Value Investing Forum - McDermott Will & Emery

Value Investing Forum


In an unpredictable economic landscape, value investing has reached new heights and expanded into an increasingly popular investment strategy.

Our inaugural Value Investing Forum, in partnership with Jefferies, brought together industry-leading investors, bankers and advisors to share the latest insights around connected market indicators and trends. The business leaders explored how to invest in distressed companies, when to jump into niche sectors and what you can do to maximize opportunities in a dynamic market from a global context.

Taking place in our New York offices at One Vanderbilt Avenue, the agenda included:

Registration, Networking & Welcome | 3:00 – 3:35 pm

Interactive Case Studies: Hot Sectors in Value Investing | View Takeaway
Sharing lessons from several real-life scenarios, fund managers and advisors will discuss how to protect investments while also maximizing returns. These industry leaders will share their insights on evaluating investments and determining the strategies to best manage changing circumstances and financial challenges.

Maximizing Value for Stakeholders | View Takeaway
With interest rates on the rise, inflation at a recent all time high and geopolitical instability following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, investors need to be opportunistic and nimble. This panel will share strategies to maximize value through equity and debt investments in businesses facing a high degree of complexity or dislocation.

Scaling Up: Stressed and Distressed Investment Trends | View Takeaway
As the geopolitical landscape continues to change, companies have seen movement ranging from notable performance into trepidatious areas. Some key drivers that are thought to be behind these shifts are growing supply chain issues and rising energy prices. This panel will address the metrics that can be used to differentiate between short- and long-term impact, the impact of covenant lite, high yield financings and where the greatest need will exist for special situations capital in the coming years.

Networking Cocktail Reception | 5:30 – 7:00 pm

McDermott Will & Emery looks forward to welcoming fully COVID-19 vaccinated attendees for our in-person events. By registering for our live event, you are attesting that you have been fully vaccinated and are past the final waiting period. We will continue to monitor COVID-19 developments, including CDC and WHO guidelines, over the coming weeks and adapt our onsite approach as needed. Our event will be set up in a controlled, socially distant environment. Only vaccinated personnel of McDermott Will & Emery will be attending McDermott-sponsored client events. We ask everyone to monitor their own health closely and to please stay home if they are experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19.

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