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This comprehensive training course is designed for those wishing to increase their knowledge of the core fundamentals of private equity and venture capital. It represents an excellent introduction for beginners who are considering entering the profession. It is also an opportunity to refresh and upgrade the skills of existing professionals within the industry.

The modules are led by recognized and highly respected practitioners and experts with years of experience in deal-making, structuring, value-creation and exits. Instructors draw on real case studies so as to illustrate and share in a practical way the many lessons they have learnt over the years.

   *Topics include:
     September 25 (Fri) Early Stage Investment
     September 30 (Wed) Module 1: PE Basics
     September 30 (Wed) Module 2: The Investment Decision
     October 13 (Tue) Module 3: Transaction Documentation
     October 15 (Thu) Module 4: Post Investment
     October 16 (Fri) Case Studies: Pacific Coffee and CVC/HKBN
     October 26 (Mon) Module 5 :LP Universe, Fund Raising and Ecosystem 
of the Finance Industry
     Module 5: sponsored by   
Additional program information can be found here.
   CPT: 3 points per module and 1.5 points per case study

CPD will be accredited, subject to final approval from
The Law Society of Hong Kong


*The above information is subject to change until final confirmation.



HKVCA Members Event

Sponsored by:  ​ 

Date: October 9, 2015 (Fri)  
Time: 08:00 - 09:00
Venue:   Victoria Suite, Hong Kong Club, 1 Jackson Road, Central, Hong Kong (Room reserved under the name of Johnny Chan)
Fee: Full Members (Corporate): one free pass per company
*Note, free pass no shows will be charged full price
       Full Members (additional pass)/ Associate Members: HK$280
*An additional charge may apply to accommodate special dietary requests.


Sponsored by:       

This training session will be led by Blackpeak Group, an Asia-focused strategic advisory firm that has conducted over 750 IDD investigations. Whether your firm is looking for techniques to improve in-house due diligence competencies or simply to better understand the IDD process, this session will discuss:
  • The IDD process and what’s needed to get started
  • Getting the most out of in-house public records and desktop research
  • Key China and Hong Kong databases
  • Conducting field investigations and industry interviews
  • Case studies
Blackpeak speakers:
  • Jack Clode, Partner, Hong Kong
  • Sean Chen, Director, Beijing
  • Tom Pellman, Senior Associate, Beijing
  • Nancy Ma, Senior Associate, Shanghai
Date: November 16, 2015 (Mon)
Time: 12:30 - 14:00
The China Club, 14/F, Old Bank of China Building, 
Bank Street, Central, Hong Kong
Full Members (corporate): one free pass per company
*Note, free pass no shows will be charged full price
Full Members (additional pass)/Associate Members:
HK$450 per person

Non-members: HK$800 per person
*An additional charge may apply to accommodate special dietary requests.
CPT:  1 point
CPD: 1.5 points


Sponsored by:  



Date: November 23, 2015 (Mon)
Time:  18:30 - 20:30
Venue:         Hong Kong Club, 1 Jackson Road, Central, Hong Kong
(Room reserved and hosted by Marcus Thompson)
Fee: Early-bird rate (Deadline: 9 Oct 2015):
Full/Associate Members: HK$590 HK$680 per person
Non-members: HK$1080 HK$1200 per person
*Priority is given to HKVCA Members


9 months after Announcement 7 
Sharing of war stories and market responses by EY

Sponsored by:       

  • Highlights of new supplementary regulations to Announcement 7
  • Experience sharing on Announcement 7 reporting and tax filing
  • Discussion of how Announcement 7 impacts the transaction environment and practices
          David Chan, Head of Transaction Tax, Greater China, Ernst & Young 
Date: November 30, 2015 (Mon)
Time: 12:30 - 14:00
Ernst & Young, 22/F CITIC Tower, 1 Tim Mei Avenue, Central, Hong Kong
Full Members (corporate): one free pass per company
*Note, free pass no shows will be charged full price
Associate Members/ Full Members (additional pass): HK$200 per person
Non-member: HK$400 per person
CPT:  1.5 points




Sponsored by:


Date: December 10, 2015 (Thu)
Time: 18:00 - 20:00
Venue:        The China Club, 15/F, Old Bank of China, 1 Bank Street,
Central, Hong Kong
Fee: Full Member/Associate Member: HK$350 per person
Non-member: HK$700 per person
Priority is given to HKVCA Members




Date:   January 19, 2016 (Tue)     
Time: 18:30 - 21:30
Venue:     The Hong Kong Country Club,
188 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Deep Water Bay, Hong Kong
Cocktail Sponsor:

Highlights of Gala Dinner 2015





Platinum Sponsors:
Gold Sponsors:

                  HQ Capital logo W110
Sliver Sponsors: Lanyard Sponsor: 
Highlights of APEF2015

Early Bird Rate
· HKVCA members or Registrants of AFF HK$3,300 / US$425
· Non-Members HK$6,800 / US$875
Early Bird Special Package
For HKVCA members only
Asian Financial Forum + Asia Private Equity Forum
HK$7,600 / US$975


Early Bird / Special Package (* Payment deadline is October 31, 2015)

Free LP Passes
We have a limited number of free passes for Pension Funds, Fund of Funds, Endowments, Foundations, Family Offices, DFIs and Sovereign Wealth Funds (subject to verification and max. 2 passes per company). If you would like to apply, please email to apef@hkvca.com.hk.  


