The 20th AVCJ China Forum successfully took place in-person in Beijing and virtually on 13-14 October.
The event brought together over 560 private equity professionals including 260+ LPs, representing 330+ different organizations from 16 geographies.
The conference kicked off with a keynote speech by Yibing Wu, Head of China and Joint Head of Enterprise Development Group, Temasek. The forum also featured leading executives from Permira, Adams Street Partners, CDPQ, Legend Capital and CalPERS speaking on a number of well-researched topics including 20 years of private equity in China: Past, present, and future, the resurgence of healthcare, the consumer story and LP expectations.
2021 Forum Demographics
Companies who attended last year:
Adams Street Partners
Azalea Asset Management
Bank of Singapore
Beijing Equity Investment Development Management
Buchang Family Office
CCT Fund Management
China Development Bank Capital
China Investment Corporation
China Life Insurance Company
China Life Investment Holding
China Life Private Equity Company
China Pacific Insurance
China Pacific Life Insurance
China Ping An Insurance Overseas
China Post Life Insurance
China Structural Reform Fund / CCT Fund
CICC Wealth Management
CITIC-Prudential Insurance Company
Commonfund Capital Beijing
Compagnie d’Investissements et de Gestion Privée (CIGP)
Eagle Asia Partners
CITIC-Prudential Insurance Company
CreditEase Wealth Management
Generali China Asset Management
Gopher Asset Management
Hanwha Asset Management
Hanwha Life Insurance Beijing Office
HarbourVest Investment Consulting
IDI Emerging Markets Partners
International Finance Corporation
J.P. Morgan Asset Management
JP Morgan Asset Management
Juno Capital Management Limited
LGT Capital Partners
LGT Venture Philanthropy Foundation
Mirae Asset Global Investments
Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation
Mitsui & Co. (Shanghai) Ltd.
Mitsui & Co. Global Investment Ltd.
Mizuho Capital Co., Ltd.
Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners
National Council for Social Security Fund (NSSF)
New China Pension
New World Development
Noah Holdings (Hong Kong) Limited
Pavilion Alternatives Group
Ping An Insurance
Ping An P&C Insurance
Portfolio Advisors, LLC
Sawdust Investment Management Corp.
Schroder Adveq Investment
Siguler Guff & Company
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority
The Dietrich Foundation
Tin Ka Ping Foundation
Tockington Capital Management
University of Minnesota
Willett Advisors LLC
Yuanju Capital Management
... and many others!
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Adams Street Partners is a global private markets investment manager with investments in more than thirty countries across five continents. Adams Street’s 90+ investment professionals focus on five strategies: primary fund partnerships, secondary transactions, co-investments, direct growth equity company investments, and private credit deals. Adams Street strives to generate actionable investment insights across market cycles by drawing on 50 years of private markets experience, proprietary intelligence, and trusted relationships. The firm is 100% employee-owned and has $51 billion in assets under management. Adams Street maintains a worldwide presence with offices in Austin, Beijing, Boston, Chicago, London, Menlo Park, Munich, New York, Seoul, Singapore, and Tokyo.
BlueRun Ventures China (BRV China) is the leading early-stage venture firm in China with offices in Beijing and Shanghai. Having its heritage in Silicon Valley since 1998 and entered China in 2005, BRV China has managed over $1.5 billion through multiple USD and RMB funds, with over $900 million cash distributions. BRV China focuses on early-stage opportunities across enterprise services, transportation and smart machine, digital healthcare, and consumer technology sectors in China. The firm has invested in more than 150 portfolio companies, including Li Auto (NASDAQ: LI), QingCloud (688316.SH), WaterDrop (NYSE: WDH), Energy Monster (NASDAQ: EM), Mogujie/Meilishuo (NYSE: MOGU), Qudian (NYSE: QD), Ganji/58.com, PPTV, Guazi, Meishubao, Nanyan, Shanzhen, Gaussian Robotics, Yi Auto, Pinecone, etc. The firm has been recognized as the "No.1 Early-Stage Investment Firm" in China by Zero2IPO and ChinaVenture, and "Consistent Performing Venture Capital Fund Manager" by Preqin.
Coller Capital, founded in 1990, is one of the world's leading investors in the secondary market for private assets – and widely acknowledged as an innovator at the complex end of secondaries.
The firm provides liquidity solutions to private markets investors worldwide, acquiring interests in private equity, private credit, and other private markets assets. With headquarters in London, and offices in New York and Hong Kong, Coller’s multinational investment team has a truly global reach.
In January 2021, the firm closed Coller International Partners VIII, with committed capital (including co-investment vehicles) of just over $9 billion and backing from over 200 of the world’s leading institutional investors.
In February 2022 the firm closed Coller Credit Opportunities I, with committed capital (including co-investment vehicles) of $1.45 billion and backing from over 30 institutional investors.
HIKE Capital, a Chinese founders fund, was established in Dec. 2015, co-founded by Mark Yang and Anna Xu.
Mark is also the founder of CARS Group and Ganji.com. Anna is the founder of NetEase News app.
As a founders fund, many of our venture partners and counselors are former founders with domain expertise. We consistently back visionary founders through all phases of growth and provide entrepreneurs with access to expertise and sources they need in the technology ecosystem.
