Press

September 2018

« Services to asset managers are now the biggest growth driver. »
17/09/2018 - AGEFI Interview with Christian Heinen.
Christian Heinen, Managing Director, SGG Luxembourg, talks to AGEFI about SGG's position in Luxembourg upon his return after six years spent in Hong Kong and China.

August 2018

Mauritius as an Investment Hub for Africa
13/08/2018 - Into Africa-Graham Sheward
What role can Mauritius play as an investment hub for Africa, at a time where the continent continues to face financing gaps when it comes to the future development of its infrastructure? Energy projects are currently consuming around 60% of African infrastructure investment, and there continues to be significant demand for public and private investment to address the water supply, sanitation and ICT amongst others.

July 2018

INTERVIEW: Meeting the standard
31/07/2018 - Funds Europe - Justin Partington
Nicholas Pratt talks to Justin Partington of specialist administrator SGG about global expansion, private equity standardisation and the threat of disruption.
SGG EVENT: A wealth of options
Funds Global Asia was media partner to an event held in Hong Kong by investor services firm SGG Group to discuss investor options in Asia.

June 2018

A visit to the Big Apple
13/06/2018 - Funds Europe - Justin Partington (SGG Group), Alexandrine Armstrong-Cerfontaine (Goodwin Procter) and Paul Winters (Denham Capital)
SGG Group, a fund administration firm, hosted a seminar in partnership with Funds Europe to brief american asset managers and advisers on the business and regulatory outlook for the EU.
Specialist administrator directory: Impact studies
What impact do you anticipate Brexit will have on your business? SGG has operations in a number of European jurisdictions such as Luxembourg, Amsterdam and France, which are becoming good domicile options for a number of funds, asset management companies and banks relocating from the U.K., as well as for several major insurers from the United States.

May 2018

Compliance for good
04/05/2018 - Investment Europe - Renaud Oury

April 2018

SGG Crossroads : Finance and sustainability
19/04/2018 - Duke - Renaud Oury
Renaud Oury (SGG Crossroads): finance and sustainability SGG Group in collaboration with Baker McKenzie, Carne, Deloitte and ING are organising a one-of-a-kind conference in Luxembourg on 26 June 2018 at ING Lux House. Prestigious speakers, such as Sir Bob Geldof, Gina Miller and Nev Hyman will answer the question: ‘Can the finance industry contribute to a better society?’. Interview with Renaud Oury. Why did you create SGG Crossroads?
Edouard Eloy, Director at Equitis, a member of SGG Group asks what the future for fund domiciliation in France holds
12/04/2018 - Real Deals - Edouard Eloy
The funds industry in France has a long history and a successful track record, but what does the future hold in light of a number of changes on the horizon, and can these be harnessed to reinforce the position of France as a domicile for funds?

March 2018

Gouvernance: les clés d’une transmission réussie
27/03/2018 - paperjam - Pascal Rapallino
Avant de pouvoir appréhender avec justesse la gouvernance la plus adaptée selon le modèle de transmission défini, il est important de rappeler la spécificité de l’entreprise familiale: elle combine entreprise et famille, qui sont deux univers qui ont chacun des attentes, des objectifs, une vie et des croyances qui leur sont propres. Ce qui signifie que le rôle fondamental du conseiller est de parvenir à découvrir les enjeux véritables au sein de l’entreprise et de la famille.
Key figures in the Luxembourg fund industry speak to Funds Europe about topics such as cross-border distribution, the delegation of fund management and the potential impact of brexit.
22/03/2018 - Funds Europe - Fabrice Buchheit
EU collective investment vehicles are currently regulated under the Ucits and AIFM Directives and, as at June 2017, the European Commission has estimated that funds marketed cross-border represented about €5.4 trillion (of a total of €13.38 trillion in Europe).

February 2018

PRIVATE EQUITY: A panacea for financing African Infrastructure?
22/02/2018 - Africa Global Funds
What contribution can Private Equity make to the financing of infrastructure in Africa? The issue was brought into sharp focus at the recent SuperReturn Africa Conference in Cape Town, South Africa, which brought together a number of experts to consider the current challenges and potential solutions. 

October 2017

Brexit: ESMA signals tougher stance on UK asset manager relocation to the EU
10/10/2017 - Paul Van den Abeele, Partner at Clifford Chance
On 13 July 2017, ESMA published three opinions setting out sector-specific principles aimed at supporting supervisory convergence in the context of requests from UK financial institutions seeking to relocate to the EU27.
Navigation support in an ocean of constraints and uncertainties
04/10/2017 - Family Office Magazine - Interview with Pascal Rapallino
More and more wealthy families are losing con dence to sail in an ocean of regulatory changes and uncertainties for their investments.

September 2017

«Les familles veulent protéger leur vie privée»
25/09/2017 - Paperjam - Interview with Serge Krancenblum and Pascal Rapallino
Le chapitre Benelux de l’association Step qui regroupe les prestataires de services aux familles fortunées organise une conférence ces lundi et mardi au Luxembourg. Coup d’œil sur les enjeux de ce secteur d’activité avec le group CEO et le group private client solutions leader de SGG, Serge Krancenblum et Pascal Rapallino. Ils sont tous deux membres de Step Benelux.
Future-proofing fund compliance
21/09/2017 - Paperjam - Interview with Justin Partington
The fund industry is currently subject to a myriad of regulations, including Ucits, Mifid and AIFMD amongst others, which pose significant challenges for compliance.

April 2017

How can UK managers keep marketing their funds to EU investors despite Brexit?
25/04/2017 - Funds Europe - Interview with Stephan Schilken

March 2017

Vers plus de transparence pour la place financière
06/03/2017 - Paperjam: Interview with Serge Krancenblum
La gouvernance familiale: éléments-clés de la transmission
06/03/2017 - Paperjam: Dossier Digitaux - Interview with Pascal Rapallino

February 2017

The value of knowing your client
09/02/2017 - Private Debt Investor Fund Admin Guide - Interview with Renaud Oury and Anja Grenner

November 2016

The Reserved Alternative Investment Fund: Luxembourg’s next ace in the hole
10/11/2016 - Luxembourg-American Chamber of Commerce Business Journal - Interview with Jean-Marie Bettinger & Anja Grenner
SGG se consolide en France via Equitis
03/11/2016 - Paperjam.lu - Interview with Serge Krancenblum
Poussée de croissance pour SGG
03/11/2016 - Paperjam - Interview with Serge Krancenblum, Jean-Marie Bettinger, Renaud Oury & Pascal Rapallino

August 2016

SGG Luxembourg’s next ace in the hole
31/08/2016 - Paperjam - Interview with Jean-Marie Bettinger and Anja Grenner

July 2016

L'Exigence de L'Excellence
14/07/2016 - Andy a Luxembourg #20 - Interview with Jean-Marie Bettinger

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