Alan Picone, KPMG

Alan Picone Alan joined KPMG Luxembourg in 2018 as a Partner within the Risk Advisory division. Prior to joining KPMG, Alan was a Managing Director at Duff & Phelps for 5 years, heading-up the European AIFM operation primarily based in Luxembourg, and acting in a capacity of Conducting Officer, in addition to be the Global Head of Risk Consulting for the Group. Prior to that, Alan was leading the Financial Risk Management service line in Deloitte Luxembourg, and he also previously headed Risk Units in various banking institutions. Originally grown as a quantitative expert, Alan has over the last 15+ years developed a holistic and comprehensive perspective on risk matters which he leverages to assist our clients across a variety of risk assignments.
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