The 3rd edition of the Lugano Commodity Forum (LCF) is the most important event dedicated to commodity traders, users and investors (coal, steel, base & precious metals, oil & gas, agricultural commodities, shipping and other services), organized in the Italian part of Switzerland (Canton of Ticino).
LCF represents a unique opportunity to:
Meet and develop synergies with a diverse number of players based in the area and internationally (International Trading Companies, Producers, Service Providers, Specialized Asset Managers …);
Discuss main issues and opportunities in the sector with real experts, by attending free seminars;
Provide updates about recent most innovative services/products for the Commodity sector (workshops);
Gain visibility thanks to a competitive Exhibiting & Sponsorship package.
The Forum will take place for the first time at the prestigious PALAZZO dei CONGRESSI of LUGANO on the 4th and 5th June, 2014 and will host an exhibition area, besides a number of specialized conferences and workshops.
Thu, 19/02/2015 - 18:04
Read how managers seeking to distribute in Europe can appoint a third party AIFM (or ManCo), and the fund distribution benefits this can bring, both for new fund launches and redomiciled funds... »
Tue, 10/02/2015 - 13:49
Global gross domestic product (GDP) growth should accelerate somewhat in 2015 and 2016 from the pace of the last three years because of much lower oil prices, the avoidance of special drags on the world economy, and continuing easy monetary policies from global central banks, according to BNY Mellon Chief Economist Richard Hoey. Hoey (pictured) made the comments in his February outlook. ... »
Fri, 30/01/2015 - 10:12
55% of private equity firms surveyed by Preqin at the end of 2014 stated they would deploy greater levels of capital in 2015, although 39% suggested it is more difficult to find attractive investments. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin comments: ... »
Wed, 14/01/2015 - 13:22
Over half of infrastructure funds that closed in 2014 exceeded their fundraising target, up from 37% of funds in 2013. Andrew Moylan, Preqin’s Head of Real Assets Products, takes a look at infrastructure fundraising over the last 12 months: ... »
Tue, 20/01/2015 - 12:26
977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising: ... »