Driving operational excellence across Asian private equity

Discover the optimized portfolio company operating strategies key to driving high exit valuations at the PEI Value Creation Forum: Asia virtual experience 2021 on 30 November – 1 December.

Operational professionals and C-Suite executives from across Asia and the globe will build relationships and discuss value creation strategies on our immersive virtual platform.

Equip yourself with the knowledge to optimise your PortCo operating strategies to drive high exit valuations across Asia to deliver on your firm’s vision in this unprecedented time.

View key conversations shaping your operating strategies.

What to expect at the Value Creation Forum

On-demand strategic insights in value creation

Access exclusive panels on operational excellence and value-creation with pioneering operations executives in Asia anytime, anywhere

Unlimited face-to-face networking opportunities with top value creators

Be at the forefront of the operational excellence discussion in Asia and discover how to thrive in the “new normal”

Build the most operationally efficient portfolio

Learn from senior decision-makers on how to drive value and deliver on your firm’s vision in the current climate

Why Value Creation is important

 

 

Value creation should be the key priority from day one for dealmakers

 

Research has found that over 61% of dealmakers think if they were to do their deal again, they would prioritise value creation earlier.

Who to expect at the Value Creation Forum

 

 

Value Creation Forum: Asia brings together the elite of the operational side of private equity in Asia, with the speaking faculty featuring the most forward-thinking minds on value creation.
Discussions range from human capital through robotic value creation, from choosing the right operating model to efficiently using the value creation function pre-acquisition.

 

 

2021 Speakers

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Companies that attended Value Creation Forum: Asia

Abax Global Capital
Advantage Partners
Advent Partners
Affinity Equity Partners
Allegro Funds
Anchorage Capital Partners
Archipelago Capital Partners
Blue Ocean Capital Group
Catalyst Investments
CDIB Capital International
CDIB Private Equity
Centrum Capital
Centurium Capital
China Merchants Capital
ChrysCapital
ClearVue Partners
COPE Private Equity
CVC Capital Partners
CX Partners
Elite Partners Capital
EMR Capital
EQT Partners Asia
Gaorong Capital
Hamblin Watsa Investment Counsel
HPEF Capital Partners
IHS Markit
Inventus Capital Partners
Investment Catalyst Fund
Kalaari Capital
Kerogen Capital
Khazanah Nasional
KKR
LeapFrog Investments
NewQuest Capital Partners
Nippon Sangyo Suishin Kiko
Operating Partners
Orios Venture Partners
Pacific Equity Partners
Permira Advisers
Piramal Enterprises
Principle Capital
Quadria Capital
Saratoga Capital
ShawKwei & Partners
ShoreVest Partners
Simon-Kucher & Partners
True North
Val Capital Private
View Capital Advisors
Vista Equity Partners
Welking Capital

What our attendees say

Irwin Lim

Operating Partner, Novo Tellus Capital Partners

The speakers shared great experiences in the jobs as operating partners.

Menno Veeneklaas

General Operating Partner, Allegro Funds

The Forum offered operational professionals a very relevant, broad range of panel discussions with experienced Asian OPs speakers as well as professional servic…

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Peter Colman

Partner, Simon-Kucher & Partners

Useful event to meet existing and new Operating Partner contacts!

Maximise portfolio valuation in Asia

As we all continue to search for ways to maximise business efficiency and returns during the covid-19 pandemic, Private Equity International is committed to connecting the global private equity community so business can continue as normal as possible.

To deliver on this commitment of creating valuable connections for operational professionals and C-Suite executives, the Value Creation Forum: Asia is now running as an immersive virtual experience on 1 December.

You can navigate the conference through one-click access from the comfort and safety of your time zone available live on your device and on-demand, with real-time content on 1 December.


Limitless cross border interactions

Connect with top operational professionals and C-Suite executives through virtual networking. The platform allows you to book unlimited private video meetings with value creation experts, headline speakers and many more.

Exclusive insights and data analysis

Value creation leaders from across the globe will keep you at the forefront of the markets and opportunities available across Asia.

Maximise your time, maximise your returns

By joining our scaled-up virtual conference, you will receive unlimited networking opportunities with enhanced search capabilities to ensure you meet everyone relevant to your business.

All content available when you need it

Tune in live as it happens or on-demand when you need it so you don’t miss a second of the content, no matter which time zone you are in.

