Luxembourg Fund Centre – Seminar & Cocktail in New York (5 Oct. 2016)

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Luxembourg Fund Centre – Seminar & Cocktail Reception in New York (5 October 2016)

Welcome speech by Luxembourg Minister of Finance H. E. Pierre Gramegna

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Stable, reliable and ready to suport your growth

In a low interest rate and volatile market combined with political change in the UK and elsewhere, Asset Managers need long term solutions to serve investor needs.

The Luxembourg fund industry continues to innovate and evolve in an stable, predictable and attractive environment.

Come and hear how we can support your growth.

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LPEA returned to New York for a presentation featuring the existing structures and competitive advantages of Luxembourg for US Private Equity and Venture Capital funds willing to create and manage funds in Europe.

On this occasion, LPEA was present together with ALFI, the Luxembourg Investment Funds Association and the Luxembourg for Finance agency in collaboration with Luxembourg’s General Consulate in New York. Luxembourg’s Minister of Finance H.E. Pierre Gramegna opened the session and welcomed participants in the cocktail that followed the event.

Despite the wider scope of the session, a considerable part related to Luxembourg Alternatives and, in particular, to Private Equity with the following key topics:

The Luxembourg tool box: legal and tax frameworks update and trends

AIFMD & Distribution in Europe

Third-party AIFMs

The new Reserved Alternative Investment Fund

Special Limited Partnership


Interview with guest GP

Pictures of the event


3.30 pm   Registration & refreshments

4.15 pm    Message from the Luxembourg Government
H.E. Pierre Gramegna, Minister of Finance, Luxembourg

4.35 pm   Setting the scene
Denise Voss, Chairman, Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI)

4.50 pm   Roving Interview session

The Brexit challenge / Luxembourg’s toolkit, fit for growth / The market opportunity hasn’t
gone away / Distribution still the key / Products today & for the future – RAIF, Debt Funds,
LPs / An innovative ecosystem

Moderator: Steven Libby, Partner, PwC, Luxembourg
Sandrine Leclercq, Director- Advisory & Consulting in Regulatory, Deloitte, Luxembourg
Florence Stainier, Partner, Arendt & Medernach, Luxembourg
Rafael Aguilera, Executive Director, EY, Luxembourg
Hermann Beythan, Partner, Linklaters LLP, Luxembourg
Giuliano Bidoli, Tax Partner, KPMG, Luxembourg
Cesar Estrada, Senior MD & Head of PE, Directs & Hybrids for N.America, State Street Corp., New York
Nicolas Fermaud, Attorney, Allen & Overy, New York
Martin Jufer, Member of the Group Management Board, GAM, Zurich
Gast Juncker, Partner, Elvinger Hoss Prussen, Luxembourg
André Pesch, Principal, Baker & McKenzie Luxembourg
Jeremy Soutter, Global Head of Product Development, Standard Life Investments, London
Martin Vogel, CEO, MDO Management Company S.A., Luxembourg
Serge Weyland, Head of Financial Institutions, Banque Internationale à Luxembourg S.A.
Nigel Williams, Chairman, Royalton Partners S.A., Luxembourg

5.50 pm   Interview with local player
Conducted by: Jérôme Wittamer, Chairman, Luxembourg Private Equity & Venture Capital Association

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4E 60th St
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