Leveraged Finance & CLO Briefing - Frankfurt
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
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Overview

Following the success of our recent Leveraged Finance & CLO summit in London, we are hosting a similar briefing in Frankfurt and Paris. During these events, we will explore the latest market developments and look deeper into potential risks.

The Paris event will take place on 2 July. Details can be found here.

Excellent content and informative panel members - Credit analyst
Very topical, excellently presented in a very engaging manner - Analyst
It was a very good panel discussion with interesting contributors from various different parts of the LVF world - Investment Manager

Agenda 2019

09:00   Registration & Coffee

09:15   Opening Remarks

Chairperson: Sandra Veseli, Managing Director, Corporate Finance Group

09:25   Sovereign and Macro Outlook

Navigating a weakening economy – downside risks are increasing

  • The global economy will continue to weaken in 2019 and into 2020
  • How would European economies fare in a downturn?

Thorsten Nestmann, SeniorVice President – Group Credit Officer, Ratings and Process Oversight

09:45   Leveraged Finance Plenary Session  

Key developments in the market

  • Are credit conditions now on the turn?
  • How are credit metrics and structures developing?

Richard Etheridge, Associate Managing Director, Corporate Finance Group

10:15 Networking & Coffee Break

10:35    CLO Presentation

The credit challenges CLOs face in 2019      

  • Issuance and performance updates
  • Documentation: How will cov-loose aspects impact performance in the next downturn?
  • Collateral Quality Covenants: How will lower expectations and lower cushions affect trading flexibility?
  • How do structural developments in the leveraged finance market feed through into CLOs?

Thorsten Klotz, Managing Director, Structured Finance Group

11:00   Panel on Restructuring

How will the next credit cycle differ from the last?

  • Are credit conditions now on the turn?
  • How are credit metrics and structures developing and will this increase credit risk?
  • Expectations for restructurings, defaults and recoveries as the credit cycle turns
  • Credit selection: Are investors more discriminating and are they adequately compensated?
  • Will the UK to lose its position as a centre of European restructuring after Brexit?  

Led by Martin Hallmark, Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance Group

Per Wehrmann, Head of European High Yield, Deutsche Asset Management Investment GmbH

Paul Kim, Managing Partner, Herter & Co Financial Advisory

Jill Concannon, Partner, White & Case LLP

Lisa Gundy, VP - Senior Covenant Officer, Corporate Finance Group  

11:45   Conference Close

Agenda 2019

09:00   Registration & Coffee

09:15   Opening Remarks

Chairperson: Sandra Veseli, Managing Director, Corporate Finance Group

09:25   Sovereign and Macro Outlook

Navigating a weakening economy – downside risks are increasing

Thorsten Nestmann, SeniorVice President – Group Credit Officer, Ratings and Process Oversight

09:45   Leveraged Finance Plenary Session  

Key developments in the market

Richard Etheridge, Associate Managing Director, Corporate Finance Group

10:15 Networking & Coffee Break

10:35    CLO Presentation

The credit challenges CLOs face in 2019      

Thorsten Klotz, Managing Director, Structured Finance Group

11:00   Panel on Restructuring

How will the next credit cycle differ from the last?

Led by Martin Hallmark, Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance Group

Per Wehrmann, Head of European High Yield, Deutsche Asset Management Investment GmbH

Paul Kim, Managing Partner, Herter & Co Financial Advisory

Jill Concannon, Partner, White & Case LLP

Lisa Gundy, VP - Senior Covenant Officer, Corporate Finance Group  

11:45   Conference Close

Speakers

Guest Speakers

Paul Kim
Managing Partner

External Organisation

Herter & Co Financial Advisory

External Organisation

Herter & Co Financial Advisory

Managing Partner
Paul Kim
Jill Concannon
Partner

External Organisation

White & Case LLP

External Organisation

White & Case LLP

Partner
Jill Concannon

Moody's Speakers

Sandra Veseli
Managing Director
Corporate Finance Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Corporate Finance Group
Managing Director
Sandra Veseli
Richard Etheridge
Associate Managing Director
Corporate Finance Group

Corporate Finance Group
Associate Managing Director
Richard Etheridge
Martin Hallmark
Senior Vice President
Corproate Finance Group

Corproate Finance Group
Senior Vice President
Martin Hallmark
Lisa Gundy
Vice president – Senior Covenant Officer
Corporate Finance Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Corporate Finance Group
Vice president – Senior Covenant Officer
Lisa Gundy
Thorsten Klotz
Managing Director
Structured Finance Group

Structured Finance Group
Managing Director
Thorsten Klotz
Thorsten Nestmann
Senior Vice President – Group Credit Officer
Ratings and Process Oversight

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Ratings and Process Oversight
Senior Vice President – Group Credit Officer
Thorsten Nestmann

If you require any further information please contact Christopher de Ridder.