Diversity & Inclusion Forum

Four Seasons Hotel, Singapore & Online

The annual AVCJ Diversity & Inclusion Forum returns this year in Singapore as a hybrid event – combining the best of in-person and virtual formats – to bring together senior alternative investment professionals across the globe for a day of insightful and meaningful discussions on the key learnings, best practice and top issues surrounding diversity, equity and inclusion in the regional private equity and venture capital industry.

2021 Forum Demographics


Benefits of attending:

  • Global view: Gain practical insights into the pace of progression of D&I regionally and abroad from some of the world’s top GPs, LPs and diversity experts.
  • Network: Meet some of the top changemakers in the PE and VC industry who are helping to bridge the diversity gap
  • Regional insights: Hear personal stories from managers in the region on their efforts to improve diversity at the firm and portfolio company level
  • LPs: Understand how LPs can influence the behaviour of GPs when it comes to diversity issues
  • Participate in practical roundtable discussions, case studies, and data presentations

Organizations that previously attended the Forum include:

  • 57 Stars
  • ABCI Investment Management Limited
  • abrdn
  • Abu Dhabi Investment Authority
  • Aceana Group
  • Adamantem Capital
  • Adams Street Partners
  • Advantage Partners
  • Albourne Partners Limited
  • AlixPartners
  • Alpha DX Group, Ltd / ZioNext, Pte Ltd
  • Alpha Win Capital Limited
  • Altive
  • AMP Capital
  • Anbang Group
  • Antartica Asset Manaagement
  • Anthem Asia
  • APAC Advisors
  • APES Pongo LP I
  • APG Asset Management
  • Apollo Global Management
  • Ardian
  • Arete Capital Asia
  • Ascendent Capital Partners
  • ASCENT Fund Services (HK) Ltd
  • Asia Alternatives
  • Asian Development Bank
  • Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
  • Aster Capital / Alpha Square Group
  • Australian Investment Council
  • Axiom Asia Private Capital
  • Bain Capital
  • Baring Private Equity Asia
  • BDX Data Centers
  • Benli Capital
  • bfinance
  • BGH Capital
  • Blackbird Ventures
  • BlackRock
  • Blackstone
  • BNP Paribas
  • Cabot Capital Partners
  • California Public Employees Retirement System
  • California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS)
  • Carlyle
  • CDH Investments
  • CDPQ
  • Cerberus Asia Pacific
  • CFI
  • China Asean Fund
  • China Grand Prosperity Investment
  • China Overseas Nuoxin International Holdings Limited
  • China Telecom Global
See the full list

Topics include:

  • How has the conversation of diversity and inclusion shifted in the past year in the APAC region, from both a GP and portfolio company perspective?
  • What are some concrete steps PE leaders in Asia are taking to help bridge the diversity divide?
  • Gender lens investment strategies and diversity-focused funds in Asia: Where are the opportunities?
  • Boardroom diversity at the portfolio company level: how can GPs and LPs drive change?
  • LP conversations: How are LPs placing greater emphasis on D&I in the region, and what more needs to be done?

“Very interesting gathering full of personal stories. Diversity definitely improves the quality of discussion and decision making. Our industry can do better and this event made me hopeful.”

Junko Katayanagi, Partner, Unison Capital

“Thank you for allowing CPPIB to participate in AVCJ’s inaugural Women in Asian PE event. It was a privilege to share some of the latest from our side, as well as learn what others are thinking and doing on this very important initiative.”

Nicholas Low, Director, CPPIB


AVCJ Women in Asian Private Equity Forum is now a CPD certified event.

4 CPD points can be claimed after attending the event

For further information on CPD accreditation please visit: www.cpduk.co.uk

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