Date: October 17, 2011 (Monday)

Time: 12:30 – 2:00 pm

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

CPT points: 0.5

  • Benefits of a Hong Kong listing
  • Recent trends and development
  • RMB opportunities


Mr. Eric Landheer
Senior Vice President and Head of Issuer Marketing,
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (“HKEx”)

Eric Landheer is Senior Vice President and Head of Issuer Marketing for Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd.
In addition to managing HKEx’s issuer marketing efforts and working closely with prospects and constituents, he is often quoted in the press and speaks at numerous conferences and events throughout the globe.
Prior to joining HKEx, he drove NASDAQ's expansion in Asia. Under his leadership, NASDAQ more than doubled its number of listed Chinese enterprises and China became NASDAQ's single largest source of Non-US listings

0.5 CPT Points can be claimed for full attendance. Licensed individuals may claim SFC CPT Points on the courses taken which their employers consider as relevant to the functions performed by them.




Early registration to ensure you will assign the best allocation of table.
First come first serve.


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

 November 4, 2011 (Friday)
 December 2, 2011 (Friday)

Time: 8:00 - 9:00am

Venue: The Hong Kong Club

Seats are limited and priority to members


South East Asia PE Review (1H2011)

The impact of new European regulations on non-EU based funds and managers (September 2011)
The new European super-regulator, ESMA, published its draft technical advice to the European Commission on implementing measures under the AIFM Directive with respect to "third countries".

MOFCOM Security Review and Interim Provisions (September 2011)
MOFCOM formalises security review procedures for foreign investment and promulgates interim provisions on assessing the impacts of concentrations.

Consolidation of investment fund accounts (September 2011)
Private equity and venture capital funds are invariably required to produce accounts for their investors, and (sometimes) for other audiences too – particularly regulators, and for filing on a public register.

Security review on foreign acquisitions to focus on substance of transactions (September 2011)
MOFCOM issued Announcement 53 on 25 August 2011. Announcement 53 provides formal guidance in respect of the detailed procedures of implementing a security review system and the relevant documentation requirement for foreign investors seeking to acquire Chinese enterprises.

Recent Developments on RMB Internationalization (August 2011)
Internationalization of RMB is the Chinese government’s long term objective. The 12th five-year plan emphasizes continued interest in making RMB a regional or global trade settlement currency.

India: Alternate Investment Fund Regulations (August 2011)
SEBI, the Indian Regulator, is seeking to amend regulations for alternate investment funds. One of the key questions which has arisen for fund managers is whether, from an India perspective, an offshore fund/ offshore manager would be governed by these regulations if the funds have invested in Indian entities.

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.


The 1st China Venture Capital & Private Equity Forum @ Hong Kong

Date: October 13, 2011
Time: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Place: Sheraton Hong Kong
Organizer: Zero2IPO Group
Registration: 20% registration rate discount for HKVCA members

The first Zero2IPO Hong Kong Forum will inherit the essence of its CVCF brand series, bring high-quality and high-gain meetings to Hong Kong, and establish a new platform for mainland China and investment areas of Hong Kong. Forge ahead in opportunities and challenges, and seek mutual benefits in development and changes.

More than 150 leading global VC&PEs are projected to attend this forum. Confirmed speakers include Vincent Huang of Pantheon, Ching Tan of Siguler Guff & Company LLC, Brandon H.P. Lin of SAIF Partners, Xiaodong Jiang of NEA. Most of the hot topics on investment market, such as RMB Fund, the IPO Choice of China Entrepreneurs, will be discussed in depth.

Contact: Jesmine Zhao, Tel: 8610-84580476-8058, Email:

Please visit for more information.

