AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Forum - USA 2013
9 July 2013, The University Club, New York
The 2013 AVCJ USA Forum, which took place on 9 July, brought together 129 leading Asian private equity GPs, US's LPs and advisors for insightful discussions and high-powered networking. LP attendance was especially strong this year, representing 48% of the audience.
The event featured a day of in-depth perspectives on the different regions across Asia. Fund managers with decades of experience investing in the region delivered insights on a range of topics including the new hotspots in Southeast Asia, the re-emergence of North Asia as an investment destination, pitfalls and opportunities of the Indian investment landscape, how China will continue to be one of the most important markets in Asia and the rise in co-investments across the region.
Chief executive officer of Morgan Stanley, Chin Chou; managing director and head of private equity, Auda, Stephen Wesson; managing director of Bain Capital, Asia, Craig Boyce; and managing director and co-founder, Clearwater Capital Partners, Rob Petty, opened the day, leading a cast of the region's most high-profile fund managers. Insightful presentations were delivered by David Grayce, Henry H. McVey and Igor Rozenblit.
Please check this website in the future for details about next year's Forum. We hope to see you there!
Senior Industry Professionals
Managing Director, HAMILTON LANE
Managing Director, Hong Kong, BAIN CAPITAL
Chief Executive Officer, MORGAN STANLEY PRIVATE EQUITY ASIA
Managing Director, THE CARLYLE GROUP
Co-Founder & Managing Director, SHORELINE CAPITAL
Managing Director, PACIFIC EQUITY PARTNERS
Partner, ALPINVEST PARTNERS
Director, Private Funds Group, PINEBRIDGE INVESTMENTS, HONG KONG
Managing Director, SIGULER GUFF
Managing Director, COMMONFUND CAPITAL, INC.
Foreign Attorney, KIM & CHANG
Managing Director, THE HINA GROUP
Managing Director, MOUSSE PARTNERS
Clean Technology Investments, South Asia, INTERNATIONAL FINANCE CORPORATION
Director, OVERSEAS PRIVATE INVESTMENT CORPORATION
Head, Global Macro and Asset Allocation Team KKR
Founding Managing Director, OLYMPUS CAPITAL ASIA
Managing Partner, NAVIS CAPITAL PARTNERS
Senior Investment Officer, INTERNATIONAL FINANCE CORPORATION
Managing Partner, BAIRD CAPITAL
Managing Director, BLACKROCK PRIVATE EQUITY PARTNERS
Managing Partner and Co-Founder, CLEARWATER CAPITAL PARTNERS
Private Equity Specialist, Asset Management Unit, SEC
Partner, FOLEY & LARDNER
Director of Alternative Investments, THE HELMSLEY CHARITABLE TRUST
Senior Managing Partner, IL&FS INVESTMENT MANAGERS LIMITED
Chief Investment Officer, THE JOHNSON COMPANY
Managing Director, LOMBARD INVESTMENTS INC
Managing Partner, LUNAR CAPITAL
Managing Director, HARBOURVEST PARTNERS, LLC
Managing Director and Head of Private Equity, AUDA