AVCJ China Forum 2015
The continued evolution of private equity in China's new normal
China World Summit Wing,Beijing l 28-29 May 2015
In 2015, China is expected to experience a "new normal of growth". For private equity investors, China's new stage of growth represents huge opportunities: an increase of 270% in online consumption, the reform of over a hundred sovereign-owned enterprises, trillion-dollar investments into overseas infrastructure projects, the rising entrance of young entrepreneurs, and many more.
"Focusing Capital on the Long Term"
Head of International
Mark joined the CPP Investment Board in 2012 and is Head of International and also President of Asia. Prior to joining CPPIB, Mark had a 20 year career at Goldman Sachs, where he was most recently Vice Chairman of Asia ex‐Japan, based in Beijing. Mark has been based in Asia since 1994 where, among other roles, he ran the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs in Asia ex‐Japan for six years.
"How venture capital & innovation can help solve China's greatest problems - environment, food safety, health care, and beyond"
Managing Partner, KHOSLA VENTURES
Andrew is a Partner at Khosla Ventures who is interested in developing leading companies in cleantech, Internet, mobility, education, and genomics and also leads the firm's China activities. He is director on the boards of Lanzatech, LS9, EcoMotors, Pellion, Biodiscovery, and a stealth company (mobile).
Andrew is also a frequent speaker at industry events, was Founding Chair of the Cleantech Board for The Indus Entrepreneurs Group. He has also advised various government officials on cleantech-related policy issues.
Senior Resident, Representative for China,
International Monetary Fund
Alfred provides policy advice, leads the analytical work of the office, engages with academia, think tanks, and the media, and coordinates the Fund's training and technical assistance in China. Previously, he was a division chief in the Asia and Pacific Department, where he coordinated the work on fast growing low-income countries in South-East Asia (Frontier Economies) and led missions to Vietnam. He was a division chief in the IMF's Western Hemisphere Department in charge of the Latin Caribbean and Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) divisions.
To be held on 28 and 29 May, the 14th annual AVCJ China Forum 2015 in Beijing will feature these exciting topics and bring together top-notch speakers from across the world.
Join the premium industrial gathering of over 300 private equity professionals, regulators and senior executives for two days of mind-provoking discussions, networking and more. See what you can't afford to miss:
What to expect from AVCJ China 2015:
50+ distinguished speakers who have unique insights in regional and domestic investments
15+ thought-provoking sessions covering regional and domestic most debated topics
300+ attendees who are policy makers, fund managers, investment professionals, corporate executives from across the region
6 roundtable sessions with top expertise and intimate networking opportunities
This is what our attendees say about the conference:
"Very well organized with high-caliber speakers and excellent program. The topics are very up-to-date and interesting for discussion. I felt that AVCJ always delivers the best content and it is surely the best place for private equity players in China to discuss, derate and get the latest update on industry."
- James Mi, Co-Founder and Managing Director, LIGHTSPEED CHINA PARTNERS
"I know the AVCJ conference for a while and am aware of the high quality of the participants. I am really glad to join the conference this year for the first time. It is a good forum to exchange ideas and to learn from industry leaders about investing in Asia."
- Shan Chen, Portfolio Manager, PUBLIC SAFETY PERSONNEL RETIREMENT SYSTEM OF THE STATE OF ARIZONA (AZ PSPRS TRUST)
"I am glad to have attended the conference and the roundtable session in Beijing. The roundtable format was very innovative, and encouraged more interactions among the participants."
- S.C. Mak, Founding Partner, FUEL CAPITAL
Head of International, CPPIB ASIA INC.
Senior Resident Representative for China, INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Portfolio Manager, PUBLIC SAFETY PERSONNEL RETIREMENT SYSTEM OF THE STATE OF ARIZONA (AZ PSPRS TRUST)...
Managing Director and head of Asia, AUDA
Managing Director, LGT CAPITAL PARTNERS
Managing Director, CHINA RE ASSET MANAGEMENT COMPANY LTD
Director, Growth & Cross Border Investment Department, DEVELOPMENT BANK OF JAPAN
Managing Director, MVISION
Managing Director, Chief Representative, COMMONFUND CAPITAL (BEIJING OFFICE)
Managing Director, Alternative Investments, MET LIFE
Executive Director, ARK TRUST (HONG KONG) LIMITED
Managing Director, HARBOURVEST PARTNERS (ASIA) LIMITED
Senior Industry Professionals
Partner, SOSVENTURES Managing Director, CHINACCELERATOR
Director, FOSUN CAPITAL GROUP
Partner, SHUNWEI CAPITAL
Vice Chairman and Managing Director , VICKERS VENTURE PARTNERS
Managing Director, SHENZHEN CO-WIN VENTURE CAPITAL INVESTMENT
General Manager, ZHEN FUND
Managing Partner, GGV CAPITAL
Manager Partner, QIMING VENTURE PARTNERS
Founder and CEO, BRINC.CO
Managing Director, DUFF & PHELPS
Partner, APPWORKS VENTURES
Managing Partner, NDE CAPITAL
Partner, NEWQUEST CAPITAL PARTNERS
Partner, COOLEY LLP
Co-founding Partner, BOYU CAPITAL
Managing Director, FTI CONSULTING
David Qiu Managing Director PAG
Managing Director, Shanghai, BARING PRIVATE EQUITY ASIA
Founder and Managing Director, SHAW KWEI & PARTNERS
Partner, Country Head – China, SIMMONS & SIMMONS
Managing Director, BAIN CAPITAL
Founder and CEO, BEIJING ZEROZERO INFINITY TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD
Member & Regional Leader of China, KKR
Managing Director, CITIC CAPITAL
Managing Director, PING AN VENTURES
Managing Director, CICC Private Equity
Managing Editor, ASIAN VENTURE CAPITAL JOURNAL
Speakers for Prospective China-Korea Co-Investment (Breakout session)
Representative Director, EQ PARTNERS
Managing Partner, VOGO INVESTMENT GROUP
Managing Partner, BAE KIM & LEE LLC
Senior Managing Director, KIWOOM INVESTMENT