NATIXIS CIB 6TH ANNUAL
Direct Lending Finance/CLO Forum

Strategic Trends in Direct Lending

Wednesday, March 20, 2024

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AGENDA

8:30 AM

 

8:45 AM

 

 

 

 

 

 

9:30 AM

 

 

 

9:45 AM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10:45 AM

 

11:00 AM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12:00 PM

 

12:30 PM

 

1:45 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

2:45 PM

 

3:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5:00 PM

 

 

5:15 PM

Registration & Breakfast

 

Instructional Teach-In: Taking the Keys – The Nuts and Bolts of Workouts

Panelists:

     Jeffrey Fitts, Managing Director, HPS 

     Michele Kovatchis, Senior Managing Director and Head of Credit Advisory Group, Antares Capital

     Alastair McKeever, Managing Director, Guggenheim Partners

Moderator: Vincent Indelicato, Global Co-Chair of Restructuring, Proskauer Rose LLP

 

Opening Remarks    

Emmanuel IssanchouHead of Global Markets Americas and Global Head of Credit Markets,

Natixis CIB 

 

Origination – Winning Mandates and Delivering Quality Portfolios

Panelists:

     Chip Cushman, Managing Director, Golub Capital

     Andy FrankPartner, Head of Sponsor Finance, Fortress

     Carolyn Glick, Head of Origination US Direct Lending, BlackRock

     Kelli MartiHead of CLO Management, Churchill

Moderator: Asif KhanHead of Structured Credit Capital Markets, Natixis CIB

 

Morning Break

 

PE Sponsor Perspectives on Direct Lending versus Broadly Syndicated Financing Solutions

Panelists:                                                                     

     Janki Chudgar, Principal, Capital Markets, Advent

     Stratton Heath, Partner & Head of Capital Markets, Oak Hill Capital  

     Matt Kretzman, Managing Director & Global Head of PE Capital Markets, HIG 

     Lauren Tannenbaum, Managing Director, Global Capital Markets, Carlyle

Moderator: Bill ErnestGlobal Co-Head of Financial Sponsors, Natixis CIB

 

Keynote

 

Lunch/Networking Break

 

Growth of Direct Lending – Strategic Positioning in a Dynamic Market

Panelists:

     Ian Fowler, Co-Head Global Private Finance, Barings

     Brent Humphries, President, AB Private Credit Investors

     Dan Wolf, Chief Executive Officer, Cerberus Business Finance

Moderator: Chris GilbertHead of U.S. CLO Banking, Natixis CIB

 

Afternoon Break

 

Market Segmentation in Private Credit - 

How Managers Focus on Different Elements of the Market 

Panelists:

     Matt Harvey, Dedicated Partner & Head of Direct Lending, PGIM

     Ian Larkin, Chief Executive Officer, Maranon Capital

     Arlene Shaw, Managing Director & Treasurer, Brightwood Capital

Moderator: Michael MoriartyExecutive Director, Natixis CIB

 

Investor Insights

Panelists:

     Shiloh Bates, Chief Investment Officer, Flat Rock Global

     Angela Best, Director, MetLife

     Tony Liu, Principal, Apollo

     Michael Schewitz, Portfolio Manager, Credit Investments, Invest Bank UK Plc 

Moderator: Daniel LeporeHead of Liability Management, Cliffwater

 

Closing Remarks

Olivier DelayChief Executive Officer Americas, Natixis CIB

 

Reception to Follow

Venue

Quorum by Convene

1221 Avenue of Americas
10020 New York, NY


CONTACT


For questions please contact:

Deirdre Curry

1251 Avenue of Americas
10020 New York
United States