Presentation using Debtwire data to show trends in the leveraged finance and high yield bond market in Germany.
Keynote: The state of the German economy
As the powerhouse of the European economy, the state of the German economy attracts significant amounts of attention. An economist will discuss its current state, how it fits in the global economy and what the impact of interest rates could be.
Panel: Loans and bounds 2.0
This session will give an update on the high yield bonds and leveraged loans market tracking the pipeline of issuance in the large cap leveraged debt market in Germany.
Head of High Yield, Debtwire
Case study on a German Financing
Panel: Debt Financing in Germany: Fund or Bank?
Despite cheap financing being available, corporates finding banks requirements difficult to deal with are increasing looking for alternative forms of financing. Hedge funds, private equity and high net-worth individuals are stepping in to fill this year as well as new tools. Panelists will discuss the market penetration of debt funds in Germany. Despite the growth of deal flow and market share, are there enough deals? Is it time to have a German only fund?
Panel: Financial sponsor outlook on Germany
Financial sponsors operating alongside debt advisors have the benefit of seeing the full spectrum of both bank and fund options before choosing their preferred route. This session will provide an update from private equity investors on trends and outlook in the German LBO market and debt finance. Why do sponsors sometimes take the fund route despite the cheap financing offered by German banks?
Holger KleingarnManaging DirectorH.I.G. Capital Partners
Holger Kleingarn, Managing Director, is a German national who has been working in the Private Equity Industry since over ten years. Throughout his private equity career Dr. Kleingarn has emphasized on mid cap buyouts, growth investments and turnarounds across Europe with a focus on the German-speaking countries. Prior to joining H.I.G. Capital, he was a Partner and Member of the Management Committee at London-based Palamon Capital Partners, a private equity group focusing on mid-sized companies across Europe. Previously Holger has lead the management-buy-out of a Mittelstand software company as CEO. He started his career in strategic management consulting with Bain & Company and Roland Berger, latterly as Partner and member of its financial services management team. Holger holds a doctoral degree in business administration and graduated from the University of Hamburg.
Mr Bösenberg is a Partner of Quadriga Capital focusing on consumer and e-commerce topics, besides health, business services and smart industries. He started his career in private equity with 3i, Frankfurt, prior to co-founding Brockhaus Private Equity in Germany as a Managing Director. Mr Bösenberg was Deputy Head of VTB Capital Private Equity and co-responsible for a diverse portfolio of mainly consumer related companies.
He received a BA in Economics from Sussex University and a Masters in Management from London School of Economics.