Fairmont Makati Hotel
Fairmont Makati Hotel, 1 Raffles Drive, Makati Ave, Makati, 1224

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Event Date Wed Oct 9 CST (about 2 years ago)
In your timezone (EST): Tue Oct 8 5:00pm - Tue Oct 8 5:00pm
Location Fairmont Makati Hotel
1 Raffles Drive, Makati Ave, Makati, 1224
Region APAC

The 4th Annual AVCJ Philippines Forum gathered 180 leading private markets professionals in Manila for a day of thought-provoking discussions, presentations and networking. The attendees came from 11 countries and over 100 organizations and had an opportunity to hear from 30 expert speakers on the investment landscape in the Philippines.
The event was opened by an insightful panel on realizing the investment potential in the Philippines, featuring leading LPs and GPs. The forum also featured a discussion on cross-border activity considering the challenging global and regional trade environment as well as the latest opportunities in infrastructure development.


2019 Speakers


Arsenio M. Balisacan
Chairman, Philippine Competition Commission


Manny Ayala
Managing Director, Endeavor

Natasha Dawn Bautista
Head of Operations, QBO

Cyrus Driver
Managing Director, Head Private Equity Asia, Partners Group

Patrick L. Go
Chairman/CEO, Paramount Life & General Insurance Corporation

Enrique Y. Gonzalez
President and CEO, IP Ventures Group

Michael H. Guarin
Partner, KPMG Philippines

Michael de Guzman
Managing Director, KKR

Serge L. Lépine
Managing Partner, Cabot Capital Partners

Martin Lichauco
Managing Director, Crescent Point

Michael Lints
Partner, Golden Gate Ventures

Dannah Majarocon
Managing Director, Lalamove Philippines

Minette Navarrete
President, Kickstart Ventures

Rajendra Pai
Partner, Navis Capital Partners

Dayu Dara Permata
Senior Vice President, GO-JEK; Co-Founder, Go-LIFE

Saima Rehman
Investment Officer, Private Equity Funds, East Asia Pacific, IFC

Chris Teoh
Executive Director, Tael Partners

Emmett Thomas
Senior Partner, Head of Asia, Advantage Partners

Alasdair Thomson
Managing Partner and Co-Founder, Sierra Madre

George S. Uy-Tioco, Jr
Director, Head of Mergers & Acquisitions, BPI Capital Corporation

William M. Valtos, Jr.
Chief Executive Officer, Investment & Capital Corporation of the Philippines

Rebekah Woo
Managing Director, Maternal Infant & Family, Fosun

Gervin Yang
Vice President, Openspace Ventures

Sponsors & Partners

2019 Sponsors


• IP Ventures
• Sierra Madre

• Kickstart