The largest private debt event in North America

On September 24-25, the Private Debt Investor New York Forum will bring together over 350 senior professionals engaged in the continued expansion of private debt as an asset class. The Forum enters its sixth successful year as the premier gathering for investors to discuss how private credit strategies fit into their investment portfolios as we approach the top of the cycle.

This year’s Forum guarantees a unique opportunity to network with the largest group of industry experts who are all navigating a market full of high return expectations, yet fraught with risk. Join us to explore a broad spectrum of private credit strategies across the capital structure including senior secured loans, subordinated debt, distressed, special situations, niche strategies, real estate, infrastructure and more.

Join the Forum to:

  • Meet over 350 private debt professionals, including 70+ institutional investors to cultivate new business relationships
  • Hear how firms are differentiating themselves in this highly competitive and dynamic market
  • Engage in the debate on best practices and return strategies across the private debt and credit asset class
  • Gain insight from the Private Debt Investor editorial team and access exclusive data from PDI’s Research & Analytics
  • Attend a wide range of sessions including breakout panels, off-the-record roundtables, and fireside chats with industry thought leaders

Why attend?

For investors

Meet the top performing private debt managers and learn how GPs might best weather a potential slowdown.

For fund managers

Advance your firm profile, showcase your expertise and share thought-leadership with investors.

For all

Attend hours of networking sessions to meet the most active LPs allocating to private debt funds.

Keynote speakers

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» A  sample of past attendees, including total investor AUM.

» Featured speakers, including keynotes from Apollo Global Management, Ares, Golub Capital, and Oaktree Capital Management.

» Key topics covering middle market direct lending, niche and alternative credit strategies, and investor priorities.

Investors that attended last year

50 South Capital
Abbot Downing
Aflac Global Investments
Aksia
Ascension
Atrato Advisors
AWAC Services Company, Inc
Ballentine Partners
Blueprint Capital Advisors (BCA)
Bridgeport Asset Management
British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (bcIMC)
Bureau of Asset Management - Office of New York City Comptroller
Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec
Cambridge Associates
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
CDPQ
Cliffwater LLC
Colby College
Contegria Private Capital LLC
Country Financial
Enstar Gropu
Erie Insurance
GAM
Gapstow Capital Partners LP
GIC Private Equity
Golden Alpha US LLC
Hanwha Asset Management
HOOPP Capital Partners
Joint Industry Board
Kentucky Retirement Systems
Meketa Investment Group, Inc
Mercer
Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation
Mitsui Sumitomo Trust Bank
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company
NEPC
New Jersey Division of Investment
Nikko Asset Management
Nonami, LLC
OLS Capital
Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
Pacific Life
Pfizer
PSP Investments
Rackson Asset Management, LLC
Richardson GMP & Richardson GMP Private F.O.
Rocaton Investment Advisors
Royal Bank of Canada
Royce Family Investments LLC and Royce Family Fund, Inc.
San Bernardino County Employees' Retirement Association
Sigma Principal Capital (Single Family Office)
Stafford Capital Partners
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited
Sun Life Institutional Investments (Canada) Inc.
Swiss Re
The Jordan Family Office
The World Bank Pension Fund
UPS Group Trust
VIA Rail Canada Pension Plan
Wafra Inc.
White Mountains Advisors, LLC
Willett Advisors LLC
Wilmington Trust Investment Advisors, Inc.
Zeke Capital Advisors

WATCH: Deepest concerns in private debt revealed

What keeps you awake at night? That’s the question we posed to three leading asset class professionals at last year’s Private Debt Investor New York Forum, including Ted Koenig from Monroe Capital, Tod Trabocco from Cambridge Associates, and Marc Lasry from Avenue Capital Group. Watch this two-minute video to find out their answers.

What our attendees say about the Forum

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Kurt Bock, Chief Executive Officer

Absolutely invaluable! The perspectives from GPs, LPs, and industry analysts all in one place made this the most beneficial investor meeting I will attend this…

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Randy Schwimmer, Senior Managing Director

Particularly liked the number of institutional investors who attended.

