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  1. 1. FUTURE TRENDS INTERNATIONAL (GROUP) CORPORATION 未来 趋势 国际集团 OVERVIEW of CAPITAL RAISING SERVICES for Funds of Funds, Funds, Hedge Funds; Equities & Strategic Projects and Assets
  2. 2. DISCLAIMER <ul><li>This Confidential Presentation is based on information provided by Future Trends International (Group) Corporation and its affiliates and partners solely for educational purposes and should not be relied upon for any particular query. None of the information has been independently verified and Future Trends make no representation or warranty, express or implied, as to the exact accuracy or completeness of such information or any information contained in any other written or oral communication transmitted to any recipient. </li></ul><ul><li>The information contained herein has been prepared to assist recipients in making their own independent evaluation of the Company and does not purport to be complete or to contain all of the information that may be material. </li></ul><ul><li>This Presentation has been furnished on a confidential basis solely for the information of the person to whom it has been delivered and each such person, by accepting delivery of the Presentation, agrees not to reproduce or re- circulate it, nor to divulge its contents to any person other than a legal, business, investment or tax advisor. </li></ul><ul><li>IRS CIRCULAR 230 DISCLOSURE:  To ensure compliance with Treasury Department regulations, we inform you that any U.S. federal tax advice contained in this presentation is not intended or written to be used, and cannot be used for the purpose of (i) avoiding penalties that may be imposed under the U.S. Internal Revenue Code or (ii) promoting, marketing or recommending to another party any transaction or matter addressed herein. </li></ul>
  3. 3. FUTURE TRENDS: UNIQUE POSITIONING <ul><li>Future Trends enjoys unparalleled positioning, and itself is a leader in creating the New Silk Road corridor due to its influence over a high-level network of decision-makers throughout key financial centers across China/Asia, the GCC 1 /Middle-East, and the West. </li></ul>Note 1: The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) includes United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the Sultanate of Oman
  4. 4. A PIONEER ALONG THE NEW SILK ROAD <ul><li>For nearly two decades, Future Trends has built its extensive network of deep, personal, and trusted relationships among the top leadership of the following types of entities and players across the Middle East and Asia, and exercises influence within these systems: </li></ul><ul><li>National Level Leadership at Large </li></ul><ul><li>Local & Provincial Level Leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Chambers of Commerce </li></ul><ul><li>Investment Institutions & Key </li></ul><ul><li>Ministries and Institutional Sources </li></ul><ul><li>of Capital for Outbound Investments </li></ul><ul><li>Major Blanket Coverage in Key </li></ul><ul><li>Industrial Sectors (e.g. Oil and Gas) </li></ul>China / Asia <ul><li>Sovereign Wealth Funds </li></ul><ul><li>Royal Families </li></ul><ul><li>Government Ministers </li></ul><ul><li>(major coverage of the cabinets) </li></ul><ul><li>Family Investment Houses </li></ul><ul><li>Other Financial Institutions </li></ul>GCC / Middle East
  5. 5. FUTURE TRENDS: CORE CAPABILITIES <ul><ul><li>Capital-Raising Services from our Mega Sources of Capital in </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Two Main Regions; The Gulf Region & China/Asia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Deal-Sourcing for Direct Investors and Funds via a systematic comparative selection process from among a much more extensive coverage & access than other systems or organizations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Targeted Investment Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strategic Consulting targeting China/Asia and the GCC/MENA </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. UNRIVALLED RELATIONSHIPS Future Trends serves as Honorary Consul or de-facto Shanghai Consulate or Representative for GCC countries – which do not have an official consulate in Shanghai Middle East China / East Asia <ul><ul><li>Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWF) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>China Investment Corp Chairman </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>China Social Security Fund Chairman </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Royal Families </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Core members of the Al-Khalifa, Al-Nuhyan, Al-Sabah, Al-Busaidi, Al-Thani Families </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Emirs, Sultan Heirs, and Heads of Royal Protocol </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWF) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>State Reserve Funds: Oman, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Investment Authorities: Kuwait, Qatar, Abu Dhabi </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Family Houses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 50 Chairman of Family houses, including: Khalid Kanoo, Khalid Al-Zayani, Farouq Al-Mouayyid, Al-Ansari, Al-Jalal, Mohammed Al-Zubair, Bahwans, Al Zuwawi, Saeed and Yahya Lootah, Al-Ghurair,Al-Ghanim, Al-Sane Houses; and many others. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Other Financial Institutions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>GCC National Oil Companies Investment Funds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Civil Servants Pension Funds; Employee Pension Funds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Royal Courts, Private Equity Funds, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>National and Local Level Leaders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Minister of State Assets Administration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leadership of Newly Formed Think-Tank for Outbound Investment Movement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chairman of Central Bank of China </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Minister and former Ministers of Finance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Investment Funds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Numerous List of National, Provincial, and Private Funds & Financial Institutions </li></ul></ul>China Taiwan <ul><ul><li>Secretary General of Council for Industrial and Commercial Development CICD is Future Trends’ Vice President </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Access to all fortune 1000 Companies whose Chairmen all are members of CICD (over 50% of Taiwan’s GDP) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Influence within President & Cabinet </li></ul></ul>Japan Korea <ul><ul><li>Masako Owada, Queen of Japan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leaders of Banks, Financial Institutions, Enterprises </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leaders of top trading houses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leaders of Japanese Oil Companies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Top Leaders of Mirae Asset </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Top Leaders of Shinhan Bank </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ministers such as Knowledge Economy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chairment and Leaders of Oil Companies; etc. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. BROAD RANGE OF INFLUENCE <ul><ul><li>Chief Representative for Oman’s Centre for Investment Promotions and Export Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Annually organize Chamber of Commerce delegations including investment conferences which have resulted in over 20 investment and JV transactions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Organized 130 member Omani delegation to the Premier of China </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Representative transactions include: China investment in Raysout Cement, China railroad construction road contract and Sinopec Oil Blocks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contractual Assignment as Investment Advisor for Oman Oil Company </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resulted in the Aromatic Investment in Shandong and investment in Chinese municipal gas pipelines across 50 cities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Representation of Oman Ministry of Tourism: Assignment for Tourism Promotion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Organized numerous delegations and exhibitions, conducted formal PR, and successfully obtained “tourism destination” right and status by China Tourism Administration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Formal Advisory Assignment for Kuwait Petroleum Corporation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advised KPC on 15 million ton refinery project in Beihai and Guangdong </li></ul></ul>Middle East China / Asia <ul><ul><li>Advised and Influenced Major National Policies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Directly affected change of China Ideology & Motto from “Class Struggle” to “Harmonious Society” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Major directional works & policy changes resulting in China Outbound Investments Movement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pioneer in China Development of Western Regions; China Shareholding System; China Modernization of Housing Industry; etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Senior Advisor to 22 Chinese Municipal Governments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shandong Province; Zibo City; ChangChun City; Taixing & Jiangyan in Jiangsu Province; etc.. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Systematic & working Relations with over 50 Governors or Deputies & Direct Relations with approximately 700 local Mayors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Deep and Wide Relations and Network with Enterprise and Industrial Leaders throughout China and Taiwan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chairmen of state and private Fortune 1000 companies of China </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Special and vast coverage on oil, gas, energy; real estate and mining; finance industry and funds… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Influence among National Leadership of China Systematically </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. RELEVANT TRANSACTIONAL EXPERIENCE Representative Executed Transactions <ul><li>Advised and assisted Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA) and arranged initial road-shows to China; Directed KIA’s $720 million investment into Industrial Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) (2006) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- Value of investment has doubled and grown by 100% to date </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- The first and only GCC Sovereign Wealth Fund with major investment in China to date </li></ul></ul><ul><li>GP partner in $30 million China Energy Fund (2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Arranged $50 million US Ex-Im Bank Loan to 22 Chinese cities as contracted by Dasibi Corporation for air pollution systems (2001) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- Achieved lowest interest rate in Ex-Im Bank’s China history (3.2% over a 10 year term) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- Phase 1 signing presided over by Secretary Daley (US) and Vice Premier Madame Wu-Yi (China) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- Phase 2 signing presided over by Vice President Al Gore (US) and Premier Zhu Rongji (China) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>As mandated by Government of Oman with multiple formal appointments, advised and organized a series of bilateral investments resulting in numerous transactions, including the following: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- $150 million Government of Oman investment in Shandong Aromatics (2007) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- $250 million Chinese investments (Sinopec/Zhong Rong) in Omani oil blocks (2004-2005) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- NOTE: As acknowledged by former Oman Ambassador to China (now Russia), overall mandates largely contributed to the increase of Oman-China trade volume from $300 million in 2001 