Specialist Sponsor

S&P Global Ratings

Our globally respected credit ratings paired with unparalleled thought leadership helps promote universal benchmarking, transparency and business growth.We empower people to make informed, confident decisions.

We believe there is more value in a well-informed point of view than any other collection of data, and our opinions and measures of risk are rooted in our long experience.

We provide a range of products and services for investors, issuers, intermediaries, and beyond to make decisions with conviction.

Our integrated offering of credit ratings, risk research and critical insights is essential to translating complexity into clarity so that market participants canmake decisions with conviction.

For more information, see: www.spglobal.com/ratings

Block Sponsors

SERVDEBT is a leading and independent asset management company in the Iberian NPL market, with a unique experience in providing integrated solutions on acquisition and management of distressed loan portfolios and real estate assets.

Since its inception, in 2007, SERVDEBT has experienced a significant growth having today approximately €5.2 billion of assets under management.

The company employs approximately 400 people, between Lisbon, Porto and Madrid.

Servdebt offers to its client’s multidisciplinary teams composed by lawyers, asset managers, financial analysts and real estate specialists.

For more information, see: www.servdebt.com

JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. Our vision is to reimagine the world of real estate, creating rewarding opportunities and amazing spaces where people can achieve their ambitions. In doing so, we will build a better tomorrow for our clients, our people and our communities.

JLL is a Fortune 500 company with annual revenue of $16.3 billion, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of over 90,000 as of December 31, 2018. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated.

For more information, see: www.jll.com

idealista is the Southern Europe´s largest Real Estate website. It is the main meeting point for all those looking for a home, whether for buying or renting, and those who offer them. Since 2000 we have been helping all our users to overcome the anxiety and frustration of finding a home.

Idealista/data is the Proptech team within the idealista company. It focuses on data driven analysis of the Real Estate Market in Spain, Italy & Portugal. The use of technology and a deep knowledge of Real Estate Market allow us to make the best decisions at the right time. Controlling each of the variables that affect the value of the NPLs is essential to monitor and segment the portfolios: risk, rating, liquidity, valuation, forecast...

Our technology analyses 16,000 assets per hour including alert systems and recommendations in any neighbourhood giving all our customers an important competitive advantage.

For more information, see: www.idealista.com

Standard Sponsors

HipoGes Iberia

Founded in 2008, HipoGes is one of the leading Asset Management platforms in Southern Europe for distressed assets with over €10 billion of assets under management. We manage a broad spectrum of assets including: residential mortgages, corporate & SME loans, Commercial Real Estate, unsecured loans, government & corporate receivables, and REO portfolios.

The services are provided along the whole investment cycle from due diligence to loan servicing and legal enforcements. With offices in Spain, Portugal, Greece and Italy and circa 250 employees, HipoGes is ranked “Above Average” as residential mortgage special servicer and “Average” as CRE special servicer by S&P.

For more information, see: www.hipoges.com

Brasil Distressed Consultoria Empresarial S.A. is a Brazilian company which specialises in investing in distressed assets, purchased at a discount to face value. Assets are purchased from financial institutions, investors, suppliers and other creditors. We are interested in purchasing individual loans or portfolios which are no longer strategic for the seller.

BrD is focused primarily on the corporate segment and will consider credits on any borrower in Brazil. We are not engaged in the individuals segment, such as consumer credits, credit cards and payroll loans, etc. After a purchase, we initiate collection proceedings and will strive for a swift settlement through careful negotiations and creative solutions. As part of a settlement agreement we might consider accepting certain goods (payment in kind) or an exchange for other credits that the borrower or guarantor hold. Another option is the sale of the asset to other investors.

Our investment decision is based on an analysis of the current situation of a particular asset and the options available for a quick resolution. We avoid getting involved in the historic background and the emotional legacy of a given transaction. Given the high financial and operational risk of our activity, BrD focuses on investment opportunities that will generate above-average rates of return generally found in the financial market.

For more information, see: www.brd.net.br

Credito Fondiario is a market leader as Debt Servicer and Debt Purchaser in Italy, with more than €45 billion of assets under management.

