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Paul Abfalter, Telstra

Paul Abfalter leads a legal & regulatory team of over 25 professionals located in Hong Kong, Beijing, New
York, Sydney, New Delhi and London responsible for advising on Telstras investments outside Australia
& NZ. These include leading HK mobile carrier CSL, a number of PRC internet and content businesses,
undersea cable/infrastructure assets and Telstras international connectivity business which has offices &
is licensed in 15 countries worldwide.

Douglas Barker, Bagan Capital

Douglas Joseph Barker is the General Counsel of Bagan Capital Limited, an investment and advisory
firm solely focused on Myanmar. He has over 23 years of experience in international finance, securities
and banking law in Asia. Doug worked in various international law firms in Tokyo from 1989 to 2000
with his last position as a Senior Manager at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Tokyo. From 2000 to
2009 he was a Vice President and Legal Counsel for Banque AIG, Tokyo with the responsibility to
manage and later co-manage the legal department of Banque AIG, Tokyo to service the legal needs of
the AIG Financial Product Group in all of Asia. From 2009 to 2011, Doug was the Chief Executive Officer of a Japanese
automation company. From 2011 to 2012, Doug worked at Macquarie Capital Securities in Hong Kong providing legal support for
a structured equity product group responsible for all of Asia. In 2012, Doug joined Bagan Capital Limited as General
Counsel. Doug founded the International Law Section of the Alaska Bar Association and drafted Alaskas Bar Rule to License
Foreign Law Consultants. He graduated with honors from Stanford University, received his JD from the University of Oregon and
is admitted to practice law in Alaska and Washington, D.C. Doug speaks Japanese.

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Alastair Campbell, Asian Capital Partners

Mr. Campbell is a director of Asian Capital Partners Group (ACP) an independent investment banking firm,
headquartered in Hong Kong. ACP advises corporate and institutional clients, principally in Asia, on mergers
& acquisitions and arranges complex debt & equity financings.

He previously served as Managing Director of the investment banking subsidiaries of Industrial &
Commercial Bank of China and Bank of China, in Hong Kong and London, as President of Thomson China, the French digital
technology multinationals PRC operations, and as a Director of TCL Multimedia Technology Holdings.
Currently based in Hong Kong, he has many years experience advising governments, financial institutions and multinational
companies on a broad range of China trade, investment and government relations issues. He received his MA from Oxford
University and Diploma in Chinese Studies from Beijing University.

Anthony Carango, Nomura

Tony Joined Nomura in August 2010 and has 9+ years of investment banking experience. He was previously
an Executive Director in UBS Asia ex-Japan Natural Resources group; prior to UBS worked in Lehman
Brothers Natural Resources group in New York and Hong Kong. Key transactions:

Government of India Further Public Offer of 5% equity interest in ONGC

Korea Kumho Petrochemical Joint bookrunner, block sale of secondary equity (US$357mm)

Sinopec Subscription to a 15% minority stake in APLNG and 4.3Mtpa LNG offtake agreement (US$1.5bn)

San Miguel Purchase of option to acquire interest in Petron Corporation

Sinopec Acquisition of Tanganyika Oil (US$1.8bn)

China Oilfield Services Limited Acquisition of Awilco Offshore (US$2.8bn)

Tesoro Acquisition of Shells Wilmington refinery and related retail assets (US$1.9bn)

Enterprise Products Company Acquisition of TEPPCO Partners L.P.s general partner (US$2.0bn)

The Williams Companies Sale of Four Corners LLC to Williams Partners (US$1.6bn)

Initial Public Offerings for Enterprise GP Holdings, Duncan Energy Partners, Williams Partners, Penn Virginia GP
Holdings and other energy companies

Tony received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point and an MBA from Harvard
Business School.

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Alice Chan, Prudential Corporation Asia

Alice Chan is the General Counsel of Prudential Corporation Asia (PCA). PCA is the Asian arm of
financial services group Prudential plc UK. PCA has insurance and asset management operations in
16 jurisdictions and around 75 in-house legal counsels. Prudential plc is listed on the London, Hong
Kong, New York and Singapore Stock Exchanges. Since joining PCA, among other things Ms. Chan
has led the legal work on the following projects:

acquisition of Thanarchart Life Insurance in Thailand and bancassurance partnership with Thanachart Bank;

acquisition of UOB Life Insurance in Singapore and bancassurance partnership with UOB Bank in Singapore, Thailand,
Indonesia and Malaysia;

disposal of Prudentials Taiwan agency business to China Life Insurance of Taiwan;

proposed acquisition of AIA;

establishment of insurance operations in Cambodia and bancassurance partnership with ACLEDA Bank;

re-branding of Prudentials Asia funds business to Eastspring Investments that involved trade mark and company
registrations in 24 jurisdictions;

partnership with Cartoon Networks and the creation of a financial education cartoon series for children that involved trade
mark registrations in 14 jurisdictions;

establishment of the Prudence Foundation as the vehicle for undertaking PCAs corporate social responsibilities; and

legal contract wording for compliance with the UK Bribery Act and US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act.

Ms. Chan was appointed as a member of Prudentials Group Leadership Team in September 2010.
Ms. Chan is a qualified solicitor in Hong Kong (1990), England & Wales (1991) and Australia (1991) and was elected an Associate
of the UK Institute of Chartered Secretaries in 2008. She has worked in Hong Kong, Singapore and Bangkok and is fluent in
Mandarin, Cantonese and English. Ms. Chan was an assoicate and then partner of Clifford Chance between 1995 and 2002 and
prior to that she had been with Slaughter and May and other firms, specialising in cross-border M&A and capital markets work.

Harry Chawla, Kochhar & Co.

Mr. Harry Chawla is a Senior Partner in the Corporate Practice of the Firm. He is also the Regional
Managing Partner of the Mumbai office. He has extensive experience in the area of Mergers & Acquisitions,
Banking and Finance. Mr. Chawla has advised clients in the real estate sector, hospitality sector, automobile,
aviation, financial services, telecom, IT, IT/ITES, consumer goods etc.

He has advised and represented clients on issues pertaining to corporate finance, both domestic and cross border, debt
restructuring and refinancing, securitization, acquisition finance, structured finance, bonds and similar instruments. He has acted
for both lenders and borrowers and been involved in complex transactions involving multiple lenders across jurisdictions.

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Mr. Chawla also has wide experience in general corporate and commercial laws. He has worked closely with a large number of
international and domestic corporations with respect to their business in India and outside India in the areas of general commercial
advice, mergers & acquisitions, private equity, corporate restructuring, joint ventures, fund raising and commercial contracts etc.

He has also participated in business strategy evolution and formulation process with several clients, vis--vis their new ventures
and business initiatives and has advised in establishing, operationalization and implementation of the business strategies of the
clients. On certain occasions, he has also used his experience to advise clients with regard to strategizing in dispute resolution,
negotiations and settlement etc.

Mr. Chawla is a guest faculty at the IIM Lucknow and conducts interactive sessions with the students, on a regular basis. He is
also a regular contributor to numerous publications including among others, PLI handbook on Doing Business in India and coauthor of the International Joint Venture Law - an authoritative, insiders perspective on joint venture transactions.

Wilson Chu, K&L Gates

Wilson Chu is a partner in the Dallas office of K&L Gates, LLP and serves as global co-head of the
firms M&A Practice Group. His practice focuses on US and cross-border M&A and other strategic
transactions for clients ranging from Fortune 500 serial acquirors to private equity funds to
highgrowth, high-impact emerging technology companies in the US and abroad While he has
experience in a wide range of industries, Wilsons practice is heavily-weighted in the technology
sector. In a scorecard published by, for example, two of Wilsons deals made the
list of Top 10 Storage Acquisitions in 2010. His clients include, Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX),
AmerisourceBergen Corporation (NYSE: ABC), Renren Inc (NYSE: RENN) (commonly known as Chinas Facebook), Youku
Toudu, Inc. (NYSE: YOKU) (Chinas Hulu). SunTx Capital Partners, and Oakhill Investment Management.

