Ninth Annual European Alternative Investments Conference

Calendar October 5, 2017

Duff & Phelps is pleased to confirm our Ninth Annual European Alternative Investments Conference agenda meets CPD accreditation guidelines. 

Register for the conference

8:30 a.m.

Registration and breakfast 

9:00 a.m. 

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Yann Magnan, EMEA Leader, Duff & Phelps

9:15 a.m. 

Fireside Chat: (9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

The alphabet soup of valuation regulation: IPEV, IVSC, CEIV, CVFI, AICPA PE/VC!  With new valuation credentials being established in the US, a push to adopt IVSC valuation standards global, and the long awaited AICPA PE/VC valuation guide expected early in 2018, where does IPEV fit and what valuation regime should managers and investors follow?

  • David Larsen, Managing Director, Duff & Phelps and Advisor to the Board of IPEV

  • Paul Cunningham, Helios Capital, IPEV Chair

  • Neil Harding, 3i, IPEV Board

10:00 a.m. 

Panel Discussion: Fund Leverage – A Debate on the Risks and Returns of Subscription Lines for Alternative Funds

  • Ryan McNelley, Managing Director, Duff & Phelps

  • David Lindstrom, MetLife

  • Richard Sehayek, Credit Suisse

  • Slade Spalding, Investec Fund Finance  

10:45 am 

Coffee break

11:15 a.m. 

Secondaries Can Do That? Highlighting Recent Innovative Deals in the Secondary Fund Market

  • Richard Olson, Duff & Phelps

  • Vjerana Spajic, VP 17Capital

  • Ted Craig, MJ Hudson 

  • Yann Robard, Whitehorse Liquidity Partners

  • Andrew Hawkins, ICG

12:00 p.m.

Keynote (12:00 to 1.00 p.m.)

The Geopolitical Recession
Lord (Mark) Malloch-Brown KCMG PC

Mark Malloch-Brown served as United Nations’ Deputy Secretary General, Vice Chairman of
the Soros investment funds and the World Economic Forum. He was also the Prime Minister’s
envoy for the London G20 Summit, and Foreign Office Minister with responsibility for Africa
and Asia - with a seat in the Cabinet. He has a remarkable breadth of leadership experience
and insight across international politics, investment and development. 

1:00 p.m. 

Closing Remarks

1:15 p.m. 


2:15 p.m. 

Workshops - please select one

Valuation: New Regulation and Guidance - will GPs and LPs Need to Enhance Their Valuation Procedures?
Presented by David Larsen, Managing Director, Portfolio Valuation at Duff & Phelps and Advisor to the Board of IPEV

Substance and Convergence: Practical Considerations for Asset Managers in a Post Brexit World
Presented by Killian Buckley, Head of Regulatory and Compliance Consulting in Ireland and Alan Picone, Global Head of Risk and Management Company Solutions, Duff & Phelps

Secondaries Case Studies: GP-led Solutions
Presented by Richard Olson, Managing Director, Secondary Market Advisory, Duff & Phelps 

3:15 p.m. 

Conference Conclusion

Refreshments available


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