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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 9,000 professionals working in 13 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.
Business Development Asia ("BDA") is an investment banking firm focused on international mergers and acquisitions, specializing in cross-border transactions involving Asia with enterprise values up to US$1bn. We have a track record of providing independent advice to blue-chip corporate and financial sponsor clients from North America, Europe and Asia. BDA is headquartered in New York with offices in London, Bahrain, Mumbai, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Seoul and Tokyo, and has been consistently owned and managed by the same team since it was founded in 1996.
China Renaissance Capital Investment (CRCI) is an independent private equity investment manager focuses on providing growth and venture capitals to companies across a broad range of industries in Greater China. Founded in 2005, CRCI currently manages China Harvest Funds, growth capital for business expansions, and China Spring Fund, venture capital that finances business formations.
It is an essential investment philosophy of CRCI to fund companies that are lead by strong entrepreneurs where Partners of CRCI can add substantial value through their prior business operation, advisory and principal investing experiences in the Greater China market. CRCI has 40 team members with offices located in Hong Kong, Beijing Shanghai and Chengdu.
As a leading global financial advisory and investment banking firm, Duff & Phelps leverages analytical skills, deep market insight and independence to help clients make sound decisions. The firm provides expertise in valuation, M&A and transaction advisory, restructuring, alternative asset advisory, disputes, taxation and transfer pricing - with more than 1,000 employees serving clients from over 28 offices in North America, Europe and Asia.
Our clients include publicly traded and privately held companies, government entities and investment organizations such as private equity firms and hedge funds. Additionally, we maintain extensive relationships with law, accounting and investment banking firms that refer a meaningful amount of business. We have long-term relationships with many of the most acquisitive global companies and private equity firms.
Over the past year, Duff & Phelps worked with over 2,000 clients - including more than one third of S&P 500 companies, well over 50% of top-tier private equity firms and hedge funds, and several of the world's leading law firms. Duff & Phelps is a leading global independent provider of fairness opinions and solvency opinions to public company boards and special committees and ranked #1 Fairness Opinion Provider by number of deals in 2012 (Thomson Financial Securities). Since 2005, Duff & Phelps has rendered over 383 fairness opinions for transactions with an aggregate deal value of over $118 billion.
Investment banking services in the United States are provided by Duff & Phelps Securities, LLC; Pagemill Partners; and GCP Securities, LLC. Member FINRA/SIPC. M&A advisory services in the United Kingdom and Germany are provided by Duff & Phelps Securities Ltd. Duff & Phelps Securities Ltd. is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.
For more information, visit www.duffandphelps.com or contact:
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HAO Capital is a China focused Private Equity firm with offices in Beijing and Hong Kong, providing growth capital to Chinese companies. Founded in 2005, we currently manage total assets of approximately USD 500 million across two funds.
Our skilled and diverse China team has more than 125 years of cumulative investment and operating experience.
We favor investments in the Consumer, Healthcare and Light Industrial sectors, including Clean/Greentech. We typically invest USD20 million to USD50 million with target ownership ranging from 10% to 25%.
Lunar Capital focuses on the Chinese consumer and believes that a control-oriented, operationally involved, middle market private equity investment strategy is the best way to gain exposure. Lunar has a differentiated approach to sourcing consumer businesses, and believes that attractive opportunities to gain control continue to emerge. Lunar aims to be involved in its businesses as much as possible through a differentiated investment, risk management and operational value add process. Lunar takes an institutionalised, process-driven approach toward achieving its investment goals, with a team of 35 professionals working together in a distinctive culture. Lunar calls its approach the "Lunar Way".
New Pacific Consulting, a company of The Parthenon Group, is a trusted advisor to leading investment funds, Fortune 500 corporations and mid-sized companies on their strategic issues in China. We serve over half of the Top 50 global private equity firms and numerous leading China-focused funds, providing commercial due diligence, portfolio advisory and other related strategic advisory services.
The Parthenon Group is a leading advisory firm focused on strategy consulting, with offices in Boston, London, Mumbai, San Francisco, and Shanghai. Since its inception in 1991, the firm has been the the strategic advisor of choice for CEOs and business leaders around the world.
Beijing Private Equity Association (BPEA)，established on Jun.20th, 2008, joined voluntarily by PE investors, is a non-profit social group approved by Beijing Municipal Civil Affairs Bureau.
BPEA was guided and supported by relevant State departments and Beijing municipal government departments; it provides service to various fund companies and intermediary institutions which are registered in Beijing. We also committed to build the self-regulatory discipline of PE industry, safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of members, improve members' professional capability, strengthen the communication and cooperation both between members and between domestic and foreign PE investors, in order to promote sound development of China's PE Industry.
Until now, BPEA has over 110 members, which managed over 320 billions, our members including top China PE/VC institutions such as, Hopu Investments Management Co., Ltd., Hony Capital and CITIC Private Equity Funds Management Co., Ltd. etc.
For more information, please visit: http://www.bpea.net.cn/
Beijing Financial Assets Exchange (CFAE), a professional financial assets transaction institution established upon the approval of the Beijing Municipality Government, a state-owned financial assets transaction platform designated by the Ministry of Finance, and also the transaction platform designated by the National Association of Financial Market Institutional Investors. Our business covers the transactions of state-owned assets, credit assets, bonds, trust products, insurance assets, private equity, gold, etc.