As the creator of the ABAs influential M&A Deal Points Studies (published by the ABAs Mergers & Acquisitions Committee),
Wilson is widely recognized for his innovative leadership that continues to shape M&A practice in the US and abroad. He is also a
member of the Advisory Boards of and Practical Law Company (US). Wilson is recognized as a leading
M&A lawyer in numerous publications, including, Chambers, Whos Who Legal - The International Whos Who of Merger &
Acquisition Lawyers, The Best Lawyers in America -Corporate Law and Mergers & Acquisitions Law, and Texas Super Lawyers.

Wilson is a Vice Chair of the ABAs Mergers & Acquisitions Committee and was a founding co-chair of its Market Trends
Subcommittee. He is also the founding chair of the Asia M&A Forum (coorganized by Euromoneys International Financial Law
Review and the Inter-Pacific Bar Association) and founding co-chair of the University of Texas Mergers & Acquisitions Institute.

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John Donker, PwC

John is the leader of PricewaterhouseCoopers Investigations and Forensic Services practice in

China, Hong Kong and in the Asia Pacific Region. His work involves carrying out forensic fact finding
investigations, providing support to clients and their legal advisors involved in dispute or potential
dispute situations and advising clients in the areas of regulatory remediation , compliance and
fraud/corruption risk mitigation.
John has over 26 years professional experience and has been based in Hong Kong since 1992. He
has extensive experience in complex financial investigations, compliance remediation and litigation support including arbitration,
major commercial litigation and criminal fraud cases across the Asia Pacific Region. In relation to this investigations work John
has been retained by private clients and regulatory bodies including the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission. Over the
course of his career he has worked for clients in a broad range of industries including Financial Services (insurance, securities
brokers, private banking, investment management, investment banking), Private Equity, Pharmaceuticals and medical devices,
technology, automotive and manufacturing.
John coordinates the firms anti-corruption work in Asia and in has been involved in a large number of US Foreign Corrupt Practice
Act and international anti-bribery diligence, investigation and remediation assignments in Asia. He is a regular speaker on
corruption issues both internally and for clients. John has developed policies and delivered training and presentations in respect
of the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, UK Bribery Act and other international anti-bribery legislation.
John is a member if the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public
Accountants and a Certified Fraud Examiner

Thomas Eastling, American Appraisal

Tom is responsible for the firms advisory business in Asia and supports the business development
activities for the China operations. Advisory services include origination, management and execution of
cross border M&A transactional assignments for the Asia region. He also works closely with other business
development executives to expand the firms client base through marketing initiatives. He joined the Hong
Kong office in the fall of 2009 from American Appraisals Tokyo office.

Tom has extensive work experience in the investment banking field and Asian markets. Prior to joining American Appraisal, Tom
worked for ten years in Japan as a partner at Strada Advisory; a Managing Director at Morgen, Evan & Co.; Managing Director of
Strategic Planning & Investor Relations at Softbank Commerce Corp,; and Senior Vice President at Duff & Phelps Credit Rating
Co. Tom started his career on Wall Street and before moving to Japan served as a Senior Vice President & General Manager of
the Investment Banking Division at Nikko Securities Co. Internationals New York office. He speaks fluent Japanese.

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David Flavell, PepsiCo.

David is the head of PepsiCos Legal function for the Asia Middle East and Africa region and is based in
David has more than 17 years of corporate experience with a particular focus on conducting M&A
transactions across Asia and the Middle East. From 2007-July 2011 David was based in Shanghai as
General Counsel, Asia Pacific & Middle East for Danone.

From 2005 until 2007 David worked for Fonterra Co-operative Group in New Zealand with a focus on the global ingredients
business and M&A projects across the world. Prior to 2005 David was a partner at the Australian law firm Corrs Chambers
Westgarth, where he specialized in anti-trust and corporate matters advising various leading multi-national companies.

Douglas Freeman, Fried Frank

Douglas Freeman is a corporate partner resident in Fried Franks Hong Kong and New York offices.

Mr. Freemans practice focuses on representing public companies, private equity firms and global
investment banking firms in connection with mergers, acquisitions, public offerings, and other corporate
transactions in a wide variety of industries.

Mr. Freeman represents issuers and selling shareholders in public offerings of equity and debt securities and private placements,
including Rule 144A transactions, and buyers and sellers in connection with in- and out-of court reorganizations, workouts and
restructurings, including distressed mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. Mr. Freeman has been active in a number of going
private transactions involving China-based companies listed in the U.S. Mr. Freeman has acted as legal counsel to chairmen,
special committees, buyers, private equity sponsors and consortiums, as well as financial advisors in these going private

Prior joining Fried Frank in 2011, Mr. Freeman was a partner at a major international law firm. Since 2011 Mr. Freeman has
represented numerous multinational corporations and private equity firms, including representing a private equity consortium in
the US$4 billion agreement to acquire Focus Media Holding Limited (Nasdaq: FMCN); a private equity consortium in a proposal to
acquire LJ International Inc (Nasdaq: JADE); Lazard as financial advisor to a buyer group in its acquisition of Yucheng
Technologies Limited (Nasdaq: YTEC); and Goldman Sachs as financial advisor to the Special Committee of AsiaInfo-Linkage
(NASDAQ: ASIA) in a going private proposal. Prior to 2011 Mr. Freeman has acted for Apollo Management on numerous matters;
the special committee of Nasdaq-listed Solarfun Power Holdings in a US$370m equity investment by Korean conglomerate
Hanwha Corporation and represented private equity firm Mt. Kellett Capital Management in connection with several investments.

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Frederick Fu, CITIC Bank International

Frederick Fu is First Vice President and Team Head of Structured Finance at China CITIC Bank
International, and responsible for origination, structuring and underwriting of financings related to
acquisition, pre-IPO, privatization, as well as cross border transactions.

Frederick has almost 20 years work experience in finance, gained from both banking and corporate
sectors, primarily in project finance, M&A, direct investments and financial advisory. Prior to joining CITIC Bank in 2009, he
worked in the Corporate Finance Department at Hutchison Port Holdings, responsible for its global port investments and
M&As. Before that, he was a project finance banker for 10 years. He was vice president of project finance at Bank of America
and was associate director of project and export finance at HSBC.

Frederick holds MBA, MSc (Investment Management), and Bachelor of Engineering degrees.

Victor Gao, International committee of Beijing Private Equity Association

Victor Zhikai GAO is an Executive Director and Chairman of the International Committee of Beijing Private
Equity Association, a Director of China National Association of International Studies, and Vice Chairman
of Sino Europe United Investment Corporation. Victor Gao is also a member of the Beijing Energy Club.

Victor has extensive experience in government, diplomacy, securities regulation, legal, investment
banking, PE, corporate management and media. Victor was Deng Xiaopings English interpreter in the 1980s and was the
recipient of the Distinguished Service Award in the Chinese Foreign Ministry in 1985. Victor served as the China Policy Advisor
at the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission in 1999 and 2000. Victors prior investment banking experience included
senior positions with Morgan Stanley and China International Capital Corporation and Daiwa Securities. Victors corporate
management experience included his senior positions with PCCW, Henderson Land, and CNOOC Limited where he was Senior
Vice President, General Counsel, Company Secretary, Member of the Investment Committee, and Director of CNOOC
International. In November 2011, Victor was the recipient of the National Xiaokang Award (National Outstanding Individual
Contribution Award for Building Comprehensively a \Xiaokang Society in China).

Victor is very active with a number of non-profit organizations, including positions as an Executive Director of Western Returned
Scholars Associations of China, an Executive Director of China Enterprise Investment Association, a Director of All-China
Environment Federation, and a Global Councillor of Asia Society.

Victor holds a J.D. from Yale Law School, a M.A. in International Relations from the Political Science Department of Yale Graduate
School, an M.A. in English from Beijing University of Foreign Studies, and a B.A. in English from Suzhou University. Victor is
licensed as an attorney-at-law in the State of New York.

