Speakers

Opening Remarks



Paul Chan Mo-po, GBM, GBS, MH, JP,
FinancKKRial Secretary, HKSARL


Mr Chan is the Financial Secretary of HKSAR and a Certified Public Accountant. He is a former President of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a former Chairman of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, Hong Kong.

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Opening Keynote



Jonathan Zhu
, Managing Director, Bain Capital


Mr. Jonathan Zhu is a Managing Director of Bain Capital, based in Hong Kong. Since joining Bain Capital in 2006, Mr. Zhu has led Bain Capital’s investments in Asia, with a focus on China. Mr. Zhu is currently a non-executive director of Clear Media Limited, Greatview Aseptic Packaging Company Limited and Sunac China Holdings Limited, the shares of which are listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong. show more…

Luncheon Keynote



Rebecca Xu
, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Asia Alternatives


Rebecca Xu is a Co-Founder and Managing Director of Asia Alternatives. Ms. Xu leads Asia Alternatives’ Beijing office and is also a part of the Hong Kong office. She is on the Firm’s Investment Committee and co-leads Asia Alternatives’ investments in expansion and growth capital funds, focusing most of her time on Asia Alternatives’ China investments. show more…

Closing Keynote



Suyi Kim,
Managing Director, Head of Asia Pacific, CPPIB


Suyi is responsible for leading our investment activities in Asia Pacific and overseeing CPPIB’s portfolio of Asia Pacific investments. She is based out of our Hong Kong office. Suyi joined CPPIB nine years ago, establishing CPPIB’s first international office in Hong Kong and has overseen the private equity business in Asia as Head of Private Equity Asia until early 2016. show more…

Other confirmed speakers (alphabetically by surname)



Amit Anand
, Founding Partner, Jungle Ventures


Amit Anand is the Founding Partner of Jungle Ventures, a Singapore based Venture Capital Firm that invests in and helps build tech category leaders from Asia. Jungle has a dedicated team of operating partners and functional experts to support startups as they scale across the region. The firm recently closed its second fund at US$100M, backed by leading institutions and family offices. show more…



Katsuya Baba
, Partner, Advantage Partners


Joined Advantage Partners in January 2002. Responsibilities to date include Polygon Pictures Inc., Nihonkaisui Co., Ltd., GST AutoLeather Inc., and Xacti Corporation. A member of the Investment Committee of Fund V and one of the senior leadership / management members of the firm. show more…


Jayanta Basu
, Managing Partner, CX Partners


Prior to co-founding CX Advisors LLP in 2008, Mr. Basu was a Director with CVCI since 2000. Prior to CVCI, Mr. Basu had several years of Corporate & Investment Banking experience with Citi. Mr. Basu serves on the boards of the following CX Partners Fund 1 portfolio companies: Matrix, Sutures, SIS, TSI and Ujjivan. show more…


Varun Bery,
Senior Advisor, Latitude Capital Management


Varun Bery is a Senior Advisor to Latitude Capital Management, an emerging market private equity firm focused on the power sector. He is also currently a Senior Advisor to StormHarbour Securities (Hong Kong). show more…


Nicholas Bloy
, Co-Managing Partner, Navis Capital Partners


Mr. Bloy is one of two Managing Partners of Navis and an Investment Committee member.

At Navis, Mr. Bloy leads investment teams, works with company management and sits on the boards of a number of portfolio companies. He is also responsible for fundraising. show more…


Dave Brochet
, Managing Director & Head of Asia , CDPQ


Since April 2016, Dave is head of Asia for CDPQ, based in Singapore, with the mandate to develop and maintain strong relationships with private and governmental key stakeholders in China, India and South-East Asia. He will also assist the different investment teams (i.e. Private Equity, Infrastructure, funds and real estate) in the selection of Partners and transaction analysis in the local/regional markets.
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Brian Bunker
, Partner & Managing Director Asia, Riverside


