Venice, September 15, Port of Venice.


9:45 – 10.00 am: OPENING REMARKS.

10:00 – 10.30 am: MACROECONOMIC SCENARIO (Andrea Presbitero, IMF).

10:30am – 11:25am: DOUBLE VIEW: REGULATORS AND MARKET PLAYERS (participants: Mario Quagliariello, EBA; John Fell, ECB; Edoardo Ginevra, Banco BPM; Emanuele Rosetti Zannoni, Cerberus; Marco Giaccone, UBI; Massimo Massimilla, Algebris; Pierre Lussato, Bayview).

11:30am – 12:15pm: IS NPL PORTFOLIOS’ EXECUTION THE NEXT ISSUE? (participants: Zachary Lewy, Arrow Global; Umberto Rasori, Zenith; Antonella Pagano, Lindorff; Francesca Carafa, Gexta; Fabio Longo, Bain Capital; Alfredo Balzotti, Aquileia Capital).

12:20pm – 12:50pm: MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER.

12:50pm – 2:20pm: STANDING-UP LUNCH.

2:30pm – 3:30pm: STRATEGIES AND EXPERIENCE OF THE MARKET PROTAGONISTS (participants: Giuseppe Castagna, Banco BPM; Alessandro Vandelli, BPER; Paolo Petrignani, Quaestio; Giovanni Bossi, Banca IFIS).

3:30pm – 4:00pm: BANKS, NPLS AND HR: ARE NEW COMPETENCES REQUIRED? (participants: Tommaso Arenare, Egon Zehnder; Giovanna Gallì, Spencer Stuart; Costanza Ramorino, Unicredit).

4:00pm – 4:15pm: CLOSING REMARKS.

How to get there

The 2017 edition of the NPL Meeting will be held in Venice, in the “Terminal 103” Auditorium, near the Venice Cruise Port.
The location is efficiently connected both to Venice railway station and airport, and can count on a wide parking area.  Click here for Voucher Park.
The venue is 14 km. far from Venice Marco Polo International Airport and 1.5 km from Venice Santa Lucia Train Station (1.2 from Piazzale Roma).
For guests arriving by train, the venue is efficiently connected to Piazzale Roma through the People Mover (“Marittima” stop).


All guests are expected to register and collect the personal badge, starting from 8:30am, at the accreditation desks. Breakfast will be served prior to the conference. The badge also contains the wi-fi password and your personal web app login. Please arrive at the venue in good time.


Fill the Gap – NPL International Meeting

Venice, September 16, Port of Venice.

OPENING REMARKS (9:30 – 9:45 am, Giovanni Bossi, Banca IFIS).

INTRODUCTION (9:45 – 10:15 am): definition of the different gaps in the Italian NPL market (Enrico Risso, McKinsey).

ASSET OWNERS & ASSET BUYERS (10:15 – 11:45 am): the main Italian banking players will discuss about their experience in the NPL sector. Companies in this panel include Unicredit (J. Brena), Intesa SanPaolo (Carlo Viola) and MPS (Enrico Fagioli).

Following the Asset Owners roundtables, funds that entered the Italian NPL Market such as Anacap (J.Sulger), Blackstone (M. Jackson), Arrow (Z.Lewy), PRA (T. Patel), Cerberus (D.J.Teitelbaum), Kruk (A. Scorsone), Lindorff (A.Paganoand Hoist Finance (C. de Munter) will share their view on the market.

RATING E NEWCOMERS (11:50 – 12:20 pm): rating agencies and their role to bring potential new players (insurance companies and pension funds) in the NPL market. Cattolica (C.Ferraresi), Moody’s (M.Margaria), Assicurazioni Generali (F. Vitiello), DBRS (A. Pignataro).

LUNCH (12:20 – 2:00 pm).

NPL EXCHANGE PLATFORMS (2:10 – 2:40 pm):  significant experience of International players for the banking transparency, analyzing how to get a more certain execution. DebtX (G.West), Tdx (N.Ollard), Aspen (R.Amin).

SYSTEMIC SOLUTIONS (2:40 – 3:40 pm): describing some of the solutions that Italy has adopted to manage NPLs with the main protagonists: Quaestio Capital Sgr. (A.Penati), Four Banks after resolution (R.Nicastro), C. Corsini (ex REV), Algebris (D.Serra).

CLOSING REMARKS (3:40 – 3:50 pm).

Official materials from the Meeting will be available on this website.