Webinar – COVID 19 Pandemic Brings Distressed Investment Opportunities

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Webinar – COVID 19 Pandemic Brings Distressed Investment Opportunities

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Assets of financially-distressed companies and debt that is trading well below par often present appealing investment opportunities for sophisticated buyers. The current COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting market dislocations have created a perfect storm for distressed opportunities.  A number of private equity funds and hedge funds are currently focusing on such opportunities.  However, the acquisition of the assets or debt of a distressed company often raises a host of financial and legal risks that do not ordinarily arise when the target is financially sound.

This webinar, will address a number of issues that opportunistic market participants must consider:

  • business and legal advantages and disadvantages of different methods of acquiring distressed company assets and debt, as well as the underlying valuation issues,
  • section 363 bankruptcy and chapter 11 plan sales,
  • debt-to-equity conversions,
  • “loan to own” investment strategies, and
  • Foreclosures.

Panelists:

Lorie Beers, Managing Director & Head of Special Situations and Restructuring Investment Banking, Cowen Inc.

Abhi Gupta, Senior Director, Huron Consulting Group

Michael Riela, Partner & Chair of Bankruptcy Practice, Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt LLP

Peter Wollmeringer, CDBV, Managing Director & NY Valuation Leader, CFGI, LLC

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

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11:00am - 12:00pm EDT

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Zoom login information is provided in the confirmation email. You will receive the email once you register.

NY CLE Credit:

1 credit in Area of Professional Practice (transitional/nontransitional)

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