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KPMG

KPMG has a dedicated Private Equity Group in Asia Pacific. The group brings together our leading transaction advisory, deal origination and M&A Tax professionals who work full time 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 out the value enhancing attributes of each deal. From our perspective it is not all about the deal rather the investment lifecycle and as such our professionals work closely with the management of portfolio companies to embed ‘best practices', improve performance and help build value prior to exit. Depending on the exit route, we also help prepare companies for IPO or manage the sales process to assist in maximising value on exit.

KPMG is one of the leading providers of Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We respond to clients' business challenges with a global perspective and local knowledge that spans industry sectors. Our high-performing people mobilise around our clients, using our expertise and insight to cut through complexity and deliver informed perspectives and clear solutions that our clients and stakeholders value.

KPMG.
Dedicated to Private Equity. Dedicated to your success.

www.kpmg.com/privateequity

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Affinity Equity Partners

Affinity Equity Partners is an independently owned private equity fund manager established in March 2004 following the spin-off of the UBS Capital Asia Pacific team, the private equity arm of UBS AG in the region. Affinity currently advises and manages more than US$7 billion of funds and assets, making it one of the largest independent PE firms in the region. Affinity currently operates out of 6 offices in Asia : Hong Kong, Singapore, Seoul, Sydney, Beijing and Jakarta.

www.affinityequity.com

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Bain Capital

Bain Capital, LLC is a global private investment firm that manages several pools of capital, including private equity, venture capital, public equity, credit products and absolute return, with approximately $70 billion in assets under management. Since its inception in 1984, the firm has made private equity investments and add-on acquisitions in more than 300 companies worldwide. Bain Capital has a distinctly people-intensive, value-added approach to investing, with a strong emphasis on supporting management teams to drive strategic and operating improvements. Bain Capital has offices in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo, Mumbai, Boston, New York, Chicago, Palo Alto, London, Munich and Luxembourg. In Asia, the firm has invested approximately $5 billion in 25 leading companies including ASIMCO, Bellsystem24, China Fire & Security, Denon & Marantz, Domino's Japan, Feixiang, Genpact, Greatview, GOME, Gymboree China, Hero Investments, Jupiter Shop Channel, Skylark, MYOB and Uniview.

www.baincapital.com

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CVC Capital Partners

CVC Asia Pacific has completed/signed 45 transactions with a combined enterprise value of around US$28 billion in the 3 CVC Asia Funds (total commitment of US$6,845 million) 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), two pharmaceutical and health care product companies in China (Asia Health Century and Venturepharma) and have recently signed two buyout transactions in the food service/consumer sectors;

Japan - leading engineering staffing company in Japan (TechnoPro);

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

South East Asia - second largest precision engineering and largest metal stamping company in Singapore (Amtek), 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) and one of the largest Business Process Outsourcing service providers (SPi Global) in the Philippines and the largest fast food operator in Malaysia (QSR).

www.cvc.com

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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 three funds totaling approximately USD500M, and has launched its fourth fund in 2014. Majority of funds’ LPs are non-Japanese, and the fund focuses on Japan’s high-growth sectors, such as the internet, mobile, e-commerce, social media, and related companies in the respective value chain. 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

www.globiscapital.co.jp

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Headland

Headland's team began advising Asian private equity funds in 1989 and operated its business as HSBC Private Equity (Asia) Limited (HPEA) until 2010. Headland is among the largest and longest established private equity firms within Asia, having advised six Asian regional private equity funds during its history. In November 2010, Headland's senior executives completed the management buyout of the business by acquiring 80.1% of HPEA and re-naming the company, Headland Capital Partners Limited. The HSBC Group retains a 19.9% interest in Headland.

Headland's team has advised both private equity and venture funds with aggregate committed capital of approximately US$3.4 billion. The funds advised by Headland have made investments in more than 100 companies, primarily in Greater China, South Korea and Southeast Asia. Headland currently has active capital under management of approximately US$2.4 billion.

www.headlandcp.com

 

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KKR

KKR (NYSE: KKR) is a leading global investment firm that manages investments across multiple asset classes including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, credit and hedge funds. KKR aims to generate attractive investment returns by following a patient and disciplined investment approach, employing world-class people, and driving growth and value creation at the asset level. KKR invests its own capital alongside its partners' capital and brings opportunities to others through its capital markets business. References to KKR's investments may include the activities of its sponsored funds.

www.kkr.com

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Lexington Partners

Lexington Partners is a leading global alternative investment manager primarily involved in providing liquidity to owners of private equity and other alternative investments and in making co-investments alongside leading private equity sponsors. Lexington Partners is the largest independent manager of secondary acquisition and co-investment funds with more than $22 billion in committed capital. Since 1990, Lexington has acquired over 2,100 secondary and co-investment interests through 450 transactions with a total value in excess of $29 billion, including $10 billion of syndications. Lexington also invests in private investment funds during their initial formation and has committed to more than 240 new funds in the U.S., Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region. Lexington currently employs more than 75 people and has offices strategically located in the major centers for private equity and alternative investing - New York, Boston, Menlo Park, London, and Hong Kong. Lexington also has senior advisors located in key areas of emerging interest - Asia, Australia, and Latin America.

www.lexingtonpartners.com

 

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PAG

PAG is one of Asia’s largest alternative investment management firms managing a diverse array of funds in private equity, real estate and absolute return strategies. With over US$10bn in funds under management, PAG’s deep expertise and on the ground presence in key markets across Asia provides the company with access to proprietary deals and the flexibility to create innovative financing solutions across the investment spectrum.

