[Professional Seminar] Global Turbulence, Regional Solutions: Raise of Private Equity as an Alternative Asset Class
Dear Students & Alumni,
We are delighted to have Dr. Zenki Kwan, Investment Director of a listed company and a single family office in Hong Kong, to give us a professional seminar on “Global Turbulence, Regional Solutions: Raise of Private Equity as an Alternative Asset Class”.
In this seminar, Dr. Kwan shared the recent trend on fundraising and deal flows of private equity and venture capital, some common ways for divestment, fee structure, and the role of private equity in asset allocation from a limited partner's perspective.
About the Speaker
Dr. Kwan is currently the investment director of a listed company and a single family office in Hong Kong, responsible for designing and implementing strategy, as well as overseeing its multi-billion investment portfolio across equities, fixed income, currency, funds and structured product. Besides portfolio management, Dr. Kwan is also involved in the M&A and business management functions of the listed company. Prior to his current role, Dr. Kwan was the vice-president of private equity division in Finsoft Financial Investment Holdings, and spent his earlier career in McKinsey, Samsung Securities, UBS and J.P. Morgan from being a management consultant, equity researcher to corporate finance banker.
Dr. Kwan earned his Doctor of Business Administration (majoring in finance) degree from SBS Swiss Business School, Switzerland. He completed executive education programs in Harvard Law School and University of Oxford Saïd Business School, and holds two Master Degrees – Master of Finance (majoring in financial engineering and risk management) from HKU, and Master of Applied Business Research. He also graduated with a first-class honor degree in business administration (finance and information systems) from HKUST and received Beta Gamma Sigma honor. Dr. Kwan is a certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM), a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA), and a Certified Banker (CB).
Dr. Kwan is passionate in education, learning, and writing. He is the columnist of Metro Daily and the co-author of investing book which is available at Harvard Business School library. In addition, he is an adjunct lecturer of University of South Australia and HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education, teaching investment management and financial engineering related subjects for their MBA and other postgraduate programs.
Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Ms. Pauline Hui at 3962 1489 or firstname.lastname@example.org . Thank you.