Debtwire Puerto Rico Restructuring Forum

10 on the Park
New York, NY
April 19, 2018
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    • Welcome to Debtwire's Puerto Rico Restructuring Forum

      Please join the Debtwire team and esteemed panelists in New York where they will discuss the efforts and opportunities of rebuilding storm-ravaged Puerto Rico while its cash-strapped government simultaneously restructures its debt.  

    • 08:15

      Registration and Breakfast

    • 08:40

      Opening Remarks

      Paul Greaves
      Paul Greaves
      Managing Editor, Debtwire Municipals (moderator)
    • 08:45

      Restructuring the debt

      Panelists will discuss the ongoing litigation and negotiations regarding the restructuring of the island's USD 125bn in liabilities. 

      • At what point will creditors decide to stop litigating? 
      • How can recovery values provide returns to investors? 
      • How to strike a deal among investors with different investment needs? 

      Carlos  V. Ubiñas
      Carlos V. Ubiñas
      President & Chairman, UBS Financial Services Incorporated of Puerto Rico
      Carolyn  Walsh
      Carolyn Walsh
      Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP
      Dominic  Frederico
      Dominic Frederico
      President & Chief Executive Officer, Assured Guaranty Ltd.
      Matt  Rodrigue
      Matt Rodrigue
      Managing Director, Miller Buckfire & Company
      Seth  Brumby
      Seth Brumby
      Deputy Editor, Debtwire Municipals (moderator)
    • 09:45

      Coffee Networking Break

    • 10:15

      Working Together? Fiscal and Economic Policy Reform

      Panelists will discuss what initiatives are being pursued by Puerto Rican officials to turnaround the island's prospects including its rebuilding efforts and opportunities. 

      • How are officials approaching tax policy to account for US tax reform? 
      • What steps may the US Federal government take to help 
      • How are developers and government officials planning to rebuild?
      • How are bankers and project developers planning to finance construction of critical infrastructure?
      Christopher  Dillon
      Christopher Dillon
      Portfolio Manager, Mariner Investment Group, LLC
      Kenneth Rivera Robles
      Kenneth Rivera Robles
      CPA, President Elect, Puerto Rico Chamber of Commerce
      Tom  Sanzillo
      Tom Sanzillo
      Director of Finance, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis
      Waleska  Rivera
      Waleska Rivera
      President, Danosa Caribbean, Inc
      Gregory A. Clark
      Gregory A. Clark
      Head of Municipal Research, Debtwire Municipals (moderator)
    • 11:30

      Networking Coffee

      *Agenda subject to change.

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