Tuesday, April 21, 2015

May 19: Webcast - Alternative Financing for BDCs and Closed-end Funds #MCLE

New and extensive regulation of the banking sector has made alternative financing arrangements more attractive and cost-efficient for business development companies and closed-end funds. An increasing number of BDCs and CEFs are turning to synthetic financing through total return swaps (TRS) and prime brokerage (PB) lock-up facilities.
In this webinar, Andrew Jordan, Senior Vice President at GSO Capital Partners / Blackstone Group, and Matthew Kerfoot, Partner at Dechert, and will discuss:
  • Negotiating the TRS and PB framework
  • Pricing considerations
  • Limitations of TRS and PB facilities
  • Controlling the underlying loan portfolio
  • Leverage issues under the 1940 Act
  • Safeguarding fund collateral and rehypothecation.
Title:
Alternative Financing for BDCs and Closed-end Funds
When/Where:
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
12:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time (Indiana, GMT-04:00)
Speakers:
  • Andrew Jordan, Senior Vice President at GSO Capital Partners / Blackstone Group
  • Matthew Kerfoot, Partner at Dechert
By:
Dechert
Credit:
Application for accreditation of this program for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) in New York, New Jersey and California is currently pending.
Cost:
No charge

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