restructurings to transform companies into businesses attractive to multinational buyers. Key initiatives typically include rationalizing and upgrading facilities, implementing stringent financial controls, and launching branding initiatives to enhance marketing to customers and better position the company for sale. The ShawKwei strategy, methods and practices are specially crafted for private equity investments in businesses operating in Asia. Together they form the partnership between ShawKwei and our portfolio companies.


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Shoreline Capital

Shoreline Capital is one of the most experienced local fund managers specializes in China distressed investments with a superior track record. Founded in 2004, Shoreline currently manages over US$1.5 billion in portfolios of non-performing loans (NPLs), special situations financings and other distressed opportunities in China. Headquartered in Guangzhou, the team is currently led by Ms Xiaolin Zhang who has over twenty years of investment experience in China, thirteen of which are in distressed debt.

A pioneer investor in China credit market, Shoreline has established close relationships with more than 50 local servicers and a vast local network to identify and source attractive investment opportunities. This unique network gives Shoreline the competitive advantages in both origination, execution and management of our investment portfolios. Shoreline has also built a strong proprietary platform with the ability to acquire, manage and exit deals in-house. All team members are seasoned investment professionals with in-depth experience and knowledge in investing in China through multiple cycles. Shoreline is supported by some well-known institutional investors including foundations, pensions and financial institutions in North America, Europe and Asia.


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Strait Capital

Strait Capital Investment Group is an Asia-based private equity company that specializes in providing growth capital to companies in the consumer-related, healthcare services, and entertainment sectors in Asia. The firm was established in 2013 by three founding members who have worked together for over 15 years and served as investment professional in Asia since the 1990s. The team has a track record of generating top-tier returns over 60 transactions amounting to approximately US$1 billion in Asia. Strait Capital Investment Group manages approximately US$240 million and currently has eight investment professionals located in Taipei and Shanghai.

China Consumer Fund, Fund II, has US$190 million under management, 78% from institutional investors and 22% from family office, with geographical spread 45% from Japan and 55% from Taiwan. We are seeking investment opportunities equipped with significant minority interests, market leading position, sound management expertise, and interests and vision that aligned with the firm's strategy as well as potential of accelerated growth. The team has established a reputation to grow with its portfolio companies through value creation and it is steadfast in its approach.


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Tata Opportunities Fund

Tata is India's largest and most diversified industrial grouping. Founded in 1868, the group has a long history of creating and nurturing businesses. The Tata group is made up of over 100 independent operating companies of which 29 are publicly listed and which together have an aggregate market capitalization of ~USD 116 billion (as at 31 March 2016). During the financial year 2015-16, the total revenue of Tata companies, was ~USD 103 billion. Tata is one of India's most trusted and highly respected business houses and is India's best recognised brand. Tata Capital's private equity franchise benefits from this privilege and builds on the group's "leadership with trust" credo in supporting its investee companies.

The Tata Opportunities Fund (TOF) is a ~USD 600 million private equity fund raised predominantly from leading global institutions and is primarily focused on investing in India. TOF has a differentiated strategy of investing into proprietary deal situations leveraging Tata's wide network and resources. TOF's current investments span high growth markets within consumer, industrial, infrastructure, services and technology. Each of TOF's portfolio companies has strong governance and management; a focused business strategy; highly respected Indian/global partners; and is a market leader of scale. Through an experienced team of private equity professionals and operating partners, TOF leverages Tata's strong track record of generating shareholder returns. A follow-on fund of similar scale and strategy will likely be launched during 2017.


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The Longreach Group

The Longreach Group is an established independent private equity firm with offices in Hong Kong and Tokyo. The firm focuses on buyouts in Japan and Greater China in the mature industrial and technology, business services, consumer related, and financial services sectors. The firm manages three Funds with approximately US$1.7 billion of limited partner and co-investment capital, and has a strong track record of portfolio company value creation and realizations. Longreach is an independent and focused group committed to achieving sustained success for the investment funds is sponsors.

Longreach currently has 12 investment professionals located in Tokyo and Hong Kong. The firm also enjoys the support of prominent and highly committed Advisors located in Tokyo, Taipei, Shanghai, New York, London and San Francisco.


