Access Alts Global Web Series
Access Alts is initiating a series of Global Web Series to discover the best investment opportunities amidst what we see as one of the biggest dislocations of our lifetime. Economies are turned upside down, valuations are trending low, industries are disrupted, policies are evolving, and smart investors are strategically aligning themselves with businesses, fund managers and portfolios that will deliver outlying alpha as well as create a much-needed impact.
Web Series with James D. Ahn (MD, CD&R Asia) & Lin Lin Zhou (Founding Partner, Principle Capital Management)
Allan Zeman On Access Alts Hong Kong Launch
Dr Allan Zeman, chairman of Lan Kwai Fong Group, couldn’t attend the Access Alts Asia Hong Kong Inaugural Meet, but sent us a heartfelt video message, reaffirming Hong Kong’s strategic position in China’s playbook, and wishing Access Alts success as we launch in Hong Kong. Alan redefined #hongkong's entertainment scene by developing Lan Kwai Fong in the 1980s. And now he is making his mark as an economic adviser to HK Chief Executive Carrie Lam. Alan and our founder Aradhna Dayal share a passion for Hong Kong, China and the Greater Bay integration, and what makes Alan special is that he combines his western sensibility and “insider” role in China to become a sensible and powerful voice for businesses in Hong Kong.
Constructing an Institutional Family office by Seng Huang Lee
In a candid chat, Seng Huang Lee, Group Executive Chairman, Sun Hung Kai & Co. Limited, who is just opening up his exceptional personal investment platform to other families, talks about 𝗵𝗶𝘁𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗿𝗶𝗴𝗵𝘁 𝗯𝗮𝗹𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝗯𝗲𝘁𝘄𝗲𝗲𝗻 𝘀𝘁𝗮𝘆𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗲𝗻𝗴𝗮𝗴𝗲𝗱 𝗮𝘀 𝗮 𝗳𝗮𝗺𝗶𝗹𝘆 𝗽𝗿𝗶𝗻𝗰𝗶𝗽𝗮𝗹 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘁𝗿𝘂𝘀𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗽𝗿𝗼𝗳𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝘁𝗲𝗮𝗺 𝘁𝗼 𝗺𝗮𝗸𝗲 𝗸𝗲𝘆 𝗱𝗲𝗰𝗶𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀 – something all new family offices struggle with.
Seng Huang also talks about the three families that created one of Hong Kong’s largest family-led group Sun Hung Kai, and creating a unique family-led investment platform that invests in unique situations at scale and across the capital structure. For families that are just starting their family offices, this is a true Masterclass.
Towards Sustainability by Cynthia Wijaya
At 19 years, Cynthia Handriani Wijaya joined her family business Daya Selaras Group, leading corrugated packaging manufacturers in Indonesia. Smart and articulate, Cynthia is steering a strategic “circular value chain” within her family business, linking to sustainability, recycling and value-creation through creative use of logistics. Cynthia is a sterling example of GenNexts within Access Alts Asia, making their mark on the world.
Future of Global Logistics by Janie Yu
Janie Yu(LFX Venture Partners) speaks passionately about the Li & Fung family’s 20-year investments history in global supply chain investing and the evolution of logistic-tech as a unique differentiator in the new-delivery economy. Li & Fung is an anchor investor in LFX Venture Partners, a supply-chain and logistics VC fund that is spinning out from their family office, focused on enabling technologies and disruptive business models in this space. With proprietary deal-flow and 𝗟𝗶 & 𝗙𝘂𝗻𝗴’𝘀 operating partnership for portfolio companies, this is an excellent example of family-led investment opportunities within Access Alts Asia.
Vibrant VC in Japan by Q Motiwala
𝗤 𝗠𝗼𝘁𝗶𝘄𝗮𝗹𝗮 provided an overview of the cultural and historical uniqueness of Japan’s business ecosystem, and how 𝗗𝗡𝗫 𝗩𝗲𝗻𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗲𝘀 is developing its track record of profitable investing in the Japanese B2B SAAS space. Ironically, he faces a first-world problem with exits in Japan; keeping his founders from taking the highly-accessible IPO route in Japan too quickly. At DNX, his mission is to convince Japanese founders to grow their companies cross and achieve billion-dollar valuations before exiting.
Acing F&B in Indonesia by Donny Pramono Le
Indonesian F&B entrepreneur Donny Pramono Le on creating a Yoghurt brand, scaling it into Sour Sally Group and investing across Indonesia’s fast-growing F&B space. Ambitious and globally minded, Donny is eyeing international partnerships within and outside Indonesia through Access Alts Asia
Web Series: Special Presentation by Tim Draper
In a Special Presentation to AccessAlts Members, Tim Draper, celebrated Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist and founder of Draper Associates, talks about the future of humanity through “A Borderless World” that will see virtual citizens. He also foresees a transformation of industries, such as Healthcare, Insurance, Government Services and Finance, through big data and breakthrough technologies.
Web Series: Middle East GenNext: Chartering a New Course
Access Alts Gen Next Meet: Following Your Passion
August 2, Tuesday, 1900 HKT/1500 GST/0700 EST
GenNexts of today are fiercely independent and we see them working towards creating a legacy of their own, evolving the traditional family businesses. Many are chartering new courses, given that conglomerates of tomorrow will not be built on physical assets, rather in the Digital space.
Our visionary GenNext panelists represent Healthcare, Technology, Digital Infrastructure, Logistics and more. Hear about their passions and how they are aligning them with the complex world of tomorrow, particularly post Covid-19.
Web Series: China Post Covid: Role In The New World Order
Benson Tam, Chairman & Founding Partner, Venturous Group
26 May, 1900 HKT/1500 GST/0700 EST
China’s $4 Trillion stimulus package will build an unparalleled Digital Infrastructure. Amidst that, Benson Tam of Venturous Group, early investor in Alibaba Group & Access Alts Asia Club member is powering the first SmartCities in partnership with local governments. His vision is to have Smart Cities that don’t resemble a Sci-fi movie; rather these will be green, low density, highly-livable places fueled by technology such as 5G, AI and IOT.
Web Series: Global Private Equity - Leading through the Crisis
Anand Krishnan, Managing Partner, Fidelis World