Join the new era of networking

The Value Creation Forum: Asia will connect you with operational professionals, C-Suite executives and the world’s leading value creation experts to light a path for value creation in private equity across Asia.

Our immersive virtual platform allows you to connect with the opinion leaders shaping the future of Asian and global value creation from the comfort of your (home) office.

The virtual conference will give you greater access and interactivity than ever before, with increased visibility, extended 3-day face-to-face networking, premium content available and connectivity with fellow attendees until the end of 2021.

Meet the right people

Enhanced search capabilities, including the ability to see the list of attendees to an agenda session and sophisticated filtering allow you to narrow down potential business partners by region, investment strategy and sector to ensure you don’t miss a single new opportunity.

  • See who is attending through the attendee list and schedule a meeting with them
  • Use the filter function to meet the right people

Chat and arrange 1-to-1 video meetings

Book unlimited 1-on-1 video meetings with operating partners, speakers and global attendees in virtual meeting rooms. Just search for your desired attendees and invite them for a chat. Once you have set up your meeting you can invite other event attendees to join.

  • Create a want to meet list to help you gather the people you want to meet in one simple place
  • Connect & chat with peers using conversations tab to start a new conversation
  • Schedule 1-to-1 video meetings in your built-in schedule

Lead the global conversation

Through “birds of a feather” sessions, you can knowledge-share with the global private equity community. “Birds of a feather” is the virtual equivalent of a breakout or roundtable at a traditional conference, you will be face-to-face with like-minded peers to discuss the asset class’ latest trends and strategies.

  • Join birds-of-a-feather sessions from to discuss the trends moving the industry forward
  • In public forums, create new topics and chat with your global leaders

Ask your questions to the titans of industry

Following panels during the conference week, speakers will be available for live Q&A to answer your questions. Discuss challenges and strategies with the panelists and your peers during and after the sessions.

  • Engage through live polling and surveys
  • Built-in calendar to create your own daily schedule so you don’t miss your favourite sessions
  • Automated reminders

Content on-demand when you need it

All content will be streamed live and then available on-demand through the platform. Watch live or watch when it suits you from the comfort of your home (office).

  • On-demand playback gives you access to sessions
  • Private messaging and discussions are also available to connect privately and directly online

Join the virtual experience today

The immersive virtual platform offers you limitless cross-border access to the Asian value creation community to discuss the challenges facing markets and upcoming portfolio valuation strategies. Connect through 3-days of unlimited virtual private meetings with influential value creation experts.

Partner with Value Creation Forum: Asia

The Value Creation Forum: Asia will offer a unique opportunity for organizations to raise their profile by meeting with leading operational leaders and senior executives across the globe.

For exclusive sponsorship packages for 2021, contact sponsorship team at asiasponsorship@peimedia.com, call +852 2153 3846.

2021 Agenda

Download the agenda to see the trends shaping APAC operational executives and value creators in achieving high-yield portfolios.

Interested in speaking at the Forum? Please contact Rida Shaikh at rida.s@peimedia.com.

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Agenda

Think Tanks (Invitation only) - Tuesday 30th

All timings in UTC +8
14:00 - 15:00

The Value Creation Think Tank

Brian Bunker

Open to operational executives only, the think tanks are intimate, off-the-record, closed-door sessions for strategic sharing and insight around focused topics. Pre-registration is required.

For the best quality interaction, you’re strongly recommended to keep mic & camera on.

A networking opportunity for operational executives from buyout firms to talk shop.

  • The role of ESG in exit valuations
  • Optimizing executive team capabilities
  • Driving value through digital transformation
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Brian Bunker

Partner and Managing Director Asia, Riverside Asia Partners

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Value Creation Forum - Wednesday 1st

All timings in UTC +8
09:30 - 10:00

Welcome address & The PE Keynote Panel – Global giants address the top line issues for operating teams

Alex Lynn, Vivian Wan, Alvin Lam, Jie Gong

Listen to the most experienced operating specialists share what their outlook for 2022 is, the strategies they swear by for navigating the ups and downs of the markets, and what’s keeping them awake at night.

