Connecting and sustaining Europe’s burgeoning private debt market

The PDI Europe Summit, formerly the PDI Capital Structure forum, is the largest meeting place for funds, institutional and private investors, and other members of the private credit community in Europe.

The summit will bring together 200+ individuals in-person on 11-12 October for the two-day conference. With an increasing amount of sophisticated asset allocators turning to private credit strategies, the summit will provide the perfect platform for capital to meet funds and for the latest trends, innovations, and solutions to be explored.

What can you expect at the summit?

Event content with value

Gain expert insights on the latest trends affecting the private debt market. Join leading funds and influential investors who will be amongst a diverse speaking faculty, bringing clarity to an array of panels, debates, roundtables, and presentations.

Build your private debt network

Take advantage of the in-person networking on offer at the summit. Make acquaintances, benchmark against peers, and build your network amongst our 200+ strong audience, utilising our digital app and on-site team to connect you with the right people.

Meet key institutional investors

80+ institutional and private investors will be in attendance from across Europe. With private markets becoming ever more democratized and accessible, the summit will attract a new breed of investor, along with the increasingly sophisticated pension funds and insurers.

Key event themes

  • Emerging strategies in private debt for 2023 and beyond
  • The increasing democratization of the private credit market
  • Geopolitical considerations for investors in a volatile world
  • Assessing private debt’s continuing ESG journey
  • Real estate debt revitalisation

Featured companies this year

AIMCo
Alberta Investment Management Corp.
Allianz Global Investors
Altamar CAM Partners
Apolis SAM
Assicurazioni Generali
Australian Retirement Trust
Aviva Investors
Axian Group
Balbec Capital
Big Society Capital
Border To Coast Pensions Partnership
British Business Bank
British International Investment
Brunel Partnership
CapStack Partners
Consensus Business Group
Destra Investment Advisory LLP
Ebrd
Eighteen48
European Bank for Reconstruction & Development
Family Office
Generali
Gic Pte Ltd
Hauck Aufhaeuser Lampe Privatbank AG
HCOB Investment Management Sarl
HSBC Bank Plc
Hyperion Insurance Group Ltd
Industriens Pension
JSW Group
Kempen
LPPI
LVP
Mandatum Life Insurance Co Ltd
MassMutual
MEAG MUNICH ERGO AssetManagement GmbH
Met-Life Investments
MIGA
Munich Re
Nationwide
Nevastar Finance
Nordea Asset Management
OMERS
Ontario Teachers Pension Plan
Fortress Investment Group
PGGM
RAG-Stiftung
ReAssure Asset Management
Redington
Royaumont Foundation
Sackville Capital
Sigma Principal Capital
StepStone Group
Storebrand Asset Management
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank
Tesco Pension Investment
The Rangoonwala Foundation
Tomlinson Family Office
Vasant Capital
WGV Versicherung
Wimmer Family Office
Wtw
YIELCO Investments

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The Private Debt Investor Europe Summit will take place on 11-12 October 2022.

For more information on the agenda, please contact Hannah Ogun.

hannah.o@peimedia.com | +44 (0) 20 3994 7961

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Agenda

PDI Europe Summit 2022 - Tuesday 11th

PDI Europe Summit 2022 - Day 1
08:00 - 08:45

Registration

Plenary
08:45 - 08:50

PDI Europe Summit Welcome Address

08:50 - 09:00

Chairperson’s opening remarks

Jiří Król
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Jiří Król

Global Head, Alternative Credit Council, Alternative Investment Management Association

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09:00 - 09:20

Opening keynote interview

Andy Thomson, Tom Sumpster

Moderator: Andy Thomson, Senior Editor, Private Debt Investor

Andy Thomson, Private Debt Investor

Andy Thomson

Senior Editor, Private Debt Investor, PEI Media

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Tom Sumpster

Head of Private Markets, Phoenix Asset Management, Phoenix Group plc

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09:20 - 10:05

Panel discussion: Switching the focus back to credit cycle assessment

Faisal Ramzan , Carolyn Hastings, Mark Jochims, Sandro Näf, Greg Racz
  • Post-red herring: where do we stand now that Covid hasn’t have the prolonged impact on the market that was initially expected?
  • How GPs are reacting and gaining a competitive edge when combating macro-economic issues
  • Evaluating the impact that the SEC, central banks, governments and other economic powers are having on private funds
  • Prospects for fundraising and deal flow as we head into 2023 and beyond

Moderator: Faisal Ramzan, Partner, Proskauer

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Faisal Ramzan

Partner, Proskauer

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Carolyn Hastings

Managing Director, Bain Capital Credit

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Mark Jochims

Head of European Private Credit, Morgan Stanley

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Sandro Näf

Co-Founder, Capital Four

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Greg Racz

President, MGG Investment Group

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10:05 - 10:45

Investor insight panel: Manager selection and risk assessment in an unpredictable world

Helene Schutrumpf, Joe Abrams, Sabrina Fox, Tuomo Hietaniemi, Joanne Job, Alison Trusty
  • How current affairs in Europe and further afield are impacting investor decision-making – is there an air of caution?
  • Mitigating risk amidst inflation and interest rate concerns as well as supply chain disruption
  • Evolving ESG criteria for manager and fund strategy selection; LPs own responsibility when it comes to internal ESG matters
  • What can private debt do to make itself more appetising in the new world order?