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Ed Robertiello, Chief Investment Officer

Educational and well balanced regarding pros and cons to private lending.

 

View each tab below to explore the two-day agenda, packed full with insightful panel discussions, keynotes and powerful networking breaks for the leaders in private debt and credit. Interested in participating in the Forum? Contact Arleen Buckley at arleen.b@peimedia.com or +1 212 633 1454.

Day 1 Day 2
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Agenda

Day 1 - Tuesday 24th

Breakfast and registration
08:00 - 09:00

Registration opens

08:00 - 09:00

Breakfast for all attendees

08:00 - 09:00

Women’s networking breakfast, co-hosted by Women in Alternative Debt (invitation only)

Welcome remarks
09:00 - 09:10

PDI welcome

09:10 - 09:15

Chairperson's introduction

Michelle Noyes
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Michelle Noyes

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

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Plenary sessions
09:15 - 10:00

Panel | LP voices: seeking alpha in private debt today

Jonathan Bock, Scott Bevill
  • Which alternative lending strategies are performing well and why? 
  • Finding credit strategies that deliver uncorrelated returns 
  • Is the direct lending market over-saturated, and how can managers continue to differentiate themselves from the competition? 
  • Which private credit strategies are accretive to a portfolio of middle market direct lending strategies? 
  • Can investors still find opportunities for outsized returns? 
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Jonathan Bock

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

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Scott Bevill

Senior Investment Officer - Global Income Strategies, Teachers’ Retirement System of the State of Illinois

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10:00 - 10:40

Fireside chat with James Zelter, Co-President of Apollo Global Management

Andy Thomson, James Zelter
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Andy Thomson

Senior Editor, Private Debt Investor

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James Zelter

Co-President and Chief Investment Officer, Apollo Global Management

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10:40 - 11:00

Coffee and networking break

Working Group Series I- Main room session
11:00 - 11:50

Panel | Cross border transactions

William Brady, Eric Lloyd, Tanner Powell

As more private credit managers have been exploring non-U.S. jurisdictions and non-US based managers have been branching out to do deals in the US, we will deconstruct a trio of hypothetical crossborder corporate credit opportunities. 

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William Brady

Partner, Head of Alternative Lender Practice, Paul Hastings LLP

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Eric Lloyd

Managing Director and Head of Global Private Finance, Barings

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Tanner Powell

Principal, Apollo Investment Management

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Working Group Series I- Breakout Rooms
11:00 - 11:50

A | Real estate credit strategies

Kyle Campbell, Justin Guichard
  • Return expectations and risk profiles for different types of real estate credit strategies 
  • Current availability of debt and financing for core and non-core assets  
  • How risk sharing between lenders and borrowers is changing 
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Kyle Campbell

Senior Reporter, PERE

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Justin Guichard

Managing Director and Co-Portfolio Manager Real Estate Debt and Structured Credit, Oaktree Capital

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11:00 - 11:50

B | Opportunities in specialty finance

  • Learning more about the risk return profile of asset backed and specialty finance funds 
  • Appeal of non-correlated returns to investors 
  • Where do aviation finance, film royalties, equipment leasing, and other asset backed strategies fit in a private credit portfolio? 
Working Group Series II- Main room session
11:50 - 12:40

Panel | Regional spotlight: Europe

Andrew Konopelski, Jaime Prieto
  • Are investors looking at Europe as an alternative to the highly competitive US market?
  • Which markets present the best private debt opportunities across the capital stack – senior secured, NPLs, distressed?
  • How are European private debt funds positioned to take advantage of opportunities created by BREXIT?
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Andrew Konopelski

Partner, Head of Credit, EQT Credit

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Jaime Prieto

Managing Partner, Kartesia

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Working Group Series II- Breakout Rooms
11:50 - 12:40

C | Investing in real asset debt strategies

  • Which subsectors are most attractive and why? Transportation, energy, shipping, ports. 
  • Role of insurance companies as investors 
  • How do investors benchmark and select real asset debt managers?
  • Where do opportunities lie across the capital structure in real asset debt?
  • What types of cash yields can investors expect?
11:50 - 12:40

