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28 & 29 MARCH 2023 | AMERICA SQUARE CONFERENCE CENTRE, LONDON, UK

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Private Markets Investor | Europe is two-day event for the full decision making unit across operational strategy, investment management, and asset allocation.

The Private Market Operations Forum looks at the operations, technology, and data challenges facing fund groups as they seek to broaden their investment operations to attract the large inflows of capital.

The Private Markets Investment Forum focuses on investment group leaders of pension funds and insurers and how they accordingly manage their investment portfolios incorporating illiquid securities into them, plus private market considerations in DC scheme set ups for pension managers, trustees, and consultants.

KEY BENEFITS OF ATTENDING IN-PERSON

Benefit 1

PREMIUM NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

Benefit from two full days of in-person networking and learning opportunities and re-establish those all-important industry relationships and turbo-charge your network of connections.

Benefit 2

LEARN FROM INDUSTRY PIONEERS

Your chance to explore the latest industry trends alongside the biggest names in the industry. Hear the perspectives of operations professionals and asset owners, and have your questions answered live.

Benefit 3

PRIORITY ACCESS TO THE BESPOKE REPORT

Receive a free copy of the annual Investing in Private Markets report featuring further industry perspectives and ideas.

Benefit 4

PRIVATE MARKET FOCUS

Be part of an event that fosters communication and alignment between service providers and investment management, asset allocation, trusteeship, as well as investment operations professionals.

Benefit 5

COLLABORATIVE WORKSHOPS

Our unique Talking Table Workshops provide participants the opportunity to choose from three of four Workshops to attend, providing greater choice on subjects through which to interact with peers and learn from our experts.
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
DAY 1 - PRIVATE MARKET OPERATORS FORUM

8:30 AM - 9:10 AM
BREAKFAST AND NETWORKING

9:10 AM - 9:20 AM
Chairman’s opening address

9:20 AM - 10:00 AM
KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Which themes in asset management will prove most durable and impactful in coming years: cost savings & efficiencies, data capabilities, new products, and distribution channels

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
PANEL DISCUSSION: What are the different approaches to digital transformation in an ever changing market?

  • Crispian Lord

    Moderator

    Crispian Lord

    Partner

    PwC

  • Sahem Gulati

    Sahem Gulati

    Head of Private Assets Strategy & Consulting

    M&G Plc

  • Tim Harrison

    Tim Harrison

    Head of Technology Business Partners

    Intermediate Capital Group

  • Matt Green

    Matt Green

    Managing Director, Global Head of IT

    CVC Capital Partners

  • Roberto Ciaschi

    Roberto Ciaschi

    Vice President

    Pantheon Ventures

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Session TBC

11:15 AM - 11:55 AM
MORNING REFRESHMENTS & NETWORKING

11:55 AM - 1:35 PM
TALKING TABLE WORKSHOPS
1:35 PM - 2:20 PM
LUNCH

2:20 PM - 2:25 PM
OPERATIONAL STRATEGY & TRANSFORMATION: Chairman's Opening Remarks

2:20 PM - 2:25 PM
CLIENT AT THE CORE OF PRIVATE MARKET OPERATIONS: Chairman's Opening Remarks

2:25 PM - 2:55 PM
OPERATIONAL STRATEGY & TRANSFORMATION: FIRESIDE CHAT: What are the key operational considerations to setting up a new investment fund?

  • Crispian Lord

    Moderator

    Crispian Lord

    Partner

    PwC

  • Adam Crane

    Adam Crane

    Partner

    SoftBank Investment Advisers

2:55 PM - 3:25 PM
CLIENT AT THE CORE OF PRIVATE MARKET OPERATIONS: FIRESIDE CHAT: What are the key ingredients for long lasting private clients relationships?

  • Manish Sarwal

    Manish Sarwal

    Deputy Head of Finance

    Impax Asset Management

2:55 PM - 3:20 PM
OPERATIONAL STRATEGY & TRANSFORMATION: KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: How can private market managers deal with elevated interest in ESG & diversity, equity, and inclusion demands for greater transparency?

2:55 PM - 3:20 PM
CLIENT AT THE CORE OF PRIVATE MARKET OPERATIONS: KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: How is customer experience driving digital transformation in Private Markets?

3:20 PM - 4:00 PM
OPERATIONAL STRATEGY & TRANSFORMATION: PANEL DISCUSSION: What are the key considerations when building & reviewing internal frameworks to comply with new regulatory rules?

  • Rizwaan Khan

    Rizwaan Khan

    Alternative Operations Manager

    USS Investment Management

  • Antoine Sineau

    Antoine Sineau

    Head Of Compliance

    Nordea Investment Funds S.A.

