Global Distressed Debt Investing 2009

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About The Conference

Global economic crisis hasn’t spared anyone. Available funding is drying up and companies in virtually all sectors are struggling to remain afloat. List of businesses in distress is growing longer by the minute. Even the most successful companies find themselves facing distressed situations, opening another window of opportunities for investing in distressed debt across the globe. That is why it is of crucial importance to gather all available information on these lucrative opportunities.

The event will unite Distressed Fund Managers, Private Equity Fund Managers, Hedge Fund Managers, M&A and Turnaround Advisors, Investment Bankers, Bankruptcy Advisors, Loan Originators, Debt Providers, and Rating Agencies.  

Key Topics Covered

  • Distressed investing strategies to consider
  • Distressed debt outlook in the face of a global recession
  • Government regulation of distressed debt holdings
  • Analyzing the legal risk of investing in distressed debt
  • Raising capital for distressed debt firms

Network With Leading

  • Distressed Fund Managers
  • Private Equity Fund Managers
  • Hedge Fund Managers
  • Lawyers
  • M&A and Turnaround Advisors
  • Investment Bankers
  • Bankruptcy Advisors
  • Loan Originators
  • Debt Providers
  • Rating Agencies
8:00 am - REGISTRATION & NETWORKING BREAKFAST
8:30 am - CHAIRPERSON’S WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS
8:45 am - KEYNOTE INTERVIEW
9:15 am - INVESTING GLOBALLY: OUTLINE OF OPPORTUNITIES IN THE DISTRESSED DEBT SECTOR
  • Distressed debt investment opportunities in Europe, Latin America, Canada and Asia
  • How to harness U.S investor interest in the foreign distressed debt sector
  • Overview of the current economic conditions
  • Defaults, Foreclosures, Bankruptcies, Credit Quality, Liquidity, Derivatives, MBS, CMBS, CDO’s and CLOs
  • International distressed debt opportunities – Preparing for the next wave of defaults
David Castillo

David Castillo

Senior Managing Director

FURTHER LANE SECURITIES LP

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James McCarthy

James McCarthy

Chief Investment Officer

STRATEGIC CAPITAL SOLUTIONS, LLC

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Josh Abramowitz

Josh Abramowitz

Chairman

DEEP CREEK CAPITAL LLC.

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10:00 am - DISTRESSED INVESTING STRATEGIES TO CONSIDER
  • Trading, asset acquisition, stock purchase, and loan-to-own strategies
  • Calling the shots: Investing in the equity and debt of struggling companies
  • Liquidation: Expert advice on purchasing distressed debt through Chapter 11 bankruptcy filings
  • Opting to help restructure companies in financial distress –The turnaround techniques
Robert J. Koltai

Robert J. Koltai

Founder & Portfolio Manager

HAIN CAPITAL GROUP

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Jim Kirschner

Jim Kirschner

Managing Director

FIRSTCITY CRESTONE

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John Buck

John Buck

Director

VERSA CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

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Joseph L. Springsteen, Esq., CCIM

Joseph L. Springsteen, Esq., CCIM

Portfolio Manager

RCH CAPITAL, LLC

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10:45 am - MORNING NETWORKING BREAK
11:15 am - DISTRESSED DEBT OUTLOOK IN THE FACE OF A GLOBAL RECESSION
  • Making the case for purchasing distressed debt in other countries
  • The impact of further economic stimulus packages by the U.S, U.K and the E.U
  • European Restructurings and Turnarounds: What opportunities for distressed investing?
  • Evaluating industry sectors in distress
Joel Klein

Joel Klein

Executive Vice President

PPM AMERICA

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Sanjay Nayar

Sanjay Nayar

Portfolio Manager

PRECISION POINT CAPITAL LLC

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William Rochelle

Moderator:

William Rochelle

Columnist

BLOOMBERG NEWS

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12:00 pm - SPECIAL ADDRESS

Co-author of "A Colossal Failure of Common Sense -- the Inside Story of the Collapse of Lehman Brothers"