Moderator: Helene Schutrumpf, Director, Ely Place Partners

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Helene Schutrumpf

Director, Ely Place Partners

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Joe Abrams

Head of Private Debt, Europe - Mercer

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Sabrina Fox

Chief Executive Officer, European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA)

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Tuomo Hietaniemi

Portfolio Manager, Elo

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Joanne Job

Managing Director, MJ Hudson

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Alison Trusty

Associate Partner, Aon

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10:45 - 11:15

Networking Break

11:15 - 12:00

Panel discussion: Who, what and where? How the middle market is shaping up across the globe

Benoit Lavigne, Mike McGonigle, Sanjay Mistry, Osvaldo Pereira, Howard Sharp, Adam Wheeler
  • Amidst unprecedented manager consolidation and acquisition, who represents the middle market in private credit currently?
  • Will we continue to see the same level of activity moving forward?
  • How will a new-look market impact investor decision-making when selecting managers?
  • Where are the opportunities amidst the market bifurcation taking place?
  • The evolving role of sponsors across the mid-market

Moderator: Benoit Lavigne, Partner, King & Spalding

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Benoit Lavigne

Partner, King & Spalding

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Mike McGonigle

Head of Audax Senior Debt, Audax Private Debt

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Sanjay Mistry

Head of Alternative Credit, Pension Protection Fund

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Osvaldo Pereira

Partner, Head of Loan Partners Strategy, Park Square Capital

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Howard Sharp

Head of Origination, Direct Lending, Alcentra

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Adam Wheeler

Co-Head of Global Private Finance, Barings

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12:00 - 12:45

Panel discussion: Selecting strategies in private debt for 2023 and beyond

Christine Farquhar, Ian Anderson, Jim Karp, Stephen Quinn, Karen Simeone, Jean-Marc Torre
  • Assessing the landscape – how is the dynamic of the market changing, and who is offering what?
  • Key considerations for sophisticated LPs when selecting the right fund strategies for them
  • The merits of direct lending, NAV loans, secondaries, asset-backed vehicles, emerging market strategies and other options for investors
  • How is fundraising faring for these various strategies across the globe?

Moderator:
Christine Farquhar,
Global Head of the Credit Investment Group, Cambridge Associates

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Christine Farquhar

Global Co-Head of the Credit Investment Group, Cambridge Associates

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Ian Anderson

Managing Director, KKR

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Jim Karp

Partner, Racing Capital

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Stephen Quinn

Co-Head of Credit, 17Capital

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Karen Simeone

Managing Director, HarbourVest Partners

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Jean-Marc Torre

CEO, White Oak UK

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12:45 - 13:30

Dislocation, distress & defaults – what are, or aren’t, we seeing?

Mei Lian, Bill Brady, Kyle Asher, Brendan Galloway, Jeffrey Griffiths, Chris Stainton
  • Reflecting on the dislocation cycle of the past 2 years and where we stand now
  • Why haven’t selection criteria generated the expected alpha? How must LPs and GPs alike adapt their approach?
  • Acting quickly to seize opportunities across distressed and special situations
  • Keeping an eye on action from central banks and governments when it comes to default rates and interventions

Co-moderators: Mei Lian, Partner, Paul Hastings and Bill Brady, Partner, Paul Hastings

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Mei Lian

Partner, Paul Hastings

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Bill Brady

Partner, Head of the Alternative Lender and Private Credit Group, Paul Hastings

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Kyle Asher

Co-Head and Co-Portfolio Manager, Opportunistic Credit Monroe Capital

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Brendan Galloway

Director, BlackRock

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Jeffrey Griffiths

Partner and Co-Head of Private Credit, Campbell Lutyens

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Chris Stainton

Managing Director, HPS Partners

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13:30 - 14:30

Lunch

Stream A - Corporate Debt
14:30 - 15:05

A global outlook in a shrinking world

Peter J. Olds, Patrik Edsparr, John Jadach, Kristina Matthews
  • What key facts should European LPs know about the North American direct lending market?
  • What is your outlook for regions, sectors and strategies?
  • How do risk/return profiles compare?

Moderator: Peter J. Olds, Partner, Private Investment Funds, Proskauer

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Peter J. Olds

Partner, Private Investment Funds, Proskauer

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Patrik Edsparr

Chief Investment Officer, Co-Founder, Tor Investment Management

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John Jadach

Senior Managing Director, Head of US Direct Lending, LBC Credit Partners

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Kristina Matthews

Managing Director, Head of Investor Relations and ESG, Brightwood Capital Advisors

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15:05 - 15:40

Swimming against the tide: how corporate credit funds are navigating economic concerns

Alberto Badino, Christopher Bone, Eric Gallerne, Alex Jackson, Christian Dybdahl-Ovesen
  • How economic volatility can showcase private debt’s breadth of opportunity
  • How are corporate credit funds faring in the face of high inflation?
  • What protection is being put in place against the likely coming recession?
  • As growth and fundraising takes a hit, what are managers doing to buck the trend?

Moderator: Alberto Badino, Partner, Elm Capital

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Alberto Badino

Partner, Elm Capital

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Christopher Bone

Partner, Partners Group

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Eric Gallerne

Managing Partner - Private Debt, Eurazeo

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Alex Jackson

Managing Director, Northleaf Capital Partners

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Christian Dybdahl-Ovesen

Partner, Cordet Capital Partners

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15:40 - 16:15

The democratisation of the corporate credit market

Andy Thomson, Anna Barath, Brian Kane , Reji Vettasseri
  • Why are we seeing an increase in retail investors flocking to private debt?
  • Improved accessibility – how new avenues to the asset class have opened
  • How is tokenisation being used to attract more retail clients, and is it sustainable?
  • What will this changing demographic of LP mean for the future of the asset class?

Moderator: Andy Thomson, Senior Editor, Private Debt Investor

Andy Thomson, Private Debt Investor

Andy Thomson

Senior Editor, Private Debt Investor, PEI Media

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Anna Barath

Head of Fund Investments, Bite Investments

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Brian Kane

Director of Capital Markets & Originations: UK, Ireland & Nordics, CrossLend

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Reji Vettasseri

Lead Portfolio Manager, DECALIA Asset Management

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Stream B - Real Asset Debt & Specialty Finance
14:30 - 15:05

Evaluating opportunities away from corporate credit

John Bakie, Stephan Plagemann, Elad Shraga, Tricia Ward
  • Taking advantage of asset blending and innovation in the physical asset world
  • Assessing the full spectrum across physical asset backed lending strategies
  • What security and returns can these assets offer in comparison to corporate debt?
  • How might they appeal to LPs in the current macro and geopolitical environment?

