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KPMG is one of the leading providers of Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We respond to clients' business challenges with a global perspective and local knowledge that spans industry sectors. Our high-performing people mobilise around our clients, using our expertise and insight to cut through complexity and deliver informed perspectives and clear solutions that our clients and stakeholders value.
KPMG has operated in China for nearly 30 years and our Hong Kong SAR operations have been established since the 1940s. This early commitment to the China market, together with an unwavering focus on quality, has been the foundation for accumulated industry experience, and is reflected in the firm's appointment by some of China's most prestigious companies. Today, KPMG China has around 10,000 professionals working in 17 offices throughout China, including, the Hong Kong and Macau SARs.
The KPMG Private Equity group brings together our leading transaction advisory, deal origination and M&A Tax professionals who work full time on deals for the private equity funds. They combine industry specific skills with a deep understanding of the requirements of private equity funds as they search out the value enhancing attributes of each deal. Our professionals work closely with the management of portfolio companies, embedding ‘best practices' and helping build value prior to exit. Depending on the exit route, we also help prepare companies for IPO or manage the sales process.
KPMG Advisory professionals provide advice and assistance to enable companies, intermediaries and public sector bodies to mitigate risk, improve performance, and create value in relation to both transactions as well as their everyday activities.
KPMG's Tax services are designed to reflect the unique needs and objectives of each client, KPMG firms work with their clients to assist them in achieving effective tax compliance and managing tax risks, while helping to control costs.
KPMG - Dedicated to Private Equity.
Founded in 1972, Adams Street Partners is today recognized as one of the most respected and experienced private markets investment managers in the industry. With 140+ staff in eight offices located in Beijing, Boston, Chicago, London, Menlo Park, New York, Singapore, and Tokyo, our deep industry experience and global outlook provide clients with customized access to the spectrum of private markets strategies. Adams Street is 100% employee-owned and independent, and manages over $29 billion in assets for more than 300 institutional investors, including corporate and public pensions, foundations, family offices and endowments.
Coller Capital, the leading player in private equity ‘secondaries', acquires portfolios of positions in private equity funds and unquoted companies from their original owners - investing from as little as $1 million to $1 billion or more.
Founded in 1990, the firm is headquartered in London, and has offices in New York and Hong Kong. Coller's multinational investment team - the world's largest dedicated to secondaries - has a truly global reach.
In December 2015, the firm closed Coller International Partners VII, with capital commitments of $7.15 billion and backing from approximately 170 of the world's leading institutional investors.
FTI Consulting is an independent global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organisations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes in the following areas: financial, legal, operational, political and regulatory, reputational and transactional. Individually, each practice is a leader in its specific field, staffed with experts recognized for the depth of their knowledge and a track record of making an impact. Collectively, FTI Consulting offers a comprehensive suite of services designed to assist clients across the business cycle - from proactive risk management to the ability to respond rapidly to unexpected events and in dynamic environments.
GE Ventures identifies, scales and accelerates ideas that will help make the world work better. Focused on the areas of software, advanced manufacturing, energy and healthcare, GE Ventures combines equity investing, new business creation, licensing and technology transfer to deliver an innovation platform designed to drive growth for partners and GE.
NewQuest Capital Partners is Asia's leading dedicated secondaries fund manager with a presence in Hong Kong, Beijing, Mumbai and Tokyo. The firm specializes in providing alternative liquidity solutions to private equity owners of Asian assets, both directly and through bespoke fund solutions. The firm was established in 2011 from the spin out of Bank of America Merrill Lynch's Asian Private Equity team. To date, NewQuest has raised capital commitments of over US$1.25 billion through three funds and has acquired stakes in 45 companies operating across a variety of industries in Asia.
PEP Funds take control positions in a select group of Australian and New Zealand companies with enterprise values in the range A$200M-A$1B. Operating company management are provided with capital and resources as necessary to deliver full potential.
