About the Conference

Go Beyond Expectations
The TMA Distressed Investing Conference is the premier meeting place for corporate restructuring and distressed investing professionals with potential valuable business contacts at every turn. Join your colleagues in Las Vegas to connect with deal partners, meet with capital providers, and network with the industry’s leading professionals. This will surely be the most valuable 36 hours of your year!
Make Sure You're In the Room
The conference is a can’t-miss event for all distressed investing professionals:
  • Hedge fund managers
  • Intermediaries
  • Distressed debt purchasers
  • Bank loan sale professionals
  • Workout lenders
  • Restructuring professionals
  • High yield investors
  • Private equity groups
  • CLO managers
  • Investment bankers
  • Senior lenders
  • Second lien lenders
  • Attorneys
REGISTRATION IS OPEN: The 2019 TMA Distressed Investing Conference, February 6-8, 2019, Encore at The Wynn


Important News & Information

Save the Date: 2020 TMA Distressed Investing Conference

Mark Your Calendars:The 2020 TMA Distressed Investing Conference February 5-7, 2020 | Encore at The Wynn | Las Vegas, NevadaSee you next year at the premier dealmaking and networking event of the year.

Thank You Distressed Attendees!

A huge thank you to everyone who helped make the 2019 Distressed Investing Conference such a huge success! This year's conference went WAY beyond expectations with almost 800 attendees representing 440 different firms from 7 different countries and 37 TMA Chapters. This includes the generous support of our 28 sponsors and our year-round partners. Be sure to check out some of the conference highlights on our Facebook page.

Hear Why You Should Exhibit and Attend Turnaround Capital Forum from Duncan Bourne, CTP

There will be an abundance of opportunities for your company to make an impact and make the connections that lead to your 2019 deal flow at Turnaround Capital Forum and Networking Reception that takes place on Thursday, February 7, from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. at the Encore at The Wynn in Las Vegas."If you're a distressed investor, this event is for you. Don't miss this opportunity and register your firm today." Hear more from Duncan Bourne, CTP, on why your firm should participate below.  View a List of the Participating FirmsThis event brings together corporate restructuring professionals and dealmakers to facilitate transactions, exchange ideas, and hear the latest trends in distressed investing from expert panelists.Only qualifying firms are invited to participate:$100 million or more in available investment capitalDedicated distressed investing teamPrimarily North American investments Qualifying firms receive a table at the Turnaround Capital Forum and registration for the Forum for $500. The Turnaround Capital Forum and Networking Reception offers a unique opportunity for you to showcase your firm to leaders in distressed deal flow, including:Investment bankers and intermediaries specializing in distressed transactions Turnaround consultants, crisis managers, and chief restructuring officers (CROs)Bankruptcy attorneys and accountants Lenders, including originators, portfolio managers, and workout officers Space is VERY limited and on a first-come first-serve basis. Download the Prospectus and Registration Form to participate. 

Our Sponsors


2019 TMA Distressed Investing Conference Agenda 

Tuesday, February 5, 2019  
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. TMA Onboarding Session*
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. TMA Chair's Reception*
Wednesday, February 6, 2019  
10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Chapter Presidents Council Meeting and Luncheon*
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.  Joint Executive Board/Board of Trustees Meeting*
2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Registration Open 
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Making Connections: First-Time Attendee  Reception
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Joint Opening Reception with CFA
Sponsored by Santander Commercial BankingSecond Avenue Capital Partners, LLC, Sidley Austin LLP, and Winston & Strawn LLP
Thursday, February 7, 2019  
8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Registration Open 
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Attendee Lounge Open
8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Networking Breakfast
Sponsored by Gordon Brothers
8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Certification Oversight Committee Meeting*
9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Soundbites on Industry Hot Topics
10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Networking Break
Sponsored by Gordon Brothers
10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.  Finding the Canary in the Coal Mine
11:20 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. Networking Break
Sponsored by Gordon Brothers
11:50 a.m. - 12:50 p.m.  Welcome Remarks and Lunch with Keynote Speaker Brian Beaulieu
Sponsored by Second Wind Consultants
12:50 p.m. - 1:05 p.m. Networking Break
Sponsored by Gordon Brothers
1:05 p.m. - 1:55 p.m.  Sector Upset, Economic Uncertainty, and Spotting Deal Opportunities 
1:55 p.m. - 2:10 p.m.  Networking Break
Sponsored by Gordon Brothers
2:10 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Disruptive Impact of Technology and Distressed Opportunities it Creates 
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Turnaround Capital Forum and Networking Reception 
TMA NOW (Network of Women) Meet-Up
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

TMA NextGen High Roller Event 
Sponsored by Gavin/Solmonese and r2 advisors llc

Friday, February 8, 2019  
8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Grab n' Go Breakfast and 1:1 Meetings

*Invite only.
Agenda subject to change.

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Encore at The Wynn

3131 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, Nevada 89109

  • Online Reservations: Click here
  • Reservations Phone: (866) 770-7555 or (702) 770-2222
  • Room rate: $249.00
  • Reservation Deadline: Monday, January 14, 2019