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Alex Lynn

Asia editor, Private Equity International

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Vivian Wan

Managing Director, TPG Capital

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Alvin Lam

Principal, CVC Capital Partners

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Jie Gong Pantheon

Jie Gong

Partner, Pantheon

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10:05 - 10:35

The VC Keynote Panel – Heavyweights gaze into the crystal ball

Alex Lynn, Oliver Rippel, Jessica Huang Pouleur, Charles Wong

Pinpoint the fastest growing sectors and country markets, note down tips on how to woo superstar startup founders, learn to define value when there’s no profit or even an existing market for benchmarking.

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Alex Lynn

Asia editor, Private Equity International

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Oliver Rippel

Co-founder and Partner, Asia Partners

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Jessica Huang Pouleur

Executive Director, Openspace

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Charles Wong

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, TNB Aura

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10:40 - 11:10

Panel: ESG, the overlooked value creation tool

Snehal Shah, Hsien-Hui Tong, Raj Sundar , Rosie Johnson

Hear real life examples of how businesses that operate with good governance have vastly different exit stories compared to those that don’t. Businesses that turn ESG into a box-ticking exercise are more inclined to lose value and fall into the greenwashing trap.

Snehal Shah, PEI Media

Snehal Shah

Reporter, New Private Markets, PEI Media

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Hsien-Hui Tong, SGInnovate

Hsien-Hui Tong

Executive Director – Investments, SGInnovate

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Raj Sundar, PAG

Raj Sundar

Executive Director (Operations), PAG

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Rosie Johnson

Director - ESG, Pacific Equity Partners

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11:15 - 11:55

Panel: The Asia operating model – regional company building

Menno Veeneklaas, Swee Ting Pan, Anis Uzzaman, Paul DeMand

Understand how owners of the biggest regional businesses adapt their companies to the APAC setting as the focus quickly shifts from country-specific business models to those that thrive in the entire region.

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Menno Veeneklaas

General Operating Partner, Allegro Funds

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Swee Ting Pan JAFCO Asia

Swee Ting Pan

Managing Director, Head of China, JAFCO Asia

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Anis Uzzaman, Pegasus Tech Ventures

Anis Uzzaman

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Pegasus Tech Ventures

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Paul DeMand ShawKwei & Partners

Paul DeMand

Managing Director, ShawKwei & Partners

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12:00 - 13:45

Lunch break

Value creation through the lifecycle - Phase #1: Pre-deal
13:45 - 14:25

Panel - Define profitability with due diligence

Gilbert Chuabio, Gurpreet Ghuliani , Hendra Tandi, Lucia Li

“Where can we make money? Where are we losing money?” Private Equity International reports that 61% of PE dealmakers admitted if they were to do their deal again, they would prioritise value creation earlier. Discussion into how to point to opportunities for growth prior to investment.

Gilbert Chuabio Warburg Pincus

Gilbert Chuabio

Senior Director, Digital Strategy and Innovation, Warburg Pincus

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Gurpreet Ghuliani

Operating Partner, Telstra Ventures

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Hendra Tandi, Partners Group

Hendra Tandi

Vice President, PE Technology Asia, Partners Group

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Lucia Li, Bain & Company

Lucia Li

Partner, Beijing, Bain & Company

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14:30 - 14:55

Interactive session - Building the Dream Team

Simon Brott, David Fernando Audy, Angela Toy

Be part of the discussion into how effective managers of human capital can make the difficult decisions around hiring, firing, and retaining. Share tips on putting together the ideal executive team, gaining buy-in, laying down a high-performance work culture, and explore automation of the HR function.

Simon Brott Cerberus Australia

Simon Brott

Operating Partner, Cerberus Australia

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David Fernando Audy

Operating Partner, East Ventures

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Angela Toy Golden Gate Ventures

Angela Toy

Partner, Portfolio Growth, Golden Gate Ventures

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Value creation through the lifecycle - Phase #2: First 100 days and driving Y1 growth
15:00 - 15:25

Case study – Quick wins using Business Intelligence tools

Roshini Bakshi, Wei Lin, Cindy Yan

Discover how to get that low hanging fruit. Figure out how to leverage the affordable and massively powerful computing capabilities value creators have access to these days: AI, warehousing, data mining, the list goes on.

 

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Roshini Bakshi

Managing Director, Everstone Capital Asia

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Wei Lin, KMPG

Wei Lin

Partner, Global Strategy Group, KPMG China

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Cindy Yan Advantage Partners

Cindy Yan

Partner, Asia, Advantage Partners

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15:30 - 15:55

A chat about SPACs

David Gowdey, Shantanu Mukerji , Chris Tran

As several South and Southeast Asian unicorns go public with record-breaking billion-dollar valuations, find out how to scale your company with one eye on a blockbuster exit.

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David Gowdey

Managing Partner, Jungle Ventures

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Shantanu Mukerji

SPAC Investor, Aspirational Consumer Lifestyle Corporation

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Chris Tran

Managing Partner, CapConnect

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Value creation through the lifecycle - Phase #3: Maintaining momentum to exit
16:00 - 16:40

Panel – Accelerating drivers of growth

Sarah Walker, Amit Dalmia, Chris Lerner, Ananya Tripathi

Pick the brains of the most influential value creators for their practical methods to maximize revenue, including but not limited to: sales cycle optimization, key account acquisition, driving up marketing conversion, entry into new markets, strategic partnerships.

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Sarah Walker

Vice President - Global Head of Private Equity Practice, Salesforce

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Amit Dalmia, Blackstone Private Equity

Amit Dalmia

Operating Partner, Blackstone Private Equity

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Chris Lerner, MSA Capital

Chris Lerner

Managing Partner, MSA Capital

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Ananya Tripathi, KKR Capstone

Ananya Tripathi

Director, KKR Capstone

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16:45 - 17:10

Case Study – Last 100 days ( the VC point of view )

Heang Chhor, Stella Li, Sui Ling Cheah

Draw up the checklist for proper execution of the exit strategy: IPOs, deal structuring, choosing the right markets. Discussion on legal support, adding value to investors and making timely distributions.

Heang Chhor Qualgro

Heang Chhor

Founder and Managing Partner, Qualgro

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Stella Li Northern Light Venture Capital

Stella Li

Operating Partner/Chief Legal Officer, Northern Light Venture Capital

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Sui Ling Cheah Wavemaker

Sui Ling Cheah

Operating Partner, Wavemaker Partners

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17:15 - 17:45

Presentation: PEI’s Operational Excellence Award Winners share the secrets to success!

Louise Fordham, Jun Tsusaka, Jin Zhang
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Louise Fordham

Special Projects Editor, PEI Media

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Jun Tsusaka

CEO, CIO and Chairman of ESG Committee, NSSK

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Jin Zhang

Founding Partner and Chief Operating Officer, Asia Green Fund

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Key trends our speakers will cover at the Forum

Download the agenda to see the trends shaping APAC operational executives and value creators in achieving high-yield portfolios.

Interested in speaking at the Forum? Please contact Rida Shaikh at rida.s@peimedia.com.

2021 Speakers

Interested in speaking at the Forum? Please contact Rida Shaikh at rida.s@peimedia.com.

David Fernando Audy

Operating Partner, East Ventures

David is currently the Operating Partner at East Ventures. His role is to work together with tech founders and team in managing various aspects of their business and value creation. He has 19 years experience in various industries, from e-commerce to… Read full bio

Roshini Bakshi

Managing Director, Everstone Capital Asia

Roshini is a Managing Director, Private Equity at Everstone Capital Asia Pte based out of Singapore. Her role includes evaluating new opportunities, including thematic strategies and driving operating improvement in portfolio companies in the areas o… Read full bio
Simon Brott Cerberus Australia

Simon Brott

Operating Partner, Cerberus Australia

Simon Brott is an Operating Partner for Cerberus Operations and Advisory (COAC) and leads portfolio company management and operational diligence in Australia and NZ. He joined Cerberus in 2018 as part of its entry into the Australian market. Prior to… Read full bio

Brian Bunker

Partner and Managing Director Asia, Riverside Asia Partners

Brian joined Riverside in 2008 and established the Asia Strategy Group in Hong Kong which helps portfolio companies penetrate Asian markets, find add-ons and identify exit opportunities. Prior to joining the Firm, Brian spent five years at Danaher se… Read full bio
Sui Ling Cheah Wavemaker

Sui Ling Cheah

Operating Partner, Wavemaker Partners

Sui Ling is Operating Partner at Wavemaker, a B2B and deep tech focused early stage venture capital fund where she is responsible for helping the mature companies in Wavemaker’s portfolio with business development, follow-on financing and eventual ex… Read full bio
Heang Chhor Qualgro

