SOURCE: iiBIG

July 15, 2008 12:18 ET

Next Wave of Bankruptcies Fuels Distressed Deals Beyond 2008, More at iiBIG's September Distressed & Turnaround Investment Forum

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - July 15, 2008) - Following the success of the September 2007 West forum, iiBIG's Distressed Series returns this Fall for the 2nd Annual Distressed & Turnaround Investment Forum, scheduled for September 22-23, 2008, in Las Vegas. Complete agenda details can be found at http://www.iibig.com/F0803.

With credit markets in turmoil and a rising number of business bankruptcies -- a deluge of opportunities in the distressed & turnaround markets are becoming available. Distressed deals beyond 2008 and more will be addressed by a 44-member executive speaking faculty consisting of fund managers, lenders, turnaround consultants and institutional investors:

--  Bear Sterns Asset Management
--  The Carlyle Group
--  Distressed Real Estate Solutions
--  Fortress Investment Group
--  Goldman Sachs & Co.
--  Hunt Special Situations Group
--  Mesirow Financial Consulting
--  Miller Buckfire & Co. LLC
--  TIAA-CREF
--  Munger Tolles & Olson LLP
--  APEX Fundamental Partners LLC
--  Ares Management
--  Cappello Partners
--  Conway MacKenzie & Dunleavy
--  CRG Partners
--  Eclipse Corporate Development
--  Enron Creditors Recovery Corp
--  Gateway Asset Management Company
--  Gerbsman Partners
--  Hilco Real Estate
--  Imperial Capital
--  Industrial Opportunity Partners
--  Kargman Associates
--  Kilimanjaro Advisors
--  LBC Credit Partners
--  Longroad Asset Management
--  Millennium Management LLC
--  Monroe Capital
--  National City Investment Banking
--  Oak Hill Advisors
--  Nevada TMA
--  Octavian Funds
--  Prophet Equity
--  Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP
--  Signature Capital Partners
--  Specialty Finance Group
--  Strategic Management Partners
--  Tennenbaum Capital Partners
--  Water Tower Capital
    

Early conference sponsors include McMillan, Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP, Sonnenschein, and the TMA - Nevada. For sponsorship/exhibiting opportunities, contact Kellie Swanstrom at 973-571-0867 or kellies@iibig.com.

For Conference Updates and to Register:
Visit: http://www.iibig.com/F0803
Call: 212-300-2523
E-mail: rial@iibig.com

ABOUT iiBIG

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. Focusing on the most pressing and timely issues facing decision-makers in today's global economy, our events provide learning, networking and business development opportunities for those who occupy the highest levels in their companies and organizations. Visit: http://www.iibig.com.

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