22-23 November 2022European Convention Center (ECCL)
Torsten Klär is Head of Fund Structures & Onboarding and manages a team of 13 fund operations professionals across two offices in Luxembourg and Stockholm. He has 14 years of experience in the asset management industry. He started his career in 2008 at PwC AG in Zurich and joined Partners Group AG in Zug in 2011 where he spent more than 10 years working within fund operations. In April 2022 he joined EQT in Luxembourg. Torsten Klär holds a master in economics from the University of Basel (Switzerland) and is a Swiss Certified Public Accountant.
GP perspectives: translating trends into investment strategies and returns
Creating new products, adapting portfolios, adjusting financing: how GPs anticipate market developments, interest rates, inflation, FX variations, regulatory changes and more
Family offices as private assets investors
Private family capital is larger than private equity and venture capital combined. The increasing concentration of wealth held by very wealthy families is fueling the growth of family offices around the globe. Luxembourg hosts over 100 family offices and is an attractive jurisdiction for more to come. Designed to preserve wealth for future generations, family offices offer a high degree of independence with regards to investment choices and have become a mainstream investor into private assets over the last years. Next to the returns offered by private assets, it is also the entrepreneurial DNA of family offices that attracts them to private assets and often asks for an active role to play as shareholders. What do family offices mean to Luxembourg and the private assets market? We will discuss opportunities, challenges and perspectives.
LP onboarding: what to expect and how to accommodate
What to expect when structuring your NAV facility
Session kindly facilitated and sponsored by Allen & Overy
Financing products come in different shapes and forms throughout the lifecycle of a fund. Net asset value (NAV) facilities permit the raising of new financing backed by a fund’s portfolio of assets, in support of, among others, liquidity management, follow-on investments and beyond. The structuring options are numerous and NAV facilities can be found across asset classes and investment strategies. This panel will discuss the product landscape of NAV facilities, features across asset classes and key concepts.
Luxembourg for private assets: The data to back it up
Digital platforms for private markets investment - disruption or sustainable innovation?
Digital investment platforms are disrupting private markets, offering an alternative for institutional and individual investors seeking exposure to private equity, including venture capital and private debt, as well as real assets. What are the technologies behind this facilitated access to private asset investments? Discover some of the well-established platforms and some of the new kids on block, learn about their operating models and what led to their success, the role of partnerships with renowned fund managers, and the next development phases and ambitions for the coming years.