8th Annual Private Debt London

LPGP Connect Private Debt London brings together LPs and GPs from the global private credit market to look at the latest developments and market trends. Now in its 8th year, join over 40 industry leading speakers to learn how the market is maturing and where the best opportunities can be found today and in the future.

The conference agenda has been designed to give investors an in depth look at the most up to date issues and concerns for investment groups who currently invest in the asset class and those that are looking to learn more and navigate the many opportunities on offer.

Conference will start in

2022/03/29 12:00:00

Lead Sponsors

Locust Point Capital

Locust Point Capital is a credit focused alternative asset manager that invests exclusively in the U.S. Seniors Housing sector. We provide custom financing solutions to companies seeking flexible, non-dilutive capital by filling the financing gap left by banks and traditional credit providers. We invest opportunistically in the U.S. seniors housing industry which has historically offered attractive uncorrelated returns.

What makes Locust Point stand apart from other lenders is our experienced team of investment professionals, our extensive market knowledge, and the numerous long-term relationships that Locust Point’s management team has cultivated over more than two decades.

Our investment philosophy is anchored by a set of core investment principals which include: a commitment to excellence in investing; an alignment of interest with our investors, our portfolio companies, and our team; a collaborative and cooperative culture; and a disciplined, opportunistic approach to investing. These principals, coupled with a culture that is built on providing transparency, flexibility, and reliability, guide our decisions and enhance our ability to achieve our goal of generating consistent cycle-tested returns.

Cordet

CORDET Capital Partners LLP is an independent credit specialist offering private debt and direct lending solutions for smaller mid-market companies (“MMCs”) and core income-focused credit investment solutions for institutional investors. CORDET aims to fill the financing gap left by banks and traditional credit providers that have receded from the European credit markets as a result of increased regulation and the global financial crisis.

With offices in Stockholm and London, CORDET is locally entrenched and benefits from select access to industry, government and the financial sector. As a result, CORDET is able to invest quickly given its strong, current pipeline of proprietary deals.

As a direct lender, CORDET has developed superior, active origination capabilities through extensive relationships with the targeted region’s local banks, financial sponsors and intermediaries. Furthermore, CORDET’s proprietary industry network brings financing opportunities, extensive industry understanding and on-the-ground local origination directly with MMCs.

CORDET seeks to combine the agility of an investment fund and the discipline and lending standards of Nordic banks. The Team has an average of 21 years of professional experience and comprises seasoned specialists with strong lending and investing expertise as well as restructuring know-how.

CORDET is an independent firm and as such the firm’s strategy is driven by investments, for investors – not to support specific transactions, business lines or advisory mandates. CORDET has no legacy issues and is free of the conflicts of interests that may impact firms affiliated with a financial institution.

CORDET’s growing reputation within the investor and borrower communities has led to industry wide recognition, including being voted “Global

Newcomer of the Year” by Private Debt Investor in March 2017.

Co-Sponsors

FIRSTavenue

FIRSTavenue is a leading global placement agent and advisory firm. We are focused on raising capital for private funds and companies and providing advice on private secondary transactions. FIRSTavenue operates across three asset classes: private credit, private equity and real assets. We are a team of 40 professionals based in four offices across the globe.

MGG investments

MGG Investment Group provides bespoke investing solutions to mid-size and growing companies throughout North America. We concentrate our efforts on businesses with EBITDA between $5MM and $50MM a year who are in need of growth or bridge capital. In addition to our long-standing focus on senior secured lending, we also opportunistically invest in the common and preferred equity of growing businesses.

With a seasoned and experienced investment team, we are able to conduct due diligence and address complex situations and specialized financing needs expeditiously while providing certainty to close for business owners.

Vivriti Asset Management

Vivriti Asset Management (VAM) is a part of the Vivriti Group. Vivriti Group focuses on the performing credit space in India, a US$500 Bn market. It seeks to transform the performing credit space in India, using technology to build high efficiencies in sourcing, data management, transaction execution and credit monitoring, while building diligence, portfolio management and deep structuring capabilities in its teams.

