At Bank of America Merrill Lynch, they are committed to doing what's right for their clients, investing in communities, and strengthening economies. They operate in over 200 territories and 140 currencies, serving companies and institutions. They develop actionable insights, based on their deep experience, in-depth research and broad perspective. Beyond ideas, they partner with their clients to deliver powerful solutions. They offer a full range of banking, investment management and risk management products and services that help clients thrive in a changing world.
From local communities to global markets, they are dedicated to shaping the future responsibly. www.bankofamerica.com
Fully integrated in the BNP Paribas Group, BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional Banking (www.cib.bnpparibas.com) is a leading provider of solutions to two client franchises: corporate and institutional, and operates across EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa), APAC (Asia Pacific) and the Americas. The bank is a global leader in debt capital markets and derivatives. It is a top European house in equity capital markets, and it has leading franchises in specialised financing. In securities services, it is a top five House worldwide. BNP Paribas CIB strives to service the global economy by providing solutions to its clients in financing (ECM, DCM, specialised financing), flow banking (trade finance and cash management), financial advisory (M&A, project finance), global markets (interest rates, credit, foreign exchange, equity derivatives), risk management, and securities services.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft is proud of 225 years of service to many of the world's most prestigious institutions. With more than 400 attorneys in their offices in New York, London, Charlotte, Washington and Brussels, the firm offers clients innovative solutions to legal and financial issues in a wide range of areas. With a Creditflux no.1 global position as CLO Arranger's Counsel and a market leader as CLO Manager's Counsel, Cadwalader's securitisation and structured finance team is an acknowledged legal industry leader in the creation and structuring of securitisations, derivatives, synthetic securities, and other structured finance products. They represent issuers, underwriters and collateral managers in CLO transactions and related product types, and have extensive experience with both "cashflow" and synthetic total return structures as well as risk retention funds. Cadwalader has acted as deal counsel in CLO transactions since the inception of the CLO market. Their team has assisted clients in bringing hundreds of such transactions to market, closing 54 CLO transactions in 2016, valued at over $25.8 billion. www.cadwalader.com
For 100 years, Fitch Ratings has been making the future a little more predictable through independent and prospective credit ratings, commentary and research. Their global expertise draws on local market knowledge and spans the fixed-income universe. The additional context, perspective and insights they provide have helped the world’s investors fund a century of growth. www.fitchratings.com
Paul Hastings provides innovative legal solutions to many of the world’s top financial institutions and Fortune 500 companies in markets across Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the United States. Our Structured Credit and CLO practice brings together market-leading lawyers who advise arrangers, collateral managers, investors, and counter-parties in CLO, credit derivative, and other structured credit transactions. We bring a multidisciplinary, team approach to our work, providing clients with an integrated service offering that ensures careful consideration of all aspects of a transaction. Our group works closely with securities, finance, tax, regulatory, restructuring, investment advisory, and ERISA lawyers from across the firm’s global platform to provide the right expertise for each transaction. www.paulhastings.com
S&P Global Ratings is the world's leading provider of independent credit ratings. Their ratings are essential to driving growth, providing transparency and helping educate market participants so they can make decisions with confidence. They have more than 1 million credit ratings outstanding on government, corporate, financial sector and structured finance entities and securities. The offer an independent view of the market built on a unique combination of broad perspective and local insight. They provide their opinions and research about relative credit risk; market participants gain independent information to help support the growth of transparent, liquid debt markets worldwide.
S&P Global Ratings is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit www.spglobal.com/ratings.
At ClearStructure Financial Technology, we offer cloud-based systems for the direct lending marketplace. Our Sentry PM solution suite helps simplify and automate loan processes while delivering total transparency.
Sentry PM is a front-to-back office system, which tracks loan investments from idea to funding and streamlines the loan administration process. Centralize and track commentary and document management with each loan, track underlying borrower financials and monitor the compliance of all associated loan covenants. Build custom reports and distribute to clients through branded client portals. Sentry solutions continue to be used and relied upon by top financial institutions around the world. www.clearstructure.com
Cortland Capital Market Services is a leading independent investment servicing company providing leveraged loan services including administrative agency and successor agency services, ABL servicing, loan administration, reporting, trade settlement, and a material non-public information (MNPI) firewall. For CLO managers we add compliance and waterfall modeling to provide a full middle and back-office solution for CLO managers of any size. Cortland can also provide fund administration, commercial bank loan servicing, securitization services, and middle/back-office support to financial institutions including commercial and investment banks, broker/dealers, fund complexes and asset managers. Combining experienced professionals and proven process technology, Cortland offers the services and technology leading investment managers need to run their middle and back-offices. From offices in Chicago, New York, London, Asia, Los Angeles, Austin, and Indianapolis we serve clients around the globe. Visit us at at www.cortlandglobal.com
Intex Solutions is the world’s leading provider of structured fixed-income cashflow models and related analytical software, in use by hundreds of leading investment banks, broker dealers, issuers and investment managers worldwide. Intex maintains the most complete and accurate library of CLO, RMBS, ABS and CMBS models from all major world markets. www.intex.com
Mariana Systems is a developer and provider of cloud-based credit and portfolio management technology solutions for the asset management industry. Mariana's flagship product, Fathom, is the first SaaS (Software as a Service) credit investment solution in the industry. This unique technology driven platform allows asset managers and credit professionals to dynamically integrate and support all aspects of the credit portfolio process - from pipeline and lender management through credit research, asset selection, portfolio/credit monitoring, borrowing base management, covenant monitoring and IRR performance tracking. The platform delivers real-time functionality, credit process automation and investor enabled reporting insights. The company's objective is to deliver cost efficient solutions that maximise value in the asset management process. www.marianasystems.com/
Moody’s Analytics helps capital markets and credit risk management professionals worldwide respond to an evolving marketplace with confidence. The company offers unique tools and best practices for measuring and managing risk through expertise and experience in credit analysis, economic research and financial risk management.
TMF Group is a leading provider in specialised administrative and corporate governance services to the securitisation industry. They are experts in CLO transactions - with more than 200 transactions - and were involved in the first European CDOs in 1999. TMF Group have been the provider of choice since the CLO 2.0 revival started in 2013, and have dedicated structured finance services teams located in all key financial capitals. Their committed service, knowledge and expertise are unparalleled. TMF Group operates in more than 80 countries globally. www.tmf-group.com
Trepp acquired Codean, a UK-based firm that delivers data and cash flow analytics for collateralized loan obligations (CLO) as part of its strategy to offer clients broader capabilities across a complementary asset class. Now branded TreppCLO Analytics, the solution suite enables analysis of individual deals or whole CLO portfolios including cash flow projections, flexible waterfall modeling, price/yield/discount margin calculations, and optimal call date determination. www.trepp.com/clo-analytics-solutions
Churchill Asset Management is a leading credit asset management firm affiliated with Nuveen. Churchill focuses on providing traditional senior and unitranche debt financing to middle market companies, primarily those owned by leading private equity investment firms. As a highly experienced lender with a successful track record of investing over business cycles, the team has served as an agent on over $8.5 billion of senior credit facilities and invested over $6.0 billion in loans to nearly 500 middle market companies with over 150 private equity firms.