INSOL Financiers' Group

INSOL Financiers' Group

The INSOL International Financiers’ Group, founded in the mid-90s, includes representatives from financial institutions and debt providers from around the world. The group is Chaired by Mark Sutton, Commonwealth Bank of Australia with a steering committee made up of regional key contact representatives.

The group provides a forum and a network for financiers in which they can meet, develop cross-border support and contacts and cooperate and communicate in both insolvencies and restructurings.

The group holds seminars on “hot topics” of relevance to the cross-border finance community and is a forum for disseminating ‘best practice’, technical projects and shared experiences amongst financiers on cross-border insolvencies and restructurings.

INSOL Financiers’ Group Ancillary Webinar: Blue Sky Flights: Turnaround of Distressed Airlines

This session was arranged by the International Financiers’ Group to provide valuable knowledge regarding actual and potential workouts of airlines as a result of the global pandemic.

The speakers sharing this knowledge have extensive experience in the aviation sector both as financiers to the industry and as advisors to the financiers and other parties.  The speakers will discuss the current and future environment for the industry generally and specifically relating to distressed situations.  Hear about the complexity of dealing with a wide range of stakeholders during the turnaround of an airline and challenges and potential solutions for funding and restructuring.

Turnaround of Distressed Airlines Discussion Forum

A forum to discuss the issues raised in this webinar took place on Wednesday 3 November 2021. The recording of those discussion can be viewed below:

Join the Financiers' Group

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Financiers Colloquium Committee
Chair:Mark Sutton, Commonwealth Bank, Australia
AustraliaSimon Chiou, Commonwealth Bank, Australia
EuropeFlorian Joseph, Helaba Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen, Germany
Francisco Patrício, Abreu & Associados, Portugal
AsiaDonna Duke, Asian Development Bank, Philippines
Guy Isherwood, KPMG (TBC), Hong Kong
 Angelina Bopp, MUFG Bank Limited, Singapore
South AfricaMartin Baumgartner, Standard Bank Group Ltd, South Africa  
MENAStjepan Buljevich, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, UAE
UKSteve Hair, NatWest, London
USAAnne Peterson, HSBC, New York
Colm Kelly, INSOL Fellow, MUFG Union Bank