VAM was conceptualised with a vision to build fixed income funds focusing on the three dimensions of Risk, Return and Impact. Within the first year of operations, VAM garnered interest from various global investors and domestic LPs, and has crossed US$ 240 Mn of commitments as of end Dec 2021.

Vivriti Group which was founded in 2017 and comprises of the India's largest debt platform ‘CredAvenue’ along with Vivriti Capital, a NBFI. Vivriti Group - backed by marquee investors Creation Investments and LGT Lightrock, - is recognised as a “Soonicorn” owning to its phenomenal growth, innovation and leadership position in the BFSI space.

CIFC Asset Management

CIFC is a global credit manager founded in 2005 with approximately $38 billion in assets under management. CIFC focuses across four disciplines — CLOs, structured credit, corporate credit and opportunistic credit. Serving over 300 investors globally, we have approximately 130 employees located in New York and London with approximately 50 investment professionals averaging 15 years of credit experience. We are guided by a rigorous investment process with an acute focus on downside risk protection and bottom-up fundamental credit research applied across our disciplines.

Alpha FX

We are Alpha – a leading provider of currency management and account solutions to the alternative investment space. In an industry that typically works with thousands of different organisations, our dedicated team specialise in providing solutions that make a substantial and enduring difference to private equity companies. Today we are a £850m+ company listed on the London Stock Exchange and are privileged to be supported by some of the world’s most respected clients and investors.

Proskauer

Proskauer is a leading international law firm focused on creating value. Our roots go back to 1875, when we were founded in New York City. With 700+ lawyers active in virtually every major market worldwide, we are recognized not only for our legal excellence, but also our dedication to client service. Our clients include many of the world’s top companies, financial institutions, investment funds, not-for-profit institutions, governmental entities and other organizations across industries and borders. We also represent individuals in transactions and other matters.

Event Partners

Kreos Capital

Kreos Capital provides innovative and flexible debt solutions to equity-backed, pan-European and Israeli high-growth companies in the technology and healthcare sectors. For over 22 years, our sole focus has been to support our ambitious ecosystem with personal, adaptable and responsive financing through every stage of the growth life cycle – from entry level through to late-stage growth including pre and post-IPO.

SS&C

SS&C enables alternative asset managers and investors to scale and focus on core competencies while modernizing and creating efficiencies across investment and fund operations. SS&C offers innovative products and services for thousands of clients, with over $870bn in private markets AuA and over $640bn in private credit and real estate debt servicing. With industry-leading experience, SS&C is a trusted partner for supporting the full life cycle of private equity, private credit and real asset investments. With SS&C you can pursue new investment opportunities across all verticals and lend across the capital stack without operational challenges or delays.

Indus Valley Partners

Indus Valley Partners (IVP) is a global provider of front, middle and back-office technology solutions, consulting and “digital-first” managed services to over 160 of the most prestigious fund managers on the buy side.

Hedge funds, private equity firms and other traditional and alternative asset managers rely on IVP’s expertise as a thinking partner and best-of-breed platforms to digitally transform and future-proof operations – reducing their costs, improving control and increasing productivity across their enterprise.

Founded in 2000, IVP remains at the forefront of moving FinanceForwardTM with approximately $3.6 trillion of global AUM managed using its technology and $1.5 trillion AUM reported through its regulatory reporting solution. IVP is headquartered in New York with additional offices located in Salt Lake City, London, Mumbai and Noida.

Apera Asset Management

Apera provides private capital solutions to mid-market companies in the DACH, the UK, the Nordics, France and Benelux. Apera was established in September 2016 and is part of the fi-Group, a pan-European investment platform dedicated to providing private debt and equity solutions to SMEs.

The Apera team has over 100 years’ experience in the private debt markets and has cumulatively invested more than €3.5 billion in over 150 transactions across Europe. We have access to private industrial networks which allows us to better understand the specific needs and opportunities of mid-market companies. Through our extensive investment origination relationships with private equity sponsors and advisors, Apera provides tailored solutions to growing mid-market companies.

