Main Partner
Main Partner

Galdino, Coelho, Mendes Advogados (GCM) provides legal representation and counseling, with focus on dispute resolution, including judicial litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution (ADR).

Over the past decades, the firm’s partners have represented businesses, their principals, shareholders, officers, directors and employees in complex litigations involving civil, corporate and insolvency disputes.

The firm is comprised of outstanding professionals with solid academic education, having participated in the most relevant disputes in recent times in Brazil.

Our mission is to provide exceptional, ethical and efficient legal representation, in order to reach the best legal solutions available, thus delivering added value to our clients’ businesses.

Our vision is to stand as a leading firm in dispute resolution, acknowledged for its strategic intelligence, aptitude and achievements.

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Debt Management Technology Partner

With more than 25 years of experience, offices in 7 countries and over 300 corporate customers in 34 countries, Relational’s strategy strongly supports its expansion to international markets.

Relational develops IT solutions in the areas of Loan Origination, Debt Management, Business Process Management, Data Integration, Data Management, Data Warehouse, Business Intelligence, and Business Service Management.

Relational focuses on software novelty, enabling customers to only focus on digital customer-centric activities.

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The Asset Recovery Fund

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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Standard Sponsors

AHORA Asset Management is an independent real estate boutique servicing company specialized in problematic residential scattered assets (NPLs and REOs). Founded in 2015, AAM has a proven track record managing over 15 portfolios and more than 6,000 scatterd residential units. Key to success is the methodology focused on internal mediation with debtors and tenants, preserving and enhancing client´s reputation and CSR principles.

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Hipoges Iberia

Founded in 2008, Hipoges is one of the leading Asset Management platforms in Southern Europe for distressed assets with over €30 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 1000 employees, Hipoges is ranked “Above Average” as residential mortgage special servicer and “Average” as CRE special servicer by S&P.

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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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Media Partners

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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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:

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