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08:00 - 08:30

Registration and welcome coffee

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Showing of Streams
10:15 - 10:45

Morning coffee and networking break

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Showing of Streams
12:25 - 13:30
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Lunch and networking break + LP hosted roundtables

LP hosted roundtables: 4 LPs will each host lunch topic tables on the following subjects:

  1. International LP appetite for Asia
  2. Risk/reward: are LPs in ‘wait and see’ mode?
  3. Developed versus emerging Asia: too different to compare?
  4. Manager selection: how do LPs identify a GP’s potential?
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Showing of Streams
14:20 - 15:00

Afternoon refreshments and networking break

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Showing of Streams
16:45 - 17:25

End of Main Conference Day One

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17:25 - 18:55
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Main Conference Day One Networking Drinks Reception

Wooloomooloo Steakhouse, 31/F & Rooftop The Hennessy, 256 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai

NB: entry restricted to SuperReturn Asia Main Conference badge holders only

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08:00 - 08:30 30 mins
Registration and welcome coffee
08:30 - 08:35 5 mins
Day One
Chairperson’s welcome address
08:35 - 09:15 40 mins
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Day One
Paradigm shifts in global politics and economics

In this new era of two powers how are China and the US settling into this new dynamic? And what are the implications for other economies, such as the EU and global emerging markets?

09:15 - 09:55 40 mins
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Long-term challenges in the global economy and the effect on Asia

How does market volatility impact Asian private equity today and into the future? How do you factor in such challenges when looking at cross border deals, outbound investment and investments into technology?

09:55 - 10:15 20 mins
Day One
Keynote address
10:15 - 10:45 30 mins
Morning coffee and networking break
10:45 - 11:05 20 mins
Day One
Keynote fireside chat
11:05 - 11:35 30 mins
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The transition and maturation of PE in Asia-Pacific

With the market maturing each year and the uptake in buyout and specialist strategies increasing what are the long terms effects on the industry? What is the impact of the sheer scale of the fundraising market, the deal opportunity set and the dry powder over recent years?

11:35 - 11:55 20 mins
Day One
Keynote interview
11:55 - 12:25 30 mins
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Asian LP perspectives: Asia versus global investments

How do Asian LPs factor diversification and risk into portfolio construction? How does Asian private equity fare across the spectrum of global investments?

12:25 - 13:30 65 mins
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Lunch and networking break + LP hosted roundtables

LP hosted roundtables: 4 LPs will each host lunch topic tables on the following subjects:

  1. International LP appetite for Asia
  2. Risk/reward: are LPs in ‘wait and see’ mode?
  3. Developed versus emerging Asia: too different to compare?
  4. Manager selection: how do LPs identify a GP’s potential?
13:30 - 13:50 20 mins
Day One
Keynote address
13:50 - 14:20 30 mins
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The pressure to succeed: does the winner take it all?

As the market transitions and the track records are more visible, is it easier to assess which strategies are plausible for the market in Asia-Pacific? When it comes to fundraising and exits is the market bifurcation more pronounced?

14:20 - 15:00 40 mins
Afternoon refreshments and networking break
15:00 - 15:35 35 mins
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Stream A – Sources of liquidity: exits and secondaries
Routes to liquidity: is there light at the end of the tunnel?

How can investors get comfortable with the volatile IPO exit markets? What are the options for the many funds that are coming to the end of their lives and what’s the impact on follow on funds? As we see more control transactions is this set to improve the exit market?

15:00 - 15:35 35 mins
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Stream B – Strategies for success part 1
Is an era of Asian buyouts upon us?

Are we seeing more buyouts in Asia and where are these opportunities coming from? Are real buyouts feasible in mainland China or is this phenomenon set to be more relevant in Greater China?

15:00 - 15:35 35 mins
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Stream C – Staying ahead when the going gets tough
Standing out from the crowd: finding alpha in turbulent times

How are managers setting themselves apart and finding alpha in a period of high valuations and sustained uncertainty? Are there sectors that are more attractive and storm-proof and what can managers do from an operational perspective to differentiate themselves?

15:35 - 16:05 30 mins
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Stream A – Sources of liquidity: exits and secondaries
Secondaries: out with the plain vanilla and in with the new

How is awareness and acceptance of different secondary transactions evolving in Asia-Pacific today? What niches are managers finding in the secondary market? To what extent are secondaries being used as a source of liquidity?

15:35 - 16:05 30 mins
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Stream B – Strategies for success part 1
Investing in the mid-market in Asia: is the jury still out?

How is the opportunity set developing in the mid-market across Asia-Pacific? How high are valuations and competition and what different approaches do GPs have to this segment of the market?

15:35 - 16:05 30 mins
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Stream C – Staying ahead when the going gets tough
Best practice for preparing portfolio companies for a change in the market

In times of volatility, to what extent is there a need to focus less on growth and more on managing costs and budgets? Where is the value add and operational expertise that can be demonstrated at this point in the cycle?

16:05 - 16:45 40 mins
Day One
Closing keynote address
16:05 - 16:45 40 mins
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Speed networking
Speed networking

10 LPs and 10 GPs will have the opportunity to speak for 2 minutes before the timer sounds and the GPs rotate. 

For LP registration, please contact Chloe Elliott at chloe.elliott@knect365.com. GP attendance is first come, first served. Please note that this session will start promptly at 16:10 and if you are late you may lose your place.

16:45 - 17:25 40 mins
End of Main Conference Day One
17:25 - 18:55 90 mins
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Main Conference Day One Networking Drinks Reception

Wooloomooloo Steakhouse, 31/F & Rooftop The Hennessy, 256 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai

NB: entry restricted to SuperReturn Asia Main Conference badge holders only