HK based VC/PE professionals have many occasions to run into investment structures that is US styled or affected by US legal and regulatory regimes. This presentation will be a useful and timely refresher for many members of HKVCA.

Date: November 8, 2011 (Tuesday)

Time: 12:30 – 2:00 pm

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

CPT Points: 1

  • Typical US venture capital structures
  • Variations in practices between the US West Coast and East Coast
  • US tax and regulatory issues affecting VC investment abroad

  Mr. Richard Kimball
Partner, Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP

Having represented more than 40 venture capital firms and dozens of technology and life sciences companies over the course of his career, Richard knows the ins and outs of private equity and venture capital transactions. He also has extensive M&A and public securities experience, including significant experience representing both issuers and underwriters in Initial Public Offerings. He was one of the original drafters of the National Venture Capital Association’s model legal documents, the de facto standard documents in U.S. venture capital transactions. Richard serves as a co-chair of the Firm's Technology practice group.

* sandwiches and drinks will be provided

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

1) Licensed individuals may claim SFC CPT Points on the courses taken which their employers consider as relevant to the functions performed by them.
2) The Law Society accreditation applied for.
HKVCA retains the right to make changes as it deems necessary.

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

 December 2, 2011 (Friday)
 January 6, 2012 (Friday)

Time: 8:00 - 9:00am

Venue: The Hong Kong Club

Seats are limited and priority to members


Asia PE Investment (November 2011)
2011 Asia PE Investment by Nation and Top 10 PE Investments Deals

RMB Funds: Investment Learned and Best Practices (October 2011)
Today, the question for international investors is no longer "should we establish an RMB fund platform?" but rather "how many RMB fund strategies — and what kind — should we deploy?"

Foreign investors now permitted to use offshore RMB for investments into China
China has finally opened the door to allow foreign investors to make use of their offshore RMB for investments into China.

NEW FAQs Section
To enhance the support to members, a new FAQs section under Resource Page has been launched.  Members are welcomed to raise questions related to the industry through the webpage. The questions will be vetted and answered by Resource committee in batches.

OTHER EVENT (Co-organized by HKVCA)

Workshop and Investment Matching Event

The InnoAsia 2011 Conference, the flagship event of Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTPC), focuses on energy- and sustainability-specific topics of strategic concern. For details, please visit:

HKVCA is co-organizing the Investment Matching Event on Day 3, details as follows:

Date:   17 November 2011 (Thu)
Time:   8:30am - 12:00nn
Venue:   Meeting Room 04, 1/F, Core Building 1,
Hong Kong Science Park

The Workshop is designed for investment-seeking entrepreneurs/companies wishing to refresh and enrich their knowledge of the entire investment cycle. The workshop is led by industry veterans and practitioners engaged in years of deal-making, structuring company, value-creation in companies and exits. Theories illustrated by real case studies will be shared in order to equip participants with the negotiation skills and tactics needed before, during and after the investment.

The Investment Matching Event is designed to facilitate meetings between venture capitalists and companies in Hong Kong and China. There will be a VC Investment Matching Track that goes parallel with an Angel Investment Matching Track. 4-5 companies will present their business plan in each track, and their teasers will be provided upon request. Participates will be given a FREE ticket of Hong Kong Venture Capital and Angel Conference (luncheon include).

Please email Henry Lai ( to register now.

Click here for more details of InnoAsia 2011

  852-3605 9670;  Fax at 852-3605 9445;  Email at

OTHER EVENT (Co-organized by HKVCA)
Date: January 16 -17, 2012
Place: Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre
Organizer: Hong Kong Trade Development Council
Registration: HKVCA members to enjoy 80% off on admission

Against the backdrop of uncertainties rooted in the sovereign debt crisis, now is the time to take a closer look at the possible impacts on Asia and its economy.

The Asian Financial Forum (AFF) brings together influential members of the global financial and business community to discuss Asia's role in driving sustainable growth for the world. This is your opportunity to build up contacts, gather the latest market intelligence, and explore business opportunities in Chinese mainland and the rest of Asia.

