Luxembourg's leading event for the European Asset Management community

The second edition of the newly rebranded European asset management conference took place in a new venue this year, offering a casual and cozy feel, facilitating business interactions of over 700 attendees from across Europe.

The first edition of the “new” ALFI European Asset Management Conference 2017, was considered a big success, with an innovative programme entirely dedicated to the European Asset Management community, including investors, asset managers, fund administrators and fund selectors.

2018 promises to be even better. Under the guise of “The 4 P’s of Asset management Product – People – Progress – Prediction”, we look forward to sharing and debating the most pressing industry aspects with you all.

Why attend?

  • Join some 600 delegates from more than 25 countries at THE event which puts Asset Managers and Investors centre-stage
  • Learn how to best navigate the current industry environment
  • Benefit from numerous networking opportunities with top representatives of the international Asset Management industry all gathered in one place
  • Use the opportunity to engage with the ALFI community representing the second largest investment fund domicile in the world

Final speaker line-up including

Maria Angeles Leon Co-Founder, Advisor Social Impact Fund Open Value Foundation
Burkhard Balz Member of the European Parliament, Coordinator of the EPP Group in the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee European Parliament
Xavier Bettel Prime Minister The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
Pierre Bollon Délégué Général French Investment Funds and Asset Managers Trade Association-AFG
Willem Buiter Special Economic Adviser Citi
Chris Cummings Chief Executive Officer The Investment Association (IA)
Peter De Proft Honorary Director-General EFAMA
Alexandra Haggard Managing Director, Strategic Product Management Blackrock
Ulrika Hasselgren ESG Specialist
Thorsten Hens Professor Swiss Finance Institute of Financial Economics, University of Zurich
Patrick Lardner Chief Executive Irish Funds
Prof Dr Hakan Lucius Head of Corporate Responsibility European Investment Bank
Maria Löwenbrück Member of the Executive Board Union Investment Luxembourg S.A.
Steven Maijoor Chair European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)
Claude Marx Director General Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF)
Alexandra Morris CIO Skagen Funds
Thomas Richter CEO German Investment Funds Association-BVI

Minding the gap - Diversity in Asset Management

The case for diversity in the fund and asset management industry is clear, women are under-represented in the asset management industry, particularly in investment roles. This is a topic which centers around firm culture, an important but understudied subject in the financial industry.

Efforts have been underway to improve gender diversity for a few years already, however the progress is rather slow. Why is that?

Morningstar European Fund Manager of the Year Awards 2018

On the second day of the European Asset Management Conference, over lunch, ALFI is proud to host Morningstar’s ninth edition of the Pan-European Fund manager of the year award.

What will the European Asset Management landscape of the future look like?

Over the last 30 years, European Asset Management has developed to become a leading industry and an unequalled cross-border success story.

In the current environment, what are the opportunities to grasp and the challenges to meet?

Sponsors 2018

European Asset Management Conference 2017 in pictures