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KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, credit and, through its strategic partners, hedge funds. KKR aims to generate attractive investment returns by following a patient and disciplined investment approach, employing world-class people, and driving growth and value creation with KKR portfolio companies. KKR invests its own capital alongside its partners' capital and provides financing solutions and investment opportunities through its capital markets business. References to KKR's investments may include the activities of its sponsored funds. For additional information about KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE: KKR), please visit us on Twitter @KKR_Co.


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Pacific Risk Advisors

Pacific Risk Advisors is a risk advisory firm specialising in environmental, social and governance (ESG) and sustainability risk management for the Asia Pacific investment and business community.

Pacific Risk Advisors provide dedicated ESG risk advisory services across the lifespan of an investment and develop solid risk mitigation frameworks. We provide surety and confidence to stakeholders and investors and identify and manage the opportunities for growth.

Pacific Risk Advisors create tailored solutions to funds, DFIs and FIs, to maximise sustainable value and ESG implementation. Our aim is to enhance the overall performance and value of a company, investment or fund through managing and reducing sustainability related risks relevant to the portfolio at each pre and post transaction stage of the PE investment cycle.

Pacific Risk Advisors routinely assess investee performance against IFC and other DFI requirements and guidelines, as a prelude to a listing on an international stock exchange or for future growth in response to sustainability and ESG related pressures.

With our pro-investment orientated approach to identify, manage and mitigate ESG risks, Pacific Risk Advisors take the pressure off the fund and portfolio company management, and bridge the gaps between the sustainable, technical and financial issues and reporting.

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The Asia America MultiTechnology Association (AAMA) is the largest pan-Asian technology association in the world, accelerating ideas and best-in-class collaboration, resulting in successful business ventures throughout the Asia-Pacific region and global economy. With a network of 10,000+ leading executives, stakeholders and investors from over 2,000 companies and chapters throughout Asia and the U.S., AAMA's roster represents a diverse and influential spectrum of technology industries, from robotics, internet, telecommunications, financial, multimedia/gaming, life sciences, healthcare, and more. AAMA's global presence includes chapters in both the U.S. and Asia, with locations in Silicon Valley, Beijing, Shanghai, Seoul, Hong Kong/Pearl River Delta and Taiwan. Each chapter hosts events to promote business relationships and works closely with its U.S. headquarters to ensure members have access to global information and benefits.


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The Australian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCAL) is the voice of private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) in Australia. AVCAL's members provide capital and expertise to start-ups, SMEs and large organisations by enhancing innovation, productivity and sustainability. In turn, the industry plays an important role in the broader Australian economy by building better businesses. Together, private equity and venture capital firms manage around A$27bn on behalf of Australian and offshore superannuation and pension funds, sovereign wealth funds and family offices.


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CFA Institute

CFA Institute is the global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence and credentials. The organization is a champion for ethical behavior in investment markets and a respected source of knowledge in the global financial community. The end goal: to create an environment where investors' interests come first, markets function at their best, and economies grow. CFA Institute has nearly 142,000 members in 154 countries and territories, including 135,000 CFA charterholders, and 147 member societies. For more information, visit www.cfainstitute.org.

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Founded in 2002, China Venture Capital and Private Equity Association ("CVCA") is the earliest trade organization of the industry in China. Supported by its members, the association is an independent and professional entity, dedicated to promoting the interests and development of the venture capital ("VC")and private equity ("PE") industry in the Greater China Region. CVCA has nearly 100 member firms, majority of whom are the overseas background and have collectively manage over US$700 billion in total AUM. CVCA members are representatives of the most seasoned PE/VC investors and service providers who have experienced global economic cycles. The members have made many successful investments in a variety of industries in the Greater China Region.


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EMPEA is the global industry association for private capital in emerging markets. We are an independent non-profit organization. As EMPEA celebrates our 10th anniversary in 2014, we have over 300 member firms, comprising institutional investors, fund managers and industry advisors, who together manage more than US$1 trillion of assets and have offices in more than 100 countries across the globe. Our members share EMPEA's belief that private capital is a highly suited investment strategy in emerging markets, delivering attractive long-term investment returns and promoting the sustainable growth of companies and economies. We support our members through global authoritative intelligence, conferences and events, networking, education and general and regulatory advocacy.


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The Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA) is the leading global, member-driven organization dedicated to advancing the interests of private equity limited partners through industry-leading education programs, independent research, best practices, networking opportunities and global collaborations. Initially founded as an informal networking group, the ILPA is a voluntary association funded by its members. ILPA membership has grown to include almost 400 organizations from around the world representing almost 50% of global institutional assets under management in private equity.

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INSEAD’s Private Equity Centre

The Global Private Equity Initiative (GPEI) drives teaching , research and events in the field of Private Equity and related alternative investments at INSEAD, a world leading business school. It was launched in 2009 to combine rigour and reach to the school's research capabilities and the talents of global professionals in the private equity industry. The GPEI aims to enhance the productivity of the capital deployed in this asset class and to facilitate the exchange of ideas and best practices.


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The NZVCA is a not-for-profit industry body committed to developing the venture capital and private equity industry in New Zealand. Its core objectives include the promotion of the industry and the asset class on both a domestic and international basis and working to create a world-class venture capital and private equity environment.

Members include venture capital and private equity investors, financial organisations, professional advisors, academic organisations and government or quasi-government agencies.

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The Singapore Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (SVCA) was formed in 1992 under the patronage of the Economic Development Board to promote the development of the venture capital (VC) and private equity (PE) industry. From a humble start of two, our membership now exceeds one hundred and continues to grow in tandem with the industry's development.

To foster greater understanding of the importance of venture capital and private equity to the Singapore economy in support of entrepreneurship and innovation and to look after the interests of our members, promote professional development, raise professional standards as well as facilitate collaboration among members.
As a not-for-profit organisation, the association strives to:

  • Promote the professional development of the industry through awards, training, workshops and conference
  • Facilitate interaction and collaboration among its members through regular networking events
  • Act as a platform for dialogue on regulatory and policy issues pertaining to VC and PE through data research, feedback and consultation with members and regulatory authorities
  • Build linkages to centres of VC and PE activities in the region through active participation at regional and global VC & PE Initiatives


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No longer an area for niche investors, infrastructure has become a mainstream asset class. We are determined to remain at the forefront of the evolution of this exciting industry, to continue providing the highest quality and most exclusive content via Inframation News, Inframation Deals and Inframation Events.

We cover principal investing in the development of new infrastructure, as well as the acquisition and refinancing of operational assets and companies. The in-depth insight we curate enables us to deliver up-to-the-minute research, analysis, intelligence and data. Every day, leading firms find opportunities and refine their strategies with Inframation. The world‘s leading advisors, corporates, developers and investors rely on us to drive their origination processes and generate new business. Whichever part of the world you're interested in, we've got the information that you need.

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mergermarket is an independent Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) intelligence service with an unrivalled network of dedicated M&A journalists based in 62 locations across the Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle-East and Africa. Unlike any other service of its kind, mergermarket specializes in providing forward-looking origination and deal flow opportunities integrated with a comprehensive deals database - resulting in real revenues for clients. Visit www.mergermarket.com.

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Unquote is a dedicated private equity intelligence service based in Europe. Unquote fully researches all deals, funds and exits within the market and fully verifies the information directly with private equity deal-doers, fund managers, institutional investors and advisory communities.



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