Moderator: John Bakie, News Editor, Private Debt Investor

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John Bakie

News Editor, Private Debt Investor

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Stephan Plagemann

Chief Financial Officer, Head of Portfolio Management, Mount Street

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Elad Shraga

Partner, Chief Investment Officer, Signal Capital Partners Limited

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Tricia Ward

Head of Private Markets, Redington

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15:05 - 15:40

Investing in the infrastructure of the future

Jane Bowes, Tim Cable, Tim Floyd, Alexander Hunzinger, Shantini Nair
  • Examining the sectors ripe for debt investment and why they will appeal to LPs
  • Assessing the trends driving investments in energy transition, social, digital and other infrastructure projects
  • How sophisticated must LPs be to lead the charge when it comes to sector-specific fund selection?
  • The where and the what – finding the right opportunities in the right regions across the globe

Moderator: Jane Bowes, Senior Vice President, Threadmark LLP

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Jane Bowes

Senior Vice President, Threadmark LLP

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Tim Cable

Senior Partner, Vantage Infrastructure

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Tim Floyd

Executive Director, Westbourne Capital

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Alexander Hunzinger

Head Credit Investments, SUSI Partners

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Shantini Nair

Director, Senior Investment Specialist, Infra. Debt Investments, HSBC Alternatives, HSBC

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15:40 - 16:15

A real estate debt revival: what’s spurring on investors in this buoyant market?

Paul Buckley, Jamil Farooqi, Mikaël Limpalaër, George Moros, Anja Ritchie
  • How the real estate asset class has navigated choppy waters over the past couple years
  • Why are LPs increasingly seeing value and security in real estate debt opportunities?
  • Seeking potential across the capital structure – what strategies are most popular at present, and why?
  • How ESG is manifesting itself in real estate and what investors are demanding from their managers

Moderator: Paul Buckley, CEO & Managing Partner, First Avenue Partners

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Paul Buckley

Managing Partner / CEO, First Avenue

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Jamil Farooqi

Co-Founder, Girona Partners

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Mikaël Limpalaër

Senior Investment Director, Direct Private Credit (London), AustralianSuper

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George Moros

Executive Director, Wimmer Financial

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Anja Ritchie

Principal, Stepstone Group

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16:15 - 16:40

Afternoon Networking Break

16:40 - 17:20

Debate: Opportunistic versus traditional direct lending

Nicola Falcinelli, David Brooks, Natalia Tsitoura, John Bakie
  • The merits of both in today’s environment
  • What are the overlaps?
  • How are they viewed by investors in their portfolio ‘buckets’?

Moderator: John Bakie, News Editor, Private Debt Investor

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Nicola Falcinelli

Managing Director, The Carlyle Group

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David Brooks

Partner, Co-Head Capital Solutions, Arcmont

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Natalia Tsitoura

Partner, Apollo Management International

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John Bakie

News Editor, Private Debt Investor

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17:20 - 18:00

Audience roundtables with drinks

Carolyn Hastings, Ross Ahlgren, Tavneet Bakshi, Parvoleta Shtereva, Ian Milton, Johan Hultner, Mark Wilton
  • Enhancing returns with junior debt strategies facilitated by Carolyn Hastings, Managing Director, Bain Capital Credit
  • Venture & growth debt facilitated by Ross Ahlgren, General Partner, Kreos Capital
  • Special situations – a revamped opportunity? Tavneet Bakshi, Partner, Signal Capital Partners
  • Evaluating opportunities in emerging markets facilitated by Parvoleta Shtereva, Head of Investments, Gemcorp Capital
  • The pros and cons of equity kickers in sponsorless lending facilitated by Ian Milton,
    Founder & CEO, Mercia Capital
  • Developments in the CLO market
  • Higher interest rate environment’s impact on Private Debt facilitated by Johan Hultner, Managing Partner, ARCOS Capital Partners
  • Discussing the future role of covenants in private debt facilitated by Mark Wilton, Managing Director, Private Finance, Barings
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Carolyn Hastings

Managing Director, Bain Capital Credit

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Ross Ahlgren

Co-Founder / General Partner, Kreos Capital

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Tavneet Bakshi

COO, Signal Capital Partners

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Parvoleta Shtereva

Head of Investments, Gemcorp Capital

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Ian Milton

Founder, Mercia Capital Partners

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Johan Hultner

Founder & Managing Partner, ARCOS Capital

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Mark Wilton

Managing Director, Barings

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18:00 - 19:00

Close of day one & cocktail reception

Agenda

PDI Europe Summit 2022 - Wednesday 12th

PDI Europe Summit 2022 - Day 2
08:00 - 09:15

Registration

08:00 - 09:15

Invite only LP networking breakfast

Plenary
09:15 - 09:20

Chairperson’s Welcome Address

Jiří Król
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Jiří Król

Global Head, Alternative Credit Council, Alternative Investment Management Association

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09:20 - 10:20

PDI Investment Committee: ESG & impact opportunities

Dr. Gabriella Kindert, James Newsome, Simon Hayden, Lindsey McMurray, Peter Pulkkinen

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

Co-moderators: Dr. Gabriella Kindert, Independent Director and James Newsome, Managing Partner, Arbour Partners

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Dr. Gabriella Kindert

Independent Board Member, Neptune Leasing, a.o.