Brian joined Riverside in 2008 and established the Asia Strategy Group in Hong Kong which helps portfolio companies penetrate Asian markets, find add-ons and identify exit opportunities. Prior to joining the Firm, Brian spent five years at Danaher serving in various senior executive positions providing strategic direction and business development of 22 companies. show more…


Anthony Chan,
CEO, Isola Capital Group


Anthony is Chief Executive Officer of Isola Capital Group, a multi-family office owned platform focused on alternative asset investments. Anthony had an extensive career in investment banking with Credit Suisse, Citigroup and Lehman Brothers Asia before transitioning to private equity and principal investments. show more…


Eric Chan
, Managing Director, JP Morgan Asset Management


Mr. Chan is a Managing Director of JP Morgan Asset Management’s Private Equity Group based in Hong Kong. Mr. Chan looks after the Private Equity Group’s Asian investment programs in primary funds, secondary and direct investment. show more…


Jackson Chan
, Managing Director, Eaton Partners


Jackson focuses on the distribution of the firm’s alternative assets offerings in Asia. He has more than 20 years of institutional sales and marketing experience in the alternative space. Prior to joining Eaton Partners, Jackson headed the business development function at Hamilton Lane in Asia, where he was responsible for the sales and marketing and client servicing of all the group’s alternative solutions and products to Asian investors. show more…


Joe Chan,
Founding Partner, MindWorks Ventures


Joe started his career as a tech analyst in a multi-strategy hedge fund, Central Asset Investments, in 2005. His team has won multiple awards including the prestigious Asian Investors’ Performance Award. show more…


Matthew Chang
, Managing Director, KKR


Matthew Chang (Shanghai) is a Managing Director and has been Head of KKR Capstone China since 2013. Mr. Chang has over 20 years of experience in a wide range of companies such as start-ups, multi-national corporations, and professional service firms in Mainland China, Europe and North America. Prior to joining KKR Capstone, Mr. Chang served as global senior partner at Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, leading its Asian operations and restructuring practices. show more…


Lorna Chen
, Head of Greater China, Shearman & Sterling


Ms. Lorna Chen is Head of Greater China of Shearman & Sterling LLP, and also leads the firms’ Asia asset management and investment fund practice. Lorna advises clients in the structuring, restructuring, formation and operation of alternative investment products, including private equity funds, venture capital funds, hedge funds, real estate funds, funds of funds, project funds and co-investment structures. show more…


Lucy Chen
, Partner, Cobalt Equity Partners


Lucy is a Partner of Cobalt. Lucy joined Cobalt’s predecessor, GE Equity Asia Pacific in 2006, and was most recently an Executive Director, serving as the most senior deal leader covering Greater China. Her investment experience covers a broad range of sectors, including energy, healthcare, financial services and consumer. show more…


John Cheuck
, Managing Director, Ant Global Partners

 
John H.M. Cheuck is the Managing Director of Ant Global Partners (HK) Limited and a Managing Partner at Ant Capital Partners, a leading lower mid-market PE fund that specializes in Japanese SME buyouts. John has over 25 years of experience in PE investment and cross-cultural management in the Asian region, including Japan. Prior to working with Ant Capital Partners in 2010, he was a Partner of the pan-Asian private equity fund, GEMS in Hong Kong and a Venture Partner with Apax Partners in their joint venture fund in Tokyo. show more…


K.O. Chia
, Director, Grace Financial


Mr. Chia is Director of Grace Financial Ltd., a Hong Kong based family office, serving as a member of the executive team. He brings 30+ years of diverse international experience as venture capitalist, entrepreneur and corporate executive across Asia, Europe and U.S. Currently he serves as President of the HK Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (HKVCA) and Member of Advisory Committee, School of Continuing & Professional Studies at Chinese University of Hong Kong. show more…


Gordon Cho
, Head of Korea & Managing Director, The Rohatyn Group


Gordon Cho is Managing Director and Representative Director of the firm’s Korea operations.