Victor has frequently published articles in and has been regularly interviewed by mainstream Chinese and international media

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Mark Gordon, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Mark Gordon is a partner in Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katzs Corporate Department, where he
focuses on advising public companies and major leveraged buyout firms in domestic and crossborder mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, takeover defense, shareholder activism, and
corporate governance, capital raising transactions and securities law matters.
Mr. Gordon is also a the Robert B. and Candice J. Haas Lecturer in Corporate Finance Lawlecturer
on law at Harvard Law School, where he has taught an advanced mergers & acquisitions course
annually since 2009. Previously, he was an adjunct professor of law at New York University Law School, where he taught a similar
course from 2002 - 2010. His publications include Takeover Defenses Work. Is that Such a Bad Thing? 55 Stanford Law
Review 819 (2002).
Mr. Gordon joined Wachtell Lipton in 1994 and was elected partner in 2001. He received his B.A. magna cum laude from Yale
University, and his J.D. magna cum laude from Harvard University. While at Harvard, he was executive editor of the Harvard Civil
Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review and was a member of the best team in the Ames Moot Court Competition.
He recently represented Alibaba Group in its $7.2 billion repurchase of shares from Yahoo! and in connection with a transaction
among Yahoo! and SoftBank to restructure control of Alibaba Groups former subsidiary.

Jason Gudofsky, Blakes

Jason Gudofsky is a partner in Blakes competition, antitrust and foreign investment group. He advises
domestic and foreign firms on all aspects of competition law. He regularly provides strategic advice to
firms involved in merger and joint venture transactions, including providing risk assessments,
navigating reviews through the Canadian Competition Bureau and, where appropriate, co-ordinating
and working with economists and foreign counsel. In addition to advising on mergers, Jason provides
advice on all other aspects of competition law, including in respect of strategic alliances, unilateral
conduct, cartel investigations and compliance matters. He has been involved in the negotiation of complex remedies and orders
with the Competition Bureau and before the Competition Tribunal in the context of both mergers and cartel investigations.

Jason also has an active practice advising foreign investors and Canadian vendors under the Investment Canada Act and related
guidelines, including the guidelines on investments in Canada by foreign state-owned enterprises. He has negotiated
undertakings in a wide range of industries to secure net benefit to Canada determinations.

Jason has advised on hundreds of high-profile transactions in both the EU and Canada, including the following recent examples:
CNOOC/Nexen, Motorola Solutions/Psion, Sinopec International Petroleum Exploration and Production Company/Daylight Energy;
Johnson & Johnson/Synthes, Inc; Rank Group (UCI)/Honeywell's Consumer Products Group; Rank Group/Dopaco; Continental
Airlines, Inc/United Airlines; Sinopec International Petroleum Exploration and Production Company/ConocoPhillips (Syncrude);
Ericsson/Nortel (CDMA/LTE); and Suncor Energy Inc/Petro-Canada;

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Jason has been recognised as a leading competition lawyer in various domestic and international legal publications including:
Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business 2012, PLC Which Lawyer? 2012, and The Canadian Legal Lexpert
Directory 2012.

Gary Hamp, Hogan Lovells

Gary Hamp is head of Hogan Lovells' Banking practice in Asia. Gary has extensive experience in Asia
and Europe advising on a wide variety of financing transactions.

Gary specialises in acquisition and leveraged finance, trade finance, real estate finance, debt
restructurings and workouts and has experience on many types of highly structured secured lending
transactions. Recently Gary has advised on a number of cross border financings involving PRC based
entities. He has advised a number of financial institutions on the financing of high value, high profile cross-border M&A
transactions with particular experience of advising on acquisitions of listed companies. Gary advises a number of financial
institutions, corporates and private equity sponsors including a large number of investment and commercial banks based in Hong
Kong.Gary is listed as a recognised leader in banking and acquisition finance in various legal directories including Chambers AsiaPacific, Legal 500 Asia Pacific and IFLR 1000.

Gary graduated from Keble College, Oxford University with a BA (Hons) in Jurisprudence and holds a LPC from the College of
Law in the UK. He is qualified to practise in Hong Kong and England and Wales.

Andrew Harward, ANZ

Andrew is an Executive Director and the head of ANZs North Asia Loan Syndications team based in
Hong Kong. His current responsibilities include the origination, execution and distribution of both
corporate and structured finance transactions. He has 14 years of international banking experience most
recently, prior to ANZ, working in London as a Director in Bank of Scotlands Leveraged Finance group.
Prior to this, Andrew was an Associate Director Leveraged & Acquisition Finance with ANZ for 3 years. In
both these roles, Andrew was responsible for originating and executing sponsor driven leveraged
acquisition transaction where the primary source of repayment is cashflow. He has also held roles in
ANZs Natural Resources group.

Andrew holds a Bachelor of Business from Queensland University of Technology (majoring in banking and finance).


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William Hay, Baring Private Equity Asia

William Hay is general counsel of Baring Private Equity Asia, a leading Asia-based private equity
firm with US$5 billion under management. Will has served as Asia general counsel for Colony
Capital and for GE Capital, and has been a partner in leading law firms in Hong Kong and New York
City. He is a graduate of Harvard Law School and is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.

Don Hess, Jones Day

Don Hess focuses on cross-border public and private mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures,
private equity and venture capital, corporate governance, commercial contracts, and
telecommunications. He has a wealth of experience in corporate strategic and operational decisionmaking in various industries.

Based in Hong Kong since 1994, Don has practiced as a lawyer in Australia, the United States, and
Hong Kong; and he has more than 20 years experience advising clients doing business and
investing in Asia.

His experience includes several years as director of legal affairs and company secretary of Hong Kong's leading
telecommunications company, publicly listed Cable & Wireless HKT Ltd (formerly called Hong Kong Telecommunications Ltd. or
Hongkong Telecom) and, following its acquisition of Hongkong Telecom in August 2000, as general counsel and company
secretary of PCCW Limited.

Don is admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong, and he is a member of the bars of Victoria (Australia), New York, and California.


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David Irvine, Linklaters

David has had extensive experience in major cross-border leveraged and acquisition financing
transactions. Since June 2008 he has been based in Hong Kong where his experience has included
advising: the eight bank club group on the USD1.73bn acquisition facility for AIAs acquisition of ING
Asias Malaysian insurance business; the arrangers on the 59.5bn leveraged acquisition financing for
Permiras acquisition of Akindo Sushiro; the arranger on the 950m bridge loan for PTTs public-toprivate acquisition of Cove Energy; the arrangers on the HK$2.95bn leveraged facilities for the
acquisition by funds advised by CVC Asia of Hong Kong Broadband Network; the banks on the US$215m leveraged
recapitalisation and capex facilities for the Permira portfolio business Asia Broadcast Satellite; the arrangers of the leveraged
facilities, high yield bond and super senior revolving facilities for the 525m LBO of Hyva by funds advised by Unitas Capital and
NWS; the arrangers of the leveraged facilities for the approximately US$400m LBO of Acument (rebranded infastec) by funds
advised by CVC Asia and Standard Chartered Private Equity; Galaxy Entertainment and Permira on the HK$9bn development
financing for the Galaxy Macau resort complex in Macau; Standard Chartered Bank on the HK$2.7bn bridge loan for Fosuns
public-to-private acquisition of Shanghai Forte and the arrangers of the US$400m bridge loan for LS Cables public-to-private
acquisition of Superior Essex in the US.

Prior to moving to Hong Kong, David was based in the London office of Linklaters where he advised on numerous leveraged and
acquisition financings. In 2006 David spent six months on secondment to the European leveraged finance team at JPMorgan.

Jung-Wook Kim, GlaxoSmithKline Korea

Mr. Kim is a Director of GlaxoSmithKline Korea and heads the Legal and Business Development
functions. Mr. Kim joined GSK in 2008 and has led the companys efforts to seek creative
partnerships and collaborations. He also focuses on healthcare and pharmaceutical practice and
advises the company on a variety of issues and challenges brought on by the changing Korean
healthcare and pharmaceutical environment.

Prior to joining GSK, JW Kim worked at Citigroup Global Markets as an investment banker for four years advising corporate clients
on domestic and outbound M&A and capital markets transactions and at Kim & Chang as a corporate finance attorney for seven
years advising on structured finance, capital markets and M&A transactions.


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Michael Laffin, Blakes

Mike Laffin is a partner in Blakes energy group and Chair of Blakes Asia Region practice. He provides
strategic corporate and energy advice to Canadian and international oil & gas companies, and has
extensive experience negotiating, structuring, advising, and opining on all aspects of conventional and
unconventional oil & gas matters. He has in depth knowledge of all aspects of the Canadian oil sands,
LNG and marketing in Canada, midstream and infrastructure issues, petroleum and natural gas joint
ventures and acquisition and divestment of assets and corporations. Mike has negotiated and
supervised large-scale projects related to domestic, international and offshore transactions, joint
ventures, take-over bids and financings. He is very involved in resource and trade matters involving

Mike is a director on a number of public and private boards and has extensive experience with a variety of business issues,
including corporate strategy, M&A transactions, compensation, and corporate governance matters.

