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November 15, 2019

26th Annual Distressed Investing Conference on Mon., Dec. 2, 2019, at The Harmonie Club in Midtown Manhattan.

Our friends at the Beard Group are hosting the 26th Annual Distressed Investing Conference on Mon., Dec. 2, 2019, at The Harmonie Club in Midtown Manhattan.

 

The oldest event in distressed investing attracts hedge fund managers and institutional investors, financial advisers, turnaround managers, investment bankers, attorneys, claims agents, journalists and more.  It's not free, but if you have the time (and who doesn't the Monday after Thanksgiving?) and some money burning a hole in your pocket, this event is well worth attending.

 

This year's conference panels include:

 

A Global Perspective on Distressed Investing Opportunities
In such a volatile political and economic environment, what are the deals and where are the markets that distressed investors should be looking at?

 

Selecting and Managing Post-Restructured Boards

What are the best practices in assembling a post-restructuring board of directors that will play a critical role in maximizing shareholder value?

 

How Investors Maximize the Value of Deferred Tax Assets

How do deferred tax assets (DTAs) arise, how does the lower corporate tax rate create value for the company and how can you incorporate DTAs into your valuations of distressed firms?

 

Puerto Rico's Financial Management and Oversight Board Presents a Plan for Recovery

Puerto Rico's oversight board presents its restructuring as a compromise between retirees, bond holders, labor unions and more in a historic case that could provide a roadmap for insolvent states such as Illinois.

 

Valuation Committee: Estimating PG&E's Wildfire Liability

Our panelists will explain how to estimate of the damages PG&E will pay, which can be used to assess the value of the company's distressed securities.

 

Crisis in the Oilpatch: Danger or Opportunity?

Despite geopolitical turmoil, a slowing global economy continues to depress oil prices. What does that mean for distressed energy firms?

 

Investors’ Roundtable

There's a high probability that you'll want to call your broker with a buy or sell order following this roundtable discussion.

 

See the full agenda.

 

This year’s speakers include:

  • Robert Albergotti, AlixPartners
  • Bill Brandt, Development Specialists, Inc.
  • Timothy Brog, Rubicon Technology
  • Alan Carr, Drivetrain
  • Tim Coleman, PJT Partners
  • Todd Dittman, Angelo Gordon
  • Matt Dundon, Dundon Advisers
  • Richard Fels, Odeon Capital Group
  • Steven Gidumal, Virtus Capital
  • Ken Grossman, Signature Investments
  • Sean Gumbs, FTI Consulting
  • Andrew Herenstein, Monarch Alternative Capital
  • Gary Hindes, The Delaware Bay Company
  • Natalie Jaresko, Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico
  • Harold Kaplan, Foley & Lardner
  • Michael Leitner, BlackRock
  • Norm Lieu, Conway MacKenzie
  • Dave Miller, Elliott Management
  • Cecelia Morris, U.S. Bankruptcy Court of the Southern District of New York
  • Elena Robciuc, Societe Generale
  • Matthew Rodrigue, Miller Buckfire
  • Andrew Scurria, Wall Street Journal
  • Steven Seiden, Seiden Krieger Associates
  • Brad Setser, Council on Foreign Relations
  • Emily Slater, Burford Capital
  • Philip Smyth, Fitch Ratings
  • Arik Van Zandt, Alvarez & Marsal
  • Jon Weber, BlueMountain Capital Management
  • William Weintraub, Goodwin Proctor
  • Edward Weisfelner, Brown Rudnick
  • Stephanie Wickouski, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner
  • Sara Zablotney, Kirkland & Ellis

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