PAG employs over 300 people in major financial hubs in Asia and has dedicated funds and teams focused on each strategy. Since 2002, the Group has invested over US$28 billion in markets across Asia creating value for PAG’s investors and for the companies the Group invests in.

www.pagasia.com

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Advantage Partners

Advantage Partners, LLP is a leading provider of services to private equity and similar funds focused on the Japanese and Asian markets. Advantage Partners was founded in 1992 by Taisuke Sasanuma and Richard Folsom and has been providing services to funds since 1997, when the firm established the first buyout fund in Japan. Funds served by Advantage Partners have invested in more than 40 companies representing total invested capital approaching JPY300 billion across a wide range of industries and sectors. Advantage Partners has achieved top-tier returns through superior execution across the investment cycle including sourcing proprietary deals through a deep network of contacts and relationships, enhancing value through hands-on consulting and a focus on operations, and achieving solutions. Advantage Partners is based in Tokyo and has an office in Hong Kong.

Advantage Partners continues its ongoing support of existing portfolio companies to increase enterprise value and deliver a high-quality product to end customers through a variety of approaches including improved cash flow management and revenue enhancement initiatives, including expansion in Asia. Advantage Partners is focused on creating companies that are able to maintain their competitiveness and sustain long-term growth beyond the firm's involvement.

www.advantagepartners.com

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American Capital

American Capital is a publicly traded (NASDAQ: ACAS) private equity firm and global asset manager with $118 billion of total assets under management. American Capital, both directly and through its global asset management business, originates, underwrites and manages investments in middle market private equity, leveraged finance, real estate, infrastructure and structured products.

In addition to investing on its own behalf, American Capital and its affiliates manage a number of both public and private companies and funds investing primarily in alternative assets. Since its August 1997 IPO, American Capital and its affiliates have invested approximately $31 billion in over 540 portfolio companies in virtually every industry sector. American Capital and its affiliates have approximately 90 investment professionals and 300 total employees.

www.americancapital.com

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Auda

Founded in 1989, Auda International L.P. is one of the pioneers of the private equity industry. Today Auda has offices in New York, London, Bad Homburg and Hong Kong and employs about 60 people. Auda is a highly specialized, privately held firm investing exclusively in private equity through commingled primary funds-of-funds, secondary funds-of-funds and direct / co-investment funds, as well as through investments made on behalf of separate managed accounts. Our worldwide client base consists of insurance companies, pension funds, corporations, endowments, foundations, ultra high net worth individuals and family offices.

Auda is a full-service provider with a roster of alternative investment products that also offers clients advice on investments and asset allocation, as well as portfolio monitoring, reporting and record-keeping services. As of March 31, 2014, Auda manages US$5.3 billion of private equity commitments in primaries, secondaries and co-investments. Over its 25-year history, Auda has made investments in more than 300 U.S., European and Asian funds established by more than 160 fund managers.

www.auda.com

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CHAMP Private Equity

The CHAMP Group has offices in Sydney and Brisbane in Australia and affiliated offices in Singapore and New York, giving it an unrivalled reach amongst Australian-based peers. This allows CHAMP to identify both Australian and cross border investments, as well as seeking international growth opportunities for existing investee companies. CHAMP has one of the largest dedicated buy-out teams in the Australasian region and is one of the most experienced independent advisors to private equity funds in Australasia.

Since inception in 1987, CHAMP and its predecessor funds have invested in more than 83 private equity investments across a broad range of sectors, including food and beverages, mining services, media, transport, industrial services, education, retail, agribusiness, health and financial services. Successfully exited investments include companies such as Austar Communications, United Malt Holdings, Study Group, Manassen Foods and Bradken. Current CHAMP investments include Alleasing, Golding Contractors, LCR Group, Accolade Wines, oOh Media, Gerard Lighting, Miclyn Express Offshore and Shelf Drilling.

The investment philosophy at CHAMP is to identify companies that have value creation opportunities through earnings growth. Prudent leverage is a contributor to the business model, however, the real driver of value creation is sustainable earnings improvement based on superior management and investment in growth initiatives.

www.champequity.com

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CRCI

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, and China Spring Fund, early growth capital that finances business formations.