With 17 years of private equity experience, he focuses on the group’s private equity transactions across Asia and especially South Korea. Mr. Cho has broad experience in the consumer mid-market buy-out space. show more…


Calvin Chou
, Managing Director & Portfolio Manager and Head of Opportunity Funds, Invesco Real Estate


Mr. Chou is the Portfolio Manager of Invesco Asia Real Estate Fund III and the Head of Opportunity Funds at Invesco Real Estate in the Asia Pacific Region.

Mr. Chou joined Invesco Real Estate in 2015. Prior to that, he was the Head of Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing (MSREI) for Greater China and Southeast Asia since 2006. show more…


Kei Chua
, Managing Director, Bain Capital Credit


Mr. Chua joined Bain Capital Credit in 2016. He is a Managing Director based in Bain Capital Credit’s Hong Kong office and is a member of the Distressed and Special Situations team focused on special situations and portfolio investing. Previously, Mr. Chua was the co-head of Asia for Mount Kellett Capital focused on special situations and distressed investing. show more…


Michael Chung
, Head of Korea & Managing Director, Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia


Michael Hwey-Hoon Chung is a Managing Director of Morgan Stanley and Head of Korea for Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia. Mr. Chung also serves on Morgan Stanley’s Seoul Executive Committee, which is comprised of the Firm’s senior business leaders within Korea. Mr. Chung joined the firm in 2006 and focuses on the group’s private equity transactions in South Korea. show more…


Filippo de Vecchi
, Managing Director, Co-head of Greater China, Advent International Hong Kong


Filippo de Vecchi joined Advent in February 2000 in the São Paulo office. In 2002 he transferred to Milan and in 2012 he opened the Advent office in Shanghai and, most recently, Hong Kong, and has worked on company investments in Atrium Telecom, Gruppo Argenta, King Koil China, The Learning Lab, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Venere, and Viatris. show more…


Srikrishna Dwaram
, Partner, True North Managers


Srikrishna (Sri) has been with True North since 2006. He is based in Mumbai and is involved with investments in Consumer, Agriculture and Financial Services. Sri is also involved in formulating the overall portfolio strategy. A gold medal winning Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Warangal, Sri also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IIM, Ahmedabad. show more…


Jonathan English
, Managing Director, Portfolio Advisors


Jonathan is a Managing Director of Portfolio Advisors, based in Hong Kong, and serves as a voting member of the firm’s Asia Investment Committee. He joined Portfolio Advisors in 2007 and, as Head of the Asia Investment Team, leads the firm’s Hong Kong office, primarily engaged in sourcing, evaluating and recommending investment opportunities in Asia private equity primary, secondary and co-investments. show more…


Anil Gorthy
, Senior Portfolio Manager – Asia Strategy, Avenue Capital


Mr. Gorthy is the Senior Portfolio Manager responsible for directing all the investment activities of the Avenue Asia Strategy and has over 17 years of investment experience in Asia.

Prior to joining Avenue in 2014, Mr. Gorthy was a Managing Director and Partner at Pacific Alliance Group (“PAG”) in Hong Kong, where he was a Senior Portfolio Manager focusing on special situations and distressed investments. show more…


Mounir Guen,
CEO, MVision


Mounir (“Moose”) Guen is the Chief Executive Officer of MVision, which he founded in 2001. Moose is a veteran fundraising specialist and adviser with 30 years of experience. He has worked on over 350 General Partnership funds and has led MVision to become one of the leading private equity capital raising firms in the world. show more…


Sanjay Gujral
, Regional Managing Director, L Catterton Asia


Sanjay Gujral is a part of the leadership team and investment committee at L Catterton Asia (fka as L Capital Asia), the Asian franchise of L Catterton, the world’s leading consumer investor.

