4 DAYS. 2 FORUMS. UNLIMITED NETWORKING

Connect with leading investors across Europe

Spanning across two countries from the 5-8 October, PDI Debt Week Europe will bring the private debt community back together in 2021.

On 5-6 October in London and 7-8 October in Munich, over 150 institutional investors will gather along with specialist fund managers and advisors. Attendees will hear from 100 speakers across the week and have ample opportunity to connect with active investors in debt strategies from across Europe.

Book now for the full week and choose between attending both forums in-person or one in-person and one virtually. Join your peers at the Capital Structure Forum and the Germany Forum for an unmissable week of content and networking for the private debt market.

What can you expect at PDI Debt Week Europe?

Event content with value

After a period that has reshaped the market and changed investor behaviour, there has never been a better time to hear from experts and leaders. Both investors and leading fund managers will contribute to our most comprehensive agenda yet on a range of panels, presentations, and interviews.

An expansive investor community

There will be countless opportunities to build relationships in both London and Munich and establish new connections with active private debt investors. Benefit from our expansive European investor community who will be in attendance throughout the week.

A return to face-to-face networking

Ensure you take advantage of the unparalleled benefits that face-to-face networking brings. Various networking breaks, cocktail receptions, roundtable discussions and invite-only breakfasts are just some of the unmissable opportunities across the agenda.

4 DAYS. 2 FORUMS. UNLIMITED NETWORKING.

PDI Debt Week Europe

The PDI Capital Structure forum returns to London on 5-6 October. Join Europe’s market-leading two-day event, and meet with active investors at this pivotal time for the private debt community.

The PDI Germany Forum returns to Munich on 7-8 October. With private debt strategies ever-increasing in popularity with DACH-based investors, there’s never been a more exciting time to bring the market together.

Featured speakers in 2021

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Connect with senior private debt professionals

ABL Life Insurance
Alberta Investment Management
Allianz Investment Management
Ampega Asset Management
Apolis
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
Assicurazioni Generali
BAE Systems Pension Fund
bfinance
BMW Group
Cattolica Assicurazio
CBC Pension Fund
City of Zurich Pension Fund
Continentale Versicherungsverbund auf Gegenseitigkeit
CPPIB
DBJ Asset Management
Dea Capital Alternative Funds
derigo
EBRD
Elo Mutual Pension Insurance
European Investment Fund
FERI Trust
Generali
Golding Capital Partners
Gothaer Asset Management
Gruppo Assicurativo Poste Vita
Hauck & Aufhäuser Global Investment Management
HSBC Germany
HVB Pension Fund
ICP Capital
kjup Capital
Korea Investment Corporation
Mandatum Life Insurance
MassMutual
Mercer
Mercy Health
MetLife Investment Management
MNB Nick Beteiligungen
Münchener Verein
Munich Re
National Employment Savings Trust (NEST)
National Pension Service of Korea
PensionDanmark
PSP Investments
RAG-Siftung
Sara Assicurazioni
Scottish Widows
Swiss Re
USS Investment Management
W&W Asset Management
WGV Versicherungen
Wimmer Family Office
World Bank Pension Plan
YIELCO Investments

Testimonials from attendees

Christophe Murciani

Head of CRE Debt Funds, Acofi

The PDI Capital Structure Forum is a powerful networking event and provided the latest industry insights.

Dirk Sanden

Director, Alter Domus

It is the quality and number of private debt industry experts that make the event so beneficial.

Adriana Oller

Founder & Partner, Resilience Partners

Great opportunity to meet specialist private funds and seasoned investors in one setting.

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PDI Debt Week Europe Forum will take place on 5-8 October in London and Munich.

