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8.30 am

Registration, Breakfast and Morning Café

9.20 - 10.10 am

Industry Roundtable

Restructurings & Distressed Markets: What’s New?

Evaluate recent activities and trends including developments in cross-border bankruptcy filings in a growing economy and laxed credit markets.
Sheon Karol, Managing Director, The DAK Group, Ltd.
Gerald C. Bender, Partner, Dentons, LLP
Rick Wright, Managing Director, Berkeley Research Group, LLC
Peter Goodman, Partner, Baker & McKenzie LLP

10.15 - 11.00 am

Investor Roundtable

Distressed Investing: Competition and Where Are the Deals?

Investigate factors driving investment decisions including “loan to own” strategies in increasingly competitive environment.
Carter Pennington, Managing Director, Cardinal Strategy Group
Ross Gatlin, CEO & Managing Partner, Prophet Equity
Deborah Friedland, Managing Director, EisnerAmper LLP Heather Smith, Managing Director, Ancoris Capital Partners LLC

11.00 - 11.45 am

Lenders Roundtable

Creditors: How to Resolve Knotty Issues?

Explore secured vs. unsecured creditor issues including post-petition financing terms.
Sharon F. Manewitz, Principal and Executive Director Manewitz Weiker Associates
Christopher Ward, Chair, Bankruptcy Group, Managing Shareholder – Delaware, Polsinelli, LLP
Leah M. Eisenberg, Partner, Foley & Lardner, LLP

11.45 - 12.30 pm

Sector Brief

Retail: Rehab or Sale

Discussion on successful restructuring strategies and how to value assets for sale pursuant to Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization.
Shane G. Ramsey, Partner, Vice Chair Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Group, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
Stephen D. Zide, Partner, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Jeff Branman, Vice President, Mergers & Acquisition, Authentic Brands Group
James Doak, Managing Director & Co-Head, Miller Buckfire & Co., LLC

12.45 - 2.00 pm

Networking Lunch

2.30 pm

Forum Adjourns. Afternoon break prior to Awards Gala Celebrations.

6.30 - 10.00 pm

11th Annual Turnaround Atlas Awards │ Networking Gala & Ceremony

Winners are officially announced and recognized at the gala ceremony.

6.30 - 7.30 pm

Guest Arrivals & Networking Reception

Check-in by business card. Attire is business formal. Black-tie is welcomed.

7.30 - 8.00 pm

Dinner Networking

Open Seating except for Reserved Corporate Table of 10 Guests.

8.00 pm

Winner Announcement & Trophy Presentation Ceremony

Acceptance Remarks limited to a minute.
Winners Circle Group Photo at the end of the ceremony.
Photographer is available for individual, colleagues and firm group photos.

10.00 pm


Trophy boxes and bags are available to safely carry your treasured winner trophy.