China Summit

In the last few years, we have seen a boom in the domestic private equity/venture capital industry in China, followed by a sharp decline in 2012, in terms of the amount of funds raised, investments and divestments. Is the downturn cyclical, or are we seeing structural changes in the industry? How do PE/VC firms position themselves amid the changes?

Closer to Hong Kong, Qianhai is being developed as an experimental zone to spearhead financial reform, particularly in cross-border capital flows. A set of provisional measures on the establishment of private equity investment enterprises involving foreign capital has been promulgated. How do practitioners in Hong Kong take advantage of the Qianhai opportunity?



Some of the confirmed speakers:

    • Keynote Speaker: Dr. Linbo He,
      Managing Director &
    • Head of Private Equity Investment Department,
      China Investment Corporation
  • André Loesekrug-Pietri, Chairman & Managing Partner, A Capital
  • Alvin Ho, Managing Director, Chepstow Capital
  • Conrad Tsang, Managing Director, Baring Private Equity Asia
  • Chris Leahy, Co-founder, Blackpeak Group
  • Lawrence Chu, Managing Director, BlackPine Private Equity
  • Sean Lu, Managing Director, Carlyle Group
  • Barry Chan,
    Executive Director of Investment Banking Department,
  • China International Capital Corporation
  • Alvin Li,Managing Director – Direct Investment,
  • CCB International Asset Management
  • Jacob Chiu, Partner, FLAG Squadron Asia
  • Margaret Shao, Managing Partner, Fortune Venture Capital
  • William Shen, Senior Partner, Head of Greater China, Headland Capital
  • Zhongyi Zhao, Founding Partner, Jiuding Capital
  • Denis Tse, Head of Private Investment - Asia,
    Lockheed Martin Investment Management
  • Doug Coulter, Head of Asia, LGT Group
  • Thomas Chou, Partner and Co-Chair of the Asia Pacific Private Equity Practice
  • Steve Wang, Managing Director, MUS Roosevelt Capital Partners
  • Wei Chen, Chairman & Founding Partner, Oriental Fortune Capital
  • Marvin Lai, Managing Partner, iTM Ventures c/o Burgeon Group Consulting
  • Jie Lian, Partner, Primavera Capital
  • Representative from Qianhai Authority
  • Lorna Chen, Partner, Shearman & Sterling
  • Chris Burch, Shenzhen Capital Group
  • Yang Diao, Managing Director, J.P.Morgan
  • Shirley Xie, PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Joseph Chee, Co-Head of Global Capital Market for Asia, UBS AG
  • Yu Huang, President, Shenzhen GTJA Investment Group

Topics include:

  • PE Investment out of Sovereign Wealth Fund's Perspective
  • 从主权财富基金角度看私募股权投资
  • The perspectives of Offshore Managers 离岸基金经理的观点
  • The perspectives of Domestic Managers 本土基金经理的观点
  • Capital Markets Development 资本市场发展
  • How Qianhai will be developed and how Qianhai & Hong Kong
  • could do together 前海发展展望,香港与前海的合作前景
  • Ongoing Changes and Flux in Regulatory Regime 法规环境的更新  
  • Chinese Overseas Investments– Partnering with Private Equity
    放眼海外 – 联手私募股权投资
  • A Case Study of Venture Capital in China / Consumer Offline vs. Online
  • 中国创业投资案例分析/离线与在线消费者

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HKVCA Members are invited to join the next breakfast meeting to networking and information share.

