Date: March 6, 2012 (Tuesday)

Time: 12:00 – 2:00 pm

Venue: Beijing Board Room, 42/F Gloucester Tower,
11 Peddar Street, Central

Speaker: Angelica Kwan
Partner, US Tax, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Registration: Full member: Free of charge
Associate member: HK$200/person
(sandwiches and drinks will be provided)

*Seats are limited and on first-come-first-served basis.



Date: April 17, 2012 (Tuesday)

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

  • Shift of focus: from oil & gas to retail
  • Current and projected performance of tertiary sector in Russia
  • Industries to watch

Speaker: Mr. Sergio Men
Managing Partner (Russia & the CIS), Eurasia Capital Partners & Vice Chairman, Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, Europe Committee

Mr Men joined Eurasia Strategics in 1998 as Strategic and Government Relations Director. Within 5 years he had successfully completed a number of substantial projects assisting international companies develop their businesses in Russia and the CIS countries. In 2002 Sergio Men became Managing Partner of Eurasia Strategics and moved to Hong Kong. Since then Mr. Men has been advising leading metallurgical and oil & gas companies from Russia and the CIS seeking additional financial resources, as well as Asian investors interested in cross-border M&A strategies within the former Soviet Union.

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.


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

 April 13, 2012 (Friday)
 May 4, 2012 (Friday)

Time: 8:00 - 9:00am

Venue: The Hong Kong Club

Seats are limited and for members only


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 9th Annual AVCJ Australia & New Zealand Forum 2012

Date: 7-9 March, 2012
Venue: The Westin, Sydney
Organizer: AVCJ
Registration: 10% Discount for HKVCA Members

Australasian PE: Driving returns for future growth

Benefits of attending the AVCJ Forum:

  • Hear 45+ elite speakers from leading firms across the globe identify the most attractive investment opportunities
  • Find out how to increase your exposure in Asia, secure allocations from domestic limited partners and attract new investors from the region
  • Examine implications of the latest trends in Australian and International private equity
  • Network with over 250 industry professionals as well as global and regional investors

10% Discount for HKVCA Members
Call Anil Nathani at +852 3411 4938, e-mail or register at


The CCCHK Mining and Resources Investment Forum 2012

Date: March 19, 2012 (Monday)
Time: 8:00am – 4:00pm
Venue: Salon I-III, 5/F, Harbour Grand Hong Kong, 23 Oil Street, North Point, Hong Kong
Organizer: The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong 
Registration: Complementary entrance for qualified investors

The forum was established last year with the vision of providing an unique opportunity to unite mining and resources (including oil & gas) industry players with potential investors from the PE, VC, and broader investment community. This forum will host close to 100 international players from countries such as Canada, Australia, Mongolia and Hong Kong.

As an investor, do not miss the chance to get introduced to high potential investment opportunities, different companies and projects. Sign up online now!! .


Mines and Money Hong Kong

Date: 19-23 March 2012
Venue: Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre
Organizer: Beacon Events
Registration: 15% discount for members – register via website

Asia-Pacific’s largest mining investment event returns in March and will welcome 250 mining companies exhibiting and over 2500 attendees from the mining and investment communities.  If you are looking for your next big investment opportunity then there is no better place than Mines and Money Hong Kong.  For more information visit or contact Charlie Hastings on


The 2nd Annual SuperReturn China 2012

Date: 26-29 March, 2012
Venue: Shangri-La Hotel, Beijing
Organizer: ICBI
Registration: 15% Discount For HKVCA Members

After the phenomenal success of the 2011 event, with over 400 delegates including 100 LPs, we will bring even more in-depth discussion and event more local and international LPs to Beijing in 2012.

The 2012 conference will feature the most pressing issues in the industry as well as only the very best LP & GP speakers. With the increasing focus on China as THE country for private equity and venture capital opportunities, there has never been a more important time to attend.

15% Discount For HKVCA Members – Quote VIP code: FKR2325HKW 
Call ICBI on +44 (0) 20 7017 7200, Email:


Asia Mining Congress 2012

Date: 26-30 March, 2012
Venue: Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Organizer: Terrapinn Pte Ltd
Registration: Qualified HKCA members. Register for Free!*

Asia Mining Congress 2012 is the region`s leading investment-focused conference for the mining industry. Coming back for its 8th edition, Asia Mining Congress will once again convene C-level representatives from the global mining community, resource oriented investors, regulators and other industry key stakeholders to explore partnership and investment opportunities in the mining sector. Boasting of a world-class programme, Asia Mining Congress looks set to continue to grow in 2012, with more mines on display and more investors taking part, over 1500 industry players will be expected at the Congress.