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 40 team members with offices located in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai and Chengdu.

www.crcicapital.com

 

 

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Clearwater Capital Partners

Clearwater Capital Partners, LLC invests in special situations, credit or otherwise undervalued assets and securities in Asia. The Firm’s extensive knowledge across multiple sectors and industries in China, India, Korea, Australia, Southeast Asia and Pan Asia has enabled it to invest and realize approximately US$4 billion of capital since its founding in 2001. Clearwater employs a three-pronged investment strategy across fixed income, direct lending and restructuring opportunities, using deep expertise in balance sheet recapitalization, financial restructuring and hands-on asset management to build businesses for growth across a private equity portfolio. Clearwater employs 55+ professionals across six offices located in Hong Kong, Singapore, Mumbai, Seoul, Beijing and New York.

www.clearwatercapitalpartners.com

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Coller Capital

Coller Capital, founded in 1990, is the leading global investor in private equity ‘secondaries’ – the acquisition of Limited Partner positions in private equity funds from the original investors or portfolios of direct investments in private companies (typically owned by financial institutions or corporations).

The firm’s investments vary widely in size – from single LP positions in small private equity funds, to large portfolios of diverse assets – from as small as $1 million, to $1 billion or more. Coller Capital has the world’s largest investment team dedicated to private equity secondaries. Headquartered in London, with offices in New York and Hong Kong, the team is multinational in background and focus, with a truly global reach.

In 2012, the firm closed its sixth secondaries fund, Coller International Partners VI, with capital commitments of $5.5 billion and backing from almost 200 of the world’s leading institutional investors.

In 2013, Coller Capital won Financial News’ European Secondaries Firm of the Year award, while in 2012, Real Deals named the firm Secondaries House of the Year. In 2011, Coller Capital won Private Equity International’s Secondaries Firm of the Year award for the 8th successive year.

www.collercapital.com

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Hony Capital

Hony Capital, founded in 2003 and sponsored by Legend Holdings Corporation, is a leading private equity firm in China.

As a China-focused investment firm with about US$7.0 billion asset under management, Hony employs "value creation by providing value added services" investment philosophy to increase the intrinsic value of its portfolio companies.

The investors of Hony Capital include leading institutional investors across the world and in China. Hony primarily focuses on investments in consumer sectors, advanced manufacturing, healthcare and service, and has helped a number of Chinese enterprises grow into sector leaders. Hony invests predominantly in Chinese SOEs restructuring and growth capital opportunities, and also has expanded into cross-border investments.

Hony has also established a captive consulting team, Hony Consulting, to exclusively bring front-line operational expertise, with both a global perspective and local insights, to strengthen financial performance of its portfolio companies.

Hony Capital is more than a financial investor - we are a company builder, providing a full range of value-added & value creation services to our portfolio companies. We have set up three operating platforms in Beijing, Hong Kong and Shanghai, established an investment team and a consulting team to enable maximum value creation within our portfolio companies.

We are looking to make significant impact in the companies in which we invest, and we tend to hold our portfolio companies long enough until value is fully realized. We only invest in management teams we believe in, in situations where we can work together to greatly expand the companies.

● Corporate governance enhancement
● Management team strengthening and operations improvement
● Strategic planning
● Financial expertise and capital markets access
● M&A support
● International business development

www.honycapital.com

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Jersey Finance

Since the 1960s, Jersey Finance has been a prominent player in delivering fund services, and is a primary jurisdiction in the fund management and administration of private equity and venture capital asset classes, with strength and depth of principal experts. The recent introduction of a new Private Placement Funds has widen the choice available to investors, providing a new streamlined regulatory authorisation process offering speed and certainty, positioning Jersey as a leading European centre for alternative funds business.

Jersey Finance promotes and develops Jersey as an international finance centre. In addition to this marketing activity, it also co-ordinates the consultation process of proposed legislation and regulation affecting the Jersey finance industry, to produce and maintain a product offering that reinforces its position as an international finance centre of excellence.
Jersey Finance established HK Representative Office in 2009 and is headed by Ms. Zhaoan Li.

www.jerseyfinance.je

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Lunar Capital

Lunar Capital is a leading mid-market consumer private equity firm in China. We believe that a control-oriented, operationally involved, private equity investment strategy is the best way to gain exposure.

We have a differentiated approach to sourcing consumer businesses and believe that attractive opportunities to obtain control continue to emerge. We believe mid-market businesses are compelling and can benefit from a proactive involvement in operations.

We aim to be involved in our businesses as much as possible through a differentiated investment, risk management and operational value-add process.

Our managing partner and team heads mentor and lead five teams comprising more than 35 people working in a distinctive culture.

We call our approach the Lunar Way.

www.lunarcap.com

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Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia (“MSPEA”) is one of the leading private equity investors in Asia Pacific, having invested in the region for over 21 years. The team has invested approximately $2.6 billion in Asia, primarily in highly structured minority investments and control buyouts in profitable, growth-oriented companies at attractive valuations with a significant majority of the investments sourced on a proprietary basis.

MSPEA has an experienced investment team led by senior professionals with extensive networks, in-depth market knowledge and the ability to apply international investment principals within each local context. MSPEA has offices located in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Mumbai, Seoul, Tokyo and New York.

www.morganstanley.com

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Olympus Capital Asia

Olympus Capital Holdings Asia ("Olympus Capital Asia" or "Olympus") is a leading independent middle market private equity firm with 15 years of experience successfully investing across Asia. Since its founding in 1997, Olympus Capital Asia has invested over $1.6 billion of equity capital on behalf of its funds and co-investors in 40 portfolio companies throughout Asia, including in China, India, Japan, South Korea and Southeast Asia.

