DACH Alternatives and Real Assets Virtual Symposium

4th Nov - 5th Nov 2020
Virtual Event

This annual summit, taking place virtually this year, will bring together Heads of Alternatives, Heads of Real Estate, Heads of Hedge Funds, as well as interested Chief Investment Officers to discuss investing in real assets and alternatives. The virtual setting will remain private and confidential, with all discussions being held under the Chatham House Rule.

Language: German and English

Register Your Interest

Participation is strictly limited to qualified executives. Once registered, a member of the Institutional Investor team will be in touch to confirm attendance. Due to capacity restraints, all registrations will be accepted on a first come first serve basis.


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How Resilient Are Alternatives Portfolios?

The agenda is curated by an expert advisory board and includes relevant topics of common interest in the DACH investment community. Last year, topics included:

  • The Drive for Efficient Execution in Alternatives in the Face of Limited Resources
  • What Does Private Markets Data Tell Us about the Health of the European Economy
  • Dealing with Yield Compression in Infrastructure
  • ILS in Review: Weathering the Storm
  • What to do with Farmland and Forestry
  • Integrating ESG into a Portfolio of Alternatives - Risk Management or Thematic Opportunity

The full 2019 agenda is available for download here

To enquire about or to provide input for the 2020 agenda, please contact Nouri Verghese

  • Wednesday November 4
  • Thursday November 5
  • 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM CET

    The COVID Portfolio Post-Mortem: How Did Your Portfolio Perform?

    Plenary Panel

  • 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM CET

    COVID-19 Portfolio Post-Mortems: Assessing Vulnerabilities and Preparing for the Next Big Tail Risks

    Think Tanks

  • Concurrent Panels

  • 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM CET

    1.Investing in SDGs and the Global Energy Transition


  • 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM CET

    2.The Future of Real Estate: When Long-Term Trend Becomes Short-Term Risk


  • 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM CET

    The Mid-Way Point: Re-Assessing Risk, Vulnerabilities and Valuations in Alternatives

    Plenary Panel

  • 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM CET

    Valuations and Impairments in an Inflated World

    Think Tanks

  • 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM CET

    Due Diligence in the Webinar Age

    Think Tanks

  • 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM CET

    Post-Vaccine Positioning: Pacing, Portfolio Structure and Future Cash-Flow Predictions

    Plenary Panel

2019 Attendees

Last year, we welcomed 45 senior investment officials from funds such as:

ABB Group Pension
Aksia LLC
ASGA PK des Gewerbes
ATF Group
Banque Cantonale de Genever
CERN Pension Fund
Complementa Investment-Controlling AG

Crossbow Partners AG
Eastinwest SA
ECOFIN Investment Consulting AG
Harcourt, Vontobel
Helaba Invest
NEST Sammelstiftung
Novartis International AG
OptiCrest SA
Ortec Finance

Pensionskasse SBB
Pensionskasse Stadt Zürich
Albers Gruppe
Retraites Populaires
SIGLO Capital Advisors AG
StepStone Global
TKP Investments
Willis Towers Watson
Zürich Insurance Company Ltd
Zürich Invest AG
Zürich Investment Foundation


For Asset Owners interested in participating, please contact:

Christian Elemele

Investor Relations Manager
+44 (0) 207 779 8229

For Asset Managers interested in membership opportunity, please contact:

Stefanie Sables

Head of Sales, Europe & Middle East
+44 (0) 207 303 1712