HIKE Capital manages three dual-currency funds, invests in consumption upgrade and technological innovation. As a unicorn hunter, HIKE Capital invested in Li Auto (NASDAQ:LI), RELX (NYSE: RLX), Guazi, Huohua, FlashEx, Megatronix, Yuanbao, Shimo and Halara.
Jinyi Capital is a leading new generation private equity firm focused on new consumption and industrial upgrade themes in China. The firm is co-founded by executives from leading global firms such as Carlyle and TPG, with over 40 years of private equity experience collectively amongst its founding partners.
At its inception, Jinyi Capital raised one of the largest first time PE funds in the RMB market and is backed by a uniquely vast and powerful network of local partners, including some of the most influential industry giants and entrepreneurs, business conglomerates, financial institutions, fund of funds and school endowments. As an aspirational new generation firm, Jinyi Capital is firmly committed to its strategy of research-driven value investing and high impact value creation, and the empowerment of industry champions to create superior returns as well as social value.
Jinyi Capital has been consistently ranked by local PE/VC industry media and business publications as one of the leading private equity firms in China.
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NewQuest is the leading dedicated secondary private equity platform focused on the Asia-Pacific region with offices in Singapore, Hong Kong, Beijing, and Mumbai. NewQuest specializes in providing strategic liquidity solutions to private equity asset owners, including private equity funds, financial institutions, corporations, hedge funds and family offices. NewQuest was established in 2011 and currently manages four funds with capital commitments of over US$2.5 billion.
Extracting and organising the world's knowledge for the largest private equity funds, hedge funds, mutual funds and management consulting firms and business leaders. And, with 1,200 employees located across seven offices worldwide, we know how to think globally whilst still providing a localized service.
Founded on the belief that human perspectives and observations drive better investment decisions, Third Bridge continues to disrupt the traditional investment research model.
Our research methodology — the SmartLink System — lies at the core of everything we do.
Using this methodology, our team is uniquely trained to monitor key industries, special situations, stocks, macro-economic trends and deal flow in order to understand key performance and economic drivers, map competitive landscapes, deconstruct value chains and connect the dots across global industries and themes.
Trustar Capital (formerly known as CITIC Capital Partners), focuses on control buyout opportunities globally and has completed over 80 investments since inception across China, Japan, U.S., Europe, etc. Trustar Capital currently manages USD7.7 billion of committed capital.
Trustar Capital is a private equity affiliate of CITIC Capital Holdings Limited. Founded in 2002, CITIC Capital Holdings Limited is an alternative investment management and advisory company. The firm manages over USD16 billion of capital across 90 funds and investment products through its multiple asset class platform covering private equity, real estate, structured investment & finance, and asset management. CITIC Capital has over 150 portfolio companies that span 11 sectors and employ over 800,000 people around the world.
Established on October 9, 2019, Vitalbridge is committed to discovering China's most dynamic entrepreneurs of vitality in the next decade. Jointly, Vitalbridge grows with them to create long-term value.
As a new generation of thesis-driven venture capital fund in China, we are entrusted with domestic and overseas long-term funds, which mainly include top institutional investors and industrial capital such as industry leaders, Internet entrepreneurs, founders of domestic and overseas listed companies, overseas FoFs and family offices.
We appreciate and worship Vitality. It's our vision and mission to be Bridge of Vitality and to explore the infinite explosive power. Together with the entrepreneurial experience, industrial insights and resources, and long-term PE capital in the Vitalbridge eco-system, we are committed to the long-term development of our enterprises.
China is transitioning from scale economies to quality economies, and Vitalbridge approaches this shift from “demographic structure" and "technological innovation" perspectives. Vitalbridge focuses on scientific and technological services in education, healthcare, and enterprise services. Aiming to support the upgrade of “New Service” enabled by technologies, we invest in early and growth stage startups with single investment from US$ 3 million to 30 million.
Cooley LLP is an international law firm representing clients in a wide range of industries. Cooley has more than 1,500 lawyers across 17 offices in Asia, Europe and the United States. The firm represents 6,000+ high-growth new economy companies, 500+ venture fund families and closes over 2,000 venture and growth investments per year.
In Asia, Cooley has offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Singapore. Cooley is broadly recognized for its powerhouse technology, life sciences and venture capital practices. We represent some of Asia’s most innovative and dynamic companies and leading investors, advising on their financings, M&As and joint ventures, IPOs and other strategic transactions at all stages of their growth.
Our dedication to Asia's fund industry is unparalleled and unrivaled by any other law firm. Cooley has been advising on Asia-related matters over three decades, dating back to 1989, when the firm advised on the formation of the first institutional venture capital fund investing in China. Today, we are counsel to more than 500 private investment fund organizations worldwide, including more than 90 fund managers with their primary operations in China and other Asia countries and numerous other managers outside of the region making investments in portfolio companies in Asia. We form considerably more dollar-denominated Asia venture capital and growth equity funds in dollar terms than any other law firm worldwide. We have a team of more than 40 specialist fund formation lawyers and dozens of other practitioners dedicated to serving our clients headquartered and doing business in Asia. Multiple members of our team are Mandarin-speaking, Chinese native fund formation specialists who assist our China funds clients and their investors in both USD and RMB fund formation matters.