Brett Hickey of Star Mountain Capital Speaking at NYSSA’s Private Credit Trends & Outlook

Deleveraging and newly imposed regulatory restrictions have hindered traditional bank lenders activity, and in turn restricted the capital available to many segments of the US and global economies. This has created a tremendous opportunity for alternative lenders to step in to fill the void. Attracted by the enhanced yield profile available in the private credit market, “shadow” banking players, such as specialty lenders, hedge funds, BDCs and other private pools of capital have helped to re-introduce market liquidity.  Of course, the potential for attractive risk adjusted returns have also driven up the demand for private debt exposure from institutional investors, who are unable to meet objectives in a market that is otherwise devoid of yield. Yet the market for private credit is somewhat opaque and highly fragmented. As result, it is difficult for many market participants to determine optimal entry points.

The evening will begin with a fireside chat between Tod Trabocco, Investment Managing Director – Private Credit at Cambridge Associates and Brett Hickey, CEO and Investment Committee Member at Star Mountain Capital. Mr. Trabocco and Mr. Hickey will have a focused discussion on what investors are seeking to get out of their private credit allocations and how they fit into their overall portfolio.

The second part of the evening will feature a panel discussion of experienced private credit investors, who will provide insight into the breadth investment opportunities and trends across this unique corner of the capital markets.

Fireside Chat

Tod Trabocco, Investment Managing Director – Private Credit, Cambridge Associates
Moderator: Brett Hickey, CEO and Investment Committee Member, Star Mountain Capital

Private Credit Panel

Erik Falk, Global Head of Private Credit, KKR
Jason Block, Founding Partner & CIO, Freedom 3 Capital
David DeSantis, Head of Middle Market Lending, CVC Credit Partners
Chris Jahrmarkt, Co-CIO, Northlight Financial
Moderator: To be announced

Thursday, November 17th

5:30PM through 8:45PM

NYSSA Conference Center

1540 Broadway, Suite 1010, New York City (main entrance on 45th St.)

Registration Link: See Event Page




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