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Apr 25
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07:30 - 09:00 90 mins
LP-only breakfast
This exclusive breakfast is only open to invited pension funds, endowments, foundations, DFIs, SWFs and ILPA members, subject to qualification. The breakfast continues through welcome coffee.
08:30 - 08:55 25 mins
Day 2
Registration and morning coffee
08:55 - 09:00 5 mins
Day 2
Chairperson’s welcome address
09:00 - 09:30 30 mins
Day 2
How does private credit stack up?
  • Hans-Jörg Baumann - Chairman of Private Debt and Hedge Funds, StepStone Global

How does private credit compare to other alternative and public market strategies?

09:30 - 10:15 45 mins
Day 2
What to do when the cycle turns: preparing for the inevitable
  • Data introduction & moderator Marc Dellmann - Head Business Development, Senior Partner, CEPRES
  • Panellists Roy Kuo - Team Head – Alternative Strategies, Church Commissioners for England
  • John Sinik - Managing Partner, Metric Capital Partners
  • Matthias Ederer - Partner, BC Partners Credit

What will happen when there is a change in market conditions and what does the forthcoming cycle mean across the globe? How can managers evaluate whether they have the capabilities to restructure and what is the key to navigating this time intensive process? Might a secondary market develop as managers strive to provide liquidity and what are the other implications on the private credit market?

Data: 10 minutes. Panel discussion: 30 minutes. 

10:15 - 10:50 35 mins
Networking Breaks
Morning coffee and networking break
10:50 - 11:50 60 mins
Day 2
Across Europe: what are the nuances of investing in different countries in Europe?
  • Germany Daniel Heine - Managing Director Private Debt, Patrimonium
  • Spain Adriana Oller - Founding Partner, Resilience Partners
  • UK Olya Klueppel - Partner, Global Growth Capital

Are certain markets more conducive to certain strategies and what are the merits of a pan-regional approach versus always being on the ground? What are the borrower and lender dynamics across the region and what does regulation and competition look like in different countries?

This session consists of a 30-minute panel followed by 4 panellist-hosted roundtables each focussed on a different country or region. Each roundtable will run for 25 minutes. The moderator will then ask each host to summarise the most interesting points that were discussed during their roundtable session. 

1. Benelux

2. Germany

3. Spain

4. UK

11:50 - 12:30 40 mins
Day 2
Beyond Europe: how is private credit evolving in the US?
  • Moderator Mark O'Hare - Founder, Preqin
  • Panellists U. Peter C. Gummeson - Managing Director, Audax Private Debt
  • Mark Schachter - Managing Partner, Elm Park Capital
  • Tod Trabocco - Managing Director, Credit Investment Group, Cambridge Associates

What lessons can Europe learn from the more mature US market? How do approaches to sourcing and structuring differ and how do returns look around the world?

Data: 10 minutes. Panel discussion: 30 minutes.

12:30 - 13:55 85 mins
Networking Breaks
Lunch and networking break
13:55 - 14:00 5 mins
Day 2
Afternoon chairperson's welcome address
  • Mark O'Hare - Founder, Preqin
14:00 - 14:30 30 mins
Day 2
Distressed debt: reading the signs
  • Moderator Karim Flitti - Partner, Credit Captial Partners
  • Panellists Matthew Glowasky - Managing Principal, Monarch Alternative Capital (Europe)
  • Bruce Richards - Chairman & CEO, Marathon Asset Management LP

How dependent is this market on the economic cycle? What is the opportunity today and what could it be in the future? What are the merits and challenges associated with different distressed strategies?

14:30 - 15:10 40 mins
Day 2
Avoiding the crowds: private credit opportunities away from the mainstream
  • Moderator Patrick Stutz - Chief Investment Officer, Bayshore Capital Advisors
  • Panellists Marten Vading - General Partner, Kreos Capital
  • Richard Frank,Jr. - Managing Director, Darby Investments (a subsidiary of Franklin Templeton Investments)

Where do you find non-crowded opportunities? How does European bank deleveraging affect availability in credit in emerging markets? And how does a global approach reduce risk?

15:10 - 15:40 30 mins
Networking Breaks
Afternoon refreshments and networking break
15:40 - 16:20 40 mins
Day 2
Too hot to touch session: Remaining disciplined in a competitive environment
  • Discussion Leaders Oliver Fochler - CEO, Stone Mountain Capital
  • Rupert Whitten - Founding Partner, Anjuna Capital

Is increased competition leading to imprudent lending? What are the consequences of leverage in reality and where do you draw the line in the quest to support returns? Is there a slip in quality and are covenants becoming too loose?

The Chatham House Rule applies. Closed to press. 

16:20 - 17:00 40 mins
Day 2
Strategy roundtables
  • Risk sharing Gilles Marchesin - CEO, Chorus Capital
  • Specialty finance & asset-based lending Bruce Richards - Chairman & CEO, Marathon Asset Management LP
  • Venture Debt Eran Davidson - Founder, Davidson Technology Growth Debt

Choose from a selection of hosted roundtables, each focussing on a distinct strategy.

1. Real estate debt

2. Risk sharing

3. Specialty finance & asset-based lending

4. Venture debt

17:00 - 17:05 5 mins
Day 2
End of SuperReturn Private Credit Europe 2018
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