With over 120 years of history, Credito Fondiario is an independent Italian bank specialised in the investment, management and servicing of credit assets and portfolios, both performing and non-performing, banking and leasing.

Credito Fondiario offers its products and services to other financial and banking institutions as well as to international institutional investors focussing on the secondary credit market. The Credito Fondiario team represents a unique blend of talent, seniority and experience, combining relevant experience and track record in the banking and financial sector, in lending and credit management, in corporate and investment banking, in capital markets and real estate.

For more information, see: www.creditofondiario.eu

Tamweel Solutions is a Pakistani Company with its Head Office in Lahore, and satellite offices based in Islamabad, and Karachi. Since it was established our team has been instrumental in helping its clients recover NPLs worth billions of Rupees.

With services such as Asset Tracing, Success Based Recovery, Litigation Management, Restructuring, Auction Management and Negotiation Services, we are able to offer its clients a smooth portfolio transaction.  We arrange the coordination of the bank’s legal teams, ground staff, valuators, physical verifications, and other governmental agencies.

The advantage for our clients is, we charge a commission based policy upon successful restructuring, debt asset swaps or settlement of outstanding debts.

For more information, see: www.tamweelsolutions.com

Associate Sponsor

Promoting and protecting investment worldwide

Ocorian is a global leader in corporate and fiduciary services, fund administration and capital markets.

We’re where our clients need us  …
Our global network is designed to put us exactly where our clients need us to maximise the potential of their business and investments.

… and we work the way they want to work.
Our approach is personal, professional and flexible. We take the time to understand our clients' ambitions and work with them to deliver expert, customised, scalable solutions.

  • Offices worldwide
  • Expert teams
  • Trusted partner with flexible solutions
  • Committed to your success

For more information, see: www.ocorian.com

Media Partners

Asset-Backed Alert

Excel in the New-Look Securitization Business

Every week, Asset-Backed Alert delivers hard-to-get news and statistics on the new-look ABS, MBS and CLO markets around the globe. The newsletter routinely gives subscribers the earliest word on money-making plays and risks emerging from the securitization of consumer loans, home mortgages and corporate receivables. See for yourself by signing up for a three-issue FREE trial subscription to Asset-Backed Alert. Start your free trial at ABAlert.com, or call 201-659-1700.

For more information, see: www.abalert.com

Savvy Investor is a professional resource hub for institutional investors and their service providers, curating the best investment research and news from around the globe. The Savvy Investor library is made up of 50 topics, including a section enabling members to instantly access the latest Debt and Credit Outlook articles and white papers and a directory of investment conferences.

Having launched in 2015, Savvy Investor now has over 36,000 members who download over 30,000 white papers per month. Upon signing up, each member selects which of the 50 topics they are interested in. This allows us to personalise their home page and weekly newsletter, ensuring a unique experience for all.

Join now for free at www.savvyinvestor.net

Aura Real Estate

Leading Real Estate advisor on portfolio REO & NPL valuations in south Europe with offices in Madrid, Lisbon and Milan. More than 12 billion euros and 100+ projects valued in 2016 and more than 5 bill. transacted. Data driven approach with a proprietary valuation platform with more than 30 million data and over 1 million of transaction closing prices. RICS certified company with large expertise in all asset classes.

For more information, see: www.auraree.com

Banking News

The website www.bankingnews.gr started its operation about a decade ago, initially being the main gateway to information on issues related to the banking market, both Greek and international.

Gradually and in line with the broadening of the readership of the public, the website expanded the information it provided to the entire spectrum of the economy, both at macroeconomic and microeconomic level.

Today, www.bankingnews.gr is one of the most powerful information portals for the economy, the stock market, the banking market, but also business activities, with a daily traffic of over 85 thousand readers.

For more information, see: www.bankingnews.gr

BeBeez is an online newswire  focusing on private capital and alternative assets issues in Italy, such as private equity, venture capital, private debt, non-performing loans, infrastructures and real estate. BeBeez Private Data is BeBeez’s powerful database available for subscription.

BeBeez and BeBeez Private Data are published by EdiBeez srl, founded by Stefania Peveraro.

