Driving operational excellence across Asian private equity

Join APAC’s leading community of operating partners and c-suite executives at the 4th annual Value Creation Forum: Asia on 29 November.

Discover the keys to boosting value creation in private equity portfolios, share the latest best practices, and gain sector and functional expertise to drive high exit valuations. Key themes include:

  • Crucial value drivers for your portfolio growth
  • How to optimize the resources, operation, and due diligence process?
  • How to maintain the momentum throughout the exit to the new cycle?
  • And much more.

Maximise portfolio value creation throughout the year

Strategic insight

Exclusive panels on operational excellence and value-creation with pioneering executives from across Asia.

Face-to-face networking

Join intimate discussions with peers to understand how to thrive in post-pandemic.

Influence value creation models

Compare best practices with Asia’s leading value creation community and forge a path forward for the region.

Members of our community include:

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Our attendees include:

Baring Private Equity Asia
Cabot Capital Partners
CapConnect
CDPQ Singapore
CVC Capital Partners
Delight Capital
EQT Partners
Everstone Capital
GIC
GLP
Gulf Capital
HPEF Capital Partners
Hugo Capital Partners
Investcorp
KKR
L Catterton
Macquarie
Navis Capital
Novo Tellus
Partners Group
Pavilion Capital
Salesforce
SAP Asia
ShawKwei & Partners
Temasek
The Carlyle Group
Tikehau Capital
TPG

 

 

The Value Creation Forum: Asia brings together APAC’s elite private equity operational experts. The speaking faculty features the most forward-thinking minds on value creation in the region and across the globe.
Discussions range from human capital through robotic value creation, from choosing the right operating model to efficiently using the value creation function pre-acquisition.

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What our attendees say

Hendra Tandi

Partners Group

It’s helpful for me to interact with other operating partners in Singapore and share best practices / challenges we face these days.

Alvin Lam

CVC Capital Partners

It was great to participate with other industry practitioners of different backgrounds to share our perspectives on PE trends in Asia. I learned a lot as well.

Shantanu Mukerji

Gulf Capital

The event was planned very well, and it focused on the underlying theme of data, analytics and tech adoption as the new levers of value creation.

2021 key highlights

Get a taste of how the Responsible Investment Forum: Asia looked last year.

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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, contact Lawrence Dorvichik at lawrence.d@peimedia.com.

Key trends our speakers will cover at the Forum

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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.

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

Atiff Gill

Principal, CVC Asia Pacific (Singapore)

Atiff joined CVC in 2014. Atiff is a member of CVC's private equity operations team in Asia and is based in Singapore. He is on the Board of 7 portfolio companies spanning FMCG, Retail, QSR and Healthcare across SEA. He has worked in the retail and c… Read full bio
Diana Reeves, Cabot Capital Partners

Diana Reeves

Director, Cabot Capital Partners

Diana is a co-founder and director of Cabot Capital Partners, a Singapore-based boutique asset manager/adviser focussed on connecting Asian private market opportunities with mid-sized institutions and private investors globally. Diana’s multi-decade… Read full bio

Miao Song

Chief Information Officer, GLP

Miao Song is chief information officer of GLP, responsible for all aspects of technology across GLP and oversees the company’s global data and digital strategy, Before joining GLP, Miao was global chief information officer and board member at Mars Pe… 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.

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

Guoliang Zhong

APAC portfolio chief information officer - Global portfolio solutions, The Carlyle Group

Guoliang Zhong is the APAC portfolio chief information officer - Global portfolio solutions at The Carlyle Group. Guoliang provides technology advisory to Carlyle Asia and Japan investment teams and works with portfolio company executive teams by lev… Read full bio

Meet like-minded value creators from across the region

Join regional value creators to focus on finding solutions to your daily challenges. Discuss best practices in talent acquisition, digital transformation, finance, logistics and so much more.

Join the small and intimate networking specially designed for operational executives across the year to analyse key strategies driving high exit valuations.

These sessions are complimentary for value creators at private equity funds. Contact us today to discuss your attendance.

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Meet like-minded value creators from across the region

Value Creation Think Tanks and Dinners bring together influential value creators in structured and interactive networking sessions to knowledge-share best practices, develop fresh value-creation strategies and answer their burning questions.

Join the small and intimate networking specially designed for operational executives across the year to analyse key strategies driving high exit valuations.

Think Tank and Dinner in Singapore21 June

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Think Tank and Dinner in Seoul28 September

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Think Tank and Dinner in Hong Kong23 November

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Early access to the influential value creation community

By securing your place, you can join our private group with over 100+ operational executives online, talk about new opportunities and challenges in the markets.

