It has already been announced that Guy Hands, Chairman and Chief
Investment Officer of Terra Firma Capital Partners Limited, will be
the keynote speaker at this year's forum and that it will be
moderated for the sixth successive year by ITV News
anchor, Alastair Stewart OBE.
The annual event is this year titled 'Achieving stability in
a world of change' and takes place on Thursday 14 May in
London. It is once again expected to attract more than 350
Dominic Wheatley, Chief Executive of Guernsey Finance, said:
"I am delighted that we have been able to secure such a
prestigious line up of speakers for this year's forum. I expect
that Guy will be a huge draw for many delegates but the quality of
the other contributors is very high and I am looking forward to
hearing their thoughts on the latest trends and developments within
the asset management sector."
The half day forum will open with the keynote speech from Mr
Hands, who will be providing an insight into the current global
environment and what it means for investment opportunities, such as
private equity. It will be followed by two panel sessions.
The first panel will look at meeting the needs of European
private equity and focus on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting
(BEPS), manager experiences of private placement under the
Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) and the
latest on AIFMD passporting.
The second panel will look at the future of investment entities
including a focus on regulatory issues arising out of AIFMD and
initiatives such as the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)
and the Common Reporting Standard (CRS), case studies on the latest
Initial Public Offering (IPO) innovations and governance
There will also be contributions during the forum from Frank
Oschenfeld of Coller Capital, Michael Calvey from Baring Vostok and
Peter Cornell from Metric Capital.
Michel Davy, a Non-Executive Director and a member of the
Guernsey Funds Forum organising committee, added: "I am very
pleased with the quality and range of speakers we have secured for
this year's forum. They are all able to provide a unique
perspective on the key issues which are impacting the global funds
"With Alastair Stewart back again as moderator, I expect
that he'll be getting right to the heart of matters. This event
should provide delegates with some extremely useful insight into
the asset management sector both now and the future."
Guernsey Funds Forum 2015 is taking place on Thursday 14 May at
etc. venues, 155 Bishopsgate in London, starting at midday with
registration and lunch and concluding with a networking drinks
reception at 5pm.
For more information about delegate, exhibition and sponsorship
opportunities visit www.guernseyfundsforum.com or contact Fiona
Murray by email email@example.com
or telephone +44 (0) 7781 123808. Latest news is available on
Twitter from @GuernseyFinance and updates about the event
specifically can be found using the hashtag #GFF2015.
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