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Unison Capital

Unison Capital, originally founded in 1998 by three founding members, operates mid-cap buyout funds in Japan and Korea. In Japan, Unison Capital is widely recognized as a pioneer in the industry and has the longest track record in its space. In 2014, Unison Capital expanded in Korea to apply its well-tested mid-cap strategy and harness its deep Japan network for value-add.

Since its inception, Unison has launched four Japan-focused funds and invested in 26 companies with 19 exits. Today, Unison manages JPY 70 billion (~$680 million) for Fund IV. In Korea, Unison Capital raised KRW 307 billion (~$280 million) for its debut fund and has five portfolio companies. To date, cumulative investment amounts are JPY 770 billion (~$7 billion) and KRW 320 billion (~$280 million) in enterprise value, respectively.

Unison's Tokyo and Seoul office are comprised of 31 investment professionals, having diverse professional backgrounds in finance, strategy consulting and operations. Furthermore, Unison's broader network extends to in-house management advisers, financial institutions, consulting firms, and other experts in two countries and beyond to drive the robust growth of our portfolio companies.


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Hogan Lovells

Change is happening faster than ever, and to stay ahead, you need to anticipate what's next. Legal challenges come from all directions. We understand and work together with you to solve the toughest legal issues in major industries and commercial centers around the world. Whether you're expanding into new markets, considering capital from new sources, or dealing with increasingly complex regulation or disputes, we can help. Whether change brings opportunity, risk, or disruption, be ready by working with Hogan Lovells.

Straight talking. Understanding and solving the problem before it becomes one. Delivering clear and practical advice that gets your job done. Hogan Lovells offers extensive experience and insights gained from working in some of the world's most complex legal environments and markets for corporations, financial institutions and governments. We help you identify and mitigate risk and make the most of opportunities. Our 2,500 lawyers on six continents provide practical legal solutions wherever your work takes you.

A fast-changing and inter-connected world requires fresh thinking combined with proven experience. That's what we provide. Progress starts with ideas. And while imagination helps at every level, our legal solutions are aligned with your business strategy. Our experience in cross-border and emerging economies gives us the market perspective to be your global partner. We believe that when knowledge travels, opportunities arise.

Our team has a wide range of backgrounds. Diversity of backgrounds and experience delivers a broader perspective. Perspectives which ultimately make for more rounded thinking and better answers for you.
Giving back to communities and society is fundamental to good business. And, it's part of our core. We are advocates of justice, equality, and opportunity. Everyone at Hogan Lovells is asked to volunteer at least 25 hours a year as part of their normal work duties. Around the world, our people are making a difference through pro bono activities, community investment, and social justice.


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Morrison & Foerster

With more than 1,000 lawyers in 16 offices in the world's key financial and technology centers, Morrison & Foerster's world-class international practice is well-positioned to serve clients across the rapidly expanding global economy. The firm has an exceptionally strong Asia platform with an expansive reach of over 200 lawyers in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Tokyo, and Singapore.

Morrison & Foerster's Greater China Private Equity Practice

Morrison & Foerster's Greater China private equity team is highly respected, with a deep bench of preeminent partners who execute complex transactional deals across Asia. We have more than 30 years of experience and presence in Greater China, with expertise across industry sectors such as technology, life sciences and real estate, and a sophisticated understanding of local legal and regulatory issues relating to private equity. We regularly represent private equity investors, venture capitalists, private equity fund sponsors and issuers in a wide variety of private equity transactions, including buy-outs (leveraged and non-leveraged), early and late-stage venture investments, and restructurings and recapitalizations.

What they Say About Us

• "Deft handling of venture capital and private equity mandates for key Chinese and International investors. Especially noted for deep experience on outbound investment into US targets. Also advises significant corporates in financial investments around the world." - Chambers Asia Pacific 2016
• "The team is practical, quick and receives good support from its global offices." - Chambers Asia Pacific 2016


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BDA Partners

BDA Partners is an investment banking firm that advises on international mergers and acquisitions, distressed situations, private placements, capital raisings, valuations and financial restructurings. We specialize in cross-border transactions involving Asia with enterprise values up to US$1bn, where we have a strong track record advising North American, European, and Asian corporates and financial sponsors. We have over 80 professional staff throughout 10 offices located in Asia, the US, and Europe.


