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December 01, 2010

Capvent's 3rd Biennial China-India-Brazil Private Equity Manager Summit

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Following the success of our first two Emerging Market GP events in Shanghai, PRC (Sep 2007) and Goa, India (Apr 2009), we at Capvent invite select fund managers from China, India, Brazil and other Emerging Markets to attend our Summit, a 3rd in the series.

The Summit provides a unique platform for practitioners to develop their networks, forge new business relationships, and identify investment opportunities for their portfolio companies. It will also leverage Capvent’s insights and deep networks in the region, to bring together at one place the best minds in the business, to discuss, understand and explore these synergies through a professional network similar to their own.


3 days of interesting deliberations by leading practitioners in Emerging Markets on the way forward for Private Equity, especially in the Emerging Markets. It will also include 2 nights of networking cocktails and dinner to develop networks and new business relationships.

Key topics to be discussed include:

· The Future of Private Equity in Emerging Markets

Leading fund managers will share their thoughts and experiences on the path of collaboration between businesses in the 3 countries, the probable risk and the role of private equity as a bellwether of capital for Sino-Indian and global competitiveness.

· Round Table Discussions on Various Sectors

Several industries in the Emerging Markets are growing at a very healthy pace, holding significant potential for the future as well.

Food & Agribusiness: The food processing industry in India and China is the world’s largest in terms of production, consumption, export and growth. The region accounts for over 40% of the global population.

Education: With a large and growing population, demand for educational services has grown exponentially with government support lagging. As such, the private sector has an opportunity to tap the education sector as secondary and tertiary enrollment rates grow.

Information & Communication Technologies: China and India are likely to become the world’s two largest economies by mid-century. Although India has underperformed China over the last decade, there is a strong possibility that India will close the gap.

Clean Technology: Emerging Markets are poised to become market leaders in the development of clean technologies with large government support. Having said this, what are the risks for private equity investors in this sector?

Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare: Increased healthcare coverage in Emerging Markets has been largely driven by government subsidies and increased economic accessibility by the general public. International pharmaceutical companies are looking for new sources of revenues and expanding aggressively through M&A transactions.

Consumption-driven business models: Brand building is an integral part of consumption-driven economies. While brand building is different in different parts of the world, it is also perceived differently across the Emerging Markets and the developed countries.

· Limited Partner Perspectives

Hear from LPs on their views on transparency, allocation and return expectations; the flexibility of GPs vs. LP demands; how to earn LP trust and build a long and sustainable relationship; and whether LP expectations are reasonable.

· Planning your Fundraising Activities

In today’s challenging fundraising environment, how should fund managers better position themselves? Hear from the panel on various aspects dealing with this challenge including perspectives on the fundraising environment over the coming months, competing for capital, key skills being looked for in fund managers operating in Emerging Markets etc.

- For detailed agenda, click here.

We are receiving tremendous interest from fund managers across various regions, and have a list of prominent speakers and delegates. For a list of our current confirmed speakers, click here.

About Capvent’s 3rd Biennial China-India-Brazil Private Equity Manager Summit 2011

This forum will take place at the Alila Diwa Resort, Goa, India, 6 – 8 April 2011. It is for practitioners only. This year's Summit will bring together renowned fund managers from Europe, the US, and Asia, as well as a number of Limited Partners looking to cultivate relationships, explore business opportunities and share and gain insights on the development of various sectors and new business models that are emerging in China, India and Brazil.

Please note that the Summit is a closed business event, and participation is on an invitation-only basis, with the number of participants strictly limited.

For more information on the Summit, you may refer to the below contact information or visit our website:


Capvent is a globally oriented firm with activities in Private Equity Fund of Funds as well as specific direct and co-investment programs in Asia. The firm was founded in July 2000 by founding partners Thomas Clausen and Varun Sood, and now manages and advises alternative investment programs of over $2.2BN in size. To know more about us, click here.


Contact: Bernice Almeida ( and Hemlata Malani (

Telephone: +91 22 26489 551/ +91 22 26489 552

For more information on the Summit, you may contact the above or visit our website: