TBA, Dana Point, CA

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Event Date Wed Dec 8 EST - Fri Dec 10 EST (in about 1 month)
Location TBA
Dana Point, CA
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.

Topics will include:

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

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