Four Seasons Hotel Chicago
Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, 120 E Delaware Pl, Chicago, IL 60611, USA

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Event Date Mon Oct 21 CDT - Tue Oct 22 CDT (about 4 years ago)
In your timezone (EST): Mon Oct 21 9:00am - Tue Oct 22 6:20pm
Location Four Seasons Hotel Chicago
120 E Delaware Pl, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
Region Americas

Discover what your peers are doing and which investments will fare better as the cycle turns.

Explore growth drivers, downturn scenarios, direct lending, distressed lending, opportunistic & special situations, platform lending, real estate & infrastructure debt and much more.

Why attend?
Over 70 institutional investors participate in tailored LP-led sessions including:
• LP-only breakfasts offering peer-to-peer networking and content
• LP-only roundtables led by experienced investors on topics including manager selection and monitoring, specialist vs multi strategy and portfolio diversification

Plus, panel discussions and solo presentations, 1-2-1 meetings with fund managers, and invite only networking.


2019 Speakers

Ellen Hung
Deputy Chief Investment Officer, State Universities Retirement System

Scottie Bevill
Senior Investment Officer, Global Income Strategies, Teachers' Retirement System of the State of Illinois

Alissa Grad
Managing Director, Co-Head of the Investor Partners Group, Golub Capital

Samantha Rosenstock
Head of Relative Value hedge funds and Private Markets, Man FRM

Jonathan Bock
Managing Director, Chief Financial Officer, Barings BDC

Amy Ward
Partner, Investor Relations, Pollen Street Capital

Randy Schwimmer
Senior Managing Director, Head of Origination and Capital Markets, Churchill Asset Management

Robert Radway
CEO, NXT Capital

Robert Podorefsky
Concentrating on graduate courses in Fixed Income, Corporate Finance and Risk Management, Brandeis University Faculty

Caspar Berry
Guest speaker & former professional poker player, Caspar Berry

Sola Akinola
Director of Research (Americas), Preqin

Jeff Arricale
Deputy Director of Global Equity Research, Lord Abbett

Jamie Athanasoulas
Managing Director, HarbourVest

Brian Baldwin
Managing Director, Private Finance, Barings

Mary Bates
Senior Vice President, Meketa Investment Group

Steve Beckett
Director, Private Markets Risk, Aksia

Eric Beckman
Co-Managing Partner, Breakwater Management

Heinz Blennemann
Principal, Blennemann Family Investments

Taylor Boswell
CIO of Carlyle Direct Lending, The Carlyle Group

Robert Bower
Co-Head Private Equity- Enterprise Investments, Healthcare Service Corporation

Stuart Brown
Partner, Merced Capital

Bill Casperson
Managing Director and Co-Portfolio Manager, Oaktree Capital

Shan Chen
Lead Portfolio Manager, Arizona PSPRS Trust

Bill Cisneros
President, Primary Wave IP Investment Management

William Cohen
Principal, CrossHarbor Capital

David Colla
Managing Director, Head of Americas Leveraged Finance, CPPIB Credit Investments

Doug Cruikshank
Head of Fund Financing and Hark Capital, Aberdeen Standard Investments

Aron Dantzig
CIO & Co-Founder, Capital IP Investment Partners

Kelly DePonte
Managing Director, Probitas Partners

John “Boots” Dunlap
CEO, RRA Capital

Dean D’Angelo
Partner, Stellus Capital Management

Mark Emrich
Managing Director, Murray Devine

Jens Ernberg
Managing Director and Co-Head Private Credit, Capital Dynamics

Oliver Fadly
Research Consultant, Private Markets, NEPC

Richard Flohr
Managing Director, Cross Harbor Capital

Ian Fowler
Co-Head North America Global Private Finance & President Barings BDC, Barings

Christopher Godfrey
President, CEPRES GmbH

Eric Green
Co-Head of Global Private Markets, Muzinich

Kevin Griffin

Laurence Guguen
Founding Partner, Oenoke Capital

Robert Hamwee
Managing Director, CEO and Director, New Mountain Finance Corporation

Charles Harper
Co-Head Direct Junior Debt Investing, Portfolio Advisors

Robert Hetu
Head of US Private Debt, CDPQ

Brett Hickey
Founder & CEO, Star Mountain Capital

Kerry Hugh-Jones
Co-Managing Partner, Cheyne Capital

Rashad Kaldany
Partner, CIO and Founder, BlaO Sustainable Capital

Susan Kasser
Co-Head Private Credit, Neuberger Berman

Sean Kelly-Rand
Managing Partner, RD Advisors

TJ Kistner
V.P. Head of Discretionary Portfolio Management & Solutions, Segal Marco

Theodore Koenig
President & CEO, Monroe Capital

Jeffrey Kramer
Managing Director, Black Mountain

Mike Krems
Managing Director, TorreCovey Capital Partners

Raelan Lambert
Global Leader, Private Debt, Mercer

Jess Larsen
Partner, First Avenue Partners

John Liguori
Co-founding Member & Chief Investment Officer, Direct Lending, Jefferies Finance

Timothy Lower
Founder, CEO & CIO, Willow Tree Credit Partners

Vincenzo Lucibello
Partner, Proskauer

Gilles Marchesin
CEO, Chorus Capital

Kristina Matthews
Managing Director, Brightwood Capital

Michael McGonigle
Managing Director, Audax Group

Lacey Mehran
Senior Director, VSS

Finian O'Shea
Vice President, Equity Research, Wells Fargo

Mark Penna
Managing Partner, Emerald Creek Capital

Mark Perry
Managing Director, Wilshire Private Markets

Filippo Petrucci
Director, Cambridge Associates

Robin Potts
Co-Head of Real Estate Investments and Director of Acquisitions, Canyon Partners Real Estate

Tom Raterman
Partner & CFO, Runway Growth Capital

Daniel Ribenboim-Simon
Partner and Head of Credit, Newfoundland Capital Management

Giorgio Riva
Partner, Whitehorse

Armin Rothauser
Managing Director, Starwood Capital

Jon Rotolo
Head of Private Equity/Real Assets, Barings

Jeff Rowbottom
Partner, Iron Park Capital

Charles Rusbasan
CEO, Balbec

Garrett Ryan
Partner, Twin Brook Capital

Bill Sacher
Partner & Head of Private Credit Investments, Adams Street Partners

Jon Schotz
Co-Managing Partner, Saybrook Fund Advisors

Paul Shea
Managing Partner, Beechbrook Capital

Vadim Shpak
Managing Director, Vickers Venture Partners

Pranjul Srivastava
Managing Director and Head of Business Development, Edelweiss Financial Services

Tod Trabocco
Managing Director, Credit Investment Group, Cambridge Associates

Paul Triggiani
Head of Distressed Credit, Managing Director, Invesco Capital Partners

Scott Wisenbaker
Partner and CIO, Constellation Associates

Tingting Zhang
President, TerraCotta Group

Sponsors & Partners

2019 Sponsors and Partners

• Audax
• Barings
• FirstAvenue
• New Mountain Capital
• Stellus Capital

• Allvue
• Golub Capital
• IHS Markit
• Invesco Credit Partners
• Jefferies Finance
• Monroe Capital
• Muzinich & Co
• NXT Capital
• Proskauer
• Vista Equity Partners
• Willow Tree Credit Partners

• Preqin

• North American Fund Administration Association