London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square
London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square, Grosvenor Square, Mayfair, London W1K 6JP, UK

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Event Date Tue Oct 15 BST (about 2 years ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Tue Oct 15 12:00pm - Tue Oct 15 12:00pm
Location London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square
Grosvenor Square, Mayfair, London W1K 6JP, UK
Region EMEA

Opal Group is proud to present our European CLO Summit. The CLO Summit is an educational forum designed for investors, issuers, underwriters, rating agencies, lawyers and accountants. At this conference, they can learn the newest techniques to maximize returns and reduce risk exposure in this growing area of Asset-Backed Finance. An in-depth review of recent regulatory changes in addition to rating agency methodology, legal, tax and structural considerations will provide attendees with the tools necessary to stay one step ahead of their competitors.

The conference will serve as an opportunity where a meaningful dialogue can be opened to address concerns regarding this dynamic segment of the market.

Topics will include:
• Investor Roundtable
• CLO Equity
• How to Analyse Structural Features of a CLO
• CLO 2.0’s Evolution Not Revolution – Market Backdrop & Themes
• Issuer Roundtable
• CLO Markets in a Regulated Environment/ Risk Retention
• Relative Value in the CLO Market
• Middle Market
• How to Construct a CLO
• The Current State And Outlook For The Global CLO Market
• CLOS, a Tool to Fund the Real Economy
• CLO Managers Roundtable – State of the Art
• Manager Screening & Evaluation
• Securitisation and Market Place Lending (P2P)
• Evaluating Leveraged Loan Market Performance and Direction
• Launching a New CLO
• AAA Investor Roundtable
• Successful CLO Management Strategies and Structures in the Current Environment


2019 Speakers

David Frey
Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, HPS Investment Partners, LLC

Matthew Layton
Partner, Pearl Diver Capital

Philippe Jodin
Partner, Alegra Capital LTD

Sergio Morales
Executive Director, Active Credit Portfolio Management, Santander GCB

Ratul Roy
Head of CLO and Euro ABS Research, Citigroup Inc.

Rebecca Mun
Director & Lead Analyst, EMEA Structured Finance, S&P Global Ratings

Allison Salas
Director, DWS Investment Management

Maximilien Fare
Senior Director, Mount Street Portfolio Advisers GmbH

Vedanta Bagchi
Director, Investment Office, Commerzbank AG

Mehdi Kashani
Head of ABS & CLO Trading, BNP Paribas

Tim Houghton
Head of Debt & Capital Markets, Cortland Part of Alter Domus Group

Vedanta Bagchi
Director, Investment Office, Commerzbank AG

Matthias Neugebauer
Managing Director, Head of European Structured Credit, Fitch Ratings

Justin Driscoll
CEO and Director, Gallatin Loan Management

Javier Hevia Portocarrero
Vice President-Senior Credit officer, Moody’s Investors Service Espana

Tanguy Hespel
Structured Finance – AVP – Analyst, Moody’s Investors

Adrian Duffy
Senior Managing Director, Guggenheim Partners Europe Limited

Claire Puddicombe
Partner, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Vincent Ingato
Managing Director, Leveraged Finance, Zais Group, LLC

Alex Leonard
Senior Managing Director, GSO / Blackstone

Sharif Anbar-Colas
Portfolio Manager for Structured Credit, Kartesia

Thierry de Vergnes
Head of Acquisition Debt Funds, Amundi Asset Management

Matthew Carpenter
Executive Director, J.P. Morgan

Oliver Fochler
Managing Partner, CEO, Stone Mountain Capital LTD

Tyler Wallace
Portfolio Manager, Fair Oaks Capital Ltd

Florent Chagnard
Director, CLO New Issue Group, Credit Suisse

Hans Christensen
Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer, Founder, MJX Assset Management

Marc Bajer
CEO, Hadrian’s Wall Capital Ltd

Conor O'Toole
Director, Head of European Asset Backed Research, Deutsche Bank

Ganesh Rajendra
Managing Partner, Integer Advisors LLP

Michael Schewitz
Credit Investment, Investec Bank (UK) Limited

Garry Ferguson
Managing Partner, Walkers

Chris Porter
Head of Private Equity, Loan and CLO Business Development, EMEA, S&P Global Ratings

Rupert Wall
Partner, Sidley Austin LLP

Neil Servis
Chief Executive Officer, Serone Capital Management LLP

Desiree Fixler
Managing Director- Impacting Investing, ZAIS Group, LLC

Adeel Shafiqullah
Managing Director, Oz Management

Cameron Saylor
Partner, Paul Hastings (Europe) LLP

Markus Schaber
Managing Partner, Integer Advisors LLP

Frédéric Maire
Partner, DELFF Management Ltd.

Christopher Desmond
Associate, Dechert LLP

Sean Renfer
Associate, Sidley Austin LLP

Sponsors & Partners

2019 Sponsors

• S&P Global Ratings

• J.P. Morgan

• Credit Suisse
• Moody's Analytics
• Natixis
• White and Case

• BNP Paribas
• Deutsche Bank
• Paul Hastings

• alter Domus
• Cadwalader
• Dechert LLP
• Fitch Ratings
• Goldman Sachs
• Intex
• Sidley
• US Bank
• TMF Group
• Walkers

• 17g5
• Bank of America Merrill Lynch
• NetRoadshow
• Trepp
• TM