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James Newsome

Managing Partner, Arbour Partners

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Simon Hayden

Sr. Managing Director (Credit), Blackstone

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Lindsey McMurray

CEO, Pollen Street

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Peter Pulkkinen

Portfolio Manager – Sustainable Private Credit at Lombard Odier Investment Managers, LOIM

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10:20 - 10:40

Presentation: Ramping-up the Suva Private Debt Program – overview, approach and investment philosophy

Peter Pukl
  • Suva and Suva Private Debt Program overview
  • Approach: history, portfolio structure and Suva toolbox
  • Investment philosophy: Building blocks of Suva Private Debt Program
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Peter Pukl

Senior Portfolio Manager, Suva

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10:40 - 11:15

Morning Networking Break

11:15 - 11:30

Private debt in numbers

Daniel Humphrey Rodriguez
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Daniel Humphrey Rodriguez

Head of Private Markets Research, PDI

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11:30 - 12:10

Panel discussion: The changing shape of an asset class

Diala Minott, Lucas Pech, Daniel Roddick, Dr. Matthias Unser
  • How is private debt maturing and evolving by definition?
  • Is the market seeing a trend towards open-ended fund structures?
  • If so, what is causing this?
  • Does private debt remain a purely illiquid asset class?

Moderator: Diala Minott, Partner, Paul Hastings

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Diala Minott

Partner, Paul Hastings

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Lucas Pech

Director Private Debt, Golding Capital Partners

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Daniel Roddick

Founder, Ely Place Partners

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Dr. Matthias Unser

Managing Director, YIELCO Investments

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12:10 - 12:15

Presentation: Lower-Mid-Market in a Nutshell - Opportunities and Challenges

Sven Gralla
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Sven Gralla

Fund Manager Private Debt, Kapital 1852 Beratungs GmbH

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12:15 - 12:50

Panel discussion: What can specialist private credit funds offer LPs?

Johnnie Barnett, David Halkyard, David Hansen, Olya Klüppel, Robert Ian Oei, Richard Rudner
  • The role of smaller and emerging funds in an evolving private debt market
  • Expertise, regional focus, tailoring and more: how LPs can gain an advantage by partnering with specialised funds
  • Overcoming challenges and hurdles whilst trying to make your mark as a smaller player
  • Making it count: what returns can investors expect in comparison to perceived ‘safer’ choices?

Moderator: Johnnie Barnett, Director, The New Amsterdam Group

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Johnnie Barnett

Partner, The New Amsterdam Group

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David Halkyard

Partner, Head of Credit Funds, Resource Capital Funds

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David Hansen

Fund Manager Private Debt, Kapital 1852 Beratungs GmbH

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Olya Klüppel

Partner, Head of Credit, GP Bullhound

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Robert Ian Oei

Managing Partner, Enterprising Finance

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Richard Rudner

Investment Manager, European Investment Fund (EIF)

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12:50 - 13:15

Closing keynote interview: Inclusion, diversity & talent in private debt

Obinna Onyeagoro, Antje Hensel-Roth

Moderator: Obinna Onyeagoro, Consultant, Egon Zehnder

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Obinna Onyeagoro

Consultant, Egon Zehnder

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Antje Hensel-Roth

Chief People & External Affairs Officer, ICG plc

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13:15 - 13:20

Closing Remarks

Jiří Król
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Jiří Król

Global Head, Alternative Credit Council, Alternative Investment Management Association

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13:20 - 13:20

Networking Lunch & End of Conference

Network at the leading private debt event in London

Join the market-leading event and meet with 200+ active investors at this pivotal time for the private debt industry. Connect with institutional investors, fund managers, as well as the wider private debt community for two days of learning and networking.

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The in-person networking experience

Gain access to a global community

As the flagship private debt event in Europe, the summit will attract investors and funds from across the world. Make sure you’re there to meet with leading global figures.

Meet in person, in London

Following last year’s return to live events, we’re once more back in London to make the most of in-person networking. Supported by a digital event app, you’ll be able to arrange meetings and build relationships face to face.

More institutional and private investors than ever

Meet private and public pension funds; insurance firms, and a growing number of family offices and other private investors that are allocating towards private debt strategies in Europe.

 

Connect with active investors in debt strategies

17 Capital
ACP Credit
Adams Street
Alantra
Alcentra
Alignment Credit
Alter Domus
Apollo Global Management
Ares Management
Arcos Capital
AustralianSuper
Aviva
Barings
BBVA
bfinance
BlackRock
Blackstone
Blue Owl Capital
Brightwood Capital Advisors
Broadstone Credit Partners
Caisse des Depots et Consignations
Cambridge Associates
Campbell Lutyens
Capital Four
Certior Capital
cfunds
Comvest Capital Partners
Connection Capital
Cordet Capital Partners
Covenant Review
Crestline Investors
Dai-Ichi Life International
Decalia
Dechert
Elm Capital Associates
Ely Place Partners
EstateGuru
Eurazeo
European Investment Fund
European Leveraged Finance Association
Fiera Capital
First Avenue
Fortress Investment Group
Generali
Hayfin
Investment Management Corporation of Ontario
King Street Capital Management
Kreos Capital
LGPS
Lighthouse Partners
Local Pensions Partnership
Macquarie Capital
Marathon Asset Management
MD Advisors
Mercia Capital
Mercer
Metlife Investment Management
MGG Investment Group
Mizuho
Moonfare
Nationwide
Neptune Maritime Leasing
NN Investment Partners
Northleaf Capital Partners
Numis Securities
Oak Hill Advisors
Oaktree
Onex
Pantheon
Park Hill
Partners Group
Permira Debt Managers
Phoenix Group
PineBridge
Pollen Street Capital
Proskauer
PSP Investments
PwC
Racing Capital
Redington
Resilience Partners
RoundShield Partners
Saastopankki
Sava Re
Schroders Capital
Scottish Widows
SEB Life & Pension
StepStone Group
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank
The Alternative Credit Council
The Principia Group
ThinCats
Tikehau Capital
Triglav
VER Capital
West Valley Capital
Willis Towers Watson
Wimmer Family Office
World Pensions Council
Vauraus Suomi Oy

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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

Ross Ahlgren

Co-Founder / General Partner, Kreos Capital

Over the past 24 years, Ross has built a market leading position for Kreos Capital in the UK and Europe. Ross focuses on identifying, assessing, and managing transactions across the UK and Europe, as well as participating in the management and execut… Read full bio

