European Family Office Investment Forum 2016

Hotel Okura Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
June 1, 2016 - June 2, 2016

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Opal Group's International Team is excited to bring you the European Family Office Investment Forum. This one day event, with cocktails the night before, will bring together family offices, private investors, and investment managers from all over the world. The Netherlands is an exciting location with endless financial opportunities and investment philosophies. By providing incentives to the world's wealthiest families and institutions, the Netherlands has stimulated exceptional financial growth and advancement. As a source of development and innovation in globalization, solar energy, and fixed income, the Netherlands has become a promising financial hub. This conference will generate engaging discussions on the latest investment trends and be the foundation for stimulating conversations and networking opportunities. We will have eight Opal Exchange 1 on 1 meetings.

Agenda current as of May 31, 2016

17:30

Opening Cocktail Reception

08:00

Registration and Breakfast

09:00

Opening Remarks by our Chairman

Speaker

Deepak Lalwani OBE, Chairman, LALCAP (UK)

09:05

Financial & Investment Officer Roundtable

This panel will consist of investment officers and chief financial officers from highly respected institutions. Panelists will discuss the investment strategies that they expect will drive their investments in the years to come and some of the key issues facing plan sponsors in the current investment environment.

Moderator

Brandon Laughren, Chief Investment Officer, The Laughren Group (SFO)

Panelist

Peter Conrad, Senior Advisor, Essentia Family Office

Panelist

William McNarland, Managing Director, Eiffel Peak Capital (MFO)

Panelist

Aurèle Storno, CIO, Lombard Odier Pension Fund

09:45

Styles & Strategies: Generating Alpha in a Turbulent Environment

Moderator

Brandon Laughren, Chief Investment Officer, The Laughren Group (SFO)

Panelist

Theo Vermaelen, Professor of Finance INSEAD, DIM Funds

Panelist

Marcus Storr, Head of Hedge Funds, Feri Trust GmbH (MFO)

Panelist

Prodi Bhattacharya, Head of Structuring, Mint Partners

Panelist

Mathias Piardon, Senior Hedge Fund Analyst, Ayaltis

10:40

MICROFINANCE – ADDRESSING TOMORROW’S CHALLENGES WHILST ENHANCING PORTFOLIO YIELD

Presentation by

Christoffer Dahlberg, Head of Investor Relations, Symbiotics

11:00

1 on 1 Meetings

12:30

Phoenix From the Flames

Whilst banks continue to struggle, is technology and banking regulation creating a brand new investment opportunity for family offices?

Simon Champ, CEO, MW Eaglewood Europe LLP

12:50

Networking Luncheon

14:00

Property and Real Estate Investing

Moderator

Sasha Bernier, Senior Investment Analyst/Vice-President, Cheltenham Investments (SFO)

Panelist

Christophe de Taurines, Managing Director, Colony Capital, LLC

Panelist

Andris Rengitis, Head of Real Estate Department/Fund Manager, CBL Asset Management

Panelist

Anthony Ritossa, Chairman, RITOSSA Olive Oil & Family Office (SFO)

14:45

1 on 1 Meetings

16:15

Generating Returns by Investing in Real Assets

Moderator

Tushar Patel, Chief Investment Officer, Dhandsa Family Office/HFIM

Panelist

Valdo Petronio, Director, WAAM Solutions SA (MFO)

Panelist

Filippo Runcini, Director, Velocity Classic Auto Fund

Panelist

Christian Selmer, CEO, Valcreco (SFO)

17:00

1 on 1 Meetings

18:00

UNCOMPROMISED IMPACT INVESTING

Moderator

Deepak Lalwani OBE, Chairman, LALCAP (UK)

Panelist

Krispijn Bertoen, Partner, Steward Redqueen

Panelist

Erez Egozi, VP of Finance, Pluristem Therapeutics Inc.

Panelist

Abouzar Rahmani, Founder & CEO, FoodYoung

18:40

PRIVATE EQUITY & VENTURE CAPITAL

Moderator

Deepak Lalwani OBE, Chairman, LALCAP (UK)

Panelist

Dan Choon, Partner, Dyan S.à. r.l. (SFO)

Panelist

Rakeshh Gupta, President, Hinduja Group (MFO)

19:20

Networking Cocktail Reception

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Limited Rooms Available - Please contact Charli Brooks for more information at cbrooks@opalgroup.net or 212.532.9898 x 261

Hotel Okura Amsterdam
Ferdinand Bolstraat 333, 1072 LH Amsterdam, Netherlands


Standard Rate 229 €
Includes 6% VAT, subject to 6% city tax. Current exchange rate will be used at the time reservation is received.

 

  • Rooms are available only to those participants who are registered conference attendees.
  • The name on the form will be the name of the guest room.
  • Rooms are allocated on a first come first serve basis. Room types/rates are subject to availability.
  • Rooms will not be guaranteed without a credit card.

 

Registration Pricing

Earlybird Rate II (expires 5/2/16) Standard Rate
Asset Managers & Service Providers $2,495 $2,695
***Family Offices & Institutional Investors (subject to qualification) Complimentary Complimentary

***Qualified Investment Officers are complimentary subject to Opal Group's approval. Eligibility will be verified. All Qualified Investment Officers must be registered a week prior to the event. There will be no on-site registrations allowed.

Sponsorship, Exhibition & Speaking Opportunities 212.532.9898 info@opalgroup.net

No Keynotes at this time

Presented by
  • Evolving Investment Environments for Private & Institutional Investors
  • Alternative Credit and Fixed Income Strategies
  • Capitalizing on Real Asset Investments
  • Meet the Managers & Service Providers Showcase
  • Emerging Markets & Globalization
  • Private Equity/Venture Capital & Angel Investing Opportunities
  • The Importance of Manager Selection and Monitoring
  • Impact Investing: Returns That Have Benefits
  • Next Generation Philanthropy
  • Opportunities in Direct Investing/Co-Investing
  • Hedge Fund Investing: How to Generate Alpha?
  • Emerging Managers: Out Performing Their Larger peers
  • Powering the Future – Investing in Energy
  • Regulation, Compliance and Fiduciary Responsibility

    Great experience! Conference covered broad range of topics, attended by prominent delegates from all areas. Surely recommend family offices, private banks, asset allocators to attend it. Shashi Tiwari

    Black Swan

    The Opal Conference was a great program for family offices and an opportunity to network, learn new ideas and share experiences. Frederick Shepperd

    CEO, Shepperd Investors AG

    Great conference for both Private Investors and their Families and the Investment Professionals. A truly great global network arises from this excellent ambiance. Michael Pullens

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