11th Annual International Lending Conference

Tuesday, June 6 - Thursday, June 8, 2017


Jones Day
21 Tudor St
London, EC4Y 0DJ



The 11th Annual International Lending Conference, taking place June 6 – 8, 2017, will bring together major players in asset-based lending from the U.S., U.K., Continental Europe and elsewhere for a comprehensive, 2-day summit on cross-border asset-based lending.

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19 New Bridge Street
London EC4V 6DB
+44 871 9429190

The Crowne Plaza London is a 4 minute walk to the Jones Day offices. Hotel rooms will fill up quickly, so please make your reservations as soon as possible.

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm:
Opening Reception
Sponsored by Hilco Global and Winston & Strawn, LLP

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

8:30 am - 9:30 am:
Brexit, the Markets and You: An Economic View

9:30 am – 10:30 am:
International Mergers and Acquisitions for 2017: Where Is the Market and Where Is it Going?
A discussion about the M&A market, where prices are and where they are going, how both sponsors and corporates are reacting to economic trends and developments and whether there are opportunities for lenders in cross-border transactions, particularly given the current markets and legal challenges.

10:30 am – 11:00 am:
Coffee Break

11:00 am – 12:00 pm:
Institutional Differences: How Different Financial Firms Are Dealing with International Lending
Group heads of banks and non-bank lenders discuss their particular niche for attracting business or finding new opportunities.

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm:

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm:
Current Traps for the Unwary: Tricks of the Trade for Cross-Border Financings
Experts in diligence for multi-jurisdictional credit facilities talk about what to watch out for and what to do when you see it.

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm:
Coffee Break

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm:
Asia Pacific: Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia
A review of how asset-based lending is being used in these countries—the opportunities and the challenges.

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm:
Globalization, Nationalism and Trade: Key Trends in Geopolitical Risk
An interview with David J.E. Chmiel, Global Torchlight

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm:
Cocktail Reception
Sponsored by Mayer Brown

Thursday, June 8, 2017
8:30 am – 9:30 am:
The Debt Placement Process: The Perspective on Asset-Based Lending
Debt advisors give their perspectives on the state of the market and the continuing evolution of asset-based lending in the debt marketplace.

9:30 am – 10:30 am:
France, Poland and Czech Republic: Expanding the ABL Envelope in Western and Eastern Europe
Lenders and lawyers talk about what is being done in these jurisdictions on either side of Europe to address practical and legal challenges.

10:30 am – 11:00 am:
Coffee Break

11:00 am – 12:30 pm:
Insolvency Lessons Learned
A discussion of some recent high-profile insolvencies involving asset-based lenders in the UK market and a discussion of other major international insolvencies. 

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm:


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