Heang Chhor

Founder and Managing Partner, Qualgro

Heang is the Founder and Managing Partner of Qualgro (2015), a Southeast Asian Venture Capital firm, based in Singapore. He has led many investments in Data/AI and SaaS, at Seed to Series B, and has helped our portfolio companies grow regionally and… Read full bio
Gilbert Chuabio Warburg Pincus

Gilbert Chuabio

Senior Director, Digital Strategy and Innovation, Warburg Pincus

Gilbert Chuabio is based in Singapore, and joined the firm in 2020 and serves as a Senior Director, responsible for evaluating technology companies that are building technology products and helping portfolio companies further refine their product arc… Read full bio
Amit Dalmia, Blackstone Private Equity

Amit Dalmia

Operating Partner, Blackstone Private Equity

Amit Dalmia is a Operating Partner in the Private Equity group and heads portfolio operations in India. Since joining Blackstone in 2010, Mr. Dalmia has primarily been involved in building businesses, creating value across portfolio companies and lea… Read full bio
Paul DeMand ShawKwei & Partners

Paul DeMand

Managing Director, ShawKwei & Partners

Paul is a Managing Director of ShawKwei & Partners responsible for expanding investment opportunities and managing portfolio companies in Asia, Europe, and North America. Paul has over 30 years’ experience managing businesses in the automotive, e… Read full bio

Louise Fordham

Special Projects Editor, PEI Media

Louise Fordham is a Special Projects Editor at PEI, based in the firm’s London office. Louise works across Private Equity International’s supplements, which encompass special reports, awards and surveys. Prior to joining PEI in early 2020, Louise spe… Read full bio

Gurpreet Ghuliani

Operating Partner, Telstra Ventures

Gurpreet is the Operating Partner for Telstra Ventures . With over 25 years global experience across industries IT & Telecommunications, managed services, ecommerce and investment banking , he leverages all to ensure success for his portfolio. Pr… Read full bio
Jie Gong Pantheon

Jie Gong

Partner, Pantheon

Jie is a Partner in Pantheon’s Asia Investment Team and a member of the ESG Committee and Inclusion & Diversity Committee. Jie joined Pantheon from Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners’ private equity fund of funds group, where she was… Read full bio

David Gowdey

Managing Partner, Jungle Ventures

David Gowdey is the Managing Partner at Jungle Ventures, a Singapore based venture capital firm focused on internet and technology investments in SE Asia and India. He represents Jungle on the boards of Pomelo, Kredivo, Sociolla, Kiotviet, Saltmine a… Read full bio

Jessica Huang Pouleur

Executive Director, Openspace

At Openspace, Jessica leads OSV+, our mid-stage growth fund as well as having a leadership role in the investment team. She has over 14 years of growth- and late-stage investment and corporate strategy experience across Asia Pacific. Her previous rol… Read full bio

Alvin Lam

Principal, CVC Capital Partners

Mr. Alvin Lam is an operating partner with CVC Capital Partners. Alvin joined CVC in 2005. Prior to joining CVC, Alvin was a Principal with the Boston Consulting Group’s Greater China practice and worked for Philip Morris International in a regional… Read full bio
Chris Lerner, MSA Capital

Chris Lerner

Managing Partner, MSA Capital

Chris serves as a Managing Partner at MSA where he oversees the firm’s operations, strategy, and capital formation. Chris has over 20 years of experience in corporate finance, strategic planning, and private markets investments. He has completed inve… Read full bio
Lucia Li, Bain & Company

Lucia Li

Partner, Beijing, Bain & Company

Lucia Li is a partner based in Bain & Company’s Beijing office. She is an expert in the firm’s Private Equity, Advanced Manufacturing & Services and Energy & Natural Resources practices. Since joining Bain in 2005, Lucia has conducted com… Read full bio
Stella Li Northern Light Venture Capital

Stella Li

Operating Partner/Chief Legal Officer, Northern Light Venture Capital

Ms. Stella Li joined Northern Light Venture Capital since 2015, overseeing the firm’s financial and legal operations. Stella also takes part in managing NLVC’s strategic listed equity portfolios, particularly on A Share stock market. Stella has almos… Read full bio
Wei Lin, KMPG

Wei Lin

Partner, Global Strategy Group, KPMG China

Wei leads the Strategy practice in Shanghai and the Integration & Separation Advisory practice nationally. He specialises in strategy development and execution supporting growth, market entry, mergers & acquisitions and turn-around situations… Read full bio

