Solar energy is rapidly becoming an interesting option for all kinds of (institutional) investors and (pension) funds, since it is now possible to invest directly in solar assets.
This 1-day conference enables you to deepen your insights in PV as an investment opportunity and learn from concrete experiences, cases and in-depth discussions. The focus will be focused on the most interesting secondary markets for solar PV assets in Europe: Italy, Germany, France and the UK.
This one day workshop is designed specifically to examine the COBS rules from an operational perspective
Key areas of COBS for Operations
Communications with clients
Information about the firm, its services and remuneration
Dealing and Managing
Providing product information to clients
Reporting information to clients
The course is designed to provide a detailed overview of fund operations and regulations.
The course objective:
To understand operational activities and relevant regulatory provisions
To gain an appreciation of the controls environments that you would expect to see in place in respect of each operational activity
To negate the risks which those controls activities are intended to address
The course will consider:
Operational best-practice range of compliance and audit activities
The role of meaningful Management Information
Benefit from a Workshop Environment and the Practical Application of Key Issues:
The programme is designed for those who are seeking to gain an end-to-end understanding of the fund administration lifecycle and of the requirements of the FCA COLL Sourcebook.
Alternative Investor has been designed to aid Family Offices, Pension Funds, Endowments & other Institutional Investors when deciding which alternative strategies to pursue.
The one-day forum covers the entire spectrum of alternative investments, with expert contributions from the leaders in Private Equity, Real Estate, Infrastructure, Private Debt & Hedge Funds.
The only conference dedicated to choosing fund managers and assessing manager skill
Fund Manager Selection (FMS) is a unique event focused on the complex and increasingly important area of assessing and choosing external asset managers.
As a manager, FMS 2014 will help you discover what top institutional investors, trustees, family offices, multi-managers & consultants are looking for and how you can improve your investment processes.
Investors will gain a valuable opportunity to engage in a broad discussion of how the asset management industry can better serve the needs of professional institutional investors as well a chance to meet their peers and hear how the best in the business set mandates and selet their managers.
Conference: 13-14 May 2014, Post-Conference Workshop 15 May.
Infoline’s inaugural Fund Governance Conference promotes the latest guidance on new responsibilities faced by alternative funds. Thought leaders from funds alongside industry experts will share guidance and best practice approaches to meeting the challenges of governance, regulation and economic factors which are shaping the market through 2014 and beyond.
P2P lending, investing in online invoices and crowdfunding - the Alternative Finance space is growing at a phenomenal rate with 2014 likely to be the biggest year yet for investors!
Every week seems to bring new opportunities (and talk of tax breaks!) and that means that professional advisers and investment managers need to understand the true scale of opportunity represented by this disruptive sector.
What are the likely returns from lending to businesses and consumers through P2P platforms?
Can investment managers construct short duration diversified portfolios of invoice based investments?
Can crowdfunding opportunities sit alongside EIS structures and venture capital?
Which platforms will be tomorrow's dominant brands and how can I invest in them?
AltFi aims to answer all of these questions and much more! We'll feature all the major platforms from Europe as well as some of the biggest VC and PE investors in this fast growing, disruptive space.
The private debt fund market has seen a huge expansion and is currently an incredibly fast growing asset class.
Attend the 4th Annual Private Debt Investor Forum to gain a full understanding of the opportunities this expansion offers, addressing the current market and future outlook for investing in private debt instruments.