Thank you for attending the AVCJ USA Forum 2014!

Why Asia still matters l 8 July, 2014 l Harvard Club of New York City

The 2014 AVCJ USA Forum, took place on July 8 and brought together more than 160 of Asia and North America's private equity professionals together for this rare meeting and heard what continues to make Asia so appealing for foreign investors today. Attendees from 125 companies across 10 countries contributed to this lively and interactive forum.

As is tradition with the forum we looked in -depth at the regions and sectors across Asia and discussed the opportunities and challenges. We featured a new panel dedicated to family offices and delved into how to access this pool of capital. Whilst Igor Rozenblitz from the SEC provided an informative update on the regulatory environment.

Jim Hildebrandt, Managing Director, BAIN CAPITAL ASIA, Robert Petty, Managing Partner and Co-Founder, CLEARWATER CAPITAL PARTNERS and Simon Pillar, Managing Director, PACIFIC EQUITY PARTNERS moderated by David Pierce, Managing Director and Head of Asia, HQ CAPITAL navigated the Asian landscape and shared their vast experience as Asian industry leaders. 

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Why did they join us?

 

 

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Benefits of attending:

Improve your chances for fund raising as you meet Limited Partners and other institutional investors keen to take advantage of Asia's private equity markets

Join the ‘snapshot' sessions that will take you around Asia's ‘Hotspots' for 2014 looking at key industries for investment

Gain valuable insight from Asian GPs as they talk you through changes to private equity regulation and alternative exit strategies that are seeing returns much faster

Discuss with your peers why US investors should still look to Asia

Learn which maturing and emerging markets are presenting the best investment opportunities

Limited Partners

Sebastiaan C. van den Berg

Managing Director, HARBOURVEST PARTNERS (ASIA) LIMITED

Tara Blackburn

Managing Director, HAMILTON LANE

Rainer Busch

Managing Partner, MERCURY PARTNERS

Andreas Calianos

Chief Investment Officer, DOME EQUITIES

Steve Cowan

Managing Director, 57 STARS LLC

Jonathan A. English

Managing Director, PORTFOLIO ADVISORS (HONG KONG) LTD

Dan Farrell

Chairman and CEO, PRIVOS CAPITAL

Ralph Jaeger

Managing Director, SIGULER GUFF

Meredith Jenkins

Co-Chief Investment Officer, CARNEGIE CORPORATION

Peter Keehn

Global Head of Private Equity, ALLSTATE INVESTMENTS, LLC

Meera Narayanswamy

Regional Lead - Asia Insurance, Global Financial Markets, INTERNATIONAL FINANCE CORPORATION

Jay Park

Managing Director, BLACKROCK PRIVATE EQUITY PARTNERS

David G Pierce

Managing Director and Head of Asia, HQ CAPITAL

Victoria Vysotina

Founder, VV STRATEGIC GROUP


Senior Industry Professionals

Adam Baxter

Senior Vice President and Beijing Head, MACQUARIE INFRASTRUCTURE AND REAL ASSETS

Bill Gunn

Executive Chairman, GUNN AGRI PARTNERS

Jim Hildebrandt

Managing Director, BAIN CAPITAL ASIA

Sanjiv Kapur

Managing Director, Wolfensohn Fund Management

John Lin

Managing Partner, NDE CAPITAL

David Nage

Head of Family Office Practice, BLOOMBERG LP

D. Cyril Noerhadi

Senior Managing Director, CREADOR

Brian O'Connor

Founding Partner, FALCON HOUSE PARTNERS

Robert Petty

Managing Partner and Co-Founder, CLEARWATER CAPITAL PARTNERS

Simon Pillar

Managing Director, PACIFIC EQUITY PARTNERS

Mohit Ralhan

Managing Partner, TIW PRIVATE EQUITY

Euan Rellie

Senior Managing Director, BDA

Igor Rozenblit

Co-Head Private Funds Unit, Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations, SEC

Taisuke Sasanuma

Representative Partner, ADVANTAGE PARTNERS, LLP

Stuart Schonberger

Managing Director, Head of Investor Relations, CDH INVESTMENTS

Sunny Sharma

Senior Managing Director, Asia Team, ORBIMED

Brenden Woods

Partner, STEPSTONE

Robert W. van Zwieten

President & Chief Executive Officer, EMPEA


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