Prior to practicing law, Mike worked in the business economics, reservoir engineering and land departments of a multinational
energy company.

Mike has been lead counsel to numerous major Canadian and Asian companies, including recent significant mandates for
Sinopec International Petroleum Exploration and Production Corporation (SINOPEC), China National Offshore Oil Corp (CNOOC),
TAQA NORTH Ltd., Talisman Energy Inc, PTT Exploration and Production, Nexen Inc., Arcan Resources Ltd, and Scollard Energy
Inc. Through these mandates Mike has played an integral role in their expansion and development in Canada.

Mike has been recognised as a leading lawyer in various domestic and international legal publications including: The Best
Lawyers in Canada, The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business,
IFLR1000: The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms, Legal Media Group's Guide to the World's Leading
Practitioners: China, Legal Media Group's Guide to the World's Leading Energy Lawyers.


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Brian Lee, FountainVest Partners

Brian Lee is the general counsel of FountainVest Partners, a leading China-focused private equity firm
with over US$2 billion under management which invests in high growth industry leaders in China in the
consumer, media and technology, environmental and renewable resources and healthcare sectors.

Prior to joining FountainVest, he was working in the Hong Kong office of a well-known offshore law

His legal experience includes (i) corporate finance and corporate restructuring matters such as

fund raising transactions for venture and private equity investments, mezzanine and pre-IPO financing, IPOs on global stock
exchanges such as Hong Kong, Nasdaq, NYSE and London, note and bond issuances of listed and unlisted entities, mergers and
acquisitions, takeovers and privatizations, and company reorganizations and (ii) fund-related matters such as the structuring and
establishment of offshore private equity and venture investment funds. Brian had also previously worked in the investment
banking and legal fields in Singapore and as a venture capitalist in Shanghai focused on China-related investments.

Brians received his Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree from the University of Bristol. He is qualified to practice in England and

Roger Liu, PwC

Roger is a Partner in the Transaction Services Group based in our Shanghai office. He has over 12
years of professional experience and has been specialised in mergers & acquisitions since 1999.

Roger has managed and delivered professional services throughout the whole deal continuum from
M&A strategy to post deal integration for over 200 sizable deals. The wide range of services including
market study and market entry / merge & acquisition strategy advisory, corporate finance, bidding
facilitation, organization restructuring, acquisition and negotiation support, financial/commercial and buy-side/sell-side due
diligences. Earlier in his career, he has also worked on business operation advisory and operation system review, as well as
financial reporting for quite a few multinational and domestic companies.

Roger has advised on clients ranging from large private equity funds, Fortune 500 multinational companies to top tier domestic
groups and has covered a wide range of industries, including Retail, Consumer Products, Auto, Industrial Products,
Pharmaceuticals, Hospitality, Electronics, Real Estate, Finance, Education, Telecom and etc.
Roger has worked on many consumer products projects which involve massive distribution channels, the most recent experience
in the past 6 months includes:

assisting a global leading consumer products company in its proposed acquisition of a domestic drinking water

due diligence on a leading instant noodle producers for a large private equity firm

advising a leading alcohol company in relation to its proposed investment in a wine company in China

Roger is a Certified Public Accountant in China.


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Mario Mancuso, Fried Frank

The Honorable Mario Mancuso, a corporate partner resident in Fried Frank's Washington, DC and New
York offices, serves as Chair of the Firms International Trade and Investment Practice. A leading
authority on the regulation of international business, Mr. Mancuso provides strategic and legal counsel
to corporate and investment fund clients on a wide variety of corporate and regulatory matters

A former senior member of the Presidents national security and economic leadership teams, Mr. Mancuso focuses on mergers
and acquisitions, public and private securities offerings, corporate governance and compliance matters, and internal investigations
-- particularly with respect to the US government's national security regulation of foreign direct investment (CFIUS), economic
sanctions (OFAC), export controls (ITAR, EAR), and anticorruption and anti-bribery (FCPA).
During his tenure as Under Secretary of Commerce for Industry and Security, he played a pivotal role in key areas and initiatives,
including the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), economic sanctions, export controls, and critical
technology and critical infrastructure policy. In particular, he served as a senior CFIUS decision-maker, helped draft and
implement regulations for the Foreign Investment and National Security Act of 2007 (FINSA), and reviewed hundreds of CFIUS
transactions as a regulator. Mr. Mancusos government experience includes:

US Under Secretary of Commerce, Industry and Security (Confirmed by the US Senate)

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Special Operations and Combating Terrorism

Special Counsel, Office of the US Secretary of Defense

Board Member, Global Markets Board, US National Intelligence Council

Board Member, CFIUS Advisory Board, US National Intelligence Council

US Chair, US-China High-Technology and Strategic Trade Working Group

US Chair, US-India High Technology Cooperation Group

US Chair, US-Israel High Technology Forum

Mr. Mancuso has authored many articles and is a regular contributor to leading US and international media outlets on the subjects
of US national security, international affairs, and global business. Prior to his Presidential service, he was in private practice
advising clients on cross-border mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions, and served as a forward deployed
military officer during combat operations.

Frank Marinaro, Warburg Pincus

Frank Marinaro joined Warburg Pincus in 2012 and coordinates accounting, tax and legal matters in
North Asia. Previously, Mr. Marinaro led the Beijing office of the law firm, Loeb & Loeb. Prior to that
position, he served as general counsel to Merrill Lynchs Global Private Equity group in New York. Mr.
Marinaro also spent several years as a corporate attorney at the law firm, Shearman & Sterling. He
received a B.A. in Political Science from Columbia College. Mr. Marinaro earned a J.D. from the New
York University School of Law and is a member of the bar in New York.


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Stephen Mathias, Kochhar & Co.

Stephen Mathias is the partner in charge of the Bangalore office of Kochhar & Co, a leading law firm in India.

Stephen is a graduate of the prestigious National Law School of India University where he did an Honours
degree in Arts and Law. He is also a British Chevening Scholar and has done a diploma in European and
English Law at the College of Law York and worked briefly at a leading law firm in London. He is also a solicitor on the rolls of the
Law Society of England and Wales.

Stephen began his career working in the Tax and Regulatory Division of multinational accounting firm Arthur Andersen, doing
mergers and acquisitions, foreign investments, joint ventures, securities law and strategic investment work.

Stephen does substantial corporate work, representing multinational clients involved in large M&A transactions mostly acting for
the acquirer. He has expertise in securities transactions, including advising on issues relating to the takeover code, corporate
governance, delisting, etc. He also has experience of doing venture capital transactions, particularly in the technology industry.
Stephen has done a variety of other corporate transactions including joint ventures, strategic investments, management buyouts
and corporate restructurings.

A significant part of his time is devoted to risk management advising clients and other partners of the firm on risks involved in
transactions, litigation, regulatory issues and in assisting clients in finding practical solutions to problems.
Stephen is well known for his expertise in the technology industry, assisting clients in areas such as licensing, outsourcing,
telecom, e-commerce, etc. Stephen also represents several multinational technology companies in acquiring companies in India,
assisting in due diligence closing, integration and restructuring.

Stephens leadership of the firms Bangalore office has seen it being rated by Asia Pacific Legal 500 as a top tier law firm in
Bangalore for corporate and commercial work for the last 12 years.

Chambers & Partners states: Stephen Mathias wins plaudits for his "responsive, clear-thinking and hard-working" approach.
Clients describe him as a top-notch practitioner with particular expertise in TMT-related matters.