For more information on the agenda please contact James Hatwell.

james.hatwell@peimedia.com | +44 (0) 20 3994 7961

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Agenda

Day 1 - Tuesday 5th

PDI Capital Structure 2021
09:00 - 09:05

PDI Capital Structure Welcome Address

09:05 - 09:20

Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

09:20 - 09:55

Opening Keynote Investor Interview

Jennifer Hartviksen
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Jennifer Hartviksen

Managing Director - Global Credit, Investment Management Corporation of Ontario (IMCO)

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09:55 - 10:40

18 months later: performance and possibilities in an era of transition

Keynote Panel Discussion

  • How has portfolio performance fared since the beginning of the pandemic? Has it surpassed initial expectations?
  • Which strategies have reigned supreme, and why?
  • Mitigating factors: what impacts have bank retreatment and widespread government lending had on the private debt market?
  • What role will alternative lenders have to play as the definition of ‘the new normal’ continues to play out across the globe?
10:40 - 11:20

How LP behaviour is evolving in the private debt space

Joe Abrams, Trevor Castledine, Prasun Mathur

Panel Discussion

  • The need for yield – how are investors meeting this challenge across the globe
  • As private debt becomes increasingly multi-faceted, how are LPs setting up to approach this?
  • Direct & co-investments – are we seeing a transformation in the way LPs are investing? Or is it still the minority that are adopting this approach?
  • What are the priorities when it comes to ESG?
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Joe Abrams

Head of Private Debt, Europe - Mercer

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Trevor Castledine

Senior Director, Head of Private Credit, bfinance

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Prasun Mathur

Head of Private Assets, Aviva UK Life

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11:20 - 11:50

Networking Break

PDI Capital Structure 2021
11:50 - 12:30

A defining year for private debt? Evolving ESG demands and priorities

Sabrina Fox, Aurelie Hariton-Fardad

Panel Discussion

  • The evolving definition of sustainable assets amidst a transition from exclusion to engagement-based approach to ESG
  • What is driving this increase in portfolio-level engagement and is it producing improved results and transparency?
  • How is the EU taxonomy and wider regulation altering the ESG landscape in private debt?
  • ESG-linked margin ratches, basis point models and other emerging formulas for future success in sustainability
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Sabrina Fox

Chief Executive Officer, European Leveraged Finance Association

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Aurelie Hariton-Fardad

Director, MetLife Investment Management

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12:30 - 12:50

PDI Research Presentation

Daniel Humphrey Rodriguez
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Daniel Humphrey Rodriguez

Head of Fund Manager Research, PERE

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12:50 - 13:30

Considerations for distressed debt post-2020

Panel Discussion

  • Reflecting on last year’s distressed deployment – did managers get the timing right?
  • What can distressed and dislocation funds still offer now that volatility has subsided?
  • How have government support packages and other factors had an impact?
  • Capital raising outlook for 2021 & beyond for distressed deals across the globe
13:30 - 14:40

Lunch

Corporate Debt
14:40 - 15:15

Examining sector strengths and weaknesses amidst ongoing transition

Mustafa Dincer, Christine Farquhar, Andrea Pescatori
  • Why a high-quality, diverse portfolio is more important than ever as the economy remains in a state of transition
  • What we can expect from different sectors as the unprecedented levels of government support are eased
  • Restructurings, defaults and preserving of liquidity: are debt funds prepared to service at the portfolio level?
  • What will the new normal look like and which sectors will be ripe for private debt investment?
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Mustafa Dincer

Founder, MD Partners

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Christine Farquhar, Cambridge Associates

Christine Farquhar

Global Head of the Credit Investment Group, Cambridge Associates

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Andrea Pescatori, Ver Capital

Andrea Pescatori

CEO, Ver Capital

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15:15 - 15:50

Focusing the lens on small-ticket & SME lending

Amany Attia
  • Assessing institutional & private investor attitudes towards this area of the lending market
  • Why does this remain a relatively under-exploited niche?
  • How alternative lenders will shape the small-ticket landscape once government support for this area of the market dries up across the continent
  • What kind of role can small-ticket & SME lending play in investors’ portfolios moving into the future?
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Amany Attia

CEO, ThinCats

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15:50 - 16:25

Analysing investor allocation and fundraising figures: is safety still the priority?

