AVCJ is proud to announce the 12th Annual AVCJ China Private Equity & Venture Forum will take place on 30-31 May 2013 at the Park Hyatt Hotel in Beijing.
Attendees will have the unrivalled opportunity to hear honest dialogue about this complex and compelling market from the leading GPs on the ground, as well as from some of the biggest domestic and international institutional investors.
Since the Asian Venture Capital Journal was founded 26 years ago, it has become the leading private equity and venture capital publication in Asia and hosts events across the region's leading markets. Thanks to our longstanding relationship with the private equity and venture capital in Asia, AVCJ Europe will attract the leading Asian fund managers to London to discuss the asset class and share investment opportunities and strategies for European LPs to successfully invest in Asia.
Last year’s AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Japan Forum, brought together more than 250 top executives from over 11 different countries and territories across the globe. Over 100 LPs joined the event, including dozens of foreign investors looking to increase their allocations to Japan or invest in the country for the very first time.
Highlights of last year’s Forum included:
- A keynote speech by Tokihiko Shimizu of Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) on the fund's likely future investments into private equity
- Noted economist Jesper Koll discussing why the Japanese economy is likely to improve in the future
- Japan's preeminent venture capitalist Yoshito Hori speaking on why he believes Tokyo will become the next Silicon Valley
- Two local corporate pension funds talking about why they are actively investing in private equity
AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Forum - USA 2013 will gather some of the top private equity investors from across Asia's leading markets to discuss the opportunities and current risks in the world's most resilient growth engine.
The 2012 AVCJ Singapore Forum, which took place on 18-19 July, brought together over 250 leading private equity GPs, LPs and advisors for two days of insightful discussions and high-powered networking. The event clearly established Singapore as regional hub for private equity investing in Southeast Asia as well as the powerhouse economies of China and India.
Hartley Rogers, Chairman of Hamilton Lane and Navis' founding partner Nick Bloy led an all star cast of speakers including senior executives from Navis, KKR, Apollo, Bain Capital, Axiom, HarbourVest and Coller Capital.
The event has been widely covered by many of the top news publications in Asia including CNBC, CNA, The Business Times, Bloomberg and has widely acted as a bellwether of the private equity business in Asia.
The next unquote British Private Equity Awards will take place on 3rd October 2013 in London.
The 2012 unquote British Private Equity Awards honoured innovation and excellence in private equity and venture capital.
The next 8th annual unquote" DACH Private Equity Congress will take place on October 10th 2013 in Munich.
Last year unquote hosted their 7th annual unquote" DACH Private Equity Congress on 10 October 2012 in Munich. This one day congress brought together the region's private equity players to discuss deal sourcing, exits, co-investment and fundraising and much more.
Private equity has faced important qualitative changes over the past few years: deals have become smaller, there is a growing interest in SMEs and the use of leverage has decreased. At the same time, the average holding period has increased, players have become more concentrated on their portfolio companies, with a renewed interest in the creation of a real, not purely financial value.
The annual unquote" Italia Private Equity Congress held in English will focus on these important qualitative changes and how they can open new opportunities for the Italian market.