Munich, 25 October 2018
The DACH INFRASTRUCTURE OPEN SPACE (“DIOS”) Forum is a private event held on behalf of and by opinion leaders in the area of infrastructure investment & finance from Germany, Austria and Switzerland (the “DACH” countries) and beyond.
The seniority and the high caliber of the participants combined with an open and dialogue-based event format will enable relationships to be established or cemented in an exclusive environment.
The setting and atmosphere of the forum facilitates a constructive exchange on the latest and most innovative topics relating to infrastructure investments. The innovative and intimate character of the forum allows a direct dialogue to be held between decision-makers at investor level, leading infrastructure asset managers, project developers, infrastructure firms and other important players in infrastructure markets.
The small scale of the private event – DIOS 3 is restricted to 40 participants – is ideal to meet, do deals and create new relationships at top level.
DIOS 3 is THE most significant event for all participants on the topic of the options available for investing in infrastructure in the DACH region.
From the perspective of investors:
- Find out at first hand from top-level market players and other institutional investors about the challenges in asset allocation and successful investment strategies in the infrastructure segment.
- Exchange ideas and information in an atmosphere of confidentiality with ample opportunity to make contacts.
- Meeting point for significant market players from the areas of asset management and noted experts who can advise you regarding capital allocation and explain the various options open to you.
- DIOS 1 and DIOS 2 received excellent rounded net promotor scores of 9 out of 10 possible points from participants.
From the perspective of asset managers and experts:
- Position and represent your firm in front of the most important institutional investors in the DACH universe.
From the perspective of advisers and service providers:
- Make contact with key investors in the DACH region with a view to establishing new business relations.
The 3rd DACH INFRASTRUCTURE OPEN SPACE 2018 is primarily aimed at key decision-makers in insurance firms and pension funds.
The idea behind the event is to connect CIOs and CROs, heads of capital investment / heads of alternative investments/infrastructure and senior asset managers in the infrastructure segment.
The agenda comprises the most important themes driving infrastructure investment strategies as identified by investment managers, the investor community and thought leaders from the industry.
Topics discussed at DIOS 3:
- Key 2018 Global Infrastructure Trends and Outlook
- Infrastructure Equity – Turning Challenges into Opportunities
- Liquidity Solutions in Infrastructure – The Infrastructure Secondary Market
- Infrastructure Debt – Global Perspective and DACH Investor Expectations
- Renewable Energy – Changing Landscape and Opportunity Set
- 2018 GRESB Results – Insights into the ESG performance of infrastructure portfolios across the world
- Sustainable Infrastructure – Why Green Infrastructure Should be a Priority
- Digital Future of Infrastructure — How Technology and Services drive New Business Models.
Absolut|report (www.absolut-report.de) has been launched in 2001 and is now the leading independent publication for institutional investors in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Covering all topics of interest to institutional investors Absolut|report focuses on innovations and new developments for the institutional asset management industry. Investment strategies in all asset classes, along with risk management, legal and taxation aspects are provided by science and industry experts.
In combination with Absolut|performance, our web platform and our professional approach, we provide direct access to institutional investors’ decision makers through our outstanding quality and prestigious platform. Absolut|report and Absolut|performance are, like all our publications, available through an annual subscription.
Bundesverband Alternative Investments e.V. (BAI – www.bvai.de) is the central advocacy association for the alternative investment industry sector in Germany.
The BAI serves as a catalyst between institutional and professional German investors and recognized providers of alternative investment products worldwide. Particularly, one goal is to make it easier for institutional and professional German investors to more effectively diversify their financial assets into Alternative Investments, especially as many of those investors are responsible for safeguarding long-term retirement pensions.
Another core task of the organization is to improve public awareness and enhance the understanding of asset classes and strategies in public. The BAI maintains an intense dialogue with political institutions as well as supervisory bodies. Furthermore, the BAI cooperates with various national and international organizations and industry associations. It advocates for legal reforms to design an attractive and competitive regulatory environment for Alternative Investments in Germany.
At present, BAI counts 200 members from all areas of the professional alternative investments sector.
ICA (www.ic-ica.com) provides investment advisory and capital raising services and delivers unique, exclusive investor events.
The focus of the firm lies on tailor-made investment solutions in the private equity, private debt and real assets sectors.
In addition to that, ICA helps raising funds for alternative investment firms. The firm takes on a limited number of assignments each year, preferring to work on a tailored basis with each mandate specified and executed to best suit its client.
ICA is owner-managed and headquartered in Munich/Germany.
Stafford Capital Partners (www.staffordcp.com) is a leading private markets investment and advisory group with a global presence and USD 4.1 billion under management and advice. Stafford works with a wide range of institutions to deliver returns through active investing across the private markets. Stafford is specialist in a range of real assets including Timberland, Infrastructure, Agriculture and maintains a high proportion of secondary transactions across the various asset classes.
Stafford is owned entirely by its principals who have spent their careers investing in the private markets on behalf of clients with relationships spanning decades. While underpinned by investment performance, Stafford supports clients with complete integrity, open communication and a philosophy of responsible investing.
HSH is one of Germany’s leading project financing banks, especially in the key focus sectors Infrastructure & Energy. In both areas, HSH holds a significant market share in Europe and works in close corporation with institutional investors and other syndicate partners in various forms: direct loans, cash & non-cash risk sub-participation, club deals and fund-based financial arrangements.
HSH offers many years of experience in the financing business, good market access and extensive origination know-how. HSH has a close network in the European market and reliable customer relationships based on partnerships. Within the Infrastructure sector HSH provides support to projects in the rail, road, port, airport, social and public projects as well as telecommunications and energy infrastructure sectors. Overall the relevant team closes around 20 transactions per year in these sectors. The volume of the Infrastructure & Logistic Portfolio comprises EUR 1.9 bn.
GRESB is an investor-driven organization that is transforming the way we assess the environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance of real assets globally, including real estate portfolios and infrastructure assets. Over 75 institutional investors, collectively representing over USD 18 trillion in institutional capital, use GRESB data and analytical tools in their investment management and engagement process, with a clear goal to optimize the risk/return profile of their investments.
Sofitel Munich Bayerpost
Phone: +49 89 599 480
Fax: +49 89 599 481 000
- BOARDROOM B
- A magnifique meeting room on the hotel´s fifth floor for exclusive business events.
3rd DACH Infrastructure Open Space 2018 (DIOS 3)
Date: DIOS 3 will take place on 25 October 2018. Registration will start at 8:45 a.m. on the 5th floor of the conference hotel. The main event will start at 9:30 a.m.
Venue: Sofitel Munich Bayerpost, Bayerstrasse 12, 80335 Munich, Germany
Tel: +49 89 125 01 80 30