  • Why are LPs continuing to gravitate towards senior debt over mezzanine and subordinated?
  • Why are ‘big brand’, mainly American GPs dominating market share more than ever before?
  • Examining whether this means investors are missing a trick when it comes to sufficient diversification
  • Will we see an uptick in fundraising as we move gradually from virtual back to real-world?
Real Asset Debt & Specialty Finance
14:40 - 15:15

Embracing the ever-widening definition of infrastructure in the debt market

  • How are the lines between infrastructure, real estate and other asset classes continuing to blur?
  • Digital infrastructure, clean energy & more: should they be considered by investors and what kind of returns can they expect?
  • What other newly defined areas of infrastructure are attracting attention?
  • Does ‘traditional’ infrastructure still hold appeal?
  • How these assets manifest themselves amidst your ESG portfolio targets
15:15 - 15:50

Right time, right place? Identifying niche & specialty finance opportunities

Viral Patel
  • Why the time is right and the market ripe for these types of investments
  • Investor due diligence: measuring & mitigating risk in this space
  • Which specialty strategies are particularly appealing and how accessible are they for investors?
  • The diversification advantage: why these strategies can give investors the upper hand within a balanced portfolio
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Viral Patel

Partner, Prime Lead Partners

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15:50 - 16:25

Distressed opportunities in real assets

  • Retail space, offices & more – does real estate hold the key to investors looking for distressed debt opportunities post-pandemic?
  • What other areas of niche real asset debt or asset-based lending can facilitate these investment vehicles?
  • Why this is still the right time for opportunistic debt investments?
16:25 - 16:45

Afternoon Networking Break

PDI Capital Structure 2021
16:45 - 17:30

Audience Roundtable Discussions

  • Development of emerging markets in private debt
  • Evaluating the appeal of the growing secondaries debt market
  • The future of fundraising post-Covid
  • Realising ESG targets in private debt
  • The case for NAV-based lending in the post-Covid world
17:30 - 19:00

Close of Conference & Networking Drinks Reception

Agenda

Day 2 - Wednesday 6th

PDI Capital Structure 2021
08:00 - 09:15

Invite only LP networking breakfast

PDI Capital Structure 2021
09:15 - 09:20

Chairperson’s Welcome Address

09:20 - 09:40

Tracking the key global developments for ESG in private credit

Presentation

09:40 - 10:45

PDI Investment Committee: Global Opportunities

Our PDI Investment Committee takes a look at three investment case studies from leading GPs across the globe in this unique interactive format.

10:45 - 11:30

Morning Networking Break

PDI Capital Structure 2021
11:30 - 12:15

Catering for sophistication – how managers are meeting the evolving demands of clients

Panel Discussion

  • How are fund managers meeting the demands of investors that are increasingly searching for multi-strategy debt solutions?
  • How can managers create a cycle-agnostic strategy and deliver consistent returns for their investor base?
  • Exploiting gaps in a crowded market to give you and your investors the upper hand
  • Meeting ever-increasing investor expectations when it comes to ESG & sustainable investing
12:15 - 13:00

Development in private debt integration for DC pensions

Andy Thomson

Panel Discussion

Moderator: Andy Thomson, Senior Editor, Private Debt Investor

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Andy Thomson

Senior Editor, Private Debt Investor

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13:00 - 13:30

Co-investments, direct investments & more: how is the debt landscape changing for LPs?

Closing Interview

  • How is investor appetite for co-investment and direct opportunities developing? How has the pandemic affected this?
  • Why fee reduction and maximising returns mean that co-investments remain a tantalising prospect for the future
  • Resources, transaction deadlines, experience? Best practice for overcoming the main hurdles for these strategies
  • What will this mean for the debt landscape of the future?
13:30 - 13:40

Closing Remarks

13:40 - 14:30

Networking Lunch & End of Conference

Agenda

Day 3 - Thursday 7th

PDI Germany Forum 2021
09:00 - 21:05

PDI Germany welcome address

09:05 - 09:15

Chairperson’s opening remarks

Hans-Peter Dohr
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Hans-Peter Dohr

Founding and Managing Partner, ICA

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09:15 - 10:00

State of the market - private debt’s progress in the DACH region amidst an evolving global pandemic

Opening Panel Discussion

  • How has portfolio performance fared over the past 18 months
  • How have fund managers adjusted their processes and behaviours to benefit their investors?
  • In Germany and the wider region, what impact have Government stimulus packages and other interventions had and how will that play out in the months to come?
  • How does the altered landsape we now operate in provide opportunity for private credit funds?
10:00 - 10:20