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Jonathan McCullagh, HSBC

Jonathan joined HSBC in 2007 and is a Director in the Asia-Pacific Leveraged and Acquisition Finance
Group. Jonathan was previously an Assistant Director in the Leveraged Finance Group at ABN AMRO
in Europe, with responsibility for origination and execution of financial sponsor LBO transactions,
corporate high yield bonds, and acquisition financings.
At HSBC Jonathan is responsible for originating and executing event-driven financings in China/HK,
India, Indonesia and Singapore. Jonathan has worked in the region for 5 years. Previous transactions
and clients have included Alibaba Group, CNOOC, SPI Global (CVC), Godrej Group, Asia Broadcast
Satellite (Permira), Aditya Birla Group, Shanghai Automotive, Oriental Brewery (KKR), Haitong
Securities, Swire Pacific, Brookfield Multiplex, Rank Group/Reynolds Packaging, Expro (Goldman Sachs PIA/Candover), Qatar
Investment Authority, TNT Logistics (Apollo), Ziggo/Casema (Cinven & Warburg Pincus), WIND/Orascom Telecom.

Jonathan has a Masters in Finance from the Cass Business School, London, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of

William McGovern, Kobre & Kim LLP

William F. McGovern is based in Hong Kong and focuses his practice on international commercial
disputes, international regulatory and criminal investigations, as well as matters involving worldwide
asset-tracing, the law of offshore trusts, liquidations, and international judgment enforcement.

Prior to joining Kobre & Kim LLP, Mr. McGovern was senior litigator and Executive Director for
Morgan Stanley in the U.S. and Asia, where he worked in several different roles including as a senior
litigator and regulatory counsel in New York and, most recently, as Asia regional manager of the
Transaction Management Group, a team of derivatives product lawyers based in Hong Kong, Sydney, Tokyo and Mumbai.

Earlier in his career, Mr. McGovern served as a Branch Chief in the Division of Enforcement at the U.S. Securities and Exchange
Commission in Washington DC and New York. He also served as an Assistant District Attorney in New York.


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Alice Meissner, Wolf Theiss

Alice Meissner is a M&A attorney practicing corporate law with Wolf Theiss in Austria, one of the
largest Austrian and Central Eastern European law firm. Alice latest deals include advising the Inter
IKEA Group (IICG) on the sale of the stakes in a holding company holding immovable assets in
Alice is German-Chinese and was born in Hong Kong. She graduated from the Law Faculty of the
University of Hamburg with distinction and spent her lawyer's traineeship with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Hamburg.

Joseph Merling, Weerawong C&P

Joseph Merling is a Partner in the International Practice Group at Weerawong C&P, with extensive
experience in mergers and acquisitions, banking, project finance, and power projects. Previously, he was
the Managing Partner of his own firm in The Republic of Malawi, and prior to that was a Senior Associate at White &
Case LLP London, specializing in banking, structured finance, and mergers and acquisitions. Joseph regularly
advises on domestic and international transactions representing governments, Mandated Lead Arrangers (MLAs),
lenders, underwriters, institutional investors, sponsors, consortiums, and a broad range of corporations and borrowers. Before joining
Weerawong C&P Ltd. and White & Case, he worked at another respected, international law firm.
Joseph has experience representing clients on various matters in Myanmar, particularly in corporate, and merger and acquisition-related
areas. He regularly works with the Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC), and the Myanmar Company Registration Office (CRO) on
preparing and lodging applications for clients, in addition to liaising with local ministries and regulatory authorities on issues as they arise.

He obtained a B.A. degree in Business Administration and LL.B. degrees (1 Class), from Keele University, in the U.K. He is qualified in
England and Wales, and in Israel.

Christian Mikosch, Wolf Theiss

Christian Mikosch is an Austrian lawyer focused on M&A transactions with an international

background. He has a recognized professional qualification as a lawyer with 15 years post
qualification experience. He played a key role in building up a strong regional Wolf Theiss M&A
team comprised of members of various Wolf Theiss offices for the CEE/SEE region. Christian
Mikosch recently advised the Government of Kosovo on the privatization of Post and Telekom
Kosovo. This mandate also included strategic advice on the redrafting of Telecom Regulations as
well as Public Procurement and Licensing Regulations.


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Daniel ODonnell, Houlihan Lokey

Mr. ODonnell is a Senior Vice President in Houlihan Lokeys Hong Kong office. He has nearly a decade
of experience advising clients on valuations, fairness opinions, mergers and acquisitions, corporate and
financial restructurings, and other transaction-related financial advisory services. He is also active in the
firms transaction opinion practice, rendering fairness opinions to boards, independent fiduciaries, and
other constituents. He has experience in a variety of industries, including consumer, food & retail,
financial institutions, media and entertainment, aerospace and defense, basic industrials, technology,
infrastructure services, and natural resources.

His recent experience includes advising the special committees in the privatization of Yongye International (NasdaqGS:YONG), LJ
International Inc. (NasdaqGM:JADE), WSP Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:WH), China Nuokang Bio-Pharmaceutical Inc.
(NasdaqGM:NKBP), and Chemspec International Ltd. (NYSE:CPC), advising the buyer group in the privatization of China
TransInfo Technology Corp. (NasdaqGM:CTFO), providing debtor advisory services in the financial restructuring of Sino-Forest
Corp. (TSX:TRE), and providing valuation analyses and assessment of policies and procedures to China Investment Corporation

Prior to joining the Houlihan Lokeys Asia-Pacific team, Mr. ODonnell worked in Houlihan Lokeys Los Angeles office, where he
was involved in numerous mandates, including fairness opinions, strategic planning, portfolio valuation, tax and financial reporting,
litigation analysis, and estate and gift tax reporting.

Before joining Houlihan Lokey, Mr. ODonnell was a senior associate in the Los Angeles office of Deloittes financial advisory
services practice.

Mr. ODonnell graduated from Brown University with a B.A. in business-economics and from the University of Southern California
with a M.B.A. in finance. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and the
Hong Kong Society of Financial Analysts.


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Steven Okun, KKR Asia Pacific

Steven R. Okun joined KKR in 2011 as its first Director of Asia Pacific Public Affairs. Mr. Okun oversees
public affairs, corporate citizenship, sustainability and external communications for KKR and assists in
those efforts for its portfolio companies in the region. This work includes supporting KKRs Green
Portfolio Program in the Asia Pacific region.

In 2011, he was elected the Chairman of the Asia-Pacific Council of American Chambers of Commerce, or APCAC, which
comprises 25 member Chambers from across the region. Mr. Okun was elected three times as Chairman of the American
Chamber of Commerce in Singapore from 2008-2011, and served on its Board of Governors from 2006-2012.

Until October 2010, he was Vice President for Public Affairs for UPS in Asia Pacific. Posted to Singapore in 2003, Mr. Okun
represented UPS before the governments of the region.
From 1999 to 2003, Mr. Okun worked in UPS' Washington, DC office.

Mr. Okun served in the Administration of President Bill Clinton as Deputy General Counsel at the Department of Transportation,
being at the Department from 1994 to 1999. For his public service, he was awarded the Secretary's Award for Special Service

In 2002, the National Committee on US-China Relations selected him as one of the 24 inaugural Fellows for its Young Leaders'

Forum. In 2006, the Boao Forum for Asia chose him as the inaugural Co-Chair of the 21 Century Leaders.

Mr. Okun speaks widely on the role of public affairs in Asia, including at forums and as a guest lecturer at universities, and has
made frequent appearances on the BBC, CNBC and ChannelNewsAsia, representing the interests of US business.

Mr. Okun received his B.A. from the University of Virginia and his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law.

Krisztian Orban, Oriens

Mr Orban is founder and managing partner of Oriens, an investment firm operating four offices in
Emerging Europe, and one in Singapore. Oriens runs Danube Fund, a private equity fund, and
provides corporate finance advisory services to large American, European and Asian companies.
Oriens is also an exclusive M&A partner to Wells Fargo Securities.

Previously, Mr Orban had been a consultant for McKinsey & Company, serving clients in all across
Europe and the United States. He earned his MBA at the MIT Sloan School of Management and his
MA degree in law and diplomacy at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.


