Nomination of Executive Committee 2009-2010
  1. Only Full members are eligible to be elected to the Executive Committee.
  2. Only Full members are eligible to vote.
  3. Each nomination requires support from two Full members.
  4. Deadline for the return of the nomination form is 10 June 2009.

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The Private Equity International Forum: Asia 2009
Date: 28 – 29 April 2009
Venue: Four Seasons Hotel, Hong Kong
Organizer: PEI Media Ltd

“Redefining the asset class”

PEI’s fourth annual private equity meeting will once again bring you the most relevant agenda topics, influential speakers and valuable networking opportunities.

With an agenda that addresses key issues confronting the industry today, you will hear from a select group of senior executives who have contributed to the evolution of the asset class in the region.

Be a part of the only Asian private equity forum that focuses on what is happening across the region – register today.

Members of HKVCA are entitled to a 10% discount on registration. Please contact Sam Wong for further information:

Sam Wong:
T (852) 2845 6100 | E

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Hong Kong Investment and Financing Roadshow in Hefei
Date: 26 – 27 April 2009
Place: Hefei, China
Organizer: Hong Kong Productivity Council

Hong Kong Productivity Council will organize captioned roadshow to Hefei from 26-28 Apr 09. The roadshow will include half day forum, half day meeting and half day companies visit for HK participants who are interested on investment and explore business opportunities in Hefei.

For more details or registration, please click here.
For queries, please contact Angela Yu at Tel: (852) 2788 5904 or Email:

China Venture Capital & Private Equity New York Forum 2009
Date: April 28th, 2009
Venue: The Westin New York at Times Square, New York

China remains one of the most attractive markets for venture capital and private equity in the world. While the US market is contracting, economists predict China's economic engine will continue to drive annual GDP growth rates of 7-10%. After a decade of building a strong VC/PE infrastructure, seasoned investment managers are poised and ready to capitalize on this continued growth. If you are considering entering this attractive market or whether you are a current investor, the China Venture Capital & Private Equity Forum is specifically designed for you.

By attending this event, you can take advantage of a knowledgeable and cost-effective networking resource; meet more than 100 senior investors/industry titans (LPs and GPs) from both the US and China; and will have immediate access to their expert opinions on how to best navigate opportunities in this emerging market.
HKVCA members will receive a special price of US$508. To register click here. When you register, please select "Partners" to receive the special rate.

The 11th (2009) China Venture Capital & Private Equity Forum
Date: June 5 – 6, 2009
Venue: Wuzhou National Guest House
Organizer: China Venture Capital Research Institute
Fee: HKVCA members can enjoy 50% discount off on registration

The 11th (2009) China Venture Capital & Private Equity Forum (2009CVCF) will be held in Shenzhen, China on June 5-6th, 2009. It is the top VC&PE forum organized by top central government officials and business elites in China. More than 600 global investors (LPs, PE & VC investors, Institutional investors, and investment bankers) and 1000 outstanding fund-seeking entrepreneurs will attend this year. There are direct match-makings between LPs and VC/PEs as well as between VC/PEs and excellent fund-seeking entrepreneurs. It is a channel to understand China's VC&PE environment and policy, a platform between international investors and Chinese enterprises, and a bridge for cooperation and communication of international and China VC&PE industry. Whether you are a PE/VC investor, a service provider to PE/VCs or an entrepreneur hoping to acquire PE/VC investments, CVCF 2009 is the event you won't want to miss.

HKVCA members can enjoy 50% discount off on registration.
For more details of the event, please visit our website:
For enquiries, please contact Cherry Mok at Tel: 852-2766 4264, Fax: 852-2764 2340 or Email:


Flow Drinks Oy is a developer of scientific based nutrition and drink concepts for specific market segments.
It has strong R&D resources in Finland, which consists of highly respected nutritional scientists and sport physicians.
The Company's main product is Feather Flow™, a unique drink concept for the golf market with patents pending in over 30 countries. Feather Flow™ is superior to all alternatives on the market, including water, sport drinks, energy drinks, and soft drinks.
It has been successfully branded and sold on the Finnish market for over 2 years and 77 % of the golf clubs sell Feather Flow™, stating that the drink clearly fulfills an unsatisfied need. The feedback from both professional golfers and amateurs has been very positive. A lot of statements are available.

Globally there are more than 1 billion rounds of golf played each year, making this a huge niche market with highly undeveloped product selection and a very attractive clientele where a strong international brand can be established.
The golf drink brand carries also huge potential for brand extensions. Flow Endurance, a nutrition concept for more physical sports was launched in 2007 and a safe sports drink for diabetics is now being developed.
Flow Drinks is looking to raise USD 5 million from 1- 5 VC's and / or private investors, in order to build up the sales and distribution in APAC.

For further information please contact:
Ture Nyholm

First China Partners Ltd
Mr. Willie Kung
Mr. Anderson Lun

First China Partners was spun off from Polaris Capital. Polaris Capital (formerly known as GC Capital) was established by a number of Asian investment banking veterans in early 2000 as a new innovative investment bank. With offices in Hong Kong, China and Taiwan, Polaris Capital is focused on offering value added investment banking services to companies in Greater China. Majority of Polaris Capital's Greater China professionals have had prior experience with U.S. and European bulge bracket investment banks.

