The GlobalCapital Leveraged Finance Conference 2017


Patrick Amis

Deputy Director General of Micro-Prudential Supervision I

European Central Bank

Patrick Amis was appointed deputy director general of Micro-Prudential Supervision I, European Central Bank, in March 2014. He is responsible for the direct supervision of the 30 largest and more complex of the significant institutions in the Eurozone.

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Andrew Boughen

Fund Manager, Leveraged Finance

M&G Investments

Andrew Boughen has almost 30 years of investment experience including over 20 years in the leveraged finance market.

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Toby Fildes

Managing Editor


Toby Fildes is managing editor of GlobalCapital, the capital markets newspaper. He joined the paper (then called EuroWeek) in 1998 as a syndicated loans reporter and was made editor two years later.

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Louis Gargour

Chief Investment Officer and Managing Partner

LNG Capital

Louis Gargour runs the investment management team at LNG, leading idea generation across credit markets. As chief investment officer, Louis oversees investment and directs the organisation’s investment management decisions.

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Jon Hay

Corporate Finance and Sustainability Editor


Jon Hay is corporate finance and sustainability editor of GlobalCapital, the capital markets newspaper (the new EuroWeek).

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Madelaine Jones

Managing Director and Co-Portfolio Manager

Oaktree Capital Management

Madelaine Jones joined Oaktree’s London office in 2003 and serves as co-portfolio manager for the European senior loan strategy, and assistant portfolio manager for the European high yield bond strategy and portfolio manager for the European CLO strategy.

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Bob Kricheff

Portfolio Manager and Global High Yield Strategist

Shenkman Capital Management

Bob Kricheff joined Shenkman Capital in 2013. He has 30 years of investment research and strategy experience in leveraged finance. Before joining Shenkman Capital, Mr Kricheff was managing director and head of the americas high yield sector strategy for Credit Suisse.

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Andrew Lennon

Director, Capital Markets

Euromoney Conferences

Andrew Lennon manages the sales team at Euromoney Conferences globally. In his nine years at Euromoney, Andrew has launched a multitude of finance and investment conferences across a variety of markets, managing the projects from idea origination to delivery on the day.

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Fraser Lundie

Lead Portfolio Manager and Co-Head

Hermes Investment Management

Fraser Lundie joined Hermes in February 2010 and is lead manager on the Hermes range of credit strategies. Before this he was at Fortis Investments, where he was responsible for European high yield credit.

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Nishant Nayyar


Apax Partners

Nishant Nayyar is a principal in the technology and telecom team. Before that, he led Apax's Capital Markets team's European efforts for the last three years.

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Steven Oh

Global Head of Credit and Fixed Income, Co-head of Leveraged Finance

PineBridge Investments

Steven Oh joined the firm in 2000 and is global head of credit and fixed income for PineBridge Investments. He is responsible for coordinating and overseeing the firm’s global credit and fixed income strategies and also co-manages the leveraged finance group and portfolios.

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Ralph Sinclair



Ralph Sinclair has been the editor of GlobalCapital, the capital markets newspaper, since 2013. Before that he ran the newspaper’s public sector bond coverage under its former guise, EuroWeek, for over three years.

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Sandra Veseli

Managing Director

Moody’s Investors Service Ltd

Sandra Veseli is a managing director in the corporate finance group at Moody’s Investors Service in London, leading the high yield and leverage finance franchise, as well as the TMT franchise in Europe.

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