For more information, see: www.bebeez.it

CEE Legal Matters is a print and online publication for and about lawyers interested and working in Europe's emerging legal markets. CEE Legal Matters features news, interviews, analysis, opinion, and more. We also host conferences and round-tables and produce special reports on fees, salaries, and other subjects of interest to lawyers in the region. Our mission is, simply, to be the go-to source of information about lawyers and legal markets in Central and Eastern Europe. Because CEE Legal Matters.

For more information, see: www.ceelegalmatters.com

LC Publishing Group, with its majority share in Iberian Legal Group, owns Iberian Lawyer, the digital monthly magazine and in-depth source of information for lawyers who advise international business interests in Spain and Portugal as well as the increasingly global interests of Iberian businesses in Latin America and Africa.

It is aimed at business and in house lawyers, tax consultants and accountants. On the top of the digital magazine, every day the website reports current and in-depth news from major companies and from the business lawyers’ point of view.

For more information, see: www.iberianlawyer.com

The Latin American Lawyer

For more information, see: www.iberianlawyer.com/latin-america/latin-america-home

Published by LC Publishing Group, Financecommunity.it was launched in 2014.

It is a digital title which provides daily news on the Italian financial sector and is aimed at bankers, private equity funds, real estate operators and asset management companies, among others. For its contents, the magazine focuses on finance market, i.e. on transfers and new appointments, operations and related advisors, rather than on insights and analytical data on market trends.

Every two weeks, a section of the digital magazine MAG (published by LC Publishing) is dedicated to Financecommunity’s contents. Financecommunity.it has achieved a spectular growth in terms of number of readers and professionals taking part to the digital headline and counts on average 30.000 unique visitors / month (Google Analytics 2019).

For more information, see: www.financecommunity.it

TRADERS’ media is a boutique publishing house which specialises in education on investments and trading. It was founded in May 2002 and since then there have been produced four monthly editions in German, Greek, Italian and Spanish.

The most up to date information on technical analysis, but also on mathematical and psychological aspects of trading, are presented every month through articles and interviews. TRADERS’ has been repeatedly voted “the best magazine for investors” in the UK. Topics cover a vast array, from intraday and swing trading to position management, in many asset classes. Besides its monthly publication, the company also produces customised editions for big banks and brokers worldwide.

For more information, see: www.traders-mag.es or www.traders-mag.it

SeeNews is an independent one-stop-shop provider for business information and market intelligence for Southeast Europe. For over 15 years we have given a 360-degree perspective on 11 promising economies, so businesses can make informed decisions.

The integrated portfolio of services comprises, industry analyses, reports, company profiles, business and economic news monitoring and analysis of traditional and social media and annual rankings (TOP 100 SEE). Above all, SeeNews offers expert research on-demand  based on the client’s criteria. The company’s clients include IBM, Uniqa, HypoNoe Group, Lexis Nexis, and Buraeu van Dijk, among others.

For more information, see: www.seenews.com

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) is the global representative of the alternative investment industry, with around 2,000 corporate members in over 60 countries. AIMA’s fund manager members collectively manage more than $2 trillion in hedge fund and private credit assets.

AIMA draws upon the expertise and diversity of its membership to provide leadership in industry initiatives such as advocacy, policy and regulatory engagement, educational programmes and sound practice guides. AIMA works to raise media and public awareness of the value of the industry.

AIMA set up the Alternative Credit Council (ACC) to help firms focused in the private credit and direct lending space. The ACC currently represents over 170 members that manage $400 billion of private credit assets globally.

AIMA is committed to developing skills and education standards and is a co-founder of the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation (CAIA) – the first and only specialised educational standard for alternative investment specialists. AIMA is governed by its Council (Board of Directors).

For more information, see: www.aima.org

CapitalStructure, a Fitch Solutions Service, is a provider of insightful first-to-market news on and analysis of the European sub-investment grade space - including Leveraged Loans and High Yield-, the Special Situations and Structured Finance markets. Our emphasis is on multiple sourcing of key information to ensure we only publish accurate, value-added intelligence to our client base of fund managers, credit analysts, private equity sponsors, investment bankers, restructuring advisors, traders, lawyers and accountants.

For more information, see: www.capital-structure.com


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