AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Capital Forum China 2017
Sally Shan, Managing Director in HarbourVest’s Beijing office, will moderate a panel at AVCJ’s 16th Annual Private Equity & Venture Capital China Forum. Corporate China is riding a rising bubble of debt. To help deflate this bubble, Chinese policymakers are promoting debt-to-equity swaps, heralding a new wave of opportunities for distressed and special situation investors. During the panel China distress and mezzanine, Sally will lead a conversation amongst panelists that will discuss the potential and pitfalls for investors, focusing on such questions as, What are the drivers for deal flow?, How broad is the opportunity outside cyclical business sectors?, What execution challenges confront distress-focused GPs?, Are LPs’ return expectations for credit realistic? and Will more distress-focused GPs emerge in China?