About the Organisers
Forum Europe www.forum-europe.com
Forum Europe is the leading EU dedicated conference and event provider. Founded in 1989 and with offices at the heart of the European Union in Brussels, Forum Europe specialises in EU focussed political and economic conferences and debates. We work successfully with businesses, institutions, NGOs and governments alike while organising our own portfolio of sector leading events.
The Forum Europe team consists of multilingual EU policy and events specialists and our strategic services can maintain and develop your networks at EU level while delivering forums where key issues can be aired and debated.
You can find out more about us by going to www.forum-europe.com
Assonime - Association of Joint Stock Companies incorporated in Italy - is a long-established business association and think-tank set up by companies in different branches of activities (industry, finance, services and public utilities). Since its establishment in 1910 it has gained a reputation as a leading centre for analysis of national and European regulation and has become a leading advocate of the need to establish well-functioning market institutions.
Its mission is:
- to contribute to a regulatory framework that encourages enterprise and investment;
- to promote the interpretation, adaptation and application of rules governing economic activities so as to improve market functioning;
- to help members to apply existing rules.
Barclays PLC www.barclays.com
Barclays is a major global financial services provider engaged in personal banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking and wealth and investment management with an extensive international presence in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia. With over 300 years of history and expertise in banking, Barclays operates in over 50 countries and employs 140,000 people.
Kreab is a world leading communications consultancy. We provide independent and strategic advice on high-stakes financial, corporate and public affairs communications.
With operations in 25 countries, and over 350 highly experienced consultants, we offer communications counsel to the highest levels within companies, organizations, governments and governmental agencies.
Managed Funds Association (MFA) www.managedfunds.org
The Managed Funds Association (MFA) represents the global alternative investment industry and its investors by advocating for sound industry practices and public policies that foster efficient, transparent, and fair capital markets. MFA, based in Washington, DC, is an advocacy, education, and communications organization established to enable hedge fund and managed futures firms in the alternative investment industry to participate in public policy discourse, share best practices and learn from peers, and communicate the industry’s contributions to the global economy. MFA members help pension plans, university endowments, charitable organizations, qualified individuals and other institutional investors to diversify their investments, manage risk, and generate attractive returns. MFA has cultivated a global membership and actively engages with regulators and policy makers in Asia, Europe, North and South America, and all other regions where MFA members are market participants.
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Cassa Depositi e Prestiti www.cdp.it
Cassa depositi e prestiti (Cdp) is the National Promotional Institution that has supported the Italian economy since 1850. It finances public investments, nurtures international cooperation and is the catalyst for the country’s infrastructure growth. It backs Italian enterprises, helping them innovate and grow, while fostering their exports and international expansion. As the primary operator in social and affordable housing, Cdp contributes to the growth of the Italian real estate sector and promotes urban transformation. Cdp’s important stimulative role in Italy’s economy is evident in its 2016-2020 Business Plan. During this five-year period, Cdp will inject €160 billion, plus over €100 billion through public and private funds, into the economy to help drive Italian growth.
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The Generali Group is an independent Italian Group, with a strong international presence. It is among the world’s leading insurers, with total premium income exceeding € 74 billion in 2015. With above 76,000 workers in the world, present in over 60 Countries, the Group has a leading position in Western European Countries and an ever more significant presence in the markets of Central and Eastern Europe and in Asia. In 2015, Generali was the sole insurance company included among the 50 smartest companies in the world by the MIT Technology Review.