18th Annual Private Equity & Venture Forum Australia & New Zealand

Four Seasons Hotel, Sydney
21 - 22 April 2021



The 17th Annual AVCJ Australia and New Zealand Forum successfully took place in Sydney on 3-5 March. The event brought together over 265 private equity professionals including 100 LPs representing 155 different organisations from 11 countries.

The conference, which focused on finding investments whilst navigating market instability kicked off with a keynote session featuring Hon Peter Costello AC, Chairman of the Future Fund in conversation with Tim Sims AM, Managing Director at Pacific Equity Partners. The forum also featured leading executives from AustralianSuper, Adamantem Capital, Future Fund, IFM Investors, NZ Super Fund, The Carlyle Group, HESTA, Sunsuper and Quadrant Private Equity speaking on a number of well-researched topics including finding the best bets for investments globally in the current climate, strategies investors should employ to manage risks related to external events, building operational teams that deliver from deal origination to exit, the next stage in venture capital, finding diversification by investing across the region and how LPs are selecting partners for their alternatives journey.

Event highlights from AVCJ Australia & New Zealand Forum 2019

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Limited Partners from the following organisations that attended include:

  • Aberdeen Standard Investments
  • Accident Compensation Corporation
  • Activus Investment Advisors
  • Adams Street Partners
  • Albert Group
  • Alberts Family Office
  • AlpInvest
  • AMP Capital
  • Armitage Associates
  • Asia Alternatives
  • Axiom Asia Private Capital
  • BlackRock Alternative Strategies
  • BlackRock Private Equity Partners
  • Brightlight Group
  • BTV Management
  • Cambiata Schweiz AG
  • Capital Dynamics
  • Coller Capital
  • Commonfund Capital
  • Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation
  • Continuity Capital Partners
  • DuPont Capital
  • Employees Retirement System of Texas
  • European Investment Bank
  • First State Super
  • Future Fund
  • Funds SA
  • GIC
  • Gopher Asset Management
  • Greenspring Associates
  • Hamilton Lane
  • HarbourVest Partners
  • Hermes GPE
  • Hesta
  • JANA
  • JP Morgan Asset Management
  • Korea Investment Corporation
  • Lawson Grove Capital Partners
  • Leyland Private Asset Management
  • LGT Capital Partners
  • Local Government Super
  • Manulife Capital
  • MassMutual Life Insurance
  • Metlife Investment
  • Mine Wealth - Wellbeing
  • MLC Private Equity
  • Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners
  • MUFG
  • Mutual Trust
  • New Zealand Venture Investment Fund
  • NGS Super
  • North-East Private Equity Asia
  • NSW Treasury Corporation
  • Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
  • OPTrust Private Markets Group
  • Pantheon Ventures
  • Partners Group
  • Pavilion Capital
  • Perpetual
  • Pindari Capital
  • Portfolio Advisors
  • Potentum Partners
  • Privos Capital
  • QIC
  • Quentin Ayers
  • Quilvest Private Equity
  • REST Industry Super
  • SIM
  • Stafford Private Equity
  • StepStone
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Group
  • Sunsuper
  • Telstra Super
  • TFO Management
  • The Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ
  • Top Tier Capital Partners
  • Tulla Private Equity Group
  • University of New South Wales
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of Sydney Investment Office
  • Vantage Asset Management
  • Varma Mutual Pension Insurance
  • Walsh Bay Partners
  • Wilshire

... and many others!


AVCJ Australia & New Zealand Forum is now a CPD certified event.

11 CPD points can be claimed after attending the Forum

For further information on CPD accreditation please visit: www.cpduk.co.uk

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