Olympus Capital Asia's investment strategy is sector focused, leveraging our long-standing experience and investment track record in three key industry verticals: Agribusiness & Resources; Clean Energy & Environmental; and Financial & Business Services. Olympus has a team of over 50 experienced investment professionals and Senior Advisors located in Hong Kong, New Delhi, Shanghai, Tokyo, Seoul, and New York. Our cohesive management team has worked together for an average of 13 years at Olympus, investing together in multiple markets throughout various economic cycles.
Olympus Capital Asia's global investor base includes leading pension funds, financial institutions, endowments and family offices from North America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. We are an independent firm with significant partner capital invested in our funds.

www.olympuscap.com

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RCA

Risk Capital Advisors (RCA) is the market leader in advising on and structuring insurance solutions for transaction risks. With a wealth of experience across Asia-Pacific and an impressive track record of successful transactions, the RCA team provides expert, commercial advice on a range of transaction risk strategies and insurance-based solutions.

As the largest team in Asia-Pacific, RCA has a combined 60+ years of Private Equity, M&A and insurance experience, and is the preferred advisor to structure transaction risk insurance solutions.

In the past 5 years, RCA has successfully advised on and closed more than 400 transactions, making RCA the most experienced team in the Asia Pacific region.

The transaction risks we provide advice on include:
• Warranties & Indemnities
• Tax
• Litigation
• Prospectus Liability
• Environmental
• Contingent Liabilities

www.riskcapital.com.au

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Tata Opportunities Fund

Founded in 1868, Tata is India's largest, most reputed and diverse business conglomerate. The group comprises over 98 operating companies of which 28 are listed with a combined market capitalization of ~USD 120 billion. Tata is also one of India's oldest fund managers (since 1937, through a listed company) and has been managing third party funds since 1995. Today, Tata manages multiple public equity and private equity funds with a combined AUM of over USD 6 billion including USD 2 billion of international funds. Tata has a market leading private equity program with USD 1.7 billion of AUM across private equity and real-estate strategies. It is the only fund manager head-quartered in Inda to be featured on the PEI 300, a listing of the top global private equity fund managers.

The Tata Opportunities Fund is an exclusive USD 600 million private equity fund with a focus on leveraging its Tata association and access to invest in high potential off-market opportunities, including those within and alongside Tata companies. With a sizeable corpus also available for transactions outside Tata, the Fund seeks to leverage its Tata connections to assist its non-Tata portfolio companies, creating a mutually beneficial partnership stretching beyond financial support.

The Fund concluded its Final Closing in early 2013 at USD 600 million from a handful of large sophisticated investors. The Fund is sector and stage agnostic with investments already committed across market leaders in the hospitality, media, manufacturing and consumer industries in India. With an attractive pipeline in place, the Fund aims to complement its diversified portfolio through a mix of growth capital, buy-out and domestic/cross-border M&A opportunities. A strong team with full cycle private equity experience, off-market and proprietary portfolio and best in class governance and conflict management are highlights of the Fund.

www.tatacapital.com

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Unitas Capital

Unitas Capital is one of the most experienced sector-focused regional private equity firms in Asia, with US$4 billion in capital commitments under management. Since 1999, Unitas has advised on investments exceeding US$3.1 billion into 33 companies.

Unitas has a strong track record of investing in market leading companies in Asia, as well as in North American and European companies with substantial presence or growth potential in Asia. Unitas invests in the industrial and branded consumer and retail sectors, focusing on companies with strong cash-generative business models, barriers to entry and differentiated product capabilities. As part of its operationally focused strategy, Unitas deploys its in-house team of seasoned industry experts to improve investee company operations, to achieve global best standards and to grow both in Asia and globally.

www.unitascapital.com

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Morrison & Foerster

With more than a 1,000 lawyers in 16 offices rin the wold'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 is distinguished by its unsurpassed expertise in life sciences and technology, finance, legendary litigation skills, and an unrivaled reach across the Pacific Rim, where the firm has nearly 200 lawyers in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, and Tokyo.

Morrison & Foerster's China Private Equity Practice

Morrison & Foerster's China private equity team is highly respected, with a deep bench of preeminent partners who execute complex transactional deals across Asia. We have 30 years of experience and presence in 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. IFLR 1000 recognizes the firm as a leading private equity firm in Asia and notes, "Morrison & Foerster has one of the leading venture capital practices in the market."

