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HKVCA Asia Private Equity Forum 2017

 
APEF 2017 will feature more than 80 speakers and panelists representing limited partners, investors, advisors and consultants. These leading industry practitioners will address key issues facing investors in Asia’s high-performing private markets, including those of China, India, Southeast Asia, Japan and Korea. Discussions will cover such topics as co-investments, fundraising and investor relations, private debt, private equity real estate, secondaries, value creation and venture capital.
 
More than 600 persons attended APEF 2016, more than half of whom were partners and C-suite executives. And with the dynamism that continues to be a hallmark of the industry, it is expected APEF 2017 will attract an even greater audience. Speakers from the limited partner sector include leading professionals from Asia Alternatives, HQ Capital, HarbourVest Partners, Manulife Capital and The Church Pension Fund, while general partner professionals hail from Blackstone, The Carlyle Group, CVC Capital Partners, KKR, Morgan Stanley, Sequoia Capital and TPG Capital. Also speaking will be advisors from China First Capital, Deloitte, Duff & Phelps, MVision and Shearman & Sterling.
 
The Asia Private Equity Forum is organized annually by the Hong Kong Venture Capital and Private Equity Association, Asia’s oldest and largest private equity industry association. APEF 2017 forms part of the Hong Kong Government’s international financial week, which includes the Asian Financial Forum to be held on 16 and 17 January at the same venue.

 

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HKVCA Asia Private Equity Forum 2016

 

 

Hong Kong, 20 January 2016 – The Asia Private Equity Forum (APEF) organized by the Hong Kong Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (HKVCA) today successfully concluded its sixth consecutive forum. Since its first Forum held in 2011, the number of delegates has more than doubled with over 600 senior partners and advisors attending.
 

Held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, distinguished guests included: Tsang Chunwah, John, GBM, JP, Financial Secretary, Government of the Hong Kong SAR; Fred Hu, Chairman and CEO of Primavera Capital Group; Daniel Mintz, Founding Managing Director of Olympus Capital Asia; and Charles Ong, Co-Chairman and Co-CEO of RRJ Group.
 

Eric Mason, Chairman of the HKVCA said: “Year on year, the HKVCA has provided a unique platform for sharing insights and intelligence on behalf of the private equity community and investment activities here in Asia. After a record breaking year for private equity in 2015, we are honored to facilitate discussions with a content rich conference to meet the needs of the industry. ”
 

David Pierce, Chairman of APEF, added: “We are delighted to see so many high-level speakers and panelists at this year’s Asian Private Equity Forum to address the latest developments, trends and potential opportunities in private market investing. Asia is an essential market for private equity practitioners and it will continue to attract and bring increasing value to investors.”
 

During the Forum leading industry practitioners addressed the most relevant issues facing the private equity industry today in Asia’s leading private markets, namely China, India, Southeast Asia, Japan and Korea. Topics discussed included co-investments, fundraising and investor relations, private debt, private equity real estate, secondaries, value creation and venture capital.

 

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