Established in 1998, the firm has made 27 operating company investments and over 90 bolts-ons and joint venture acquisitions at the company level. PEP Funds have had ~$7B of equity under management over time, and are currently investing PEP Fund V which is $2.1B. Recent investments have spanned industrial, energy, food, consumer products, entertainment/media and the financial services industries.
In terms of liquidity and returns PEP has been fortunate over the last 18 years to be among the best performers in the industry worldwide and recognised with a number of awards, including Firm of the Year, Best LBO Deal of the Year and Australian Private Equity Firm of the Year and has been included in the list of Top 20 Consistent Performers Globally by preqin.
ShawKwei & Partners is a private equity fund manager with offices in Hong Kong and Singapore. We invest in mid-market industrial and service companies operating across Asia.
We have been in Asia for over 25 years. Our deep knowledge and experience enables us to understand the unique challenges faced by Asian companies competing in today's global markets.
We take significant ownership stakes in our investments coupled with a disciplined and hands-on management of those investments. Our investment philosophy is to guide companies to build better businesses and achieve long-term success.
The ShawKwei strategy, methods and practices are specially crafted for private equity investments in businesses operating in Asia. Together they form the partnership between ShawKwei and our portfolio companies.
Shoreline Capital is a private fund manager specializing in finding and creating value in investment opportunities that arise from inefficiencies and distress within China's markets. The firm currently manages over US$1.5 billion of capital in portfolios of non-performing loans, restructured single credits, special situation financings, distressed private equity and real estate. Our investor base consists of internationally renowned endowments, funds-of-funds, pensions and philanthropic foundations.
Over the years Shoreline Capital has established close working relationship with over 50 servicers and developed a proprietary information platform that covers deal sourcing, due diligence, pricing, acquisition and exits. Shoreline Capital has likely established the widest and deepest network of any distressed investors in China. The network consists of valuable local contacts in various fields, including government bureau and agencies, banks and financial institutions, asset management companies (‘AMC') and law firms. The sizeable network feeds Shoreline with intelligence that is essential in establishing information asymmetry vis-à-vis Shoreline's competitors or asset-sellers. The firm's unique team, proprietary investment platform and broadly established network in China contribute to Shoreline Capital's consistent track record of superior risk-adjusted returns since 2004.
Paul, Weiss is a world-class law firm that has been active in China for over 30 years.
As one of the first foreign law firms in China, we established a specialized private equity practice in the early 1990s, representing financial investors in precedent-setting private equity transactions. Our team is now widely recognized as having one of the leading practice for private equity in Asia
Our multinational team focuses principally on high value-added transactional work in the buyout and growth capital sectors, and we remain strong in the venture capital and fund formation areas. Paul, Weiss has earned an exceptional reputation as an inbound advisor to private equity firms as well as their portfolio companies.
The strength of the Paul, Weiss private equity practice is reflected in our consistent recognition as a top tier recommended firm for our private equity practice and deals in Greater China by all of the leading legal industry surveys, including AVCJ, Chambers Asia-Pacific, The Asia Pacific Legal 500, China Business Law Journal, China Law and Practice and IFLR 1000.
Globally, our lawyers serve as counsel to many of the largest publicly and privately held corporations and financial institutions throughout the world. We also serve numerous entrepreneurs and start-up companies and, over the years, have nurtured many through their growth into industry players.
Our experience makes the difference.
Simmons & Simmons is a leading international law firm with more than 1,000 legal staff in 22 offices situated in key business and financial centres across Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.
In building our international business, we have created a closely knit and cohesive network of lawyers who seek to balance local business needs with the delivery of a global service. Our current client base includes a significant number of the current FTSE 100 and Fortune Global 500 companies. We also advise the top 10 investment banks by assets under management, many of the world's largest financial conglomerates and more than half of the top 50 European hedge fund managers.
Our Asia private equity team has the experience, industry knowledge and legal skills to advise clients across a wide spectrum of industry sectors. With a particular focus on asset management & investment funds, financial institutions, technology, media & telecommunications (TMT), energy & infrastructure and life sciences, we are able to put our legal advice in context.