Our Record
• Highly ranked for Private Equity: Buyouts: International Firms in China by Chambers Asia 2013
• Ranked Band 1 for private equity and venture capital in China by Chambers Asia 2011
• Ranked Tier 1 for Technology in Hong Kong and China since 2006 by Asia-Pacific Legal 500 since 2006
• Winner of Asian-Counsel magazine's "2010 Firm of the Year" for Telecoms, Media and Technology in Hong Kong

What They Say About Us
• "They are able to provide precise and clear advice on issues identified during the transaction, and managed the process effectively." (Chambers Asia 2013)
• "The firm's strong capital markets capability has seen it complete a series of PIPE deals, while the TMT, healthcare and consumer industries have also been particularly active for the practice" (Asia-Pacific Legal 500 2013)
• "They take on a lot more responsibility than the average lawyers; they not only concentrate on the technical legal issues but take into account the commercial aspects. They also have fantastic negotiation skills" (Chambers Asia 2012)
• "Really understands investment in China" (Chambers Asia 2011)
• "Morrison & Foerster has been lauded by rivals for its strong practice in private equity and venture capital." (IFLR 1000, 2011)

www.mofo.com

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Magic Stone

Magic Stone Alternative Investment ("Magic Stone") is an independent asset management firm that specializes in private equity investments in China. Magic Stone is committed to achieve long-term, cost-efficient and risk-adjusted superior returns through a balanced hybrid approach, investing both in funds and direct co-investments. Magic Stone actively anchor and institutionalize first-time managers and emerging managers. Magic Stone also maintains strong relationship with successful proven managers. Magic Stone actively sources direct co-investments through its extensive network and co-lead with its manager.

www.magicstoneinvest.com

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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 three funds totaling approximately USD500M, and has launched its fourth fund in 2014. Majority of funds’ LPs are non-Japanese, and the fund focuses on Japan’s high-growth sectors, such as the internet, mobile, e-commerce, social media, and related companies in the respective value chain. 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

www.globiscapital.co.jp

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Vickers Venture Partners

Vickers is a leading venture capital firm focusing on venture capital investments in Asia. Founded in 2004 by Dr. Finian Tan, Vickers manages 4 funds and proprietary capital to date, with a presence in Shanghai, Singapore and California. The portfolio covers technology, media, and telecommunications as well as consumer and financial services.

- Experienced team with regional and technical expertise:
Vickers' senior members are fluent in key regional dialects and possess multidisciplinary skill sets to complement extensive experience in finance and venture capital investing.

- Solid track record:
The partners' hits includes Baidu (NASDAQ: BIDU), Focus Media (NASDAW: FMCN), Kongzhong Corp (NASDAQ: KONG), Cambridge Real Estate Investment Trust (SGX: CREIT), Asian Food Channel (trade sale) and UUCun (trade sale).

- Recognized firm with unique sourcing capabilities:
The partner's track record, extensive experience investing in the region, and network of government and industry leaders attract the stronger entrepreneurs and the highest quality deal flow, sourcing an average of 2,000 deals per year.

- Proven ability to execute investment strategy:
Vickers has invested $119mm in 27 early stage companies* across four funds.

*As at 2013Q2

www.vickersventure.com

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Cooley

Cooley LLP is an international law firm representing clients in a wide range of industries from our offices in China and the United States. With 750 attorneys, Cooley has the range and expertise to serve clients of all sizes to seize opportunities in today's global marketplace.

Our dedication to China's fund industry is unparalleled and unrivaled by any other law firm. Cooley has been advising on China-related matters for more than 25 years, dating back to 1989, when the firm advised on the formation of the first institutional venture capital fund investing in China. Today, we are counsel to more than 250 private investment fund organizations worldwide, including more than 35 fund managers with their primary operations in China and numerous other managers outside of the PRC making investments in portfolio companies in China. We form considerably more dollar-denominated China venture capital and growth equity funds in dollar terms than any other law firm worldwide. In 2014 year-to-date, we have organized in excess of USD $1.6 billion in China venture capital and private equity funds. We have a team of more than 40 specialist fund formation lawyers and dozens of other practitioners dedicated to serving our clients headquartered and doing business in China. Multiple members of our team are Mandarin-speaking, Chinese native fund formation specialists who assist our China funds clients and their investors in both USD and RMB fund formation matters.

As a full service global law firm, our ability to assist our China fund clients is not limited to fund formation. We regularly assist our China fund clients and their portfolio companies with complex mergers, acquisitions and disposition transactions, a wide variety of private financing and capital markets transactions, public company disclosure issues, share distributions, local and cross-border intellectual property issues, licensing transactions, joint ventures, as well as supply and distribution arrangements, among other matters.

www.cooley.com

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Duff & Phelps

Duff & Phelps is the premier global valuation and corporate finance advisor with expertise in complex valuation, dispute consulting, M&A and restructuring. The firm's more than 1,000 employees serve a diverse range of clients from over 30 offices in North America, Europe and Asia.

Our clients include publicly traded and privately held companies, government entities and investment firms such as private equity firms and hedge funds. Additionally, we maintain extensive relationships with legal, accounting and investment banking firms that refer a meaningful amount of business. We have long-term relationships with many of the most acquisitive global companies and financial sponsors.

Over the past year, Duff & Phelps performed more than 4,500 valuation advisory engagements for more than 2,200 clients - including 57% of the Fortune 100 Companies and 52% of the Top 25 Euro STOXX Companies. We serve 72% of the top 25 largest global PE firms, and 68% of the top 25 global hedge funds. Duff & Phelps is a leading global independent provider of fairness opinions and solvency opinions to public company boards and special committees and ranked #1 Fairness Opinion Provider in the Americas, by number of deals in 2013 (Thomson Financial Securities). Since 2005, Duff & Phelps has rendered more than 850 fairness and solvency opinions for transactions with an aggregate deal value of $1.6 trillion.

