AVCJ Private Equity Forum China 2024

The premier private equity & venture forum in China

China World Summit Wing Hotel, Beijing & Online

11 Sep

Private equity in China: What lies ahead

Private equity in China has faced significant challenges in recent years, including a property downturn, a sluggish economy, low consumer confidence, and the effects of regional geopolitics. These factors have led to a reduction in investment in Chinese companies to US$68.80 billion in 2023, the lowest in five years according to Mergermarket data. For long-term investors, however, now may be an opportune time – regulatory reforms, technological advancements, ongoing energy transition to plus reasonable valuations with less competition -- savvier investors are taking note. Our panel of seasoned private equity investors will delve into the current landscape and future prospects of private equity in China.

  • How have private market investors adjusted their China strategies in the past year? Where does China fit within a global portfolio?
  • Will the "China +1" strategy remain feasible? How has this strategy evolved in response to changing dynamics?
  • What is the outlook for valuations considering the anticipated increase in buyouts and take-private transactions in China?
  • Can RMB-denominated funds fill the void left by USD vehicles? What challenges and opportunities do RMB funds present?