Private equity work often requires skills in specialist areas and we are supported by our leading tax, employment, acquisition finance, competition, regulatory and IP teams. We also draw on the market leading position of our funds practice.
We offer advice on all stages of the funding cycle from formation to exit, including:
• early stage fundings
• acquisition and bid financing
• debt financing (including LBOs)
• late stage financings and joint ventures
• MBOs, MBIs, public to privates and institutional buyouts
• exits, including flotations, secondary sales and trade sales
• restructurings and refinancings
• turnarounds and distressed debt
• management incentive schemes and stock option plans
• international transactions
Cooley LLP is an international law firm representing clients in a wide range of industries from our offices in China, Europe and the United States. With 900 lawyers, Cooley has the range and expertise to serve clients of all sizes to seize opportunities in today's global marketplace.
Our dedication to China's fund industry is unparalleled and unrivaled by any other law firm. Cooley has been advising on China-related matters for more than 25 years, dating back to 1989, when the firm advised on the formation of the first institutional venture capital fund investing in China. Today, we are counsel to more than 350 private investment fund organizations worldwide, including more than 45 fund managers with their primary operations in China and numerous other managers outside of the PRC making investments in portfolio companies in China. We form considerably more dollar-denominated China venture capital and growth equity funds in dollar terms than any other law firm worldwide. Our Shanghai office has also advised on well over US$1 billion in venture financings across more than 200 financing transactions in the last two years. We have a team of more than 35 specialist fund formation lawyers and dozens of other practitioners dedicated to serving our clients headquartered and doing business in China. Multiple members of our team are Mandarin-speaking, Chinese native fund formation specialists who assist our China funds clients and their investors in both USD and RMB fund formation matters.
As a full service global law firm, we regularly assist our China fund clients and their portfolio companies with complex mergers, acquisitions and disposition transactions, a wide variety of private financing and capital markets transactions, public company disclosure issues, share distributions, local and cross-border intellectual property issues, licensing transactions, joint ventures, as well as supply and distribution arrangements, among other matters.
CMIA Capital Partners is an independent private equity firm focused on mid-market growth capital investment opportunities in China and Southeast Asia. We are particularly keen on investing in businesses in the food and consumer sectors, especially those that can take advantage of the rapid economic growth in developing regions in China or form synergistic alliances across China and Southeast Asia. We seek to work in partnership with trustworthy management teams with proven track records to build businesses into industry or regional leaders.
CMIA Capital Partners has more than 10 years of track record investing in Asia. Our team comprises experienced investment professionals from diverse backgrounds, with complementary skill sets and a wide network of government and business contacts, particularly in China and the Southeast Asia region. CMIA leverages both local and international knowledge, experience and expertise to work successfully with our business partners.
CMIA is committed to high ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) standards across all our investments. We believe that good ESG practices play an important role in enhancing long-term value and mitigating risks for our stakeholders.
CMIA has offices in Shanghai, Singapore, and Chongqing.
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Raffles Partners Asset Management (Hong Kong) Ltd is a successful private equity investment firm actively investing in the Greater China Region. Raffles Partners is proficient in investing in pre-IPO deals with focus on traditional industries like home appliance manufacturing, food, healthcare, baby care and even chemicals. Successful pre-IPO track records include Chigo Airconditioning (0449.HK), Real Nutriceutical (2010.HK), Infinity Chemical (0640.HK), AAB baby diapers and China Angel Food.
Besides private equity, Raffles Partners Asset Management (Hong Kong) Ltd is also actively investing in the secondary stock market of Hong Kong. Raffles Partners invests in anchor and corner stone rounds of IPOs too and subscribes a number of share placements of listed companies in Hong Kong.
