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07:30 AM

Registration and Breakfast

OMA Auditorium and Atrium

08:30 AM

Opening Remarks

David Miller, Global Head of Credit Products, Credit Suisse

08:45 AM

Opening Keynote

Robert F. Smith, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Vista Equity Partners

Hosted by: David Miller, Global Head of Credit Products, Credit Suisse

09:30 AM

Private Equity, Private Credit Viewpoints

Sandra Horbach, Managing Director and Co-Head of US Buyout, The Carlyle Group
Scott Kleinman, Co-President and Lead Partner, Private Equity, Apollo
Colm Lanigan, Head of North America Private Equity for Abu Dhabi Investment Authority

Moderator: Malcolm Price, Head of Global Financial Sponsors Group, Credit Suisse

10:10 AM

Networking Break and Refreshments

10:20 AM

Investing in the Current Rate Environment

George Goudelias, Head of Leveraged Finance, Senior Portfolio Manager, Seix Investment Advisors
Tim Hartshorn, Trader, Leveraged Loan, Private Equity and Preferred Equity, Fidelity Investments
John Popp, Global Head and Chief Investment Officer, Credit Investment Group, Credit Suisse Asset Management
Tom Wong, Portfolio Manager and Partner, Oak Hill
Don Young, Partner and Founder, CBAM

Moderator: Matthew Tuck, Head of US Loan Sales, Credit Suisse

11:00 AM

2018 CLO Outlook

Adrienne Butler, US High Yield Investments, Head of CLO Funds, Barings
Maureen D’Alleva
, Head of Non-Investment Grade Corporate Business, Angelo Gordon & Co.
Madeleine Jones
, Managing Director and Co-Portfolio Manager, European Senior Loan Strategy, Oaktree
Jane Lee, Managing Director, New Capital Formation and Customized Credit Strategies, GSO Capital Partners

Moderator: Brad Larson, Global Head of CLO Origination, Credit Suisse

11:40 AM

Networking Break and Refreshments

11:50 AM


Michael Milken, Chairman, Milken Institute

12:30 PM

Luncheon – OMA Auditorium

01:00 PM

Global Leveraged Finance Capital Markets

Jim Bonetti, Managing Director, Head of Capital Markets Group, GTCR
Tim Collins, Partner, Goldentree Asset Management
Michael Konigsberg, Head of Capital Markets, Apollo
Mark Zubko, Partner, Capital Markets, Apax

Moderator: Mathew Cestar, Co-Head of IBCM EMEA, Credit Suisse & Jeff Cohen, Global Head of Leveraged Finance Capital Markets, Credit Suisse

01:40 PM

2018 CIO Outlook

Josh Baumgarten, Co-Chief Investment Officer, Angelo Gordon
James Keenan, Chief Investment Officer and Global Co-Head of Credit, BlackRock Alternative Investors
William Vrattos, Co-Chief Investment Officer, York Capital Management

Moderator: Patrick Adelsbach, Head of Credit Strategies, Aksia

02:20 PM

Leading Founders’ Share Their Perspectives, A Conversation with…

Josh Friedman, Co-Founder and Co-Chief Investment Officer, Canyon Partners, LLC
Andrew Feldstein, Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer, BlueMountain

Hosted by: Brian Chin, CEO of Global Markets, Credit Suisse

02:50 PM

Networking Break and Refreshments

03:00 PM

Macro-Economic and Global Credit Outlook

Fer Koch, Global Head of Credit Strategy, Credit Suisse
William Porter, Head of European Credit Strategy, Credit Suisse
James Sweeney, Chief Economist and Regional Chief Investment Officer for the Americas, Credit Suisse

Moderator: Neal Soss, Vice Chairman, Research, Credit Suisse

03:40 PM

High Yield: Investing in the Current Market Environment

Dave Delbos, Managing Director, High Yield Portfolio Manager, Blackrock
Tim Leary, Portfolio Manager, Leveraged Finance, BlueBay Asset Management
Andrew Susser, Executive Managing Director, Head of High Yield, MacKay Shields LLC
Mark Vaselkiv, CIO of Fixed Income, Head of High Yield, T. Rowe Price

Moderator: Jacqueline Stone, High Yield Sales, Credit Suisse & Dan Brand, High Yield Trading, Credit Suisse

04:20 PM


Tony James, Executive Vice Chairman, Blackstone

Hosted by: Jim Amine, CEO of Investment Banking and Capital Markets, Credit Suisse

05:00 PM


OMA Atrium

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