Luxembourg PE-VC Breakfast Conference in Boston (26 May 2016)

Presentation of Luxembourg’s global hub for Private Equity

LPEA presented in Boston for the first time the set of existing structures and competitive advantages of Luxembourg available for US Private Equity and Venture Capital funds willing to create and manage funds in Europe.

Key features:

        • Impact of BEPS
        • The new Reserved Alternative Investment Fund
        • AIFMD & Distribution in Europe
        • Overall PE landscape in Luxembourg
        • The Luxembourg tool box: legal and tax frameworks update and trends
        • Third-party AIFMs
        • Special Limited Partnership
        • Interview with guest GP

Reserve your seat by registering below.

  • 8.00 AM

    Registration & welcome coffee

  • 8.30 AM

    Welcome and introduction

        • Hon. Jean-Claude Knebeler, Consul General of Luxembourg in New York
  • 8.45 AM

    Introduction & Private Equity state of the market in Luxembourg

    • Jerome Wittamer, President of the Luxembourg Private Equity & Venture Capital Association
  • 9.00 AM

    The Luxembourg toolbox. Overview of Luxembourg’s legal and fiscal frameworks’ features and latest trends

    Moderated by Maarten Verjans, Partner PwC Luxembourg

    Key subject: AIFMD & Distribution, Third-party AIFMs, Reserved Alternative Investment Funds (RAIF), Special Limited Partnership and Base Erosion Profit Shifting (BEPS) and Corporate Company Law in Luxembourg.

    Guest speakers:

    • Gilles Dusemon, Arendt & Medernach
    • Nigel Williams, Royalton Partners
    • Nicolas Fermaud, Allen & Overy
    • Frederic Selleslagh, KPMG Luxembourg
    • Dany Teillant, Deloitte Luxembourg
  • 9.50 AM

    Insights from practitioners

    Moderated by Anja Grenner, Private Equity & Real Estate Leader, SGG

    Pierre Weimerskirch, Luxembourg Investment Solutions

  • 10.30 AM


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About LPEA

Luxembourg is well known for its solid financial centre which success is founded on the social and political stability of the Grand Duchy and on a modern legal and regulatory framework that is continuously updated.

Over the years, specific regulatory frameworks have been created for alternative investment funds and venture capital investment funds which, combined with Luxembourg’s openness to the world, has attracted many private equity firms and specialist service providers from all over the world.

LPEA, as the trade association for Private Equity and Venture Capital Players in Luxembourg, is hosting this roadshow to present the country and the conditions which have already attracted some of the major international PE firms to set office in Luxembourg. We expect you to learn first-hand testimonials from some of our players as well as from the service providers who, together with the investors, build a strong and reliable ecosystem.


Union Club
8 Park St, Boston
MA 02108, United States