D | Opportunities in structured credit and broadly syndicated CLOs

  • What advantages do CLOs offer over other structured products and credit assets? 
  • What impact will the repeal of risk retention have on the CLO market?
  • How will a potential economic downturn impact CLO portfolio performance? 
Midday break
12:40 - 14:00

Networking luncheon

Working Group Series III- Main room session
14:00 - 14:45

Panel | BDCs and middle market CLOs

Stephen Nesbitt, Ken Kencel
  • Taking advantage of regulatory changes for BDCs permitting additional leverage 
  • Growth of mid-market CLOs as source of capital 
  • What happens to the quality of assets if spreads continue to tighten and if loans get downgraded? 
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Stephen Nesbitt

Chief Executive Officer, Cliffwater LLC

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Ken Kencel

President and Chief Executive Officer, Churchill Asset Management

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Working Group Series III- Breakout Rooms
14:00 - 14:45

E | How can ESG offer managers an additional means of differentiation when pitching to investors?

  • How important is governance in private debt, and what are the critical issues that come up in these transactions?
  • How far behind is the private debt industry than its private equity counterparts and does this make a difference to investors when allocating funds?
  • Can ESG have a positive impact on returns to private debt fund managers or is it merely an investor requirement?
  • Is private debt impact investing an oxymoron?
14:00 - 14:45

F | Emerging markets debt strategies

  • How are private credit markets evolving across Asia, Latin America and other emerging markets? 
  • Which countries present best investment opportunities 
  • Are you getting compensated for additional political, economic and currency risks? 
Working Group Series IV- Main room session
14:45 - 15:30

Panel | Exploration of top sectors: tech, business services and healthcare

Jennifer St. John Yount, Brent Humphries, Tim Wentink
  • Where are we in the cycle with respect to these sectors?
  • What elements make them attractive right now?
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Jennifer St. John Yount

Partner, Head of Finance and Restructuring Practice, Paul Hastings LLP

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Brent Humphries

President, AB Private Credit Investors

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Tim Wentink

Managing Partner, Twin Brook Capital Partners

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Working Group Series IV- Breakout Rooms
14:45 - 15:30

G | Venture lending

  • How do you underwrite companies with no cash flow? 
  • Uses of venture lending 
14:45 - 15:30

H | Niche strategies gaining traction

  • Where do niche strategies fit in a private credit portfolio? 
  • How to diligence managers and evaluate deal sourcing and underwriting capabilities 
  • What are realistic return expectations? 
Plenary sessions
15:30 - 15:50

Coffee and networking break

15:50 - 16:15

Fireside chat with Michael Arougheti, Director, Co-Founder and President of Ares Management

Michael Arougheti
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Michael Arougheti

Director, Co-Founder, CEO and President, Ares Management

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16:15 - 16:45

The great debate: are covenants important?

Timothy Conway, John Liguori, Theodore Koenig

Two teams of debaters will face off to address this important question for the private credit asset class.  Why do covenants matter? What’s the impact of EBITDA add backs on covenants? 

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Timothy Conway

Head of Private Credit, First Eagle Investment Management

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John Liguori

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

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Theodore Koenig

President and Chief Executive Officer, Monroe Capital LLC

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16:45 - 17:15

Closing keynote interview | Seeking alpha in middle market direct lending with David Golub, President of Golub Capital

David Golub
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David Golub

President, Golub Capital

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17:15 - 17:30

Chairperson's closing remarks

Michelle Noyes
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Michelle Noyes

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

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Close of day 1
17:30 - 19:00

Networking cocktail reception and end of day 1

Agenda

Day 2 - Wednesday 25th

Breakfast and registration
08:00 - 09:05

Registration opens

08:00 - 09:05

Breakfast for all attendees

08:00 - 09:05

Invite-only LP Think Tank

Welcome remarks
09:05 - 09:10

Chairperson’s opening remarks

Plenary sessions
09:10 - 09:45

Keynote interview with Howard Marks, Co-Chairman of Oaktree Capital

Howard Marks , Andrew Hedlund
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Howard Marks

Co-Chairman, Oaktree Capital Management

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Andrew Hedlund

Americas Editor, Private Debt Investor

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09:45 - 10:30

Case studies | Distressed and special situations

Peter Antoszyk, Chris Monigle

GPs will present a trio of case studies on managing defaults and resolving issues faced in workouts using real-life examples.