DunPort Capital Management

DunPort Capital Management (“DunPort”) is an Irish owned and managed asset management company focused on the private debt asset class. DunPort provides flexible debt and hybrid capital solutions for lower mid market corporates across Ireland and the UK. The DunPort team of nine investment professionals have over 70 years of corporate and SME lending experience through all phases of the economic cycle. DunPort has an extensive network of origination relationships and has reviewed over €7bn of proposals since 2013. We adopt a disciplined investment approach, having deployed over €500m worth of capital across 50 different transactions.

Eurazeo

Eurazeo is a leading global investment company, with a diversified portfolio of €27 billion in assets under management, including nearly €19.2 billion from third parties, invested in 450 companies. With its considerable private equity, venture capital, private debt as well as real estate and infrastructure asset expertise, Eurazeo accompanies companies of all sizes, supporting their development through the commitment of its nearly 300 professionals and by offering deep sector expertise, a gateway to global markets, and a responsible and stable foothold for transformational growth. Its solid institutional and family shareholder base, robust financial structure free of structural debt, and flexible investment horizon enable Eurazeo to support its companies over the long term.

Deerpath Capital Management

Deerpath was founded in 2007 by a team of experienced principals to pursue senior debt investments in lower-middle market companies. Since inception, Deerpath has completed over 714 investments representing $6.7 billion of invested capital across a broad range of industries, investment products and transaction types. With offices in New York, Chicago, Boston, Fort Lauderdale, and Los Angeles, Deerpath has direct origination and execution capabilities throughout the United States.

Egan Jones Rating

Egan-Jones Ratings started providing ratings in 1995 for the purpose of issuing timely, accurate ratings. The firm rapidly gained credibility by flagging the failures of Enron and WorldCom, and has since established itself as a leading global provider of credit ratings. Egan-Jones is a Nationally Recognized Statistical Ratings Organization (NRSRO) and is recognized by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) as a Credit Rating Provider. Egan-Jones is also certified by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA). Studies by the Federal Reserve and prestigious academic institutions confirm that over time, ratings from the largest NRSROs tend to converge toward the Egan-Jones Rating

Alantra

Alantra is a global alternative asset management, investment banking, and credit portfolio advisory firm focusing on providing high value-added services to companies, families, and investors operating in the mid-market segment. The Group has over 540 professionals across Europe, the US, Latin America, and Asia.

In Alternative Asset Management, Alantra offers its clients unique access to a wide range of investment strategies in seven highly specialized asset management classes (private equity, active funds, private debt, infrastructure, real estate, transition energy, and technology). As of December 311, 2021, assets under management from consolidated businesses stood at €3.3bn, while assets under management from Strategic Partnerships in which Alantra holds a significant stake were €12.0bn.

Its Investment Banking division provides independent advice on M&A, debt advisory, financial restructuring, and capital markets transactions, having advised on more than 450 deals for a total value of c.€70bn in the last three years. Alantra’s senior bankers and execution teams offer a global understanding of industry sectors combined with strong local relationships with the companies, investors, entrepreneurs, and financing institutions in each of its markets.

Alantra’s Credit Portfolio Advisory team is the leading portfolio advisory unit in Europe, dedicated to transaction execution, structuring, pricing, modelling and data enhancement in relation to credit portfolios and banking platforms. The team has advised on more than 140 transactions for a total volume of c. €83bn in the last three years.

Barings

Barings is a $391+ billion* global investment manager sourcing differentiated opportunities and building long-term portfolios across public and private fixed income, real estate, and specialist equity markets. With investment professionals based in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific, the firm, a subsidiary of MassMutual, aims to serve its clients, communities and employees, and is committed to sustainable practices and responsible investment.

