European Distressed Debt Outlook Breakfast

The Connaught
14 February 2018
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Join us and the restructuring community for the launch of the Debtwire European Distressed Debt Outlook to determine the trends in the year ahead. Debtwire recently surveyed 100 distressed investors and 30 private equity funds to establish the outlook for 2018. The findings of the annual survey will be the focus of discussion at the breakfast meeting in London on 14 February 2018.

of non-UK respondents believe the UK will enter recession in the next two years
of distressed investors expect property and construction to present the best distressed opportunities in terms of sectors
of respondents say legal jurisdiction is the main challenge to investing in distressed businesses
of distressed investors are actively raising funds to invest in distressed debt
    • 08:30

      Registration and Coffee

    • 09:00

      Chairman's Opening Remarks

      Robert  Schach
      Robert Schach
      Managing Editor, Debtwire
    • 09:10

      Panel Discussion: Distressed Debt Outlook 2018

      • Market outlook for 2018. Sourcing of investment opportunities, debt renegotiation, restructuring, fundraising and equity injections.
      • UK and EU insolvency policies, exploring views on the EU Insolvency Directive, Chapter 11 and schemes of arrangement.
      • The reaction of distressed investors and private equity executives to Brexit. It will examine expectations for a recession in the UK by 2019, relocation plans and investment plans into the UK
      • An insight into some of the operations of distressed investors and private equity active in the European market – assets, capital and credit solutions.
      Markus Hunold
      Markus Hunold
      Director, KKR Credit
      Ralf Ackermann
      Ralf Ackermann
      Partner, Searchlight Capital Partners
      Stephen  Philips
      Stephen Philips
      Partner , Orrick
      Carlo Bosco
      Carlo Bosco
      Managing Director, Financing Advisory and Restructuring, EMEA, Greenhill
      Sandro Patti
      Sandro Patti
      Director, Bain Capital Credit
      Robert  Schach
      Robert Schach
      Managing Editor - Europe, Debtwire
    • 09:55

      Audience Q&A

    • 10:15

      Networking Coffee

    • 10:45


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