SOURCE: Institutional Investor

November 18, 2008 07:30 ET

John Lonski, Chief Economist & Managing Director, Moody's Investor Services to Keynote Institutional Investor's Distressed Investing Forum

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - November 18, 2008) - Institutional Investor Events is proud to announce the 7th Annual Distressed Investing Forum on February 23-25, 2009 at the Union League Club in New York City.

Produced in association with Credit Investment News and Distressed Investing News, the forum will bring together industry leaders to exchange ideas and strategies on current distressed investment opportunities. The forum will examine how the mounting losses on Wall Street, Main Street and the global economy are presenting a unique range of opportunities across asset classes for the distressed investor.

The keynote address, "Expert Insights on the Macro-Economic Environment and its Ramifications for the Investor Landscape," will be presented by John Lonski, Chief Economist & Managing Director of Moody's Investor Services.

Session Highlights include:

--  Examine the shift of dynamics in the capital structure and the
    ramifications for refinancing
--  Expert advice on purchasing through Chapter 11 and restructuring
    companies in distress
--  Evaluate the future of structured credit including CDOs, CLOs and
    mezzanine lending
--  What will be the next shoe to drop? The indicators of a distressed
    industry
    

Featured speakers include:

--  Michael Aingorn, PLAINFIELD ASSET MANAGEMENT
--  Debashis Bhattacharya, FORTIS INVESTMENTS
--  Benjamin Bornstein, INDIGO ASSET MANAGEMENT
--  Homyar M. Choksi, LBC CREDIT PARTNERS, INC.
--  Brian Colgan, MJX ASSET MANAGEMENT
--  Ross Gatlin, PROPHET EQUITY
--  Curtis Glovier, FORTRESS INVESTMENT GROUP
--  Alexander D. Greene, BROOKFIELD ASSET MANAGEMENT, LLC
--  Kevin F. Griffin, OCTAVIAN FUNDS
--  Andrew Isikoff, PERRY REAL ESTATE PARTNERS
--  Joyce Johnson-Miller, RELATIVITY CAPITAL
--  Katalin Kutasi, KELLNER DILEO & COMPANY
--  Peter Leibman, AURORA RESURGENCE
--  Anders Maxwell, PETER J. SOLOMON COMPANY, L.P.
--  Richard Maybaum, LITTLEJOHN & CO., LLC
--  Steve Moyer, TENNENBAUM CAPITAL PARTNERS
--  Brian Newman, MADISON DEARBORN PARTNERS, LLC
--  Craig Forrest Noell, SIGNATURE CAPITAL PARTNERS, INC.
--  Stephen Presser, MONOMOY CAPITAL PARTNERS
--  Allan Roopan, FORTIS INVESTMENTS
--  Durc Savini, MILLER BUCKFIRE & CO., LLC
--  Roopesh Shah, GOLDMAN SACHS & CO.
--  Michael N. Thompson, BAY HARBOR MANAGEMENT, L.C.
    

Sponsors this year include ALIX Partners and Haynesboone.

For more information on this event please visit www.iievents.com/RI.

If you would like to receive a press pass, please contact Ronda DiMasi, at rdimasi@iievents.com or 212.224.3569.

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