5th June 2024
Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai

Supporting Partner

150+
Senior Global Private Credit Attendees
20+
GPC Expert Speakers
100+
Pre-arranged Meetings

WELCOME TO GLOBAL PRIVATE CREDIT 2024

5TH JUNE | MADINAT JUMEIRAH CONFERENCE CENTRE, DUBAI

"Connecting MENA Allocators, Managers and Borrowers with the Global Private Credit Market"

Global Private Credit 2024 will bring the international market together to explore the opportunities, challenges and trends that are driving this global asset class in 2024 and beyond.

Global Private Credit 2024 (GPC24) will unite Middle Eastern allocators, managers, borrowers, and key players from the global private credit markets. This exclusive one-day event presents a golden opportunity for the regional private credit community to delve into the challenges, opportunities, and trends shaping the global asset class in 2024 and 2025.

This is your opportunity to gain valuable insights as the event provides a comprehensive overview of the market’s strategic outlook, scrutinize returns on real estate and infrastructure debt, and offer key insights on deploying capital successfully. Explore how the regional private credit markets can evolve and discover lessons it can draw from its global counterparts.

This is the premier gathering for regional pension funds, investment companies, sovereign wealth funds (SWFs), family offices, bank treasury teams, and international private credit managers. It is the ideal platform for those looking to expand their comprehension of the global market and for international players to network and grasp the nuances of regional dynamics.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to connect, learn, and chart the course for the future of private credit.

ALL ENQUIRIES: email Marketing@GFCMediaGroup.com

HOW DO WE DELIVER A HIGH ROI FOR ATTENDEES?

MEETINGS & NETWORKING

WE ARE THE NO. 1 BUSINESS MEETINGS FACILITATOR FOR THE GLOBAL CREDIT MARKETS

  • No other event will gather senior decision-makers from the international private credit markets together in 1 location, so that you can host countless meetings to accelerate deals/win new business in 1 place.
  • No other event will deliver as many high-quality business connections as a result of just 1 day out of the office. We attract the most important local & international stakeholders from across the Global Private Credit Markets so that you can expand your PC business without the usual time and travel costs.
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EXPERT MARKET INSIGHTS:

GCP24's comprehensive agenda provides the perfect opportunity to gain valuable insights and overview of the market’s strategic outlook, scrutinize returns on real estate and infrastructure debt, and offer key insights on deploying capital successfully. Explore how the regional private credit markets can evolve and discover lessons it can draw from its global counterparts.

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2024 AGENDA

5th June 2024

09:00

Keynote Interviews

In this session, key players from the global private credit market will set the tone – giving their perspectives on navigating the complexities of the market. Quickfire interviews will be held with key stakeholders representing various facets of the industry, including regulatory bodies, top global firms and sovereign funds.

Session ends: 09:30
09:30

CEO’s panel: Private Credit Market strategic outlook

  • Is private credit experiencing a bubble? What are the drivers for growth in specialist sectors and developing markets?
  • Will the growth of the global private credit market require higher rates for longer? What if they don’t?
  • Is the maturity wall a risk, an opportunity, or a chimera?
  • Where are the strategic opportunities for growth outside the traditional mid-market LBO/PE sponsor segment?
  • As more banks intend to move into private credit does this provide a threat or an opportunity for existing managers and investors? What are the strengths and weaknesses of bank/manager partnerships?
  • As private credit managers move into larger deals and syndications and behave more like a bank, what is the risk of greater regulatory scrutiny? What could regulation look like and what effects will it have on market development.
Session ends: 10:15
10:15

Investor’s Panel: How can GCC allocators continue to succeed in investing in Private Credit?

  • What is the assessment of risk/return balance and global deployment strategies given the macro-outlook for the next phase in the cycle?
  • How are long-experienced global investors deploying into private credit in 2024?
  • What factors influence regional allocator deployment decisions?
  • As the Middle East cost of capital is at least 200bps higher than US/US – what options do GCC allocators have to deploy at scale into PC?
  • What are the hidden risks of private credit investment? How can allocators ensure that their expectations are met?
  • Are GCC investors ready for global credit deployment? What do they need to do to become players in their own right? Are oil prices, rates and US dollar strength impacting the demand for private credit in the Middle East?

Speaker

Principal

Session ends: 11:00
11:00

Networking Break hosted by Mashreq

Session ends: 11:30
11:30

Private credit vs. private equity vs. bank loans: Why and how do companies choose to raise capital through Private Credit? How do they do it?