L Catterton Asia is a value-added investor focused on businesses that will benefit from the growth in lifestyle consumption in emerging Asian markets. show more…


Amit Gupta
, Partner (Hong Kong), NewQuest Capital Partners


Amit Gupta heads India and Southeast Asia business for NewQuest and overseas investments in power and financial services sectors in the Asia Pac region. Amit has more than 16 years of industry experience.
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Jenhao Han
, CEO, KCA Capital Partners


Mr. Jenhao HAN is the CEO of KCA Capital Partners (“KCA”), a growth equity investment firm focusing on value creation through cross border market expansion. KCA is sponsored by China International Capital Corporation (“CICC”) which has extensive business and government relationships to facilitate market expansion in China and South East Asia.
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Gregory Hara
, President & Representative Director, J-STAR


Mr. Hara has 15 years of experience in lower middle market controlled buyout investment in Japan. He founded J-STAR Co., Ltd and became a President in February 2006. Up until today, he has made a number of buyout/MBO investments in a variety of industries such as Healthcare Service, Manufacturing, IT Service, Consumer Goods and Food. show more…


Daisuke Hayashi
, Managing Director, Phoenix Property Investors Japan


Mr. Hayashi joined Phoenix in March 2014. Since that time, he heads Phoenix’s Japan office and oversees Phoenix’s investments in Japan. He has over 27 years of experience in real estate private equity and investment banking, having compiled a successful track record during that time. show more…


Edward Huang
, Senior Managing Director, The Blackstone Group


Edward Huang is a Senior Managing Director in the Private Equity Group and is based in Hong Kong. Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Huang was most recently a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia where he focused on private equity investments in China. show more…


Vincent Huang
, Founding Managing Partner, Juntong Capital


Juntong Capital was founded by Vincent Huang in July 2014, with focus on private equity direct investments in China. The company has completed several investments with total commitments over USD200m in the following areas: Internet/ consumer, new energy/ healthcare/ education. show more…



Yong Hak Huh
, Founder & CEO, First Bridge Strategy


Yong Hak Huh, Founder and CEO of First Bridge Strategy Limited, is an experienced investor, trusted advisor, and M&A practitioner. First Bridge Strategy Limited works with large financial institutions including life insurance companies, pension funds, and sovereign wealth funds, and helps them succeed in building long-lasting robust investment portfolios in alternative investments. show more…


Patrick Ip
, Managing Director, China-ASEAN Investment Cooperation Fund


Mr. Ip joined China-ASEAN Investment Cooperation Fund (“CAF”) in early 2011. He was an Investment Principal and served as the Head of Portfolio Supervision & Risk Management for CAF. Prior to that, he held a senior position with the private equity arm of the French bank, Natixis covering Asia (ex Japan). show more…


Dong Hun Jang
, CIO, Public Officials Benefit Association (POBA)


Mr. Jang has joined the firm in November 2015 as a Chief Investment Officer of POBA. As the CIO, he has senior management oversight of the firm’s investments totaling around US$ 10 bil. and leads the firm’s strategic expansion in overseas investment area, reflecting the growing importance of asset size and portfolio diversification. He is responsible for portfolio investments including equity, fixed income, and alternatives. show more…


Richard Ji
, Co-founder & Managing Partner, All-Stars Investment


Dr. Richard-Weidong Ji is the co-founder and managing partner of All-Stars Investment Limited, which focuses on investing in the “all-star” companies in China’s Internet and consumer brand markets. The fund currently manages over US$1 billion assets and has invested in the tech champions, such as Didi Chuxing (China’s Uber), Tujia (China’s Airbnb), Xiaomi, Truck Alliance (Uber-like “sharing economy” leader in China’s long-haul logistics market), Meili.com (a top online fashion marketplace formed via the merger between Meilishuo and Mogujie), and Lianlian Pay (China’s leading enterprise fintech mobile payment solution provider backed by American Express), as a value-added strategic investor. show more…


Kosmo Kalliarekos
, Managing Director, Baring Private Equity Asia


Kosmo Kalliarekos, Managing Director, Chairman of the Portfolio Management Committee and co-head of the Education investment sector has advised Baring Private Equity since 2004 and fully joined in 2008. Kosmo is a senior member of the India investment team as well as leads recruiting and performance review activities within the firm. show more…


