From new socioeconomical equilibriums to the risks of bankruptcy, the private placement industry has a lot to discuss. This year at PPIF, we asked some of the key industry leaders to talk about the biggest challenges and the most exciting changes in this sector.
New assets in the market: what are you most excited about?
Kelly Marshall, Executive Vice President, Strategic Partnerships, OMERs, talks about the changes in infrastructure assets, and the new assets hitting the market.
From CORE to CORE+: What are the new opportunities?
Stephen Davies, Executive Director, Infrastructure, DC Advisory, explores new exciting assets and the new opportunities created by the move from Core to Core+.
Diversity in private placement: why is it important for banks and FIs?
Clare Lewis, Director, Debt Capital Markets, Scotiabank, talks about the value a diverse workforce brings to banks and financial institutions.
ESG in the investment process: how has decision making changed?
Andrew Lin, Managing Director, DBRS Morningstar, explores the challenges of implementing ESG principles to private placement investing, and what ESG means to many powerful stakeholders.
What are the particular challenges in PP workout processes?
Robert Freedman, Partner, Shearman & Sterling LLP, reviews the PG&E bankruptcy, the challenges in the workout process, and explores what to do when bad deals happen.