Luxembourg Private Equity & Venture Capital Networking Lunch in San Francisco
Time: 11:45am to 2:00pm
Location: Hotel Nikko San Francisco (222 Mason St, San Francisco, CA 94102)
The Luxembourg Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (LPEA) will organise on the 23 of March the Luxembourg Venture Capital & Private Equity Networking Lunch in San Francisco.
We are looking forward to bringing the San Francisco-based and Luxembourg communities together to discuss how US Private Equity and Venture Capital funds are currently using Luxembourg as a key jurisdiction to develop their operations in Europe, notably to fundraise from European investors.
Luxembourg is home to 18 of the 20 biggest Private Equity firms in the world. The country features a reliable legal “toolbox”, a stable tax regime and features a sophisticated alternative funds’ ecosystem with all the services required to setup and manage funds in the European Union. It is regarded by many as a secure, predictable and multi-lingual jurisdiction to operate in.
As of today, many US funds have their European domicile in Luxembourg to attract more European investors into their funds. The LPEA event in San Francisco will share information about European regulation on fund distribution and shed light on the best practices deployed by US PE-VC firms.
If you want to learn more about this topic don’t hesitate to join our event.
11.45 am – Registration
12.10 pm – Welcome speech by Daniel Da Cruz (Consulate General in San Francisco) and Stephane Pesch (LPEA)
— Presentation of Luxembourg Financial Center
by Mattia Musetti, Luxembourg for Finance
— LP Landscape in Europe
by Claus Mansfeldt, LPEA/ SwanCap
— Fundraising for US PE-VC Funds from European Investors – Practical aspects
• Fund structures & Tax Structure used by US fund managers present in Luxembourg by Michael Ayachi (KPMG) and Piotr Kozikowski (PwC)
• Marketing & distribution in Europe by Jan Vanhoutte (Vistra)
• ESG regulation (SFDR) by Brian Campion (Intertrust)
— Interview of Gareth Keane (Promus Ventures) & Faye Sahai (Telosity Ventures) by Stephane Pesch (LPEA)
Followed by networking and closing at 2 pm.
About the LPEA
The Luxembourg Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (LPEA) is the representative body of private equity and venture capital professionals in Luxembourg.
With 420 members, LPEA plays a leading role in the discussion and development of the investment framework and actively promotes the industry beyond the country’s borders.
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