Shawna Kaufman
, Managing Director, ILPA


As Managing Director, Membership of the Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA), Shawna Kaufman is responsible for ILPA’s relationships with the world’s leading private equity investors. This includes establishing and enriching ILPA’s connections with current & prospective members, building a deep understanding of their interests & issues, and coordinating ILPA’s services to maximize their impact on LP priorities. show more…


Tatsuo Kawasaki
, Founding Partner, Unison Capital


Tatsuo Kawasaki is one of the founding Partners of Unison Capital, INC. which was founded in 1998. His investment experience ranges from retail, food and beverage, financial services, to manufacturing sectors. Prior to starting Unison, he worked for Goldman Sachs, McKinsey & Company, and NextCard. show more…


Kazushige Kobayashi,
Managing Director, Head of Investment Management Asia, Capital Dynamics


Kazushige is a Managing Director, Head of Investment Management Asia and member of both the Private Equity Investment Committee as well as the Executive Committee. He has over 27 years of private equity-related business experience. Prior to joining us, he was president and chief executive of Alternative Investment Capital Ltd (AIC), an investment advisory firm in private equity investments, where he invested in more than 100 private equity funds globally and established a strong worldwide network of general partners. show more…


Kenneth Koo,
Deputy General Manager, Citi Orient Securities


Mr. Koo is Deputy General Manager & Citi’s Chief Representative at Citi Orient Securities, where he is a key member of its senior management committee, transaction approval committee and transaction selection committee. He also heads the Cross Border Department which is responsible for international and domestic corporate clients, particularly clients of Citi. Mr. Koo was Managing Director in the Chairman’s Office for Citigroup Asia Pacific and spearheads Citi’s strategic cooperation with Orient Securities, including the negotiation and formation of the Citi Orient joint venture. show more…


Mukund Krishnaswami,
Founding Partner, Lighthouse


Mukund is founding partner of Lighthouse, handling investment activities and investor relations. He has completed over USD 2.0 billion of direct equity investments over his career. He has over 18 years of investing experience, including 12 years in India. show more…


Frewen Lam,
Partner, Roc Partners


Frewen is a Partner based in Roc’s Hong Kong office. Roc Partners was established following the management buy-out of the Macquarie Group’s private markets business unit by its senior executives in June 2014. The Roc Partners business has been in continuous operation since 1996. show more…


Brad Landes
, Partner & CIO, ADV Partners


Brad Landes is based in Hong Kong and has extensive financial markets experience, 24 years of which have been in Asia. He has held numerous leadership, trading and principal investing roles throughout his professional career.
 
Prior to co-founding ADV, Brad was Managing Director and Deputy Head of Asia for Mount Kellett Capital and was a member of the firm’s Global Investment Committee. Previously, Brad was Managing Director at JP Morgan Securities where he was Head of Risk Taking and Trading for JP Morgan’s Asia Special Situations Group and High Yield businesses and its predecessor group, Loans and Distressed Credit, which he founded. show more…


Collin Lau
, Founder, BEI Capital


Collin Lau is the founder of BEI Capital, which is an Asian-based global real estate and alternative investment company. Collin was previously a managing director, head of global real estate and head of European private equity at China Investment Corporation. Collin had 30 years of corporate, financial and investment management experience. show more…


Peter Lee
, Partner, Financial Advisory, Deloitte


Peter Lee is a Financial Advisory Partner. Peter has more than 20 years experience in the financial services industry in areas of private equity, venture capital, investment banking, project finance, asset management and family offices. He has managed over over USD1billion of assets under management including private equity funds, venture capital funds, fund of funds, multi-asset portfolios and a hospitality fund. show more…


