Micaela Forelli, M&G International Investments S.A.

Micaela Forelli

Micaela Forelli joined M&G in 2001 and was appointed Distribution Director of M&G International Investments in 2018 and Managing Director Luxembourg in 2019.

In her role, she is CSSF Authorised Manager for M&G’s International Distribution Company and Senior Executive Director of the Board. She oversees a team of over 100 colleagues operating in the European distribution business.

Before coming to Luxembourg, Micaela has been Director of Global Banks relationship management since 2010. In this role she has been working with Global Financial Institutions clients in Europe, Asia and the Americas to build strategic, long-term partnerships with major distributors of mutual funds, long-term savings, wealth management, investment and life wrapped products.

Her previous roles also included responsibility for M&G in Switzerland as FINMA regulated Managing Director and Chairman of the Board, setting up the southern European operations and acting as sales director for Italy. Micaela also worked as Italian sales director for Fidelity Investments.

She earned a degree in business administration from Bocconi University in Milan and an MBA.

09.05-09.50

CEO Panel

CEOs and Senior leadership executives from large asset managers, look into the future of Asset Management over the next decade, and identify the key themes influencing strategy.


09.50-10.30

Final Countdown... Is “Europe” ready to handle Financial Services post Brexit?

  • How will the UK industry evolve in this new third country environment?
  • Is equivalence the way forward?
  • Direction of travel at EU level (Commission consultation on AIFMD)
  • Topical and practical issues (delegation, marketing…)

10.45-11.25

Let’s hear it from the Regulators

There is never a quiet moment for the Regulators. We hear what is on their current agenda, and how they are preparing for the next decade, in the context of where the industry they regulate may be heading.


11.30-12.30

Workshop 1: Evolution of the Custody model and how it transforms the Luxembourg service proposition

The traditional industrial scale custody & fund administration model is under increasing threat from new technology, evolving asset classes and demanding clients, with new, more agile entrants encroaching their territory. Hear the CEOs from four of the larger players on how their global strategy and proposition is adapting in response to these new competitors, and how this transforms the service proposition for clients with Luxembourg domiciled investment needs.


11.30-12.30

Workshop 2: Product evolution

The session will focus on interesting innovation in product design on the liquid side. What is the Luxembourg industry doing to foster product evolution and make best and innovative use of the toolbox in terms of products and structures it is given?

  • Micaela Forelli

    Micaela Forelli Managing Director, Luxembourg | Head of European Distribution M&G International Investments S.A.


11.30-12.30

Workshop 3: Sustainable finance

Hear from our three distinguished expert speakers – impact activist, impact investor and EIB expert – who will share their insights and experiences as practitioners. The shift towards more sustainability is the most important and biggest change in recent years with far-reaching strategic consequences for the asset management industry globally.


11.30-12.30

Workshop 4: Private Assets

Real Assets is booming! An unprecedent growing demand for alternative asset classes delivering yield has fueled the launch of new products and schemes in the Real Assets space. As a result, innovation in terms of products is at full speed responding to the hunger for diversification but also the need for integrated ESG or active impact. So where are Real Assets heading?