Peter Brown, RBS International

Peter Brown Peter has over 25 years experience in corporate and institutional banking. He is currently Head of Funds Banking of the RBS International Funds Banking business and also regulated Branch Manager for the RBS International London Office.  His team support over 500 Fund Manager and Fund Administrator clients in the UK, Jersey, Guernsey and Luxembourg. Peter previously led the RBS Financial Institutions Group for 8 years, and prior to this he was one of the founding members of the RBS mid market leveraged finance business, delivering 35 transactions over 6 years. In his spare time he enjoys cycling and spending time with his three teenage children.
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”?


10.50-11.30

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?


11.30-12.00

Brexit: where to from here?


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?

  • 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


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


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.


16.25-16.55

Practical insights on how to build an effective RM Function