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8:30 AM

Opening Remarks

David Miller, Global Head of Credit Products, Credit Suisse

8:40 AM


James Zelter
, Managing Partner & CIO, Apollo Credit
Hosted by: David Miller, Global Head of Credit Products, Credit Suisse

9:20 AM

Private Equity, Private Credit Viewpoints

Moderator: Malcolm Price, Head of the Global Financial Sponsors Group, Credit Suisse
Ken Hanau, Managing Director, Bain Capital
Robert Le Blanc, Senior Managing Director, ONEX
Justin Bateman, Managing Partner, BC Partners

10:00 AM

Networking Break and Refreshments

10:10 AM

Investing in the Current Rate Environment

Moderator: Matthew Tuck, Head of US Loan Sales, Credit Suisse
Andrew D. Gordon, Chief Executive Officer, Octagon Credit Investors, LLC
Daniel McMullen, Managing Director, Senior Portfolio Manager, GSO
Joe Moroney, Co-Head of Global Performing Credit Group, Apollo Management Holdings LP
John Popp, Global Head and Chief Investment Officer, Credit Investment Group, Credit Suisse Asset Management
Alan Schrager, Portfolio Manager & Senior Partner, Oakhill Advisors

10:50 AM

2017 CLO Outlook

Moderator: Brad Larson, Global Head of CLO Origination, Credit Suisse
Debra Anderson
, Portfolio Manager, Tikehau Capital Europe Limited
Gretchen Lam, Portfolio Manager, Octagon Credit Investors
Dominique Mielle, Portfolio Manager, Canyon Capital Advisors
Linda Pace
, Global Head of Loans & Structured Credit, Carlyle

11:30 AM

Networking Break and Refreshments

11:50 AM


Michael Bloomberg, Founder of Bloomberg LP, Philanthropist and three-term Mayor of New York City
Hosted by: Eric Varvel, President and CEO of Credit Suisse Holdings (USA), Inc. and Global Head of Asset Management

12:45 PM

Luncheon – OMA Auditorium

1:00 PM

CS Macro Economic & Global Credit Outlook

Moderator: Neal Soss, Vice Chairman, Research, Credit Suisse
Fer Koch, Global Head of Credit Strategy, Credit Suisse
William Porter, Head of European Credit Strategy, Credit Suisse
James Sweeney, Chief Economist, Head of Global Fixed Income and Research, Credit Suisse

1:45 PM

The 2017 CIO Outlook

Moderator: Myles Gilbert, Managing Director, Head of Credit Investing, Cambridge Associates
Joshua S. Baumgarten, Deputy Chief Investment Officer, Angelo, Gordon & Co.
Lucas Detor, Managing Principal and Member of the Investment Committee, CarVal Investors
James Keenan, Chief Investment Officer and Co-Head, BlackRock Global Credit
James Levin, Co-Chief Investment Officer and Head of Global Credit, Och-Ziff Capital Management

2:30 PM

Networking Break and Refreshments

2:45 PM

Emerging Markets Opportunities

Moderator: Jamie Nicholson-Leener, Head of LatAm Corporate Credit Strategy, Credit Suisse
Julio Herrera, Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, Oaktree Capital Management
Polina Kurdyavko, Co-Head of Emerging Market Debt, BlueBay Asset Management
Nathan Sandler, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, ICE Canyon LLC
Fred Sykes, Managing Director, NWI Management

3:25 PM

Global Leveraged Finance Capital Markets

Moderator: Mathew Cestar, EMEA Co-Head of Global Credit Products, Co-Head of Global Leveraged Finance
Jeff Cohen, Co-Head of Global Leveraged Finance, Credit Suisse
John Empson, Head of Debt – Europe, KKR Capital Markets
John Kilgallon, Managing Director, Bain Capital Private Equity
Michael Konigsberg, President, Apollo Global Securities
Geoff Oltmans, Managing Director and Head of Capital Markets, Silver Lake Technology Management LLC

4:15 PM

Networking Break and Refreshments

4:30 PM


David Urban, former Senior Advisor to Trump Campaign and one of Politico’s 30 most powerful people in Trump's Washington
Hosted by: Joe Seidel, Managing Director and Senior Counsel, Head, U.S. Public Policy for Credit Suisse

5:30 PM


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