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08:30 - 08:50 20 mins
Networking Breaks
Registration and welcome coffee
08:50 - 09:00 10 mins
Fundraising & LP/GP Relations Summit
Chair’s welcome address
  • John Crocker - Managing Partner, Matinicus LLC
09:00 - 09:20 20 mins
Info
Fundraising & LP/GP Relations Summit
Portfolio construction 2020
  • Weichou Su - Partner & Head of Asia, StepStone Group

How is China placed in LP portfolios? How large a part is it of LPs’ Asian and Global private equity allocations?

09:20 - 10:00 40 mins
Info
Fundraising & LP/GP Relations Summit
LP appetite for private equity
  • Moderator Maninder Saluja - Partner, Quilvest Group
  • Panellists Sally Shan - Managing Director , HarbourVest Partners
  • Weichou Su - Partner & Head of Asia, StepStone Group
  • Steve Cowan - Co-Founder & Managing Director, 57 Stars

How has Chinese private equity performed in the past and what are LP return expectations for 2018 vintage funds? Are LPs overpaying for private equity fund commitments?

10:25 - 10:55 30 mins
Networking Breaks
Morning coffee and networking break
10:55 - 11:35 40 mins
Info
Fundraising & LP/GP Relations Summit
Due diligence, transparency and the LP/GP relationship
  • Moderator Judy Zhang - Managing Director, Cambridge Associates Investment Consultancy
  • Panellists Michael Ackerman - CEO, Ecoforests Canada
  • Pamela Fung - Executive Director, Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners
  • Huai Fong Chew - Investment Officer, IFC

How important is transparency in Chinese private equity for a healthy LP/GP relationship? What is accepted by LPs and what is not? How does this feed into the due diligence process?

11:35 - 12:00 25 mins
Info
Fundraising & LP/GP Relations Summit
New fund and spinout showcase
  • Host and Moderator Gail Guerin - Founder , The Guerin Group
  • Presentation 1 Helmut Mach - CTO, arpaFX
  • Presentation 2 Boyu Hu - Partner, XVC
  • Presentation 3 Ray Wu - Managing Partner, SkyeChee

Three new fund managers have 5 minutes each to present on why they have started their own fund and what makes their investment strategy attractive for LPs. Why is a spinout a better prospect? 

Followed by Panel and Audience Q&A.

12:00 - 12:40 40 mins
Info
Fundraising & LP/GP Relations Summit
Working with Chinese investors
  • Moderator Dongao Yan - Director, HQ Capital
  • Panellists Jason Zhao - Head of Alternatives, China Post Life Insurance
  • Xiao Li - Director and Head of Single Family Office, Gopher Asset Management
  • Judy Zhang - Managing Director, Cambridge Associates Investment Consultancy

What do Chinese LPs think about private equity – how does it fit into their investment allocation? What new sources of capital are coming into play and how will this affect the market?

12:40 - 14:00 80 mins
Networking Breaks
Lunch and networking break
14:00 - 14:30 30 mins
Info
Fundraising & LP/GP Relations Summit
Investing for impact in China
  • Moderator Vikram Raju - Head of Asia-Pacific, Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners
  • Panellists Steve Cowan - Co-Founder & Managing Director, 57 Stars
  • Eric Wang - Managing Partner, GRC SinoGreen Fund
  • Amanda Zheng - Principal, China Impact Ventures

How strong is the focus on impact investment in China? What sectors are investable and where can the right balance of risk-adjusted return and social/environmental impact be found? What is the LP appetite for these strategies?

14:30 - 15:10 40 mins
Info
Fundraising & LP/GP Relations Summit
Co-investment and disintermediation
  • Moderator Myron Zhu - Co-head of Private Equity Asia Pacific, Aberdeen Standard Investments
  • Panellists Julien Kinic - Managing Partner, idi Emerging Markets
  • Jacob Chiu - MD & Head of Asian Private Equity, HQ Capital
  • Eric Marchand - Principal, Unigestion
  • Greg Ye - Co-Founder & Managing Partner , Delta Capital

How are co-investments being allocated and structured in China? What do LPs need to demonstrate in order to position themselves as effective co-investment partners? How is disintermediation developing in China and how does this fit into the picture?

15:10 - 15:45 35 mins
Networking Breaks
Afternoon coffee and networking break
15:45 - 16:25 40 mins
Info
Fundraising & LP/GP Relations Summit
Alternative models to the LP/GP relationship
  • Moderator Edwin Chan - Managing Director, Probitas Partners
  • Panellists Kazushige Kobayashi - Managing Director, Capital Dynamics
  • Lay Hong Lee - Founding Partner & Managing Director, Eagle Asia Partners
  • Eric Solberg - Chairman & CEO, EXS Capital Group

What is being explored past blind pool funds in China? How prevalent are separate managed accounts, SPVs and deal-by-deal investment?

16:25 - 17:00 35 mins
Info
Fundraising & LP/GP Relations Summit
Afternoon roundtables
  • Family office focus Rui Nie - CEO, Rainbow Capital
  • GP-led restructurings Nicole Su - Managing Director, Ping An Capital
  • GP-led restructurings Eric Marchand - Principal, Unigestion
  • What are LP expectations for good investor relations practice? Gail Guerin - Founder , The Guerin Group
  • LP concerns – what is at the top of their minds when investing in Chinese private equity? Myron Zhu - Co-head of Private Equity Asia Pacific, Aberdeen Standard Investments
  1. Family office focus – what are they looking for from their private equity investments?
  2. GP-led restructurings – are they on the rise and what are the ramifications for the market?

  3. What are LP expectations for good investor relations practice?
  4.  LP concerns – what is at the top of their minds when investing in Chinese private equity?
17:00 - 18:30 90 mins
Networking Breaks
Summit day drinks reception