Building & maintaining a diversified private debt program

Peter Pukl

Investor Presentation

  • How is the private debt program within the investment portfolio growing?
  • Mezzanine, unitranche, senior… which structures provide the best balance whilst achieving target returns?
  • How are we incorporating co-investment and direct investments into our overall strategy?
  • What role can private debt secondaries play within the portfolio?
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Peter Pukl

Senior Portfolio Manager, Suva

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10:20 - 11:00

Morning Networking Break

PDI Germany Forum 2021
11:00 - 11:45

Mapping out your private debt roadmap in a drastically altered landscape

Börge Grauel, Sebastian Schroff, Sina Timm

Investor Panel Discussion

  • Building up a diversified portfolio in the post-Covid environment
  • Manager selection amidst consolidation amongst leading GPs
  • Multi-strategy considerations – blending corporate, real asset, sponsored, sponsorless, opportunistic & more
  • The evolving importance of (remote) due diligence and investment discipline
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Börge Grauel

Managing Director, YIELCO Investments

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Sebastian Schroff

Global Head of Private Debt, Allianz Investment Management SE

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Sina Timm

Private Debt Lead, Viridium Group

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11:45 - 12:00

From exclusion to engagement – explaining ESG’s strides forward in private

Presentation

  • Moving from an asset exclusion model towards portfolio-engagement
  • Significant impact of EU and wider regulation
  • Importance of continually improving data and information flow
12:00 - 12:45

Incorporating multi-strategy into your sustainable debt investment portfolio

Jin-Hyuk Jang

Panel Discussion

  • Are ‘pure’ ESG vehicles finally being embraced in private debt?
  • Implementing your ESG priorities – climate, CO2, diversity and more
  • Infra debt and other real assets – what characteristics do these have that can strengthen your mandate?
  • What role can emerging market opportunities play in an ESG friendly investment strategy?

Moderator: Jin-Hyuk Jang, International Counsel, Debevoise & Plimpton

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Jin-Hyuk Jang

International Counsel, Debevoise & Plimpton

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12:45 - 13:30

Direct lending – a case of ‘more of the same’ heading towards 2022?

Abhik Das, Dominik Felsmann

Panel Discussion

  • How did direct lending fare in its first true ‘stress test’?
  • Why is senior direct lending still the ‘go-to’ for European debt investors?
  • How managers are benefitting from selective and disciplined approaches
  • What changes will we see in the regional direct lending market going forwards?
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Abhik Das

Managing Director, Head of Private Debt - Golding Capital Partners

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Dominik Felsmann

Head of Germany, Tikehau Capital

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13:31 - 14:40

Lunch & Networking

PDI Germany Forum 2021
14:40 - 15:10

Real estate reinvigoration across Europe

Anja Ritchie, Monika Bednarz

Fireside Chat

  • Opportunistic or core? What type of strategies are different European LPs demanding?
  • With larger global funds now making their mark on the European real estate debt market, how does this impact investment-decision making for LPs?
  • Life sciences, data centres and other emerging real estate debt opportunities
  • Homeland bias? Why a preference for local real estate products persists
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Anja Ritchie

Principal, Stepstone Group

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Monika Bednarz

Director, Lagrange Financial Advisory

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15:10 - 15:45

Infrastructure debt to the fore in Germany and beyond

Malte Nowack

Panel Discussion

  • What characteristics have made this a more resilient asset class than most over the past 18 months?
  • The flexibility provided by debt products over equity in the infrastructure arena
  • Embracing digital infra financing opportunities as the infrastructure umbrella broadens
  • Why the persistent low-rate interest environment will play into infra debt investors’ hands
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Malte Nowack

Senior Investment Manager, MEAG

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15:45 - 16:20

Stepping out from the shadows? The continuing growth of private debt secondaries

Hans-Jörg Baumann

Panel Discussion

  • What new players are entering this niche corner of the market in 2021?
  • Why increases in LP stake sales & GP-led transactions spell exciting times ahead for secondaries
  • What’s the next significant step debt secondaries must take to continue it’s maturation?
  • How investor attention and appetite has developed so far in 2021
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Hans-Jörg Baumann