M&A advisory, capital raising and restructuring services in the United States are provided by Duff & Phelps Securities, LLC. Member FINRA/SIPC. Pagemill Partners is a Division of Duff & Phelps Securities, LLC. M&A advisory and capital raising services in the United Kingdom and Germany are provided by Duff & Phelps Securities Ltd., which is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

For more information, contact:

Sammy Lai, Managing Director, Country Leader, Sammy.lai@duffandphelps.com, 86 10 5835 7008

David Lu, Managing Director, Investment Banking Head, David.lu@duffandphelps.com, 86 21 6032 0600

Andy Wong, Director, Andy.wong@duffandphelps.com, 852 3103 1030

www.duffandphelps.com

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Jersey Finance

Since the 1960s, Jersey Finance has been a prominent player in delivering fund services, and is a primary jurisdiction in the fund management and administration of private equity and venture capital asset classes, with strength and depth of principal experts. The recent introduction of a new Private Placement Funds has widen the choice available to investors, providing a new streamlined regulatory authorisation process offering speed and certainty, positioning Jersey as a leading European centre for alternative funds business.

Jersey Finance promotes and develops Jersey as an international finance centre. In addition to this marketing activity, it also co-ordinates the consultation process of proposed legislation and regulation affecting the Jersey finance industry, to produce and maintain a product offering that reinforces its position as an international finance centre of excellence.
Jersey Finance established HK Representative Office in 2009 and is headed by Ms. Zhaoan Li.

www.jerseyfinance.je

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L.E.K. Consulting

L.E.K. Consulting is a global management consulting firm that provides the strategy and insight to solve executives' most critical business challenges, improve business performance and create greater shareholder returns. Founded in London in 1983, we now employ more than 1,000 professionals in 22 offices across Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific. We advise and support companies that are leaders in their industries. We have been on the ground serving clients in Asia-Pacific since 1987.

Private Equity is one of L.E.K.'s core practice areas worldwide. For 30 years, PE firms have turned to us to identify and evaluate attractive acquisitions, help their portfolio companies reach their full value potential and assist with successful exits. We have specialized expertise serving PE and financial sponsor firms, and we leverage our industry sector practices to provide deep industry experience throughout the life cycle of investing in an asset. In addition, our international reach provides local insights from L.E.K.'s teams operating in-region to support portfolio companies that are evaluating targets across geographies.

We hone our expertise by conducting more than 250 projects per year for PE firms globally. Our approach enables us to work at the speed and depth required to fit accelerated deal timeframes, and deliver the independent validation required for PE firms and bankers to make investment decisions confidently. We typically work on transactions and portfolio companies with US$30M-US$2B in revenue.

For more information, please contact us at +86 21 6122 3900+86 21 6122 3900 or lekchina@lek.com.

www.lek.com/private-equity

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Relevant Equity Systems

Relevant Equity Systems
Apps for Private Equity Professionals

Relevant EquityWorks is a software platform that provides:
• Infrastructure to scale your firm
• Productivity apps for your professionals
   o Fund Raising & Investor Relations
   o Deal Management
   o Fund Administration
   o Portfolio Management
• Answers for management and LPs

Learn how you can upgrade your internal teams' workdays with Relevant EquityWorks. Stop by our booth, stay for a demo.

www.relevant.us

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RCA

Risk Capital Advisors (RCA) is the market leader in advising on and structuring insurance solutions for transaction risks. With a wealth of experience across Asia-Pacific and an impressive track record of successful transactions, the RCA team provides expert, commercial advice on a range of transaction risk strategies and insurance-based solutions.

As the largest team in Asia-Pacific, RCA has a combined 60+ years of Private Equity, M&A and insurance experience, and is the preferred advisor to structure transaction risk insurance solutions.

In the past 5 years, RCA has successfully advised on and closed more than 400 transactions, making RCA the most experienced team in the Asia Pacific region.

The transaction risks we provide advice on include:
• Warranties & Indemnities
• Tax
• Litigation
• Prospectus Liability
• Environmental
• Contingent Liabilities

www.riskcapital.com.au

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MVision

Founded in 2001, MVision is widely recognized as one of the world’s leading independent international advisory firms, focusing on raising capital for Private Equity, Real Estate, Real Assets, Credit and Direct transactions in both the developed and emerging markets.

We have a long-standing reputation for working with winners - our clients are current and future market leaders across the globe. 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.

The MVision team of over 50 professionals provides a global service to our clients covering institutional investors worldwide. Together we represent 17 nationalities, speak 20 languages and operate out of offices in London, New York, Hong Kong and Sydney. The depth of our expertise across all areas of the market allows our clients privileged access to the strategic industry insights vital to achieving success.

