TMA Europe Distressed Investing Conference: Finding value, creating value
Monday 29 October, 2018 | 16:00–20:00
KPMG, 15 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London E14 5GL
David Byran, CEO, BM&T
David Bryan is a founder of BM&T, an award winning cross-border turnaround and restructuring boutique. A Chartered Accountant, he has worked in industry since qualifying and for many years and led a plc M&A team. He has operated at board level in upper mid-market and SME companies in the UK, US and Europe in sectors including automotive supply, commercial vehicle manufacture, industrial systems and various B2B services. Founded in 2008, BM&T was the driving force behind the ERS turnaround and restructuring network in Europe and has been affiliated with Conway MacKenzie in North America for 10 years.
Christopher Hart, Commercial Director, BNP Paribas Commercial
Richard Tett, Partner, Restructuring & Insolvency, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
With more than 20 years of restructuring experience, he has worked extensively on ‘in court’ and ‘out of court’ restructurings/refinancings, intercreditor agreement disputes, formal insolvency appointments, high-yield bond and CMBS bond restructurings, distressed M&A, English schemes of arrangement, US Chapter 11s and s363 sales, pension deficits, insurance workouts, telecoms, and insolvency aspects of structured finance.
Richard has acted across the capital structure for all the key stakeholders including corporates, lenders, bondholder/lender formal and ad hoc committees, creditors, shareholders, private equity sponsors, distressed debt investors and asset purchasers, directors, security trustees, administrators and liquidators.
Richard has particular cross border restructuring experience involving the UK, Europe, the US and across the globe.
Vincent Vroom, Partner, Loyens & Loeff N.V.
Vincent Vroom, attorney at law, is a member of the Corporate practice group. He specialises in financial restructurings and insolvency and handles a range of issues in restructuring transactions whether they arise within the courtroom or outside. He also advises on cross-border financing and has gained broad experience in (structured) finance transactions. Currently, Vincent is head of the Corporate practice of our London office.
Garry Wilson, Managing Partner, Endless LLP
Endless is one of the UK’s leading turnaround investors. Since its establishment in 2005 Endless has completed over 80 acquisitions and 55 exits of UK businesses. The firm has just shy of £1 billion of funds under management and is currently investing Endless Fund IV of £525m. It invests money on behalf of world leading Universities, some of the world's largest Charitable Foundations and Pension Funds. It currently owns 27 businesses with combined revenues of £2.5 billion and 10,000 employees.