Driving operational excellence across Asian private equity

Discover the optimized portfolio company operating strategies key to driving high exit valuations the PEI Value Creation Forum: Asia virtual experience 2020 on 2-4 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. Held over 3 days, you have the flexibility to arrange 1-to-1 meetings around your schedule and catch up on insightful sessions at your leisure.

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.

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!  

Advanced price ends on 28 October, save up to US$100 now!

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.

 

 

What to expect at the Value Creation Forum Virtual experience?

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

The A-Z of Value Creation

Key Content includes-

  • Harnessing the potential of digital
  • Enhancing the value of due diligence
  • The human capital challenge for private equity firms
  • Reaping the benefits of RPA

and more…

2020 featured speakers

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Extended
networking days


Latest content
on-demand


Optimised
PortCo advice


Flexible
attendance

2020 sponsors

For any enquiries on the 2020 programme, please contact Helen Sanders at helen.s@peimedia.com.

Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5
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Agenda

Day 1 - Monday 30th

Platform opens
08:00 - 23:59

Platform opens for Private Meetings

Platform opens:  Watch the tutorial, visit the helpdesk, view the attendee list, start sending private messages and booking your video meetings – Private meetings will be open all day and until COB on 4 December.

Agenda

Day 2 - Tuesday 1st

Online networking
08:00 - 23:59

Platform opens for Private Meetings

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Day 3 - Wednesday 2nd

Online networking
08:00 - 23:59

Platform opens for Private Meetings

Agenda

Day 4 - Thursday 3rd

Virtual event
08:00 - 23:59

Platform opens for Private Meetings

09:50 - 11:00

Welcome from PEI and Keynote Panel: How private equity giants are tackling the covid challenge

Tim Sims, Alvin Lam, Sean Epstein, Abhishek Kapur, Kiran Rao, Kyle Shaw

How PE operating groups – in Asia and globally – are taking on the unique challenges presented by the 2020 pandemic. What are their key crisis-response strategies? How are they helping and working with their portfolio companies and what long-term effects do they predict they will be working through.

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Tim Sims

Managing Director, Pacific Equity Partners

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Alvin Lam

Principal, CVC Capital Partners

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Sean Epstein

SVP and Global Head, SAP Private Equity

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Abhishek Kapur

Managing Director, KKR Capstone US

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Kiran Rao

Operating Partner, TPG Capital

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Kyle Shaw

Founder and Managing Partner, ShawKwei & Partners

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11:05 - 11:35

The CEO interview

Alex Lynn, Paul DeMand
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Alex Lynn

Senior Reporter, Private Equity International

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Paul DeMand

CEO and Board Director

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11:40 - 12:30

Interactive Roundtable: Driving value through digital transformation (and Close of morning sessions)

This will be an interactive roundtable, allowing all attendees to be involved in the discussion, share challenges and find common solutions.

15:20 - 15:55

Welcome to afternoon sessions and Talk: Creating Social Impact with Customer Centricity

Raghu Kolli
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Raghu Kolli

Head of Customer Centricity, LeapFrog Investments

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16:00 - 16:55

Interactive Roundtable: Value creation and operational excellence in the “new normal”

Menno Veeneklaas, Shane Lauf, Lisya Bahar Manoah, Jason Jones

What is the new normal and what will be the role of the operating team in generating momentum for growth post-crisis? Quick lift-off strategies on new investments & how to hit growth in Y1.

This will be an interactive roundtable, allowing all attendees to be involved in the discussion, share challenges and find common solutions.

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Menno Veeneklaas

General Operating Partner, Allegro Funds

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Shane Lauf

Principal, Permira Advisers

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Lisya Bahar Manoah

Partner, Catalyst Investments

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Jason Jones

Managing Director, Operating Partners

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17:00 - 18:30

PEI’s Operational Excellence Award Winners share the secrets to success! (followed by Closing remarks)

Louise Fordham, Kok Yew Tang, Jun Tsusaka, Martin Mok
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Louise Fordham

Special Projects Editor, PEI Media

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Kok Yew Tang

Founding Chairman and Managing Partner, Affinity Equity Partners

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Jun Tsusaka Nippon Sangyo Suishin Kiko

Jun Tsusaka

CEO, CIO and Chairman of the ESG Committee, Nippon Sangyo Suishin Kiko (NSSK)

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Martin Mok

Partner and Head of EQT Mid Market, EQT Partners Asia

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Agenda

Day 5 - Friday 4th

Online networking
08:00 - 10:30

Platform opens for Private Meetings


Interested in speaking at the Forum? Please contact Helen Sanders at helen.s@peimedia.com.

