Middle Market Lending/CLO Forum

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Convene | 117 West 46th Street | New York City


Morning Session

10:00 AM            Opening Remarks           

                             Eric Del Monaco, Head of Fixed Income Americas, Natixis


10:15 AM            Teach-in: Insurance Investment in CLOs/Direct Lending

                             Inho Choi, Executive Director, U.S. Insurance Solutions, Natixis

                             Michael Moriarty, Director, U.S. Global Structured Credit & Solutions, Natixis


11:00 AM            Financing Considerations for a Middle Market Lender

                             Panelists:             Michael Boyle, Managing Director, Bain Capital Credit

                                                            Kevin Braddish, Chief Executive Officer, Ivy Hill Asset Management

                                                            Aimee Means, Managing Director, HPS Investment Partners

                              Moderator:          Alex Zilberman, Global Head of CLO, Natixis


12:00 PM             Lunch   


Afternoon Session

1:00 PM               State of the Economy

                              Introduction: Michael Sierko, Head of Structured Credit Americas, Natixis

                              Joseph LaVorgna, Chief Economist Americas, Natixis    


1:30 PM               Evolution of the Middle Market

                              Panelists:            Ken Kencel, President & Chief Executive Officer, Churchill Asset Management

                                                            Joseph McCurdy, Senior Managing Director, Guggenheim Partners

                                                            Craig Packer, Co-Founder, Owl Rock Capital Partners

                                                            Kevin McLeod, Senior Managing Director, Cerberus Capital Management, Cerberus Business                                                              Finance                                                 

                               Moderator:         Chris Gilbert, Head of U.S. CLO Banking, Natixis


2:25 PM               Credit View of US Middle Market Lending

                              Panelists:            Greg Cashman, Senior Managing Director, Golub Capital

                                                            Tim Conway, Head of Private Credit, First Eagle Investment Management

                                                            Brent Humphries, Founding Member & President, AB Private Credit Investors

                                                            Joseph Tansey, Founder & Chief Investment Officer, Garrison Investment Group

                              Moderator:          Jerry van Koolbergen, Managing Director, Head of U.S. Structured Credit, DBRS Morningstar


3:35 PM               Opportunities in Middle Market Credit

                              Panelists:            Alex Dashiell, Managing Director, BlackRock

                                                            Andy Frank, Managing Director, Fortress Investment Group

                                                            Stephan Kuppenheimer, Managing Director, GSO Capital Partners

                                                            Ashish Shah, Managing Director, Head of Capital Markets, Madison Capital Funding

                              Moderator:          Abhishek Shukla, Executive Director, Natixis


4:25 PM               Investor Insights

                              Panelists:            Angela Best, Director, Global Structured Products, MetLife Investment Management

                                                            Shelly Cleary, Managing Director, Ivy Hill Asset Management

                                                            Glynis Webb, Director, Allied Irish Bank

                              Moderator:          David Williams, Global Head of Structured Credit Capital Markets, Natixis


4:55 PM               Closing Remarks

                              Olivier Delay, Chief Executive Officer Americas, Natixis


5:00 PM               Reception

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New York City


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