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Best Practices for Launching & Managing a BDC

New York

February 2015
8:00AM - 5:00PM Thursday
For today’s 40 or so publicly-traded BDCs, and their non-traded/non-listed counterparts, 2015 is going to be a year of challenges -- Competition from other BDCs and lending sources is making differentiation more and more difficult. Deal valuations are pushing higher and higher. And regulations are making life more complicated. Yet smart private equity firms are continuing to line up to form BDCs. They are a profitable way to benefit from debt strategies. They provide sponsors with long-term access to capital. And retail investors are eager to invest in them. At this encore conference, coming to you from The Capital Roundtable on Thursday, February 26, you’ll hear all-new content designed to help you form your first BDC, expand your current BDC, or launch another BDC. Chairing the conference is David A. R. Dullum, president of Gladstone Investment Corp., an affiliate of McLean, Virginia-based Gladstone Companies, and one of the early entrants in the BDC space.

Chaired by
David A. R. Dullum, President, Gladstone Investment Corp.

Hosted by
Burt Alimansky, Chairman & CEO, The Capital Roundtable

Jonathan Bock, Director & Senior Equity Analyst , Wells Fargo Securities LLC
R. Kipp deVeer, Senior Partner, Ares Management LLC
Paul J. Echausse, President & CEO, Alcentra Capital Corp.
Rian W. Emmett, Managing Dir.--Specialty Finance Lending, Key Corporate Bank
Gregg J. Felton, President & Co-CEO, Full Circle Capital Corp.
Kenneth J. Kencel, President, Carlyle GMS Finance Inc.
Christian Lown, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC
Randy Schwimmer, Publisher, The Lead Left
Sengal M. G. Selassie, Co-Founder, Brightwood Capital Advisors LLC
David Watson, Chief Financial Officer, Gladstone Investment Corp.

Trusted Insight has partnered with the Capital Roundtable to offer opportunities across the investment and education spectrum. The Capital Roundtable is America’s leading conference company for the middle-market private equity community, focusing on the “need-to-know” information needs of general and limited partners, and their colleagues and portfolio company managers. Please RSVP directly with Capital Roundtable and mention Trusted Insight to receive a $400 discount off the standard rate (1 ticket - $995). Please contact Joanna Russell at or via phone at 212-832-7300 ext 0.