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Duff & Phelps

Duff & Phelps is a premier independent advisor with expertise in the areas of valuation, corporate finance, disputes and investigations, compliance and regulatory matters, and other governance-related issues. Our clients include publicly traded and privately held companies, law firms, government entities and investment organizations such as private equity firms and hedge funds. We also advise the world's leading standard setting bodies on valuation issues and best practices. Duff & Phelps' nearly 2,500 professionals are located in over 70 offices in 20 countries around the world.


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Shearman & Sterling LLP

Shearman & Sterling LLP is a leading international law firm with a strong reputation in virtually every area of law relating to commercial and financial activity. For more than 140 years, we have been providing insightful, valuable and tailored legal solutions to our clients. Founded in 1873, the firm has approximately 850 lawyers from 80 countries located in 20 offices in major financial centers for international business and commerce worldwide, practicing Hong Kong, U.S., English, EU, French, German, Italian and Saudi law, and fluent in over 60 languages. We are one of the few globally integrated law firms with local law capability in a number of key jurisdictions.

The firm earns its reputation in providing the highest quality legal services to our clients. We are named to The American Lawyer's prestigious "A-List" for consecutive years, representing "the cream of the crop among the nation's elite law firms" - only 20 are selected. We have also been named to Law 360 "Global 20" List for the sixth consecutive year which recognizes the 20 law firms that had the biggest global presence and handled the largest, most significant and groundbreaking international and cross-border matters over the past year. In addition, we are consistently ranked top-tier in Asia, the Americas, Europe and the Middle East by leading global independent directories, including Chambers, IFLR1000, Legal 500, AmLaw 100 and Euromoney, among others.

A trusted partner in every step of your transaction in Asia and beyond

In Asia, Shearman & Sterling has dedicated teams of approximately 100 lawyers practicing in offices in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Singapore and Tokyo for over 35 years. Our long-time practitioners in Asia distinguishes themselves by harnessing strong industry experience, deep understanding of the regional cultural and economic subtleties, and speaking regional languages, including Mandarin Chinese and various Chinese dialects, Japanese and Korean. They have been at the forefront of Asia's most dynamic and innovative transactions.

We have expertise in a variety of practice areas and are currently ranked by a number of legal directories as a leading law firm for Investment Funds, Private Equity, Corporate/M&A, Capital Markets, Project Finance, Litigation and International Arbitration in Asia.


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Globis Capital Partners

Globis Capital Partners is one of Japan's leading independent venture capital firms. With its unique combination of western style investment expertise obtained through a joint venture with Apax Partners and Japan-local business expertise through Globis Group, which runs No.1 MBA program in Japan, Globis has set new VC standards in Japan.

Founded in 1996, Globis is one of the oldest continually operating independent VC firms in Japan. It has actively managed five funds totaling approximately USD 650M, including the fifth fund which was raised in 2016. The majority of LPs are institutional investors both from and outside of Japan. Globis focuses on Japan's high-growth sectors, such as the internet, mobile, e-commerce, social media, and 6-techs (Finance, Healthcare, Education, Auto, Home, Frontier). All closed funds were ranked in the top quartile in global VC in their respective vintage years. *

Globis takes a lead role in a financing round and provides hands-on management support to its portfolio companies. Its key strengths are in the network of talents in the venture ecosystem that Globis Capital Partners has built, and the unequaled experience in guiding portfolio companies to Japanese public markets.

*Source: Cambridge Associates, Globis analysis


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Jungle Ventures

Jungle is a Singapore based Venture Capital Firm that invests in and helps build tech category leaders from Asia. Jungle has a dedicated team of operating partners and functional experts to support startups as they scale across the region or globally. The firm recently closed its second fund at US$100M, backed by leading institutions and family offices.


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Long Hill Capital

Long Hill Capital is a next-generation thesis-driven venture capital firm based in China. We invest in early-stage technology-enabled healthcare and consumer companies that seek to massively improve health and quality of life for every Chinese.

From 2005 to 2015 the partners of Long Hill Capital led the on-the-ground China investing practice for global investment firm New Enterprise Associates (NEA), which achieved nearly $500 million in realized investment returns. Over the course of their venture capital career, the Long Hill Capital partners have made 9 early stage healthcare investments which have reached over $4 billion in aggregate market value and another 8 early stage consumer investments which have reached over $2.3 billion in aggregate market value. Together the Long Hill Capital team have over 30 years of investment experience from such firms as NEA, Matrix, and Morningside VC, and over 20 years of operating experience at some of the most successful technology and healthcare companies including Alibaba, Huawei Technology, IMS Health and Ping'an Good Doctor.

