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With member firms in more than 130 jurisdictions, including in offshore financial centres, Grant Thornton is a market leader in asset tracing and recovery and forensic investigations, whose Insolvency and Asset Recovery practice has recovered more than $4bn in hidden or misappropriated assets in the past eight years.

Grant Thornton’s Insolvency and Asset Recovery practice has co-invested in and is exclusive claims adviser to Asset Recovery Fund LP (ARF) – a joint venture with a large institutional investor that provides a collaborative and innovative solution for financing the purchase of non-performing loans (NPLs) and other forms of distressed debt, as well as the enforcement of judgments, arbitral awards and follow-on claims where we are the mandated recovery agent.

We provide substantial capital resources to banks and other financial institutions who are considering selling NPLs/claims outright to ARF or engaging on a “no win no fee” basis. Where NPLs/claims are sold, the purchase price can be adjusted up via back-end payments if recoveries exceed fund return thresholds. Alternatively, a funding agreement can be executed to finance all the costs and disbursements of a market leading asset tracing and recovery exercise in return for a percentage of recoveries.

Grant Thornton’s wider multidisciplinary offering sees us provide unparalleled expertise early stage assessment of quantum, forensic accounting investigations, digital forensics and corporate intelligence, as well as appear as expert witnesses before courts and arbitral tribunals. While our global expertise and innovative approach to tracing, securing and recovering billions of pounds in assets is unparalleled.

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BCMGlobal is a leading European independent loan and asset management service provider. We are part of Link Group, listed on the Australian Securities Exchange.

We have multijurisdictional expertise with operations in Italy, Ireland, the UK, and the Netherlands, supporting multiple debt classes across the loan lifecycle.

Our administrative services enable our clients to manage their debt and underlying assets to achieve the best possible outcome. Our long-standing strategic partners across Europe trust us to deliver world-class technology, minimise regulatory burden and improve recovery.

Our dedicated team in Italy provides end-to-end services across the full loan lifecycle. We support our clients from the origination of non-performing, unlikely-to-pay and leasing loan portfolios, through to the proactive workout, with a focus on the management of real estate collaterals within them.

Our dedicated real estate team specialises in auction facilitation, asset management of repossessed real estate properties by REOCO vehicles, and broker coordination for their optimal sale.

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Arrow Global is an expert in the field of debt, specialising in the purchase and collection of non-performing loans.

The company purchase secured and unsecured non-performing debt portfolios consisting of both consumer and SME accounts from across the UK and mainland Europe.

Arrow believes that by putting the interests of its customers first, it can also best serve the interests of creditors including its own business and people, investors, partners and society at large. In the 10 years since the founding, Arrow has applied this ethos to achieve strong and sustained growth, becoming one of Europe’s leading purchasers and managers of debt.

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NPL Technology Partner

Intralinks® Holdings, Inc. is a leading global technology provider of secure content collaboration solutions supporting NPL transactions.

For 20 years Intralinks has been serving the debt capital markets community with one of the most widely used loan platforms for deal and document management.
Intralinks provides government agencies, advisors and brokers with the tools they need to streamline the debt divestiture process from pitch to sale. With Intralinks, NPL teams can maximize their proceeds by executing deals faster.

Intralinks is the most trusted Virtual Data Room provider, with a track record of enabling high-stakes transactions valued at $28.1+ trillion.

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Private Credit Partner

LCM Partners is one of Europe's leading alternatives investment management firms. We are widely recognised for our deep understanding of credit and track record of generating strong, risk-adjusted returns for our clients through investments in performing, rescheduled and non-performing loans.

Our senior team has over 400 years' combined experience with backgrounds in asset management, investment banking, strategic consulting, M&A and business intelligence. The core senior management team has been in place for over 17 years.

We benefit from a proactive approach with banks and financial institutions, often transacting on a repeat basis or building long term exclusive partnerships.

