The First China International
Private Equity Forum, the first of its kind in the country, opened in northern
port city of Tianjin on Wednesday.
The forum has attracted more than 200 private equity funds, intermediaries
and investment companies from 17 countries such as the United States, Canada,
Britain, France, Russia and Germany, organizers said.
About 1,200 Chinese enterprises have attended the forum, including those from
manufacturing, information technology, real estate, retail and whole sale,
energy and resource development sectors.
During the forum from Wednesday to Friday, attendees will be offered
opportunity to network with potential investors and service providers.
There will also be a "speed dating" at the forum which matches target
companies and potential investors for one-to-one meeting to exchange key
The forum was sponsored by the Tianjin municipal government, the All China
Federation of Industry and Commerce, and the Association For Corporate Growth
from the United States.