To register, please contact Lilia Chin at
Email: / Tel: 2845 6100.

20-21 January 2010
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
• The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
• Hong Kong Trade Development Council

The AFF is the most prestigious financial event organized by the HKTDC/HK Government.  It is held over 2 days with more than 1000 participants. Prominent speakers from overseas and China include Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Managing Director of the IMF and James Adams, VP for Pacific Region of the World Bank and Liu Mingkang, Chairman of China Banking Regulatory Commission.

HKVCA members can enjoy a group discount of 50% on the registration fee (original fee: USD800) for 3 or more participants.

More details about AFF:

HKVCA is the co-organizer of the AFF DealSource session on the 2nd day of the forum. This is the 2nd year we are co-organizing the DealSource session with the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) from the United States.

DealSource is one of the key AFF 2010 networking opportunities which will enable participants to meet with potential business partners from different parts of the world. It allows private equity and venture capital firms, intermediaries, funds and transaction support professionals to meet on a one-on-one basis. The three-hour deal-making session comprises individual meetings between each of the participating companies, creating an exclusive platform to establish new business networks and negotiate deals.

Details are as follows:
Date:   21 January 2010 (Thu)
Time:   2:30 – 5:30 pm
Venue:  HK Convention & Exhibition Center (room number to be advised)

If you are interested in participating, please complete attached form and return to us by Jan 6 (Wed) and we will advise you the logistics in a closer date.

For more details or register, please contact Lilia Chin at Tel: (852) 2845 6100 or Email:


International Private Equity and Venture Capital Valuation Guidelines:
Endorsed by 37 associations of venture capital and private equity industry around the world, the guidelines represent the current best practices on the valuation of VC/PE investments

EU and US regulatory changes from the Asian Perspective:
An overview of proposed legislations in US and EU and their impact on Asian private equity and hedge funds managers.

China Update: GAPP Regulations
GAPP Issues Notice Further Restricting Foreign Participation in China's Internet Gaming Industry.

Chinese Regulators Dismantle Major Barrier for Foreign-Sponsored RMB Funds
Chinese regulators in the last few days have reached an agreement to permit general partners organized in Shanghai Pudong to convert foreign currency into Chinese currency ("RMB") for investment in their own RMB-denominated Funds.


HKVCA Membership Renewal 2010

Working on your behalf......
Renew before February 2010 and receive credits worth HK$4,000!

Since 1987, HKVCA has worked on behalf of all Venture Capital and Private Equity firms to promote private equity as high value-add partners to businesses and for its recognition as a strong driver for growth in enterprises and economies.

HKVCA's mission is to stimulate a vibrant venture capital and private equity industry in Asia while promoting the role of member firms in value creation, innovation and economic development. HKVCA provides a forum for networking and experience sharing for its members; promotes industry professional ethics, international best practices and standards; and represents the views of its members before governmental and other relevant bodies.

Your participation and support is of utmost importance in helping the Association fulfill its role. We urge your active involvement and contribution to the community.

For members renewing your membership for the year 2010 before end of February 2010, we offer a special credit of HK$4,000 which is redeemable at our events throughout the year. This special is applicable when we have received your renewal fees. Renew early and start taking advantage of the savings!

If you wish to help us in any way, please contact Patricia Chiu at Invoices have been sent for renewal. We very much hope you would continue to support our work and look forward to your continued membership in the Association.

If there is a change of the representative/s of your firm, kindly update your firm's record by completing the attached form

Membership Record Updates Form

• Full Member Update Form
• Associate Member Update Form


Seats are limited and registration is on first-come-first-serve basis.
Download Registration Form
For enquiry, please call (852) 2845 6100.


28 January 2010 (Thu)

12:00 – 2:00 pm

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

Associate Member

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Represented by
Mr. William Y. Chua and Ms. Sybil Tay

Sullivan & Cromwell comprises approximately 800 lawyers. They serve their clients around the world through a network of 12 offices, located in leading financial centers in Asia, Australia, Europe and the United States. They are headquartered in New York. In 1879, Algernon Sydney Sullivan and William Nelson Cromwell founded Sullivan & Cromwell in New York City's renowned Financial District. Throughout its long history, their firm has been involved in some of America's greatest industrial, commercial and financial enterprises, from the formation of Edison General Electric Company in 1882 and United States Steel Corporation in 1901 to its present work with leaders of the global economy in the 21st century.

Associate Member

Arendt & Medernach

Represented by
Mr. Stéphane Karolczuk and Mr. Guy Harles

Arendt & Medernach is a leading Luxembourg full service law firm. The main office of Arendt & Medernach is in Luxembourg, one of the world's major financial centres. Within the EU, Luxembourg is second only to London in terms of concentration of financial and banking activity. Luxembourg's flexible banking and investment fund legislation and extensive network of double tax treaties have enabled it to emerge as a leading centre for international lending, investment funds and private banking.  Their firm was formed in 1988 by the merger between the two Luxembourg law firms of Arendt & Harles and Mersch & Medernach. They offer to both our institutional Luxembourg and foreign clients a comprehensive legal service in the key areas of Financial Services, Corporate, Tax and Intellectual Property, Investment Management and Litigation.
HKVCA Masterclass
Workshop on Fair Valuation II –
The Practical Issues

10 December 2009

Following Dr. Cindy Ma's workshop held in October, a second Workshop was held to give a practical and useful overview of fair valuation within GAAP, and how it is applied in practice by the industry, including walk through examples of applying valuation techniques, and key issues seen in the Asian region.

Ms. Joyce Chiong of Squadron Capital Advisors, shared the perspective of the PE Fund investor on approaches to Fair Valuation. She presented her firm's perception of the methodology and controls seen over the process in their portfolio funds, and what they would expect from the underlying general partners. Mr. Paul Walters and Ms. Phoebe Lee of PricewaterhouseCoopers also shared the perspective of the valuer and the auditor. They showed the audience the rationale behind the valuers' approach and the questions auditors typically may ask.

The workshop was a full house of almost 60 participants and they found it very practical and useful and gave very positive feedback.

HKVCA Member
Monthly Breakfast Meeting

7 December 2009

All are welcome to join HKVCA Member Monthly Breakfast. It provides an excellent opportunity for our members to network and to meet our Executive Committee.

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.

:: Job Placement Form ::


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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