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3F Banquet Hall, Taipei International Convention Center

1 Hsin-Yi Road, Section 5, Taipei
Taipei, Taiwan

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A Forum hosted by the American Institute in Taiwan and the Ministry of Economic Affairs


As part of the ongoing discussions between the United States and Taiwan about the investment climate, this Forum seeks to raise awareness about the role of private equity in 21st century economies. It aims to demonstrate the utility of private equity both for Taiwan businesses to upgrade and for Taiwan to fulfill its broader economic growth aspirations. Renowned speakers and panelists from the United States, Taiwan, and the Asia-Pacific region will share their views and experiences from different angles to shed light on opportunities for Taiwan to transform its industry and to grow.


Date: Friday, September 14, 2018, 13:00-17:30

Venue: 3F Banquet Hall, Taipei International Convention Center (1 Hsin-Yi Road, Section 5, Taipei)

Organizers: The American Institute in Taiwan and the Ministry of Economic Affairs

Supporters: The American Chamber of Commerce in Taipei and the U.S.-Taiwan Business Council

Time: 13:30-17:20, registration starts at 13:00

Language: Mandarin and English, with simultaneous interpretation

Press: Press may inquire with AIT's press office at tsenglil@state.gov

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  • 1 PM - 1:30 PM

    Registration

    Registration

    1:30 PM - 1:35 PM

    Welcome Remarks

    Welcome Remarks

    Speaker: Kung Ming-hsin, Vice Minister, Ministry of Economic Affairs

    1:35 PM - 1:40 PM

    Welcome Remarks

    Welcome Remarks

    Speaker: Brent Christensen, Director, American Institute in Taiwan

    1:40 PM - 1:55 PM

    Presentation I: Asia’s private equity landscape and demystifying private equity

    Presentation I: Asia’s private equity landscape and demystifying private equity

    Speaker: Andrew Hawkyard, Chief Operating Officer of Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia

    1:55 PM - 3:15 PM

    Panel Discussion I: Private Equity Success Stories in the 21st Century

    Panel Discussion I: Private Equity Success Stories in the 21st Century

    Description: Private equity delivers capital and market knowledge in ways that can foster positive economic and social impacts. Speakers will offer a window into how PE in Taiwan and other markets has helped transform traditional small and medium enterprises into success stories, or even rescued distressed companies.Moderator: Jeffrey Horwitz, Economic Section Chief, AITPanelists:• Andrew Hawkyard, Chief Operating Officer of Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia• Mike Shang, Rivendell Partners• L...
    Description: Private equity delivers capital and market knowledge in ways that can foster positive economic and social impacts. Speakers will offer a window into how PE in Taiwan and other markets has helped transform traditional small and medium enterprises into success stories, or even rescued distressed companies.

    Moderator: Jeffrey Horwitz, Economic Section Chief, AIT
    Panelists:
    • Andrew Hawkyard, Chief Operating Officer of Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia
    • Mike Shang, Rivendell Partners
    • Lawrence Liu, Chairman, CDIB Venture Capital Corporation
    • Maggie Pan, Managing Director, Deloitte Taiwan
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    3:15 PM - 3:35 PM

    Networking coffee break

    Networking coffee break

    3:35 PM - 3:40 PM

    Keynote Address

    Keynote Address

    Speaker: Cheng Cheng-mount, Deputy Minister, National Development Council

    3:40 PM - 3:45 PM

    Keynote Address

    Keynote Address

    Speaker: Huang Tien-mu, Vice Chairperson, Financial Supervisory Commission

    3:45 PM - 5:05 PM

    Panel Discussion II: Private Equity as a Partner for Taiwan’s Future

    Panel Discussion II: Private Equity as a Partner for Taiwan’s Future

    Description: Taiwan has established ambitious industry goals such as the “five plus two” industrial upgrading initiatives to improve the economy’s regional and global competitiveness. Private equity funds could play a key role in helping Taiwan advance its investment and industrial policy goals.In the meantime, as Taiwan works to develop its domestic private equity and asset management industry, collaborations with the international private equity community could contribute resources and insig...
    Description: Taiwan has established ambitious industry goals such as the “five plus two” industrial upgrading initiatives to improve the economy’s regional and global competitiveness. Private equity funds could play a key role in helping Taiwan advance its investment and industrial policy goals.
    In the meantime, as Taiwan works to develop its domestic private equity and asset management industry, collaborations with the international private equity community could contribute resources and insights to help the sector grow.

    Moderator: Leo Seewald, Chairman of BlackRock Taiwan and Vice Chairman of AmCham Taipei
    Panelists:
    • Paul Yang, CEO, Greater China, KKR
    • Gary Kuo, KHL Capital
    • Jeff Chang, Chairman of Cathay Securities Investment Trust and Chairman of SITCA
    • Fred Yang, Chairman, Mission Care Group
    • David Weng, CEO, Taiwania Capital
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    5:05 PM - 5:15 PM

    Presentation II: U.S. Regulatory Framework

    Presentation II: U.S. Regulatory Framework

    Speaker: Michael Pignatello, Economic Section Deputy Chief, AIT

    5:15 PM - 5:20 PM

    Closing Remarks

    Closing Remarks

    Speaker: MOEA
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