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According to Financial Times - A boom in the number of Asian family offices has long been predicted; now it could be starting in earnest. Wealthy Asians are finally embracing family offices. As recently as 2008 there were no more than 50 family offices in Asia, yet by 2012 that had jumped to about 200. This is still a tiny figure compared with 3,000 in the US and 1,000 in Europe. Asia is now home to a third of ultra-wealthy people—defined as those with net assets of more than $30m—but less than 5 per cent of family offices.

The Harvard Club of Hong Kong has invited Yale to join them on a dinner talk featuring the following guest speakers, two of whom are Yale graduates.

Event Details Event Time: 6:30pm - 10:00pm on May 9th, 2017 Event Address: Hong Kong Jockey Club Happy Valley Cost: HKD$1,000/alumni, HKD$1,300/guest

Sign Up Deadline Saturday, May 6th 2017 If you are interested, please kindly sign up here, and more details will be sent out directly. If you have any questions, please contact Maggie Chen at Maggie.chen@aya.yale.edu.

Speakers

  • Oliver Weisberg

    Managing Partner, Blue Pool Capital

    Mr. Oliver Weisberg is a Managing Partner of Blue Pool Capital, a multi-strategy investment firm based in Hong Kong. The firm invests in all the major asset classes including public and private equity and real estate globally. The firm is owned by the management and manages the assets of the management and a group of close-knit long term investors. Before joining Blue Pool, Mr. Weisberg was a Partner at Citadel (Hong Kong) Limited, having joined the firm in 2006. Prior to joining Citadel, Mr. Weisberg was with Deutsche Bank Hong Kong where he ran the Strategic Investment Group / Distressed Products Group. Prior to that, Mr. Weisberg was with Goldman Sachs & Co in both the Asian Special Situations and Principal Investment Area divisions where he was on the team managing the firm's investments in Ping An Insurance and Alibaba.com. Mr. Weisberg received his B.A. from Harvard College and then completed a one-year advanced Chinese language program at the Stanford University Center at National Taiwan University. Mr. Weisberg is on the board for Teach for America's affiliate, Teach for China, where he serves as a Vice Chairman and Treasurer. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the Harvard University Shanghai Center and the Harvard China Fund. Mr. Weisberg is on the board of the National Urban Squash Education Association, a member of the Lincoln Center China Advisory Council, the Chairman of the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth Asian Advisory Board, and a member of the Young Presidents' Organization.

  • Jing Wang

    General Counsel, Junson Capital

    Jing Wang has been the general counsel of Junson Capital since 2013. Before joining Junson Capital, he practiced law in the New York and Beijing offices of Sullivan & Cromwell, where he worked on a broad range of corporate transactions, including the $3.6 billion IPO of PICC Group and AXA's €485 million investment in Tian Ping Auto Insurance. Mr. Wang received his JD degree from Harvard Law School in 2007 and his BA degree from Yale College in 2003.

  • Eugene Wong

    Posang Capital