Gabriel Li
, Managing Partner, Orchid Asia Hong Kong Management Company
 
Gabriel Li is the Managing Partner & Investment Committee Member of Orchid Asia Group Management Limited, a private equity firm focused on investing in Asia specifically China over the past 20+ years. He led the first round investment in Ctrip International (Nasdaq: CTRP) and Eachnet (sold to EBAY) for Orchid Asia. He is also currently the Vice Chairman of the Board and Director of Ctrip, the largest travel reservation services company in China. show more…


Brian Lim
, Partner, Pantheon Ventures (HK)


Brian is a Partner and Head of Pantheon’s Asia and Emerging Markets Investment teams, Chair of their respective Investment Committees and is involved in all aspects of investment activity. Prior to joining Pantheon, Brian was investing in emerging markets as a Portfolio Director at CDC Group and before that worked at Watson Wyatt where he advised institutional investors on private equity and investment strategy. show more…


Andy Lin
, Founder & Partner, Loyal Valley Capital


Andy is Founder and Partner of Loyal Valley Capital (LVC), a China based private equity firm that brings operational value-add to companies with strong and lasting competitive advantages. LVIC has invested USD 1.5 billion capital in 22 companies, including LogicThinking, Bilibili, Sunshine Insurance, Kaixin, Junshi-Bio and etc. show more…


Omar Lodhi
, Partner & Regional Head – Asia, Abraaj Capital Asia


Omar Lodhi heads Asia for the Abraaj Group, a global growth markets private equity investor with US$10 billion under management.

With over 20 years of investing experience, Omar joined Abraaj in 2005 and has since lead the firms investments into several underlying businesses spanning a wide variety of sectors including consumer downstream, education, healthcare, industrials and oil & gas services. show more…


Haide Lui
, Head of Investor Relations, Ascendent Capital Partners (Asia)


Ms. Haide Lui is the Head of Investor Relations at Ascendent Capital Partners.

Ms. Lui joined Ascendent from HarbourVest Partners (Asia) Limited, where she served for over 10 years. While at HarbourVest, she covered partnership investments in Asia and emerging markets, with a focus on the North Asia region.
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Chau Ly
, Investment Specialist – Alternatives, Aberdeen Standard Investments


Chau Ly is an Investment Specialist focused on the growth of Aberdeen Standard Investment’s Alternatives products and capabilities. Prior to joining Aberdeen via the acquisition of FLAG Capital in 2015, Chau was a Director at FLAG focused on existing client relationships and new business development as well as investments in Southeast Asia. show more…


Shirley Ma
, Director, Private Equity, Asia, MetLife Investments Asia


Shirley serves as a Director in MetLife’s Global Alternative Investments Unit, and is responsible for managing MetLife’s private equity investments in Asia. Her specific responsibility includes sourcing new investments and managing the existing portfolio in Asia, and facilitating various private equity initiatives of MetLife’s Asian subsidiaries. show more…


Eric Mason
, Managing Director – Asia Investments, The Church Pension Fund


Eric Mason is a Managing Director of The Church Pension Fund. He joined the Church Pension Fund in 2009 as the head of the Fund’s new Asian office based in Hong Kong and has been based in Asia for almost 25 years. Mr. Mason and his team are responsible for the Fund’s investments in Asia across all asset classes with a focus on private equity, real estate and hedge funds. show more…


Alexander McCloskey
, Head of Investor Relations & Business Development, Falcon House Partners


Alexander has more than a decade of experience in private equity in the U.S. and Asia. He joined Falcon House Partners in 2016 as Head of Investor Relations and Business Development in the firm’s Singapore office. He is responsible for driving Falcon House’s investor relations, fundraising and other business development activities and is the key contact for current and prospective investors. show more…


Hemal Mirani
, Managing Director, HarbourVest Partners


Hemal Mirani rejoined HarbourVest’s senior management team in Asia in 2015 to focus on investments and investor relations across the Asia Pacific region.