to $11 billion in 2007 </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. CURRENT MANDATES <ul><li>US-based Multi-Strategy Hedge Fund </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$200 million for newly launched Long-only fund </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>$200 million for distressed real estate fund </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>$300 million for private equity fund </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Hong Kong-based Leading China Investment Fund </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$500 million raise for newly launched asset fund </li></ul></ul><ul><li>US-based Producing Gas Field Assets </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$100 million for refinancing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>$300 million for expansion </li></ul></ul><ul><li>European-based Supermarket Chain </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$300 million equity raise for $1 billion initial China expansion </li></ul></ul><ul><li>China United Mining Fund </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$500 million equity initial raise for a total of $1 billion China & international mining operations; Future Trends serves as partner GP </li></ul></ul><ul><li>China National Real Estate Development Fund </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$2 billion USD fund raising assignment and partnership centering around China’s number one real estate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>giant owner/operator/investor; Future Trends serves as partner GP </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>CAPITAL RAISING PROCESS & OVERVIEW </li></ul>
  11. 11. CAPITAL-RAISING PROCESS AND TIMELINE Initial 1-2 Months Next 2-3 Months Next 4-6 Months Final 2-3 Months Time Process <ul><li>- Execution of internal consulting Assignment Contract & Mandate </li></ul><ul><li>- Review & advice on Client’s product design, terms, strategy match with investors, sales features, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>& assistance with review and/or re-writing of presentation documentation (if and as necessary) </li></ul><ul><li>Development of right marketing plan & message in view of matching with agenda of target investors </li></ul><ul><li>& designing and incorporating professional knowledge of factors of success into the plan and product </li></ul><ul><li>- First round of internal presentations to target investors via emails and calls </li></ul><ul><li>- Future Trend’s direct internal visits to target investors in advance of scheduled road shows </li></ul><ul><li>Organization of invitation letters or emails or agenda confirmation specifically for the visit of </li></ul><ul><li>the client Company or Fund for pre Road Shows or future repeated Road Shows </li></ul><ul><li>Formal Road Shows and presentations to the targeted investor community which will include </li></ul><ul><li>delegation of both client Company or Fund representatives and Future Trends </li></ul><ul><li>Direct meetings with top leaders and decision-makers and follow up conference calls </li></ul><ul><li>Investors’ technical and commercial teams’ process of due diligence of investment and product </li></ul><ul><li>Repeat of Road Shows as needed; follow ups on previous visits, and visit calls on new targets </li></ul><ul><li>- Follow-up and joint discussions to work through remaining issues and finalize details </li></ul><ul><li>Remaining persuasion work and negotiations with key decision-makers & Future Trend’s exercise of professional influence in this phase </li></ul><ul><li>Opening of subscription period; sending formal applications or RFPs, PPMs, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>- Final agreement on capital commitment and checks </li></ul>
  12. 12. CAPITAL RAISING: TARGET INVESTMENTS <ul><li>Target investors represent a wide range of investors who are focusing on a range of diversified products and a variety of investment types and business sectors: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds and Fund of Funds with notable track records and solid performance, unique investment strategy and salient features, and sufficient transparency </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Distressed Assets Direct Investments and Funds (real estate, etc.) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Resource Assets (including oil, gas, and energy, mining, water, agro, etc.) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>High-Tech Investments (especially green technologies and projects) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Investment size: Ranges from USD$50mm to USD$1billion and above, dependant on nature and policies of target investor organization </li></ul><ul><li>Can come in as either simple LPs, or GP+LPs, or managed accounts, or in co-investment (some with and some without carried interest; often as an initial test) </li></ul><ul><li>Investment Terms: Normally 3-5 years; 5-7 years; and above in strategic situations </li></ul><ul><li>Target Returns: Normally high teens to low twenties, & above in good market times </li></ul>
  13. 13. CAPITAL RAISING SERVICE: FEE STRUCTURE <ul><li>Regular Service Fees or Monthly Retainers: – with a minimum lock-up period; normally a one year period with 4-6 road shows is standard for developing relations with GCC sources of capital prior to expectation of a RFP or opening and closing of subscription period for the checks being issued. (Future Trends only caters to selective and committed Clients with cultural sensitivities and reasonable expectations) </li></ul><ul><li>Success Fees: – a percentage of the final amount of capital raised and/or equity stake or carried interest, depending on nature of involvement and mutual expectation. </li></ul><ul><li>Road Show Travel Expenses: – not to exceed a pre-agreed upon amount (client will be asked to attend a minimum of two road shows over a one year period) </li></ul>
  14. 14. FOLLOW-UP & CONTACT DETAILS For More Information, please contact: Future Trends International (Group) Corporation Suite 801, Central Plaza, 227 North Huangpi Road Shanghai 200003 People’s Republic of China Tel: +86 (0)21 6375-8886 Fax: +86 (0)21 6375-8887 Email: References Available Upon Request