Are ‘LPs’ becoming ‘GPs’? Drivers and challenges for alternatives investing

Presented by

Mark Austin and Stuart Lawson, Northern Trust; James Alexander, Accenture; Brendan Maton, IPE

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As institutional investors /pension schemes boost their exposure to alternative assets at transformational levels, they are exploring a variety of ways to access the investments. An evolving approach is to venture beyond the investor role by entering the realm of the asset manager and establishing their own investment vehicles. This can offer advantages such as full alignment to their requirements and greater control. Yet it also requires a high level of in-house expertise and operational considerations. The webcast will: • Examine the drivers and challenges for investment in alternative assets • Explore the changing relationship between ‘LPs’ and ‘GPs’ • Outline key considerations for direct investment Presented by: - Mark Austin, Head of UK Institutional Investor Group, Northern Trust - Stuart Lawson, Senior Product Manager, Alternatives, Northern Trust - James Alexander, UK Wealth and Asset Management at Accenture Moderated by: - Brendan Maton, IPE

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