Partner, Stepstone Group

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16:20 - 16:50

Afternoon Networking Break

PDI Germany Forum 2021
16:50 - 17:30

Debate with drinks: Specialty vs direct lending

You-Ha Hyun
  • Assessing the merits of the various types of specialty lending
  • Bringing specialty into the mainstream – are they becoming more accessible for European LPs?
  • How returns and risk weigh up against corporate direct lending
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You-Ha Hyun

Investment Director, Perpetual Investors

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17:30 - 17:40

Chairperson’s closing remarks for Day 1

Hans-Peter Dohr
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Hans-Peter Dohr

Founding and Managing Partner, ICA

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17:40 - 19:00

Close of Day 1 & Networking Drinks Reception

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Day 4 - Friday 8th

PDI Germany Forum 2021
08:30 - 09:15

Invite-only LP Breakfast

PDI Germany Forum 2021
21:15 - 09:20

Chairperson’s Day 2 Welcome Address

09:20 - 10:00

Where do opportunities outside of Germany lie?

Trevor Castledine

Panel Discussion

  • What geographical regions are most appealing to investors based in the DACH region?
  • How have investors successfully been carrying out due diligence on these opportunities amidst travel restrictions
  • Asia vs US – which of these flourishing debt markets are attracting the most attention?
  • Factoring emerging markets into your debt portfolio considerations
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Trevor Castledine

Senior Director, Head of Private Credit, bfinance

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10:00 - 11:00

PDI Investment Committee: DACH region

Our PDI Investment Committee takes a look at three investment case studies from leading GPs across the DACH region in this unique interactive format.

11:00 - 11:30

Morning Networking Break

PDI Germany Forum 2021
11:30 - 12:00

Investor interview

12:00 - 12:40

The post-pandemic investor experience: digital, data, transparency & more

Andrea Pescatori

Panel Discussion

  • Maintaining information flow & transparency through times of distress
  • Solvency II and other reporting standards as LPs demand more regulatory-compliant data
  • Sustainability – how ESG client reporting has developed amidst regulatory updates and increased portfolio-level engagement
  • Balancing virtual & real-life – investor expectations moving forwards when it comes to fundraising, AGMs and the overall client relationship
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Andrea Pescatori

CEO, Ver Capital

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12:40 - 13:30

Closing Networking Lunch: Themed Roundtables

Take this opportunity as the conference draws to a close, to choose the theme that means most to you and discuss with your peers over lunch

  • Private debt vs traditional fixed income
  • Overcoming challenges and reaping reward with sponsor-less lending
  • How can investors enhance their portfolio monitoring capabilities and techniques?
  • Distressed and special situations in corporate debt
  • Growth of co-investment popularity in the DACH region
  • The merits of late stage venture debt in 2021 and beyond
13:30 - 13:30

Close of conference

Speakers confirmed for 2021

For more information on speaking please contact James Hatwell.

james.hatwell@peimedia.com | +44 (0) 20 3994 7961

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Joe Abrams

Head of Private Debt, Europe - Mercer

Joe Abrams is Head of Private Debt, Europe within Mercer Alternatives, based in London. Mr. Abrams joined Mercer in 2010. Mr. Abrams is responsible for Private Debt fund investments - sourcing, evaluating and monitoring private debt opportunities acr… Read full bio

Amany Attia

CEO, ThinCats

Amany has a deep understanding of how to build and scale customer centric lending businesses with a record of developing technology and analytics to deliver a positive customer experience. Since becoming CEO in October 2019, Amany has overseen ThinCa… Read full bio

Hans-Jörg Baumann

Partner, Stepstone Group

Mr. Baumann is Partner and the chairman of StepStone Private Debt and StepStone Liquid Alternatives. As member of the management team he is responsible for global business development activities of PD. He is also Co-founder of the Swiss Alternative I… Read full bio

Monika Bednarz

Director, Lagrange Financial Advisory

Monika is a Director at Lagrange based in Frankfurt/Germany. She advises institutional investors on infrastructure and debt funds. She has nearly 20 years of professional experience in finance, including corporate and asset financing, financial struc… Read full bio

Trevor Castledine

Senior Director, Head of Private Credit, bfinance

Trevor is a Senior Director in bfinance’s private markets team. He was formerly Deputy CIO and Investment Director at LPPI, the investment management collaboration between Lancashire County Pension Fund and LPFA. Prior to that he was Deputy CIO at LC… Read full bio

Abhik Das

Managing Director, Head of Private Debt - Golding Capital Partners

Managing Director and Head of Private Debt, joined Golding Capital Partners in 2018. He is responsible for the selection, execution and monitoring of private debt fund investments and co-investments, as well as the portfolio management thereafter. Pr… Read full bio

Hans-Peter Dohr

Founding and Managing Partner, ICA

Hans-Peter Dohr is founder and managing partner of ICA. Mr. Dohr focuses on providing investment advisory services in alternative assets to institutional investors in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. He has over 30 years of direct investment and fin… Read full bio

Frank Dornseifer

Managing Director, Bundesverband Alternative Investments

Frank Dornseifer is Managing Director of Bundesverband Alternative Investments e.V. (BAI), the German advocacy organization for the Alternative Investment industry. He has been active for more than 18 years in various functions in investment manageme… Read full bio

Christine Fahrquar

Global Head of the Credit Investment Group, Cambridge Associates

Christine is the Global Head of the Credit Investment Group and oversees all manager and market research across public, hedge fund, and private credit investment strategies. Christine has more than 30 years of industry experience and has been with th… Read full bio

Dominik Felsmann

Head of Germany, Tikehau Capital

Dominik P. Felsmann joined Tikehau Capital in March 2021 as Head of Germany. Dominik brings more than 15 years of experience in the financial industry. Prior to joining Tikehau Capital, he was Head of Leveraged Finance Germany for ABN AMRO, where he… Read full bio

Nicolas Firzli

Director-General, World Pensions

M. Nicolas J. Firzli is Director-General of the World Pensions Council (WPC), the think-tank & international association of pension and retirement funds. He is a graduate of Canada’s McGill University (Statistics & Financial Economics), an al… Read full bio

Sabrina Fox

Chief Executive Officer, European Leveraged Finance Association

Sabrina is the Chief Executive Officer for the European Leveraged Finance Association, an investor-only trade association comprised of European leveraged finance investors from over 40 institutional fixed income managers, including investment advisor… Read full bio

Börge Grauel

Managing Director, Co-Head Private Debt - YIELCO Investments AG

Boerge Grauel is a managing director at YIELCO Investments AG. From 2006 to 2018 he was a managing director at Golding Capital Partners, responsible for sourcing, assessing and selecting private debt funds (senior debt, mezzanine, credit opportunitie… Read full bio

Aurelie Hariton-Fardad

Director, MetLife Investment Management

Aurélie Hariton-Fardad has been a Director in MetLife’s Private Placement team since 2015. She is in charge of the team’s holdings in the real estate and business services sectors in the UK and Europe. Aurélie believes her previous five years as a Di… Read full bio

Jennifer Hartviksen

Managing Director - Global Credit, Investment Management Corporation of Ontario (IMCO)

Jennifer Hartviksen joined IMCO in 2020 and is responsible for the global credit asset class, a globally diversified portfolio of public and private credit assets across the risk spectrum. Previously, Jennifer spent over six years at Invesco Ltd wher… Read full bio

You-Ha Hyun

Investment Director, Perpetual Investors

You-Ha Hyun leads the private debt program at Perpetual Investors GmbH, a German based professional single family office. In this role, he is mainly responsible for managing the private debt portfolio and focuses on manager selection across the broad… Read full bio

Daniel Humphrey Rodriguez

Head of Fund Manager Research, PERE

Daniel Humphrey Rodriguez is PDI’s Head of Fund Manager Research. Based in London, he is responsible for leading PDI’s research and analysis of private market GPs globally. He is also responsible for a number of leading market rankings and reports su… Read full bio

Jin-Hyuk Jang

International Counsel, Debevoise & Plimpton

Jin-Hyuk Jang is an international counsel at in the Frankfurt office of Debevoise & Plimpton. He advises sponsors on the structuring of investment funds covering numerous sectors and strategies including credit funds, private equity, real estate,… Read full bio