Ian Anderson

Managing Director, KKR

Ian Anderson joined KKR in 2014 and is a Managing Director in the Credit business, focusing on both private debt origination and capital solutions for financial sponsors and corporate clients. Prior to joining KKR, Mr. Anderson was a vice president a… Read full bio

Kyle Asher

Co-Head and Co-Portfolio Manager, Opportunistic Credit Monroe Capital

Kyle Asher, Partner, Managing Director & Co-Head and Co-Portfolio Manager, Opportunistic Private Credit. Mr. Asher is a Managing Director, Co-Head and Co-Portfolio Manager of Monroe Capital’s Opportunistic Private Credit investment vehicles. . He… Read full bio

Alberto Badino

Partner, Elm Capital

Alberto Badino is a Partner responsible for general partner advisory and origination at Elm Capital, where he assists fund sponsors and general partners on fundraising, fund liquidity solutions and secondary market transactions and oversees the team… Read full bio

John Bakie

News Editor, Private Debt Investor

John has been news editor at Private Debt Investor since 2017 covering all aspects of private debt’s development as an asset class. He has written about almost all areas of financial services including public markets trading, fintech, retail finance,… Read full bio

Tavneet Bakshi

COO, Signal Capital Partners

Tavneet Bakshi is a Partner of Signal Capital Partners. Previously, Tavneet was a Partner at FIRSTavenue, where she was Head of their EMEA business whilst also leading many of the firm’s private credit and infrastructure fundraisings. Prior to this,… Read full bio

Anna Barath

Head of Fund Investments, Bite Investments

Anna is the Head of Fund Investments of Bite, based in Bite’s London office. She joined Bite in 2021 from KIC, the $205bn sovereign wealth fund of South Korea, where she was a Senior Investment Manager allocating to private equity and credit across f… Read full bio

Johnnie Barnett

Partner, The New Amsterdam Group

Johnnie Barnett is a Partner at New Amsterdam based in London, England. Johnnie leads the firm’s distribution efforts across Europe and is involved across all aspects of fund raising for their GPs. He has been raising capital from institutional LPs a… Read full bio

Christopher Bone

Partner, Partners Group

Christopher Bone is Co-Head of Partners Group's London office and Head of Private Debt in Europe. He is Co-Chairman of the Global Direct Debt Investment Committee and Chairman of the Direct Debt Europe Investment Committee. He has been with Partners… Read full bio

Jane Bowes

Senior Vice President, Threadmark LLP

Jane Bowes is a member of Threadmark’s European fund distribution team. Jane has almost two decades of capital raising experience and has worked on multiple credit focused fundraises since joining Threadmark in 2014. As a founding member of Threadmar… Read full bio

Bill Brady

Partner, Head of the Alternative Lender and Private Credit Group, Paul Hastings

Bill Brady is Head of the firm’s Alternative Lender and Private Credit Group, focused on the global private credit market. He is also a member of the Special Situations Group, based in New York. Mr. Brady’s practice focuses on complex finance transac… Read full bio

David Brooks

Partner, Co-Head Capital Solutions, Arcmont

David Brooks joined Arcmont Asset Management as a Partner in January 2020 and is Co-Head of the Capital Solutions strategy. From 2007 to 2019, David was a member of the European opportunistic credit team at Bain Capital Credit (formerly known as Sank… Read full bio

Paul Buckley

Managing Partner / CEO, First Avenue

Paul is the Founder and Managing Partner of First Avenue Partners LLP, a global advisor and capital placement agent for private funds and private companies across four alternative asset classes: private equity, real estate, real assets, and private c… Read full bio

Tim Cable

Senior Partner, Vantage Infrastructure

Tim joined the business in 2012 and has over two decades of relevant experience. Based in London, Tim is the Head of the Global Infrastructure Debt business and the portfolio manager of a number of the firm’s debt mandates. He is Chair of the Debt In… Read full bio

Patrik Edsparr

Chief Investment Officer, Co-Founder, Tor Investment Management

Patrik Edsparr is the Chief Investment Officer and Co-Founder for Tor Investment Management, a leading alternative credit manager focused on the Asia-Pacific markets with over $2 billion under management. Patrik has over 25 years of direct finance an… Read full bio

Nicola Falcinelli

Managing Director, The Carlyle Group

Nicola Falcinelli is a Managing Director of Carlyle’s Illiquid Credit team. He is based in London. Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Falcinelli was a Managing Director for Oz Management where he worked for almost twelve years. At Oz Management, Mr. Falci… Read full bio

Jamil Farooqi

Co-Founder, Girona Partners

Jamil is a Co-Founder of Girona Partners. He has over 24 years pan-European lending and investment experience across a wide variety of property asset classes encompassing senior, mezzanine and distressed debt in both public and private markets. Prior… Read full bio

Christine Farquhar

Global Co-Head of the Credit Investment Group, Cambridge Associates

Christine is the Global Co-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… Read full bio

Tim Floyd

Executive Director, Westbourne Capital

Tim Floyd is Executive Director and head of the London office at Westbourne Capital, an independent investment manager focused exclusively on the infrastructure debt asset. Since joining Westbourne in 2013, Tim has expanded the firm’s investment foot… Read full bio

Sabrina Fox

Chief Executive Officer, European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA)

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 60 institutional fixed income managers, including investment advisor… Read full bio

Eric Gallerne

Managing Partner - Private Debt, Eurazeo

Eric Gallerne is a Managing Partner in charge of the Private Debt activity and is a member of the Investment Committee. Before joining the Group in 2012, he was co-founder and head of mezzanine investments (ActoMezz) for Groupama Private Equity for f… Read full bio

Brendan Galloway

Director, BlackRock

Brendan Galloway, CFA, is the Head of Europe for BlackRock’s Global Credit Opportunities team, the firm's opportunistic credit group. He is focused on private debt investments in special situations, direct lending and secondary markets. Mr. Galloway… Read full bio