China Limited Partners Associates(CLPA) is one of the early promoters of the development of China limited partners market. Accompanied by the gradual development of the Chinese investment market, CLPA has developed into an institutional investor service platform comprised of a number of professional organizations, providing data on limited partners, offering training and education on topics of relevance, hosting meetings for limited partners, facilitating co-investment plans, and other services. The branding activities held by CLPA include the China Limited Partners Forum, the Global Chief Investment Officer Summit, China Fund of Funds Summit, China General Partners Summit and Annual Meeting and the annual rank of LP/GP/FOF of Chinese markets.
The China Venture Capital and Private Equity Association ("CVCA"), incorporated in the middle of 2002, is a member-based trade organization. Currently CVCA has more than 150 regular member firms, which collectively manage over US$500 billion in venture capital and private equity funds. The regular member firms mainly including the Venture Capital and Private Equity funds investment organizations which focus on the market of venture Capital and Private Equity funds investment in the Greater China Region.
CVCA members help their portfolio companies enhance management expertise and create long-term value by drawing upon their rich knowledge of capital and business management, industry expertise, and experience of global markets. In China, CVCA members devote themselves to the following areas: promoting the transformation of economic growth methods and industry structure changes; facilitating the development and innovation of emerging strategic industries; generating financing channels and employment opportunities for business enterprises; enhancing management and operational capabilities and creating values; assisting Chinese enterprises with the creation of competitive brands to engender worldwide reputations. CVCA members' investments cover start-up stage, growth capital, late stage and merger & acquisition, which provides enterprises with invaluable support for every stage of their development.
To better demonstrate CVCA's members composition and to represent the private equity members in the Greater China region. November, 2010，China Venture Capital Association officially rename itself as China Venture Capital and Private Equity Association.
CVCA is incorporated in Hong Kong with a Beijing office and a shanghai office. CVCA also has liaison organizations in Hong Kong and Taiwan, facilitating local networking and communications. Funding for CVCA's activities comes from membership dues. CVCA's membership is open to all China-focused VC and PE firms and corporate investors, and it is also open to the related professional companies, which can join as members.
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.
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.
Taiwan M&A and Private Equity Council (MAPECT), a non-profit organization, was established in Taipei on September 29th, 2009 by more than 70 industry professionals who recognized that Taiwan needed a dedicated organization solely devoted towards promoting M&A and private equity. MAPECT is an exclusive high-level advocacy platform dedicated towards promoting cross-strait investment activities by enhancing better industry-government relations, building an optimized regulatory framework for M&A and private equity deal-making, and leveraging resources provided by major private equity firms in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and China. Our members include the Taiwan Stock Exchange, the Taiwan Insurance Institute, Credit Agricole, Citigroup, Deloitte & Touche, and other many other highly respected financial and private equity industry companies, as well as legal services and accounting firms.
MAPECT's mission is to facilitate cross-strait M&A and private equity activities and to offer its unique services to the global market. Our mandate to serve our clients as an "official" go-between the industry, government, and general public is why MAPECT is able to advance our membership's interests as an effective advocacy platform.
Shanghai Private Equity Association（"SHPEA"）,formerly Shanghai Foreign Direct Investment Fund Association, was established on 7th April,2004. The association is a non-profit organization founded by international private equity funds and their managing entities, international institutional investors, relevant professional service providers and investment promotion organizations. Now SHPEA has around 60 members and its main functions are:
- Facilitating deal sourcing, matchmaking and fund raising
- Hosting international forum, seminars and workshops on private equity
- Organizing the training in the area of private equity
- Releasing information and research report related to private equity
Cooley LLP is an international law firm representing clients in a wide range of industries from our offices in China and the United States. With 650 attorneys, 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 20 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 250 private investment fund organizations worldwide, including more than 25 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. We have a team of more than 40 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, our ability to assist our China fund clients is not limited to fund formation. 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.
GLG Research partners with organizations seeking efficient, targeted connections to insight.
We provide access to primary research for a wide range of companies: financial and investment institutions, life science companies, the Fortune 1000 and entrepreneurs around the globe. We can connect you with essential and timely expertise that can lead to understanding the industries, markets and issues integral to shaping your business's success. Our extensive and rigorous compliance framework improves our clients' best practices while connecting them to the most relevant insights.
Our research staff can connect you to human insight, drawing from a broad pool of experts including premier thought-leaders and shapers of industry from around the world. Providing knowledge on large-scale issues down to the most niche and esoteric, our experts range from domestic and international policy specialists to economic advisors, business leaders to academics. Through our systems, you connect to a network of top-tier professionals, whose insights can help move your best ideas towards their best outcomes.
In China, we have 140+ research professionals responsible for identifying the right expert to answer our clients' questions efficiently and confidentially. Based across three offices including Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong, these local research teams leverage a global network of 350,000 individuals.
