ERM is one of the World’s Largest Pure-Play Sustainability Consultancy, with nearly 300 EHS, social and low-carbon consulting professionals in Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou, Hong Kong and Taipei offices. ERM (Shanghai) Limited was established in 1994 and is the headquarter of ERM China. We are the go-to consulting firm supporting corporate & investor clients on their Net Zero Transition journey, and uniquely placed to provide ‘Boots to Boardroom’ advisory services in China. Our services include ESG & Low Carbon Transition Strategy, EHS & Safety Operation, Green Finance, M&A & Value Creation, Sustainable Supply Chain, and Digital Solutions for building towards a sustainable future. ERM China holds a certificate for environmental impact assessment in China. More than 80% of ERM’s practitioners have overseas work experience and/or academic background, and are able to provide clients with both international and locally-tailored consulting services.
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate and credit, with strategic partners that manage hedge funds. KKR aims to generate attractive investment returns for its fund investors by following a patient and disciplined investment approach, employing world-class people, and driving growth and value creation with KKR portfolio companies. KKR invests its own capital alongside the capital it manages for fund investors and provides financing solutions and investment opportunities through its capital markets business. References to KKR's investments may include the activities of its sponsored funds. For additional information about KKR & Co. Inc. (NYSE: KKR), please visit us on Twitter @KKR_Co.
Bain & Company is a global consultancy that helps the world’s most ambitious change makers define the future.
Across 65 cities in 40 countries, we work alongside our clients as one team with a shared ambition to achieve extraordinary results, outperform the competition, and redefine industries. We complement our tailored, integrated expertise with a vibrant ecosystem of digital innovators to deliver better, faster, and more enduring outcomes. Our 10-year commitment to invest more than $1 billion in pro bono services brings our talent, expertise, and insight to organizations tackling today’s urgent challenges in education, racial equity, social justice, economic development, and the environment. We earned a gold rating from EcoVadis, the leading platform for environmental, social, and ethical performance ratings for global supply chains, putting us in the top 2% of all companies. Since our founding in 1973, we have measured our success by the success of our clients, and we proudly maintain the highest level of client advocacy in the industry.
Bain Capital, LP is one of the world’s leading private investment firms with approximately $165 billion of assets under management that creates lasting impact for our investors, teams, businesses, and the communities in which we live. Since our founding in 1984, we’ve applied our insight and experience to organically expand into several asset classes including private equity, credit, public equity, venture capital and real estate. We leverage our shared platform to capture cross-asset class opportunities in strategic areas of focus. With offices on four continents, our global team aligns our interests with those of our investors for lasting impact.
Formed in 2013, we are a global investment firm with US$850m+ of AuM that seeks to build great businesses, provide innovative capital solutions and generate value for all stakeholders.
We are active in cross-border mid-market M&A via our growth-oriented buy-and-build investment strategy. We invest at the intersection of supply chain, technology and finance, where we have proven domain knowledge and operational expertise. We employ the EmergeVest Operating System to drive value creation at our portfolio companies, with fundamental, operationally-led growth and sustainability strategies. Our flagship example of value creation is our portfolio company, EV Cargo, a global supply chain and technology leader.
BPEA EQT is part of EQT, a purpose-driven global investment organization in active ownership strategies. BPEA EQT combines the private equity teams from Baring Private Equity Asia (BPEA) and EQT Asia, creating a comprehensive Asian private equity presence with local teams in eight cities across the region, a 25-year heritage, and more than USD 25 billion of capital deployed since inception. In addition to BPEA EQT, EQT’s strategies in the region include EQT Infrastructure and the real estate division EQT Exeter.
EQT is a purpose-driven global investment organization focused on active ownership strategies. With a Nordic heritage and a global mindset, EQT has a track record of almost three decades of delivering consistent and attractive returns across multiple geographies, sectors and strategies. Uniquely, EQT is the only large private markets firm in the world with investment strategies covering all phases of a business’ development, from start-up to maturity. Private Capital comprises four Business Lines: Private Equity, Ventures, Public Value and Growth. EQT has grown its Private Capital segment rapidly whilst achieving strong returns throughout its history. Real Assets comprises two Business Lines: Infrastructure and EQT Exeter.
With its roots in the Wallenberg family’s entrepreneurial mindset and philosophy of long-term ownership, EQT is guided by a set of strong values and a distinct corporate culture. EQT manages and advises funds and vehicles that invest across the world with the mission to future-proof companies, generate attractive returns and make a positive impact with everything EQT does.