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Pakdee Paknara, Weerawong C&P

Pakdee Paknara is a Partner at Weerawong C&P. His principal areas of expertise include, mergers and
acquisitions, international trade, commercial and tax-related transactions, and power and energy projects.
Pakdee advises local and foreign clients on a wide variety of transactional matters relating to tax planning,
construction, computer technology and software licensing, government bidding, communications, independent
power production, labor, telecommunications, real estate, film production, and general commercial matters. He is experienced in the
preparation of documentation for commercial transactions, including the review, drafting and negotiation of agreements such as supply,
sale and purchase, service, management agency, employment and work regulations.
He advises local and foreign clients on a wide variety of transactional matters relating to tax planning, construction, computer technology
and software licensing, government bidding, communications, independent power production, labor, telecommunications, real estate, film
production and general commercial matters. He is experienced in the preparation of documentation for commercial transactions,
including the review, drafting and negotiation of agreements such as supply, purchase and sale, service, management agency,
employment and work regulations. Pakdee is also, often a speaker at the Thai Institute of Directors (IOD).
Pakdee obtained an LL.B. degree from Chulalongkorn University in Thailand, and holds a Master of Science (Taxation) degree from
Golden Gate University, in the United States. He is fluent in Thai and English.

Gregory Puff, Akin Gump

Gregory D. Puff is the head of the firms Hong Kong office and Asia practice. His practice focuses on
public and private mergers and hostile transactions, stock and asset purchases, and joint ventures. Mr.
Puff regularly represents multinational corporations and global investment and commercial banking firms
in their M&A transactions around the world. He is admitted to practice in New York and Hong Kong. Mr.
Puff has previously practiced in New York, London and Tokyo. He received his J.D. cum laude from New
York University School of Law.


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Jatin Rajput, Deutsche Bank AG

Jatin has over 15 years experience in strategy and M&A both as an advisor and a principal. He has executed a number of
strategic transactions in multiple markets across Americas, UK, Middle East and Asia. His current focus is the development and
implementation of Deutsche Banks strategy in Asia Pacific. Prior to Deutsche, he has worked in a top tier strategy consulting firm
and a Big 4 accounting practice.

Jatin has an MBA from INSEAD, is a qualified Chartered Accountant and graduated from St Stephens College, Delhi.

Yash Rana, Goodwin Procter LLP

Yash Rana is a partner and Asia Chairman of Goodwin Procter LLP. He established and leads the
firms efforts in Asia, and is based in Hong Kong. He is a member of the firms Mergers &
Acquisitions, Private Equity, Capital Markets and Technology Groups.
Mr. Rana is focused on advising private equity clients in connection with their investments and exits
(including sales and public listings) in China, India and across Asia, as well as Asian clients make acquisitions in North America
and Europe. Mr. Rana has more than 15 years of experience advising companies, sponsors and promoters in mergers and
acquisitions, securities and financing transactions, and has advised several major private equity firms, investment banks and
Fortune 500 companies. Mr. Rana has won a number of awards, which include being named M&A Lawyer of the Year, 2012 by
Global M&A Network as well as being recognized for Corporate/M&A by Chambers in the Global Guide 2013.
Born and raised in Mumbai, Mr. Rana is admitted to practice in New York and as a solicitor in Hong Kong.

David Simmonds, CLP

David is responsible for the provision of legal services across the CLP Group and leads a team of
lawyers who provide strategic advice and counsel to CLP Holdings and its subsidiaries. He has
extensive infrastructure experience advising on strategic acquisitions and divestments, projects &
construction, corporate structuring, regulatory issues and competition laws.

He joined the CLP Group in August 2007 as General Counsel and Company Secretary of TRUenergy and was appointed Director
Group Legal Affairs CLP from 1 January 2009. Mr Simmonds joined CLP from Telstra Corporation Limited in Australia, where he
held a number of senior legal positions including General Counsel Technology, Innovation & Product and General Counsel Telstra
Asia/Telstra Mergers and Acquisitions. Prior to joining Telstra, Mr Simmonds was a Senior Associate at a major Australian law firm.
He is a member of the Australian Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong and Macau and The Australian Corporate Lawyers

David holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne.


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Eric Solberg, EXS Capital

Eric Solberg is the Founder and CEO of the EXS Capital Group. He leads the Alternative Investment
business and supervises Wealth Management for EXS Capital. Eric has been involved in the Asian private
equity industry since 1991; as an investor, investment banker and entrepreneur, he has invested, advised
and raised investor capital through several full business cycles with consistently positive results.

Until he resigned in June 2007 to start EXS Capital, Eric was Managing Director and Partner of CVC
International Asia, Citigroups proprietary private equity group for Asia. In addition to his responsibilities across Asia, he ran Japan
on behalf of CVCI. While helping to create and manage the CVCI portfolio, Eric led Citis participation in the US$400 million
placement of preferred shares by Shui On Land, Chinas leading real estate developer, and was a member of the board. Shui On
listed at a market cap of US$4 billion three years later. Eric also originated and executed the largest ever MBO in Japan, the
US$2.4 billion equity investment in Bellsystem24, closed by Citigroup affiliate Nikko Principal.

Prior to CVCI, in 1995 Eric founded Strategic Capital Group, a private equity advisory boutique. SCG was the architect of the wellknown Harbin Brewery deal, capitalized in 1998 with US$14.4 million and sold to Anheuser-Busch in 2004 for US$720 million.

From 1991 to 1995, Eric was part of the investment banking and private equity team at Peregrine Capital, rising to Country Head
of Investment Banking and Private Equity for India at the age of 26, where he recruited and managed a team of 105 staff.

Eric started his career in finance at Wasserstein Perella & Co in New York. He graduated from Harvard University in 1990, magna
cum laude in both Social Studies and East Asian Studies and speaks fluent Japanese.

Doil Son, Yulchon

Doil Son is a partner at Yulchon practicing primarily in the areas of Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity
and Venture Capital, Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT), and Corporate Compliance.
Before entering private practice in 1997, he served as a district court judge.

His practice focuses on corporate law including multi-jurisdiction transactional projects and compliance &
risk management programs. He covers various industries including the automobile, technology and
energy industries. He has advised: a leading global firm on a trade secret violation dispute; a leading Korean e-commerce provider
in relation to eBays US$1.2 billion tender-offer acquisition; media groups on holding company structure, establishment of a new
cable channel, joint ventures with global broadcasters, movie studios, and publishing companies, and the acquisition of
broadcasting rights for sports tournaments; renewable energy clients on several solar power plants construction; leading foreign
mobile phone makers on the Korean WIPI regulation, monopoly regulation, fair trade, consumer protection, internet privacy issues
and government relations; multi-national car makers on all aspects of their business in Korea including construction of a new
facility in a free trade zone; a leading Korean fisheries company for its hundreds of million dollar purchase from Del Monte;


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a privately held developer on multi-billion dollar real estate projects in the financial hub in Seoul, and leading pharmaceutical
companies on a hostile M&A and intellectual property dispute.

He is serving as the Korean Bar Associations current Vice President for International Relations, advisor to the Ministry of Justice
for International Law and as vice-chairman of the Inter-Pacific Bar Associations Environmental Law Committee.

Mr. Son published the book, Sovereign Wealth War in 2011. This book illustrates the dynamics of various sovereign wealth funds
which are now the key sources of global funding and M&A activity. He graduated from Seoul National University, Judicial Research
and Training Institute (the Supreme Court of Korea) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Law School, where he
earned an LL.M.

Paul Strecker, Shearman & Sterling

Mr. Paul Strecker, the head of Shearman & Sterlings Asia M&A group, represents buyers, sellers, special
committees of independent directors and financial advisors in connection with mergers and acquisitions
transactions, including take-private transactions, negotiated and hostile acquisitions of public companies,
negotiated sales of private companies, subsidiaries and divisions, private equity transactions, leveraged
buyouts, formation of joint ventures and asset sales. Mr. Streckers mergers and acquisitions assignments
have spanned a wide range of industries.

Paul also heads the Asia private equity practice and has extensive experience advising U.S. and Asia-based private equity funds,
including Bain Capital, TPG Capital, CVC Asia Pacific, Citi Venture Capital International, Ashmore Group, Canada Pension Plan
Investment Board, Norwest Venture Partners, Tiger Group and Longreach Partners, on investments in Asia.
He is a leading adviser on take private transactions in Asia, having been involved in numerous recent transactions, including take
private/proposed take private of 7 Days Group Holdings, Tongjitang Chinese Medicines Company, Harbin Electric, CNinsure,
Asiainfo-Linkage, Focus Media, Funtalk, Hutchison Telecom and Jilin Chemical. He was named by IFLRs Guide to the Worlds
Leading Law Firms 2013 as a leading lawyer for M&A and Private Equity in Hong Kong and China, and was also named as a
leading lawyer for Corporate/M&A and Private Equity in China by Chambers Global and Asia 2012.

