"Last month's inaugural 2008 Private Equity and Venture Capital Roundtable, in
the hallowed Qing dynasty surroundings of the Royal Dining Room of the Forbidden
City in Beijing, gathered over 30 of China's most significant private equity and
venture capital industry figures – native and foreign, newcomers and veterans.
Indicative of the continuing global interest in China, David Patrick Eich, Partner at Kirkland & Ellis, warned of 'a huge number of inbound funds, which I know will create more competition for you, but it says something about where people's long-term investments are focused, despite the short-term disruptions in the market.' "
This article appeared in its entirety in the March 10, 2008 edition of the Asian Venture Capital Journal