Alan Picone, KPMG

Alan Picone Alan joined KPMG Luxembourg in 2018 as a Partner heading-up the Regulatory Consulting & Risk Advisory division specifically for Asset Management and Alternatives. His key focus is to help our clients safeguard, optimize and enhance their business value. Alan assists Asset Managers & Alternative players navigate their regulatory transformation program from a strategic and operational perspective, by providing practical solutions across the wide variety of Regulatory and Risk challenges. Originally grown as a risk management expert, Alan has over his career acquired hands-on experience as a practitioner in the Asset Management & Alternative industry, having exercised amongst others in the capacities of Managing Director of a third-party European AIFM operation, Conducting Officer or Independent Director for a variety of Asset Managers, and Head of Risk Management for a large Alternative organization. Alan holds a PhD in Quantum Physics and is graduated from Ecole Polytechnique in Paris.
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?


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