Ari Jauho

Partner, Chairman, Certior Capital

Since 2011 Mr. Jauho is one of the Founding Partners and the Chairman of Certior Capital Ltd, focusing on private equity and private credit fund investing and co-investing. Previously Mr. Jauho was Partner at Access Capital after Access Capital bough… Read full bio

Gabriella Kindert

Expert In Alternative Lending and Private Debt, Supervisory Board Member – Mizuho Europe

Dr. Gabriella Kindert is a senior banking and investment professional specialized on Alternative Credit, Private markets and the digital transformation in the financial sector. She gained over 20 years of international experience in managing investme… Read full bio

Prasun Mathur

Head of Private Assets, Aviva UK Life

Prasun joined Aviva in October 2016 where he is responsible for investing in private assets and delivering associated P&L for Aviva UK. Currently, he focuses on investing optimally across a variety of fixed income asset classes. This involves mar… Read full bio

Malte Nowack

Senior Investment Manager, MEAG

Malte Nowack is Senior Investment Manager of Munich Re’s asset manager MEAG. Malte works in MEAG’s infrastructure debt team and has been one of the first team members since joining MEAG in 2014. Between 2018 and 2019 Malte worked out of MEAG’s New Yo… Read full bio
Dalit Nuttall

Dalit Nuttall

Principal, West Valley Capital

Following an institutional career with Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch and Wachovia, Dalit founded WestValley Capital in 2007 to connect preferred solution providers with European pension funds, insurance companies and asset managers in ways that addre… Read full bio

Viral Patel

Partner, Prime Lead Partners

Viral has twenty years experience in corporate finance and leveraged finance. An engineer by graduation viral started his career in 2001 within ernst & young's corporate finance division working across m&a, corporate restructuring and financi… Read full bio
Andrea Pescatori, Ver Capital

Andrea Pescatori

CEO, Ver Capital

Founder and CEO of Ver Capital since 2006. Before establishing Ver Capital, Andrea earned 15 years of experience in fixed income and capital markets at Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, Hill Samuel and Finprogetti. Andrea holds an MBA from SDA Bocconi Un… Read full bio

Peter Pukl

Senior Portfolio Manager, Suva

Peter Pukl, Senior Portfolio Manager, joined the Suva Private Markets team in January 2012 to strengthen the team's resources on the due diligence, manager selection and the relationship side. He is part of Suva’s inhouse team that has ramped the glo… Read full bio

Anja Ritchie

Principal, Stepstone Group

Mrs. Ritchie is a member of the real estate team. Prior to joining StepStone, Mrs. Ritchie worked at Cara Investment GmbH, a Germany-based Family Office, where she was responsible for the firm’s Private Equity and Real Estate fund selection. Prior to… Read full bio

Sebastian Schroff

Global Head of Private Debt, Allianz Investment Management SE

Sebastian Schroff is “Global Head of Private Debt” at Allianz Investment Management SE and in that function responsible for the Allianz Group private debt portfolio of > EUR 60bn. Previous roles at Allianz include being the responsible Investment Man… Read full bio

Andy Thomson

Senior Editor, Private Debt Investor

Andy has been with PEI since 2003, working on a number of titles including as Editor of Private Equity International and Senior Editor of Infrastructure Investor. Since H2 2015, he took over responsibility for Real Estate Capital and, in the first ha… Read full bio

Sina Timm

Private Debt Lead, Viridium Group

Sina Timm is the Private Debt lead at Viridium Group. Sina is responsible for selecting, implementing and monitoring illiquid debt mandates in real estate, infrastructure and corporate loans. Before joining Viridium in 2020, Sina was an Investment Ma… Read full bio

Orla Walsh

Managing Director, StepStone Group

Ms. Walsh is a member of the private debt team and focuses on illiquid credit investments. Prior to StepStone, Ms. Walsh was an associate within Goldman Sachs International’s credit finance division, where she worked on the sourcing and execution of… Read full bio

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PDI Week - Lead sponsors

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PDI Week - Media partner

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