TMA UK would be delighted if you can join them at their event at London Business School on 5th February 2020.
Registration will start at 6.30pm
Panel Session will start at 7.00pm
Networking will start at 8.00pm until event closes at 9.00pm
Places are limited so early booking is advised.
About the speaker/s
Adam Plainer - Weil
Adam is Head of London Restructuring Practice, Weil, Gotshal & Manges. He has significant experience representing leading accounting firms and restructuring practices on workouts and restructurings, as well as UK clearing banks, US investment banks, hedge funds, private equity firms, and boards of directors in major corporate restructurings.
Adam has led a wide range of well-known restructurings (including contingency planning) and formal insolvencies, advising boards of companies, distressed investors, senior and junior lenders, and leading insolvency practitioners. He led the team advising KPMG as joint administrators in the ground-breaking case of MF Global UK's special administration, which was awarded “Restructuring Team of the Year” twice in 2014 at the Legal Business Awards and The Lawyer Awards. Adam also has extensive experience in distressed M&A.
Adam is a Past President of the Insolvency Lawyers’ Association (ILA) and the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) UK.
Raj Apte - EY
Raj is Head of Restructuring for Central and Southeast Europe and CIS (“CESA”) at EY with over 21 years’ experience of restructuring and capital structure advisory. He has advised on a broad range of financial restructuring engagements across Europe involving, among others, Mercator, SAS, MOLgroup, BAWAG, Immofinanz, BorsodChem, IVG, KCA Deutag and HeidelbergCement, with overall deal value exceeding 30 billion euros. Prior to joining EY, Raj was Director of the Restructuring & Financial Advisory Group EMEA at Lazard in London and Frankfurt, and included a period as Head of Restructuring for Lazard in Germany. Prior to that, he worked for Morgan Stanley in London, first in the Leveraged and Acquisition Finance team, and then as Executive Director in the Restructuring and Financial Advisory Group EMEA. Raj is dual qualified as a Solicitor (England) and as a German attorney-at-law (Rechtsanwalt), as well as an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments.
Gijs De Reuver - Houlihan Lokey
Mr. de Reuver is a member of Houlihan Lokey’s Financial Restructuring Group. He has over 20 years of investment banking experience, including corporate restructurings, M&A, and the issuance of debt and equity securities. He has advised on a broad range of financial restructuring engagements across Europe involving, among others, En+ Group, Findus Group, Schoeller Arca Systems, Mercator, Endemol Group, Zim, Imtech, Autobar, van Gansewinkel, Vroon, and Agrokor. Prior to joining Houlihan Lokey, Mr. de Reuver co-managed the long-short portfolio strategy at Cycladic Capital and provided merger, acquisition, and issuance advice at Goldman Sachs. Mr. de Reuver holds an MSc in Electrical Engineering from Delft University of Technology and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.