EUROPEAN INVESTOR SUMMIT 2021

Monday, March 8, 2021
to Friday, March 12, 2021
Monday, March 8, 2021
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Keynote speech: Greg Medcraft, OECD. Driving better outcomes in sustainable investment: priorities for policymakers and tools for investors (OECD)
Publication on the SGSS website at 08:00 am - available afterwards
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Tuesday, March 9, 2021
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Responsible finance panel: outlook for sustainable investment for 2021
Publication on the SGSS website at 08:00 am - available afterwards

“Saving jobs and lives or saving trees?”: in a context of health and economic crisis, should ESG still be the number one concern for investment professionals?

SUSTAINABLE INVESTING IN A POST COVID 19 CONTEXT
- Is the COVID-19 pandemic really changing trends in sustainable investing?
- E may now be a given within the investment industry but what about S & G? Are the social aspects taking more importance in ESG considerations?

REGULATION: THE NEW NORMAL

- How effectively will the regulation promote more sustainable investments?

FIT FOR PURPOSE ESG DATA

- Where are we in terms of the ability to measure the impact of investment strategies?

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Wednesday, March 10, 2021
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Virtual live panel: prospects for the investment industry in a post-Covid world
Connection details will be given later

The post-Covid-19 investment industry: a look at both the clouds and the silver linings for 2021

- What role should the investment industry play in the recovery of the global economy?
- The equity market: post-crisis organic peak, meek resilience or lasting gloominess?
- Fixed incomes and interest rates: the light at the end of the tunnel?
- Active or passive investment: which strategy may be more relevant in this complex market environment?
- Could Covid-19 be the ultimate driver for the general digitisation of the investment industry?
- Will the lockdown and increased digitisation of trade play an accelerating role in the disintermediation of investment and in the direct investments made by private individuals?

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Thursday, March 11, 2021
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Keynote speech: Johanna Kyrklund & Carolina Minio Paluello, Schroders - COVID-19 - The Accelerator
Publication on the SGSS website at 08:00 am - available afterwards

Meeting investors' needs and contributing to economic recovery: a double challenge for the post-Covid investment industry 

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Friday, March 12, 2021
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Private markets panel: what are the prospects in 2021 for a heterogeneous and diversified asset class?
Publication on the SGSS website at 08:00 am - available afterwards

The Covid-19 effect: catalyst, simple bump in the road or game-changer for private markets?

2020 PANORAMA & 2021 PROSPECTS
- How have private assets withstood the COVID-19 crisis in 2020?
- Private debt and private equity: a new world of troubles or opportunities?

INVESTOR BEHAVIOUR AND INVESTMENT STRATEGIES

- New crisis-related practices: towards a paradigm shift in real estate investment strategies?
- Could the current uncertainties lead to investor mistrust of alternative assets? Or, on the contrary, will inflows continue to grow and are we likely to face a relative shortage of available assets?

SUSTAINABLE INVESTING IN PRIVATE MARKETS

- In the current economic climate, can ESG still be a priority when it comes to private markets?
- Are SRI principles a growth driver for unlisted assets?

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