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Asia SPAC Management Bootcamp

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We invite you to join us for an upcoming "Asia SPAC Management Bootcamp," co-hosted by Baker McKenzie and MBP

The bootcamp will be held on July 15th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hong Kong time (July 14th from 9 p.m. to July 15th at 5 a.m. New York time.) The virtual conference is intended for the senior management of VC- and PE-funded private companies from Greater China, Southeast Asia, and India, as well as SPAC sponsors, PIPE funds, investment banks, and SPAC advisors.

This full-day virtual conference will provide management teams from Greater China, Southeast Asia, and India with a guide to successful SPAC mergers. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with SPAC sponsors, investment banks, and PIPE funds as Asia becomes the new "hunting ground" for growth-focused SPACs with capital to deploy.

Private companies should register here and will be asked to provide basic profile information if they wish to have one-on-ones with funding sources and investment banks.

For all others, please register here for general registration.

SPAC Sponsors, investment banks, PIPE funds, and others who are interested in hosting virtual breakout rooms should contact Crocker Coulson of AUM Media Inc. at crocker.coulson(@) or (646) 652-7185.

Hosted by MBP and Baker McKenzie

Educational Panels

The morning session will feature a series of educational panels hosted by MBP on topics of intense interest to Asian companies consider going public via a SPAC merger and to Asian financial teams considering launching one or more SPAC IPOs.

The preliminary list of speakers includes:

A Guide for SPAC Sponsors: How to Launch a Successful SPAC IPO

Steven Canner, Partner, Baker McKenzie
Kenneth Hitchner, Chairman of HH&L Acquisition Co.
Kevin Rumjahn, Managing Director, Credit Suisse

The Short Side: How to Avoid Becoming Subject of an Activist Short Campaign

Moderator, Drew Bernstein, Co-Managing Partner, MBP
Perrie Weiner, Partner-in-Charge, Los Angeles and Chair of the North America Securities Litigation Group, Baker McKenzie
Dan David, Founder, Wolfpack Research

Getting SPAC-ready: What You Must Do Now to Pursue a SPAC Merger

Moderator: Derek Liu, Baker McKenzie
Jason Wen, Partner, Baker McKenzie
Christy Albeck, CEO, ALBECK
Weimin Chen, Head of China, Houlihan Lokey
David Ho, Head of Financial Lines, Asia Pacific, AIG
Rong Liu, Partner, MBP

The PIPE Market: Validating Your Investment Story with Institutional Capital

Moderator: Derek Poon, Partner, Baker McKenzie
Crocker Coulson, AUM Media
John Lee, UBS, Chair Greater China

SPACs for the Long Run: Outlook for SPACs from Southeast Asia, India, and Beyond

Moderator: Crystal Tse, Deals Reporter, Bloomberg
Ashok Lalwani, Partner, Baker McKenzie
Jason Edwards, Founder, VentureCap Insights
Bob McCooey, Global Head of Capital Markets and Chairman of Asia Pacific, NASDAQ

All panels will be conducted in English with simultaneous translation in Chinese.

The panels will run from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Hong Kong time.

Virtual One-on-One Meeting Rooms for Private Companies

From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., private companies considering a SPAC merger can also attend a series of virtual one-on-one breakout rooms hosted by Baker McKenzie to meet with SPAC sponsors seeking merger targets, leading investment banks active with SPACs, and investment funds active in SPAC-related PIPE investments.

These informational meetings will also provide management with an invaluable opportunity to meet with leading experts in securities law, audit, financial statement preparation, investor relations and capital markets consulting, offshore entities, tax strategy, and D&O insurance.

Sponsors for the event include AlbeckAIGAUM MediaHoulihan Lokey, and VentureCap Insights

For additional questions about the conference contact info(@)


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