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CRE Finance World, Winter 2012

CREFC High Yield Debt and Investment Forum Update William O’Connor Partner Crowell & Moring LLP Chair, CREFC High Yield Debt and Investment Forum T bridge, mezzanine and non-performing loans, special 2. Distressed Debt Summit in New York (March 2012);Forum meeting and reception at Annual Conference in Miami(January 2012);Current plans for the High Yield Debt and Investment Forum include:1.he newly created High Yield Debt and Investment Forumis dedicated to industry participants seeking high yieldthrough direct lending or debt investment in commercialreal estate. Participants include investors in B-notes, servicers, workout specialists, receivers, loan advisers and specialty 3. Distressed Debt Summit in Los Angeles (June 2012 ); lenders, operating in the United States as well as overseas. Members 4.Prospective Annual Workout Workshop for special servicers’ refer to themselves as coming from the “dark side”. junior asset managers and lenders’ workout officers in Dallas (Summer 2012), followed by appointing liaisons to Board of The 30 person Steering Committee, led by Bill O’Connor of Crowell Governors (BOG) Education Committee; & Moring as Chair and Greta Guggenheim of Ladder Capital as 5.Publishing articles in CRE Finance World Magazine pertaining Chair-elect, will set the agenda for the Forum and provide guidance to high yield and distressed debt on a quarterly basis (facilitated towards the growth of this nescient group. The HY Forum also by establishing a publishing sub-committee); and promises to organize a series of networking events and receptions. 6. Appointing liaisons to BOG Operating Advisor Committee. All parties interested in becoming Forum members must be active institutional or individual CREFC members and must notify CREFC by electronic mail or otherwise in writing of their intention to join the Forum. CRE Finance World Winter 2012 70


CRE Finance World, Winter 2012
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