We take pride in our long established relationships with a 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. Our experience and methodology results in compressed and accelerated fundraisings, freeing up our clients' valuable internal resources.

www.mvision.com

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Baker & McKenzie

Baker & McKenzie defined the global law firm in the 20th century, and we are redefining it to meet the challenges of the global economy in the 21st. We bring to matters the instinctively global perspective and deep market knowledge and insights of more than 3,750 locally admitted lawyers in 74 offices worldwide.

Our firm has been present in Asia for 50 years and has been a key adviser to some of Asia's most established and respected companies, financial institutions and government organizations. Our Asia Pacific Private Equity team has won a reputation for successfully managing complex multi-jurisdictional transactions as well as purely domestic transactions. We have more than 100 Private Equity lawyers located in 15 offices across the region.

Our lawyers are among the leading private equity advisers in the world, with a long and successful track record of advising clients in buyouts, capital raising, financings, restructurings and exits. We understand that adding value to private equity mandates means not only having cutting edge, multidisciplinary technical skills, but also commercial sophistication, specialized industry knowledge, authentic local connections, top quality project management skills and a global perspective.

We represent private equity funds, sovereign wealth funds, institutional investors, financial institutions, pension funds, strategic investors, portfolio companies and management teams investing in a broad range of industries in the Asia Pacific. Advising on high profile transactions in the region, we are recommended in leading legal directories and regularly appear in the relevant league tables.

Combining strong money-center deal experience with in-depth knowledge of local market and industry trends, we are uniquely positioned to undertake private equity deals across the Asia Pacific region and globally.

www.bakermckenzie.com

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RCA

Risk Capital Advisors (RCA) is the market leader in advising on and structuring insurance solutions for transaction risks. With a wealth of experience across Asia-Pacific and an impressive track record of successful transactions, the RCA team provides expert, commercial advice on a range of transaction risk strategies and insurance-based solutions.

As the largest team in Asia-Pacific, RCA has a combined 60+ years of Private Equity, M&A and insurance experience, and is the preferred advisor to structure transaction risk insurance solutions.

In the past 5 years, RCA has successfully advised on and closed more than 400 transactions, making RCA the most experienced team in the Asia Pacific region.

The transaction risks we provide advice on include:
• Warranties & Indemnities
• Tax
• Litigation
• Prospectus Liability
• Environmental
• Contingent Liabilities

www.riskcapital.com.au

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SAP

SAP is the enterprise application software market leader, helping companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device, SAP helps people and organizations work together efficiently and use business insight effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable more than 238,000 customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

SAP Private Equity partners with PE firms, to ensure the timely, efficient, and effective deployment of technology enabled investments across their portfolios. The SAP Private Equity group offers access to services and resources such as due diligence and carve out services, industry and technology knowledge sharing, benchmarking analytics & insight, preferential commercial terms, OEM, reseller, and co-innovation programs.

www.sap.com

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Invest HK

Invest Hong Kong is the department of the HKSAR Government for Foreign Direct Investment, supporting overseas, Mainland and Taiwanese businesses to set up and expand in Hong Kong. We provide free advice and customised services to help your business succeed in our vibrant economy.

We can provide the latest information on Hong Kong's business environment including sector-specific advice, business incorporation procedures, licensing requirements, tax and business regulations, cost-of-business models, employment legislation, work visa requirements, and business networking opportunities. We also provide public relations services during the launch and expansion of your company.

InvestHK can also arrange introductions for you with financial regulators, professional associations and government departments.

For more information, please contact our Head of Financial Services, Ms Priscilla Law at plaw@investhk.gov.hk or (852) 3107 1085.

www.investhk.gov.hk

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Pacific Risk Advisors

Pacific Risk Advisors Ltd (PRA) is a risk advisory firm specialising in environmental, social and governance (ESG) and sustainability risk management for the Asia Pacific investment and business community.

We are in the business of creating tailored solutions to funds, to maximise sustainable value and ESG implementation. Our aim is to enhance the overall performance and value of a company, investment or fund through managing and reducing sustainability related risks.

As the ESG Advisor to many PE Funds in the Asia Pacific region, PRA understands the PE investment cycle. Our Advisors have extensive international experience in conducting a multitude of projects. Our conversations with Senior Management, Directors, Boards and Project Managers have provided them with ongoing advice in concise and practical ways to achieve their specific goals for the portfolio.

Our Advisors are often called upon to assess investee performance against IFC, EBRD, ADB, ILO and World Bank guidelines, often as a prelude to a listing on an international stock exchange or for future growth in response to sustainability and ESG related pressures.

PRA covers a wide variety of industries, sectors and approaches including infrastructure, real estate, logistics, manufacturing, technology, mining and processing. We manage risks and opportunities relating to regulatory compliance, climate, carbon, energy, environmental, health, safety, labour, community, operational, corporate and reputation.

Our Approach

PRA provides a pro-investment orientated approach to identify, manage and mitigate ESG risks. We take the pressure off the management, bridge the gaps between the sustainable, technical and financial issues to address current and future needs.

Our services continue over the lifespan of an investment through advice and management on the sustainability risks. Our approach provides confidence to stakeholders and investors, increases opportunities for growth and provides a solid framework for risk mitigation.