Nomura International (HK) Ltd
Mr. Yosuke Kogure

Nomura leads the Japanese securities market and have established ourselves as a truly international global finance house. Nomura was the first Japanese securities company to establish an overseas office in 1927. Realising that the financial community was rapidly becoming a global one, Nomura restructured its business in 2004 to anticipate the changes that have happened, are happening and will continue to happen. Today, its services are orchestrated from four main centres of the world: Japan, Hong Kong, London and New York with a web of offices in 30 countries to ensure clients are offered a seamless service.

Mr. Joseph Lai
Mr. Yoshi Matsuzawa

OCBC Bank is Singapore's longest established local bank, with a rich heritage that can be traced as far back as 1912. Today, OCBC is one of Asia's leading financial services groups, with group assets of S$181 billion. OCBC is also one of the largest financial institutions in the combined Singapore-Malaysia market in terms of assets. Its full spectrum of specialist financial services solutions is delivered through an extensive global network. OCBC has a network of more than 480 branches and representative offices in 15 countries and territories.

Cinven HK Ltd
Mr. Joseph Wan
Mr. Richard Cheung

Cinven is a leading international buyout firm. It acquires companies valued at €500 million and above that requires an equity investment by our funds of €100 million or more. Cinven focus on six sectors on an international basis: Business Services; Consumer; Financial Services; Healthcare; Industrials; and TMT. Cinven has offices in London, Paris, Frankfurt, Milan and Hong Kong. Wherever they are based, Cinven’s people work together as one team. Cinven acquires successful, high-quality companies. It works closely with them to help them grow and develop, using our proven value creation strategies.

Albourne Partners (Asia) Ltd
Mr. Richard Johnston
Mr. Paul Liu

Albourne is a consultant, advising hedge fund and private equity investors for a fixed fee per month. This advice includes Due Diligence, Manager Selection, Strategy Timing, Portfolio Construction and Risk Management. Albourne works for many of the world's most prestigious hedge fund and private equity investors including Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, Hermes Investment Management Limited, The Teacher Retirement System of Texas, The Regents of the University of California, and University of Texas Investment Management Company (UTIMCO).

Harney Westwood & Riegels
Mr. Michael Gagie
Mr. Paul Lau

Harney Westwood & Riegels is a leading international offshore law firm. Through its global network of offices and affiliates, Harney provides the world’s top law firms, financial institutions and corporations with legal services relating to British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands and Cyprus law. Harneys’ associated corporate and private wealth services business, Harneys Services, delivers a full complement of company, trust, and fund formation and administration services in the British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands.

Hogan & Hartson LLP
Mr. Heung-Wing Anthony Chan
Mr. Hongwei Yu

With more than 1,100 lawyers practicing in 27 offices worldwide, Hogan & Hartson works seamlessly across multiple practices and offices to provide our clients with exceptional service and creative advice. Working at the intersection of business and government, both domestically and internationally, Hogan & Hartson helps its clients structure and complete their projects and transactions; vigorously represent their interests in all kinds of complex litigation, arbitration, and dispute resolution; guides them and their businesses through the maze of government regulation; and secure, protect, and defend their intellectual property.

Mr. Dickson Leung

As a China-focused accounting and financial advisory firm, LehmanBrown operates dedicated offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Tianjin, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Macau, London (Sales) and Mongolia and manages an extensive affiliate network providing service throughout China. Combining years of international expertise with practical China experience and knowledge, LehmanBrown offers expert advice and support to both local and international clients.

HKVCA Private Equity Fundamentals Course 2009
February – March 2009

The HKVCA Private Equity Fundamentals Course concluded on March 19. It was well received by the participants. This comprehensive course was designed for those wishing to increase their knowledge of core fundamentals of private equity and venture capital. The modules were led by highly experienced top-tier industry practitioners and experts engaged in years of deal-making, structuring, value-creation in companies and exits. The course first opened registration in January and was quickly filled. Due to the unexpected demand, the Association decided to re-run the course again in March, which was fully-booked again! We acknowledge with thanks the valuable time and efforts of all the instructors who have made this course a great success.

HKVCA Networking Luncheon
12 March 2009

HKVCA was fortunate to have invited Mr. Kenneth Wong, faculty member at Queen's School of Business in Canada to share his views on "Why Canada matters to China and to the world", investments in Canada's natural resources and the future relationship of Canada with China. The audience found the luncheon talk in China Club interesting with a fresh perspective.

HKVCA Member Monthly Breakfast Meeting
2 March 2009

The HKVCA Member Monthly Breakfast is held on the first Monday of each month. It provides an opportunity for our members to network and to meet our Executive Committee. On March 2, the breakfast was attended by 30 at the Hong Kong Club. The next breakfast will be on April 6.

HKVCA Speakers

HKVCA gets regular requests from various trade bodies and associations for speaker roles.  Would you like to get involved and speak on behalf of HKVCA and promote our association and industry?  Please contact Savio Tang at Tel: (852) 2845 6100 or to enroll on our speakers list.

Hong Kong Venture Capital and Private Equity Association
Tel: (852) 2845 6100
Fax: (852) 2537 0086