Distinguished speakers include Michel Barnier of European Commissioner for Internal Market and Services, Jong-Ku Choi of Ministry of Strategy and Finance of Korea, Richard Samuel Elman of Noble Group Limited, Douglas Flint of HSBC (invited), Tshepo Kgadima of LontohCoal, K K Modi of Modi Enterprises, Michele Norsa of Salvatore Ferragamo (invited), John G Rice of GE, U.K. Sinha of Securities and Exchange Board of India, Professor Joseph Stiglitz of Columbia University, John Zhao of Hony Capital and many more renowned speakers from around the world …

Register online at now!

HKVCA Special Discount
80% special discount for a limited quota to HKVCA members until November 30 (original fee: HKD6,200).
Please contact Lilia Chin at Email: for the Registration Code.



HKVCA is the co-organizer of the AFF Deal Flow on the 2nd day of the forum. This is the 4th year we are co-organizing the AFF Deal Flow with the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC).

AFF Deal Flow is one of the key AFF 2012 networking opportunities which will enable participants to meet with potential business partners from different parts of the world. The 3-hour deal-making session will comprise one-on-one meetings between private equity and venture capital firms, intermediaries, funds and transaction support professionals, according to shared areas of interest.

For enquiries, please contact Matthew Ip (HKTDC)
Tel: (852) 2584 4266 / Email:


2011 China Private Equity Annual Conference

Date: November 3-4, 2011
Venue: Dushu Lake, Suzhou
Language: Mandarin Chinese
Organizer: China Association of Private Equity (CAPE)
Registration: HKVCA members enjoy 50% discount

The 2011 First China Private Equity Annual Conference aims to provide a platform for communication and cooperation. It is expected to lead the development trends of fund industry through high-end, pragmatic dialogue and discussions; offer guidance to various funds and intermediary institutions through detailed and rich data; help equity investment practitioners avoid risks and achieve maximization of profits through professional and prospective case analysis and training; provide reference and assistance for decision-makers and direct executives through prophase research and follow-up services.

For more information, Please download the registration form or contact Ms. Jenny Chen,

Tel:+86-10-88087202, Fax:+86-10-88086229 Email:

2011 China MEGA Forum for Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Date: November 10-11, 2011
Place: Beijing, China
Organizer: China Entrepreneurs (CEBEX Group)
Registration: HKVCA members can enjoy 20% off discount on registration

The "2011 China MEGA Forum for Entrepreneurship & Innovation" will be held from November 10th to 11th in Beijing, and in Shanghai through a simulated video conference. MEGA will assemble over 65 highly-accomplished domestic and international speakers, 600 startups and growing enterprises, nearly 100 notable international VC/PE investor representatives and over 100 members of the media. MEGA Forum is a large-scale entrepreneurial event designed for China’s startups and growing enterprises. Based on the tremendous success of last year’s inaugural China MEGA Forum, China Entrepreneurs in association with Sina, will host the 2011 China MEGA Forum with over 1000 attendees and recognize leading young entrepreneurs in China through the “2011 China MEGA Top 100 Entrepreneurs under 38 Awards”. The event will provide an excellent platform for entrepreneurs to solve problems and stand up to challenges.

For more information, please visit:


12th Annual AVCJ Forum – India 2011

Date: December 1-2, 2011
Place: Mumbai, India
Organizer: Incisive Media
Registration: HKVCA members can enjoy 10% off discount on registration

The top India-focused private equity and venture capital professionals will gather in Mumbai from 1-2 December at the 12th AVCJ's Private Equity & Venture Forum - India 2011 to discuss the investment opportunities both domestically and across the region. Sign up now to secure your place among Private equity’s elite.

Leading our faculty of the best and brightest in Private Equity are renowned

Visit for the latest programme and line-up of confirmed speakers.

