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Past Event
26 March 2015


  • Simon Fisher
    T +44 20 3130 3411
  • Dr. Ralf Hesdahl
    T +49 69 7941 1171

German ABL Summit, Frankfurt

Germany is the largest economy in Europe, and the region’s leading exporter of machinery, vehicles, chemicals and household equipment. Interestingly, 70% of its GDP is derived from the services industry. This thriving economy presents myriad opportunities for local and international lenders, sponsors, private equity and debt funds to provide asset-based lending to German businesses.

The European Chapter of the Commercial Finance Association ( is presenting an in-formative and ground-breaking summit, entitled “ABL in Germany,” on March 26, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. This summit will be hosted by Mayer Brown LLP in its Frankfurt office, and will be a rare opportunity to hear industry thought leaders discuss market developments, key legal issues and growth opportunities at various panels.

Panel Topics:

  • Legal Aspects of Asset-Based Lending in Germany
  • Assed-Based Lending versus Factoring and Trade Receivables Securitisation
  • Market Discussion

Speakers, Panelists, Moderators (in alphabetical order):

  • Steven Chait (Wells Fargo)
  • Simon Fisher (Mayer Brown)
  • Keith Gerding (Siemens)
  • Matthias Gippert (Mayer Brown)
  • Jeremy Harrison (BAML and President CFA Europe)
  • Daniel Hegyi (Commerzbank)
  • Ralf Hesdahl (Mayer Brown)
  • Peter Jaffe (Grovepoint Capital)
  • Alexander Lampe (GE Capital Bank)
  • Bob Rajan (Alvarez & Marsal)
  • Matt Sparks (JPMorgan)
  • Graham Wedlake (Mayer Brown)

There will be a question and answer session followed by a meet and greet reception to wrap up the summit.

For registration please visit the CFA website:

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