 April 12, 2013 (Friday) FULL
 May 3, 2013 (Friday) Sponsor:
 June 7, 2013 (Friday)

Time: 8:00 - 9:00am

Venue: Hong Kong Club

Full Members: Free of Charge 
Seats are limited and for members only

Wine Tasting


Coller Institute of Private Equity
at London Business School

Cordially invite you to attend this evening discussion:


The event will convene the following esteemed academics:

Professor Francesca Cornelli,
Professor of Finance and Academic Director of the Coller Institute of Private Equity
Professor Andrew Scott, Professor of Economics and Deputy Dean of London Business School

The discussion will elaborate on the current economic environment and on current trends of the private equity industry in Europe, focusing on topics especially relevant for Asia

Date: Thursday 18th April 2013
Venue: Conference Room of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing(HKEx), 1/F, One Exchange Square, Hong Kong

18:30 Registration
19:00 Start of the evening discussion
20.15 Networking reception

RSVP: HKVCA members only event.
To RSVP to this invitation please click here. (
For any event queries please contact Nicole Hergarten-Tucker, ED of the
Coller Institute, at, or Karyn Wild, Event Manager, at +44 (0)20 7000 7103.



Security in the Cyber Age:
Opportunities and Challenges

Lunch with Lt. General Kenneth Minihan
Managing Director, Paladin Capital Group

The event is co-hosted by
Hong Kong Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (HKVCA)

Event Format: Lunch and discussion
Date: Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013
Time: 12:45pm
Venue: The Dynasty Club, South West Tower, Convention Plaza, 1 Harbour Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Cost: HK$550 per person

Cyberspace is the lifeblood of today’s commerce and modern societies. It is made possible by interdependent networks of information technology and critical infrastructure such as the Internet, telecommunications networks, and computer systems. The globalization and ubiquitous nature of cyberspace creates vulnerabilities, from individuals to national security concerns, as private and public sectors are equally dependent on such networks to operate.

Can businesses deploy cutting-edge technologies and processes to defend against, cope with, and recover from cyber attacks? What are the lessons from the most recent attacks against target-rich businesses such as financial institutions and oil companies?

Please join Lt. General Kenneth Minihan for a lively discussion on the opportunities and challenges of Security in the Cyber Age.

For more information, please click here.

Registration required
Please email to secure your spot.




HKVCA Membership Notice
Wine Tasting


HK-GD Cloud Industry Collaboration Forum

Date: 16 April 2013, 09:00 - 17:00
Venue: Auditorium, Central Government Offices, 2 Tim Mei Avenue, Tamar, Hong Kong

You may find from the below link for more background information about the event
HK-GD Cloud Industry Collaboration Forum Link
For Enquiry: +852 3182 6722 Ms. Cendy Li Email:


AVPN Annual Conference 2013

Date: 9 – 10 May 2013
Venue: Singapore Management University, Singapore
Tickets SGD300 (Early Bird tickets before 14 March 2013)/ SGD500 (Standard non-member tickets)

For information on the full programme, confirmed speaker bios and to register for the conference, please visit:


LP-GP Forum: Mid-Market Private Equity

Date: 23 May 2013
Location: London
Organiser: AltAssets
Registration: Bonus 20% discount for HKVCA Members

HKVCA Members are entitled to a 20% discount.
Please more information.
To claim your discount, please call +44 (0)207 749 1280 or
by e-mail

AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Forum – China 2013

The longest running and highly regarded PE event in the region

Date: 30-31 May, 2013 09:00 - 17:00
Venue: Park Hyatt Beijing
Organiser: AVCJ (Asian Venture Capital Journal)
Registration: Bonus 10% discount for HKVCA Members

Over 250 of Asia’s leading private equity professionals will have the unrivalled opportunity to hear honest dialogue about this complex and compelling market from the leading GPs on the ground, as well as from some of the biggest domestic and international institutional investors. Charles R. Kaye, Co-President at Warburg Pincus is confirmed to deliver a keynote speech at the Forum. Don’t miss hearing Charles R. Kaye in a rare conference appearance in China.

HKVCA Members enjoy bonus 10% discount.
Please visit for more information.

