6.00pm: Registration (Served with champagne)

6.30pm: Tutored tasting starts with 3 reds and 3 whites

These are Superb wines for you to try

1998 Ch. Ducru Beaucaillou, St. Julien, 2eme Cru
2000 Almaviva, Rothschild & Concha Y Toro, Maipo Valley

1998 Gevrey-Chambertin, Domaine L. Boillot
New Zealand
2001 Mount Edward Pinot Noir, Central Otago

2001 St. Joseph, Clos de Cuminaille, P. Gaillard
2002 Juveniles, Torbreck Vintners, Barossa Valley

7.15pm: Presentation on "Wine as an Investment"

7.30pm: Wine will be served

( Canapes will be served )



Linda Tsao Yang
Chair, Asian Corporate Governance Association

Linda Tsao Yang was the United States Ambassador and Executive Director to the Asian Development Bank in Manila from 1993 to 1999. She was the first woman Executive Director appointed by the United States government to the board of a multilateral development bank and the first Executive Director appointed by President Clinton and confirmed by the United States Senate.

Ambassador Yang chairs the Asian Corporate Governance Association based in Hong Kong, a non-profit membership organization dedicated to helping Asian corporations improve their governance practices. She is on the board of the Pacific Pension Institute, The Center for Asia Pacific Policy, RAND Corporation, The Asia Foundation and The Committee of 100, a national Chinese-American organizaton. Ambassador Yang serves as an independent non-executive director on the board of The Bank of China (Hong Kong) and is a member of its audit committee. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and The Trusteeship for Betterment of Women in Los Angeles.

Date: November 24, 2004 (Wednesday)

The China Club
14th Floor, Old Bank of China,
Bank Street, Central, Hong Kong

Cocktails 12:15 p.m.
Lunch 12:40 p.m.
Talk 1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Please complete the attached reservation form and fax to (852) 2526 2713. Reservations must be followed by payment of check.
2) Please consider your registration confirmed unless you are notified otherwise. Name badge can be collected on the day of the program.
3) Please note that no-shows will be charged. Cancellations cannot be accepted less than 2 working days before the event.
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Full Member

Wisdom Capital Group Ltd
Representative: Mr. Artie W. Ng

Wisdom Capital Group (WCG) is a venture investment management and advisory company for sustainable and high-growth ventures in the Greater China region. They actively advises ventures during their growth and expansion through monitoring key performance indicators and providing consultancy that enhances financing solutions for their growth and development. WCG also engages with corporate and institutional investors in exploration of well-structured direct investment opportunities in the region.

Associate Member

Barlow Lyde & Gilbert
Representative: Mr. Stephen David Wozencroft

Barlow Lyde & Gilbert is a leading international law practice with offices in the City of London, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Singapore. The firm, comprising over 200 lawyers, provides a full range of legal services to its corporate, institutional and government clients.
The firm's reputation is founded on its pre-eminence in commercial litigation and insurance. It has unrivalled expertise in professional indemnity and reinsurance. The traditional range of M&A, banking and corporate finance services is provided by a specialist team.
Drawing on its recognised strengths, the firm is able to offer its clients an exceptional range of services and a unique perspective.

Open Fortune Community (H.K.) Ltd
Representative: Mr. Chris Wong

OFC focus on the FMCG market of personal care health products and has businesses in Retail, Branding, Overseas marketing and Logistics & product supply chain.




Organised by: HellerEhrman Attorneys
This panel discussion will cover topics ranging from the business, practical and legal issues related to investments in private PRC companies and exit strategies.

Date: 11 November 2004
Venue: The Conrad Hotel, Hennessy Room, Level 7
Time: Registration-Noon, Lunch and Panel Discussion-12.30pm-2.00pm
Admission: HK$400.

For registration and enquiries, please call Ms. Dawning Lai at Tel. 2292.2005.




Date: 20-21 November 2004
Registration: RMB 3800

For further details, please visit www.worldcn.com


Hong Kong Mission to Shantou and Meizhou

Organized by Hong Kong Trade Development Council

Date: 1-3 December 2004

Participation fee: HK$ 6,000(inclusive hotel/air ticket/ground transportation)

The delegation will be led by Mr. Donald Tsang, Chief Secretary of the HKSAR and comprise members of local business figures and government representatives including Mr. John Tsang, Secretary of Commerce, Industry and Technology. The mission programme will include meetings with key municipal government officials, visits to infrastructural facilities and factories, seminars as well as networking functions with the local official and business communities

For further details, please contact Fred Lam or Lisa Goh at tel. 2584 4420


Digital21 Strategy Workshop

Organized by the "IT Matters for Hong Kong" campaign

Date: Saturday 4 December 2004
Time: 09.00 – 15.30
Venue: City University, Kowloon Tong

For Furthwe information, please contact Rachel Wong at rachel.wong@hkitf.org.hk


China Venture Capital Annual Forum 2004

"1998-2004, China Venture Capital Seven Year's Review: Gains or Pains?"

Date: Dec.16-17, 2004
Place: Tianlun Dynasty Hotel, Beijing, China

For more information, please visit http://www.zero2ipo.com.cn/cvcf/en/


Asian Private Equity Forum

Dec 14-15, 2004
Pan Pacific Hotel – San Francisco, CA

For more information, please visit: www.srinstitute.com/cx536


Toko Medicare Products Development Company

Nature Business: Medical Instrument & Drugs for Asthma Patients Worldwide

Funds Required: US$6 million

Project Details:
Manufacture newly invented medical instrument – the Handheld Compressor Nebulizer with fit in medication box as medication supply unit, the instrument sell with asthma drugs packed in medication box from contracted suppliers. Within 3 years of launching in China, USA, Europe 3 major markets, target sales is 500,000 units/year, profit estimate US$20 million/year. Asthma drugs sales expected profit US$36 million/year. After China and Hong Kong Patents obtained previously on the invention, US 20 years patents has recently obtained(Sept. 2003). The Innovation and Technology Commission offered to display the invention on their website www.ipsc.org.hk since 15th Jan, 2004. (Detailed business plan available on request.)

Contact Details:
Tony Kong
Manager, Toko Medicare Products Development Company.
Rm. 1409, Block B, 14/F, Hang Cheong Fty. Bldg., 1 Wing Ming St., Cheung Sha Wan, Hong Kong
Tel : 2328 6980
Fax : 2328 6914
Email : toko@netvigator.com


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