Alex Lynn

Asia editor, Private Equity International

Alex Lynn is Asia editor for Private Equity International in Hong Kong, where he’s responsible for breaking news, commentary and analysis of the Asia-Pacific private equity markets. Alex previously spent two years covering EMEA private equity markets… Read full bio

Shantanu Mukerji

SPAC Investor, Aspirational Consumer Lifestyle Corporation

Shantanu is a senior investment professional & SPAC Investor with extensive investing and operating experience in different parts of Asia. His experience extends to all aspects of the investment cycle including origination, transaction execution,… Read full bio
Swee Ting Pan JAFCO Asia

Swee Ting Pan

Managing Director, Head of China, JAFCO Asia

Swee Ting is based in Shanghai and currently manages all China investment activities for JAFCO Asia. Swee Ting joined JAFCO Asia since 2008 and has over thirteen years of direct investment experience in the China technology sector with proven exits s… Read full bio

Oliver Rippel

Co-founder and Partner, Asia Partners

Mr. Rippel is the Co-founder and Partner of Asia Partners, a private equity firm focused on the next generation of high-growth technology companies in Southeast Asia. Previously he was the CEO of B2C E-commerce for Naspers, which included all e-tail,… Read full bio
Snehal Shah, PEI Media

Snehal Shah

Reporter, New Private Markets, PEI Media

Snehal Shah is a reporter for New Private Markets, PEI Media’s sustainability-focused publication. She covers ESG, sustainability and impact investments including investors’ allocations and policies; managers’ investment strategies and ESG and divers… Read full bio
Raj Sundar, PAG

Raj Sundar

Executive Director (Operations), PAG

Raj is an Executive Director with PAG Asia Capital, based in Singapore. He leads value creation efforts with several of PAG’s portfolio companies across Asia-Pacific. He is also a key member of the ESG committee for PAG’s Private Equity strategy. Raj… Read full bio
Hendra Tandi, Partners Group

Hendra Tandi

Vice President, PE Technology Asia, Partners Group

Hendra Tandi is an Vice President at Partners Group focused on TMT investments and value creation in the APAC region. He has more than 13 years of experience in both investing and operating roles within TMT vertical. Prior to joining Partners Group i… Read full bio
Hsien-Hui Tong, SGInnovate

Hsien-Hui Tong

Executive Director – Investments, SGInnovate

Hsien-Hui brings with him in-depth knowledge and experience in the Business Development and Venture Capital spaces across Australia, Europe, Singapore and the US. As the Executive Director, Investments, Hsien-Hui leads SGInnovate's investments effort… Read full bio
Angela Toy Golden Gate Ventures

Angela Toy

Partner, Portfolio Growth, Golden Gate Ventures

Angela Toy is Partner, Portfolio Growth at Golden Gate Ventures, a venture capital firm investing in early stage internet and mobile related companies in Southeast Asia. Angela has worked in financial institutions in areas ranging from audit assuranc… Read full bio

Chris Tran

Managing Partner, CapConnect

Over a career spanning two decades Chris has financed, sold, advised, been an independent expert or served on the board to over 100 private or public companies in Southeast Asia and Australia.
Ananya Tripathi, KKR Capstone

Ananya Tripathi

Director, KKR Capstone

Ananya Tripathi is a Director with KKR Capstone. She leads the teams value-creation efforts across KKR India’s private equity portfolio companies cutting across industries including education, healthcare and industrials. Prior to joining KKR Capstone… Read full bio

Jun Tsusaka

CEO, CIO and Chairman of ESG Committee, NSSK

Jun Tsusaka is a Founding Partner, CEO and CIO of Nippon Sangyo Suishin Kiko Ltd. (NSSK),an investment firm established in 2014 and focused on Japan’ s middle market. He is also the Chairman of the NSSK ESG, Diversity and Inclusion Committee. NSSK cu… Read full bio
Anis Uzzaman, Pegasus Tech Ventures

Anis Uzzaman

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Pegasus Tech Ventures

Anis Uzzaman, Ph.D. is the Founder and CEO of Pegasus Tech Ventures. With over US$1.7 billion under Pegasus Tech Ventures’ management, Anis is responsible for overall global investments and operations of the firm. Anis also serves as the Chairman of… Read full bio

