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?
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.
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.
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.
Joern Czech, Co-Founder, IANUA Market
1220 - 1300: Networking