Date: October 22, 2010 (Friday)

Time: 12:30 – 2:00 pm

Venue: The China Club,
14/F Old Bank of China,
1 Bank Street, Central, Hong Kong

Why invest in private assets classes?
Rationale and long-term returns
Recent trends in private investing
What has changed post global financial crisis?
Lessons learned
What is the role of private asset classes in the portfolio?
The spectrum of private strategies
Return and other objectives
Role of real assets
Investment philosophy and strategy
Determining target allocation, investment pace and commitment sizing
Importance of diversification, by vintage year, geography, etc.
Role of secondaries
Implementation: opportunities and challenges
Key success factors
Track records in Asia
Alignment of LP/GP interest

Speaker: Anouk van der Boor
Managing Director
Cambridge Associates Asia


Date: October 28, 2010 (Thursday)  

Time: 3:00 – 5:00 pm

Venue: HKIS Learning Centre
8/F Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong

CPT points: 2


Part 1 - Update on fund regulation in Europe and United States - and the consequences for Private Equity Funds in Asia!
Both the European Commission and the United States Congress are issuing more stringent compliance rules and regulations for the fund industry. We will briefly discuss the consequences of these new rules for the Asian Private Equity funds.

Part 2 - How to best structure your acquisition further to the tax changes in China and India?
In this part, the speakers will briefly outline the opportunities to lower tax costs so to increase the fund's return by setting up intermediate holding companies. The countries which are typically considered as intermediate holding jurisdictions will be presented from a tax and practical perspective. Further, local developments (China, India etc.) which may limit the benefits of offshore holding structures will be discussed.

Panel discussion: Case studies for investments into China, India, Japan

Speakers: Nigel Hobler, Principal, KPMG
Miriam Keusen, Senior Manager, Tax, KPMG
Diederik Werdmölder, Regional Director, Business Development Asia, ATC Hong Kong
Brian M. McDaniel, Partner, Goodwin Procter LLP

SFC: Licensed individuals may claim CPT points on the courses taken which their employers consider those courses as relevant to the functions to be performed by them.


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

 October 4
 November 1
 December 6

Time: 8:00 - 9:00am

Venue: The Hong Kong Club

Seats are limited and registration is on first-come-first-serve basis.

For enquiry, please call (852) 2845 6100.

The Hong Kong Business Angel Network ("HKBAN"), a network established by the founding members HKVCA, Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks and the technology transfer offices of the major universities in Hong Kong.  HKBAN is a platform for angels and entrepreneurs to facilitate the funding and development of young businesses.

The next pitching session is scheduled in mid September 2010. HKVCA is now soliciting the registration of angels who invest in seed and early stage opportunities raising up to HK$5,000,000. Please recommend colleagues, friends and investment partners who may be appropriate as angel investors.

For registration, please send the completed form to Sam Wong at or Tel: 2845 6100.


HK's Double Treaty Network
To remain as an international financial and commercial centre, it has become important for HK to promote its transparency in tax administration and become a double tax treaty network jurisdiction in the international community. HK government is now committed to entering into more comprehensive double taxation agreement ("CDTAs") with other major trade and investment countries.

OTHER EVENT Co-organized by HKVCA

SME Equity Financing Forum of the 7th CISMEF

Date: September 16, 2010
Time: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Venue: Marriot China Hotel, Guangzhou
Language: Mandarin only
Organizer: The Bureau of China International SME Fair, Guangdong Provincial Government
Registration: Free of charge (pre-register)

Authorized by the State Council, the 7th China International Small and Medium Enterprises Fair (CISMEF), jointly organized by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the National Development and Reform Commission, Guangdong Provincial Government, will be held on September 15th -18th, 2010. Approximate 4000 enterprises home and abroad will attend the largest SMEs fair in China which will generate more than 200,000 visits altogether.

The SMEs Equity Financing Forum and Business Matching session will be held on the 2nd of the Fair for the purpose of supporting innovative development of SMEs, as well as providing opportunities for equity investors to intensively communicate with industry elites and find the promising project. Leaders of potential listed enterprises from 21 cities in Guangdong Province as well as from other 30 provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities in China, representatives of outstanding SMEs and China leading investing and financing institutes will be invited to seek common development plan in the forum.

For more details, please visit here. Please register first by filling the Application Form.