Since our inception in 2016, we have invested in over 15 market leading healthcare and consumer companies including GST Clinics, Hygeia Medical Services, LinkDoc Technology, More Health, 51Offer and OFashion. At the 19th (2017) China Venture Capital & Private Equity Forum, Long Hill Capital was awarded Golden Prize in two categories as one of "Top 20 New China Investment Firms of 2017" and "Top 20 China Investors with Entrepreneurial Spirit of 2017".


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Vickers Venture Partners

Vickers Venture Partners is a venture capital firm focused on venture capital investments in Asia and beyond. Founded in 2005 by Dr. Finian Tan and his partners, Drs. Khalil Binebine, Jeffrey Chi and Ms. Linda Li, Vickers manages 5 funds and proprietary capital to date, with offices in Shanghai, Hong Kong and Singapore and a presence in California and New York. The portfolio covers technology, media, and telecommunications as well as consumer, life sciences and financial services.

Track Record:
Vickers has invested in and led co-investments for a total of $330 million in 34 early stage companies across four funds. The total value as of Q2'16 is $2.13 billion, a gross multiple of 6.45x over invested capital and a net multiple of 5.51x. Three out of four funds are currently in the top quartile when compared to Preqin's database and Vickers Fund IV is currently the best performing fund since vintage 2008.

Highly Experienced Team with Local Markets Presence:
The Vickers team brings significant expertise and experience growing emerging companies. Founded in 2005 by Dr. Finian Tan and his three partners, Vickers has offices in Shanghai, Hong Kong and Singapore and a presence in California and New York. The four partners are supported by five Managing Directors.

Proprietary Sourcing:
Highly differentiated network of prospective investments. Network built over 11 years from a combination of market recognition of high profile past successes, a growing prior investment pipeline and active out-reach by the firm's principals. Vickers consistently reviews over 3,000 deals a year with, on average, five investments coming to fruition.

Proven Investment Process:
The firm's Investment Committee operates a proprietary risk allocation model and deal filtering process. This is an iterative process that is continuously reviewed and honed to maximize the best risk reward in portfolio. This process has led to 72% success rate for early stage investments; approximately 50% of successful transactions have generated at least a 5x MOIC or 25% IRR.


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Cooley is an international law firm representing clients in a wide range of industries from our offices in China, the United States and Europe. With 900 attorneys worldwide, Cooley has the range and expertise to serve clients of all sizes to seize opportunities in today's global marketplace.

Our dedication to Asia's fund industry is unparalleled and unrivaled by any other law firm. We have been building funds in Asia for 25 years and advised on the formation of the first institutional venture capital fund investing in China. We form considerably more dollar-denominated China venture capital and growth equity funds in dollar terms than any other law firm worldwide. Recognized as the 2015 Legal VC/PE Foreign Fund Raising Legal Advisor of the year by Zero2IPO, we advised on the formation of more than 20 China VC funds, raising more than USD $4 billion last year.

Today, we are counsel to more than 325 private investment fund organizations worldwide, including more than 45 fund managers with their primary operations in Asia and numerous other managers outside of Asia making investments in portfolio companies in Asia. Multiple members of our team are Mandarin-speaking, native fund formation specialists who assist our Asia based funds clients and their investors in both USD and RMB fund formation matters. Additionally, we regularly assist our fund clients and their portfolio companies with complex mergers, acquisitions and disposition transactions, a wide variety of private financing and capital markets transactions, cross-border intellectual property issues, licensing transactions and joint ventures among others.


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HarbourVest Partners

HarbourVest is an independent, global private markets investment specialist with more than 30 years of experience and $43 billion in assets under management. The Firm's powerful global platform offers clients investment opportunities through primary fund investments, secondary investments, and direct co-investments in commingled funds or separately managed accounts. HarbourVest has more than 340 employees, including more than 90 investment professionals across Asia, Europe, and the Americas. This global team has committed more than $31 billion to newly-formed funds, completed over $14 billion in secondary purchases, and invested $5 billion directly in operating companies. Partnering with HarbourVest, clients have access to customized solutions, longstanding relationships, actionable insights, and proven results.


