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iiBIG is pleased to announce the PRIVATE DEBT Deal Flow Summit conference, which will be held in New York City on  May 1, 2019. 

This conference is for firms and professionals in which any of these topics describe your current activities, or upcoming private debt/private credit goals or strategies.

  • Is your firm currently providing private credit in the private debt sector?
  • Do you plan to expand and enhance your originations and operations?
  • Is your firm seeking to enter this sector and in need of knowledge and best practices on how to do this?
  • Does your family office, firm, fund, or institution seek to invest in private credit?
  • Does your firm seek to borrow from private credit providers?
  • Does your firm seek to advise or assist firms already in this space and/or that are seeking to enter this space?
  • Does your firm connect borrowers and lenders in the private credit space?

If so, the 2019 PRIVATE DEBT Deal Flow Summit conference is for you and your associates.


Private Debt Lending Professionals, Private Debt Investors, Private Debt Borrowers, Private Equity Professionals, Private Debt Intermediaries, and Transaction and Lending Support Professionals, including…

  • BDC’s
  • Commercial Bankers
  • Family Offices
  • Funding Intermediaries & Agents
  • Hedge Funds
  • Institutional Investors
  • Investment Bankers
  • Loan Servicers
  • Loan Syndication Professionals
  • Private Credit Borrowers

  • Private Credit Innovators
  • Private Debt Formation & Compliance Attorneys
  • Private Debt Fundraising Professionals
  • Private Debt Managers
  • Private Debt Originators
  • Private Debt Underwriters
  • Private Equity Professionals
  • Private Investors
  • Strategic Investors
  • Transaction Attorneys



The 2019 PRIVATE DEBT Deal Flow Summit will consist of panel discussions in a round-table format consisting of one (1) session Leader/Moderator, and three (3) to four (4) expert panelists. Each session will be 45-minutes to one-hour in duration, with ample networking breaks, seated luncheon and evening reception to insure the highest level of informal networking and interaction.

Roundtable/Panel sessions will focus on the following…

  • State of the Industry: Private Debt & Private Credit
    An 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.
  • 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?
  • Deal-flow Challenges in an Increasingly Liquid Market:
    Experts discuss legal issues, credit structures, fees, underwriting, transaction shepherding, sector specialization, deal teams, product differentiation, and more. How are debt firms enhancing origination opportunities?
  • 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?
  • 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?
  • The Emerging Secondary Market for Illiquid Private Debt:
    Secondary market volume of portfolios of private debt has been on the rise 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.
  • 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?


Raise your firm’s profile, branding and business development opportunities by joining us as a conference co-sponsor. A role on our executive speaking faculty may be provided for those firms that sponsor early. For more information, contact:

Hank Woji, VP Business Development, iiBIG
Phone: 512-692-9839
Email: HankW@iiBIG.com



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



If you are seeking more visibility for your publication, newsletter, website or blog among business and financial leaders in the private debt and related communities, co-branding media and marketing partnerships are available. For more information, contact:

Marisa Colandrea, Director, Meeting Planning & Logistics, iiBIG
Phone: 212-300-2522
Email: MarisaC@iiBIG.com  


Standard Rate is for executives from financial and/or deal-making services firms (e.g. law firms, private equity, VC, investment banks, tax and accounting advisors, transaction advisory consultants and similar firms).

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Institutional Investor

Institutional Investor Rate is ONLY for executives from Pension Funds, Endowments, and/or Foundations. This rate does NOT apply to other categories of investors, e.g. private equity, hedge funds and/or other money management professionals. (Rate is subject to verification & approval).

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Continuing Education Credits (e.g. CLE, CPE, CME, etc.) may be available for iiBIG conferences. Upon request conference attendees will be provided with a “Certificate of Attendance” and a copy of the conference agenda, showing topics, length of sessions, and name(s) and professional affiliation(s) of presenter(s) for each session. Attendees wishing to apply for continuing education credits for attending this conference may submit this documentation to the relevant organization in his/her state when applying for such credits.

International Institute for Business Information & Growth LLC is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.