Keeping diversity at the top of the private debt agenda

The forum will return in person in 2021 at a crucial time for the industry. Established in 2019, the Women in Private Debt Forum has driven forward the discussion around diversity in Private Debt.

Bringing together institutional investors, fund managers and the surrounding industry, the event provides a platform for men and women of all levels to build their network across alternative asset classes.

This year’s Women in Women in Private Debt Forum, part of the Women in Private Markets Summit will once again be co-located with the Women in Private Equity, Women in Infrastructure and Women in Real Estate Forums. All registered attendees will have access to the four forums.

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What can you expect at the Women in Private Debt Forum?

Unrivalled networking opportunities

This is an event like no other within the asset class for networking. Take part in the discussion and make real lasting connections with industry participants. The agenda is designed to facilitate networking opportunities including speed-networking, investor-only workshop, roundtable discussions, think-tanks, mentoring sessions and much more.

Hear the latest trends in private debt

How has private debt performed in the past few months and what are practitioners expecting from the next decade? With the asset class emerging out of the last crisis, the forum is the perfect opportunity to discuss how to adapt to the challenges facing private debt in the coming years.

A variety of investor insights

Get a view across the investor spectrum: foundations, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies and public and private pension funds. Understand what matters most to them, how private debt has compared to other strategies in the past year and how to align with them in uncertain times.

Agenda highlights at the forum

  1. How has private debt fared in comparison with other strategies in the past few months?
  2. What role can private credit providers play in helping companies integrate ESG and sustainability?
  3. Distressed & special situations: how is it performing as we move along the credit cycle?
  4. Exploring the potential of private debt secondaries
  5. Why is interest in asset-backed lending increasing?
  6. Invitation-only private debt think tank


Join the Women in Private Markets Summit

The Women in Private Debt Forum is part of something much bigger. Build your network across private markets and access the networking platform to make connections, before meeting at the Summit in December. Book now to access the entire Women in Private Markets Summit and build your network throughout the year.

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Speakers confirmed for 2021

Testimonials from 2020

Julie Dunne

Investment Operations Manager, The Church of England Pensions Board

An incredibly inspirational event that would be a real benefit to any woman or man, in the industry to attend.

Louisa Yeoman

Co-Founder, Astrid Advisors

Fantastic representation across the different asset classes and excellent content from the speakers. It was wonderful to meet so many different people.

Katalin Gallyas

Managing Director, c*funds

Well curated, high-quality conference with the very best of industry passionate and practitioners. Lots of new insights and market trends. Cannot be missed!