Sven Gralla

Fund Manager Private Debt, Kapital 1852 Beratungs GmbH

Sven joined the Private Debt team at Kapital 1852 at the beginning of 2022. As a member of the investment team, he is responsible for the entire investment process including sourcing of new opportunities, investment decisions and portfolio monitoring… Read full bio

Jeffrey Griffiths

Partner and Co-Head of Private Credit, Campbell Lutyens

Jeffrey joined Campbell Lutyens in 2016 and is partner and co-head of the private credit vertical. Prior to joining, Jeffrey spent five years at Credit Suisse in London, where he was most recently a senior member of the Private Fund Group. There, he… Read full bio

David Halkyard

Partner, Head of Credit Funds, Resource Capital Funds

David joined RCF in 2019 following a banking career in London that included senior positions with Bank of Montreal and Société Générale. During this time he led a wide range of mining financing and advisory transactions across, Europe, Middle East an… Read full bio

David Hansen

Fund Manager Private Debt, Kapital 1852 Beratungs GmbH

David Hansen joined Kapital 1852 in 2020. He has been responsible in setting up the Private Debt division and is in charge for its continuous development. As fund manager of the private debt fund of funds "Alternative Income", he leads the entire inv… Read full bio

Carolyn Hastings

Managing Director, Bain Capital Credit

Carolyn Hastings is a Managing Director in the Private Credit Group at Bain Capital Credit, a leading global credit specialist with approximately $49 billion in assets under management. She is based in Bain Capital Credit’s Boston office and serves a… Read full bio

Simon Hayden

Sr. Managing Director (Credit), Blackstone

Simon Hayden is the European Head of the Sustainable Resources Group within Blackstone Credit. He is based in London. Before joining Blackstone Credit, Mr. Hayden was a Managing Director at EIG where he spent over 12 years working on private investme… Read full bio

Antje Hensel-Roth

Chief People & External Affairs Officer, ICG plc

Antje joined ICG in 2018 and in 2020, she was appointed to the Board and became Chief People and External Affairs Officer. Antje is responsible for leading both strategic human capital management with a particular focus on business diversification st… Read full bio

Tuomo Hietaniemi

Portfolio Manager, Elo

Tuomo Hietaniemi is an experienced fund selection and private credit professional who works as private debt portfolio manager at Elo Mutual Pension Insurance Company in Finland. Before focusing on fund selection in 2017, Tuomo spent a decade lending… Read full bio

Johan Hultner

Founder & Managing Partner, ARCOS Capital

Johan Hultner is a Founder and Managing Partner of ARCOS Capital, a Senior Private Debt fund focusing on senior secured lending to the mid-cap corporate market in Northern Europe (DACH, Benelux and the Nordic Region). Johan has over 25 years of exper… Read full bio

Alexander Hunzinger

Head Credit Investments, SUSI Partners

Alexander Hunzinger has been leading SUSI’s Credit Investments team since 2015 and has significantly contributed to the development and refinement of the firm’s asset-based credit financing solution. Since his start at SUSI, the firm has invested mor… Read full bio

Alex Jackson

Managing Director, Northleaf Capital Partners

Alex participates in all aspects of Northleaf’s private credit investment activities, with a focus on the origination, evaluation and monitoring of private credit investments in the UK and Europe. Prior to joining Northleaf in 2016, Alex was at Hayfi… Read full bio

John Jadach

Senior Managing Director, Head of US Direct Lending, LBC Credit Partners

John Jadach is a Senior Managing Director, responsible for LBC’s portfolio management function and serves as a committee member of the Investment Committee. He has more than 26 years of experience in principal investing, investment banking, commercia… Read full bio

Joanne Job

Managing Director, MJ Hudson

Joanne Job is Managing Director – Head of Investment Consulting. She has responsibility for strategy reviews, manager selection, investment research, portfolio analytics and due diligence of private market funds. Prior to joining MJ Hudson, Joanne Jo… Read full bio

Mark Jochims

Head of European Private Credit, Morgan Stanley

Mark Jochims is the Head of European Private Credit and a member of the Private Credit & Equity Executive Committee of Morgan Stanley. He joined in January 2022 and has over 18 years of relevant experience. Prior to his current role, Mark was a f… Read full bio

Brian Kane

Director of Capital Markets & Originations: UK, Ireland & Nordics, CrossLend

Brian brings with him 20+ years of experience in the analysis and funding of credit risk, covering pan-European ABS transactions. He spent 17 years at S&P Global Ratings in senior analytical and team leader roles within the Structured Finance gro… Read full bio

Jim Karp

Partner, Racing Capital

Jim has 34 years of experience building teams and developing successful businesses in investment banking, investment management and corporate environments, with a consistent focus on non-investment grade credit. At Racing Capital, Jim will focus on B… Read full bio

Dr. Gabriella Kindert

Independent Board Member, Neptune Leasing, a.o.

Dr. Gabriella Kindert is a senior banking and investment professional specialising in Alternative Credit and Private markets. She gained over 20 years of international experience in managing investment portfolios over the cycle for leading institutio… Read full bio

Olya Klüppel

Partner, Head of Credit, GP Bullhound

Olya Klueppel is a Partner in GP Bullhound Investment Management, focusing on debt investments into digital economy and technology companies. She is based in Zurich. Prior to joining GP Bullhound in 2021, Olya was a co-founding partner of Global Grow… Read full bio

Jiří Król

Global Head, Alternative Credit Council, Alternative Investment Management Association

Jiří is Global Head of the Alternative Credit Council, a trade body which was established to represent the interests of private credit and non-bank finance participants in asset management. The role of the Alternative Credit Council is to provide dir… Read full bio

Benoit Lavigne

Partner, King & Spalding

Benoit Lavigne is a partner in King & Spalding’s Corporate, Finance and Investments practice, located in their London office. Mr. Lavigne focuses his practice in advising private credit providers and other underwriters as well as borrowers, and h… Read full bio

