Brief Introduction to the Private Equity Association of Shanghai
The Private Equity Association of Shanghai (PEAS) was established on August 25, 2009 by Shanghai companies and institutions engaged in equity investment, management and consultancy and other intermediary services. Registered with Shanghai Administration Bureau of Non-Governmental Organizations, PEAS is a nonprofit social group with legal personality. The unit in charge of the association is Shanghai Financial Service Office.
Since its establishment, the number of its members has increased to more than 200, including more than 160 well-known private equity funds, venture capital funds and asset management companies and more than 40 banks, law firms, accounting firms, consulting firms and other intermediaries.
The chairman of PEAS is Chen Qiwei, a founding partner of ABC Capital. PEAS members include nearly 30 large state-owned groups, such as China Pacific Insurance (Group) Co Ltd, Baosteel Group, Shanghai International Group and asset management and private equity investment companies under Haitong Securities. They also include nearly 60 foreign-funded companies such as Sequoia Capital, Fountain Vest Partners, TPG Inc, Blackstone Group, Apax Partners and SAIF Partners. More than 80 privately operated equity investment and management companies such as Stone Capital, Detong (Shanghai) Private Equity Investment & Management Co and Vision Knight Capital are also members of PEAS.
PEAS has successfully organized more than 40 forums, seminars and lectures. It has sent delegations to South Korea, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, the United States and other countries and has carried out exchange activities with domestic cities such as Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Beijing, Tianjin, Chengdu, Shenzhen and the provinces of Shaanxi and Heilongjiang. In 2012, PEAS organized nine forums and business trips and 12 seminars. More than 2,000 people from member companies participated in the activities. PEAS has become one of the most influential domestic private equity associations.
Address: Room 1101, Huitong Building, No. 569, East Jinling Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai
Tel: 021-5386 3869
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