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NPL Advisory Partner

EY’s  European Loan Portfolio Solutions network provides unrivalled access to jurisdictional knowledge and skills across pan-European markets, comprised of commercial and regulatory market leaders in the field.

Our network provides an offering to meet client’s needs, intensely focused on bringing stability and confidence to the European loan sale market.

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Block Sponsors

As financial institutions around the world continue to focus on deleveraging their balance sheets, Allen & Overy has been at the forefront of the market, advising both governments, buyers and sellers of NPLs and we are well placed to setup and manage the legal aspects of SPVs for this purpose.

We are considered to be the premier firm across a range of banking and capital markets products and are able to bring together teams from across our leading practices in complementary areas such as funds, regulatory, debt capital markets, derivatives and securitisation to cover every aspect of a proposed transaction.

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Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP (Freshfields) is an advisor of choice for UK, European and US-based financial institutions, private equity houses and corporations across the stressed and distressed markets and has acted on cutting edge transactions, which serve as a benchmark in the market. We advise on the acquisition, origination and/or funding of loan portfolio transactions, including standalone businesses as well as discrete loan pools. Our European team turns difficulty into opportunity, providing M&A, financing, debt capital markets, restructuring & insolvency, tax, real estate, anti-trust and regulatory advice on a cross-border and integrated basis.

Freshfields is a global law firm with a long-standing track record of successful supporting the world’s leading national and multinational corporations, financial institutions and governments on ground-breaking and business-critical mandates. Our 2,800 plus lawyers deliver results worldwide through our own offices and alongside leading local law firms. Our commitment, local and multi-national expertise and business know-how means our clients rely on us when it matters most.

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Dignisia Credit Intelligence Software

Dignisia offers innovative out-of-the-box analytics and performance review for all stages of the NPL cycle based on our own well-established debt collection reporting format.

For you as seller of NPLs

The tool offers price discovery and forecasting as if the portfolio was evaluated on the investor side, giving you unique insight into what drives the value of your portfolio. You can also evaluate the net present value keep-vs-sell scenario for different sales dates and predict how sales would affect ultimate credit losses per vintage. The tool also includes practical wizards for creating investment memos and your own sales platform where you can invite investors.

For you as buyer of NPLs

The analytical forecasting capabilities, with automated or manually overridden settings for details in the forecasting. Portfolio performance overview, renewed forecasting, detailed operational analysis and automated debt collection agency benchmarking.

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Standard Sponsors

Copernicus is a global independent Loan & REO Asset Management platform that currently operates in Spain, Italy and Portugal.

Copernicus specializes in Corporate and SME secured loans, residential mortgages and REO portfolios.

By January 2019, Copernicus had over 200 employees and has managed more than €9.3bn of distressed assets.

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Qualco is a leading international fintech covering all aspects of debt portfolio management.

We have over 20 years’ experience helping key players across various industries adapt to a rapidly changing debt landscape driven by economic, regulatory, and behavioural considerations at both global and local levels.

Our technology comprises enterprise class, highly scalable, end-to-end systems and helps our 70 clients in over 30 countries manage, automate and streamline their collections and recoveries operations.

We make sense of organisations’ portfolio data by bringing predictive insights to their operations and we’re investing in machine learning to constantly improve our offerings.

Our clients benefit not only from Qualco’s systems and expertise, but also our wider group of companies, including successful independent loan servicing companies and a master servicer.

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Dillon Eustace is one of Ireland’s leading law firms focusing on Asset Management and Investment Funds, Banking and Capital Markets, Corporate and M&A, Employment, Financial Services, Insurance, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Real Estate and Taxation.

In tandem with Ireland’s development as a leading international financial services centre, Dillon Eustace has developed a dynamic team of lawyers representing international and domestic asset managers, investment fund promoters, insurers, banks, corporates, financial institutions, TPAs and custodians, prime brokers, government and supranational bodies as well as newspapers, aviation and maritime industry participants and real estate developers and investors.

Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, the firm’s international practice has seen it establish offices in Tokyo (2000), New York (2009) and the Cayman Islands (2012).

We strive to develop our teams, to provide a sophisticated proactive service to our clients. We work to develop a comprehensive understanding of our clients’ business needs and to provide them with a bespoke service which is focused on meeting their requirements in an efficient, timely and cost effective manner.

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Kobre & Kim is a global Am Law 200 law firm that focuses exclusively on cross-border disputes and investigations, often involving fraud and misconduct. Much of the firm’s work involves representing creditors to nine to ten figure USD unpaid claims – based on judgments, arbitration awards, distressed bonds, NPLs, and private credit – and representing debtors in the same scenarios to legitimately reduce recoveries.

Regularly working with other law firms as special counsel, our claim monetization and dilution team litigates in contentious, multijurisdictional, multi-disciplinary matters that involve competing stakeholders. The team has significant experience acting on behalf of NPL and bond creditors to monetize under secured claims based on personal guarantees with a focus on strategies to drive short term exit.

The firm is focused on problem solving, not proscriptive non-goal oriented litigation, and works in multidisciplinary teams of common law attorneys (including queens counsel) and code jurisdiction lawyers, insolvency practitioners, and former government prosecutors to advance client objectives focused on project-based ROI.

The firm’s creditor and debtor representations are strengthened by the team’s deep experience with both cutting edge offensive and defensive strategies. With lawyers based across Asia, including China, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Korea, the U.S., UK, the Middle East and key offshore financial centers, our team offers deep experience coordinating monetization and dilution strategies across jurisdictions.

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Crédit Logement is the leading financial guarantee provider in France covering one third of the residential loan market. Crédit Logement is regulated as a financial institution (société de financement), it is supervised by the French financial regulator (Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution - ACPR) and it is strongly backed by all major French banking groups.

The Crédit Logement financial guarantee is based on the principle of the mutualisation of risk, with each borrower contributing to a mutual guarantee fund (the Fonds Mutuel de Garantie - FMG). On the back of more than 40 years of experience in recovery on non-performing residential loans in France for its own account, Crédit Logement has developed a recovery activity for third parties.

Today, it services nearly 18000 receivables for its own account and around 3,500 other receivables for several French banks.

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AAK International Legal Services is a law office established in Athens in 2015. Our office engages both in international and domestic legal issues focused on Taxation.

AAK’s philosophy is to deliver client-tailored legal and tax services regarding inbound and outbound trade and investments connected to Greece. Our services are addressed to private sector firms, start ups and developing entrepreneurships as well as third country individuals and entities aiming to establish in EU.

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Loxon is a business solutions provider, offering integrated lending, collection and risk management software solutions for the financial services industry. It is also a dedicated vendor of software solutions which aims to serve banks and leasing companies, covering the entire lending, collection and risk management lifecycle. Loxon has its head office in Budapest, Hungary, and has offices in Romania (Bucharest), Russia (Moscow), Manama (Bahrain), Turkey (Istanbul) and the United Arab Emirates (Dubai).

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Gelecek Varlık Yönetimi A.Ş. bank is a financial institution that serves in the field of debts resolution by purchasing the overdue receivables portfolios of banks and other financial institutions. It was established in 2005 and supervised by the Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency (BRSA).

Gelecek Varlık Yönetimi A.Ş. is a subsidiary of Fiba Group. Fiba Group's investments in the finance sector are in the areas of banking, leasing, factoring, insurance and non-performing loans, while non-finance investments are in retailing, real estate, renewable energy and tourism.

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Servihabitat is the leading servicer on the Spanish market with more than 30 years of experience. The Company provides advanced portfolio management services on corporate, mortgage and developer credit, as well as on real estate assets along its entire value chain or in a modular way based on the needs of the client or each project. The servicer works as a one-stop shop, in search of excellence whilst being result-oriented. The expert and multi-disciplinary teams focus on offering valuable solutions in a fast and effective way.