Hemal first joined HarbourVest in 1997 and spent eleven years developing relationships with leading Asian private equity managers and working with our investors and consultants across the region to advance and optimize their private market investment programs. show more…


Sunil Mishra,
Partner, Singapore, Adams Street Partners


Sunil is a Partner who primarily specializes in the sourcing and execution of Asian investments specifically in India, Australia, Vietnam and Southeast Asia. He actively participates in all fund investment decisions at Adams Street. show more…


Neil Mowery
, Managing Director, Franklin Park Associates (Hong Kong) Limited

 
At Franklin Park, Neil is responsible for the design and development of analytical models and tools used to monitor and evaluate investments and client portfolios. He is also involved with the post-investment monitoring efforts, which include fund manager oversight and performance reporting.
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Mark O’Hare
, Founder & Chief Executive, Preqin

 
Mark O’Hare is Founder and Chief Executive of Preqin, the alternative assets information service. Preqin provides extensive research and data on the entire global alternative assets industry, covering private equity, hedge funds, real estate, infrastructure, private debt and natural resources. Preqin is an independent business with over 300 staff based in London, New York, Singapore, San Francisco, Hong Kong, Guangzhou and Manila, providing market-leading online and hard copy data services to many of the world’s leading institutional investors, money managers and advisors. show more…



Steven Okun,
Founder and CEO, APAC Advisors; ASEAN Representative, EMPEA

 
The Founder and CEO of APAC Advisors, Steven Okun is a leader on corporate public affairs, sustainability, and stakeholder engagement in Asia Pacific.
 
APAC Advisors is a government relations, policy, and sustainability consultancy which empowers clients, ranging from global corporations to social enterprises and NGOs, to operate at the intersection of business, government, and media. show more…


Bobby Pauly
, Partner, Tata Opportunities Fund


Bobby is a founding member and Partner of the Tata Opportunities Fund, a USD 600 million third-party private equity fund that invests in attractive off-market transactions leveraging the network and relationships of the Tata group. Bobby joined Tata Capital Private Equity as its first employee in 2007 and has helped conceptualize, nurture and build the firm’s private equity business. show more…


David Pierce
, Managing Director & Head of Asia, HQ Capital


David G Pierce is Managing Director & Head of Asia for HQ Capital, a private investment group that invests in alternative assets globally.
 
He was Chairman of the Hong Kong Venture Capital & Private Equity Association from 2011-2013 and continues to serve the Association as a Board Member. show more…


Karthik Reddy
, Co-founder & Managing Partner, Blume Ventures


Karthik Reddy is the co-founder and Managing Partner at Blume Ventures, one of India’s leading early stage Venture funds. Blume focusses on seed to Pre-Series A stages of funding and has made over a 100 investments across its 7 year history. show more…


Raju Ruparelia
, Director (Hong Kong), Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan


Raju Ruparelia joined Ontario Teachers’ in 2008 and has over 13 years of combined experience in private equity and corporate finance. Raju is a founding member of Ontario Teachers’ Hong Kong office and is currently responsible for direct and co-investing activities across the Asia-Pacific region. show more…


Jason Sambanju
, Founder, Foundation Private Equity


Jason is the founder of Foundation Private Equity, the first investment platform focused on Asian fund restructuring secondaries. He has been a private equity investor in Asia since 2000 and has spent the last 10 years purely on secondary transactions. Before establishing Foundation Private Equity in July 2017, he was Head of Asia, Secondaries for DB Private Equity, the private equity arm of the Deutsche Bank AG group, for 3 years. show more…


Stuart Schonberger
, Managing Director, Head of Investor Relations, CDH Investments


Schonberger is one of the founding partners of CDH China Management Company Limited (CDH Investments) and is the head of the firm’s investor relations activities. He is the principal liaison between the investment team and the firm’s over 100 global institutional investors and regularly participates in investment team meetings. show more…


Kyle Shaw
, Founder & Managing Partner, ShawKwei & Partners


Kyle Shaw is the founder and managing partner of ShawKwei & Partners, a private equity fund manager based in Hong Kong and Singapore investing in Asian advanced manufacturing and service industries. ShawKwei is actively involved in managing portfolio companies and has specialist operating skills in areas such as revenue growth, margin expansion, and capital efficiency. show more…


