Capital Markets Union by Politico and L'Agefi
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Sponsors:

Platinum Sponsor

LSEG

London Stock Exchange Group is a diversified global market infrastructure business that operates on an open access model, offering choice and partnership to customers across all of its businesses. Its activities fall into three categories: Capital Formation; Risk and Balance Sheet Management; and Intellectual Property and includes London Stock Exchange, Borsa Italiana, FTSE Russell indexes, ELITE, MillenniumIT and LCH amongst its businesses. Through its platforms, LSEG offers market participants, including retail investors, institutions and SMEs unrivalled access to Europe’s capital markets. The Group also plays a vital economic and social role, enabling companies to access funds for growth and development.

 

 

Gold Sponsor

LSEG

Since 1985, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association has worked to make the global derivatives markets safer and more efficient. Today, ISDA has over 850 member institutions from 66 countries. ISDA’s work in three key areas – reducing counterparty credit risk, increasing transparency, and improving the industry’s operational infrastructure – show the strong commitment of the Association toward its primary goals; to build robust, stable financial markets and a strong financial regulatory framework.

 

 

Lunch Sponsor

Hogan Lovells

Businesses are shifting the way they use the capital markets to deliver on their strategic objectives. With a team of more than 150 – located in all of the world’s major financial hubs, Hogan Lovells’ global Capital Markets lawyers can work with you on the full range of equity and debt capital markets transactions, including structured finance and derivatives products. You name it, we’ve done it.

 


 

Official Broadcaster:

Euronews

Euronews, the most-watched news channel in Europe, is an independent and multi-platform media hub. Euronews covers news worldwide, offering a unique perspective on events through factual analysis. Six hundred journalists, from more than 30 countries, report round-the-clock in currently 13 editions (Arabic, English, Persian, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Turkish and Ukrainian). Established in 1992 in Lyon, France, the media is received by 420 million homes in 158 countries, and offers a complete range of products: websites, smart TV, radio, on-board technology (for cars), and portable technology (mobile apps, smartwatch).

 



Supporting Organizations:

af2i

Af2i is the French association of institutional investors, created in 2002 to gather and represent the different families of institutional investors (insurance companies, pension institutions, foundations, corporate, special and public institutions (CDC, FRR…), to promote institutional asset management techniques, to organize training and transmission of best practices. Af2i wishes also to defend interests of its members in France and in Europe. Each year, Af2i publishes a global survey on investments and assets. Af2i meets 78 institutional investors as members representing more than 2 trillion € of assets under management and 77 asset management companies, asset servicers or providers as associate members.

 

 

TheCityUK

TheCityUK champions UK-based financial and related professional services. We are a membership body, lobbying on the industry’s behalf, producing evidence of its importance to the wider national economy. In the UK, the EU and internationally, we seek to influence policy which drives competitiveness, creating jobs and lasting economic growth. Our authoritative research and economic insight brings together the highest level of government and most senior industry figures, to shape better policy decisions, for the sector and its consumers. TheCityUK produces evidence-based policy proposals on the issues that matter most to our industry, our members and the customers they serve. We promote open markets and seek to create the conditions which lead to business opportunities and economic growth.

 

 

AIMA

The Alternative Investment Management Association is the global representative of the alternative investment industry, with more than 1,700 corporate members in over 50 countries. AIMA's core objective is to provide leadership to the alternative investment industry, and to be its pre-eminent voice globally. AIMA's team engages proactively and constructively in shaping the financial markets reform debate, drawing upon the expertise and diversity of its membership.
 
For further information, please visit AIMA’s website, www.aima.org

 

 

FESE

The Federation of European Securities Exchanges (FESE) represents European public Regulated Markets. Amongst our Membership we have 35 exchanges in equities, bonds, derivatives and commodities through 20 Full Members from 29 countries, as well as 1 Affiliate Member and 1 Observer Member. At the end of 2015, FESE members had 9,201 companies listed on their markets, of which 6% are foreign companies contributing providing broad and liquid access to Europe’s capital markets. Many of our members also organise specialised markets that allow SMEs across Europe to access capital markets; 1,299 companies were listed in these specialised markets/segments in equity, increasing choice for investors and issuers.

 

 

Institut Montaigne

A non-profit organisation based in Paris, the Institut Montaigne is a pioneering independent think tank established in 2000, which aims to play a key role in the democratic debate by bringing together business leaders, government officials, academics and leading figures from wide-ranging horizons. It is a platform for reflections, proposals and experimentations dedicated to public policy in France.

 

 

Event Producer:

Dii

Development Institute International (Dii) is the Paris-based events division of POLITICO media in Europe. Dii produces high-caliber live event programs for our broad range of partner organizations under the POLITICO and Dii brands. Since its founding in 1993, Dii has become the event firm of reference for B2B conferences and trainings, serving managing directors across all sectors. Starting in 2002, our in-house Dii agency has created custom event programs for clients such as The Economist, L’AGEFI, Le Point, Blackrock and KPMG. Today, we are a team of 35 based in the 8th arrondissement. Our parent companies are POLITICO and Axel Springer.