Paul is co-author of International Financial Law Reviews A Private Move and Taking China Private, which were published in
July 2011 and December 2010 respectively. Mr. Strecker is admitted to practice law in New York, California and Hong Kong.


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Jung Suh, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Jung is a Vice President in the Asia Mergers & Acquisitions Group of Bank of America Merrill Lynch in Hong
Kong. He has worked on a number of take-private transactions involving US-listed Chinese companies as
well as public market acquisitions in various other parts of Asia. Prior to joining the Asia Mergers &
Acquisitions Group in 2010, Jung was part of Bank of America Merrill Lynchs Consumer & Retail Investment
Banking Group in New York where he worked on a range of M&A and capital markets transactions.

Chris Swift, Jones Day

Chris has over 20 years M&A and corporate finance experience in Asia and Europe covering a wide range
of public and private company M&A and restructuring transactions. Clients he has represented include
Fortune ranked companies, PE funds, sovereign funds and leading investment banks.

He has extensive private equity and structured acquisition experience, dating back to his involvement in the
establishment and evolution of the PE and buy-out markets in Europe, and capturing a variety of domestic
and cross-border acquisition and restructurings.

Whilst based in Asia, his M&A experience has included cross-border buyouts, privatization schemes and takeovers under the
Hong Kong Takeover Code, and a range of other corporate acquisition and restructuring transactions.
Chris is a member of the Hong Kong Takeovers and Mergers Panel (the regulatory body responsible for regulation of takeovers).
His public M&A experience includes two years in a senior position on the London Takeovers Panel.


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Brian W Tang, ACMI

Brian W Tang is a corporate finance and capital markets lawyer with nearly 20 years of experience in
Hong Kong, New York, Silicon Valley and Australia.

As investment banking counsel at Credit Suisse in Hong Kong since 2004, Brian has worked on some of
the largest and most cutting-edge equity, debt and M&A transactions across the Asia Pacific region, such
as the HK IPOs of Chinese SOEs CCB, ICBC and PICC and of foreign companies Rusal, Prudential and
Glencore, as well as Alibaba.coms privatization. Brian also advised on Credit Suisses regional strategic initiatives, such as
establishing its China investment banking JV. He left Credit Suisse earlier this year to launch an industry-wide capital markets

Beginning his career as a corporate lawyer at Mallesons in Perth advising on Australian resource projects and financings, Brian
joined Wall Street law firm Sullivan & Cromwell in New York in 1997 where he advised on US and cross-border capital markets,
M&A and project finance as well as corporate governance, and worked in Silicon Valley during the dot-com boom.

As an active industry participant, Brian publishes and speaks regularly on capital markets and M&A matters internationally, and
sits on the Executive Committee of the HK Corporate Counsel Association and on the Editorial Board of the Practical Law
Company Capital Markets Handbook.

Brian is also very active in community service, including as chairman of Credit Suisses Hong Kong Charity Committee, a
Representative Committee member of the ISF Academy PTA and a member of Social Ventures HK.

Brian graduated with a Master of Laws degree from New York University School of Law and a combined Bachelor of Laws and
Bachelor of Arts degree with honours from The University of Western Australia. He was a graduate editor of the NYU Journal of
International Law & Politics and senior editor of The University of Western Australia Law Review. He also holds graduate diplomas
from the Securities Institute of Australia and Australian Institute of Company Directors.


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Bill Wang, Standard Chartered Bank

Bill Wang is Standard Chartered Groups Listing Head for Asia and Company Secretary for Standard
Chartered Bank Hong Kong.

Bill is the Groups primary contact with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in relation to the listing matters
of Standard Chartered PLC. In that capacity, he has been deeply involved in the Hong Kong Stock
Exchanges consultation on amending the Code on Corporate Governance Practices under the Listing
Rules. Bill is also a member of the Corporate Governance Committee at the Hong Kong Institute of Directors and a frequent
speaker on Corporate Governance issues, trends and best practices.

Bill was previously Senior Group Legal Counsel and Senior Asia Legal Counsel based in Hong Kong covering a wide range of
Standard Chartered Groups proprietary M&A and other strategic corporate initiatives and transactions, including various
subsidarisation and capital raising activities. Between 2008 and 2010, Bill was the lead in-house counsel for Standard Chartereds
groundbreaking IDR listing in India which was awarded by International Financial Law Review as Deal of the Year 2010. He was
also the lead in-house counsel for establishing Standard Chartereds banking subsidiaries in China (2007) and Vietnam (2009)
and has substantial experience in subsidiary governance matters.

Prior to joining Standard Chartered in 2006, Bill practiced with major international law firms specialising in international capital
markets and cross border M&A areas. Bill is New York qualified lawyer and has practiced in major financial centres - New York,
London, Hong Kong, Beijing and Shanghai. He is fluent in English, Mandarin in addition to his native Shanghainese.

Bill is a 1996 graduate of University of Virginia School of Law in the US and a 1990 graduate of East China University of Political
Science and Law in Shanghai.

Jeff Wilson, Houlihan Lokey

Mr. Wilson is a Senior Vice President in Houlihan Lokeys Hong Kong office, where he leads the
regional M&A practice. His recent engagements include the sale of LTK International, a China-based
subsidiary of Belden Inc., to Shenzhen Woer Heat-Shrinkable Material Co., Ltd., and the sale of a
majority stake in Alaska Milk Corporation to Royal FrieslandCampina N.V.

Before joining the firms Asia-Pacific team, Mr. Wilson worked for Houlihan Lokeys Mergers &
Acquisitions Group in New York, where he was involved in various mandates, including private and public buyside and sellside
transactions. His engagements included the sale of the quarry and ready-mix operations of H.B. Mellott Estate to Lafarge and the
sale of HCC Industries to Ametek (NYSE:AME).


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Prior to Houlihan Lokey, Mr. Wilson worked in the corporate development group of Crown Castle International, where he executed
telecommunications-related acquisitions in the U.S. and Europe. He also worked for Arthur Andersen, where his clients included
energy, distribution and real estate companies.

Mr. Wilson holds a B.S. in business administration and an M.S. in accounting from Trinity University. He received his M.B.A. from
New York Universitys Stern School of Business, where he graduated with honors. Mr. Wilson is a Certified Public Accountant.

Richard Winter, Quam Capital

Richard graduated from Edinburgh University with B. Commerce Hons. (2.1) and qualified as a
chartered accountant with Deloitte Haskins and Sells in 1980.

After periods with Deloittes in Nairobi and Edinburgh, he arrived in Hong Kong in 1985 to work as a
manager in the Corporate Advisory Service Department of Ernst & Whinney. In 1987 he joined
Standard Chartered, where he worked for 12 years, to become Managing Director, Investment
Banking in charge of North East Asia. In January 2000, he joined Deloitte & Touche Corporate Finance Limited as Managing
Director, with responsibilities to establish and develop their corporate finance capability.

Richard is currently Deputy Chairman of Quam Limited, a Main Board listed financial services group, and Chief Executive Officer
of Quam Capital, the corporate finance business of the group.

He is a member of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange Listing Committee, Securities and Futures Commission Takeovers and
Mergers Panel and Takeovers Appeal Committee.

Richard is Vice President and Asia Chairman of M&A International Inc., the world's leading alliance of independently owned
merger and acquisition specialists and investment banking firms, representing the Asian members.

He is Chairman of the British Chamber of Commerce Financial Markets Committee.

Richard is non-executive director of Law Debenture Trust (Asia) Limited, Concrete Canvas Technology and an executive member
of the Outwardbound Trust of Hong Kong.

He is also a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors, Fellow of Hong Kong Securities Institute and Fellow of Institute of
Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.


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Stuart Witchell, FTI Consulting

Stuart Witchell is a senior managing director of the Global Risk and Investigations practice of FTI
Consulting and he is based in Hong Kong. He oversees all investigative, business intelligence and risk
mitigation consulting assignments undertaken by FTI Consulting in the region.

