Private Wealth Europe–Autumn Forum Milan | November 7, 2019 Request Agenda

The Private Wealth Europe Forum is the flagship meeting for our private wealth series in the EMEA region and the leading wealth management, wealth planning and international investment management meeting for private banks, HNWIs, wealth managers and family offices from Europe.

The investor focused meeting brings together 300 industry leaders from the private wealth management field for a one-day conference discussing strategies to protect, preserve and grow wealth. 

Panel sessions will provide attendees with updated peer education on asset allocation, wealth management, asset protection, succession planning, private client management, offshore structuring, tax, trust and estate planning.

The program is structured around high level content with more than ten hours of targeted networking sessions, making this forum an excellent occasion to exchange some ideas about the latest trends with prominent leaders from the private wealth management world.


Xavier Moreno, Chairman and Managing Partner, Astorg

Xavier Moreno is Chairman and Managing Partner of Astorg, a leading Private Equity Fund management company based in Paris and London. Founded by its 3 Managing Partners in 1998, Astorg manages over 4 billion€ of PE funds dedicated to buy out transactions in France and Europe. Before creating Astorg, Xavier Moreno was an Executive Vice President of the Suez Group, in charge of the industrial portfolio and private equity activities in Europe, Asia and North America.

Prior to 1991, he was for 5 years head of Sanofi Agrovet division (animal health and seeds) and Member of the Group Executive Committee. From 1976 to 1985, he held several positions at the French Treasury, a department of the Ministry of Finance, with responsibility in the financial market, the control of state owned companies and, from 1980 to 1982, as Financial Attaché for South America based in Brazil.

Xavier Moreno chaired the French Private Equity Trade Association (AFIC) from 2002 to 2003 and has been a member of its Board from 2000 to 2004 and from 2010 to 2014. Xavier Moreno is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique, the Institut d'Etude Politiques de Paris (IEP Paris) and the Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA).

Erik Thyssen, Managing Director, AlpInvest Partners

Erik is a Managing Director in the Co-Investment Team. He is a member of the Investment Committee. Erik co-founded AlpInvest Partners and has 25 years’ experience in financial services. Prior to co-founding AlpInvest he was with Fortis Bank Nederland, where he was an Executive Board Member responsible for commercial banking. Previously, he was at Generale Bank. Erik received an LL.M magna cum laude from Antwerp University and has completed the CEDEP-INSEAD General Management Program. He represents AlpInvest Partners on the Board of Mediq.

Stuart Fiertz Co-Founder, President and Director of Research, Cheyne Capital

Stuart Fiertz is the Co-Founder, President and Director of Research of Cheyne Capital Management (UK) LLP. From 1991 to June 2000, and prior to establishing Cheyne Capital, Stuart worked for Morgan Stanley where he was responsible for the development and implementation of customised portfolio strategies and for credit research in the convertible bond management practice. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Stuart was an equity research analyst for the Value Line Investment Survey, and a high yield credit analyst in Boston at Merrill Lynch and in New York at Lehman Brothers. Stuart is a CFA® charterholder and a CAIA designee. He is also on the board of the CFA Society of the UK, a council director of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), chairman of the AIMA Alternative Credit Council and a Founder of the Standards Board for Alternative Investments. Stuart was educated at the International School of Geneva and at Dartmouth College where he was awarded a BA degree in Political Science and Economics.


Key Discussion Topics

    Learn how local and regional clients are growing their assets and protecting their wealth.

    Learn about the latest regulations.

    Learn about the emerging trends in Europe

    Private equity, hedge funds, real estate, commodities, and esoteric asset classes all hold appeal for wealthy families. How do we demystify allocations outside the traditional markets?

    How can effective governance structures face the challenges of family, business, financial and legacy continuity in order to sustain and preserve wealth for generations to come?


    Sponsorship is only available upon invitation and Markets Group reserves the right to refuse sponsorship from any organization or individual deemed by Markets Group to be incompatible with the event. Markets Group forum sessions are closed to all media/press and video/audio recording is explicitly prohibited within the venue.



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