Oxford Private Equity Programme in China

Date: September 16-19, 2010
Time: All day event
Venue: Guanghua School of Management, Beijing
Language: Mandarin
Organizer: Oxford University's Said Business School
Registration: 20% discount for HKVCA members

Oxford University's Said Business School will deliver its leading executive development programme on Private Equity in Beijing on September 16-19. The programme provides a thorough understanding of private equity structures and transactions, the growth of the sector across Asia and its implications for Chinese companies. The Oxford-Peking programme will be delivered in partnership with Guanghua School of Management, Peking University. It will be led by Oxford Professor Tim Jenkinson, with guest sessions by practitioners including Conrad Tsang, Chairman of PRC Committee of HKVCA.

HKVCA members receive a 20% discount, to qualify please contact for an application form and brochure quoting reference 'HKVCA'. For more details, pls visit here.

2010 MAPECT Cross-strait M&A and Private Equity Summit

Date: September 20, 2010
Venue: Shangri-La Far Eastern Plaza Hotel Taipei
Language: Mandarin
Organizer: Taiwan M&A and Private Equity Council
Registration: 20% discount for HKVCA members

Taiwan M&A and Private Equity Council is going to hold the "2010 MAPECT Cross-Strait M&A and Private Equity Summit” which focus on Cross-Strait M&A and PE industries on September 20, 2010 in Taipei. 

HKVCA will receive 20% discount on registration. For more details or registration, please visit here.

2010 Shanghai International Private Equity Forum

Date: September 21, 2010
Time: 8:30 am – 8:00 pm
Venue: Westin Hotel, Shanghai
Language: Mandarin, English
Organizer: SHPEA
Registration: 20% discount for HKVCA members

The "2010 Shanghai International Private Equity Forum"(SIPEF) will be held on the 21st of September 2010, in the Westin Hotel, Shanghai which is co-sponsored by the Shanghai International Private Equity Association, CEIBS Lujiazui International Finance Research Center, Shanghai Huangpu District People's Government and Asian Venture Capital Journal Group (AVCJ). The topic of this forum is "China's Economic Transformation and Private Equity Investments". The aim of the forum is to provide high level dialogues and exchanges with in-depth discussion in the forefront of the Chinese equity investment industry.

Should you need more details, please contact Ms. Grace Zhou at email:

Drucker 100 Management Forum II

Date: October 15, 2010
Venue: Jockey Club Auditorium, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Language: Cantonese
Organizer: Peter F. Drucker Academy
Registration: 20% discount for the first 10 HKVCA members

"Non-profit institutions themselves know that they need management all the more because they do not have a conventional "bottom line", said Peter F. Drucker, the father of modern management."

Peter F. Drucker Academy is devoted to making Peter Drucker’s Legacy available, to non-profit as well as to for-profit organizations.

Drucker 100 Management Forum II will take place on October 15, 2010 at the Jockey Club Auditorium of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. The Theme of this Forum is Leadership in Transforming Society – the Challenge of the Non-Profit Institutions.

For enquiry, please visit

The China Mega-Forum for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Date: October 25-26, 2010
Time: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Venue: Shangri La's Kerry Centre, Beijing
Language: Mandarin, English
Organizer: China Entrepreneurs
Registration: 30% discount for HKVCA members

Over 400 elite high growth ventures, 148 prominent investment firms, and 60 premier-level speakers will gather this October 25-26 at "The China Mega-Forum for Entrepreneurship and Innovation", engaging high growth companies and experts with honest questions and constructive insights. The forum will also feature the China Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Awards and Gala Dinner which will be held on October 25 (6-10pm). Recognizing the most dynamic and visionary leaders, the awards will celebrate individuals that have stimulated growth not only in their own company but also in the ecosystem around them. Please click here for more information and nominate a leader by September 20th, 2010.

2010 China International LP Summit

Date: November 7, 2010
Time: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Venue: JinRong Street, Beijing
Language: Mandarin and English
Organizer: Jinrong Street PE
Registration: 30% discount for HKVCA members

The 2010 China International LP Summit aims to provide a platform for Limited Partners and General Partners to gather, share intelligence and study about the private equity market in China. This summit is of the highest class among its kind and you are most welcomed to participate in this event. If interested in attending the summit, please visit here.

2010 CVCA AGM & Summit

Date: November 17-18, 2010
Time: 8:20am - 5:30pm
Venue: Grand Millennium Beijing
Language: Mandarin, English
Organizer: China Venture Capital Association
Registration: 15% discount for HKVCA members

CVCA 2010 Annual General Meeting & Summit will take place on Wednesday November 17th and Thursday November 18th, 2010 at Grand Millennium Beijing. The Summit is an annual trade event meant to provide a unique professional exchange platform for CVCA members and industry practitioners in the Greater China Region and worldwide.

