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December 5, 2018

PwC Auditorium

New York, NY

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AGENDA

To apply to become a member of the executive speaking faculty, please complete our online JOF questionnaire. Review the preliminary topic outline, suggest other topics, and tell us about yourself and your expertise. For more information about opportunities to join our faculty, please contact:

Don Buford, Founder & CEO, iiBIG 
Phone: 212-300-2521
Email: DonB@iibig.com

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2018

8:00am

Networking & Registration

8:55am
Welcome to the Private Debt Deal-Flow Summit

Don Buford

Don Buford, Founder & CEO, 
iiBIG LLC – Port Washington, NY

9:00am
State of the Industry: Private Debt & Private Credit
A historical overview of private debt and credit markets since the financial crisis of 2008-09, a survey of key issues to be discussed, and a look forward at deal-flow opportunities in PRIVATE DEBT/CREDIT in the United States and globally.

Stephanie HogueErica FrontieroBob FriendBrett Hickey

Moderator:

  • Stephanie Hogue, Managing Director,
    PwC – New York, NY

Panelists:

  • Erica L. Frontiero, Managing Director, Head of Capital Markets, Carlyle Global Credit, The Carlyle Group New York, NY
  • Bob Friend, Managing Director,
    PAAMCO (KKR Prisma) – Irvine, CA
  • Brett Hickey, Founder & CEO,
    Star Mountain Capital – New York, NY
  • Others TBA

10:05am
Private Debt and Private Equity
A large percentage of private debt and equity origination deals are covenant-light. With a large amount of capital still considered ‘dry powder,’ and the large number of players, what is the state of competition for deal-flow affecting the Private Debt/Private equity market?

 David Robbins

Speakers:

  • David Robbins, Partner & Head of Credit Strategies,
    Monomoy Capital Partners – New York, NY
  • Others TBA

11:00am

AM Refreshments & Networking Break

11:30 am
Specialty Finance
Originations by hedge funds and private credit firms are finding success in increasingly narrow verticals. What should everyone know about the lending nuances and dynamics in these specialized markets?

Tom Golia Stephen HealeyWarren Phillipp

Moderator:

  • Tom Goila, Partner,
    Comvest Credit Partners – New York, NY

Panelists:

  • Stephen Healey, Managing Director,
    CapX Partners – Boston MA
  • Warren Philipp, Principal,
    Stonehenge Structured Finance – New Albany, OH
  • Others TBA

1:00pm
The Emerging Secondary Market for Illiquid Private Debt
Secondary market volume of portfolios of private debt [bundling ‘cov-lite’ loans into “Collateralized Loan Obligations” (C.L.O.s)] has been growing exponentially in recent years.  This panel examines the structural changes that have facilitated this growth and identifies key factors that will likely drive accelerated growth in the years to come.

Jeff HammerBrad Charchut

Moderator:

  • Jeff Hammer, Global Co-Head, Illiquid Financial Assets, Houlihan Lokey – New York, NY

Panelists:

  • Brad Charchut, Managing Director, Private Credit Group, Bain Capital Credit LP – Evanston, IL
  • Others TBA

2:00pm

LUNCHEON FOR CONFERENCE ATTENDEES

3:00pm
Private Debt Club Deals
How and why are private debt firms working together to enhance both origination – and returns? Are unitranche deals the new ‘co-opitition?

Brett Hickey Tedmond Wong

Speakers:

  • Brett Hickey, Founder & CEO,
    Star Mountain Capital – New York, NY
  • Tedmond (Ted) Wong, Principal,
    The Firmament Group – New York, NY
  • Others TBA

4:00pm
How Private Debt Firms are Working with Banks
What do these relationships look like, and how do they work? In particular, what is the status of distressed workouts in this space, and how are banks, debt firms, and increasingly hedge funds, dealing with this issue? What are enterprise borrowers finding more attractive: lower rates from banks or covenant-light deal terms with Private Equity/Private Debt firms?

Colin McClaryIra PerlmuterGordon Watson

Speakers:

  • Colin McClary, Managing Director,
    MorrisAnderson – Chicago, IL
  • Ira Perlmuter, Founder and Managing Director,
    T5 Equity Partners – East Rutherford, NJ
  • Gordon Watson, Partner,
    Victory Park Capital – Chicago, IL
  • Others TBA

5:00pm

Evening Networking Reception

6:30pm

CONFERENCE CONCLUDES
iiBIG and PwC Thank you for your Participation.