  • Rob Knight

    Rob Knight

    Global Head of Operational Compliance

    Barings

3:20 PM - 4:00 PM
CLIENT AT THE CORE OF PRIVATE MARKET OPERATIONS: PANEL DISCUSSION: How can asset managers rise to the challenge of increasing demands from investors for more detailed information around funds?

  • Claire George

    Claire George

    Chief Technology & Operations Officer

    Savills Investment Management

  • James Tootell

    James Tootell

    Investment Director

    EOS Venture Partners

  • Alex Bray

    Alex Bray

    Director - Senior Business Partner - Digitalisation and Operational Board

    Patrizia AG

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Navigating the operational complexities of Private Markets through digitisation and its impact on operating models

  • Sachin Anandikir

    Sachin Anandikir

    Chief Technology Officer

    Pemberton Asset Management

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
END OF CONFERENCE & DRINKS RECEPTION

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
DAY 2 - PRIVATE MARKET INVESTORS FORUM

8:30 AM - 9:10 AM
BREAKFAST AND NETWORKING

9:10 AM - 9:20 AM
Chairman’s opening address

9:20 AM - 10:00 AM
GUEST PRESENTATION: TBC

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
PANEL DISCUSSION: How can investors insulate their portfolios from the impact of external drivers; including inflation, fee pressures, geo political changes and monetary & fiscal policy?

  • Martin Collins

    Martin Collins

    Trustee Director

    20-20 Trustees

  • Arif Saad

    Arif Saad

    Head of Investment Strategy UK

    Kempen Capital Management

  • Roger Mattingly

    Roger Mattingly

    Trustee Director

    Ross Trustees

  • Kedi Huang

    Kedi Huang

    UK Chief Investment Officer

    Aspen Insurance Group

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: How can asset owners use Private Markets to achieve ESG aims?

11:15 AM - 11:55 AM
MORNING REFRESHMENTS & NETWORKING

11:55 AM - 1:35 PM
TALKING TABLE WORKSHOPS
1:35 PM - 2:20 PM
LUNCH

2:20 PM - 2:50 PM
PRIVATE MARKETS INVESTMENTS FOR DC SCHEMES: Keynote Presentation: Issues for DC schemes when investing in private markets

  • Robin Ellison

    Robin Ellison

    Chairman

    Cambridge Colleges Federated Pensions Scheme

2:20 PM - 2:50 PM
ASSET ALLOCATION & INVESTMENT STRATEGY: Keynote Presentation: How to make sure you are implementing net-zero into your Private Markets strategy

  • Cleo Fitzsimons

    Cleo Fitzsimons

    Head of Responsible Investment

    Pension Insurance Corporation

2:50 PM - 3:20 PM
PRIVATE MARKETS INVESTMENTS FOR DC SCHEMES: Keynote Presentation: Sponsored Session - TBC

2:50 PM - 3:20 PM
ASSET ALLOCATION & INVESTMENT STRATEGY: Keynote Presentation: How can secondary markets help to mitigate issues around liquidity in private markets?

  • Cleo Fitzsimons

    Cleo Fitzsimons

    Head of Responsible Investment

    Pension Insurance Corporation

3:20 PM - 4:00 PM
PRIVATE MARKETS INVESTMENTS FOR DC SCHEMES: Panel Discussion: The challenges & opportunities for DC scheme investment in Private Markets; Regulation, Administration & Governance

  • Paul Bucksey

    Paul Bucksey

    Chief Investment Officer

    Smart Pensions

  • Andrew Warwick-Thompson

    Andrew Warwick-Thompson

    Chair of Trustees

    Scottish Widows Master Trust

  • Emma Matthews

    Emma Matthews

    Head of Investment

    NOW:Pensions

3:20 PM - 4:00 PM
ASSET ALLOCATION & INVESTMENT STRATEGY: Panel Discussion: Which asset classes and investment structures represent the best investment opportunity?

  • Dimitri Senik

    Dimitri Senik

    Leader of Investor Trust Services

    PwC Switzerland

  • Daniel Blamont

    Daniel Blamont

    Group Investment Operations Director

    Royal London

  • Chris Palmer

    Chris Palmer

    Head of Illiquid Assets Origination

    Phoenix Group

4:00 PM - 4:40 PM
KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Interest rates, monetary policy, and inflation: Global economic recovery and the role of private markets

  • Suren Thiru

    Suren Thiru

    Economics Director

    ICAEW

4:40 PM - 5:30 PM
END OF CONFERENCE & DRINKS RECEPTION

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