NYPEN: Debt Capital Markets - Best Financing Practices to Optimize Investment Outcomes

Invitation Link: http://www.cvent.com/d/gcq1g5/4W

The New York Private Equity Network ("NYPEN") and Kirkland & Ellis LLP invite you to a panel discussion on "Debt Capital Markets – Best Financing Practices to Optimize Investment Outcomes" on Monday, May 7, 2012. 

Credit markets are approaching pre-crash levels presenting private equity sponsors with numerous alternatives when financing companies. Yet considerable market volatility remains.  In this environment, what are the best practices that private equity sponsors can employ for both a successful financing and to maximize long term investment performance?  Specifically, our panel will explore:

· The latest developments in credit financings, including new terms and features just beginning to be employed;
· Understanding underwriting commitments and key considerations for optimizing financing structure and pricing;
· Negotiating strategies between sponsors and lenders

The panel will bring together varied perspectives.

Panelists will include:
Jason Kanner - Kirkland & Ellis PE Credit Financing
· Ashley Gregory - Kirkland & Ellis PE Credit Financing
· Rob Buonnano - Warburg Pincus Capital Markets
· Moti Rubin - RBC Capital Markets Leverage Finance group

The panel will be moderated by Dan Cohn-Sfectu of American Capital and Susan Kasser of Carlyle Mezzanine Partners.

Event Details
Date: Monday, May 7, 2012
Time: 7:00 - 8:30pm
Location: Offices of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, 601 Lexington Avenue (betw. 54th and 53rd Streets)

This session is designed for senior level NYPEN professionals.
Seating is limited so please RSVP soon.