For more details, pls visit here.
October 22
Luncheon Talk:
The Role of Private Equity in the Portfolio
October 28  
Private Equity Holding Jurisdictions:
Regulatory and Tax Changes in China, India, US and Europe – How do they impact the Asian Private Equity industry?
November 22
HKVCA 7th Wine Tasting Event
November 25-26
TechnoAsia 2010:
Hong Kong Venture Capital / Angel Conference
December 6
HKVCA Cocktail Mixer



Full Member

China Movie and Investment Management Ltd

Represented by
Ms. Yvonne Chim
Ms. Kennis Leung

The Company is set up by experienced industry professionals from both China and global market to identify investment opportunities into filmed entertainment productions, i.e. feature movies, TV contents and entertainment related media projects in China. Fund structure will be accommodated for both RMB and USD denominated assets.

GEN2 Partners Global Alternative Investment (Hong Kong) Ltd
Represented by
Mr Barry Lau
Mr. Alan Lau

We are one of the LEADING Investment Management and Advisory companies in Asia. Gen2 Partners is a multi-strategy, multi-disciplinary investment management firm with robust infrastructure to house a diverse talent pool of portfolio managers for optimal strategy diversification and superior risk-adjusted return.

Lunar Capital Management
Represented by
Mr. Derek Sulger
Mr. Stan Buncher

Lunar Capital invests in Chinese companies where it can build trust, engage management and leverage its entrepreneurial approach to drive value creation. Lunar focuses on companies positioned to benefit from China's inland and inward development and has made recent investments in agriculture, forestry, materials, and consumer necessities, mostly located in central and western China.

HKVCA Mixer: Movie Financing
August 26, 2010

HKVCA organized the first-of-its-kind mixer on Movie Financing on Aug 26 at American Club sponsored by China Holly Movie Fund. Mr. Frank Lee, President of Manner Movie Ltd. shared his view and experience as well as the lessons learned in movie financing. It was followed by a cocktail. The audience of 60 gained useful and practical knowledge on the subject.

HKVCA Member Monthly Breakfast
August 2, 2010

The HKVCA Member Monthly Breakfast is generally scheduled on the first Monday of each month. It provides an excellent opportunity for our members to network and to meet our Executive Committee.
Deputy Secretary General from Beijing Venture Capital Association visited HKVCA
August 10, 2010

Dr. Guiru Chen, Deputy Secretary Director and Mr. Huadong Long from Beijing Venture Capital Association visited HKVCA on August 10 and held useful discussions with Mr. SC Mak and Mr. John Li, PRC committee member from HKVCA and Ms. Patricia Chiu, Executive Director from HKVCA. Both parties expressed enthusiasm to further develop closer cooperation between Beijing and Hong Kong.

Meeting with Beijing Private Equity Association (BPEA)
August 18, 2010

Mr. Johnny Chan, Chairman from HKVCA made a courtesy visit to Beijing Private Equity Association and met with Ms. Zifan Qiu, Secretary Director from BPEA.

Meeting with Shanghai Private Equity Association (SHPEA)
August 26, 2010

Mr. Johnny Chan, Chairman from HKVCA and Mr. Conrad Tsang, Chairman of PRC committee and Treasurer from HKVCA made a courtesy visit to Shanghai Private Equity Association and met with Mr. Yan Huang, Secretary General and Ms. Grace Zhou from SHPEA.

Meeting with Shanghai Venture Capital Association (SHVCA)
August 26, 2010

Mr. Johnny Chan, Chairman from HKVCA made a courtesy visit to Shanghai Venture Capital Association and met with Mr. Weichang Qian, Secretary General from SHVCA.
Member Notice
HKVCA is pleased to announce that members can enjoy 10% discount off the standard rate on subscription to the weekly AVCJ magazine and Asian Private Equity Directories

Please contact Ms. Sally Yip ( for the magazine and directories subscription.

Attracting and retaining talent has always been the key to long-term success of any great company. HKVCA welcomes member firms to advertise their openings on HKVCA website. If there are vacancies in your firm, please fill in the attached form and email to

Each opening will be posted on HKVCA's website for one month. The service is free of charge.

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The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (HKSFC) has approved HKVCA as a Recognised Institution for Providing CPT (Continuous Professional Training). HKVCA's training courses, seminars, summits, conferences and forums may be applicable for claiming CPT points. For more details, please refer to "Education" section of our website.

HKVCA receives 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 Patricia Chiu at Tel: (852) 2845 6100 or to enroll on our speakers list.

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