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With 1,000 experts and over 300 clients, Prometeia is a leading provider of consulting services and software solutions focused on Risk, Wealth & Performance Management. Since the ‘90s, the company’s activities have focused increasingly on the integration of research, analysis, consultancy and software development. This mix of services has made Prometeia a leading European company in Risk and Wealth management solutions, business consulting and advisory services for institutional investors.

In addition, the company offers Data Science solutions, supporting banks and insurers in the digital transformation through the enhancement of internal and external data and the adoption of Big Data and Data Science methodologies. Our combination of tech proposition, quantitative advisory, training and proprietary economic research makes our business model unparalleled in today’s market.

The production of highly specialized software applications leverages leading technologies, the knowledge of subject matter experts and the ability to successfully respond to the growing demands of regulation. Specifically, Prometeia's solutions support the management and optimization of NPL exposures, by organizing and coordinating the necessary actions required to reduce potential losses, including the tracking of all soft and hard collection initiatives taken by the bank.

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Sidley Austin LLP is a premier international law firm highly attuned to the ever-changing international landscape. The firm has built a reputation as a powerful adviser for global businesses, with more than 2,000 lawyers in 20 offices in key business and financial centers around the globe. Sidley is committed to providing quality legal services wherever they are needed, including litigation, transactional and regulatory matters spanning virtually every area of law.

The firm’s lawyers have diverse legal backgrounds and are dedicated to teamwork, collaboration and superior client service. Sidley has a leading restructuring and finance practice working with borrower, lender and investor clients in various jurisdictions in the European NPL market.

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Based on distinct and complementary expertise of the founding members of MGC Holding, three segments were prioritized: corporate, master servicer and investing entities.

MGC CAPITAL and MGC Investments are experts in complete solutions for individual operations in order to meet the demands and needs of each client, with no standard formula, but the structuring of tailor-made solutions for each business and / or situation, with a focused and highly specialized senior team, in the cases of:

  • Management of recovery and Financial Restructuring, employing Build-to-Suit solutions (custom construction).
  • Renegotiation of liabilities, as well as negotiation and purchase of debts with Banks and Financial Institutions for Investment Funds.
  • Fundraising through Securitization of Receivables through owned FIDC.
  • Management of exclusive investment ways.Assistance in Judicial Reorganization processes.
  • Assistance and advice in M&A Operations.

CREDIATIVOS and MGW ATIVOS are specialists in the management process and operate as Master Servicer of the process of conducting, charging, tracking and synergistic monitoring the evolution of the results of the collection portfolios. The companies also work on solutions for individuals to settle their debts.

  • Management of proprietary and third party portfolios.
  • MGW Ativos has a highly assertive tool (owned software), differentiated to current methods of collecting overdue credits in Contact Centers, where unequal ones are treated unequally
  • Intelligent and customized Portfolio allocation management. Actuarial pricing and collection models.

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IDF Eurasia is the leading fintech group for alternative lending and debt servicing in Russia, Kazakhstan and South-East Asia. The group offers a diversified range of online easy-to-use and affordable lending services together with credit fund and debt servicing agency investing in distressed debt and helping to improve clients' cash flows and profitability. IDF Eurasia uses the advanced in-house technology, adheres to the responsible lending principles and promotes for sustainable financial development of the society.

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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.

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Associate Sponsors

Moneytor is a smart and self-learning platform designed for managing stressed consumer loans.

It digitizes processes related to loan book management, communication, and settlement decision making with borrowers, leading to a reduction in recovery costs coupled with improvement in recovery rates, all the while fostering happy borrower experiences.

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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.

