March 25, 2010 10:12 ET

Investors, Issuers, Lenders & Traders Head to D.C. for iiBIG's Student Loans Summit

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - March 25, 2010) -  iiBIG's 2010 Student Loans Financing Executive Summit, scheduled for May 10-11, 2010 at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C., continues to update the industry with the latest news and opportunities affecting the student loans and education finance markets. With student loan legislation pending possible passage, this year's conference will host a variety of investors, issuers, lenders, traders, and education finance executives waiting for the next round in a new landscape amid regulatory changes and challenges.

Conference sessions include a detailed overview of the student loans industry; restructuring ARS and VRDB "bank bonds"; state-sponsored private student loan programs; the student loan asset-backed securities market -- color, liquidity and demand from traders and investors; what the future holds for straight A funding conduits; loan servicing -- consolidation in a post-FFELP world; private student loans -- underwriting, financing and demand; market-funded / for-profit school issues -- the changing landscape for student financing and the regulatory environment; and what's next from Congress and the Obama Administration for FFELP and private loans.

Confirmed conference attendees include: Alaska Student Loan Corp.; American Securitization Forum; Apollo Group; Arkansas Student Loan Authority; Arizona Higher Education Loan Authority; Bank of America Merrill Lynch; BMO Capital Markets; Brazos Higher Education Services Corp.; CarVal Investors; DEPFA Bank; DeVry, Inc.; DBRS; Dorsey & Whitney LLP; ECMC Group, Inc.; EdSouth; Education Finance Council; Galliard Capital Management; Hudson Cove Capital Management; ISM Education Loans, Inc.; JPMorgan; KHEAA / KHESLC; KPMG LLP; Lloyds TSB Bank plc; M&T Bank; Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority (MEFA); Mayer Brown LLP; MetLife; Milliman, Inc.; MOHELA; Morgan Stanley; NCHELP; NY State Higher Education Services Corp.; Oklahoma Student Loan Authority; PHEAA; Ramirez Capital Advisors; RBC Capital Markets; Rhode Island Student Loan Authority; Sallie Mae; Scott Balice Strategies; SecondMarket; Sidley Austin LLP; Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP; Southwest Securities, Inc.; Standard & Poor's; Student Assistance Foundation; Student Loan Capital Strategies LLC; Student Loan Servicing Alliance (SLSA); Student Loans Liquidity Partners; The First Marblehead Corporation; U.S. Education Finance Group; VCG Principal Transactions Group; and Wilmington Trust Company.

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