Intralinks is a global content collaboration company that provides cloud-based solutions to control the sharing, distribution and management of high value content within and across organizations according to the highest-level of security and the most stringent compliance regulations. Over 90,000 clients, 99% of the Fortune 1000 companies, have depended on Intralinks' to digitally transform and simplify critical business processes and secure high-value information. With a 20-year track record of enabling high-stakes transactions and business collaborations valued at $31.3 trillion, Intralinks is a trusted provider of easy-to-use, enterprise strength, cloud-based collaboration technology. Intralinks, Inc. is a subsidiary of Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNCR).
Founded in 2011, CASH Capital (Beijing) Investment Management Co, Ltd. ("CASH Capital") is a venture capital firm focused on early-stage investments in TMT and Healthcare sectors. The typical ticket size of CASH Capital ranges from $2-10 million.
CASH Capital is the sole venture capital platform under Chinese Academy of Science Holdings ("CASH"), a state-owned company managing over $60 billion assets on behalf of Chinese Academy of Sciences ("CAS"). CAS represents the highest levels of science and technology in China, making tremendous contributions to China's developments in academic research and innovation. Leveraging extensive networks and resources of CAS and CASH, CASH Capital is uniquely positioned to partner up with technology and innovation-driven businesses and provide on-going support including but not limited to technological consulting, talent hunting and brand name building.
With a transparent and market-driven incentive mechanism, CASH Capital has built up an investment team consisted of VC veterans with diversified backgrounds, deep industry knowledge and proven track records. An independent legal department is in place for firm-wide compliance and internal control. CASH Capital has a diversified LP base including high-net-wealth individuals, public listed companies, well-known sovereign funds, government agencies and fund of funds etc.
CASH Capital currently manages three RMB funds and one USD fund, with a total of $435 million assets under management. Since inception, CASH Capital has invested in more than forty companies. For more information, please email us at email@example.com.
Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK) is the government department of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region responsible for Foreign Direct Investment, supporting overseas and Mainland businesses to set up and expand in HK. Its mission is to attract and retain foreign direct investment which is of strategic importance to the economic development of HK. Since its inception in 2000, the Department has helped thousands of companies from all over the world to set up or expand in HK.
All our services are free and customised to clients' needs, including information on business incorporation procedures, tax and business regulations, cost of business models, trade mark registration, IP and trade regulations, license applications, employment legislation, immigration requirements and information tailored to individual companies. We also offer advice on housing, schooling, healthcare, business networking, publicity and public relations support.
Our sector teams: Business and Professional Services, Consumer Products, Creative Industries, Financial Services, Financial Technology, Information and Communications Technology, Innovation and Technology, Tourism and Hospitality and Transport and Industrial, plus an overseas network of staff and representatives based in 30 key business cities worldwide, InvestHK's staff provide seamless support for companies at any stage of their business development.
At S&P Global Market Intelligence, we integrate financial and industry data, research and news into tools that help track performance, generate alpha, identify investment ideas, understand competitive and industry dynamics, perform valuation and assess credit risk. Investment professionals, government agencies, corporations and universities globally can gain the intelligence essential to making business and financial decisions with conviction.
S&P Global Market Intelligence is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI).
The Asia America MultiTechnology Association (AAMA) is the largest pan-Asian technology association in the world, accelerating ideas and best-in-class collaboration, resulting in successful business ventures throughout the Asia-Pacific region and global economy. With a network of 10,000+ leading executives, stakeholders and investors from over 2,000 companies and chapters throughout Asia and the U.S., AAMA's roster represents a diverse and influential spectrum of technology industries, from robotics, internet, telecommunications, financial, multimedia/gaming, life sciences, healthcare, and more. AAMA's global presence includes chapters in both the U.S. and Asia, with locations in Silicon Valley, Beijing, Shanghai, Seoul, Hong Kong/Pearl River Delta and Taiwan. Each chapter hosts events to promote business relationships and works closely with its U.S. headquarters to ensure members have access to global information and benefits.
