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London Early Evening Seminar

London Early Evening Seminar
15 November 2017, 5.00 pm - 6.00 pm, followed by drinks
Clifford Chance, 10 Upper Bank St, Canary Wharf, London E14 5GH


We are holding an evening seminar on 15 November 2017 on 'Leveraged Finance Outlook for 2018'. This seminar will cover:

  • Review of 2017 and outlook for 2018: will the robust conditions continue?
  • What will drive deals and volumes for 2018? Will refinancings continue at the same pace? What’s the outlook for M&A?
  • Where do sponsors see the most opportunities? Can multiples get any higher? Are take-privates returning again?
  • What size deals can the market digest? Will bonds making a come-back against loans?
  • What are the main risk factors, from monetary policy tightening to geo-politics? What, if anything, will anything upset the market?
  • What is the outlook for defaults? What are the vulnerable sectors?
  • Where is leverage heading? Is the use of EBITDA add-backs on the rise?
  • Is senior first lien risk increasing and what role will subordinated debt play in structures?
  • Can covenants get looser? What will be the most debated areas in documentation?
  • What role will regulation play in the market?

Speakers include:

Chair: Peter Firth, Associate Managing Director – Moody’s Investors Service

Dom Ashcroft, Co-Head of Leveraged Capital markets EMEA Goldman Sachs

Mathias Blumschein, Managing Director, Head of High yield Debt capital Markets – ING

Mark Ennis, Principal, Capital Markets – KKR

Andrew Marshak, Managing Director – Credit Suisse Asset Management

Matteo Versiglioni, Analyst – Moody’s Investors Service


Registration and refreshments will open at 16:15 hrs, with the seminar starting at 17:00 hrs. The seminar finishes at 18:00 hrs and is followed by a drinks reception open to all attendees.

This event is free of charge and for LMA members only.

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Duration:  15 November 2017, 5.00 pm - 6.00 pm, followed by drinks
Who can attend:  Members Only
Price:  
Status:  This event is now oversubscribed.


Contact Name:  Nadisha Jayatissa
Contact Email:  nadisha.jayatissa@lma.eu.com