Venue
Convene
Convene, 117 West 46th St

What is Qwoted?

Qwoted is a free expert network: we help reporters connect with experts & we help those same experts build relationships with top reporters.

Event Date Tue Sep 25 EDT - Wed Sep 26 EDT (about 3 years ago)
Location Convene
117 West 46th St
Region Americas
Details

his year’s Forum guarantees a unique opportunity to network with the largest group of industry experts all engaged in developing private credit as a standalone asset class and generating the best returns for institutional investors. As always, the Forum will address strategies across the capital structure including senior secured loans, subordinated debt, hybrid financing and more with our attendees bringing a wealth of investment experience.

Join the Forum to:
Meet over 350 private debt professionals, including 70+ institutional investors actively allocating to credit strategies
Hear the latest industry intelligence over two days’ worth of relevant panel sessions
Engage in the debate on best practices and return strategies within private debt
Gain insight from the Private Debt Investor editorial team and access exclusive data from PDI’s Research & Analytics
Attend a wide range of sessions including breakout panels, off-the-record roundtables, and fireside chats with industry veterans

Speakers

2018 Speakers:

Jacob Abbott
Investment Officer,San Bernardino County Employees’ Retirement Association (SBCERA)

Kaelyn Abrell
Partner, Portfolio Manager, ArrowMark Partners

Lisa Anderson
Senior Vice President, Brookfield Asset Management

Chrystalle Anstett
CFA Managing Director, Co-Head of Private Credit, Eaton Partners

Peter Antoszyk
Partner, Proskauer LLP

Frank Barbarino
CAIA Senior Investment Officer, Bureau of Asset Management- Office of New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer

Fran Beyers
Director of Market Analysis, Thomson Reuters

Jonathan Bock
Managing Director, Chief Financial Officer, Global Private Finance, Barings

William Brady
Partner, Head of Alternative Lender Practice, Paul Hastings LLP

Richard Byrne
President, Benefit Street Partners

Trevor Clark
Founder and Co-Managing Partner, Twin Brook Capital Partners

David Colla
Managing Director, Principal Credit Investments, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

Ziv Ehrenfeld
Managing Director, Private Debt, PSP Investments USA

Oliver Fadly
Research Consultant, Private Markets, NEPC

Robert Farrington
Director, Asset Management, Abbott Downing

Boyd Fellows
Managing Partner, ACORE Capital

Richard Fitzgerald
Co-Founder and Managing Partner, CapitalSpring

Thomas Friedmann
Partner and Co-Head of Permanent Capital Practice, Dechert LLP\

David Golub
President, Golub Capital

Alexander Griffith
Partner, Proskauer LLP

Sandor Hau
Managing Director, Charlesbank Capital Partners

Andrew Hedlund
Americas Editor, Private Debt Investor

Jamie Henderson
Partner, Head of Real Estate Debt, Ares Management

Brett Hickey
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Star Mountain Capital

Kevin Higgins
Alternative Investment Portfolio Manager, New Jersey Division of Investment

Bryan High
Managing Director and Co-Portfolio Manager for Global Special Situations, Barings

Sean J. Hill
Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Brent Humphries
President, AB Private Credit Investors

Dwayne Hyzak
President and Chief Operating Officer, Main Street Capital

Ken Kencel
President and Chief Executive Officer, Churchill Asset Management

Kevin Kendra
Head of US Structured Credit, Fitch Ratings

Theodore Koenig
President and Chief Executive Officer, Monroe Capital LLC

Andrew Konopelski
Partner, Head of Credit, EQT Credit

Marc Lasry
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Avenue Capital Group

Edgar Lee
Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer, Oaktree Capital Specialty Lending & Oaktree Strategic Income Corporation

John Liguori
Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer, Direct Lending, Jefferies Finance LLC

Eric Lloyd
Managing Director and Head of Global Private Finance, Barings

Hadley Ma
Managing Director, MGG Investment Group

Kevin P. Magid
Managing Director and Head, Audax Private Debt

Brad Marshall
Senior Managing Director, GSO Capital Partners

Patrick McAuliffe
Head of Direct Origination, NewStar Financial

Joe McCurdy
Senior Managing Director and Head of Origination, Guggenheim Partners

Richard McKinney
Managing Director, The D.E. Shaw Group

Lee Minor
Managing Director, Wells Fargo Commercial Capital

Chris Monigle
Administrative Vice President, Wilmington Trust

Matthew Murphy
Partner, Paul Hastings LLP

Greg Myers
Managing Director, Cortland Capital Market Services

Steve Nesbitt
Chief Executive Officer, Cliffwater LLC

Michelle Noyes
Managing Director, Head of Americas, The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA)

Terrence Olson
Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, THL Credit

Finian O'Shea
Vice President and Senior Equity Analyst, Wells Fargo Securities

Alexander Popov
Managing Director & Head of Carlyle Credit Opportunities Fund, The Carlyle Group

Jaime Prieto
Managing Partner, Kartesia

Steven Rattner
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Willett Advisors LLC

Keith Read
President, Cerberus Business Finance and Senior Managing Director, Cerberus Capital Management

Rich Robben,
CFA Interim CIO/Director of Fixed Income, Kentucky Retirement Systems

Mark Sanofsky
Managing Director, CIFC Asset Management LLC

Randy Schwimmer
Founder and Publisher, The Lead Left

Dwight Scott
Senior Managing Director and President, GSO Capital Partners

Thomas Shanklin
Managing Director, Head of Private Debt, Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company

Todd Silverman
CFA, CAIA Principal, Meketa Investment Group, Inc

Katherine Taylor
Director, THL Credit

Robert Thompson
Senior Portfolio Manager – Credit, UPS Group Trust

Andy Thomson
Senior Editor, Private Debt Investor

Tod Trabocco
Managing Director, Cambridge Associates.

Jennifer St. John Youn
Partner, Head of Finance and Restructuring Practice, Paul Hastings LLP

Nat Zilkha
Member and Head of Alternative Credit, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR)

Jerry Zinkula
Managing Director, Allstate Investments

Sponsors & Partners

2018 Sponsors:

PLATINUM SPONSORS:
• GOLUB CAPITAL
• PAUL HASTINGS

LEAD SPONSORS:
• ARROWMARK PARTNERS
• Proskauer

PRINCIPAL SPONSORS:
• Dechert LLP

REGISTRATION SPONSOR:
• WILMINGTON TRUST

IPAD SPONSORS:
• KIRKLAND&ELLIS

SPONSORS:
• AB
• ANGEL ISLAND CAPITAL
• Audax Private Debt
• BARINGS
• Churchill asset management
• CONCISE
• Cortland
• EATON PARTNERS
• EQT
• FitchRatings
• Jefferies Finance
• Kartesia
• MONROE CAPITAL
• NEWSTAR FINANCIAL
• nuveen
• SS&C
• THOMSON REUTERS
• TWINBROOK

EXHIBITORS:
• GUIDEPOINT
• MARIANA SYSTEMS
• VIRTUS PARTNERS

SUPPORTING ASSOCIATIONS:
• ACG
• CVCA
• WIAD

HOST PUBLICATION:
• PRIVATE DEBT INVESTOR