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About DealCatalyst

DealCatalyst is a disruptor, an innovator, and a facilitator. 

Our leadership team has 100+ years of experience in the financial conferencing and publishing industry.

We convene key market makers through digital and in-person formats including conferences, social networking events, and member-only communities. We facilitate deal flow by bringing together the perfect balance of borrowers, investors and financial service providers for quality content and networking all while using the latest technology to schedule and inform 1:1 meetings.

We partner with leading financial industry associations, policy think tanks, and other non-commercial entities to help deliver leading events that directly support the industries in which we operate. 

Upcoming Events

29-30

APRIL

2024

The Annual CLO Industry

Conference

The New York Marriott Marquis, New York, NY

HOSTED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE LSTA

This second annual day-and-a-half conference is drafted by LSTA Leadership and CLO Committee members to ensure high-quality, industry-led programming featuring an additional emphasis on the leveraged loans market, the building blocks for CLOs. This event is hosted in conjunction with the 2023 U.S. CLO Awards dinner. 

9-10

MAY

2024

The Annual Private Credit Industry Conference on Direct Lending and Middle Market Finance

The Diplomat Beach Resort, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

HOSTED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE LSTA

This third annual conference, hosted in partnership with the LSTA  will continue to provide the latest and most relevant content for direct lending funds, BDCs, and their bank funding partners including capital fundraising strategies, pathways and major regulatory developments. Allocators will have the opportunity to network with funds, hear the outlook for credit performance, and identify investment opportunities. 

10

JUNE

2024

The Role of Private Markets in Esoteric Asset Finance: U.S.

The New York Marriott Downtown, New York, NY

Private credit lenders and arrangers of bespoke private securitizations have entered the funding mix to provide much needed capital to non-traditional asset finance companies. The program will explore the various funding pathways available to finance these unique assets, and investors seeking yield and new opportunities will benefit from an education on these unique assets.

17

JUNE

2024

The Securitization in Fund Finance Conference

The New York Marriott Downtown, New York, NY

This one-day event will explore how CFOs, rated feeder funds, and alternative funding structures have grown in popularity thanks to their dual nature as both a financing tool for fund managers and as an attractive alternative asset investment opportunity for institutional investors alike. These unique structures combine structured finance technology with a powerful financing tool, marking the first true intersection between both securitization and fund finance.

18

SEPT

2024

The Annual UK Mortgage

Finance Conference

The Landmark London, London, UK

The conference will feature an expanded focus on the commercial real estate market including CRE to residential conversion, valuation decline amid increased supply, and de-carbonisation. It will continue its traditional focus on wholesale and retail residential mortgage themes: solving for the housing affordability crisis, private and public funding options for bank and non-bank originators, regulatory and policy developments, emerging mortgage products, and the evolution of the buy to let sector.

HOSTED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH AFME

30

SEPT

2024

SLF: U.S. 2024™ 

Specialty Lender Finance

The New York Marriott Downtown, New York, NY

Now in its third year SLF: U.S. 2024 explores the key funding factors specialty lenders should consider from launch phase to maturity, and eventual exit via M&A or a public ABS deal. Investors will have a unique forum to meet emerging and established specialty lenders and participate in a sector with an attractive yield and risk profile. The program will feature an expanded focus beyond financial assets, to include real assets such as infrastructure loans and real estate as the scope of assets financed through the private credit market continues to expand.

TBD

NOV

2024

The Role of Private Markets in Esoteric Asset Finance: Europe

London, UK

Private credit lenders and arrangers of bespoke private securitizations have entered the funding mix to provide much needed capital to non-traditional asset finance companies. The program will explore the various funding pathways available to finance these unique assets, and investors seeking yield and new opportunities will benefit from an education on these unique assets.

TBD

NOV

2024

Private Credit

Asia

Tokyo, Japan

Private credit has become one of the fastest-growing parts of the global loan market in recent years, up to US$1.4 trillion globally and US$90 billion in APAC alone in 2022. New private debt fund launches are running at a record pace as banks and the public markets become more cautious in their lending activity, and private credit steps up to fill the void. What does this rapid growth mean for lenders and borrowers in Asia Pacific? Where will the additional liquidity be deployed? Join us at DealCatalyst’s inaugural Private Credit | ASIA Conference to connect with local allocators and global credit funds to learn about developments in the APAC region’s private credit markets.

25

NOV

2024

SLF: Global™ 

Specialist Lender Finance

The Royal Lancaster, London, UK

Now in its third year SLF: Global 2024 explores the key funding factors specialist lenders should consider from launch phase to maturity, and eventual exit via M&A or a public ABS deal. Investors will have a unique forum to meet emerging and established specialty lenders and participate in a sector with an attractive yield and risk profile. The program will feature an expanded focus beyond financial assets, to include real assets such as infrastructure loans and real estate as the scope of assets financed through the private credit market continues to expand.

HOSTED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH AFME

1

OCT

2024

Significant Risk Transfer: Capital Relief for the U.S. Banking Market

The New York Marriott Downtown, New York, NY

The North American SRT market looks ripe for an outbreak in activity. What triggered this shift, and is it a sustainable trend or a short-term fad? How did the banking turmoil of 2023 set the stage for growth in 2024 and beyond? Will Canadian banks continue to lead deal flow? This program will explore why the SRT market is ready to take hold in North America and how those conditions can continue to help grow this burgeoning market.

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Upcoming Events

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June 10, 2024

New York Marriott Downtown, NYC

The Role of Private Markets in Esoteric Asset Finance: U.S.
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17 June 2024

New York Marriott Downtown

The Securitization in Fund Finance Conference
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April 29-30, 2024

The Marriott Marquis, NYC

The Annual CLO Industry Conference
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DealCatalyst & LSTA

May 9-10, 2024

The Diplomat Beach Resort, FL

The Private Credit Industry Conference on Direct Lending and Middle Market Finance

2024 U.S. CLO Awards

Recognizing excellence in the CLO Industry

The DealCatalyst U.S. CLO Awards aims to create a robust and accurate means of awarding organizations within the U.S. CLO space for their excellence throughout the calendar year 2023 - as voted on by LSTA membership. Learn more 

The DealCatalyst Private Credit Club

Where deals get DONE.

As a member of The Private Credit Club, you will join a carefully curated community of credit funds, their investors and specialty finance borrower clients. Our intimate gatherings are by invitation only and span the globe. Learn more

Meet the Team

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Jade Friedensohn

CEO, Co-Founder

Christopher Keeping

Managing Partner

Daniel Elton

Senior Vice President of Sales

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Chris Hunt

Head of Marketing

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Sierra Mansfield

Vice President of Marketing

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Marielle Rose

Vice President of Sales

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Todd Anderson

Head of Programming

Advisory Board

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Ganesh Rajendra

Advisory Board Chair

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Jason Kravitt

Non-Executive Chair

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Diana Alfano

Strategic Advisor

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Peter Voisey

Strategic Advisor

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Richard Hopkin

Strategic Advisor 

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Caroline Kung

Strategic Advisor 

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