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OPPORTUNITIES IN PRIVATE CREDIT: AGENDA

Thursday June 25th 2020, London

 

0800 - 0845: Registration and breakfast

 

0845 - 0850: Introductory Remarks

 

0850 - 0920: Keynote: The evolution of Private Credit

Presenter: Nick Smith, Director, Private Credit, Alternative Credit Council

 

0920 - 1000: Panel 1: SME Lending

How do funds lend to the SME sector, what are its characteristics and risks, and why does this represent an opportunity for investors?

Speakers:

Craig Reeves, Founder, Prestige Funds

Tedmond Wong, Principal, The Firmament Group

Grant Davidson, Co-Head of UK Private Debt, Muzinich & Co

 

1000 - 1040: Panel 2: Distressed Debt

A downturn in the European economy should lead to an abundance of distressed investing opportunities. A panel of experts discuss what they look for in deals and what pitfalls to avoid.

Speakers:

Federica Pietrogrande, Managing Director, Gordon Brothers

 

1040 - 1100: Break

 

1100 - 1140: Panel 3: Real Estate

More and more institutional investors are looking to their managers to provide co-investment opportunities instead of or alongside their fund commitments. Co-investment experts discuss deal origination and alpha opportunities in niche markets.

Speakers:

Sinead Byrne, Chief Operating Officer, Initiative Ireland

Carl Giannotta, Director, Fundraising & IR, Lendinvest

Paul House, Managing Partner, Venn Partners

 

1140 - 1220: Panel 4: Investor Fireside Chat

A trio of seasoned investors in private credit chart the growth of the market and what they are looking for from funds, as well a sdebating the relative benefots of closed ended versus open ended structures.

Speakers: 

Joern Czech, Co-Founder, IANUA Market

 

1220 - 1300: Networking

 

1300: Close