  • What types and size of companies are potential Private Credit borrowers? What sectors are they coming from and what makes their companies suitable candidates for Private Credit?
  • Capital raising thought-process: What other markets are CEOs and CFOs of borrowers considering when weighing up the pros and cons of Private Credit? Does the less public disclosure of these deals vs the public market give an edge in a competitive market?
  • How do mid-sized businesses value the relationship aspect of working with private debt firms vs the syndicated market?
  • Structure vs. pricing vs. size: What are the economic and capital advantages and disadvantages of Private Credit compared to other markets?
  • Private credit as a bridge to senior debt: What does the evolution of a private credit borrower look like beyond the transaction?

Speakers

Co-Founder & CEO

Chief Executive Officer

Partner, APAC Credit & Emerging Markets, & Co-head of Yield Multi Credit

Head of Investment Banking

Session ends: 12:15
12:15

Sourcing, structuring, pricing, and distributing MENA Private Credit deals: Templates and case studies

  • Who are the key companies involved in these deals, and how big is the market?
  • How do investors source deals, and how can they capture and have confidence in data presented to evaluate transactions?
  • What is the role of external analysis from ratings agencies?
  • What are the key case studies of private credit deals closed to date and what lessons can be learned from their deal structure, size, yield, and maturity?
  • How can investors balance pricing, liquidity, structure, and deal complexity?
  • What should be main considerations of borrowers be in terms of access, speed of access and cost of capital?

Speakers

CFO - International Markets

Founder Partner

Session ends: 13:00
13:00

Lunch Break

Session ends: 14:00
14:00

What is the outlook for real-estate private credit?

  • What is the medium-term outlook for RE credit?
  • Are GCC investors naturally suited to building a global RE credit portfolio? Do they have the skills, structures & governance needed?
  • Where will deal flow come from – do regional investors have the right networks themselves or will they need to work with partners?
  • Where in the cap stack should GCC investors target? Senior Secured, Mezzanine?
  • How does private credit offer diversification and downside mitigation in a new macro regime fuelled by inflation, rising rates, and a rapidly evolving competitive landscape?
  • Does RE PC have serious growth potential in the GCC?
Session ends: 14:45
14:45

How can private credit funds continue to capture increased investment from family offices and ultra-high net worth individuals?

  • As family offices globally professionalize and expand their horizons towards more diverse investment strategies, what are the growth expectations for asset allocations into private debt?
  • Given current high interest rates and often lower than expected performance, is the allocation of investments from family offices from public to private markets slowing down?
  • Given the risk averse nature of family offices, what can be done to provide a great deal of reassurance when investing in private debt vs investment grade bonds? Are they willing to sacrifice liquidity for higher yields than publicly traded corporate bonds?
  • How does a longer investment horizon enable family holding companies to invest in potentially more lucrative private credit opportunities?
Session ends: 15:30
15:30

Close of conference

1-2-1 MEETINGS CONCIERGE SERVICE

We are the number 1 business meetings facilitator for the global private credit markets

150+ SENIOR PRIVATE CREDIT MARKET ATTENDEES | HIGH-QUALITY NETWORKING WITH A HIGH-QUALITY AUDIENCE | PRE-ARRANGED BUSINESS MEETINGS WITH THE MOST SOUGHT-AFTER ATTENDEES

OUR DEDICATED MEETINGS CONCIERGE TEAM PRE-ARRANGE AND SCHEDULE YOUR TARGETED SPONSOR 1-2-1 MEETINGS, SO YOU CAN GET IN FRONT OF YOUR CLIENTS AND PARTNERS TO:

ESTABLISH RELATIONSHIPS, IMPROVE CONNECTIVITY, DISCUSS BUSINESS AND MOVE DEALS ALONG

Our customers utilise the 1-2-1 Meetings Concierge Service to secure face time with the most sought-after attendees at our events. The service allows you to schedule meetings pre-event, ahead of anyone else, helping you build relationships with active and senior decision makers from the Global Credit Markets.

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We will:

1. Send you the delegate list before the event

2. Send the meeting requests on your behalf

3. Alert you of who would like to meet with you

4. Send you your meeting schedule pre-event

5. Provide onsite meeting support

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WHY DO YOUR PEERS PARTICIPATE?

