www.IFLR.com iFLR INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL LAW REVIEW CPD Accredi ted 6 hours IFLR Asia Private Equity Forum 2008 Regal Hong Kong Hotel, Hong Kong, September 16th, 2008 Benefits of attending: • Understand pre-IPO financing • Learn to deal with conflicts between principal and advisory sides of banks • Gain practical perspective on investing in China and India • Share experiences of failed deals - how to avoid pitfalls • Discuss outbound investment into Europe and America Lead sponsor Media Partners Online Media Partner IFLR Asia Private Equity Forum 2008 Regal Hong Kong Hotel, Hong Kong, September 16th, 2008 IFLR’s inaugural Asia Private Equity Forum is the first event for legal practitioners involved with private equity. The one-day forum will include the most recognised in-house and private practice figures, examining and debating the hottest topics. With private equity developing rapidly in Asia, counsel need to keep up with the changes affecting the industry. All feature here. The changing terms of acquisition financing and the rise of the private deal are both covered in the pre-IPO financing panel, while panellists will speak candidly about lessons learnt from failed bids in the war stories session. Elsewhere the forum will cover private equity and investment banking conflicts as well as sessions dedicated to China and India, tackling the legal obstacles in the region’s most lucrative markets. Who should attend this conference? This conference is a must for private practice lawyers, in-house counsel within investment banks and private equity funds. Regal Hong Kong Hotel, Hong Kong Hotel Situated in the heart of Causeway Bay, Hong Kong's vibrant commercial Regal Hong Kong Hotel and shopping district, the deluxe five-star Regal Hong Kong Hotel is ideal for 88 Yee Wo Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong international business and leisure travellers alike. Tel : (852) 2890 6633 Fax : (852) 2881 0777 Offering a broad range of amenities and excellent service in an exquisite Email : rhk.info@RegalHotel.com European Baroque setting, the hotel offers a wide selection of gourmet dining and entertainment, with casual dining in Café Rivoli to the world-class Zeffirino Italian restaurant. The Regal Hong Kong Hotel also boasts an outdoor rooftop swimming pool and a Topform Health Club featuring the latest gymnasium equipped with the finest training facilities. The spacious, five-star guestrooms and suites offer luxurious accommodation. Each guestroom is a unique canvass of Baroque style, beautifully furnished to the highest standards, with original works of art. Please contact IFLR directly for all information regarding the forum. Please only contact the hotel directly regarding accommodation queries. Thank you. Forthcoming event from IFLR Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities Asia Capital Markets Increase your organisation's profile to key industry professionals. Position yourself in front of potential Forum 2008 clients to showcase your services. To learn more about sponsorship and exhibition opportunities November 18-19 2008 email firstname.lastname@example.org or call +44 (0)20 7779 8614. Island Shangri La, Hong Kong Now in its fourth year, IFLR's Asia Capital Markets Forum 2008, is the leading event for international capital markets lawyers in Asia. Hear from the region's top transactional lawyers about the legislative and regulatory changes affecting deals, plus emerging best practice and market standards. To register your interest email email@example.com IFLR Asia Private Equity Forum 2008 Tuesday September 16, 2008 8:30am Registration 12:50pm Lunch 9:00am Chairman’s introductory remarks 1:50pm Learning lessons from bids George R Bason, Jr, global head of M&A, • War stories – sharing experiences on ditched deals Davis Polk & Wardwell • What went wrong and how we can change it next time? Tom Young, Asia editor, IFLR • Killing deals: how do you get divorced before you get married? (Macs etc) 9:15am Keynote address: Private equity in Asia Speakers Gordon Clancy, managing director, Asia head, Citigroup • Paul Strecker, partner, Shearman & Sterling (Chair) Venture Capital International Asia Ltd • Elizabeth Wang, managing director - M&A, Morgan Stanley • Danny Lee, Principal, Hong Kong, Bain Capital 9:45am Pre-IPO financing • Sebastiaan C Van den Berg, Vice President, HarbourVest • Acquisition financing: how terms are changing • The rise of the private deal and Pipes • Alternatives to getting security 2.50pm India – local tips on deals and regulation • Convergence of bank and high yield financing • Structuring international private equity investment Speakers Speakers • Anthony Root, partner, Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy (Chair) • Anand Prasad, partner, Trilegal (Chair) • Padraig Cronin, partner, Slaughter and May • Kirtee Kapoor, partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell • Karan Singh, partner, Trilegal 3:40pm Coffee 10:45am Coffee 3.55pm Outbound investment 11:00am Private equity/investment banking • Into Europe: issues for acquisition of public companies, UK takeover rules conflicts and key European countries • Dealing with conflicts between the principal and advisory sides of • Into the US: issues for acquisition of public companies including investment banks structures, fiduciary duties, special committees, tender offer rules, going • Regulatory restrictions on underwriting-affiliated entities private rules, proxy rules, antitrust and exon-florio • Home country regulatory and other issues Speakers • Jonathan Pedersen, general counsel, Asia-Pacific, Credit Suisse (Chair) Speakers • Ed Sun, partner, Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy • Mark Lehmkuhler, partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell (Chair) • Patrick Moran, head of global markets and investment banking counsel, Asia- • Neil Hyman, partner, Slaughter and May Pacific region, Merrill Lynch • Jonathan Zhou, partner, Fangda • Peter Siembab, Asia Pacific Counsel, Citigroup • Dilhan Pillay Sandrasegara, managing partner, WongPartnership LLP 12.00pm China – local tips on deals and regulation 4.40pm What dealmakers expect from lawyers • The routes that work for local deals Speakers • Wayne Bannon, General Counsel, Asia, The Carlyle Group Speakers • Jonathan Zhou, partner, Fangda (Chair) • Howard Zhang, partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell • Benjamin Ye, partner, and head of transactional service group, PwC China 5:25pm Chairman’s closing remarks Book today call +44 (0) 20 7779 8999 or Email firstname.lastname@example.org Questions to the panel Submit your question to email@example.com by September 12th. 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