The American Chamber of Commerce in the People's Republic of China is a non-profit, non-governmental organization whose membership comprises more than 3,300 individuals from 900 companies operating across China. The chamber's nationwide mission is to help American companies succeed in China through advocacy, information, networking and business support services. AmCham China is the only officially recognized chamber of commerce representing American business in mainland China. With offices in Beijing, Tianjin, Dalian, Shenyang and Wuhan, AmCham China has more than 50 working groups, and holds more than 250 events each year. Visit: www.amchamchina.org
Beijing Private Equity Association (BPEA), which was established by PE investors joined voluntarily, is a non-profit social group approved by Beijing Municipal Civil Affairs Bureau.
BPEA was guided and supported by revelant State departments and Beijing Municipal Government Departments; it provides service to various fund companies and intermediary institutions which are registered in Beijing. .. Beijing Private Equity Association (BPEA) was established on Jun 20, 2008 …
The China Association of Private Equity (CAPE) is a voluntary union and non-profit social group, jointly established by private equity industry players. CAPE has been guided and supported by relevant state authorities; Adhering to the principles of "Standardization, Internationalization, and Marketization ", it provides services to various funds and intermediary institutions registered in China.
We are also committed to building the self-regulatory discipline of the PE industry, safeguarding the legitimate rights and interests of members, improving member's professional capabilities, strengthening communication and cooperation among members as well as domestic and foreign PE investors , in order to promote the sound development of China's PE industry.
For more information, please visit: www.chinacape.org
CFA Institute is the global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence and credentials. The organization is a champion for ethical behavior in investment markets and a respected source of knowledge in the global financial community. The end goal: to create an environment where investors' interests come first, markets function at their best, and economies grow. CFA Institute has nearly 142,000 members in 154 countries and territories, including 135,000 CFA charterholders, and 147 member societies. For more information, visit www.cfainstitute.org.
Founded in 2002, China Venture Capital and Private Equity Association ("CVCA") is the earliest trade organization of the industry in China. Supported by its members, the association is an independent and professional entity, dedicated to promoting the interests and development of the venture capital ("VC")and private equity ("PE") industry in the Greater China Region. CVCA has nearly 100 member firms, majority of whom are the overseas background and have collectively manage over US$700 billion in total AUM. CVCA members are representatives of the most seasoned PE/VC investors and service providers who have experienced global economic cycles. The members have made many successful investments in a variety of industries in the Greater China Region.
EMPEA is the global industry association for private capital in emerging markets. We are an independent non-profit organization. As EMPEA celebrates our 10th anniversary in 2014, we have over 300 member firms, comprising institutional investors, fund managers and industry advisors, who together manage more than US$1 trillion of assets and have offices in more than 100 countries across the globe. Our members share EMPEA's belief that private capital is a highly suited investment strategy in emerging markets, delivering attractive long-term investment returns and promoting the sustainable growth of companies and economies. We support our members through global authoritative intelligence, conferences and events, networking, education and general and regulatory advocacy.
Hong Kong Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (HKVCA), established in 1987, is the oldest industry Association in Asia. It represents institutional investors engaged in the venture capital / private equity industry at all levels - from seed, startup, growth, buyouts and restructuring - investing in the Asia-Pacific region. HKVCA's mission is to stimulate a vibrant venture capital and private equity industry in Asia while promoting the role of member firms in value creation, innovation and economic development. It works for the high standards in industry professional ethics, international best practices and standards; provides a forum for networking and experience sharing for its members; and represents the common interests and views of its members before governmental and other relevant bodies. The Association organizes an active program of luncheons talks, seminars and conferences, delegations, joint activities with the government and trade bodies, and networking with other business groups on a local and international level.
The Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA) is the leading global, member-driven organization dedicated to advancing the interests of private equity limited partners through industry-leading education programs, independent research, best practices, networking opportunities and global collaborations. Initially founded as an informal networking group, the ILPA is a voluntary association funded by its members. ILPA membership has grown to include almost 400 organizations from around the world representing almost 50% of global institutional assets under management in private equity.