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Peter Antoszyk

Partner, Proskauer LLP

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Chris Monigle

Administrative Vice President, Wilmington Trust

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10:30 - 10:50

Coffee and networking break

10:50 - 11:30

Panel | How will the private debt asset class perform in an economic downturn?

Jay Alicandri, Kevin P. Magid, Patrick Frisch, CFA, Robert Thompson
  • How are private credit managers positioned to take advance of distressed opportunities? 
  • How are investors evaluating ability of managers to succeed in a volatile economic environment
  • Lessons learned from the Global Financial Crisis
  • What types of downside protection are being offered?
  • Trends in flexible investment mandates
  • Growth in distressed debt fundraising
     

 

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Jay Alicandri

Partner, Dechert

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Kevin P. Magid

Managing Director and Head of Audax Private Debt, Audax Private Debt

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Patrick Frisch, CFA

Managing Director, Head of Investment Industry Finance, ING Capital LLC

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Robert Thompson

Senior Portfolio Manager – Credit, UPS Group Trust

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11:30 - 12:15

Panel | A view from the borrowers: financing deals in today’s market

Ari Blaut
  • Importance of speed and strategic partnerships 
  • Current trends in financing terms 
  • Do borrowers have the upper hand? 
  • Capabilities to work with borrowers in case of a downturn 

 

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Ari Blaut

Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell

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12:15 - 13:00

Panel | Opportunities for LP co-investment and going direct

  • Disintermediation: the difficulties in cutting out the middleman
  • Different approaches to accessing direct deals
  • Due diligence on LP co-investment opportunities
  • Building the team and acquiring the expertise
Close of day 2
13:00 - 14:00

Networking luncheon

14:00 - 14:00

End of day 2

 

Interested in speaking at the Forum? Please contact Arleen Buckley at arleen.b@peimedia.com or +1 212 633 1454.

Jay Alicandri

Partner, Dechert

Jay R. Alicandri negotiates and structures leveraged finance transactions and fund financing transactions for lenders and fund sponsors. Mr. Alicandri advises clients on all capital structure layers, including ABL facilities, senior credit facilities… Read full bio

Chrystalle Anstett, CFA

Co-Head of Private Credit, Eaton Partners

Chrystalle is the Co-Head of Private Credit and has a leadership role in the origination, underwriting and project management of the firm's credit-related offerings. She works closely with clients on marketing strategy, collateral design and product… Read full bio

Peter Antoszyk

Partner, Proskauer LLP

Peter J. Antoszyk is a partner in the Corporate Department, a member of The Private Credit Group and co-head of the Private Credit Restructuring Group. Peter represents direct lenders, private credit funds, asset managers, alternative lenders, sovere… Read full bio

Michael Arougheti

Director, Co-Founder, CEO and President, Ares Management

Mr. Arougheti is Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer and President, as well as a Director of Ares Management Corporation. He is a member of the Ares Executive Management Committee and the firm’s Management Committee. He additionally serves as Co-Chai… Read full bio

Scott Bevill

Senior Investment Officer - Global Income Strategies, Teachers’ Retirement System of the State of Illinois

Mr. Bevill currently serves as Senior Investment Officer – Global Income Strategies for the $50 billion Teachers’ Retirement System of the State of Illinois. Mr. Bevill is responsible for all global debt portfolios, both public and private, short-ter… Read full bio

Ari Blaut

Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell

Ari Blaut is a partner in Sullivan & Cromwell’s Finance and Restructuring Group. Ari maintains a broad transactional practice advising clients on a range of financings, including private lending, bank financings, high yield bond issuances, “PIPE” tra… Read full bio

Jonathan Bock

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

Mr. Bock is Chief Financial Officer of Barings BDC, Inc. and a Managing Director in Barings Global Private Finance Group. Prior to joining Barings in July 2018, Mr. Bock was a Managing Director and Senior Equity Analyst at Wells Fargo Securities spec… Read full bio