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LGT Capital Partners

LGT Capital Partners is a leading alternative investment specialist with over USD 50 billion in assets under management and more than 450 institutional clients. A large, international team is responsible for managing a wide range of investment programs focusing on private markets, liquid alternatives and multi-asset class solutions. Headquartered in Pfaeffikon (SZ), Switzerland, the firm has offices in New York, Dublin, London, Vaduz, Dubai, Beijing, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Sydney. LGT Capital Partners has recently been selected as the winner of a number of prestigious international awards, incl ESG provider of the year by Professional Pensions, best alternatives manager by AsianInvestor and best private equity fund of funds by The Asset.


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MVision is a leading global independent advisory firm. Founded in 2001, our company's success in raising capital, advising clients and creating investment opportunities in challenging times as well as fair, has set us apart in the world of Private Equity and Direct investments.

MVision's continued expansion in Asia, making us one of the region's largest advisers, is driven by our ability to identify and attract outstanding clients who are current and future market leaders.

MVision's global team of over 50 professionals deliver top quality bespoke advice, strategic industry insights, and creative solutions to our clients, as well as nurturing close working relationships with local Asian investors, providing them access to our diversified and high quality client base.

Together we represent 17 nationalities, speak 21 languages and operate out of offices in Hong Kong, London, New York, San Francisco and Sydney.

We firmly believe that fund-raising is far more than a one-time event; we continue to assist our clients with the on-going task of funding and growing their businesses effectively, managing issues such as positioning, growth and performance.

We take pride in our long established relationships with the global investor base. These relationships give us an in-depth insight into their focus and decision making processes; they enable us to target the optimal investor base for our clients and create effective and efficient marketing strategies.

We provide thoughtful, strategic guidance and a streamlined fundraising process that we have developed and refined through the closing of over 100 funds in the last decade.


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O'Melveny helps funds and investors across the industry spectrum attain their business goals with work that Chambers and Partners has said "continually impresses." Our Investment Funds team advises clients on all the legal issues that impact funds, including regulatory, tax, and corporate/partnership matters, and we are the market leader in secondary transactions, working with clients on innovative and complex transactions with investment assets around the world.

Our team works closely with both general partners on fundraisings and their own structures; and limited partners, including some of the world's most active institutional investors, on investments both into private equity and other alternative investment funds. We also advise on co-investments, and on the sale or acquisition of investment advisors.

With funds facing increasing regulation internationally, we work with Asia, Europe, and US -based funds to help them navigate the complex regulatory issues facing the industry, including the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive in Europe and the Investment Adviser Regulation in the US. Our specialist compliance teams have in depth knowledge of both the applicable rules and also how funds work in practice so are able to provide focused, relevant, and commercially minded advice.

Our Asia team, which possesses Mandarin-fluency and extensive knowledge of PRC cross-border regulations, assists clients with offshore USD-denominated funds as well as bespoke vehicles designed to access capital within the Mainland China. Our track record for innovative work includes the first-ever renminbi-denominated fund approved by the Ministry of Commerce.


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Alvarez & Marsal

Companies, investors and government entities around the world turn to Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) when conventional approaches are not enough to activate change and achieve results.

A&M's dedicated Global Private Equity Services team provides independent analysis across the investment lifecycle that delivers results for investors and their portfolio companies. We integrate our financial, tax, commercial and operational expertise to seamlessly translate pre-due diligence findings and leverage our interim management approach to deliver post-deal operational improvements.

Privately-held since 1983, A&M is a leading global professional services firm that delivers business performance improvement, turnaround management and advisory services to organizations seeking to transform operations, catapult growth and accelerate results through decisive action. Our senior professionals are experienced operators, world-class consultants and industry veterans who leverage the firm's restructuring heritage to help leaders turn change into a strategic business asset, manage risk and unlock value at every stage.


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CDH Investments

Established in 2002, CDH Investments is one of the largest alternative asset management institutions focused on China today with over US$17 billion in assets under management, as of 31 December 2016. From its roots in private equity, CDH Investments has expanded to become a diversified alternative asset management platform covering: Private Equity, Venture and Growth Capital, Real Estates, Mezzanine & Credit, Public Equities and Wealth Management. CDH Investment has more than 100 investment professionals working in offices in Hong Kong, Singapore, Beijing, Shanghai, and Shenzhen. CDH's core principle is to create value for all of its partners, including investors and portfolio companies.