Menno Veeneklaas

General Operating Partner, Allegro Funds

Menno is General Operating Partner with Allegro Funds, a mid-market private equity fund which specialises in hands-on turnaround investing. Allegro Funds has A$1.1 billion of FUM and currently manages a portfolio of 11 companies with a team of 15 inv… Read full bio

Sarah Walker

Vice President - Global Head of Private Equity Practice, Salesforce

Sarah Walker is the VP, Global Head of Private Equity Practice at Salesforce. Her team’s remit is to build strategic partnerships with the Private Equity community, supporting and accelerating our partners’ portfolio companies and acquisitions to ach… Read full bio

Vivian Wan

Managing Director, TPG Capital

Vivian Wan is with TPG Capital as Managing Director. Vivian is based in Hong Kong and leads the Human Capital agenda of TPG’s portfolio companies in Asia. Over the past 10 years, she has been working closely with over 30 portfolio companies across As… Read full bio

Charles Wong

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, TNB Aura

As the Co-founder and Managing Partner of TNB Aura, Charles will leverage his fund management, VC and PE investment experience, and analytical capabilities to head up the group’s venture capital initiatives in South East Asia. Prior to TNB Aura, Char… Read full bio
Cindy Yan Advantage Partners

Cindy Yan

Partner, Asia, Advantage Partners

Ms. Cindy Yan joined Advantage Partners in April 2008. Cindy is responsible for investments including Elise Fashion, Hisense Broadband Multimedia Technologies Ltd. (HBMT), GST AutoLeather Inc., 1st Holdings Inc., and Reins International. She possesse… Read full bio

Jin Zhang

Founding Partner and Chief Operating Officer, Asia Green Fund

Dr. Jin Zhang is the Chief Operating Officer and founding partner of Asia Green Fund (AGF). Prior to co-founding AGF, he was a Partner and Deputy Head of Greater China and Asia Pacific Industrial and Energy Practice Head at Russell Reynolds Associate… Read full bio

Download the agenda to see the trends shaping APAC operational executives and value creators in achieving high-yield portfolios. 

Have a topic that you would like to discuss on the agenda? Contact Ms. Rida Shaikh today.

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The Value Creation Forum: Asia will take place on our virtual platform this 30 November – 1 December.

Connect with a community of value creation leaders to boost value creation in your portfolio, discover the latest best practices, and gain sector and functional expertise.

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Companies that attended Value Creation Forum: Asia

Abax Global Capital
Advantage Partners
Advent Partners
Affinity Equity Partners
Allegro Funds
Anchorage Capital Partners
Archipelago Capital Partners
Blue Ocean Capital Group
Catalyst Investments
CDIB Capital International
CDIB Private Equity
Centrum Capital
Centurium Capital
China Merchants Capital
ChrysCapital
ClearVue Partners
COPE Private Equity
CVC Capital Partners
CX Partners
Elite Partners Capital
EMR Capital
EQT Partners Asia
Gaorong Capital
Hamblin Watsa Investment Counsel
HPEF Capital Partners
IHS Markit
Inventus Capital Partners
Investment Catalyst Fund
Kalaari Capital
Kerogen Capital
Khazanah Nasional
KKR
LeapFrog Investments
NewQuest Capital Partners
Nippon Sangyo Suishin Kiko
Operating Partners
Orios Venture Partners
Pacific Equity Partners
Permira Advisers
Piramal Enterprises
Principle Capital
Quadria Capital
Saratoga Capital
ShawKwei & Partners
ShoreVest Partners
Simon-Kucher & Partners
True North
Val Capital Private
View Capital Advisors
Vista Equity Partners
Welking Capital

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What our attendees say

Irwin Lim

Operating Partner, Novo Tellus Capital Partners

The speakers shared great experiences in the jobs as operating partners.

Menno Veeneklaas

General Operating Partner, Allegro Funds

The Forum offered operational professionals a very relevant, broad range of panel discussions with experienced Asian OPs speakers as well as professional servic…

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Peter Colman

Partner, Simon-Kucher & Partners

Useful event to meet existing and new Operating Partner contacts!

Forum attendees get more:

By attending the Value Creation Forum: Asia you will join the most influential operating partners community. Membership will give you:

  • Access to the Value Creation Forum: Asia
  • Access to all of PEI’s global operating partners events (both virtual and in-person)
  • On-demand access to event sessions
  • Access to the member directory
  • Frequent virtual and in-person networking opportunities
  • And much more …

Please note annual agenda is subject to change