The private debt market is expected to continue the strong growth trajectory. Discover why this investment area has become increasingly popular among LPs and GPs, how ESG ambitions can be integrated in private debt strategies, and what piece of advice asset managers should follow in times of high uncertainty.

Tune in for this actionable webinar and learn more about diversifying across the capital stack to deliver clients returns, what you need to do to stand out from the crowd in this asset class, and what new geographies that could be part of the way to great returns.

Join this panel featuring top executives from global PE firms including CVC and KKR, who will share tangible insights on the investment opportunities in private debt.
  • In the current market, what areas within private debt are you having your eyes on?
  • With AUM concentration higher among fewer fund managers, where should mid-market managers be looking for investment opportunities?
  • What aspects of the private debt market require technological improvement?
  • What did we learn about private debt markets during the pandemic and what is going to change when investing in private debt?
  • How have LPs’ attitudes towards private debt changed due to the pandemic and how can this change be accommodated by GPs?
  • Q&A
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    Private Equity Insights
    For more than 10 years, PEI has helped Investors, Fund Managers and CXOs rethink what it takes to fundraise, invest, operate and exit in Private Equity, and does so via online engagement and cutting edge conferences in Singapore, UK, France, Poland & CEE, Benelux, Switzerland, Iberia, Germany, Italy, Nordics and DACH.
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    Neale Broadhead
    Partner @ CVC Credit Partners
    Neale Broadhead, Partner, joined CVC in February 2014 and has been responsible for establishing and growing the Private Debt Team in Europe. Prior to this, he worked at Lloyds Banking Group as Managing Director and Head of Mid-Market Acquisition Finance, which he founded in 2004 and also was a member of the Board Investment Committee as well as the IC for Acquisition Finance at Lloyds.

    Neale has spent the last 34 years focussing on structured and leveraged finance transactions and has worked in both London and New York
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    Paul Atefi
    Managing Director, Credit @ KKR & Co.
    Paul Atefi (London) joined KKR in 2017 and is a Managing Director, focused on private debt and capital markets solutions for financial sponsors and corporate clients.

    Prior to joining KKR, Mr. Atefi was in the acquisition & leveraged finance team at J.P. Morgan, focusing on financial sponsor clients with additional responsibility for FIG corporate clients, having developed that leveraged lending vertical. Prior to J.P. Morgan, Mr. Atefi was at RBS, initially in the leveraged finance team and latterly in the global restructuring group. Mr. Atefi is a qualified chartered accountant, having qualified with PwC on their Transaction Services team.

    He graduated with first class honours from the University of Leeds.
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    Agnes Mazurek
    Senior Consultant Private Debt @ Apex Group
    Ms Mazurek has been working for Apex Group as a Private Debt Consultant since May 2021. She has over 20 years of experience in private markets, gained on the sell side and the buy side. Most recently, she set up the debut infrastructure debt fund of Kommunalkredit and the infrastructure debt business of Macquarie Asset Management for Continental Europe.

    In the past 10 years, she has led 35 infrastructure debt transactions to financial close, across EMEA and APAC.
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    Kevin A. Pemberton
    Executive Director, Digital Transformation Advisor @ Microsoft
    Kevin joined Microsoft X Industry Solutions, Customer Transformation & Innovation division in 2021 as Executive Director, Digital Transformation Advisor. In his role, he serves as business and innovation partner to Microsoft’s Tier 1 clients in the financial services sector. He is focused on developing and driving strategy, digital transformation, and customer engagement that accelerate net new markets, alternative and adjacent revenue streams and products and services. He is based in New York.

    Prior to Microsoft, Kevin served as Director at UBS Hedge Fund Solutions. Prior to UBS, he was a Senior Vice President at Neuberger Berman responsible for third-party institutional equity and fixed income registered mutual fund clients and modernization of core operating capabilities, product transformation development, and controls and monitoring.

    Mr. Pemberton holds a AB, social science, concentration in economics from Harvard University and an MBA from M.I.T. Sloan School of Management. He is an Adjunct Faculty in the Master of Science, in Enterprise Risk Management program at Columbia University.