HKPEFA has its root going back to 2010 where a group of finance professionals in the VC/PE industry who collaborated and developed professional activities to promote the industry standards and practices.
It resulted as a platform for finance and legal professionals in the VC/PE industry for sharing information and networking.
The Hong Kong group has grown from being a small network to one of the largest organizations in Hong Kong consisting of CFOs, COOs, controllers, finance managers and legal counsels from the industry. In 2013, envisioning that a legal entity is required, Hong Kong Private Equity Finance Association was formed. It aims to be a self-governing non-profit organization, while maintaining a strong tie with other professional bodies in the industry.
To foster the professionalism of private equity and venture capital industries in Hong Kong, bridging with Mainland China and the Asia region
To provide education and training to finance and related professionals in the private equity and venture capital industry, either on its own or in conjunction with other service providers
To liaise and communicate with government agencies and professional bodies on matters concerning the development of the private equity and venture capital industry