If you are interested in a higher profile role at the 2020 Private Debt Forum,
please contact Robin Jarvis:

on +44 (0)20 7749 1278 or at rjarvis@altassets.net

We would like to thank our valued sponsors of the 2019 Private Debt LP-GP Forum

M&G Investments is the asset management arm of M&G plc, operating in the UK, Europe, North America and Asia. As a trusted partner, our clients’ individual needs are at the heart of our business. We align our interests with those of our clients and develop value-based strategies to generate strong and consistent returns. Our goal is to help our clients meet their long-term liabilities regardless of the market environment.

With €309billion* of assets under management across fixed income, equities, real estate and multi-asset strategies, and over 400 investment professionals (including what we believe to be one of Europe’s largest credit research teams), we have the scale and expertise to offer tailored investment solutions across a wide range of risk and return requirements.

M&G is an active investor – both in terms of how we manage our assets, and how we innovate and develop our offering to ensure that we continue to meet evolving investor requirements.

The value of investments will fluctuate, which will cause prices to fall as well as rise and investors may not get back the original amount they invested.

*M&G Investments as at 30 June 2019

Established in 1975, Morgan Stanley Investment Management has provided client-centric investment and risk-management solutions to a wide range of investors and institutions. The firm employs 665 investment professionals worldwide in 23 countries and as of June 30, 2019 managed US$497 billion in assets on behalf of clients.

Morgan Stanley manages a broad range of alternative investment strategies across both public and private markets. With $103 billion in assets under management and advisement in alternative investment strategies, we have proven value-creation methodologies and stable leadership across the platform. Capabilities include hedge funds, private equity, private credit, real assets, managed futures and custom multi-alternative investment solutions.

As of 6/30/19. Fund of fund assets represent assets under management and assets under supervision. Direct private investing assets represents the basis on which the firm earns management fees, not the market value of the assets owned.

HarbourVest is an independent, global private markets investment specialist with 36 years of experience and more than $58 billion in assets under management, as of December 31, 2018. The Firm’s powerful global platform offers clients investment opportunities through primary fund investments, secondary investments, and direct co-investments in commingled funds or separately managed accounts.

HarbourVest has more than 500 employees, including more than 100 investment professionals across Asia, Europe, and the Americas. This global team has committed more than $35 billion to newly-formed funds, completed over $19 billion in secondary purchases, and invested over $9 billion directly in operating companies. Partnering with HarbourVest, clients have access to customized solutions, longstanding relationships, actionable insights, and proven results.

Funding Circle is the leading online lending platform for small business debt in the UK, US, Germany and the Netherlands. Globally, investors have lent over £5 billion to more than 50,000 businesses. In 2017, Funding Circle loans helped to create and sustain more than 75,000 jobs globally, and contributed £4 billion to the global economy.

Investors include the UK government-owned British Business Bank, sixteen UK local councils, the European Investment Bank, financial institutions such as pension funds, asset managers and banks, and over 80,000 individual investors.

Through Funding Circle, investors lend to creditworthy small businesses in term loans of up to five years and for amounts typically under £100,000. Institutional investors can access this diverse and granular asset class through a variety of structures and at low cost.

Riverstone is an energy and power-focused private investment firm founded in 2000 by David M. Leuschen and Pierre F. Lapeyre, Jr. with approximately $39 billion of capital raised. We conduct buyout and growth capital investments in the exploration & production, midstream, oilfield services, power, and renewable sectors of the energy industry.

With offices in New York, London, Houston, and Mexico City, we have committed nearly $39 billion to nearly 180 investments in North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia.

Our organization is a flat, nimble structure that suits us and the management teams with which we partner. In fact, we have worked with many of our current CEOs multiple times before, and without continued mutual respect and repeat commitment from both sides we could not be as effective.

Riverstone reinforces this pledge by having plenty of ‘skin in the game,’ and over $1 billion of the firm’s commitment to funds and operations comes directly from our partners, employees, management teams, and other associates.

Centerbridge Partners, L.P. is a private investment management firm employing a flexible approach across investment disciplines—from private equity to credit and related strategies, and real estate—in an effort to find the most attractive opportunities for our investors and business partners. The Firm was founded in 2005 and as of June 30, 2019 has approximately $28 billion in capital under management with offices in New York and London. Centerbridge is dedicated to partnering with world-class management teams across targeted industry sectors and geographies to help companies achieve their operating and financial objectives. For more information, please visit www.centerbridge.com.

Penfund is a leading provider of junior capital to middle market companies throughout North America. The firm is owned by its management team and is currently investing its most recently established fund, Penfund Capital Fund VI. Penfund manages funds sourced from pension funds, insurance companies, banks, family offices and high-net-worth individuals located in Canada, the United States, the Middle East and Europe. Penfund has invested more than $3 billion in over 225 companies since its establishment. Assets under management are approximately $1.8 billion.
Website: www.penfund.com

Monroe Capital LLC (“Monroe”) is a private credit asset management firm specializing in direct lending and opportunistic private credit investing. Since 2004, the firm has provided private credit solutions to borrowers in the U.S. and Canada. Monroe’s middle market lending platform provides debt financing to businesses, special situation borrowers, and private equity sponsors. Investment types include cash flow, enterprise value and asset-based loans; unitranche financings; and equity co-investments. Monroe is committed to being a value-added and user-friendly partner to business owners, senior management, and private equity and independent sponsors. The firm is headquartered in Chicago and maintains offices in Atlanta, Boston, Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco.

For more information, please visit www.monroecap.com.

Arbour Partners is an advisory firm active in capital markets for SMEs. Based in London and Berlin, the firm connects global investors with the major new opportunities in SME financing. Clients advised by Arbour have deployed €25bn of growth capital and alternative credit since 2010

PGIM, the global investment management business of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE), is one of largest real estate investment managers in the world, with more than $173.5 1 billion in gross real estate assets under management and administration. Through its PGIM Real Estate and PGIM Real Estate Finance businesses, PGIM leverages a 140-year history of real estate lending on behalf of institutional and middle-market borrowers, a 49-year legacy of investing in commercial real estate on behalf of institutional investors, and the deep local knowledge and expertise of professionals in 31 cities around the world.

PGIM Real Estate, the real estate investment management business of PGIM, has been redefining the real estate investing landscape since 1970. Combining insights into macroeconomic trends and global real estate markets with excellence of execution and risk management, PGIM Real Estate’s tenured team offers to its global clients a broad range of real estate equity, debt, and securities investment strategies that span the risk-return spectrum and geographies. For more information, visit www.pgimrealestate.com.