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            iFLR
            INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL LAW REVIEW



            Asia Private Equity
            Forum 2009
            The leading event for international private equity
            lawyers practising in Asia
            September 15 2009 – Four Seasons Hotel, Hong Kong
            How will you benefit from attending?
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 6 hour     • Learn where the profit is – our specialists help you identify investment
              opportunities, and their risks and rewards
            • Master public M&A strategy and get a stake in Pipes and take-privates
            • Assert your rights over limited partners – get the most from partnership
              agreements and fund formation
            • Discover onshore opportunities in China and India, and how to break into these
              markets



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                              Media partners




             www.iflr.com/asia-pe09
Asia Private Equity Forum 2009
                     September 15 2009 - Four Seasons Hotel, Hong Kong
    The market turmoil has left no industry untouched. Private equity has changed hugely from last year, with
    funds now trying to make a profit in a distressed climate. Gone are leveraged buyouts, auctions and big-
    ticket exits; funds are instead restructuring, looking for bargains and preparing to deal with new regulation.

    IFLR's Asia Private Equity Forum 2009 is the only event that brings together the most recognised in-
    house and private practice figures for one day to consider tactics to deal with failing investments,
    opportunities to make money, and where to find new pools of capital.

    The forum is designed to look at how private equity houses can make money and minimise loss, despite
    the chaos of a recession. While downturns stress investments, they also create great opportunities for
    bargains. If you intend to succeed in 2010's private equity market, this is your must-attend conference of
    the year.

Who should attend?                                                    Upcoming events in the IFLR calendar:
                                                                      Asia Capital Markets Forum 2009
•          Private equity houses
                                                                      November 18 & 19 2009
•          Hedge funds
                                                                      Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong
•          Asset managers
•          Sovereign wealth funds
•          Investment bankers                                         Asia M&A Forum 2010
•          Bankers’ counsel                                           February 3 & 4 2010
•          Law firms                                                  Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong

Book your place now to ensure you are present                         For more information, please contact Anna
at Asia’s premier cross-border private equity                         Govett at agovett@iflr.com
conference in 2009.


Four Seasons Hotel, Hong Kong
    Hotel                                                                On the waterfront overlooking Victoria Harbour and the financial
    Four Seasons Hotel, Hong Kong                                     district, Four Seasons redefines luxury and excellence. As part of the
    8 Finance Street                                                  prestigious International Finance Centre, it offers unrivalled links to
    Central                                                           Hong Kong Station, with the famed Star Ferry steps away.
    Hong Kong, China                                                     Hotel features include the Michelin two-star Caprice restaurant,
    Tel: (852) 3196-8888                                              luxurious spa, and pool with magnificent views of the harbour.




Please contact IFLR directly for all information regarding the forum. Please only contact the hotel directly regarding
accommodation queries. Thank you.
                              Asia Private Equity Forum 2009
 September 15 2009
8:30am       Registration and coffee                                      12:50pm      Lunch
                                                                          2:00pm     Private opportunities in public M&A
9:00am       Chairman’s opening remarks                                   • Making money from pipes and take-privates in a difficult market
             Rachel Evans, Asia editor, International Financial Law       • Challenges and pitfalls – disclosure, structuring and other hurdles
             Review
             Peter Feist, partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges
                                                                           Speakers
             Steven Xiang, partner and head of China, Weil, Gotshal
                                                                           • Peter Feist, partner, Weil Gotshal & Manges (chair)
             & Manges                                                      • Wayne Bannon, general counsel, Asia, Carlyle Group
                                                                           • Patrick Moran, head of global markets and investment banking
9:15am       Keynote address                                                 counsel, Asia-Pacific, Merrill Lynch
             Ben Jenkins, senior managing director,                        • Andrew Whan, partner, Clifford Chance
             The Blackstone Group

9:45am       Avoiding disaster when                                       3.00pm     China: now’s the time to go onshore
             investments go bad                                           • How to set up an onshore renminbi fund
• What to do with breached pre-IPO financing                              • The benefits – new investors and local financing
• Cutting a deal with company and creditors                               • You can get out – new markets provide new exits
• The last resort - the perils and duties of enforcement
                                                                           Speakers
                                                                           • Howard Zhang, partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell
 Speakers
                                                                           • Jonathan Zhou, partner, Fangda Partners
 • Anthony Root, managing partner, Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy
                                                                           • David Russell, senior managing director, head of private equity
   (chair)
                                                                             Asia and Greater China, Macquarie Capital Funds
 • Daniel M. Anderson, director, Asia merchant banking, Citadel
   Investment Group (HK) Limited
 • Marcia Ellis, senior vice president, DE Shaw & Co. (Hong Kong)         3:50pm       Coffee
   Limited
 • Roderick Sutton, executive director, Ferrier Hodgson                   4.10pm      How to make cash in 2010
                                                                          • Where’s the money? Finding new pools of capital
10:45am      Coffee                                                       • Getting tough with limited partners
                                                                          • How not to drown in regulation
11:00am      Opportunities in distress:                                   • Doing deals – when LBOs will return
             how to get a bargain
• How to get accurate valuations of the right assets                       Speakers
• Coping with limited due diligence, reps and warranties                   • Robert Ashworth, partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
• Preventing a hangover – identifying fraud and sidestepping litigation      (chair)
                                                                           • Anand Prasad, partner, Trilegal
 Speakers                                                                  • Sebastiaan van den Berg, vice president, HarbourVest Partners
 • Paul Strecker, partner, Shearman & Sterling (chair)                       (Asia) Ltd
 • Douglas Ferguson, transactions and restructuring partner, KPMG          • Jesse Sheley, partner, Kirkland & Ellis International
   China
 • Bill Wang, senior group legal counsel, Standard Chartered Bank
                                                                          5.10pm       Chairman’s closing remarks
12.00pm      India: navigating the potential                                           Akiko Mikumo, managing partner, Weil, Gotshal &
             and the pitfalls                                                          Manges
• Green shoots – hot sectors and new capital
• How to get your money out
• Restructuring the fallout - stay out of court                           Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities

 Speakers
                                                                          Increase your organisation's profile to key industry
 • Kirtee Kapoor, partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell                          professionals. Position yourself in front of
 • Sridhar Gorthi, partner, Trilegal                                      potential clients to showcase your services. To
 • Aluri Rao, managing director, head of India, Morgan Stanley            learn more about sponsorship and exhibition
   Private Equity
                                                                          opportunities email vtaylor@iflr.com or call +44
                                                                          (0)20 7779 8614.

               Book today call +852 2842 6995 or Email registrations@iflr.com
 Questions to the panel
 Submit your question to vtaylor@iflr.com by September 12. Ensure you state which speaker(s)
 the question is aimed at.
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                        ASIA PRIVATE EQUITY FORUM 2009
                                              September 15 2009 - Four Seasons Hotel, Hong Kong

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