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Asia Private Equity Forum 2011


                                                             for in-house counsel /
                                                              private equity funds

Asia Private
Equity Forum 2011
15 September 2011 – Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel, Hong Kong

Benefits of attending:
• Learn the practical impact of regulation on transactions
• How to get the best value for your exit in Asia
• Which methods to use when finding valuable investments
• How to make profit into and out of China
• Discover tricks and tips when investing into India
• How to maintain profitability on your Asian investments


To register, or for more information:
Call: +852 2842 6995
IFLR Asia Private
Equity Forum 2011
Thursday, September 15 • Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel, Hong Kong

Confidence in the Asian private equity market continues         In the region, India and especially China are the popular
to grow, but the main emphasis for many funds is                destinations for investment. FDI regulations have
securing a profitable exit on existing investments. Dual-       changed in the former and RMB funds are becoming
track deals are expensive, but are increasing in                more established in the latter.
popularity to help guarantee the best results. Similarly,
                                                                This one-day IFLR forum will bring together industry
funds are becoming more interested in increasing the
                                                                experts from funds, companies, banks and law firms to
profitability of ongoing investments by taking closer
                                                                examine these and other issues through a series of
control of management.
                                                                panel discussions.
Regulation remains an important subject for private
equity houses. This year the main concerns are the EU            Who should attend?
Aifm Directive, Volcker seeding restrictions, the                • Private equity houses
implementation of Dodd-Frank, Shanghai’s Qualified               • Hedge funds
Foreign Limited Partner Rules, the FCPA and the UK               • Asset managers
                                                                 • Sovereign wealth funds
Bribery Act. It is essential that funds get to grip with the     • Investment bankers
practical impact of these regulations on their                   • Bankers’ counsel
transactions.                                                    • Law firms

  The hotel: Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel
  64 Mody Road
  Tsim Sha Tsui East
  Kowloon, Hong Kong
  T: (852) 2721 2111

  The award-winning Kowloon Shangri-La, Hong Kong,
  known for its legendary warm and friendly hospitality, is
  conveniently situated in the Tsim Sha Tsui East shopping
  and entertainment district overlooking the world famous
  Victoria Harbour. All 688 guest rooms and suites, of this
  Kowloon hotel are amongst the most spacious in Hong
  Kong, offer the ultimate in luxurious comfort and feature
  a floor-to-ceiling bay window commanding breathtaking
  harbour views or exciting city vistas.

  Complementing the exemplary services of this luxury
  Hong Kong hotel are the state-of-the-art fitness facilities
  and a range of fine restaurants and bars enhanced by
  our warm and caring people.
 Thursday, September 15
  8.45    Registration                                             13.20 Keynote address
                                                                         Regional regulatory lobbying
                                                                           Vincent Chan, CEO and co-founder, Spring Capital Asia,
                                                                           co-president, Hong Kong Venture Capital and Private
  9.10    Chair’s opening remarks                                          Equity Association
          Lucy McNulty, Asia editor, IFLR
                                                                   13.35 Finding profit into and out of China
                                                                           • How to structure RMB funds onshore and
  9.15    Post-financial crisis: the impact on funds                         comparisons to offshore structures
                                                                           • The best ways to structure funds for investment into
          • The commercial challenges of raising capital and
            how to overcome them
                                                                           • Why foreign private equity in China has a changing
          • How the ILPA Principles have changed fund terms
          • Tax structuring considerations
                                                                           • How the AML is raising new competition issues for
          • Regulatory developments: China, the US and Europe                Chinese assets
          John Fadely, corporate partner, Weil Gotshal &                   • The latest practices for red-chip restructurings
          Manges                                                           Jonathan Zhou, partner, Fangda Partners
          William Hay, general counsel, Baring Private Equity              Christopher Xing, partner, China tax, KPMG
          John Gu, partner, KPMG
                                                                   14.35 Discovering valuable investments
  10.15   Coffee                                                           • Pre-IPOs: the deal implications of HKEx changing its
  10.30 Getting the best value for your exit
                                                                           • Stock exchanges and private equity investor rights
          • The return of auctions: how warrantee insurance and
                                                                           • Public-to-privates: getting better multiples by
            financial advisers are adding sophistication
                                                                             delisting from the US with a view to relisting in Asia
          • Choosing the best stock exchange for your IPO
                                                                           Christopher Kelly, partner, Linklaters
          • Why it may be wise to consider a dual-track deal
                                                                           Eric Solberg, CEO and co-founder, EXS Capital
          • How to maximise secondary buyouts
          Simon Weller, corporate partner, Freshfields             15.35   Coffee
          Bruckhaus Deringer
          Bill Wang, head of group listings, Asia company          15.55 How to maintain profitability on your
          secretary, Standard Chartered Bank                             investments
          Brian Tang, director and counsel, Credit Suisse                  • How to drive profitability through operational
  11.30 Investing into India: tricks and tips                              • The importance of complying with FCPA and the UK
                                                                             Bribery Act and how foreign regulators are getting
          • How changes in FDI regulations impact your
                                                                             more vigilant
                                                                           • Utilising bolt-on M&A to grow your investee
          • Effective ways to comply with competition law, stamp
            law and company law
                                                                            Simon Cooke, partner, Clifford Chance
          • Considerations for dispute resolution
                                                                            Michael Openshaw, managing director, global
          • Key trends in Indian private equity investing
                                                                            special opportunities, JP Morgan
          Kirtee Kapoor, corporate partner and head of India
                                                                            Susannah Lindenfield, managing director and
          practice, Davis Polk
                                                                            counsel, Blackstone Group
          Rabindra Jhunjhunwala, partner, Khaitan & Co
                                                                            Lincoln Pan, senior deal executive, Advantage
          Narendra Rohira, partner, transaction tax, Ernst &                Partners
                                                                   16.55 Chair’s closing remarks
  12.30   Lunch
                                                                   17.00 Close of conference

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