09.00 - 09.05

Welcome addresses

09.05 - 09.40

Distribution in Europe and beyond

The session will cover the latest trends in global distribution of funds in Europe and outside Europe and explain how using a Luxembourg fund can help asset managers to reach out to investors across the globe.



  • Paul Carr

    Paul Carr CEO East Capital Asset Management S.A.,

  • Michael Maldener

    Michael Maldener Managing Director & Conducting Officer Nordea Investment Funds SA

  • Mike Judith

    Mike Judith Managing Director | Head of International Sales DNB Asset Management S.A.

09.40 - 10.15

The Luxembourg toolbox

Experts from the Luxembourg fund industry will explain the Luxembourg toolbox and operating models and the different solutions offered to Nordic asset managers.



  • Johan Lindberg

    Johan Lindberg Managing Director, Global Client Coverage, Nordics RBC Investor & Treasury Services

10.15 - 10.50

Alternative Funds

The panel will give an update on the latest figures and developments in the alternative investment sector with a focus on Private Equity and Real Estate.

It will also present the newest fund structure in Luxembourg: the RAIF and explain what it has to offer to Nordic asset managers.



  • Stuart Lawson

    Stuart Lawson Senior Vice President, Product Manager Europe, Middle East and Africa Northern Trust

  • Bjarne Graven Larsen

    Bjarne Graven Larsen Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Board of Directors Qblue Balanced

10.50 - 11.25

Sustainable finance

This session will cover the recent developments in sustainable finance – a key topic on the European regulatory agenda. It will also discuss retail and institutional trends as well as practical approaches in integrating ESG factors in the investment process and the opportunities SDGs can offer to asset managers.



  • Henry Repard

    Henry Repard Responsible Investment Analyst DNB Asset Management