Creating Sustainable Value

www.pacificriskadvisors.com

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AVPN

The Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN) is building a vibrant and high impact venture philanthropy community across the Asia Pacific region. AVPN launched its first Member Directory in April 2012 listing 110 founder members from 18 countries. AVPN brings together different sectors including foundations, private equity, professional service firms, wealth managers, family offices and universities to develop the venture philanthropy ecosystem as part of the broader philanthropic and social investment communities. AVPN provides specific networking and learning activities to meet the needs of its members and promote the growth of venture philanthropy. AVPN is a non-profit organisation with its regional hub in Singapore. See www.avpn.asia for more information.

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CVCA

The CVCA - Canada's Venture Capital & Private Equity Association was founded in 1974 and is the sole national representative of Canada's venture capital and private equity industry. Its over 1900 members are firms and organizations which manage the majority of Canada's pools of capital designated to be committed to venture capital and private equity investments. CVCA members' collectively manage over $85 billion.

CVCA's members actively collaborate to increase the flow of capital into the industry and expand the range of profitable investment opportunities. This is accomplished by the CVCA undertaking a wide variety of initiatives, ranging from developing comprehensive performance and valuation statistics, education and networking activities to promoting the industry's interests with governments and regulatory agencies.

Anyone working in the private capital industry in Canada should be a members of the CVCA!.

For more information, please contact:

CVCA - Canada's Venture Capital and Private Equity Association
Tel: +1 416 487 0519
Fax: +1 416 487 5899
www.cvca.ca
cvca@cvca.ca

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EMPEA

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. For more information, visit www.empea.org.

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HKVCA

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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ILPA

The Institutional Limited Partners Association is a not-for-profit association committed to serving limited partner investors in the global private equity industry by providing a forum for facilitating value-added communication, enhancing education in the asset class and promoting research and standards in the private equity industry. ILPA has over 240 institutional member organizations that collectively manage approximately $1 trillion of private equity assets. For a copy of the ILPA Private Equity Principles or for more information about ILPA, please visit http://ilpa.org.

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MVCA

Company profile coming soon

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NZVCA

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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SustainAsia

SustainAsia is a specialist advisory firm, focusing on clean technologies, clean energy and environment infrastructure in the Asia Pacific region. Headquartered in Hong Kong, with offices in Australia, Japan and India, SustainAsia has been providing advisory services and independent expertise to high performance companies and investors since 2005.

Main clients: ALBA Group, Citigroup, China Light and Power (CLP), LCF Edmond de Rothschild, the European Investment Bank (EIB), Hatch group (Australia), Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx), Hang Seng bank (a member of HSBC group), Financial and Energy Exchange (FEX), Macao Water (Suez group), Carlyle Group, Goldman Sachs, Gerson Lehrman Group, AEA Investors, Boston Consulting Group, Bain & Co., McKinsey & Co., Godrej group (India).

To know more http://www.sustainasia.com

 

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SVCA

Established in 1992, the Singapore Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (SVCA) is a not-for-profit organisation formed to foster the growth of venture capital (VC) and private equity (PE) in Singapore and around the region. From a humble start of 2, our membership now exceeds 100 and continues to grow with the industry's development.

Since its inception, SVCA has championed various efforts to promote the local VC/PE industry through talks, workshops, seminars, conferences and networking events. The thrusts of SVCA continues to be (1) fostering a greater understanding of the importance of venture capital and private equity to the Singapore economy in support of entrepreneurship and innovation; (2) representing the local VC/PE industry in and outside of Singapore; (3) nurturing an environment conducive for advancing VC/PE investment and profession; and (4) providing a platform to match fund-seeking businesses with our members and the investment community.

For more information about SVCA, please visit: www.svca.org.sg

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Asia First

Our website www.asia-first.com offers a unique platform for financial services organisations and finance professionals, bringing together the most important finance publications, research, events, news and training for the Asia region and beyond. Asia First provides financial services organisations with the tools to consolidate the publications and research they use. These tools enable you to better manage the process of subscription and renewal, invoicing, payment, budgeting and tracking. Our platform coordinates subscriptions with multiple publishers and other providers and therefore saves you time and money. With our Smart Events Calendar, you can view all of the most important financial events in Asia in one place, filtered by industry sector, topic and location. The News and Interactive sections provide you with the most relevant news of the day, selected from the most important news providers in Asia and beyond.

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DealMarket

DealMarket is a global online platform enabling Private Equity buyers, sellers, and advisors to maximize opportunities around the world - a one‐stop-shop for Private Equity professionals. DealMarket counts more than 60,000 users, over 3,000 deals & service providers are listed on the platform.

DealMarket's offering includes:
• DealMarketPLACE, an unfiltered view of the global deal and advice marketplace (free and premium version available).
• DealMarketSTORE offers affordable access to industry‐leading third‐party information and services on demand.
• DealMarketOFFICE is a state‐of‐the‐art Deal Flow management and deal exchange tool, helping Private Equity investors and networks capture, store, manage and share their Deal Flow more efficiently.
Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, DealMarket was voted the "Best Global Private Equity Platform for 2012 and 2013" by Corporate Livewire.

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