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Debtwire Germany Forum 2013

Villa Kennedy, Frankfurt

The Debtwire Germany Forum 2013 took place in Frankfurt in September 2013. Held annually since 2010, this event has attracted over 800 senior delegates from the restructuring and leveraged finance communities in Germany since its inception.

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For the fourth edition, the event addressed the major industry drivers in the German debt finance market and assessed where future investment opportunities may lie for credit investors.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Keynote Speaker: Dr. Savvas Savouri, Chief Economist, Toscafund
  • Mathew Cestar, Managing Director, Credit Suisse
  • Dr. Heinrich Kerstien, Co-Head of European Debt Advisory, Head of Restructuring Germany, Rothschild
  • Kirshnee Moodley, Director, BNP Paribas
  • Rolf Holtmann, Head of Debt Capital Markets and Leveraged Loans Germany,Austria, Switzerland, Macquarie
  • Hans Joachim Weidtmann, Managing Director, Commerzbank
  • Paolo Castagna, Head of Restructuring, Unicredit
  • Torsten Aul, Head of Syndicate, IKB
  • Stefan Lippold, Head of Acquisition Finance, DZ Bank
  • Martin Gudgeon, Senior Managing Director, Restructuring and Reorganization, Blackstone
  • Ralph Betz, Managing Director, Head of Acquisition Finance Germany, GE Capital
  • Thomas Neumann Principal, Doughty Hanson
  • Andreas Jaufer, Portfolio Manager, Robus Capital Management
  • Dr. Johannes Schmittat, Managing Director, Altium Capital
  • Florian Kawohl, Managing Director, Strategic Value Partners
  • Manfred Puffer Managing Director, Apollo Global Management
  • Per Wehrmann Fund Manager, DWS
  • Patrick Ordynans, Executive Director, Alcentra
  • Jens Alsleben Managing Director, H.I.G Capital Partners
  • Dr. Ulrich Ahrens Managing Director, Apollo Management Advisers
  • Philipp Wünschmann, Managing Director, Blue Star Solutions
  • Bernd Richter, Partner and Head of EMEIA Shipping, Ernst & Young GmbH
  • Markus Ehrler Managing Director, Marlborough Partners
  • Marcel Landmann, Director, One Square Advisors
  • Wolf Waschkuhn, Managing Director, One Square Advisors
  • Dr. Jörn Kowalewski, Senior Associate, Latham & Watkins LLP
  • Frank Grell, Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP
  • John D.Watson, Jr., Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP
  • Adam Samoon High Yield Reporter, Debtwire (moderator)
  • Josephine Shillito Senior Reporter, Debtwire (moderator)
  • Mario Oliveiro Deputy Editor, Debtwire (moderator)
  • Robinson Wollersheim Mid-market Reporter, Debtwire (moderator)


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