12th Annual European High Yield Conference | afme

12th Annual European High Yield Conference

17 Oct 2017 etc venues St. Paul's, London


How can your business be a part of AFME’s 12th Annual European High Yield Conference?

As a partner you could:

  • share your thought leadership alongside 400 industry experts as a speaker on our programme
  • meet potential clients and new contacts through four hours dedicated to networking
  • build your profile through a number of branding and exhibiting opportunities
  • drive the conversation as a lead partner

Packages can be tailor-made to suit your company's aim and aspirations. To discuss particular opportunities, please contact Cheryl Chickowski at cheryl.chickowski@afme.eu or on +44 (0)20 3828 2704.

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Lead Partner

  • Allen & Overy

    Allen & Overy

    Lead Partner

    Allen & Overy is one of the world’s leading international legal practices.  Our full-service capabilities are delivered by approximately 5,400 people, including some 554 partners across 44 offices in 31 countries.  Our high yield practice regularly advises on complex and high profile transactions. The team was ranked 2nd in Bloomberg’s European High Yield league tables in 2016 and was also ranked 2nd across the five year period 2012-2016.  Our High Yield practice is fully integrated with our market-leading practices in Banking, Leveraged Finance and European Debt Capital Markets, which makes us one of few firms with the ability to cover all aspects of the capital structure.

    For further information, please visit our website:  www.allenovery.com

  • Shearman & Sterling LLP

    Shearman & Sterling LLP



  • AdvantageData



    Founded in 1997, AdvantageData is a leading provider of credit and credit derivative pricing, descriptive, financial and analytical information.

    Via the powerful AdvantageData workstation, sell and buy-side fixed-income analysts, traders, portfolio managers and risk management professionals gain access to a comprehensive global fixed-income platform. 

    The AdvantageData feeds services are likewise utilized by banks, brokers, mutual funds, hedge funds, asset managers and insurance companies for end of day valuation, research, and compliance functions. 

  • Ashurst



    Ashurst is a leading international law firm with more than 1600 lawyers, spanning 25 offices in 15 countries. Ashurst's global footprint and world-class capabilities enables us to offer integrated multi-jurisdictional solutions to match our clients' business goals across Europe, Asia, Middle East, Africa, Australia and North America. With our technical expertise, local knowledge and international network, we deliver a seamless "one-stop-shop" experience. ‎As a result of our global presence, we are attuned to the latest finance deal techniques and market dynamics and apply this insight to develop innovative solutions for our clients. Our award-winning High Yield group works closely with our leveraged finance, debt capital markets, restructuring and private equity teams to provide sophisticated funding solutions for our investment banking, private equity and corporate clients.

  • BBVA



    BBVA is global financial group with a diversified business providing financial services in 35 countries to 70 million customers. It is a leading bank in the Spanish market and it is the biggest financial institution in Mexico. BBVA also has leading franchises in South America and the Sunbelt region in the U.S. It also has a significant presence in Turkey through strategic investments in Garanti Bank.

  • Clifford Chance

    Clifford Chance


    Clifford Chance is one of the world's pre-eminent law firms, with significant depth and range of resources across five continents. Our High Yield practice regularly advises on high-profile, complex, first-of-a-kind, challenging and multi-faceted transactions, evidenced by our impressive track record of simultaneously delivering across multiple practice areas in connection with multi-layered transactions and fast-paced executions. A major strength of our High Yield team is that it is fully integrated with our wider banking and corporate/PE practices, providing it with an unrivalled platform across the globe. We have a strong presence in all major high yield centres – Europe, US and Asia. 

  • Covenant Review

    Covenant Review


    CapitalStructure offers first-to-market news, analysis and data on the European sub-investment grade space. The most experienced team in the market and a strict policy of multiple sourcing information to ensure accuracy means CapitalStructure is the most trusted information source available to fund managers, credit analysts, traders, bankers and restructuring advisors.

    Covenant Review evaluates bond and loan documentation and supplies timely research on exchange offers, LBOs, and other actionable events. Its product suite facilitates reduced risk exposure, alpha generation, and cost savings, and is used by institutional investors worldwide to provide perspectives on creditors' rights through the eyes of experienced lawyers.

  • Deutsche Bank

    Deutsche Bank


    Corporate trust is a market leading provider of trustee and agency services to the capital markets, with a focus on conventional and structured debt, project finance and specialised services, such as business escrows and document custody. Our offering also includes exchange and restructuring services, syndicated loan agency and the establishment, management and ongoing administration of special purpose vehicles and asset holding companies. With over 100 years’ experience and offices around the world providing corporate trust services, we remain committed to innovation and continue to invest in market-leading technology and resources. 

  • DLA Piper

    DLA Piper


    DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 30 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, positioning us to help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world.
    We strive to be the leading global business law firm by consistently delivering quality and value to our clients, through practical and innovative legal solutions.
    We have one of the largest international finance practices and give our clients full-service support - including at all stages of high yield/leveraged finance transactions and throughout bond lifecycles, worldwide.

  • Fitch Ratings

    Fitch Ratings

    Fitch Ratings is a leading provider of credit ratings, commentary and research. Dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, Fitch Ratings offers global perspectives shaped by strong local market experience and credit market expertise.

    Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Fitch Group is comprised of: Fitch Ratings, Fitch Solutions, Fitch Learning, and BMI Research. With dual headquarters in London and New York, Fitch Group is majority owned by Hearst.

    For additional information, please visit fitchratings.com.

  • ING



    ING Wholesale Banking (WB) meets all banking needs of large corporations, multinationals and financial institutions. With a history that stretches back some 200 years, we have made a name for ourselves by helping clients build successful businesses. We do this by ensuring we understand their unique needs, by being a trusted advisor to them for the long term and by proactively creating innovative solutions and executing them flawlessly.

    We are a truly international team of more than 11,000 banking professionals with local knowledge and a presence in 40 countries.


  • Latham & Watkins

    Latham & Watkins


    Latham’s lawyers have been on the cutting edge of the leveraged finance markets for more than three decades. Today, the firm provides innovative and creative advice on high yield products to clients in virtually every industry.

    Clients rely on our ongoing leadership, which is reflected in Latham consistently collecting multiple first-place rankings in European high yield league tables. During the past two years, our team has acted as counsel on more than 160 European high yield transactions that have closed, with an aggregate deal value of over US$120 billion.

  • Merrill Corporation

    Merrill Corporation

    Merrill Corporation provides technology-enabled platforms and workflow solutions supporting secure content collaboration and multi-channel fulfilment for capital markets transactions, compliance and regulated communications and marketing. Clients trust Merrill’s premium service delivery, innovative cloud-based applications and deep subject expertise to successfully navigate the secure sharing of their most sensitive content, perfect and distribute critical financial and regulatory disclosures, and create customized communications across stakeholders. With more than 3,800 people in 47 locations worldwide, clients turn to Merrill when their need to manage complex content intersects with the need to collaborate securely around the globe.


  • Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking

    Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking


    At the core of Societe Generale’s universal banking business model, the Corporate & Investment Bank is a well-diversified & leading player with nearly 12 000 professionals present in more than 34 countries across Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific.

    Standing by its clients across sectors, the Corporate & Investment Bank tailors solutions for them by capitalising on its worldwide expertise in investment banking, global finance, and global markets.
    • For Corporates, Financial Institutions & Public Sector: providing a global advisory approach, as well as capital raising solutions, optimised financing & expert risk management solutions (foreign exchange & rates).
    • For Investors: offering reliable investment opportunities & risk management solutions through its integrated global markets platform (equity, rates, credit, currencies, commodities)

  • US Bank

    US Bank


    US Bank provides high quality administration, trustee and agency services for all debt and credit transactions; providing flexible solutions for issuers, borrowers, investment managers and investors. Our array of services includes, indenture trustee, note trustee, security trustee, facility & security agent, escrow agent, paying agent, account bank, cash manager, collateral administrator, custodian, calculation agent, registrar and depositary.  We have expertise across a wide variety of asset classes, industries and geographies and over 120 staff in Europe. Rated A1+/AA-, our balance sheet is $450billion in assets and we are currently ranked as the 5th largest commercial bank in the US.

  • White & Case LLP

    White & Case LLP


    White & Case LLP is a leading global law firm with 41 offices in 29 countries world-wide.  Our on the ground experience, our cross border integration and our depth of local, US and English-qualified lawyers help our clients work with confidence in any one market or across many. In the high yield space in particular, we have a reputation for being one of the best and the most diverse US and European practices providing a “one-stop shop” solution in cross border transactions representing issuers, underwriters and sponsors.

Media partners

  • Best Execution

    Best Execution

    Best Execution reviews the issues that impact the achievement of best execution in the global securities markets throughout the trading lifecycle (from pre-trade to trade execution to post-trade). Increasingly driven by regulation we report on the seismic shifts that are occurring in capital markets across asset classes, with a key focus on the cutting-edge technology solutions and services that are needed to meet these changes.

  • Debtwire


    Advance news, data and analytics on debt situations.

    Debtwire is the only intelligence service that reports on corporate debt situations before credit ratings are downgraded. It offers unique insights, brings together relevant news from around the world and provides in-depth credit analysis, debt data, and credit analytics for the distressed debt and leveraged finance markets. For more information, please visit www.debtwire.com.

  • GlobalCapital


    GlobalCapital is a leading news, opinion and data service for people and institutions using and working in the international capital markets. 2017 marks our 30th anniversary of covering new issues in primary markets. If you would like to explore all that GlobalCapital has to offer, take a free trial.

  • IFLR


    International Financial Law Review (IFLR) is the market-leading financial law publication for lawyers specialising in international finance at major banks, investment institutions and securities firms, lawyers from international law firms, and senior banking executives.

    IFLR's mission has been to provide professionals in the financial services industry with focused, practical and digestible reports on matters affecting international finance.

    Visit www.IFLR.com for more information.

  • The DESK

    The DESK

    The DESK provides buy-side traders with precise detail on the macro-drivers, events and plans that are shaping liquidity and price discovery in fixed income markets. Published quarterly, The DESK delivers facts from the frontline of trading, opinion on the potential of new initiatives and support for fixed income desks across investment firms. Talking about bonds starts at The DESK.