AVPN Hong Kong launch event: Venture Philanthropy in Practice

Date: October 14, 2011 (Friday)
Place: HK Council of Social Services,
2/F Duke of Windsor Building, 15 Hennessy Road, Hong Kong
Organizer: Asian Venture Philanthropy Network
Registration: Free of charge but numbers are limited (first come first served basis)

Join leading venture philanthropy practitioners from the US, Europe and Asia at a special seminar to mark the launch of the Asian Venture Philanthropy Network. Nat Sloane from Impetus Trust and Shruti Sehra from New Profit will present the latest developments in their markets followed by a panel session and Q&A with Asian based VP leaders.

The seminar is followed by a networking drinks reception for the diverse groups that make up the VP community – to include private equity funds, foundations, family offices, high net worth individuals, the broader financial community, professional service firms and Universities. All will have a chance to meet their peers similarly interested in VP in the Asian context

To register, pls visit: 
If you have any questions please contact Kevin Teo at

Capital Impact 2011

Date: October 17-18, 2011
Place: Sheraton Park Lane Hotel
Organizer: Hosted by EMPEA and FT Business

Building on EMPEA's and FT Business's success convening the industry's key players and stakeholders, Capital Impact 2011 will take the discourse to the next level with candid, in-depth discussions exploring the latest trends, opportunities and challenges. Centering on the theme of How Long Term Investors Create Value in Emerging Markets, Capital Impact 2011 will examine industry trends through the multiple dimensions of value creation.
Topics to be discussed include:

  • Expectations and Potential Rewards of Long Term Investment in Emerging Markets
  • The Transformative Power of Private Equity
  • Portfolio Company CEO Perspectives on the Impact of PE
  • Regulatory Views on the Impact of Long Term Investment
  • The Impact of Entrepreneurship on Economic Development in EMs
  • The Levers of Value Creations - How Leading EM Managers Impact Portfolio Companies
  • A Broader View of Performance - How Superior Returns and Broadly-Defined Impact Go Hand-in-Hand
  • Plus, in-depth breakout sessions on driving performance and creating value
  • ...and much more
For more information, please visit

12th Annual AVCJ Forum - Japan 2011

Date: October 18-19, 2011
Place: Conrad, Tokyo
Organizer: Incisive Media
Registration: HKVCA members can enjoy 10% off discount on registration

The top Japan-focused private equity and venture capital professionals will gather in Tokyo from 18-19 October at the 12th AVCJ's Private Equity & Venture Forum - Japan 2011. 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

  • Jesper Koll Managing Director and Head of Research, JP MORGAN SECURITIES JAPAN
  • Tatsuya Kubo Managing Director, HARBOURVEST PARTNERS (JAPAN) LIMITED
  • Jun Tsusaka Partner, Managing Director and Representative, TPG CAPITAL - JAPAN, LTD.

Visit for the latest programme and line-up of confirmed speakers. Registration is simple:

PHONE Anil Nathani +852 3411 4938
Register online at

Drucker Management Forum III

Date: October 21, 2011
Venue: Jockey Club Auditorium, HKPU
Organizer: Peter F. Drucker Academy

Corporate sustainability has gained much momentum in the past few years. The underlying idea in sustainability is the triple-bottom line: the economic, social and environmental dimensions of operating a business. This awareness is spreading and has attracted thought-leaders and practitioners working together. Dr. Peter Senge is one who calls for collaborations to drive the necessary revolution.

Based on this trend and a timely theme "From Continuity to Sustainability," for the Drucker Management Forum 2011, Peter F. Drucker Academy has the privilege to invite Dr. Peter Senge, Dr. Elizabeth Edersheim, distinguished guests, scholars and local dignitaries to speak and to share their invaluable experiences and insights with approximately 1,000 audiences from government, business and non-business sectors.

Please visit for more details.

Mongolia Investment Summit

Date: October 25-27, 2011
Place: Conrad Hotel, Hong Kong
Organizer: Beacon Events, Mining Journal and FIFTA
Registration: 15% registration rate discount for HKVCA members
Quote VIP code – BH605ZEN and tick the association discount box

Building on the success of Hong Kong’s first annual Mongolia Investment Summit in 2010 and brought to you by the team behind Mines and Money Hong Kong, the Mongolia Investment Summit returns in 2011, doubling in size and bringing together even more foreign investors and Mongolian-based project and companies.