Check out our website to see our full agenda.

Visit our blog to find out more about the attendees.

The IFC’s 14th Annual Global Private Equity Conference
in Association with EMPEA

Date: May 14-17, 2012
Venue: The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C.
Organizer: International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Emerging Markets Private Equity Association (EMPEA)
Registration: Qualified LPs Register for Free!*

Join IFC, EMPEA and 750+ delegates at EM PE Week in Washington, D.C.

At the Global PE Conference, over 750 key industry players from around the globe participate in thought-provoking discussions, debates and analyses around the theme of emerging markets prevailing in a new financial landscape. The Main Conference Forum on May 15th and 16th is part of a week of events focused on emerging markets private equity (EM PE), in conjunction with the second annual Institutional Investors-Only Summit on May 14th and the EMPEA Fundraising Masterclass on May 17th. Topics to be covered at this year’s program include identifying which markets and sectors present the most compelling investment thesis, examining private equity’s transformative role in emerging markets, and discovering how investors are best positioning themselves to maximize returns. Featuring renowned keynote speakers, panel discussions, dynamic debates and interviews on key issues, this week in Washington, DC draws EM PE’s leading fund managers, institutional investors, practitioners and government regulators. For more information, please visit


AltAssets’ LP-GP Forum

Date: May 22 – 23, 2012
Venue: London
Organizer: AltAssets
Registration: 20% discount offered to all HKVCA members

AltAssets’ LP-GP Forum: Asia Private Equity is an exclusive, invitation-only event to bring together up to 75 European LPs and 75 Asian GPs in a 'private club' environment. Taking place in London on 22nd & 23rd May, 2012, this unique event is designed to bring the very best private equity and venture capital fund managers, who operate in Asia, together with European institutional investors who have a strong interest in, or are already committed to, investing in Asia.


March 6
FATCA Update
March 16
The 9th Annual Golf Day
March 26
‘Motivational Successes In The VC World’
April 13
Members Breakfast
May 4
Members Breakfast
June 7
The 11th China Private Equity Summit
June 21
The 25th Annual General Meeting
The above is subject to change

Full Member

King Link Holding Ltd
Represented by
Mr Wang Guang Yu and Mr Wong Wing Hang

Portfolio Advisors (HK) Ltd
Represented by
Mr Jonathan English and Ms Lenis Leung

Portfolio Advisors (Hong Kong) Limited is the Asian-based subsidiary of Portfolio Advisors, LLC. The firm’s Hong Kong office is focused on monitoring and sourcing primary, secondary and co-investment opportunities throughout the Asian Pacific Region. Portfolio Advisors, LLC is an employee-owned firm founded in 1994 to provide customized private equity separate accounts, fund-of-funds and administration/reporting services to institutional investors worldwide.

Neuberger Berman
Represented by
Mr D. Brock Williams and Mr Nan Wang

Established in 1939, Neuberger Berman is one of the world’s leading independent and employee controlled asset management companies, managing approximately $193 billion in assets as of December 31, 2011. Neuberger Berman provides a broad range of global investment solutions to institutions and individuals through customized separately managed accounts, mutual funds and alternative investment products. Neuberger Berman’s private equity business, NB Alternatives, began investing its first private equity fund of funds in 1987. NB Alternatives now has over $12 billion of committed capital and approximately 175 professionals in four offices (New York, Dallas, London and Hong Kong) across our private equity fund of funds, secondary investments and direct co-investment areas.


Associate Member

Blackpeak (Hong Kong) Ltd
Represented by
Mr Jack Clode and Mr Christopher Leahy

Blackpeak is an Asia-based strategic advisory firm led by experienced advisory and investment professionals, dedicated to assisting clients to deploy capital more effectively. We advise global and regional finance and investment institutions, large corporations and sovereign wealth funds in investment sourcing, investigative due diligence and capital raising.

Private Equity Fundamentals Course
February 2012

HKVCA's VC and PE Education course was held in February. This comprehensive training course covering six modules in 18 hours was led by a top tier faculty of highly seasoned senior industry practitioners and experts engaged in years of deal-making, structuring, value-creation in companies and exits. Instructors drew on their extensive real life experiences to illustrate their points. 2 case studies were jointly developed and presented by Hong Kong University and Science and Technology with protagonists of the cases present to share their perspectives of the issues under discussion. The course was found to be very valuable and highly rated by the 90 participants.
HKVCA Golf Day

Golf Day 2011 was another great success. The new venue at Shek O was a hit, helped by perfect weather. Everyone had a fun time, using the occasion to build camaraderie and relationships.

The next Golf Day will take place on March 16, 2012.
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.

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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.
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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