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HKVCA Supporting Events:

BVCA Summit 2015
8 October 2015
Private Equity in Emerging Markets Summit
27 October 2015
CPA Congress 2015
30 October 2015
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 China
The 28th Annual AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Forum
3-5 November 2015


New Members Welcome

Full Members

Invesco Real Estate      

Invesco Real Estate is a global real estate firm which has been providing investment management services to institutional investors since 1983, first in the US and then expanding into Europe and Asia-Pacific. It currently manages over US$62 billion of assets in both direct property and investments in real estate securities.  
Overseas Full Member
Capbridge Ptd Ltd

Capbridge is the global private capital platform connecting institutional investors to professionally led transactions in emerging growth companies. Investors on the platform can access opportunities in an efficient, tech-enabled environment, and invest directly on a “no-fee, no-carry” basis.
Associate Members
Bauhinia Capital Partners Ltd
Eze Castle Integration

Eze Castle Integration is the leading provider of IT solutions and private cloud services to more than 650 alternative investment firms worldwide. Since 1995, Eze Castle Integration has developed financial vertical-specific IT solutions including infrastructure design and management (both in our Eze Private Cloud and on premise), telecommunications, business continuity planning and disaster recovery, archiving, storage, and internet services. Eze Castle is headquartered in Boston and has offices in Chicago, Dallas, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York, San Francisco, Singapore and Stamford.  
Recent Events Report

HKVCA Luncheon Talk -
Regulatory Update:
Implementation of AIFMD

18 September 2015

An HKVCA Luncheon talk, titled "Regulatroy Update: Implemenation of AIFMD and FATCA", was held on 18th September. 2015 at the China Club. Mark Shipman, Partner at Clifford Chance, and Angelica Kwan, Partner of US Tax at PricewaterhouseCoopers, delievered the talk together, discussing the latest trends in AIFMD marketing and FATCA. With more than forty professionals attending, we would like to express our thanks to our exciting speakers and a special thanks to our sponsor, International Private Equity Market.              

HKVCA Members Breakfast Meeting
11 September 2015

Our monthly breakfast meeting, which continues to prove extremely popular, was held at the Hong Kong Club on September 11, 2015. With almost 70 people in attendance, we would like to express our appreciation to our HKVCA members for their continuing support and also to the many guests attendance. We would of course like to especially thank our sponsor, FTI Consulting, who made this great networking event possible.

Industry News

Hong Kong Broadband's PE backers make partial exit
24 September 2015

(AVCJ by Tim Burroughs) - CVC Capital Partners and its co-investors, AlpInvest Partners and GIC Private, have sold a 7.6% stake in Hong Kong Broadband (HKBN), the internet services provider they acquired in 2012 and took public in March.
The investors sold 76.3 million shares following the expiry of a six-month post-IPO lock-up period, HKBN said in a regulatory filing. Based on current market prices, the sake is worth approximately HK$679 million ($87.6 million), although it was likely sold at a small discount. HKBN's stock is currently trading at around HK$8.90, having jumped 6.4% on September 23.

View full article here


HKSTP and Chrysalix Energy Venture Capital seal partnership to nurture clean technology and new energy innovation in China
21 September 2015

(Press Release) - The Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (“HKSTP”) and Chrysalix Energy Venture Capital (“Chrysalix”), one of the longest standing and most active sustainable innovation and alternative energy venture capital firms, today announced a new partnership under the Hong Kong Science Park Venture Capital Partnership Programme (“HKSTP VC Partnership Programme”).
The HKSTP VC Partnership Programme is a platform run by HKSTP, the leading and largest technology incubator in Hong Kong, to connect high potential technology start-ups and SMEs with prospective venture capital funds from around the world. Currently HKSTP VC Partnership Programme has 30 leading VC partners. Throughout the years, HKSTP has orchestrated more than 172 successful match-up cases involving more than US$142 million investment. By joining the Programme, Chrysalix will help fuel the development of the booming green technology sector in Hong Kong.      

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Warner Bros., China Media Capital Unveil Join Venture to Product Chinese-Language Tentpoles         
20 September 2015

(The Hollywood Reporter by Patrick Brzeski) - Headquartered in Hong Kong, with offices in Los Angeles and Beijing, the new Flagship Entertainment Group Ltd. will produce a slate of movies for global distribution, with the first titles released as soon as 2016.
Ahead of Chinese president Xi Jingping's visit to the United States this week, Warner Bros. announced a major agreement Sunday with China Media Capital (CMC), a giant investment fund backed by the Chinese government, to form a joint venture, Flagship Entertainment Group Limited. The new entity will develop, distribute and produce a slate of Chinese-language films, including global tent poles, for distribution in China and around the world. The first titles from the imprint could be released as soon as 2016.

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ADV Partners closes dubut fund at $545m          
18 September 2015

(PEI by Victoria Robson) - Hong Kong-based ADV Partners has closed its debut fund at $545 million, above its target of $500 million.
Investors in ADV Opportunities Fund I include Hong Kong-based Asia Alternatives Management, as well as a sovereign wealth fund, a superannuation fund, US state pension schemes, fund of funds, endowments and family offices, the firm said.
It is already about 30 percent invested, targeting mid-market opportunities across sectors with a focus on China and India and looking opportunistically at South East Asia and developed markets in Asia and Australasia. Its typical investment size is $25 million to $75 million.

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