Exhibitors

LGL Group

We are Altum, a leading international provider of Fund, Corporate, and Family Office solutions. Established in 2000, Altum Group (formerly LGL Group) has more than $27bn AUM, with over 130 dedicated employees across three jurisdictions. Our approach brings together exceptionally talented teams, proven processes, and leading technology to ensure optimal efficiency, responsiveness, and value in every client engagement across multiple jurisdictions. We work with people that inspire us, clients that trust us, and partners who believe in us. Together we are Altum.

Panel Partners

Star Mountain

Founded in 2010, Star Mountain Capital is a lower middle-market direct lending manager focused on two investment strategies: 1) providing debt and equity capital to established, growing small and medium-sized companies; and 2) purchasing LP positions, generally at a discount, from other investors in lower middle-market funds. Star Mountain manages ~$2.5 billion of AUM through funds and SMAs for some of the world’s most sophisticated investors, including individuals, family offices, insurance companies, wealth managers, endowments / foundations and pension plans.

Star Mountain is 100% employee-owned and 100% of employees share in the investment profits across 90+ full-time team members and senior advisors/operating partners.

Star Mountain’s specialty is helping grow privately-owned businesses, both organically and through acquisitions, that have at least $15 million of annual revenues and under $30 million of EBITDA. Star Mountain has closed over 135 direct investments and 25 secondary / fund investments since its inception.

Badge & Lanyard Sponsor

Macquarie

Macquarie Credit Markets provides creative solutions to institutional investors looking to settle specific credit assets into private debt funds with defined timing constraints, addressing liquidity needs and certainty of closing.  Use cases include: extending existing capital call/leverage facility capacity, smoothing capital calls, bridge for co-investment/syndication to LP co-invests, affiliates or third parties, fund financing optimization, hedging FX exposures on foreign investments and facilitating allocations of deals to new funds (pre-close).

Macquarie is a global financial services group operating in 32 markets in asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

The diversity of our operations, combined with a strong capital position and robust risk management framework, has contributed to our 52-year record of unbroken profitability.

Data Partners

Preqin

Preqin is the leading source of information for the alternative assets industry, providing data and analysis via online databases, publications and complimentary research reports. Preqin is an independent business with over 350 staff based in New York, London, Singapore, San Francisco, Hong Kong, Guangzhou and Manila, serving over 60,000 customers in over 90 countries. Preqin has the most comprehensive and extensive information available on the private equity and venture capital, hedge fund, real estate, infrastructure, private debt and natural resources industries, encompassing funds and fundraising, performance, fund managers, institutional investors, deals and fund terms. Leading alternative assets professionals from around the world rely on Preqin’s services daily, and its data and statistics are regularly quoted by the financial press.

8th Annual Private Debt London

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Limited Partners

We have complimentary passes for Pension Funds, Foundations, Government Organisations, Non-Profit Organisations, Sovereign Wealth Funds, Family Offices, and other LPs to attend subject to verification, to apply please contact info@lpgpconnect.com

General Partners / Service Providers

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Leading Global Managers

Learn and join the market leaders:

LPGP Connect brings together the leading managers and allocators in private credit today

 

  • Managing Directors, CEOs, Presidents, Partners & Managing Partners
  • CIOs, Investment Directors, Heads of Asset Allocation & Portfolio Managers at local and global institutions

Why you need to be there:

  • 40+ leading speakers and 8 panel sessions
  • Learn about the most important issues in private debt today
  • 1-2-1 meetings with investors and managers
  • LPs from Public Pension Plans, Sovereign Wealth Funds, Endowments, Single and Multi-Family Offices.
  • All hosted under Chatham house rules
  • LP-GP Dinner

Lead Sponsors

Locust Point Capital
Cordet

Co-Sponsors

FIRSTavenue
MGG investments
Vivriti Asset Management
CIFC Asset Management
Alpha FX
Proskauer

Event Partners

Kreos Capital
SS&C
Indus Valley Partners
Apera Asset Management
DunPort Capital Management
Eurazeo
Deerpath Capital Management
Egan Jones Rating
Alantra
Barings

Exhibitors

LGL Group

Panel Partners

Star Mountain

Badge & Lanyard Sponsor

Macquarie

Data Partners

Preqin

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