European CLO Summit 2018

London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square, London
October 9, 2018

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Opal Group is proud to present our European CLO Summit. The CLO Summit is an educational forum designed for investors, issuers, underwriters, rating agencies, lawyers and accountants. At this conference, they can learn the newest techniques to maximize returns and reduce risk exposure in this growing area of Asset-Backed Finance. An in-depth review of recent regulatory changes in addition to rating agency methodology, legal, tax and structural considerations will provide attendees with the tools necessary to stay one step ahead of their competitors.

The conference will serve as an opportunity where a meaningful dialogue can be opened to address concerns regarding this dynamic segment of the market.

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Current as of October 9, 2018

7:00

Exhibit Set-Up

8:00

Continental Breakfast Opens

Registration Desk Opens

All confirmed pre-registered delegates must approach the Registration Desk to check in and pick up conference badges. Business Cards are required to retrieve badges.

8:55

Co-Chair Welcoming Remarks

9:00

THE CURRENT STATE AND OUTLOOK FOR THE GLOBAL CLO MARKET

• Is the leverage loan/ CLO market finally becoming global?

Moderator

Chris Porter, Head of Loan, Recovery & CLO Business Development, S&P Global Ratings

Panelists

Jonathan Butler, Managing Director, PGIM Fixed Income

Michael Malek, Director, Credit Suisse

Rishad Ahluwalia, Managing Director, J.P. Morgan Securities plc

Dushy Puvan, Head of Europe CLO Origination & Structuring, BNP Paribas

Sean Renfer, Associate, Sidley Austin LLP

9:45

INVESTOR ROUNDTABLE

• Investing in the full capital structure

Moderator

Alan Packman, Director, Moody's Analytics

Sergio Morales, CFA, Executive Director, Active Credit Portfolio Management, Santander GBM

Mads Christian Romild, Chief Investment Officer, Accunia A/S

Sharif Anbar-Colas, Portfolio Manager for Structured Credit, Kartesia

Michael Schewitz, Credit Trading, Investec Bank (UK) Limited

Miguel Ramos, Partner, Fair Oaks Capital

10:30

EVALUATING LEVERAGED LOAN MARKET PERFORMANCE AND DIRECTION

Moderator

David Gillmor, Head of Leverage and Mid-Market Analytics European Corporate Ratings, S&P Global Ratings

Panelists

Jean-Philippe Maltais, Senior Analyst, GLG Partners LP

Camille McLeod-Salmon, Senior Corporate Credit Portfolio Manager, MeDirect Strategy

Tyler Wallace, CFA, Portfolio Manager, Fair Oaks Capital

11:15

Networking Refreshment Break

11:30
Moderator

Chris McGarry, Partner, White & Case LLP

Javier Hevia Portocarrero, Vice President-Senior Credit Officer, Moody's Investors Service Espana

Jekaterina Muhametova , Associate - EMEA Structured Credit, S&P Global Ratings

Adeel Shafiqullah, Managing Director, Oz Management

Michael Sheren, Co-chairman, G20 Sustainable Finance Study Group

Moderator

Dimitris Papadopoulos,Head of Structured Credit Syndication & CLO Origination - Europe, Natixis Corporate & Investment Banking

Panelists

Florian Viros, Credit Analyst, Carmignac

Conor O-Toole, Director, Head of European Asset Backed Research, Deutsche Bank

Siddharth Chhabra, Partner/Head : Global Structured Credit & CLOs, BlueBay Asset Management

Olivier Pons, CLO Trader, BNP Paribas

12:15
Moderator

Anatoly Sorin, Senior Vice President, US Bank

Panelists

Sandeep Chana, Director EMEA Structured Finance, S&P Global Ratings

Olivier Genin, Senior Portfolio Manager, Amundi Asset Management

Nikunj Gupta, Head of European New Issue CLOs, Deutsche Bank

Kamal Ayatallah, Director, Natixis Corporate & Investment Banking

Moderator

Melanie Davies, Counsel, White & Case LLP

Panelists

Ratul Roy, Head of CLO and Euro ABS Research, Citigroup Inc.

