Christian Lemaire, Amundi Asset Management

Christian Lemaire

Based on Amundi long-standing expertise in Employee Savings & Retirement plans, Christian assists multinationals to use the innovative solutions that Amundi develops to manage more efficiently their pension schemes. Member of the Occupational Pensions Stakeholder Group and of the PEPP Expert Panel of EIOPA. Active member of pension working groups from PensionsEurope and EFAMA. Previously, as Global Head of Insurance clients at Amundi, he structured dedicated investment solutions for insurers within the Solvency 2 framework. Formerly, as Special Advisor of the Senior Management of Credit Agricole Group, Christian worked on the reorganization of asset management and real estate subsidiaries and the private banking business line. Previously, as Director of Finance, Strategy and Risks at Credit Agricole Consumer Finance / Leasing & Factoring, he was responsible in particular for corporate development, Assets & Liabilities Management, supervision of Risks Weighted Assets and capital requirements. Formerly, as Senior Banker within Credit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank, Christian structured and executed major financings and equity / capital markets transactions for large groups. Before joining the Credit Agricole Group 18 years ago, as Finance Director of companies, he listed a large one on stock exchanges, managed Treasury, Investor Relations and corporate developments. Master of Engineering (Ecole Centrale Paris). MBA (HEC/Wharton) majoring in finance. Teaching professor in Finance, Strategy and Management.

Agenda

09.40 - 10.00

Value assessments - a known unknown?

What are value assessments? Are value assessments coming to Luxembourg and why? What might be the implications and consequences?


10.00 - 10.30

Product innovation: new kids on the block

Product evolution with the investor in mind: what will “products of the future” look like? Why are they needed?

  • Tobias Giesser

    Tobias Giesser Managing Director, Global Co-Head Structuring Partners Group


11.05 - 11.50

ESG: How to really add value for investors

A practitioner’s view, a practical case and a country’s vision for the future


11.50 - 12.25

"Dear CEO, ..."

An insight into the current thinking of CEOs in these transformative times.


14.30 - 15.15

Listen to the investor (part I): institutional investors

Perspectives from pension funds, insurers and private banking: what do various types of institutional investor need from the asset manager? How are those needs changing? Can Luxembourg be the domicile of choice for the PEPP?


15.45 - 16.30

Listen to the investor (part II): retail investors

Does the asset manager really serve the retail investor, or is it merely a provider of raw materials for the evolving advice and distribution channels? We adopt three personae: the millennial, the middle-aged household head, and the retiree, and seek solutions for their needs and outcomes from three channels: the asset manager, a retail bank, and a new platform proposition. Which one offers the best solution for our personae?


16.30 - 17.10

Investor education: let's get serious

Saving and investment explained, simplified and demystified: two approaches to encouraging the many people without savings/investment plans to get started.


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