In the ever-evolving landscape of investment, alternative assets have emerged as a dynamic and increasingly important category. As traditional asset classes like stocks and bonds continue to provide returns that are subject to market fluctuations, investors are seeking diversification and new avenues for growth. This programme delves into the world of alternative assets, exploring their unique investment approaches, the role of funds as vehicles for deploying these strategies, and the intricacies of performance measurement.
This course provides an overview of alternative assets with a focus on Private Equity (PE), Venture Capital (VC), Infrastructure Investments and fund vehicles. The course covers the actors in alternative assets, their approach to structuring, managing and exiting investments. It focuses on types of investments targeted as well as investment structures, vehicles, set-ups and incentive mechanisms used in fund vehicles. The course shows how alternative asset funds raise, deploy and harvest capital. It aims to provide an understanding of the players and methods in PE and infrastructure as alternative asset classes.
Introduction – what alternative assets
Investment approach of different alternative asset types
Funds as vehicles to deploy alternative asset strategies
Fund-of-Funds in alternative assets
Alternative assets in Luxembourg
The course is conceived as introductory course into alternative assets. It targets financial sector professionals in Luxembourg wanting to get a general overview of alternative assets.
The training material will be handed out at the beginning of the course.