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Hogan Lovells

Change is happening faster than ever, and to stay ahead, you need to anticipate what's next. Legal challenges come from all directions. We understand and work together with you to solve the toughest legal issues in major industries and commercial centers around the world. Whether you're expanding into new markets, considering capital from new sources, or dealing with increasingly complex regulation or disputes, we can help. Whether change brings opportunity, risk, or disruption, be ready by working with Hogan Lovells.

Straight talking. Understanding and solving the problem before it becomes one. Delivering clear and practical advice that gets your job done. Hogan Lovells offers extensive experience and insights gained from working in some of the world's most complex legal environments and markets for corporations, financial institutions and governments. We help you identify and mitigate risk and make the most of opportunities. Our 2,500 lawyers on six continents provide practical legal solutions wherever your work takes you.

A fast-changing and inter-connected world requires fresh thinking combined with proven experience. That's what we provide. Progress starts with ideas. And while imagination helps at every level, our legal solutions are aligned with your business strategy. Our experience in cross-border and emerging economies gives us the market perspective to be your global partner. We believe that when knowledge travels, opportunities arise.

Our team has a wide range of backgrounds. Diversity of backgrounds and experience delivers a broader perspective. Perspectives which ultimately make for more rounded thinking and better answers for you.
Giving back to communities and society is fundamental to good business. And, it's part of our core. We are advocates of justice, equality, and opportunity. Everyone at Hogan Lovells is asked to volunteer at least 25 hours a year as part of their normal work duties. Around the world, our people are making a difference through pro bono activities, community investment, and social justice.


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In 1996, Intralinks, a business of Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNCR), pioneered the use of software-as-a-service solutions for business collaboration and transformed the way companies work, initially for the debt capital markets and M&A communities. Today, Intralinks empowers global companies to share content and collaborate with business partners without losing control over information. Through the Intralinks platform, companies, and third parties can securely share and collaborate on even the most sensitive documents - while maintaining compliance with policies that mitigate corporate and regulatory risk.

Over 4.1 million M&A, legal, corporate development and private equity professionals at 99% of Fortune 1000 companies, investment banks, law firms and private equity firms have depended on Intralinks' 20 years of experience in helping to facilitate transactions and business collaborations valued at more than US$31.3 trillion across all industries.

For further information, follow us on Twitter @Intralinks.


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Preqin is the leading source of information for the alternative assets industry, providing data and analysis via online databases, publications and complimentary research reports. Preqin is an independent business with over 300 staff based in New York, London, Singapore, San Francisco, Hong Kong and Manila serving over 40,000 customers in over 90 countries.

Preqin has the most comprehensive and extensive information available on the private equity and venture capital, hedge fund, real estate, infrastructure, private debt and natural resources industries, encompassing funds and fundraising, performance, fund managers, institutional investors, deals and fund terms. Leading alternative assets professionals from around the world rely on Preqin's services daily, and its data and statistics are regularly quoted by the financial press.

Follow us on Twitter: www.preqin.com/Twitter and LinkedIn: www.preqin.com/LinkedIn


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S&P Global Market Intelligence

At S&P Global Market Intelligence, we integrate financial and industry data, research and news into tools that help track performance, generate alpha, identify investment ideas, understand competitive and industry dynamics, perform valuation and assess credit risk. Investment professionals, government agencies, corporations and universities globally can gain the intelligence essential to making business and financial decisions with conviction.

S&P Global Market Intelligence is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI).


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The Asia America MultiTechnology Association (AAMA) is the largest pan-Asian technology association in the world, accelerating ideas and best-in-class collaboration, resulting in successful business ventures throughout the Asia-Pacific region and global economy. With a network of 10,000+ leading executives, stakeholders and investors from over 2,000 companies and chapters throughout Asia and the U.S., AAMA's roster represents a diverse and influential spectrum of technology industries, from robotics, internet, telecommunications, financial, multimedia/gaming, life sciences, healthcare, and more. AAMA's global presence includes chapters in both the U.S. and Asia, with locations in Silicon Valley, Beijing, Shanghai, Seoul, Hong Kong/Pearl River Delta and Taiwan. Each chapter hosts events to promote business relationships and works closely with its U.S. headquarters to ensure members have access to global information and benefits.


