European Fund Structuring Outlook

14 February 2017, Sofitel Luxembourg Europe, Luxembourg

Exclusive market insight into the future direction of European private equity

This breakfast event, brought to you by unquote", will bring together both domestic and international private equity professionals and fund managers looking to understand the opportunities Luxembourg offers and explore what the political changes across Europe mean for investors.

It is free to attend and will consist of 2 panel discussions, both designed to give you practical tips and new ideas to take back to your firm later that day.

  • The Agenda

    • 08:30

      Registration and Coffee

    • 09:00

      Welcoming Remarks

      Alice  Tchernookova
      Alice Tchernookova
      Reporter, Unquote
    • 09:10

      Transforming the EU investment market: “Understanding the potential of the new Reserved Alternative Investment Fund (RAIF)”

      • Understanding the main features of tax benefits that can be achieved and are they comparable to offshore funds?
      • Complete exemption from product regulation and approval by the CSSF?
      • Identifying what issuers are looking for when awarding marketing passports
      • Examining why the structure is attractive to Non EU investors and how these investors can take advantage of this structure
      • What about other legal vehicles? And what are the alternatives?
      • Are these vehicles more suited to hedge funds instead of private equity funds?
      Marc-Andre Bechet
      Marc-Andre Bechet
      Director of Legal & Tax, Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry
      Bernard  Charpentier
      Bernard Charpentier
      General Counsel , Quilvest Private Equity
      Daniela Klasén-Martin
      Daniela Klasén-Martin
      Managing Director and Country Head, Luxembourg , Crestbridge
      Dr. Marcel Bartnik
      Dr. Marcel Bartnik
      Counsel, DLA Piper
      Jerome Wigny
      Jerome Wigny
      Partner, Elvinger Hoss Prussen
    • 10:00

      Evaluating new geographies for fund formation in a post- Brexit investor market

      • What is the UK doing to keep investors and offset the impacts of Brexit? Will the reduction of EU directives and regulatory beneficial for fund managers?
      • What are investors considering as alternative onshore jurisdictions?
      • Discussing the substance requirements needed in Luxembourg
      • Understanding the impact of new tax regulation on private equity fund and investment formation
      • Impacts of upcoming elections in EU countries on funds
      Fernando Tome
      Fernando Tome
      Partner, COO & CFO, Trilantic Capital Partners Europe
      Alan  Ross
      Alan Ross
      Director, Aztec Group
      Stephan  Grimm
      Stephan Grimm
      Business Development - Alternative Investment, Luxembourg Investment Solutions
      Holger Emmel
      Holger Emmel
      Director, Legal & Compliance, Swancap
    • 10:40

      Closing remarks

      Marc-Andre Bechet
      Marc-Andre Bechet
      Director of Legal & Tax, Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry
    • 10:45

      Networking Coffee

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