For more details, pls visit http://


North America Environmental Technology Mission to Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Nanjing and Wuxi

Date: October 28 - November 3, 2011
Organizer: Hong Kong Trade Development Council

The objective of this mission is create opportunities for North American companies, Hong Kong intermediaries and mainland investors to establish business networks and engage in in-depth discussions of investment and business opportunities through business-matching meetings, networking events and site visits during the programme in Hong Kong and on the mainland.  In addition, to highlight the benefits of Hong Kong as a service platform could bring to both the mainland and North American technology companies in investing overseas and on the mainland.

HKVCA members are invited to join the networking events in Hong Kong and visit programmes on the mainland with the North American delegates.

For more details or registration, pls refer to the attached factsheet and registration form. For
further inquiries, pls contact Matthew Ip (Tel: +852 2584 4266, e-mail:



Date: November 1-2, 2011
Place: The Royal Horseguards Hotel, London
Organizer: Private Equity International
Registration: HKVCA members save 25%  – quote HKVCAEM11 when booking

Featuring a stellar line-up of over 50 expert speakers, 100 LPs and 300 participants, The PEI Emerging Markets Forum brings together all the key players from across global emerging markets.

Essential market knowledge
Data snapshots with top economists, in-depth and interactive panel sessions, and a keynote interview with a very special guest are just some of the highlights of this year's event. Get all the knowledge and expertise essential to compete in these challenging times.

Unparalleled networking opportunities
Over 300 of the world's most influential players in emerging markets will gather in London. With 6 dedicated networking sessions, as well as lunches and a gala cocktail reception, meet international LPs, top tier global GPs, and specialist advisers and financiers committed to investing in emerging markets private equity.

For more information, visit or contact customer services team via email or call: +44 (0) 207 566 5445 / +1 212 645 1919 ext 115.

Korea PE & VC Cleantech Forum 2011

Date: November 2-3, 2011
Venue: Grand InterContinental Hotel, Seoul, South Korea
Organizer: Invest KOREA, The Cleantech Group, Dow Jones
Registration: HKVCA members receive free entry and also may be eligible for free accommodation for the duration of the forum.

The Korean government and The Cleantech Group have joined forces to provide the premier investing event in Korea. Held as part of the Foreign Investment Forum (FIF), the PE & VC Cleantech Forum will be the largest gathering of institutional, private equity and venture capital investors held in Korea this year.
The agenda has been developed to deliver two days of unique insights into the cleantech investment environment and opportunities in Korea.  The program includes distinguished keynote speeches, in-depth panels, exclusive research from Cleantech Group, and ample time for networking with major institutional investors, policy makers and entrepreneurs.

For more details, please visit

To register, please contact Ms. Hyuna Kim at tel: 852-2545-9500 (ext. 13), email:


24th Annual AVCJ Forum 2011

Date: November 7 – 11, 2011
Place: Grand Hyatt, Hong Kong
Organizer: Incisive Media
Registration: HKVCA members can enjoy 10% off discount on registration

The world’s top private equity and venture capital professionals will gather in Hong Kong from 7 - 11 November at the 24th Annual AVCJ HK Forum. 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 keynote speakers:

  • John Connaughton, Managing Director, BAIN CAPITAL
  • David Rubenstein, Co-Founder & Managing Director, CARLYLE GROUP
  • Christopher Flowers, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, J. C. FLOWERS & CO. LLC
  • Howard Marks, Chairman, OAKTREE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT
  • David Bonderman, Founding Partner, TPG CAPITAL

Visit for the latest programme and line-up of confirmed speakers.
Last year’s Forum attracted over 1,000 participants from 33 countries, including more than 250 LPs representing over $3,500 billion in assets under management and more than $550 billion of capital allocated I private equity.