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The Association of Asian American Investment Managers (AAAIM) is an organization with over 1,800 investment management professionals who manage over $100B AUM. Recognized as a strategic partner to the largest public pension plans in the United States in their emerging manager and diversity and inclusion initiatives, AAAIM has an expansive network of seasoned and rising investment managers. The organization is led by Grace Reyes, one of the top investment management influencers alongside a prestigious and prominent Board of Directors. Founded in 2006, the organization is a conduit that brings together the best minds in the investment management industry to meet, learn about current trends and issues from experts, and gain access to national and international institutional investors.


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Association of Family Office

Association of Family Offices in Asia (AFO) is a professional society in Asia distinctively gathers single, multi and virtual family offices as well as the industry societies in the region. AFO offers a range of consultancy services and organize activities to facilitate collaboration and co-investment among the prestige circle.

AFO Mission:

• Promote the industry and advocate members to practice the highest ethical standard and deliver customers with professional & reliable financial services.
• Encourage the practitioners to commit to continuous professional development training, thereby promote the industry to advance to the higher level of specialization
• Research with particular interests in the long-term development of the industry, regulatory policies & the effectiveness and the competition in Asia and in global arena.
• Support the constancy exchange among the practitioners practicing in the region and build the platform to enable the communication & networking among practitioners.
• Enhance the communication and engagement among family offices in the region and establish network for arranging club deals.
• Provide resources, education and consultation services for family offices in the region.
• Encourage all family members to become involved in the goal of developing and preserving family legacy through the instrument of the single family office.
• Support the industry to promote all-rounded services covering financial, succession management and corporate development to wealthy families and their family offices.


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AVCAL represents and promotes the long term interests of the private equity and venture capital industry in Australia.

We work to ensure a favourable environment for growth in sustainable equity investment and entrepreneurship. We fulfil this purpose by creating a forum for our members, being a single voice with government, regulators and the public through providing research and by facilitating networking and training programs throughout Australia.

Our association is overseen by a Council of 14 industry participants from the private equity and venture capital industries. The Council is supported by a range of specific working groups that provide input and guidance on specific issues and a secretariat headed by the industry spokesperson/CEO and is headquartered in Sydney, NSW.

In addition to supporting and promoting the industry, we periodically select and support appropriate philanthropy partners in Australia by providing them a distribution mechanism for corporate awareness. We are working towards encouraging principles of responsible investment (economic, socially aware and environmental) to our members.

If you are looking for capital, please check our detailed information below. AVCAL is an industry association, we do not provide capital.

AVCAL are associate members of the IGCC

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The CVCA is the voice of Canada's venture capital and private equity industry. We are focused on improving the private capital ecosystem by broadening industry awareness and providing market research, networking, and professional development opportunities. We also advocate on behalf of the industry to ensure sound public policy that encourages a favourable investment environment. The CVCA works alongside its members, who represent the vast majority of private capital firms in Canada, to improve the industry and drive innovation and growth. Please visit: http://www.cvca.ca.

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CFA Institute

CFA Institute is the global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence and credentials. The organization is a champion for ethical behavior in investment markets and a respected source of knowledge in the global financial community. The end goal: to create an environment where investors' interests come first, markets function at their best, and economies grow. CFA Institute has more than 127,000 members in 150 countries and territories, including 120,000 CFA charterholders, and 144 member societies. For more information, visit www.cfainstitute.org.

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The Coller Institute of Venture (CIV)

The Coller Institute of Venture (CIV) at Tel Aviv University (http://civ.global) is a research center committed to advancing the global venture ecosystem. CIV forges a stronger connection between academic research and the business world by fostering collaborations between scholars, investors, policymakers, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs.

Our goal is to further enable the global fast-paced, high-value venture ecosystem and to compress the value chain all the way from innovation through to institutional investors. This is our mission because we believe that a vibrant, healthy and productive venture ecosystem propels higher quality of life.

We act as a global hub through developing and sharing venture knowledge through publications, dissemination of awards & grants, and global events. By becoming CIV members, qualified friends gain unlimited access to unique content such as the Coller Venture Review publications, reports and other resources.

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EMPEA is the global industry association for private capital in emerging markets. We are an independent non-profit organization. As EMPEA celebrates our 10th anniversary in 2014, we have over 300 member firms, comprising institutional investors, fund managers and industry advisors, who together manage more than US$1 trillion of assets and have offices in more than 100 countries across the globe. Our members share EMPEA's belief that private capital is a highly suited investment strategy in emerging markets, delivering attractive long-term investment returns and promoting the sustainable growth of companies and economies. We support our members through global authoritative intelligence, conferences and events, networking, education and general and regulatory advocacy.