William Brady

Partner, Head of Alternative Lender Practice, Paul Hastings LLP

William 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 at Paul Hastings. Mr. Brady is based in the firm’s New York office. Mr.… Read full bio

Timothy Conway

Head of Private Credit, First Eagle Investment Management

Timothy J. Conway is the head of First Eagle’s Private Credit team, and serves as a member of the Management and Investment Committees. Tim joined First Eagle in December 2017 when the firm acquired NewStar Financial, which Tim had founded in 2004. T… Read full bio

Patrick Frisch, CFA

Managing Director, Head of Investment Industry Finance, ING Capital LLC

Patrick W. Frisch is Managing Director and Head of the Investment Industry Finance Group (IIF) at ING Capital LLC in New York. In this role, Mr. Frisch is responsible for overseeing transaction origination and relationship management in the investmen… Read full bio

David Golub

President, Golub Capital

David Golub is President of Golub Capital, a market-leading, award-winning private debt platform with over $30 billion of capital under management. Golub Capital partners with institutional investors and family offices, offering tailored solutions fo… Read full bio

Justin Guichard

Managing Director and Co-Portfolio Manager Real Estate Debt and Structured Credit, Oaktree Capital

Mr. Guichard joined Oaktree in 2007. He is a managing director and co-portfolio manager for Oaktree’s Real Estate Debt and Structured Credit strategies. In addition to his strategy management responsibilities, Mr. Guichard is responsible for investin… Read full bio

Andrew Hedlund

Americas Editor, Private Debt Investor

Andrew Hedlund is the Americas Editor at Private Debt Investor where he helps coordinate coverage of US private debt markets and also writes and reports about all aspects of the asset class. Before joining PDI, he wrote for The Deal and Reorg Researc… Read full bio

Brent Humphries

President, AB Private Credit Investors

Brent Humphries joined AB in 2014 as a founding member and President of AB Private Credit Investors, where he has primary responsibility for overseeing all aspects of the business, including investor relations, investment originations, structuring an… Read full bio

Ken Kencel

President and Chief Executive Officer, Churchill Asset Management

Kenneth J. Kencel serves as President & CEO of Churchill Asset Management. Throughout his over 30-year career Mr. Kencel has accrued a broad range of experience in leading middle market financing businesses. Previously, he was President and a Directo… Read full bio

Theodore Koenig

President and Chief Executive Officer, Monroe Capital LLC

Theodore L. Koenig, President, CEO and founder of Monroe Capital LLC, a private credit asset management firm specializing in direct lending and special situations investing. Since 2004, the firm has provided private credit solutions to borrowers in t… Read full bio

Andrew Konopelski

Partner and Head of EQT Credit Strategies, EQT Credit

Andrew Konopelski joined EQT Partners in 2008 and is Partner and Head of EQT Credit Strategies. Andrew graduated from Duke University with degrees in Chemistry and Art History and received a Masters in Finance degree from London Business School. Prio… Read full bio

Eric Larsson

Managing Director, Portfolio Manager Special Situations Fund, Alcentra

Eric joined Alcentra in July 2015 and is a Portfolio Manager for Alcentra’s Special Situations funds. He has more than 10 years of experience from investing in the European distressed market; most recently as Managing Director and Head of European co… Read full bio

John Liguori

Managing Director, Jefferies Finance

John Liguori is a co-founding member of Jefferies Finance LLC and the Chief Investment Officer of the firm’s Direct Lending business. He is responsible for all aspects of Direct Lending investment and fundraising activities and serves as a voting mem… Read full bio

Eric Lloyd

Managing Director and Head of Global Private Finance, Barings

Eric Lloyd is the Head of Barings’ Global Private Finance Group. He is responsible for managing all aspects of the firm’s global private finance enterprise and participating on all three of his group’s Investment Committees. Eric has worked in the in… Read full bio

Kevin P. Magid

Managing Director and Head of Audax Private Debt, Audax Private Debt

Mr. Magid is Head of Audax Private Debt, a leading direct lender in the U.S. middle market. He joined Audax Group in 2000 to establish and lead Audax’ Private Debt business. Audax Private Debt has provided more than $16 billion of debt capital soluti… Read full bio