Mr. Witchell has significant experience in the conduct of sophisticated business intelligence and
reputational due diligence assignments in Asia and globally; major fraud and FCPA investigations; in
securities class action litigation; in multi-jurisdiction asset searches; in discreet strategies to assist with hostile take-overs; in
provision of evidence for litigation support, including anti-dumping cases; in consulting on brand protection and product
counterfeiting issues in emerging markets; and in crisis contingency planning and response.

Mr. Witchell is a founding member of International Risk Ltd, which was acquired by FTI Consulting in July 2006. Before moving to
Hong Kong, he was the Japan representative of FTI Consulting, a position he held for eight years. He has more than 25 years of
experience in the investigations, business intelligence and risk mitigation industry in Asia and the former Soviet Bloc, including
establishing a risk advisory division for PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in Japan, as well as 17 years of experience as a diplomat
in the British Governments Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

Mr. Witchells appointments overseas as a diplomat included the British Embassy in Warsaw, the British Embassy in East Berlin
(during the time of the fall of the Berlin Wall), the British Embassy at The Hague, the British High Commission Kuala Lumpur and
the British Embassy in Tokyo where he spent nearly five years. During his last appointment in Japan with the government, his
main responsibilities included liaison with various Japanese government agencies, representing the views of the British
Government, and dealing with international criminal activity including money laundering, organised crime, terrorism and regional
security issues.

Zach Wittenberg, Akin Gump

Zach N. Wittenberg is principally engaged in the practice of corporate and securities law, with a
concentration in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, securities law compliance and corporate
governance matters.

Mr. Wittenberg primarily works with public and private companies on mergers and acquisition
transactions, including public company mergers and private stock and asset acquisitions and
dispositions. In addition, Mr. Wittenberg regularly advises public companies on a wide variety of matters relating to securities
regulation, corporate governance and other general corporate matters including with respect to SEC reporting and disclosure
issues, stockholder meetings and proxy statements and proxy mechanics.


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Mr. Wittenbergs transactional experience includes serving as counsel to:

a public utility company in a public merger valued at approximately $8.5 billion

a public quick-serve restaurant franchisor in a public merger valued at approximately $3 billion

a public retailer in a going private sale to two private equity firms

a European public retailer in its acquisition of a U.S. NYSE-listed public company

a European public company in its acquisition of a U.S. Nasdaq-listed public company

a European public company in its acquisition of a business unit from a U.S. NYSE-listed public company

a public chemical company in its sale of two business units

a public chemical company in its acquisition of two specialty chemical businesses

a public company in its acquisition of an application service provider

a special-purpose acquisition company in its acquisition of an alternative asset management firm

a group of secured lenders in the restructuring of an independent network television broadcasting company.

Jonhee Won, TStone

Joonhee Won is the Chief Executive Officer and founded TStone in 2001 as a leading private equity
firm in Korea with multiple multinational control buyout transactions in Japan, Sweden and Singapore.

He has over 25 years of experience in principal investing and investment banking including senior
management positions at leading investment banks. He executed and exited highly remarkable
investments in GameOn, Woori Home Shopping Co., Ltd., T-Tower and Dreamcity Media Co., Ltd.

Prior to founding TStone, Joonhee was a Managing Director and the head of Investment Banking at Salomon Smith Barney Korea,
and Standing Members of the Board of Directors for Salomon Smith Barney and Korea Exchange Banks Management Committee
and Risk Management Committee, where he led the firm to become the largest foreign IB in Korea (No.1 in corporate finance and

Previously, Joonhee held positions as an investment banker at Credit Suisse First Boston (Hong Kong), Lehman Brothers (New
York) and Jardine Fleming (Korea).

He earned a MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA with distinction from Cornell University. He resided in many different
countries including Japan, Korea, Austria, Belgium, Pakistan, the U.S., Hong Kong and Sierra Leone.


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Marvin Yeo, Frontier Investment & Development Partners

Frontier Investment & Development Partners (FIDP) is currently raising a $100m CLMV Opportunities
Fund with a first closing expected in early Q2 2013. Marvin founded FIDP ( in
2008 to focus on direct investment opportunities in the Asian frontier markets and has helped conceive
and raise the Mongolia Opportunities Fund as well as establish operations in Cambodia, Laos and
Myanmar. Prior to starting FIDP, Marvin had worked as a Senior Financing Specialist at the Asian
Development Bank (ADB), where he was responsible for running syndicate operations, and with
Barclays Capital and Deutsche Bank where he specialized in Debt / Equity-linked Origination, Syndications and Derivatives
Structuring. Over the course of his career, Marvin has also taught post-graduate finance at the University of the Philippines, been
an F&B entrepreneur in Singapore and an Industrial Engineer in Australia. He holds an MBA from INSEAD, a B.Eng (Hons) from
Monash University and the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

Sai Ree Yun, Yulchon

Sai Ree Yun is the managing partner at Yulchon and one of the firm's co-founders. He practices in the
areas of corporate law (with an emphasis on M&A), antitrust law, taxation, and governmental relations.

Mr. Yun's legal expertise has been recognized by leading publications such as Chambers Global,
International Financial Law Review, Global Competition Review, PLC Cross-Border Handbook, and
AsiaLaw. He earned this recognition by successfully representing numerous corporations in many important deals and projects,
including Goldman Sachs, the Carlyle Group, Citigroup, GE, AMD, LVMH, RealNetworks, Samsung Electronics, Samsung Life
Insurance, LG.Philips LCD, SK Telecom, SK Corporation, Hyundai Motors, Hyundai Capital, Hyundai Merchant Marine, Lotte
Shopping, Daum Communications, and Bridgestone Corporation, among others.

Mr. Yun began his career as a prosecutor with the Pusan District Prosecutor's Office and later worked as an associate with the law
firms of Lee & Ko in Seoul and Baker & McKenzie in both Chicago and New York. Before joining in the founding of Yulchon, Mr.
Yun was a partner at Yoon & Partners. He is admitted to practice in three U.S. jurisdictions (New York, Illinois, and Washington,
D.C.) as well as Korea. He holds advanced degrees in law from Seoul National University College of Law, U.C. Hastings College
of Law and Harvard Law School.


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Zhang Lianhua, SIPC Canada and Sinopec Canada Energy

Mr. Zhang is currently President of SIPC Canada and Sinopec Canada Energy Ltd. overseeing all
Canadian operations. Prior to this, Mr. Zhang served as General Counsel for Sinopec International
Petroleum Exploration and Production Corporation (SIPC). Mr. Zhang started his career serving as a
senior geologist for 8 years for the Ministry of Land and Resources and later as the Director of the Lease
and Reserve Department for China National Star Petroleum Corporation; Sinopec Star Petroleum

Mr. Zhang received his geology degree from Chengdu University of Technology in 1989 and Law degree from China University of
Political Science and Law in 1995. In 2009, Mr. Zhang received his EMBA from the University of Houston, C. T. Bauer College of

Norman Zhong, Fangda Partners

Norman has advised on the PRC acquisitions by financial investors like Abax Global Capital, Barclays
Capital, Darby Private Equity, FountainVest, GGV, GIC, Goldman Sachs PIA, Hony Capital, KKR, L
Capital, MBK, PAG, RongRui, Temasek and TPG.
Norman has advised multinational strategic investors like Ahlstrom, Aker Solutions, Cargotec, Danaher,
Export-Import Bank, General Electric, GE Capital, IFC, JPMorgan, Philips, Siemens and Texas
Instrument in many high profile China deals.
Norman also worked on many US public and private M&A transactions, particularly in the financial institutions sector, representing
clients like Royal Bank of Canada, Citigroup, Fiserv, International Papers Corporation and Lightyear Capital and public and private
offerings of equity, debt and convertible securities.
Before rejoining Fangda Partners, Norman worked in the M&A and Corporate Finance departments of Sullivan & Cromwell and
Skadden both in New York. Norman graduated with a JD degree from Columbia University School of Law where he was a Kent
Scholar (highest distinction). Norman also holds a master of law degree with distinction from Fudan University School of Law and
a bachelor of law degree from the University of International Business & Economics (highest distinction).
Norman was recognized as a Leading Lawyer in China under the categories of Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity/Venture
Capital by the IFLR1000 - The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms (2011 and 2012). Norman is admitted to
practice in the PRC and the State of New York.


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