IsCham is a non-profit, non-governmental organization established to represent and assist the Israeli business community in developing commercial relations between China, Israel, and the Jewish world.
IsCham strives to promote Israeli businesses in China and to serve Israeli companies and individuals - whether they are already conducting business in China or wish to take their first steps in this important market.IsCham was launched during the Olympic games in August 2008, by the Israeli President, his Excellency Mr. Shimon Peres.Though a non-governmental organization, IsCham enjoys the full support of the Israeli Embassy in China and the Trade Mission to China. We are recognized as the only Israeli Chamber of Commerce in China.
Initiated in September 2008 by leading Limited Partners ("LP") in Asia, Limited Partners Association of China (LPACN) aims to become the most credible non-profit platform of interaction for institutional investors in private equity from China and abroad.
LPACN commits itself to maintaining the common interests of LPs in China, promoting the understanding and cooperation between Chinese and international institutional investors through research, forums and exchange programs, and facilitating a healthy and sustainable development for the Chinese venture capital and private equity industry.
The Singapore Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (SVCA) was formed in 1992 under the patronage of the Economic Development Board to promote the development of the venture capital (VC) and private equity (PE) industry. From a humble start of two, our membership now exceeds one hundred and continues to grow in tandem with the industry's development.
To foster greater understanding of the importance of venture capital and private equity to the Singapore economy in support of entrepreneurship and innovation and to look after the interests of our members, promote professional development, raise professional standards as well as facilitate collaboration among members.
As a not-for-profit organisation, the association strives to:
- Promote the professional development of the industry through awards, training, workshops and conference
- Facilitate interaction and collaboration among its members through regular networking events
- Act as a platform for dialogue on regulatory and policy issues pertaining to VC and PE through data research, feedback and consultation with members and regulatory authorities
- Build linkages to centres of VC and PE activities in the region through active participation at regional and global VC & PE Initiatives
The Venture Capital Association of Beijing (VCAB) was founded in 2000 in order to guide entrepreneurs towards high-growth potential investments and provide a common voice for this expanding, trendsetting business class.With the support of the Beijing Municipal Science and Technology Commission, the VCAB has helped to connect venture capital to exciting new start-ups and emerging new technologies, and linking further to government and markets.
Zhongguancun Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (ZVCA) is recently founded in January 2012 which is the first government-appointed non-governmental organization in China with the purpose of strengthening investment communications and internationalization of domestic private equity industry. ZVCA was initiated by several national renowned private equity investment company include Cowin Capital、DFJ Dragon、Brightstone Capital etc.ZVCA's mission is to provide a reciprocal and value-added environment in which investors and entrepreneurs have the opportunity to maximize their successes.
China Business Law Journal (CBLJ) is a fully bilingual monthly magazine for China-focused in-house counsel and law firms. It provides in-depth analysis of the legal and regulatory challenges facing domestic and international businesses in China and indispensable intelligence on the country's legal market. China Business Law Journal is published by Vantage Asia. firstname.lastname@example.org / www.cblj.com
The platform M&A China/Germany provides bilingual content (German&Chinese) regarding latest developments in the cross-border M&A market. Two printed editions and two e-magazines (print-on-demand available) annually are also part of the platform as well as the blog ma-dialogue.com and a varied event spectrum. The aim is to indicate the status quo by cross-border M&A activities with participation of German and Chinese companies to demonstrate potentials and to create a welcome culture. Originated as a communal project of the magazines Unternehmeredition and the M&A REVIEW since 2014 the platform is directed at German and Chinese enterprises, but also at M&A professionals and all who believe in the exponential development of the cross-border investments.
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Mergermarket is an independent Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) intelligence service with an unrivalled network of dedicated M&A journalists based in 65 locations across the Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle-East and Africa. Unlike any other service of its kind, Mergermarket specializes in providing forward-looking origination and deal flow opportunities integrated with a comprehensive deals database - resulting in real revenues for clients. Visit www.mergermarket.com