Mei Lian

Partner, Paul Hastings

Mei Lian is a finance partner, based in London. She has a broad and extensive practice representing clients, both on the debtor and on the creditor side, on high end finance transactions, including related restructuring work, usually with cross-borde… Read full bio

Mikaël Limpalaër

Senior Investment Director, Direct Private Credit (London), AustralianSuper

Mikaël has over 18 years of experience in structured finance (across asset classes and European jurisdictions). Prior to joining AustralianSuper London office in Jan 2020, he held a series of senior positions in real estate and structured finance at… Read full bio

Kristina Matthews

Managing Director, Head of Investor Relations and ESG, Brightwood Capital Advisors

Kristina Matthews is a Managing Director at Brightwood Capital Advisors where she primarily focuses on business development and fundraising strategy. Her engagement commenced in February 2014 in a Consulting role which led to Ms. Matthews joining Bri… Read full bio

Mike McGonigle

Head of Audax Senior Debt, Audax Private Debt

Mr. McGonigle joined Audax Group in 2007 and has led Audax Senior Debt since its inception. Mr. McGonigle also serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors, President and Chief Executive Officer (principal executive officer) for the Audax BDC. Pr… Read full bio

Lindsey McMurray

CEO, Pollen Street

Lindsey McMurray founded Pollen Street in 2013 and is the CEO as well as Chairman of the Investment Committee. Lindsey has been investing in private equity and credit for over 25 years. Lindsey has built Pollen Street into a fast growing, purpose led… Read full bio

Ian Milton

Founder, Mercia Capital Partners

Since founding Mercia Capital in 2013, Ian has served as an adviser to Arbour Partners, helping to raise capital from UK investors for both first-time and later vintage funds of Arbour's private debt General Partner clients. In a 30 year career in th… Read full bio

Diala Minott

Partner, Paul Hastings

Diala Minott is a private funds lawyer in the credit funds practice, based in London. Ms. Minott advises on a wide range of fund structures, both regulated and unregulated in all jurisdictions and asset classes that include private debt, private equi… Read full bio

Sanjay Mistry

Head of Alternative Credit, Pension Protection Fund

Sanjay Mistry is the Head of Alternative Credit and interim Head of Alternatives. As a senior portfolio manager with 25 years investment experience, he is responsible for setting the strategy and all investments within a portfolio, spanning all sub-i… Read full bio

George Moros

Executive Director, Wimmer Financial

George is an Executive Director with a specialty in real estate. George is part of the deal origination and capital raising teams for real estate development projects across asset classes and regions. George studied Economics and has prior real estat… Read full bio

Sandro Näf

Co-Founder, Capital Four

Sandro Näf is a Co-Founder of Capital Four. He joined from Nordea Investment Management, where he was responsible for the European High Yield business, which he initiated in 1999. Prior to that, Sandro worked with Credit Suisse in New York (f/k/a BEA… Read full bio

James Newsome

Managing Partner, Arbour Partners

James Newsome founded the London and Berlin-based capital markets firm Arbour Partners in 2010. Prior to Arbour, James led fund development at Merrill Lynch’s Alternative Investment Group in London from 2000-2009. At Merrill Lynch James designed, ori… Read full bio

Robert Ian Oei

Managing Partner, Enterprising Finance

Robert Oei is managing partner of Enterprising Finance, which he launched in 2019 with Jasper Juijn to provide lower middle market businesses tailormade unitranche loans to finance growth and acquisitions in the Netherlands. He has spent the majority… Read full bio

Peter J. Olds

Partner, Private Investment Funds, Proskauer

Peter Olds is a partner in the Private Funds Group. Peter specializes in advising on the establishment of private funds in the UK, Europe and globally for private equity, private debt, infrastructure and real estate fund sponsors, cornerstone investm… Read full bio

Obinna Onyeagoro

Consultant, Egon Zehnder

Based in London, Obinna (Obi) is a core member in Egon Zehnder's Global Infrastructure Practice. Obi's focus is to build close, trusted relationships advising senior executives both on the fund level and the portfolio companies on their leadership ch… Read full bio

Christian Dybdahl-Ovesen

Partner, Cordet Capital Partners

Christian focuses on origination and execution across the Nordics and German-speaking Europe. Prior to joining CORDET in 2013, Christian was part of Credit Suisse’s Financial Sponsor Group working on origination, structuring and execution of financin… Read full bio

Lucas Pech

Director Private Debt, Golding Capital Partners

Lucas Pech is a Director for Private Debt investments at Golding Capital Partners. He is responsible for selection, due diligence, execution and monitoring of Private Debt investments as well as portfolio management. Before joining Golding Capital Pa… Read full bio

Osvaldo Pereira

Partner, Head of Loan Partners Strategy, Park Square Capital

Osvaldo is a Partner at Park Square Capital, LLP, and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and Investment Committee. Prior to joining Park Square in 2009, Osvaldo was a Vice President at Providence Equity Partners in London, and at Oaktree Capi… Read full bio

Stephan Plagemann

Chief Financial Officer, Head of Portfolio Management, Mount Street

Based in London, Stephan is Chief Financial Officer and Head of Portfolio Management with 20 years’ experience in both trading and investment across credit and structured credit. Prior to Mount Street, he built his experience across buy and sell side… 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

Peter Pulkkinen

Portfolio Manager – Sustainable Private Credit at Lombard Odier Investment Managers, LOIM

Peter Pulkkinen joined LOIM in February 2021. Before joining LOIM, Peter was Portfolio Manager for the Avenue Sustainable Solutions Fund. Peter has over 20 years of relevant industry experience having held senior roles at leading institutions with di… Read full bio