LGT Capital Partners is a leading alternative investment specialist with over USD 80 billion in assets under management and more than 600 institutional clients in 43 countries. An international team of over 650 professionals is responsible for managing a wide range of investment programs focusing on private markets, liquid alternatives and multi-asset class solutions. Since 2003, LGT Capital Partners has been encouraging the integration of ESG in its offering and its promotion in the financial industry. In 2008, the firm was one of the first signatories of the UN PRI, since 2018 LGT Capital Partners further engages with PRI as a member of its Board. Headquartered in Pfaeffikon (SZ), Switzerland, the firm has offices in New York, San Francisco, Raleigh, Dublin, London, Paris, Vaduz, Frankfurt am Main, Luxembourg, Dubai, Beijing, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Sydney.
For corporations, investors and the legal, financial and talent advisors who need actionable facts to assess risks, protect reputations and win disputes, Mintz Group is the partner of choice for due diligence, investigations and background screening, anywhere in the world. Since 1994, Mintz Group has developed a uniquely transparent and practical approach to fact gathering before hires and transactions, during disputes and after allegations. We provide impartial facts that are comprehensively researched, properly sourced and stand up to the toughest scrutiny in the boardroom or the courtroom. Headquartered in New York City, Mintz Group has 18 offices across nine time zones, with a team that has successfully conducted more than 40,000 investigations in over 100 countries.
With over 1,000 lawyers across 18 offices, Morrison Foerster is a global law firm that has been active in Asia for nearly 40 years, with 50+ dedicated PE/M&A lawyers in Asia.
We are highly ranked by Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022 and Chambers 2022 for Private Equity and we have handled over 160 PE/M&A deals in Asia with an aggregate asset value of over US$310 billion in the past five years. Additionally, we have over 20 years of unrivaled experience in ESG, helping clients with sustainable investment strategies to reflect their impact goals and increase profitability.
MoFo Asia Funds ESG Report 2022 — Navigating the ESG Maze
This year, Morrison Foerster, together with AVCJ, surveyed 100 Asia-headquartered GPs with US$1 billion+ AUM to gain their insights on how ESG considerations are impacting their investments and the market. For the very first time in Asia, our survey findings will provide practical tips for Asia fund managers to benchmark themselves against their peers and find out how they can make progress in their ESG investing in the region.
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Founded in 2017, Starquest Capital is one of the largest RMB private equity funds in China, which is managed by several highly experienced entrepreneurs and investors with over 20+ years investment, deal making experience. Starquest Capital focuses on New Economy through direct investment and FOF investment with initial AUM of around RMB 30 billion.
Focusing on opportunities in Healthcare, Digital Consumer, Intelligent Manufacturing and Technology in the new economy, Starquest Capital is on the lookout for future unicorns and for private equity investment opportunities across the entire value chain. Starquest deploys capital through reputable GPs and leading firms in various industries. With a purpose to create value for every stakeholder in the private equity industry, Starquest operates an investment process informed by its proprietary system of big data analytics and artificial intelligence and is supported by a localized professional team with global experience in direct investment and fund of funds management.
Starquest highly values green investing and sustainability principles. It was the first RMB FoF/PE investor to have joined the UNPRI and to become a signatory of the Green Investment Principles (GIP) for the Belt and Road, initiated by the China Green Finance Committee. Starquest is committed to long-term and sustainable development of the Chinese private equity industry.
Trilegal was founded in 2000 and has grown exceptionally to become one of India’s leading full-service law firms. It is a top tier legal firm with over 500 lawyers led by 79 Partners. The firm’s legal professionals are equipped with the right combination of local insight and expertise to deliver cost-effective, deal-oriented and high-quality legal advice.
Trilegal’s core strengths comprise the commitment and client-centric approach adopted by its lawyers. The firm prides itself on dealing with complexity, thinking out of the box, and devising innovative solutions for clients. Trilegal’s approach to work is highly dictated by a deep and analytical understanding of Indian law, and in-depth market experience. These two factors, when combined, allow the firm to effectively calibrate/assess legal risk and impart pragmatic advice.
Trilegal has been recognised as the 'Firm of the year' for Client Service Excellence byAsia Law Awards 2021; “M&A Law firm of the Year” by VCCircle Awards 2020; ‘Law Firm of the Decade’ at the RSG Grow India Summit and Awards 2019; one of the most innovative law firms in Asia in the inaugural edition of ALB Trailblazers 2020 and ‘highly commended’ in the FT RSG Innovative Lawyers Awards 2020. Trilegal has also been recognised as one of the ‘Best Overall Law Firms in India’ as part of the India Business Law JournalAnnual Indian Legal Awards 2022.