Twenty Seven Practitioners to Join Keynote Speaker Stephen Norris at's Distressed Investing Leaders Forum 2009

Twenty Seven Distressed Investing Practitioners Joining Keynote Speaker Stephen Norris at's Upcoming Distressed Investing Leaders Forum 2009 on July 29th.

New York, NY, July 10, 2009 --( Twenty seven expert Distressed Investing practitioners will join keynote speaker Stephen Norris, co-founder of The Carlyle Group, a global private equity firm, and currently Chairman of Gulf Cap Partners, at's upcoming Distressed Investing Leaders Forum 2009 (, a gathering of more than 250 members of the Distressed Investing community that will cover the most relevant topics in Distressed Investing:
· The Current Distressed Investing Landscape
· Distressed Real Estate Investing
· Distressed Debt Investing
· When Bankruptcy is the Only Alternative
· Turning Around a Distressed Company
· Careers in Distressed Investing

In addition to Mr. Norris, keynote speaker on "Restructuring A Distressed Company: What Does It Really Take?", Distressed Investing experts who will participate at this forum now include:
· Abby Adlerman, Private Equity Practice Leader, Russell Reynolds Associates
· Alan Leiderman, Managing Director, Ducat Investment Group
· Bill Rochelle, Bankruptcy Columnist, Bloomberg News
· Brian Newman, Managing Principal, CERES Real Estate Partners
· Carl Trop, Principal, Greyfields
· Debashis Bhattacharya, Senior ABS Portfolio Manager, Fortis Investments
· Elonna Ashurova, Managing Director, Evest Venture Partners
· George Davis, Partner, Financial Restructuring, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
· Gregory Corona, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Accubuilt, Inc.
· Ira Perlmuter, Managing Partner, T5 Equity Partners
· James McCarthy, Chief Investment Officer, Strategic Capital Solutions, LLC
· Jeff Jones, Managing Director, Barrier Advisors
· Jeff Schachter, Managing Director, Greystone & Co.
· John Rapisardi, Partner, Financial Restructuring, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
· Karim Babay, Partner, Foxhill Capital Partners
· Kevin Lydon, Managing Partner, Strategic Value Partners
· Kevin Nystrom, Senior Managing Director, Zolfo Cooper
· Margaret Butler, Mergers and Acquisitions, Jefferies & Company
· Matthew Baron, Principal, Simon Development Group
· Navin Nagrani, Vice President, Hilco Real Estate
· R. Ronald Hopkinson, Partner, Private Equity Group, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
· Robert Koltai, Managing Principal, Hain Capital Group, LLC
· Sanjay Nayar, Partner, Bharat Capital LLC
· Scott Eisenberg, Managing Partner, Amherst Partners LLC
· Stephan Butler, Vice President, Real Estate Group International, Inc.
· Steven Herman, Partner, Real Estate, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
· Steven Kargman, President, Kargman Associates

Guests are invited to RSVP at and take advantage of a special offer for groups of 3 or more participants from the same firm. Additionally, offers unequaled sponsorship opportunities to reach the Distressed Investing community; to receive our Sponsorship Package, please send your request to This forum is produced by, the premier networking community for businessmen, entrepreneurs, professionals and diplomats.

Edgar Perez