Lawrence G. McDonald

Lawrence G. McDonald

Former Vice President of Distressed Debt& Convertible Securities Trading

LEHMAN BROTHERS

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12:45 pm - NETWORKING LUNCHEON
1:45 pm - ANALYZING THE LEGAL RISK OF INVESTING IN DISTRESSED DEBT
  • Loan to Own: Exercising lender remedies as an alternative to bankruptcy
  • Bankruptcy, litigation, and other legal issues to comply with internationally
  • What are the legal pitfalls when holding distressed debt
  • Distressed debt investing: An update on recent legal developments in the market
Louise Verrill

Louise Verrill

Partner, Bankruptcy & Finance

BROWN RUDNICK

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Rohit Manocha

Rohit Manocha

Managing Director

TRI-ARTISAN PARTNERS LLC

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Steven B. Levine

Steven B. Levine

Partner, Bankruptcy & Finance

BROWN RUDNICK

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Ethan Schwartz

Ethan Schwartz

Vice President

CONTRARIAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

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2:30 pm - REFINANCING AND MAINTAINING LIQUIDITY FOR DISTRESSED COMPANIES
  • Funds going into the distressed debt industry
  • Trading strategies in distressed debt
  • Control strategies in bankruptcy for distressed debt
Adam B. Cohen

Adam B. Cohen

Founder

COVENANT REVIEW

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Mark O'Hare

Mark O'Hare

Managing Director

PREQIN

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Rick Tilton

Rick Tilton

Analyst

COVENANT REVIEW

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3:15 pm - AFTERNOON NETWORKING BREAK
3:45 pm - INVESTING IN DISTRESSED REAL ESTATE
  • Discussing the role of government intervention in the financial markets and the effect on real estate holdings
  • Examining the affect of the current market situation on Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITS)
  • Identifying and quantifying the risk involved with distressed real estate investments
  • Unbundling of assets from various kinds of complex securities (MBS, CMBS, CDO’s)
Matthew M. Baron

Matthew M. Baron

Principal

SIMON DEVELOPMENT GROUP

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John I. Bralower

John I. Bralower

President

CARLTON HOSPITALITY GROUP

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4:30 pm - HOW DISTRESSED DEBT INVESTING IS GROWING IN THE US AND IN OTHER MARKETS
  • Quantifying the rise in distressed debt
  • Evaluating the future of structured credit including CDOs, CLOs and mezzanine lending
  • Operating strategies in a global context
  • What are the different measures of risk involved?
Steven Kargman

Steven Kargman

President

KARGMAN ASSOCIATES

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Jonathan Winick

Jonathan Winick

President

CLARK STREET CAPITAL

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Kevin F. Griffin

Kevin F. Griffin

Director

CANDOR INVESTMENT GROUP

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5:15 pm - CHAIRPERSON’S SUMMARY & NETWORKING RECEPTION

Keynote Speakers

Leonard Brooks

Leonard Brooks

Managing Director

GULF CAPITAL PARTNERS

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Speakers

Adam B. Cohen

Adam B. Cohen

Founder

COVENANT REVIEW

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Louise Verrill

Louise Verrill

Partner, Bankruptcy & Finance

BROWN RUDNICK

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Mark O'Hare

Mark O'Hare

Managing Director

PREQIN

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Matthew M. Baron

Matthew M. Baron

Principal

SIMON DEVELOPMENT GROUP

Matthew Baron is a Principal at Simon Development Group where he oversees all of the firms real estate

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Rick Tilton

Rick Tilton

Analyst

COVENANT REVIEW

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Robert J. Koltai

Robert J. Koltai

Founder & Portfolio Manager

HAIN CAPITAL GROUP

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Rohit Manocha

Rohit Manocha

Managing Director

TRI-ARTISAN PARTNERS LLC

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Steven B. Levine

Steven B. Levine

Partner, Bankruptcy & Finance

BROWN RUDNICK

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Steven Kargman

Steven Kargman

President

KARGMAN ASSOCIATES

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Lawrence G. McDonald

Lawrence G. McDonald

Former Vice President of Distressed Debt& Convertible Securities Trading

LEHMAN BROTHERS

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David Castillo

David Castillo

Senior Managing Director

FURTHER LANE SECURITIES LP

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James C. Leda

James C. Leda

Vice President

PPM AMERICA

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James McCarthy

James McCarthy

Chief Investment Officer

STRATEGIC CAPITAL SOLUTIONS, LLC

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Jim Kirschner

Jim Kirschner

Managing Director

FIRSTCITY CRESTONE

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Joel Klein

Joel Klein

Executive Vice President

PPM AMERICA

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John Buck

John Buck

Director

VERSA CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

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John I. Bralower

John I. Bralower

President

CARLTON HOSPITALITY GROUP

Mr. Bralower is president of Carlton Hospitality Group and managing director of The Carlton Group. During his