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Hong Kong Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (HKVCA), established in 1987, is the oldest industry Association in Asia. It represents institutional investors engaged in the venture capital / private equity industry at all levels - from seed, startup, growth, buyouts and restructuring - investing in the Asia-Pacific region. HKVCA's mission is to stimulate a vibrant venture capital and private equity industry in Asia while promoting the role of member firms in value creation, innovation and economic development. It works for the high standards in industry professional ethics, international best practices and standards; provides a forum for networking and experience sharing for its members; and represents the common interests and views of its members before governmental and other relevant bodies. The Association organizes an active program of luncheons talks, seminars and conferences, delegations, joint activities with the government and trade bodies, and networking with other business groups on a local and international level.


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The Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA) is the leading global, member-driven organization dedicated to advancing the interests of private equity limited partners through industry-leading education programs, independent research, best practices, networking opportunities and global collaborations. Initially founded as an informal networking group, the ILPA is a voluntary association funded by its members. ILPA membership has grown to include almost 400 organizations from around the world representing almost 50% of global institutional assets under management in private equity.

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INSEAD’s Private Equity Centre

The Global Private Equity Initiative (GPEI) drives teaching , research and events in the field of Private Equity and related alternative investments at INSEAD, a world leading business school. It was launched in 2009 to combine rigour and reach to the school's research capabilities and the talents of global professionals in the private equity industry. The GPEI aims to enhance the productivity of the capital deployed in this asset class and to facilitate the exchange of ideas and best practices.


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Initiated in September 2008 by leading Limited Partners ("LP") in Asia, Limited Partners Association of China (LPACN) aims to become the most credible non-profit platform of interaction for institutional investors in private equity from China and abroad.

LPACN commits itself to maintaining the common interests of LPs in China, promoting the understanding and cooperation between Chinese and international institutional investors through research, forums and exchange programs, and facilitating a healthy and sustainable development for the Chinese venture capital and private equity industry.


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The NZVCA is a not-for-profit industry body committed to developing the venture capital and private equity industry in New Zealand. Its core objectives include the promotion of the industry and the asset class on both a domestic and international basis and working to create a world-class venture capital and private equity environment.

Members include venture capital and private equity investors, financial organisations, professional advisors, academic organisations and government or quasi-government agencies.


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The Singapore Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (SVCA) was formed in 1992 under the patronage of the Economic Development Board to promote the development of the venture capital (VC) and private equity (PE) industry. From a humble start of two, our membership now exceeds one hundred and continues to grow in tandem with the industry's development.

To foster greater understanding of the importance of venture capital and private equity to the Singapore economy in support of entrepreneurship and innovation and to look after the interests of our members, promote professional development, raise professional standards as well as facilitate collaboration among members.
As a not-for-profit organisation, the association strives to:

  • Promote the professional development of the industry through awards, training, workshops and conference
  • Facilitate interaction and collaboration among its members through regular networking events
  • Act as a platform for dialogue on regulatory and policy issues pertaining to VC and PE through data research, feedback and consultation with members and regulatory authorities
  • Build linkages to centres of VC and PE activities in the region through active participation at regional and global VC & PE Initiatives


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China Business Law Journal

China Business Law Journal (CBLJ) is a fully bilingual monthly magazine for China-focused in-house counsel and law firms. It provides in-depth analysis of the legal and regulatory challenges facing domestic and international businesses in China and indispensable intelligence on the country's legal market. China Business Law Journal is published by Vantage Asia. subscribe@vantageasia.com / www.cblj.com


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Mergermarket is an independent Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) intelligence service with an unrivalled network of dedicated M&A journalists based in 62 locations across the Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle-East and Africa. Unlike any other service of its kind, mergermarket specializes in providing forward-looking origination and deal flow opportunities integrated with a comprehensive deals database - resulting in real revenues for clients. Visit www.mergermarket.com.

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Unquote is a dedicated private equity intelligence service based in Europe. Unquote fully researches all deals, funds and exits within the market and fully verifies the information directly with private equity deal-doers, fund managers, institutional investors and advisory communities.



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