Katten will sponsor ABS Vegas 2015, the largest capital markets conference in the world.

Partner Stanford Renas will participate in the panel "CLOs and Leveraged Loans 101" at 3:00 p.m. (PT) on Sunday, February 8. Discussion topics will include:

  • General market trends for both CLOs and leveraged Loans
  • Where we are post-crisis (CLO 2.0) vs. pre-crisis (CLO 1.0) from a standpoint of manager access to the market (number of managers that have issued 2.0 deals)
  • Manager consolidation
  • Loan issuance volume
  • New-money issuance/LBO activity
  • Maturity wall issues
  • The role of the Total Return Swap

Partner Chris DiAngelo will participate in the panel "GSEs 'The Right Now': Conservatorship in Transition" at 2:35 p.m.(PT) on Monday, February 9. Topics to be covered include:

  • Loan limits
  • G fees
  • FHFA near term actions and impact on PLS
  • Single security and CSP

Partner Seth Messner will participate in a discussion of "Single Family Rental Securitization" at 1:30 p.m. (PT) on Tuesday, February 10. The panel will address the following questions:

  • Is this a sustainable asset class? If so, why?
  • Funding via securitization vs. other funding options
  • Dissecting the latest completed and upcoming deals: What are the mechanics; obstacles; expectations and results so far?