Howard Marks

Co-Chairman, Oaktree Capital Management

Since the formation of Oaktree in 1995, Mr. Marks has been responsible for ensuring the firm’s adherence to its core investment philosophy; communicating closely with clients concerning products and strategies; and contributing his experience to big-… Read full bio

Chris Monigle

Administrative Vice President, Wilmington Trust

Chris is responsible for introducing corporate clients to Wilmington Trust’s Global Loan Agency Services. He specializes in loan agency services for BDCs, Direct Lenders, and Alternative Capital Providers who originate middle market bi-lateral and sm… Read full bio

Stephen Nesbitt

Chief Executive Officer, Cliffwater LLC

Steve is CEO of Cliffwater LLC, an investment advisory firm specializing in alternative investments, including hedge funds, private equity, private debt, real assets, and real estate. Prior to forming Cliffwater in 2004, Steve was a Senior Managing D… Read full bio

Michelle Noyes

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

Michelle Noyes joined AIMA in 2012 as Chief Operating Officer of AIMA's New York office, and became the Association's Head of Americas in 2017. Previously, she was Head of International Sales and Investor Relations for BRZ Investimentos, one of the l… Read full bio

Sylvia Owens

Global Private Credit Strategist, Aksia

Daniel Pietrzak

Member, KKR

Daniel Pietrzak (New York) joined KKR in 2016 and is a Member of KKR. Mr. Pietrzak is a portfolio manager for KKR's private credit funds and portfolios and a member of the Global Private Credit Investment Committee, Europe Direct Lending Investment C… Read full bio

Tanner Powell

Principal, Apollo Investment Management

Jamie Prieto

Managing Partner, Kartesia Advisors

When founding Kartesia in 2013, Jaime had over 10 years of experience in private equity finance and strategy. Before founding Kartesia Advisors, Jaime co-founded the Altercap funds at LBO France, which successfully raised and invested €500 million in… Read full bio

Christopher Solomon

General Partner & Director of Capital Markets, Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe

Mr. Solomon is a General Partner focused on raising financing for WCAS portfolio companies, having joined WCAS in 2007. Before joining WCAS, Mr. Solomon was at J.P. Morgan Securities and two Technology start-ups. Education Ross School of Business at… Read full bio

Jennifer St. John Yount

Partner, Head of Finance and Restructuring Practice, Paul Hastings LLP

Jennifer St. John Yount is the chair of the Paul Hastings Finance and Restructuring practice and is based in the firm’s New York office. Her practice primarily consists of representing direct lenders, finance companies, alternative and specialty lend… Read full bio

Jordan Stutts

Senior Reporter, Infrastructure Investor

Jordan Stutts is a senior reporter at Infrastructure Investor based in New York. Since 2015, Jordan has covered trends in the funding and financing of infrastructure assets around the world. His stories range from the simple power-purchase agreement… 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

Robert Thompson

Senior Portfolio Manager- Credit, UPS Group Trust

Tim Wentink

Managing Partner, Twin Brook Capital Partners

Tim Wentink joined Twin Brook in 2019 as a Managing Director in the firm's middle market direct lending loan business. Tim focuses on originating, structuring, underwriting, and negotiating healthcare transactions. Prior to joining the firm, Tim spen… Read full bio

Andrew Yorks

Senior Vice President, Head of Alternatives and Private Debt Strategies, Lincoln Financial Group

Andrew Yorks is Senior Vice President and head of Alternatives and Private Debt Strategies for Lincoln Financial Group. Yorks oversees $18 billion of alternatives and private debt strategies for the company’s general account. His team of portfolio ma… Read full bio

James Zelter

Co-President and Chief Investment Officer, Apollo Global Management

Mr. Zelter is Co-President of Apollo Global Management, LLC, sharing responsibility for all of Apollo’s revenue-generating and investing businesses. Mr. Zelter focuses on Apollo’s credit and yield business, and serves on the various Credit Investment… Read full bio
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