Stephen Quinn

Co-Head of Credit, 17Capital

Stephen is Co-Head of 17Capital’s credit offering and a member of the Investment Committee at 17Capital, the go-to global source of strategic finance for investors in private equity. Stephen joined the firm in 2019 from Lloyds Banking Group, where he… Read full bio

Greg Racz

President, MGG Investment Group

Prior to co-founding MGG, Mr. Racz was President of Hutchin Hill, a multi-billion multi-strategy hedge fund. Previously, Mr. Racz co-founded Octavian Advisors, LP, a $1.4 billion multi-strategy fund and was a corporate attorney at Wachtell, Lipton, R… Read full bio

Faisal Ramzan

Partner, Proskauer

Faisal Ramzan’s practice focuses on complex cross-border and domestic finance transactions and credit arrangements, particularly those financings that involve private sources of capital. He structures and negotiates a wide range of financing faciliti… 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

Daniel Roddick

Founder, Ely Place Partners

Daniel Roddick CFA founded Ely Place Partners in 2018. Daniel has 20 years of experience in private equity advisory, formerly running the placement division of EPIC Private Equity. Prior to that he worked at Campbell Lutyens and McKinsey and Co. Dani… Read full bio

Daniel Humphrey Rodriguez

Head of Private Markets Research, PDI

Daniel Humphrey Rodriguez is PDI’s Head of Private Markets 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… Read full bio

Richard Rudner

Investment Manager, European Investment Fund (EIF)

Richard has been with EIF since 2015, first completing private equity fund investments (mainly primaries, but occasionally secondaries and co-invest as well), then over the past two years in charge of private debt fund investments. He primarily cover… Read full bio

Helene Schutrumpf

Director, Ely Place Partners

Helene Schütrumpf has over 15 years of experience in financial markets, having started her career in proprietary trading at Merrill Lynch, analysing credit and structured credit products. She has been fundraising for Private Equity funds for 10 years… Read full bio

Howard Sharp

Head of Origination, Direct Lending, Alcentra

Howard Sharp joined Alcentra as Head of Origination from Park Square Capital where he was a Partner and Head of Mid-Market Direct Lending for 4 years. In this role he was responsible for co-ordinating the sponsor coverage and origination activities o… Read full bio

Elad Shraga

Partner, Chief Investment Officer, Signal Capital Partners Limited

Mr. Shraga is a Founding Partner and Chief Investment Officer of Signal Capital Partners Limited. Prior to founding the firm, he was Global Head of Structured Finance at Deutsche Bank from 2009 to 2015 creating the street’s most profitable structured… Read full bio

Parvoleta Shtereva

Head of Investments, Gemcorp Capital

Parvoleta is responsible for the firm's risk portfolio as well as execution and management of investments. She is also a member of the Investment Committee. Parvoleta has spent most of her career managing credit portfolios for Black River Asset Manag… Read full bio

Karen Simeone

Managing Director, HarbourVest Partners

Karen Simeone joined HarbourVest in 2018 and focuses on investments in senior and junior private credit transactions. Throughout her career, Karen has managed all aspects of the private credit investment process including sourcing, evaluating, struct… Read full bio

Chris Stainton

Managing Director, HPS Partners

Mr. Stainton is a Managing Director at HPS Investment Partners. Prior to joining HPS in 2016, Mr. Stainton worked at Bain Capital Credit for seven years, where he sourced, evaluated and executed a range of debt and equity investments. Mr. Stainton le… Read full bio

Tom Sumpster

Head of Private Markets, Phoenix Asset Management, Phoenix Group plc

Tom is currently the Head of Private Markets for Phoenix Group, the UK’s largest long-term savings and retirement provider with over £330bn of Assets under Administration, on behalf of over 14 million policyholders. In his current role, Tom is a memb… Read full bio
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Andy Thomson

Senior Editor, Private Debt Investor, PEI Media

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

Jean-Marc Torre

CEO, White Oak UK

Jean-Marc Torre is the CEO of White Oak UK. Mr. Torre has 30 years of banking experience and has spent the majority of his career being the country head and chief executive at various BNP Paribas Bank subsidiaries with a focus on commercial finance a… Read full bio

Alison Trusty

Associate Partner, Aon

Alison Trusty is an Associate Partner within the global investment management team, with 15 years investment experience. At Aon Alison’s research focus is on alternative credit, with expertise across both liquid and private debt markets. She has lead… Read full bio

Natalia Tsitoura

Partner, Apollo Management International

Natalia is Head of European Private Credit at Apollo and is responsible for originating, structuring and underwriting transactions. Natalia has over 14 years of investing experience and extensive knowledge in direct lending dealflow, having worked cl… Read full bio

Dr. Matthias Unser

Managing Director, YIELCO Investments

Dr. Matthias Unser is a Founding Partner and Managing Director of YIELCO Investments AG. Since 2003 he was responsible for more than 80 commitments to private debt funds with a total committed capital of more than USD 2.5bn. Matthias had leading role… Read full bio

Reji Vettasseri

Lead Portfolio Manager, DECALIA Asset Management

Reji is the Lead Portfolio Manager for Private Markets Investments at Decalia SA, where he runs a private market solutions programme that invests through fund investments, co-investments, secondary transactions and seeding deals, with a particular fo… Read full bio

Tricia Ward

Head of Private Markets, Redington

Tricia joined Redington in June 2021 as a Director in Manager Research, with responsibility for leading the private credit team to source, select and deliver best-in-class investment solutions to Redington’s institutional and wealth management client… Read full bio

Adam Wheeler

Co-Head of Global Private Finance, Barings

Adam Wheeler is Co-Head of Barings’ Global Private Finance Group and a member of the firm’s North American, European and Asia-Pacific Private Finance Investment Committees. He is responsible for leading a team that originates, underwrites and manages… Read full bio

Mark Wilton

Managing Director, Barings

Mark Wilton is a senior member of Barings’ Global Private Finance Group and a member of the European Private Finance Investment Committee. He is responsible for originating, executing and monitoring European private finance investments with managemen… Read full bio

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