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Lead the conversations

Host a think tank in your city, build trusting relationships and raise your brand profile amongst the influential global value creation community. Contact Lawrence Dorvichik today to customise your firm’s branding experience.

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The 3rd annual Value Creation Forum: Asia will bring together Asia-Pacific’s top value creators and operating excellence to accelerate your value creation across the year.

What to expect at the Value Creation Forum

On-demand strategic insight

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

Unlimited face-to-face networking opportunities

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

Learn how to build efficient portfolios

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

Our attendees included:

Abu Dhabi Investment Authority
Advantage Partners
Archipelago Capital Partners
Asia Green Fund
Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Bain & Company
BlackRock
Bridgepoint
Carlyle Group
Colinton Capital Partners
CVC Capital Partners
Global Fund LLC
KKR
KPMG China
Nippon Sangyo Suishin Kiko
PAG
Partners Group AG
Temasek Trust
The Blackstone Group
Salesforce
And many more,

 

View key themes shaping the industry at solution-focused think-tanks and dinners throughout regional hubs, culminating at the Value Creation Forum: Asia.

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Secure your place today and save US$200

Book your early access to join the regional think tanks and dinners across the year and catch up at the annual PEI Value Creation Forum: Asia this November.

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Interested in speaking at the Forum or a think tank? Please contact Rida Shaikh (rida.s@peimedia.com)

Day 1
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Agenda

Main day of Value Creation Forum: Asia - Tuesday 29th

All times in SGT/ UTC+8
12:50 - 12:55

Welcome Address

12:55 - 13:30

Keynote Panel – Preparing value creators for an uncertain future

Atiff Gill
  • Thought leaders predict the major trends for 2023 and beyond
  • What are the implications of a global recession for Operating Partners?
  • What are the do’s and don’t’s during economic downturn?
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Atiff Gill

Principal, CVC Asia Pacific (Singapore)

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13:30 - 14:40

Interactive Think Tank – Driving operational effectiveness in a bear economy with digital value creation

Sarah Walker
  • How does digitization help drive operational efficiency?
  • Key levers and their impact across different industries
  • Deep dive through a case study/ fire-side chat
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Sarah Walker

Vice President - Global Head of Private Equity Practice, Salesforce

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14:40 - 14:55

Break

14:55 - 15:25

Panel – Cyber Threat Reality Check: What does it really take to defeat the unrelenting hackers?

Guoliang Zhong, Miao Song
  • Understanding what the major cyber threats of today, and where they’re coming from?
  • How do you conduct a self-assessment? Knowing your vulnerabilities
  • How do you ingrain cybersecurity into your organization’s culture? From due diligence for business partners, to rethinking bonuses & incentives
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Guoliang Zhong

APAC portfolio chief information officer - Global portfolio solutions, The Carlyle Group

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Miao Song

Chief Information Officer, GLP

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15:25 - 15:55

Panel – ESG; a critical but underappreciated lever for value creation

Diana Reeves
  • How do you find ESG and Impact vested value?
  • How do you to integrate your ESG philosophy into your business and monetise it?
  • How do you ensure success in your pursuit of impact and value?
Diana Reeves, Cabot Capital Partners

Diana Reeves

Director, Cabot Capital Partners

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15:55 - 16:10

Break

16:10 - 16:35

Fireside chat – What it takes to succeed in emerging markets?

Chris Tran, Roshini Bakshi
  • What are some challenges and opportunities unique to scaling your business in emerging Asia?
  • What are the major up-and-coming trends you foresee?
  • Sharing real-life stories of success and lessons from failures
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Chris Tran

Managing Partner, CapConnect

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Roshini Bakshi

Managing Director, Everstone Capital Asia

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16:35 - 17:45

Interactive Think Tank – Building your sales toolkit

17:45 - 18:45

Closing Address and Happy Hour

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Regional connections. Global insights.

Learn from international value creators in Hong Kong who shapes and bridges the gap between alternative investors and global fund managers. Discover solutions to your daily challenges in talent acquisitions, digital transformation, finance, logistics and so much more.

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Regional connections. Global insights.

Join our Singapore value creator community on the ground to discuss what trends shift the financial hubs and why human resources are challenging across the Asia-Pacific region. 

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Tokyo Think Tanks and Dinner

Understand how Japan’s value creators cope with geopolitical challenges and opportunities arising from alternative investors and global fund managers. Explore trending topics from talent acquisitions, digital transformation, finance, logistics and so much more.

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Seoul Think Tanks and Dinner

Join South Korean value creators to discuss best practices and value drivers unique to the region. Discover Korean investors’ operating partner selection process and how they scale up values for portfolios.

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