We connect our private equity and venture capital clients with subject-matter experts at all stages of the investment process:
• Deal Vetting: When evaluating opportunities, private equity leaders benefit from quickly hearing the perspectives of experts in the industry - making the call as to whether further diligence is warranted.
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• Portfolio Management: Leverage industry expertise to enhance operations of portfolio companies, identify operating partners/board members, benchmark key competitors and effectively manage companies from investment to exit.
For more information, visit www.glgresearch.com, call us at +86 10 5768 4022 or email Ada Pan at firstname.lastname@example.org
Shearman & Sterling LLP, founded in 1873, is a leading international law firm with a strong reputation in virtually every area of law relating to commercial and financial activity. For more than 139 years, we have been providing insightful, valuable and tailored legal solutions to our clients. The firm has approximately 900 lawyers from 80 countries, speaking some 50 languages. We practice U.S., English, French, German, Italian, Hong Kong, EU, OHADA and International law and are one of the few globally integrated law firms with local law capability in a number of key jurisdictions.
We earn our reputation in providing the highest quality legal services to our clients. We are named to The American Lawyer "A-List" in 2011 and 2012, representing "the cream of the crop among the nation's elite law firms" - only 20 are selected. In addition, we are consistently ranked top-tier in Asia, North and Latin Americas, Europe, and the Middle East by leading global independent directories, including Chambers, IFLR1000, Legal 500, PLC Which lawyer, AmLaw 100 and Euromoney, among others.
Our China Footprint
Shearman & Sterling LLP was among the first global law firms to receive approval from the PRC government to establish an office in China (in Beijing since 1993) and currently have dedicated teams based in Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong.
We have expertise in a variety of practice areas and are currently ranked by a number of legal directories as a leading law firm for Investment Funds, Corporate/M&A, Capital Markets, and Project Finance. In 2010, we were named the China International Law Firm of the Year by Chambers Asia.
Our lawyers are fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese as well as a range of other Chinese dialects including Cantonese and Shanghainese. We also have the capability to mobilize resources throughout our 20 offices on four continents to provide clients with professional legal advice and support.
ChinaScope is the premier financial data and analytics platform for global investment professionals seeking critical quantitative and qualitative information on China. Through unique deep-dive and fundamental approach, we provide in-depth financial and operating data on Chinese public and private companies, comprehensive information on PE/VC transactions and funds, extensive coverage of industry and macro economic data metrics, and timely, local translated news.
With local insight, quality data and revolutionary segment analysis tools SAMTM, ChinaScope helps global investment managers break the barrier of understanding China market, expand productivity and generate better business ideas.
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Intralinks is a leading global provider of Software-as-a-Service solutions for securely managing content, exchanging critical business information and collaborating within and among organizations. Across the globe, more than 100,000 allocators at 25,000 investor organizations log on to Intralinks Connect to access information from leading private equity, venture capital, infrastructure, real estate, hedge funds and fund-of-funds. Firms rely on Intralinks to securely share confidential information with investors to accelerate fund raising, streamline reporting and reduce operational risk.
Since inception, Intralinks has facilitated projects and transactions with over 1,000,000 professionals at more than 800 of the Fortune 1000 companies. Founded in 1996, Intralinks is headquartered in New York with offices around the world.
For more information, please visit our website www.intralinks.com or http://blog.intralinks.com. You can also follow Intralinks on Twitter at http://twitter.com/intralinks and Facebook at www.facebook.com/Intralinks.
S&P Capital IQ, a business line of the McGraw Hill Financial (NYSE:MHFI), is a leading provider of multi-asset class and real time data, research and analytics to institutional investors, investment and commercial banks, investment advisors and wealth managers, corporations and universities around the world.
We provide a broad suite of capabilities designed to help track performance, generate alpha, identify new trading and investment ideas, and perform risk analysis and mitigation strategies. Through leading desktop solutions such as the S&P Capital IQ, Global Credit Portal and MarketScope Advisor desktops; enterprise solutions such as S&P Capital IQ Valuations, and Compustat; and research offerings, including Leveraged Commentary & Data, Global Market Intelligence, and company and funds research, S&P Capital IQ sharpens financial intelligence into the wisdom today's investors need.
With S&P Capital IQ, you can access profiles of over 2,300,000 private companies, 66,000 public companies, 694,000 transactions, and 2,000,000 professionals across the globe. In addition, you can access news from over 20,000 sources, and have email alerts sent to you about companies you are tracking. Seamlessly integrated with the database are hundreds of easy-to-use tools that map to the day-to-day work processes of private capital investors.
To learn more about S&P Capital IQ and our additional offerings, please see our website at: www.spcapitaliq.com, send us an email at email@example.com, or call us at +86 10 6569 2948.
The Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN) is building a vibrant and high impact venture philanthropy community across the Asia Pacific region. AVPN launched its first Member Directory in April 2012 listing 110 founder members from 18 countries. AVPN brings together different sectors including foundations, private equity, professional service firms, wealth managers, family offices and universities to develop the venture philanthropy ecosystem as part of the broader philanthropic and social investment communities. AVPN provides specific networking and learning activities to meet the needs of its members and promote the growth of venture philanthropy. AVPN is a non-profit organisation with its regional hub in Singapore. See www.avpn.asia for more information.