For enquiry, please call (852) 3411 4906 or by e-mail:


12 April 2013
Members Breakfast Meeting
15 April 2013
HKVCA 10th Wine Tasting Event
30 April 2013
Masterclass - Best Practice Board Governance in Asia / How to run an effective Board / Key responsibility in HK
3 May 2013
Members Breakfast Meeting
6 May 2013
Brownbag Lunch - Playing to the Rules: Avoiding the pitfalls of private investments in public markets
9 May 2013
HKVCA Young Professionals Bimonthly Mixer
3 June 2013
Brown Bag Lunch Talk – Strategies to target European investors – Benefits of using Luxembourg investment funds
11 June 2013
HKVCA 12th China Private Equity Summit
14 June 2013
HKVCA 26th Annual General Meeting

HKVCA well represented on
new FSDC

In June 2012 incoming Chief Executive of the Hong Kong SAR, C Y Leung, proposed the creation of a Financial Services Development Council (FSDC). The Council was confirmed by the city’s financial secretary John Tsang in the 2013-14 Budget in late February and was identified as a “high-level, cross-sector advisory body, to offer views and suggestions to the Government on developing and promoting our financial services industry as well as reinforcing our position as an international financial centre”.

Chaired by HSBC’s non-executive deputy chairman Laura Cha, the FSDC has 21 members including Qin Xiao, former President of China International Trust and Investment Corporation, and Levin Zhu, son of former Chinese Premier Zhu Rongji and CEO of China International Capital Corporation.

In an announcement on 5 April, a further 34 non-official members and two ex-official members were appointed for a two-year term to serve five committees established under the FSDC: financial development research; Mainland opportunities; new business; market development; and human capital.

The HKVCA is pleased to report that our organisation is well-represented on these committees. Vice Chairman John Levack will sit on the new business committee with HKVCA Technical Committee member Florence Yip of PricewaterhouseCoopers. Also sitting on the new business committee are Mark McCombe, Asia Pacific Chairman of BlackRock Inc, and Christophe Lee, CFO of OrbusNeich and former chairman of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA Hong Kong).

Clifford Chance partner Mark Shipman, also a member of the HKVCA's Technical Committee, has been appointed to the FSDC’s financial development research committee.

First Global Investor Forum on Climate Change
Any members who are interested in showcasing their funds or services to participants at the First Global Investor Forum on Climate Change at the Four Seasons Hotel, Hong Kong on 13-14th June should get in touch with Juliette Brederode who will liaise with ASRIA and the organisers. Attendees at the Forum will include global investors, together with leading asset owners and institutional investors from across Asia including pension and sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies, emerging market banks, family offices and foundations.


Full Members

Navis Capital Partners (Hong Kong)
Represented by
Mr. Bruno Seghin, Partner

Associate Members
Credit Suisse (Hong Kong)
Represented by
Mr. Dan Synk, Director
Credit Suisse AG is one of the world's leading financial services providers and is part of the Credit Suisse group of companies. As an integrated bank, Credit Suisse is able to offer clients its expertise in the areas of private banking, investment banking and asset management from a single source.

Resources Global Professionals (HK)
Represented by
Thomas Chu, Regional Managing Director
Resources Global Professionals (“RGP”) is a publicly-traded US-based professional services firm with a market cap exceeding 500 million and a heritage from a Big4. Our clients range from multinational to local companies across industries. RGP has 3,000 Consultants in 80+ offices worldwide excelling in finance & accounting, information management, risk & compliance, human capital, legal services and supply chain management.


HKVCA 10th Annual Golf Day
22 March, 2013

The annual HKVCA Golf Day was a tremendous success with 62 avid golfers teeing off under brilliant blue skies. After completing their rounds the attendees were treated to a networking lunch, one of the highlights of which was a raffle and auction that added to the all-around levity of the day. We would like to express our thanks to our sponsors, namely our Gold Sponsors Ernst and Young, Lexington Partners, Milbank and UBS; our Breakfast Sponsor, SEAVI Advent Ocean Private Equity; and Aon, our Lunch Sponsor. We would also like to thank the Golf Committee and those who were part of the team that contributed to the success of this most popular event.

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