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Event Date Thu Nov 5 PST (about 1 year ago)
In your timezone (EST): Thu Nov 5 8:00pm - Thu Nov 5 8:00pm
Location TBA
Virtual Event
Region Americas

Opal Group is proud to present our Marketplace Lending & Alternative Financing Summit. The Summit is an educational forum designed for investors, issuers, platforms, underwriters, banks rating agencies, lawyers, service providers, accountant, and other related industry professionals. At this conference learn and network with industry leaders to gain insight on the newest techniques to maximize returns and reduce risk exposure in this growing area of marketplace lending. Explore an in-depth review of the current landscape and what's to come in addition to hearing about rating agency methodology, legal, tax and structural considerations which 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.

Topic will include:
• Platforms – US Consumer
• The Current State and Outlook of the Marketplace Lending Industry
• Legal & Regulatory Issues
• Debt Investor Roundtable
• Equity investor Roundtable
• Raising capital in the Current Environment
• Secondary Market
• The Role of Technology
• Platforms Partnering with Banks
• Reporting Requirements
• Lenders Outlook
• Small Business Lending
• Securitization
• Capital Markets Outlook
• The Future of Marketplace Lending
• Valuation Methodology
• Private Equity / Venture Capital
• Institutional Investor Platform – Large & Sophisticated
• Emerging Manager
• Platforms – US Student
• Platforms – Small Business
• Landscape of Specialty Finance Sector
• Online Lending Trends in the U.S. and Abroad
• Current Trends and the Future of Direct Middle Market Lending
• Overview, Trends and the Future of Marketplace/P2P Lending
• How Online Marketplace Lenders are altering the Specialty Finance Sector
• Overview and Trends of the European Environment for Marketplace Lending
• Crowd funding
• Subprime/Non-Prime
• Opportunities in Real Estate
• Getting prepared as a first-time securitization issuer
• The role of the broker dealer / RIA plays in marketplace platforms
• Alternative Lending
• Small Business Lending for Hedge
• Fund Investors Fraud Prevention and Authentication

Who should attend?
• Asset Managers
• Family Offices
• Hedge Funds
• Institutional Investors
• Investment Banks
• Insurance Companies
• Issuers
• Law Firms
• VC Firms
• Online Lending/P2P Platforms
• Private Equity Firms
• Rating Agencies
• Regulators
• RIAs
• Service Providers
• Trustees
• Underwriters
• Technology Platforms
• Debt and Equity Investors

Sponsors & Partners

2020 Sponsor and Partner

• Kroll Bond Rating Agency

• Family Office Networks (FON)