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REGISTER NOW for the number 1 event dedicated to funds selection professionals

When? February 8th, 2018
At the Mercedes Showroom Center (Merbag S.A. 45 Rue de Bouillon, 1248 Luxembourg)

200+ key decision makers from within the financial, wealth management, fund sectors are expected for this new edition. Over 75% of the target audience is composed of professionals directly or indirectly involved in the selection of financial products: family offices directors, CIOs, private bankers, and life insurers, decision-makers in the funds of funds or pension funds fields etc. 

The event will address the topic « From compliance to performance? »

- The race against time to be compliant with new regulations, make organisation become more agile
- Technologic aspect linked to the increasing use of technologies to help funds & asset managers be more performant (blockchain, robo-advisoring etc.)
- Investment strategies and the needs (or not) to diversify portfolios – selecting the right fund(s)


  • 9:05
    Welcome Words

    by Nicholas Davidson, Senior Portfolio Manager – Equities, AllianceBernstein 

  • 9:15
    The crisis is over, up to the next one? Macroeconomic Perspectives on the Global Economy

    by Jan Van Hove, Chief Economist, KBC Group NV

  • 9:30
    Fund Regulation : what to expect in 2018

    by Jean-Pierre Gomez, Head of Regulatory & Public Affairs Luxembourg, Société Générale Securities Services

  • 9:45
    Startup insight

    Introducing ume – know your fund distributors, kyd and due diligence by Laurent Denayer, CEO, ume

  • 10:00
    “Investing in the New Economy : Robotics, Automation, ArtificiaI Intelligence and Digital Economy “

    by Stephane Lago, Senior Thematic Investment Specialist, AXA IM  

  • 10:20
    Coffee Break
  • 10:40
    "AB European Equities: Bringing a Private Equity Mindset to the Public Equity Markets”

    by  Nicholas Davidson, Senior Portfolio Manager – Equities, AllianceBernstein 

  • 11:00
    Startup insight

    Introducing HighWave Capital- a Robo-Advisor that uses Behavioural Finance principles to enhance performance of both the end-investor’s risk assessment and asset allocation by David Furcajg, President & Co-founder, Behavioral Finance specialist – HighWave Capital


  • 11:15
    "Why Small Caps Will Drive Chinese Equity Returns Over the Next Decade"

    by Tiffany Hsiao, Portfolio Manager, Matthews Asia

  • 11:35
    Round table

    Leveraging technology to improve clients’ services in the funds industry 

    - Alexander Hoffmann, Director, AllianceBernstein
    - Alex Panican, Head of Partnerships and Ecosystem, ​The ​LHoFT
    - Alexandre Pirlet, Head of Fund Administration and Distribution Solutions, BNP Paribas Securities Services
    - Olivier Taille, Responsable projets, veille opérationnelle et Blockchain, Natixis Asset Management – Direction de la Transformation

  • 12:10
    Networking Lunch