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LUXEMBOURG: EUROPE’S LEADING HUB FOR FUNDS 

European directives relating to mutual funds and alternative investments have been key to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg’s success as a leading centre for financial services. Its enviable line-up of banks, law firms and investment houses means the jurisdiction is proving an attractive destination for UK, US and Asian businesses to shift some of their operations to during uncertain times following the Brexit referendum.

 
Can Luxembourg attract, train and absorb enough qualified staff to service the expected surge of new business and can the country’s financial sector identify enough new niches to continue its steady growth? In PWM’s Spotlight Series, Yuri Bender, editor-in-chief of Professional Wealth Management, speaks to leading figures in Luxembourg’s financial services industry about the strengths of the jurisdiction and challenges ahead.

In discussion:

Luxembourg: open for business - Following the Brexit referendum, investment firms from the UK, US and Asia are looking for an efficient European hub to register and service their products. Denise Voss, chairman of Alfi, the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry, talks about the country's advantages for distribution, technology and regulation

What can a Luxembourg fund management company offer? - As well as overseeing marketing, risk management and due diligence for global investment houses, Luxembourg-based management companies can protect customers and work with partners in London and Dublin

Inside the Luxembourg toolbox - A whistle-stop tour of the top investment products Luxembourg has to offer, including mutual funds and alternative investments buying into real estate, private equity and infrastructure

Luxembourg's fintech revolution - Connecting banks, fund managers, lawyers and custodians with technology providers can increase efficiency, cut costs, aggregate data and offer access to information on the move

 

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    Spotlight series

    In conversation with

    Denise Voss, Chairman, ALFI

    Revel Wood, CEO FundRock Management Company

    Claude Niedner, Investment Management and Private Equity & Real Estate Partner, Arendt & Medernach

    Gilles Dusemon, Private Equity and Real Estate Partner, Arendt & Medernach

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