Registration is simple:
PHONE Anil Nathani +852 3411 4938
Register online at


Year 2011

November 8
Talk on Latest Trends in the US VC Investment Structuring
November 21
The 8th Wine Tasting Event
December 2
Members Breakfast
December 5
Christmas Cocktail

Year 2012

January 6, 2012
Members Breakfast
January 17, 2012
Gala Dinner
January 18, 2012
The 2nd Asia Private Equity Forum
February 2012
Private Equity Fundamentals Course
March 16, 2012
The 9th Annual Golf Day
The above is subject to change

Associate Member

Dow Jones Private Equity & Venture Capital
Represented by
Mr Guido Schenk

Dow Jones Private Markets offers comprehensive intelligence on private companies, world-class events, industry analysis and custom research. VentureSource, the world's most complete database, tracks key developments at private companies and investment firms in Asia and around the world. LP Source lets users search private equity & venture capital funds, browse GP and LP profiles and assess possible fund investors and partners.

Kim & Chang HK Ltd
Represented by
Mr Alex Yang

Kim & Chang's office was established in Hong Kong in July 2010, representing the premier law firm in Korea. We currently play the role of a liaison office for closer communication with our clients located in Hong Kong and other parts of Asia. This will not only provide better convenience for clients operating in Hong Kong and other Asian countries but, also contribute to providing more specialized service by successfully sharing information with other local advisory firms. Mr. Alex Yang with prior experiences in financial services and funds industry is currently based in the Hong Kong office.

Luncheon Talk on 'Hong Kong as an IPO centre among global exchanges'
October 17, 2011

Mr. Eric Landheer, Senior Vice President and Head of Issuer Marketing of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd spoke to an audience of 60 on Hong Kong listing, recent trends and development and RMB opportunities.

Cocktail Mixer on 'Start-Up Business in Hong Kong'
October 21, 2011

The findings of a HKVCA Survey with 84 companies on challengings facing startup businesses in Hong Kong was presented on a Cocktail Mixer at the American Club on October 21 by Roger Marshall from HKVCA Venture Committee and Gordon Oldham from Oldham Li & Nie. This is a 2 parts survey on the formation of entrepreneurial enterprises in Hong Kong and how to foster their creation and development. The Mixer was attended by 80 entrepreneurs and investors.
Wine Tasting 2010

The 7th Wine Tasting in 2010 was a resounding success! The pairing of 6 superb wines with the choice of Western and Chinese food was quite a gastronomic experience. Simon Tam the renowned wine expert entertained and educated the packed house of 60 participants.
The 8th Wine Tasting will be held on November 21, 2011.

Asia Private Equity Forum 2011

More than 30 distinguished speakers who are leading practitioners in Asia gathered to share knowledge of their markets in China, India, South East Asia and Central Asia at the Asia Private Equity Forum 2011. For the 240 participants from across the continents from China, US, Canada, India, Europe, Russia, Australia, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and South East Asia, it proved to be a worthwhile day in understanding the opportunities and challenges in each of the markets, and in very useful networking.
The next Asia Private Equity Forum will be held on January 18, 2012.

HKVCA Gala Dinner 2011

The Gala Dinner 2011 was a complete sell out with over 200 guests! It was a great way to kick off the New Year and to celebrate with colleagues and friends in the industry.
The next Gala Dinner will be held on January 17, 2012. Register early for the best tables.
HKVCA Representative Office in Beijing
For more information about HKVCA Beijing Representative Office, Please contact Mr. Kelvin Bian, Tel: 010-88087035.
Partnership with Beijing PEA.

有关香港创业及私募投资协会 北京代表处的详情,请邮件联系边先生或致电010-88087035 , 与北京股权投资基金协会互为合作伙伴。
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.

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.

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 ::

See Job Opening
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.
HKVCA Corporate rate is available

at Hong Kong:
• Conrad Hotel HK,
• Fleming Hotel HK

at Shanghai:
• L'otel Shanghai

Contact Ms. Lilia Chin at for more details.

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