Mergermarket Private Equity and M&A Forum Germany

Our flagship event for key players in the German private equity and M&A market

Marriott Hotel, Frankfurt, 60486

23 Apr

Panel: Innovations in financing structures – German private credit outlook

The private credit and financing market in Germany is poised for innovation and transformation in 2024, with a notable resurgence in private debt witnessed in the third quarter of 2023 (a 71% increase in deal count during 2Q23 compared to 3Q23 according to Debtwire), indicating a robust and adaptable financial landscape. Sustainability considerations, underscored by the integration of ESG principles into deals, are expected to gain prominence, reflecting a growing commitment to responsible financing practices. As the German private credit market navigates economic shifts, regulatory developments, and global trends, the outlook for 2024 presents a landscape marked by resilience, adaptability, and a commitment to shaping the future of financing in innovative ways. This panel will discuss: 

  • What has caused the resurgence in private credit witnessed in 2023? How do these levels compare to 2022 and 2021? 
  • Is sustainability becoming a key driver of investment decisions in financing practices? 
  • How are economic shifts in the German economy influencing the private credit market and financing structures? 
  • We’ve witnessed consolidation in the private credit manager space with DBAG’s acquisition of ELF Capital, will we see more consolidation in 2024?
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  • Speakers keyboard_arrow_down
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    Theo Weber Managing Director - Head of Private Debt BLACKROCK
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    Christian Fritsch Founder & Managing Partner ELF CAPITAL Bio
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    Thomas Pöhler Head of Germany KARTESIA Bio
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    Moritz Frerker Senior Director Private Debt PATRIMONIUM
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    Christine Weis Managing Director CVC CREDIT PARTNERS
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    Johannes Koch Senior Reporter DEBTWIRE