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:


Entrepreneurship Week China -
Cloud Computing For Entrepreneurs Seminar

Date: November 21, 2011 (Monday)
Venue: Knowledge Innovation Community, Shanghai
Organizer: CYBERPORT

Cloud computing is the technology of today and tomorrow, being the gain momentum in the IT development. All investors including IT vendors, venture capital, private equity and angel investors etc. are shifting tremendous resources to Cloud Sector. The explosion of investment cultivates the thriving and success of many creative start-ups. This seminar provides the participants with actionable insight on what investors are seeking as well as the best overseas, Hong Kong and Mainland practices in the cloud sector. Global Investors and entrepreneurs who have gone through the crucial start-up stage will share their experience and prospective, highlight how to develop a relationship that leads to success.

For enquiries, please contact Ms. Chris Chan of the Cyberport Collaboration Centre by email to or by phone on (852) 3166 3869 or by fax on (852) 3027 0369.



Date: November 28, December 1, 2011
Place: SkyCity Auckland Convention Centre, Auckland
Organizer: The Technopolicy Network

Incubators are engines of the local and regional economy. This economy is not isolated, it is embedded in the global world of business. International competence and interaction are essential ingredients for economic success and survival.  Incubators are created to be international connectors, supporting the internationalisation of their tenants and partners, by providing excellent „sending‟ and „receiving‟ services that make tenants “jump high and land softly”. How to do that? Join us for an exciting conference and find the answers in Auckland this November!

Register online:

For enquiries, pls contact Drs. Ewout Meijer at Email: or Tel: +31 70 360 7155

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

October 17
Luncheon Talk on HK Stock Exchange
October 21
Cocktail Mixer
November 4
Members Breakfast
November 21
The 8th Wine Tasting Event
December 2
Members Breakfast

Year 2012

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

Full Member

Sinocap Investment Holdings Ltd
Represented by
Mr Piers Buck and Mr Ronald Yu

Sinocap is a family office focussed on Chinese investment opportunities, with a team of 10 investment professionals in HK and Beijing. Our portfolio comprises stakes in the largest specialized steel wire rod producer, the most famous Chinese medicine brand, the 2nd largest baiju producer in Jiangsu and a dredging business.

TA Associates Asia Pacific Ltd
Represented by
Mr Edward F. Sippel

TA Associates is one of the most experienced private equity investment firms in its industry and has $16 billion of capital. With the ability to invest up to $500 million in any individual company, we help managers of growth companies realize their ambitions.


Associate Member

Risk Capital Advisors
Represented by
Mr Rick Glover and Mr Andrew Stubbings

Established by Rick Glover and Guy Miller, Risk Capital Advisors is a specialist risk consultancy focused exclusively on structuring insurance capital to mitigate or eliminate risks associated with M&A transactions, principally Warranties and Indemnities, Tax Liabilities, Litigation and other contingent risks.

Masterclass on 'Valuation of Illiquid and Private Securities'
September 5, 2011

Dr. Cindy Ma, Managing Director of Houlihan Lokey’s New York office held a highly advanced Masterclass in illiquid and complex securities valuation for 50 private equity and financial services practitioners. Dr. Ma has over 20 years of extensive training, academic expertise and hands-on experience in the field. She is a member of the Financial Instruments Expert Group of IVSC (International Valuation Standards Council) and a member of the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s Option Valuation Group.

Luncheon Talk on 'Investment Opportunity in the Mining Sector'
September 8, 2011

Ms. Amy Cheng, Managing Director and Head of Natural Resources and Vice Chairman of Investment Banking Division of Bank of China International (BOCI) spoke to an audience of 40 on future of mining companies and commodity market development trends and investment highlights. Ms Cheng started the Natural Resources Team in 2004 and took leading role in multiple IPO, private placement and M&A of some of the largest energy and mining transactions in China.
HKVCA Luncheon Meetings

Wine Tasting Events

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
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