The AVCJ Singapore Forum is unrivalled as the most influential gathering of regional institutional investors, fund managers and service providers since its inception in 2010.
This year the Forum celebrates its 10th anniversary as the leading Southeast Asia focused private equity and venture capital gathering and will bring together more than 320 industry leaders to engage in a frank discussion on how the region can capitalize on the growing interest from investors across the asset classes.
Operational improvements, value creation and the exit landscape are just some of the themes to be discussed by more than 130 LPs and leading GPs at the forum.
The premier private equity & venture forum in Southeast Asia
LPs that attended the Forum previously include:
Aberdeen Standard Investments
Abu Dhabi Investment Authority
Adams Street Partners
Aglaia Family Office Pte Ltd
AIA Investment Management
Alberta Singapore Office
Allianz Insurance Management Asia Pacific (Singapore)
AlpInvest Partners Limited
Aozora Bank, Ltd.
APG Asset Management Asia
ARDIAN Investment Singapore Pte Ltd
Asia Alpha Private Equity
Asia Capital Advisor Ltd
Asia Capital Reinsurance Group
Asian Development Bank
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
Axiom Asia Private Capital Pte Ltd
Bank of Singapore
BIMB Investment Management Berhad
BlackRock Private Equity Partners
BNP Paribas Wealth Management
C S Partners Pte Ltd
CA Indosuez (Switzerland) SA
CDPQ Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
China Investment Corporation
China Ping An Insurance Overseas (Holdings) Limited
China-ASEAN Investment Cooperation Fund
CrimsoNox Capital Pte Ltd
DBJ Asset Management
Development Bank of Japan
Eagle Asia Partners
Fedesa Asia Advisory
Great Eastern Life Assurance
HarbourVest Partners (Asia) Ltd
Heliconia Capital Management
Hotel Mazin Lafayette Endowment Fund
IDI Emerging Markets Partners
J.P. Morgan Asset Management
Karuna Pte Ltd
Khazanah Nasional Berhad
Korea Investment Corporation (KIC)
Korea Venture Investment Corporation
Korean Reinsurance Company
LGT Capital Partners
Lombard Odier Asset Management
Mazin Lafayette Hotel Endowment Fund
Mirae Asset Global Investments
Mitsui & Co. Global Investment
Monetary Authority of Singapore
National Pension Service
National Pension Service Singapore
North-East Private Equity Asia
NTUC Income Insurance Co-operative
Okayama Metal & Machinery Pension Fund
Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
Overseas Private Investment Corporation
Pavilion Alternatives Group
Pelaburan MARA Berhad
Pomona Capital Asia Ltd
Portfolio Advisors (HK)
Rising Tide Asia
Sen Family Office
SilverSea Asset Management
Singapore Institute of Technology
Singapore Management University
Spectrum Trimpex Pvt. Ltd
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd
The Great Eastern Life Assurance Company Limited
The Norinchukin Bank
The Police Mutual Aid Fund
Tockington Capital Management Pte. Ltd.
Toh Kian Chui Foundation
Top Tier Capital Partners
UNC Management Company
Unigestion Asia Pte Ltd
UOB Alternative Investment Management
Wilson Asset Management
YSS Capital Management
... and many others!
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Affirma Capital is the newly formed, independent emerging market private equity firm owned and operated by the long-standing senior leadership of Standard Chartered Private Equity. We manage over US$3.5 billion in assets for leading global limited partners and sovereign wealth funds.
Affirma Capital helps build and nurture national and regional champions by investing in companies backed by strong management teams and founders. Throughout the management teams’ 17-year history of investing in emerging markets, we have deployed over US$6 billion in 100 companies across Asia, Africa and the Middle East and have returned over US$5 billion in cash proceeds to our investors at highly attractive rates of return. Our senior leadership spent over 10 years working together at Standard Chartered Private Equity prior to founding Affirma Capital.
Our investment philosophy, focused on selective origination, disciplined deal structuring and intensive portfolio management, has helped us build a superior track record with realized returns at a significant premium to the MSCI Emerging markets index.
ShawKwei & Partners is one of the oldest independent private equity fund managers in Asia with offices in Hong Kong, Singapore and Shanghai.
ShawKwei has been investing in middle-market industrial and service companies operating across Asia for over 25 years. Our deep knowledge and experience enable us to understand the unique challenges faced by Asia companies competing in today’s global markets.
We take significant ownership stakes in our investments coupled with a disciplined and hands-on management of those investments. Our investment philosophy includes teamwork to build better businesses and achieve long-term success.
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.
Square Peg supports outstanding early stage tech founders across Australia, Israel and South East Asia. They are an experienced team who have invested over A$600m and who have deep alignment with founders and investors. The geographies they operate in have attractive tech thematics with Australia now having a virtuous tech cycle that is building momentum, Israel ranking top three in the world for innovation and South East Asia combining favourable demographics with an inflection point in tech growth. Importantly for its investors, Square Peg has delivered a strong track record of performance including three IPOs and four acquisitions of portfolio companies.
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 32 companies with 23 exits. Today, Unison manages JPY 70 billion (~$640 million) for Fund IV. In Korea, Unison Capital raised KRW 307 billion (~$280 million) for its debut fund and has 6 portfolio companies with 2 exits. Korea Fund II has recently held a final close at KRW 500 billion (~$450 million). To date, cumulative investment amounts are JPY 950 billion (~$8.5 billion) and KRW 340 billion (~$310 million) in enterprise value, respectively.
Unison’s Tokyo and Seoul office comprise 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.