Philippe Jodin, Partner, Alegra Capital LTD

Cathy Price, Head of Altum London, Altum Capital Management

Peter Melichar, Managing Director, GreensLedge

Jihan Saeed, Portfolio Manager, Permira Debt Managers

13:00

Networking Luncheon in Exhibit Hall

14:15
Moderator

Vanessa Cecillon, Associate Director – Commercial Credit, EMEA Structured Finance, S&P Global Ratings

Panelists

Hans L. Christensen, Chief Executive Officer, MJX Asset Management LLC

Justin Driscoll, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Managers, Gallatin Loan Management

Adrian Duffy, Senior Managing Director, Guggenheim Partners Europe Limited

Adeel Shafiqullah, Managing Director, Oz Management

David Fewtrell, Director and Portfolio Manager, Investcorp Credit Management EU Limited

• Evaluation of significant risk-transfer of a securitization.

Moderator

Sanjev Warna-kula-suriya, Partner, Latham & Watkins

Panelists

Jeremy Bradley, Managing Director, SPG, Lloyds Bank

Neil Wilson, Senior Originator, Chorus Capital

Andrew Scourse, Executive Director, DCM Solutions – Securitisation, Santander Corporate & Investment Banking

15:00
Moderator

James Waddington, Partner, Dechert LLP

Panelists

Jim Fogarty, Partner, White & Case LLP

John Engholm, Regtech Specialist, Euronext

Christian Moor, Principal Policy Officer, European Banking Authority

Cameron Saylor, Partner, Paul Hastings (Europe) LLP

Julia Tsybina, Senior Associate, Clifford Chance LLP

Noeleen Ruddy, Partner, Walkers

Thomas Falkus, Partner, White & Case LLP

Moderator

Rebecca Mun, Director & Lead Analyst, EMEA Structured Finance, S&P Global Ratings

Panelists

Matthias Neugebauer, Managing Director, Head of European Structured Credit FitchRatings

Daniel Tobias, Partner, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Emilien Chiappore, Senior Structurer, AXA Investment Managers

Brian Nolan, Associate, PGIM

Carine Kumps-Feniou, Vice President-Senior Credit Officer, Moody’s Investors Service

Peter Melichar, Managing Director, GreensLedge

15:45

Networking Refreshment Break

16:00

LAUNCHING A NEW CLO

Moderator

Abhijit Pawar, Director, EMEA Structured Finance, S&P Global Ratings

Panelists

Vincent Ingato, Senior Portfolio Manager, ZAIS Group, LLC

Justin Driscoll, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Managers, Gallatin Loan Management

Gerard Scully, Director of International Primary Markets, Euronext

Sergio Grasso, Portfolio Manager Accunia

Tim Houghton, Head of Debt & Capital Markets, Cortland Part of Alter Domus Group

Diala Minott, Partner, Paul Hastings (Europe) LLP

16:45
Moderator

Alfonso Pagano, Commercial Director, TMF Group

Panelists

Oliver Fochler, Managing Partner, CEO, Stone Mountain Capital LTD

Marc Bajer, CEO, Hadrian's Wall Capital Ltd

Thomas Falkus, Partner, White & Case LLP

Dr. Nicolaus Loos, CEO, CIO, Deutsche Credit Capital Partners

• How much does CLO manager style affect performance?

Moderator

Julien Devaux, Director, Natixis Corporate & Investment Banking

Panelists

Stephan Plagemann, CFA, CEO, Mount Street Portfolio Advisers GmbH

Aza Teeuwen, Partner, Portfolio Manager, TwentyFour Asset Management

Ratul Roy, Head of CLO and Euro ABS Research, Citigroup Inc.

17:30

Networking Cocktail Reception

Join us and unwind with fellow industry professionals for refreshments & hors d’oeuvres.

London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square
Grosvenor Square, London, UK


Room Rate
Deluxe Room SOLD OUT
*Inclusive of VAT (currently 20%). All invoices will be billed in US Currency.

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Registration Pricing

Standard Rate
Investor* $795
Issuer $1,295
Standard $1,995

*Subject to Opal Group’s verification and approval. Only individuals who are solely investing on their own behalf can be verified for a complimentary pass. Solution Providers or Fund Providers to 3rd parties will not be able to receive complimentary access. As investment portfolios/strategies are constantly changing, we reserve the right to re- verify past delegates for future complimentary passes.

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