FLAIA Presents NYC Direct Lending Forum

FLAIA NYC Direct Lending Forum
Hosted by Reed Smith
Monday, July 16 2018 11AM-5:30PM
Reed Smith NYC Offices 
599 Lexington Avenue, 22nd Floor
New York, NY 10022

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Attention all in-house investment and marketing professionals! Join FLAIA at the Reed Smith NYC offices to hear best practices and industry developments from a wide spectrum of direct lending investor industry peers. The half day program will focus on private debt funds managing private credit and senior lending strategies. Participants will delve into the complexities of managing the investment, operations and marketing of firms involved in direct lending strategies and more.

The forum will explore the following topics:

  • Building the right financial model
  • Matching liquidity and managing risk
  • Right tools for internal daily reporting
  • Investor reporting and communication: meeting and exceeding investor expectations
  • Matching liquidity with lockup and having a plan if things go wrong
  • Valuation challenges unique to private debt funds
  • Paying placement agents and SEC rules
  • Direct lending into emerging markets
  • Leveraging technology to scale the organization
  • Fund structures to protect non-US investors and tax exempt investors


11:00AM – 11:15AM Intro Remarks by Reed Smith’s Constantine Karides, Senior Partner

11:15AM – 12:15PM Panel 1: Opportunities in Direct Lending Strategies

12:15PM -1:00PM Keynote Presentation

1:00PM – 2:00PM Lunch & Networking – “Why Florida” Presentation

2:00PM -3:00PM Panel 2: Operational Issues Impacting Private Debt Investors

3:00PM – 3:15PM Networking Break

3:15PM – 4:15PM Panel 3: Structuring for Marketing Success in Direct Lending

4:15PM – 5:30PM Closing Networking and Cocktail Reception with update on the impact of tax reform on firms moving to South Florida.

June 20th, 2018|Categories: Events, News|