February 11, 2009 10:30 ET

Distressed Investors, Turnaround and Debt Specialists Deal With TARP, Opportunities in Troubled Sectors, More at iiBIG Forum

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - February 11, 2009) - iiBIG presents the 2nd Annual Distressed & Turnaround Investment Forum, scheduled for April 28-29, 2009, at the Drake Hotel in Chicago.

With the financial community eagerly awaiting details on the proposed plan to deal with troubled assets, distressed investments are on the rise in 2009 with opportunities in troubled sectors such as real estate, healthcare, financial services, and others. This year's conference will review TARP's effect on distressed investors; the latest on the fluctuating capital markets and implications for refinancing pending debt maturities; cross-border opportunities in Asia, Europe, and Latin America; harnessing foreign investment interest in the U.S. markets; and much more.

Presentations will be given by distressed investment leaders, such as GE Commercial Finance, Fortress Investment Group, Apex Fundamental Partners, Octavian Funds, Crystal Capital, Prophet Equity, Industrial Opportunity Partners, Signature Capital Partners, and much more.

For complete list of participants and to review the latest agenda, please visit:

Over 300 were in attendance at iiBIG's 2008 distressed investment forum series and this year's Chicago event is expected to draw another distinct crowd of distressed debt and private equity investors, investment bankers, mergers and acquisitions specialists, turnaround management executives, and more.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES: For more information on how your company can become involved in business development and networking opportunities at this year's conference, please contact Rita Karsadi at 704-999-9806 or


EARLY-BIRD OFFER: Executives who register by Friday, March 27, 2009 will save $200.

Phone: 212-300-2523


iiBIG (International Institute for Business Information & Growth) is an unbiased, independent company dedicated to organizing business-to-business conferences and seminars for senior-level business executives. We provide learning and networking settings for some of the business community forward thinkers -- those who occupy the highest levels in their companies and organizations. Our events focus on the most pressing and timely issues facing decision-makers in today's global economy. For more information, visit:

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Ria Lubis
    VP, Marketing
    iiBIG (International Institute for Business Information & Growth)
    Phone: 212-300-2523
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