Pieter Leguit, Loyens & Loeff

Pieter Leguit

Pieter R. Leguit is a member of the Investment Management practice group of Loyens & Loeff Luxembourg SARL. He advises managers and investors on setting up or investing in alternative investment funds, in particular private equity- and real estate funds. Pieter gained valuable experience in the alternative investment fund industry thanks to his involvement in several fund restructurings. He acted as counsel to the advisory board in an Asian real estate fund's transition to a new fund manager, and to an investors’ consultation group in the restructuring of a pan-European real estate fund. Other working experience includes a secondment to a real estate investment management boutique and to the legal department of a fiduciary investment manager. Pieter also has broad experience in the general corporate law transaction practice, advising on M&A-, private equity- and joint venture transactions. Before joining the Luxembourg office in 2015, he worked at the Amsterdam office for eight years and at the Tokyo office for five years.


09.15 - 10.15

Industry Drivers: where is the asset management industry heading in 2019 and beyond?

This panel will discuss the latest trends and industry drivers such as governance, distribution trends, Brexit, FinTech, ESA review, CMU and the impact of regulatory developments.

10.15 - 11.00

Sustainable investing: from niche to mainstream

  • Recent developments in sustainable finance – a key topic on the European agenda
  • Retail and institutional trends: meeting investor needs
  • Integrating ESG factors in the investment process: practical approaches
  • Does sustainability help sell?
  • Opportunities SDGs can offer asset managers

11.20 - 12.05

Structuring alternative funds: meeting the needs of multi-faceted investors

Practitioners will explain how to best structure and distribute products focusing on PE and RE and present the newest Luxembourg vehicle: the RAIF (Reserved Alternative Investment Fund).

  • Simon Nelson

    Simon Nelson Senior Vice President, Fund Management, Europe PROLOGIS