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US, EUROPEAN OR INTERNATIONAL PRIVATE CREDIT MANAGERS

  • To connect with Middle Eastern investors and understand demand dynamics as regional allocation to credit continues to grow rapidly.
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REGIONAL ALLOCATORS, MANAGERS AND BORROWERS

  • To explore the private credit asset class with global players in an open and friendly environment
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GLOBAL BANKS

  • To gain access to regional and global private credit players and help drive market development by charting the course for the future of private credit in the Middle East.

COMPANIES THAT ATTENDED LAST YEAR’S BONDS, LOANS & SUKUK MIDDLE EAST AND WILL BE IN THE SAME NETWORKING ARENA AS YOU

  • Abrdn Investcorp Infrastructure Partners
  • Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB)
  • Abu Dhabi Fund for Development
  • Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB)
  • AD Global Investors Limited
  • Aditum Investment Management
  • Ahli United Bank
  • Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait
  • Al Kafeel Consultancy & Services LLC
  • Al Koot Insurance and Reinsurance
  • Al Mal Capital
  • Al Rajhi Bank
  • Al Rayan Investment
  • Alinma Bank
  • Alinma Investment
  • Alkhabeer Capital
  • Arcapita Investment Management
  • Arqaam Capital
  • Azimut Group
  • Bank ABC
  • Bank Muscat
  • Bank of Jordan
  • Bank of Sharjah
  • Banque Saudi Fransi
  • Boubyan Bank
  • Brevan Howard Asset Management
  • Brookfield Asset Management
  • Burgan Bank
  • Capital Bank of Jordan
  • Capital Investments
  • Commercial Bank of Dubai
  • Daman Investments
  • Dubai Green Fund
  • Dubai Investments
  • Eastspring Investments
  • EFG Hermes
  • EII Capital
  • Emerging Capital Management
  • Emirates Development Bank
  • Emirates Islamic Bank
  • Emirates NBD
  • Emirates NBD Asset Management
  • Emirates NBD Capital
  • Epicure Investment Management
  • FAB Global Asset Management
  • FIM Partners
  • First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB)
  • Franklin Templeton Investments
  • GIB Capital
  • Gulf Bank
  • Gulf International Bank
  • Gulf Investment Corporation (GIC)
  • HEA Investments
  • International Development Bank
  • Invest AD
  • Investcorp
  • Investment & Development Office Govt. of RAK
  • Investment and Development Office - Government of Ras Al Khaimah
  • Islamic Development Bank
  • Ittihad International Investment
  • Jadwa Investment
  • JCG Management DMCC
  • Kamco Invest
  • KFH Capital Investment Company
  • Kuwait Finance House
  • Kuwait International Bank
  • Lesha Bank
  • Mariana Investment Partners
  • Markaz
  • Mashreq
  • Masraf Al Rayan
  • MIDAR Investments & Development
  • Miral Asset Management
  • Mubadala Investment Company
  • Mumtalakat
  • Nakheel
  • Nanshan Life Insurance Company
  • National Development Fund
  • NextGen Infra
  • Oman Investment & Development Holding Co. (Mubadrah)
  • Oman Investment Authority
  • ONE Swiss Private Wealth
  • Osool Asset Management
  • Public Investment Fund (PIF)
  • Qatar General Holding Company
  • Quantum Invest
  • RAKBANK
  • Riyad Bank
  • Royal London Asset Management (RLAM)
  • Saudi Fransi Capital
  • Saudi National Bank
  • Seddiqi Holding
  • SICO Bank
  • SICO Investment Bank
  • Talc Investments
  • Tamasuk Holding Company
  • Union Investment Privatfonds
  • Wafra International Investment
  • Waha Capital

ACCOMMODATION

If you would like to stay at the Jumeirah Madinat Mina A Salam you can find the current rates below. Please note: room rates are for 3-6 June 2024 only (subject to availability).

Please find the group link below, the link contains default arrival and departure dates (3rd – 6th June 2024) number of rooms (1) and number of guest (1), please note, if you wish to alter the dates, click on EDIT buttons on the right side of the availability page.

Group Name: Bonds Loans & Sukuk Middle East 2024
Group Code: GFC020624
Group Link: Bonds Loans & SuKuK Middle East 2024

If you have any questions please contact: Lucy.Bailey@gfcmediagroup.com and Katie.Evans@gfcmediagroup.com

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