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1 day conference

European Private Debt Forum

June 28th 2017 | Amsterdam

Developing a Pan-European market for alternative credit

The European Private Debt Forum is the annual get-together for investors, financial institutions and issuers.

The conference aims to lay the foundation for a Pan- European market for (corporate) alternative credits. It creates a valuable platform where both issuers and investors get the chance to get to know each other and share their knowledge. You will hear the latest developments of today’s and future alternative funding options within the European market. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to be updated about today’s and future funding options in the European alternative credit markets, all in just one day. 




This year will see a further transformation of the European market, exploring new capital market channels. Recent case studies and interactive sessions will ensure a practical edge to our hands on programme, presented and moderated by industry leaders. Learn all about EU Private Placements, practically of corporate issuing in Europe and the development & use of standardized loan documents. This events offers you the unique opportunity to share your knowledge with investors, financial institutions and issuers. and build upon opportunities.

An impression of the day in 2016

Speakers last event 2016

Share your story at our valuable platform for issuers, investors and other stakeholders. Get in contact with Amy Reijgersberg. T:+31 20 5805 456 E: a.reijgersberg@iir.nl


June 28th 2017

  • 09.15

    Welcome! Opening by chairman Arnold Gast.

    Start Morning programme: plenary sessions.

    • Arnold Gast EUPPA
  • 9.30

    Market Update – Private debt in the European Market

    • New developments in the Alternative Financing Market
    • Impact of the Brexit and Trump as president: what to expect?
    • Consequences of ECB policy
    • Private Debt – solution for the European banking problem?
  • 10:00

    The future of Private debt – the long term opportunities for investors in private debt. Next steps in unifying the Private debt market in Europe. When banks are truly outdated.”

  • 10:30

    Morning refreshments & networking break

  • 11:00

    Round table sessions: join the discussion at two tables of your choice, 40 minutes each.

    • DNB – Shift in the Dutch credit markets. Point of view from regulator.
    • LMA- Legal documentation
    • Renewable infrastructure
    • Disruption of the disruptor – how fintech could disrupt private lending.
  • 12:30

    Collective wrap-up and reflection on the round table discussions.

  • 12:45

    Lunch & networking break

  • 14:00

    Practical cases


    Choose the stream of your interest. You can join the session of your liking.

    Issuer’s perspectives: 3 recent examples of deals from the point of view from an issuer.


    • What are the do’s and don’ts for an investor?
    • How can the EUPP market be improved?
    • What are the bottlenecks?
    • Key success factors

    Investor’s perspectives: 3 recent examples of deals from the point of view from an investor.


    • What are the terms & conditions for funding?
    • Portfolio for high yield
    • What do investors look for when investing?
    • How can the EUPP market be improved?
    • What are the learnings from the USPP market?
  • 15:30

    Afternoon refreshments & networking break

  • 16.00

    Collectie wrap up: lessons learned

    Both Investors & Issuers on stage: where do we meet?

  • 16.45

    End of the programme: inspiration and summary by chairman Arnold Gast

    • Arnold Gast EUPPA
  • 17.00

    Bubbles & Bites: Issuer meets Investor



For speaking and partnership opportunities, contact Amy Reijgersberg via email: a.reijgersberg@iir.nl or telephone: +31 20 5805 456

For speaking and partnership opportunities please contact Amy Reijgersberg for more information.

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Reasons to attend

  • Corporate issuing: how to?

    Practicality of corporate issuing in Europe

  • Look past the labels

    What are the underlying investments of EUPP’s, Schuldscheine, direct lending, unitranche, etc?

  • Respond to regulation

    Respond to cross-country regulation and standardisation of documents

  • Inspiring case studies exposed

    Recent, unique deals reviewed by corporate borrowers and investors

  • Get the newest insights

    Newest insights into development & use of standardized loan documents

  • Learn more

    Learn all about EU Private Placements, Schuldscheine, Mezzanine, Direct Lending, Credit Funds, Unitranch and more

  • Meet up and enjoy

    Meet up and share your knowledge and ideas during our network meetings. Discuss regulatory challenges and market conditions with good food in good company

  • Get inspired

    Get inspired by our specialist speakers and build upon opportunities

Be there!

  • “Great event with high corporate relevance, providing IHC Merwede with relevant contacts and useful European private debt market developments.”

    Peter Maris, IHC Merwede

  • "Good inaugural conference. Compliment for organizers to select topics. Alternative Finance is very broad, but there was a clear red thread in topics, speakers and panels."

    Jan-Jaap Meindersma, Rabobank

  • “The private debt market is steadily gaining the visibility it deserves. The upcoming European Private Debt Forum presents a great platform to identify and build upon opportunities.”

    Thierry de Vergnes, Lyxor Asset Management

  • "Good content. A very nice mixture of panels and presentations!"

    Tim Graham, S&P

  • "Several good speakers, interesting topics and workshops. A very good initiative and occasion to meet up with other colleagues."

    Wouter Hazenberg, Rabobank

Get your ticket

Where do we meet

Het West-Indisch Huis Haarlemmerstraat 75 1013 EC Amsterdam, Netherlands

Free parking Accessible by public transport

Contact us

Free admission to the conference for investors and corporates, with a maximum of 2 persons per organisation. Young talents attend at a discount.

Samir Attouani IIR
Questions about your registration?

Please contact Samir Attouani for more information. 020 - 580 5411 Email Samir

Would you like to discuss partnership opportunities?

Please contact Amy Reijgersberg for more information. 020 - 580 5456 Email Amy

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