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.
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.
TheCVCAis 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.
CFA Institute is the global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence and credentials. The organization is a champion of ethical behavior in investment markets and a respected source of knowledge in the global financial community. There are more than 154,000 CFA charterholders worldwide in 165+ countries and regions, as well as 151 local member societies. www.cfainstitute.org
The CFA Institute Asia-Pacific Research Exchange (ARX) is a research hub bringing together like-minded finance and investment management professionals to share, learn and engage on industry topics and trends specific to the Asia-Pacific region. Learn more at www.arx.cfa.
Cyberport is an innovative digital community with over 1,000 technology companies. It is managed by Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited, which is wholly owned by the Hong Kong SAR Government. With the vision to become a main force in developing the digital tech industry as a key economic driver of Hong Kong, Cyberport is committed to nurturing youth, start-ups and entrepreneurs to grow in the digital industry by connecting them to strategic partners and investors, driving collaboration with local and international business partners to create new opportunities, and accelerating digital adoption amongst corporates and SMEs.
Cyberport focuses on building five key clusters of digital tech, namely e-sports/digital entertainment, FinTech, AI/big data, smart city/smart living, and blockchain solutions, to foster the development of Hong Kong into a “Smart City”. With a committed team of professionals providing all rounded value added services to support our digital community and an array of state-of-the-art tech facilities, Cyberport is the flagship for Hong Kong’s digital tech industry.
EMPEA is the global industry association for private capital in emerging markets. An independent, non-profit organization, the association’s membership comprises 300+ firms representing institutional investors, fund managers and industry advisors who together manage more than US$5 trillion in assets across 130 countries. EMPEA’s Members share the organization’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. EMPEA supports its members through global authoritative intelligence, conferences, networking, education and advocacy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
TheNZVCAis 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.
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
100 Women in Finance is a global network of professionals in the finance and alternative investment industries working together to empower women at every stage of their careers. Through peer engagement, philanthropic, and educational initiatives, more than 15,000 members make connections and create opportunities that help to advance careers and strengthen the industry.
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We cover principal investing in the development of new infrastructure, as well as the acquisition and refinancing of operational assets and companies. The in-depth insight we curate enables us to deliver up-to-the-minute research, analysis, intelligence and data. Every day, leading firms find opportunities and refine their strategies with Inframation. The world‘s leading advisors, corporates, developers and investors rely on us to drive their origination processes and generate new business. Whichever part of the world you’re interested in, we’ve got the information that you need.
Unquoteis 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.
Finsbury is a global leader in strategic communications. It is a trusted adviser to boards, senior executives and legal counsel of many of the world’s most successful companies, institutions and organizations and has managed some of the most complex communications challenges of the last three decades. It consistently ranks at the top of global M&A league tables and has won multiple awards. The Holmes Report named Finsbury the Best Financial Consultancy in the World for 2014 and Financial Agency of the Year in North America in 2015.