2020 speakers

Lisya Bahar Manoah

Partner, Catalyst Investments

Lisya Bahar Manoah is the Partner at Catalyst Fund, Israeli Private Equity founded in 1999 and focusing on growth-to late stage high-tech companies. Lisya has over 14 years of experience in private equities and global leading corporations, in particu… Read full bio

Paul DeMand

CEO and Board Director

Paul DeMand is a global leader who has served as CEO/President for multiple automotive, electronics, tech and industrial enterprises. He has led public, private, as well as private-equity companies, with more than $1 billion+ sales, 20,000+ employees… Read full bio

Sean Epstein

SVP and Global Head, SAP Private Equity

Sean Epstein is SVP and Global Head of the SAP Private Equity. His team handles all strategic partnerships and initiatives with Private Equity funds, Institutional Investors, & Family Offices and helps drive portfolio companies’ success throughout th… 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

Jason Jones

Managing Director, Operating Partners

Mr. Jones founded Operating Partners in 2005. He was a global operating executive with General Electric for 14 years. He has led P&Ls in both public and privately held companies with significant M&A experience. Jason has a proven track record… Read full bio

Abhishek Kapur

Managing Director, KKR Capstone US

Abhishek Kapur (Singapore) joined KKR Capstone in London in 2011 and currently leads the team in South East Asia. He has primarily been involved with KKR portfolio companies Avincis Group, Cognita, Goodpack, Japfa, Northgate, RigNet, and KKR's Specia… Read full bio

Raghu Kolli

Head of Customer Centricity, LeapFrog Investments

Raghu works closely with the global portfolio companies to accelerate customer growth and impact. He created the CX Launchpad program which supports management teams in building differentiated customer experience (CX) and innovative digital services… 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

Shane Lauf

Principal, Permira Advisers

Shane is a member of the Portfolio Group. His primary focus is on value creation in the Asia portfolio and diligence of new investment opportunities from an operational perspective. Prior to joining Permira, Shane worked for KKR Capstone for 6 years,… Read full bio

Alex Lynn

Senior Reporter, Private Equity International

Alex Lynn is Senior Reporter 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 mar… Read full bio

Martin Mok

Partner and Head of EQT Mid Market, EQT Partners Asia

Martin Mok joined EQT Partners in December 2001 and is Partner and Head of EQT Mid Market Asia's Advisory Team. Martin holds a Master of Arts Degree in Economics from Cambridge University. Prior to joining EQT Partners, Martin was an Associate at the… Read full bio

Kiran Rao

Operating Partner, TPG Capital

Kiran Rao is an Operating Partner at TPG Capital and is based in San Francisco. He focuses on the Tech sector. Since 2010, Kiran has been involved in numerous investments including CollabNet VersionOne, Anastasia Beverly Hills, WellSky (formerly Medi… Read full bio

Kyle Shaw

Founder and Managing Partner, ShawKwei & Partners

Mr. Shaw founded ShawKwei & Partners in 1998, a Hongkong and Singapore based Private Equity manager investing and building advanced manufacturing and automation business in Asian to compete in today’s global markets. ShawKwei’s investment managem… Read full bio

Tim Sims

Managing Director, Pacific Equity Partners

Tim is a founder of Pacific Equity Partners and is a member of the firm's Operating Committee. Prior to founding PEP, Tim was the Chairman and Managing Director of Bain & Company's Australasian and African operations and a member of Bain & Co… Read full bio

Kok Yew Tang

Founding Chairman and Managing Partner, Affinity Equity Partners

Mr Tang is the Founding Chairman and Managing Partner of Affinity Equity Partners following its spin-off from UBS in 2004. Prior to that, he was the Chairman of UBS Capital Asia Pacific, the private equity arm of UBS since 1999. Before UBS Capital, h… Read full bio
Jun Tsusaka Nippon Sangyo Suishin Kiko

Jun Tsusaka

CEO, CIO and Chairman of the ESG Committee, Nippon Sangyo Suishin Kiko (NSSK)

Jun Tsusaka is a Founding Partner, CEO and CIO of Nippon Sangyo Suishin Kiko Ltd. (NSSK), an investment firm focused on Japanʼ s middle market. He is also Chairman of the Firm’s ESG, Diversity and Inclusion Committee. NSSK currently manages three inv… 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
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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 for 2020, contact sponsorship team at asiasponsorship@peimedia.com, call +852 2153 3846.

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 2-4 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 3 December and extended networking running from 2-4 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 2020.

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 panellists 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.