Capital Markets Union – a dream, an illusion or an upcoming reality?

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What can you expect?

EFFAS and DVFA join forces for their first international Capital Markets Forum. The Capital Markets Union is of utmost importance for Europe to return back to growth. However, we have to take a critical look at where we are and what our challenges are. Join our international guest speakers to openly discuss potential solutions.

The conference especially targets investment professionals within asset management, investment banking as well as sustainability experts.


Economic Outlook for Europe
IPO Market: Europe is lagging behind
European regulation in Capital Markets
Sustainability in Europe
Integrating ESG into Equity Valuation


Thorsten Müller, CIIA, CESGA
DVFA e. V., Chairman

Dr. Jesús López Zaballos
EFFAS, Chairman


Dr. Detlef Fechtner
Chief Correspondent Brussels, Börsen-Zeitung


Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Andreas Dombret
Former Board Member Deutsche Bundesbank

Speakers & Panelists

Prof. Dr. Christian Aders
Senior Managing Director, ValueTrust Financial Advisors

Rocchino Contangelo
Head of Equity Research, Swisscanto

Patrick de Cambourg
Chair of the EFRAG Sustainability Reporting Board

Dr. Sabine Dembkowski
Geschäftsführende Partnerin, Better Boards

Michael Diegelmann
CEO, cometis AG

Prof. Dr. Leef Dierks
Prof. for International Capital Markets, Lübeck University of Applied Sciences

Bernhard Haas
Austrian Equities, Erste Asset Management

Christian Heller
CEO, Value Balancing Alliance

Ariane Hofstetter
Board member, Head of ESG Research & Analytics, cometis AG

Ingo R. Mainert, Investmentanalyst (DVFA)
CIO Multi Asset Europe, Allianz Global Investors
Co-Chairman DVFA

Ann-Katrin Petersen
Chief Investment Strategist, Blackrock

Veronika Pountcheva
Board Member, ISSB

Florian Schoeller
Founder and CEO, SCOPE Ratings SE & Co. KGaA

Dr. Martin Steinbach
Partner, IPO Leader Europe West and EMEIA, Head of IPO Listing, EY