Dariush Yazdani, PwC

Dariush Yazdani

Dariush Yazdani, Partner, Asset Management Market Research Centre Leader. Dariush leads the AM Market Research Institute within PwC Luxembourg. He has more than 20 years of experience in the asset management and banking industry. Dariush has led and contributed to various research and thought leadership studies for external clients and in support of other PwC Units. Client assignments development of market entry studies and strategies for multiple global and regional asset managers, product and fee benchmarking reports as well as reports for the EU Commission. He has co-led the thought leadership report on Africa Asset Management 2020 and was member of the editorial board of the Asset Management 2020 report and Alternatives 2020. He holds a MBA from the University of Chicago, GSB.

Agenda

09.20 - 10.00

ESG Investing - Sustainable Finance - how the asset management industry is adapting to client demands and future growth?


10.00 - 10.40

Pension Funds

• Presentation of the key findings of the “pension funds: beyond their borders” study
• Discussion on the evolution of foreign investment of pensions funds
• What are pension funds expecting of AM?
• Latest developments: PEPP, IORP

  • Randy Caenen

    Randy Caenen Chief Financial & Risk Officer, Executive Board Member Nedlloyd Pension Fund


11.00 - 11.35

Challenges, opportunities and current trends of using Luxembourg structures for real estate investments

• Structuring tools
• Distribution mechanism
• Regulatory projections


11.35 - 12.10

Private Equity Session

• latest trends in PE strategies
• how to structure cross-border PE vehicles in Europe