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Jonathan Winick

Jonathan Winick

President

CLARK STREET CAPITAL

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Joseph L. Springsteen, Esq., CCIM

Joseph L. Springsteen, Esq., CCIM

Portfolio Manager

RCH CAPITAL, LLC

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William Rochelle

William Rochelle

Columnist

BLOOMBERG NEWS

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Ethan Schwartz

Ethan Schwartz

Vice President

CONTRARIAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

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Josh Abramowitz

Josh Abramowitz

Chairman

DEEP CREEK CAPITAL LLC.

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Kevin F. Griffin

Kevin F. Griffin

Director

CANDOR INVESTMENT GROUP

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Sanjay Nayar

Sanjay Nayar

Portfolio Manager

PRECISION POINT CAPITAL LLC

Sanjay has over 15 years of investing and trading experience. Currently he is a Portfolio Manager and Partner in a

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Leonard Brooks

Leonard Brooks

Managing Director

GULF CAPITAL PARTNERS

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Adam B. Cohen

Adam B. Cohen

Founder

COVENANT REVIEW

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Louise Verrill

Louise Verrill

Partner, Bankruptcy & Finance

BROWN RUDNICK

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Mark O'Hare

Mark O'Hare

Managing Director

PREQIN

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Matthew M. Baron

Matthew M. Baron

Principal

SIMON DEVELOPMENT GROUP

Matthew Baron is a Principal at Simon Development Group where he oversees all of the firms real estate activities. 

View More

Rick Tilton

Rick Tilton

Analyst

COVENANT REVIEW

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Robert J. Koltai

Robert J. Koltai

Founder & Portfolio Manager

HAIN CAPITAL GROUP

View More

Rohit Manocha

Rohit Manocha

Managing Director

TRI-ARTISAN PARTNERS LLC

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Steven B. Levine

Steven B. Levine

Partner, Bankruptcy & Finance

BROWN RUDNICK

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Steven Kargman

Steven Kargman

President

KARGMAN ASSOCIATES

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Lawrence G. McDonald

Lawrence G. McDonald

Former Vice President of Distressed Debt& Convertible Securities Trading

LEHMAN BROTHERS

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David Castillo

David Castillo

Senior Managing Director

FURTHER LANE SECURITIES LP

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James C. Leda

James C. Leda

Vice President

PPM AMERICA

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James McCarthy

James McCarthy

Chief Investment Officer

STRATEGIC CAPITAL SOLUTIONS, LLC

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Jim Kirschner

Jim Kirschner

Managing Director

FIRSTCITY CRESTONE

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Joel Klein

Joel Klein

Executive Vice President

PPM AMERICA

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John Buck

John Buck

Director

VERSA CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

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John I. Bralower

John I. Bralower

President

CARLTON HOSPITALITY GROUP

Mr. Bralower is president of Carlton Hospitality Group and managing director of The Carlton Group. During his career,

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Jonathan Winick

Jonathan Winick

President

CLARK STREET CAPITAL

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Joseph L. Springsteen, Esq., CCIM

Joseph L. Springsteen, Esq., CCIM

Portfolio Manager

RCH CAPITAL, LLC

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William Rochelle

William Rochelle

Columnist

BLOOMBERG NEWS

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Ethan Schwartz

Ethan Schwartz

Vice President

CONTRARIAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

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Josh Abramowitz

Josh Abramowitz

Chairman

DEEP CREEK CAPITAL LLC.

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Kevin F. Griffin

Kevin F. Griffin

Director

CANDOR INVESTMENT GROUP

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Sanjay Nayar

Sanjay Nayar

Portfolio Manager

PRECISION POINT CAPITAL LLC

Sanjay has over 15 years of investing and trading experience. Currently he is a Portfolio Manager and Partner in a fund

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