Catherine Shih
, Principal , Quilvest & Partners


Catherine joined Quilvest in 2010. She is a Principal in the Hong Kong office. Catherine is responsible for the due diligence and execution of Private Equity fund investments and co-investments for QS GEO PEP, with a focus on Asia. show more…


Jaewoo Shim
, Managing Director, Clearwater Capital Partners


Jaewoo Shim joined Clearwater in 2002 and is a member of the Firm’s Investment and Management Committees. Since establishing the Korea office, he has played a key role in building Clearwater’s Korea presence, Including the Investment of more than $500 million across 40 transactions in the region. show more…


Broderick Storie
, Partner, PAG


Prior to joining PAG, Broderick Storie was Chief Risk & Investment Officer for Europe and Asia and a member of the Global Management Committee at Prudential Real Estate Investors (“PREI”) which had in excess of US$55 billion under management. Broderick started his career in Australia at Gresham Partners and subsequently joined Babcock & Brown, becoming Head of Real Estate for Asia (ex-Japan). show more…


Charles Target
, Chairman, Agripacific Holdings


Charles Target is the Chairman of Agripacific Holdings, a horticultural company producing and distributing cut flowers. Charles founded the company in 1992 with its first farm in Dalat in Vietnam. The company, which employs 3,500 people, now produces from 800 acres of greenhouses on farms in Vietnam, Indonesia and China, selling throughout Asia. The company is the largest supplier of chrysanthemums in Asia. show more…


Sebastiaan van den Berg
, CIO & Head of Principal Investment, Sun Hung Kai & Co


Mr. Van Den Berg is the Chief Investment Officer and Head of the Principal Investments business of Sun Hung Kai & Co. Limited. He has an in-depth experience in private equity funds management and investment, and was previously the managing director of HarbourVest Partners (Asia) Limited, a leading global private equity fund-of-funds manager.
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Patrick Walujo
, Co-founder and Managing Partner, Northstar Group


Patrick Walujo is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of the Northstar group, which was formed in 2003 and today is one of Indonesia’s leading private investment firms. Together with its partners, Northstar has invested in various sectors, including energy, financial services, consumer and retail, industrial and communications. show more…


Ekaluck Wangchucherdkul
, Managing Director, Lombard


Mr. Ekaluck Wangchucherdkul is Managing Director of Lombard based in Bangkok. Ekaluck’s background includes a broad range of corporate financing transactions and financial risk management activities throughout Southeast Asia. Prior to joining Lombard in 2013, Ekaluck served as Director of Barclays’s Investment Banking Department in Singapore, where he was responsible for originating and executing fund-raising and financial risk management solutions for Southeast Asian clients. show more…


Edwin Wong
, Managing Partner & CIO, SSG Capital Management


Mr. Wong founded SSG Capital Management in 2009 and serves as its Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer. SSG makes Special Situations and private debt investments with currently more than $4 billion of assets under management. The firm invests across Asia-Pacific with a focus on China, India and South-East Asia. show more…


Dongao Yan
, Director, HQ Capital


Mr. Yan is a Director of HQ Capital, a leading global independent alternative investment firm active in private equity and real estate since 1989. show more…


Yuelin Yang
, Deputy Group Managing Director, IMC Industrial Group


As the Deputy Group Managing Director of IMC Industrial Group, Mr Yuelin T Yang manages the Group’s corporate and business relationships. He serves on the boards of IMC’s joint ventures with Chevron, Mitsui and Modec. He is also the Acting Managing Director of its Marine & Offshore Engineering Strategic Business Unit. show more…


Brooke Zhou
, Managing Director – Private Equity, Asia Pacific, LGT Capital Partners


Brooke Zhou is Managing Director of LGT Capital Partners, and leads the firm’s secondary investment activities in Asia. In addition, Ms. Zhou is responsible for primary investments in the region with an emphasis on China and Japan. show more…