08.00-09.00

Registration and breakfast


09.00-09.10

Welcome and introduction

  • Denise Voss

    Denise Voss Chairman Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI)


09.10-09.20

Chairperson's introduction

  • Alain Kinsch

    Alain Kinsch Country Managing Partner, EMEIA Private Equity Fund Leader EY


09.20-09.40

Keynote speech: PE / VC Changes are Coming


09.40-10.20

Continuity and stability in a changing environment

Working with moving parts: tax (notably BEPS) regulation, technology, geopolitics etc.
What are the solutions for “business as usual”?


10.20-10.50

Coffee break


10.50-11.30

PE Structuring trends: the how and why

Structuring funds in an international context, making the best of the Luxembourg toolbox, accommodating demands from international investors: How is it done well?
Parallel structures, master-feeder structures: Why are they used?

  • Diala Minott

    Diala Minott Partner, Corporate Department Paul Hastings (Europe) LLP

  • Torsten Ries

    Torsten Ries Head Private Equity / Real Estate VP Fund Solutions


11.30-12.00

Brexit: where to from here?

  • Charles Muller

    Charles Muller KPMG Legal Advisor and Independent Director Etude Charles Muller


12.00-12.10

Chairperson's wrap-up and closing remarks


12.10-13.30

Lunch in the exhibition area kindly sponsored by:


12:45-13:15

Short & Sharp stage

Presentation of the International Climate Finance Accelerator, ICFA


13.30-13.35

Chairperson's introduction

  • Alain Kinsch

    Alain Kinsch Country Managing Partner, EMEIA Private Equity Fund Leader EY


13.35-14.25

Drivers of change for private equity funds' operating models

ALFI PE Survey: Key insights from the PE fund industry perspective in Luxembourg
Operating models are changing under the influence of regulation, cost, automation and digitalisation. How can these models be optimised to deliver on strategy? What is at stake?

  • Arnaud Bon

    Arnaud Bon Director - Management Consulting & Strategy - Private Equity Deloitte

  • Lindie Fourie

    Lindie Fourie Director Product Management Luxembourg Investment Solutions

  • Serge Weyland

    Serge Weyland CEO, co-Chair ALFI Digital/Fintech Forum Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management


14.25-15.15

Parallel Workshop I: The FUTURE of PE in cooperation with

  • Alex Panican

    Alex Panican Head of Partnerships and Ecosystem Luxembourg House of Fintech (LHoFT)


14.25-15.15

Parallel Workshop II: Tax (BEPS, ATAD)

The ever changing tax landscape – How upcoming changes including BEPS and ATAD will impact PE and other alternative investment fund structures

  • Sylvain Dubois

    Sylvain Dubois Vice President Principal – Managing Director Luxembourg Ivanhoé Cambridge


15.15-15.45

Coffee break


15.45-16.25

Sustainable PE: a value-driven approach in building and managing portfolio companies

Sustainable growth companies increasingly catch investors’ interest through their combination of financial performance and positive impact generation. PE managers incorporate ESG aspects into their investment analysis, decision-making and monitoring.  The impact of sustainability aspects on every phase of the PE deal.

  • Claus Mansfeldt

    Claus Mansfeldt Chairman & Managing Director SwanCap Investment Management S.A.


16.25-16.55

Practical insights on how to build an effective RM Function


16.55-17.10

Chairperson's wrap-up and closing remarks


17.10-19.00

Cocktail kindly sponsored by: