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Webinars

Stay current with our online webinars featuring commentary from industry experts on the most pressing topics in alternatives.

Webinar – November 2020

Setting up a Fund Management Company for Chinese Asset Managers in Singapore

 

Alter Domus and PwC Singapore experts shared their key considerations for setting up a fund in Singapore. The two-part session covered the different tax incentives for Chinese asset managers who plan to establish their fund management activities in Singapore, as well as licensing aspects for fund managers with the Monetary Authority of Singapore. To provide a complete picture of how to set up a fund in Singapore, they also highlighted the key service providers required throughout a fund’s lifecycle. This webinar was held in Mandarin.

 

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Setting up a Fund Management Company in Singapore


Webinar – September 2020

Aircraft Leasing in a New World

 

These are unprecedented times in the aviation industry and the decline in traffic demand due to Covid-19 and restrictions on travel are affecting all regions. In this exclusive webinar, a panel of experts discussed the true impact of the crisis and examined ways for the aviation financing and leasing sector to begin looking ahead.

 

Speakers included:

  • Adam Beringer, Shareholder, Vedder Price

  • David Crull, Chief Financial Officer, Aero Capital Solutions

  • Rose Neale, Managing Counsel, Castlelake

  • Peter O’Hare, Partner, Watson Farley & Williams

  • Andrea Debattista, Senior Manager, Alter Domus

 

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Webinar – October 2020

Looking Back to Plan Moving Forward

 

Following hot on the heels of our “Covid-19: A New Landscape Emerges” survey undertaken in July, this webinar shared client and market feedback from the survey and further explored the fund and ManCo landscapes to see how people, technology and the liability environment have performed and can better prepare as we sit mid-year into the Covid-19 pandemic.

 

Speakers included:

  • Antonis Anastasiou, Managing Director, Alter Domus Management Company S.A.
  • Calvin Barnes, Partner, Lockton Companies LLP
  • Christopher Kramer, Underwriter and Head of Financial Institutions, Zurich Insurance Company plc, Belgium

 

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Looking Back to Plan Moving Forward


Webinar – July 2020

Preqin’s Alternatives in Europe

 

Europe has been hit harder than any other in economic terms. Fundraising and deal activity are down, but niche areas such as distressed debt and opportunistic real estate continue to attract strong interest. In a webinar held in September, a panel of experts discussed data from Preqin's Alternatives in Europe report and a explored the prospects for each asset class to offer forward-looking insights into what the industry can expect.

 

Speakers included:

  • Sandra Legrand, Regional Executive Europe, Alter Domus

  • Andreas Ochsenkühn, Head of Portfolio Management/Infrastructure, KGAL Investment Management GmbH & Co. KG

  • Guy Lodewyckx, Head of Private Markets Multi-Management, Amundi

 

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Preqin's Alternatives in Europe


Webinar – July 2020

Evolution of the UK & European Debt Market

 

Ten years after private debt funds began the systemic shift in provision of debt away from banks, the industry is maturing but now faces its first real test in the Covid-19 economic crisis. In a webinar held in July, a panel of experts debated why this will be a defining time for the industry, both confirming its role as an alternative source of debt capital and probing managers’ abilities in a downturn.

 

Speakers included:

  • Paul Shea, Founding Partner, Beechbrook
  • Salvatore Ruocco, Finance Director, Permira Debt Managers
  • Alex Amos, Partner, Macfarlanes LLP

  • Spencer Wells, Sub Regional Head of Europe, Alter Domus

 

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Webinar – July 2020

Opportunities in the Post-Covid-19 Economy – A Private Equity Investment Perspective

 

What is the economic outlook in the post-COVID-19 world? How can fund managers grasp the post-pandemic risks and opportunities? In a webinbar hosted in July, experts discussed private equity investment opportunities and risk mitigation know-hows in the post-pandemic market. Attendees gained practical insights on investments and fund raising in a disrupted market.

 

Speakers included:

  • Nathan Chow, Senior Economist, DBS Bank Hong Kong
  • Valerie Wong, Principal, Mercer Alternatives
  • Nicholas Plowman, Practice Partner and Head of Investment Funds team in Asia, Ogier
  • Johnson Har, Head of Hong Kong SAR, Alter Domus
  • Douglas Wong, Head of Property & Casualty, Chubb Insurance Hong Kong Limited

 

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Opportunities in the Post-Covid-19 Economy


Webinar – May 2020

US Managers Must Navigate New Fundraising Routes to Europe

 

To support large capital-raising exercises involving a wide range of institutional investors, US managers are increasingly establishing global fund platforms either through parallel fund structures or with feeder fund structures that may include US, offshore and European sleeves. In a moderated webinar in May, experts discussed the regulations affecting US fund managers with fundraising activities in Europe, options for winning commitments from European insitutional investors, pre-marketing and marketing strategies, fund structuring trends, LP views, administrative challenges, and more.

 

 

Speakers included:

 

  • Alexandre J. Pouchard, Partner, Ernst & Young LLP
  • James Hays, Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
  • Antonis Anastasiou, Managing Director, Alter Domus Management Company

 

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US Managers Must Navigate New Fundraising Routes to Europe

 

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