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doValue Greece, is a member of the doValue S.p.A. Group and holds a leading position as an independent loan and real estate management company in Greece and a growth hub in Southeast Europe. At Group level, doValue is a leader in the management of non-performing loans and real estate in South Europe, following the acquisition of the Spanish Altamira Asset Management, and is the largest non-performing exposures management company, NPL and UTP in the Italian market. After the integration of doValue Greece in the Group, doValue currently manages more than €162 bn in loans and real estate, having a deep knowledge of all kinds of credit exposures in all phases of their cycle, while operating across the NPLs management range at the level of strategy development, decision making and support services, in collaboration with a network of international consulting firms, real estate appraisers, brokers and lawyers. doValue Greece, at the forefront of the Greek market, combines in its activities the advantages of the existing platform and the specialized know-how of its staff with the best practices of doValue and its experience in managing loans, credits and real estate in Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece and Cyprus.

The key objective of the company is to manage non-performing loans (NPLs) assigned by credit or financial institutions. We provide

  • Credit servicing & portfolio management
  • Due diligence advisory
  • Securitisation operations
  • Property management
  • Amicable settlements for the restructuring of debts held by individuals and businesses, operating in compliance with the relevant rules and regulations.

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Intrum Hellas, a member of the Intrum Group is a leading provider of claims management services with a presence in 25 countries. With over 1,300 qualified executives, we manage a a wide range of loan debts, in terms of size and complexity.  Our vision is to create value for our clients, our customers, and for society at large, so that we may lead the way to a sound economy.

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We are a niche consultancy that helps large corporations to digital transformation with a clear focus: experience, tools and results.

That is why we are excited to help transform organizations by contributing our knowledge with proven effectiveness.

For this reason, we have brought together professionals from the sector with a lot of experience and a multidisciplinary profile to see a project as a whole (strategy, operation and development), thus avoiding failures due to lack of global vision.

Multidisciplinary teams intervene in our collaborations that provide, to a greater or lesser degree and without great impact for our clients, a global vision of any aspect in which we intervene. This helps us to identify 100% of the existing impacts in a transformation process.

We have our own tools that allow us to reduce the Time2market of our projects or services, as well as outsource at a very competitive cost / benefit.

Each client is unique. Therefore, our services are adjustable to expressly meet your needs. Whether it is a small strategy or a large project, we will sit down to listen to you and prepare a fair and credible plan.

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Media Partners

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.

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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.

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Banking News

The website 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, 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.

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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.

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Confidencial Imobiliário (Ci) is the only source in Portugal regarding statistics on residential transaction prices. It’s an independent magazine, specialized in producing and publishing residential statistics. It owns a database named SIR that gathers the individual transactions from almost all main RE agents and developers.

Its data is quoted by the ECB, Bank of Portugal and the Bank for International Settlements, and is used by all major banks, both to address supervision rules and to manage NPL portfolios.

Ci also publishes the only statistics about residential rents, allowing investors to estimate implicit yields and support portfolio valuations.

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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.

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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).

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PropertyEU was established in 2006 to meet the need for a truly pan-European information source for real estate professionals due to increasing cross-border investment, development and financing across Europe.

Investors in and outside Europe have been increasingly attracted in recent years by the European property market, but its lack of transparency until now has often made them hesitate.

PropertyEU's mission is to help foster transparency in the European markets with our research and analysis of the latest developments. We aim to help keep you keep in touch with the leading decision makers in the European real estate sector through our daily news, interviews, columns and special reports.

PropertyEU is published by PropertyEuro BV, the real estate data and publishing firm that has established PropertyNL as the market leader in providing independent research for the commercial real estate community in the Netherlands.

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The CAIA Association is a global professional credentialing body dedicated to creating greater alignment, transparency, and knowledge for all investors, with a specific emphasis on alternative investments. A Member-driven organization representing professionals in more than 95 countries, CAIA Association advocates for the highest ethical standards. The organization provides unbiased insight on a broad range of investment strategies and industry issues, key among them being efforts to bring greater diversification to portfolio construction decisions to achieve better long-term investor outcomes.

To learn more about the CAIA Association and how to become part of the organization’s mission, please visit: www.caia.or

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.

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