Spanish Opportunities Forum

Part of Markets Day - 11 OCTOBER 2017, THE WALDORF HILTON, LONDON

This event is part of Markets Day at Debtwire Week, giving you 3 events in one. Covering Spanish opportunities, Italian restructuring and real estate investments.

    • Spanish Opportunities Forum

    • 08:30


    • 09:15

      Welcome Remarks

      Providing a context for the day’s discussions, the chairperson summarises the year to date.

    • 09:30

      Sector Focus: Energy and Renewables

      Analysis of the macro situation: 2020 review. Investment opportunities in the secondary market.  Activity expected in greenfield, auctions and technologies. Migration from pure subsidy regimes to merchant risk: current structures for non-subsidised assets, PPAs and bankability. Project bonds.

      Verónica Romaní Sancho
      Verónica Romaní Sancho
      Partner , Gómez-Acebo & Pombo
      Blanca Perea
      Blanca Perea
      Director , FTI Consulting
    • 10:15

      Panel: Private Equity Outlook

      Overview  of the Private Equity market in Spain: issues and trends. What types of deals  are being done? What sectors are the best to invest into? IPOs and exit trends.  Where does the private equity industry see future opportunities? Opportunities  for LBOs and alternative financings. What are private equity borrowers looking  for from their lenders? 

      Javier  Martin
      Javier Martin
      Associate Director , 3i
      Daniel  Lopez-Cruz
      Daniel Lopez-Cruz
      Managing Director, Corporate Investment – Europe , Investcorp
      Leopoldo  Reano
      Leopoldo Reano
      Principal, Spain , H.I.G. Capital
      Jacques  McChesney
      Jacques McChesney
      Partner , Shearman & Sterling
    • 11:00

      Networking coffee

    • 11:30

      Panel: Direct lending opportunities in Spain

      What opportunities lie ahead for direct lenders in Spain? Has the Spanish direct lending space moved away from the distressed funds? How has SME financing changed in Spain through the last years? Will we see continued growth and competition in the market?

      Vincent Vitores
      Vincent Vitores
      Partner- Private Debt , Bluebay
      Ignacio  Díez
      Ignacio Díez
      Founding and Managing Partner , Trea Capital Partners
      Lars  Schmidt
      Lars Schmidt
      Founder , Be-Spoke Capital
      Jaime  Prieto
      Jaime Prieto
      Managing Partner , Kartesia
    • 12:15

      Panel: Real estate and Non-performing loans in Spain

      Tracking the recent pipeline of deals in Spain, as well as the future outlook. This session will consider what asset managers are doing with portfolios post-acquisition.

      Manuel Enrich
      Manuel Enrich
      Investor Relations Director , Sareb
      Sven Andersen
      Sven Andersen
      CFO , FREO Group
      Alessia Pirolo
      Alessia Pirolo
      Senior Reporter , Debtwire
    • 12:55

      Presentation: Restructuring tools

      Recent developments on restructuring tools and how reforms have been implemented. Post-Brexit issues around restructurings in Spain. Debate around the use of UK Scheme’s of Arrangement and what alternative routes there may be, including the evolution of Homologación Judicial.

      Miguel Lamo de Espinosa
      Miguel Lamo de Espinosa
      Partner , Gomez-Acebo & Pombo
    • 13:15

      Networking Lunch