1. Introduction 2. Size & Scope of the Universe of Financially Distressed Enterprises & Potential Opportunity 3. Economic Overview of the Workout Process 4. Legal Overview of Reorganizations in Bankruptcy 5. Corporate Organizations & the Credit Fundamentals that Drive Capital Structures 6. Valuation Fundamentals & How Leverage Impacts Risk 7. Recognizing Companies in Financial Distress 8. Causes of Financial Distress & Restructuring Implications 9. Options for Alleviating Financial Distress - Company Perspective 10. Profiting from Financial Distress - Investor's Perspective 11. Due Diligence & the Investment Process 12. Recent Developments in Bankruptcy Law & Implications 13. Dynamics of the Workout Process 14. Implementation of the Workout Plan 15. Post-Reorganization Considerations
Stephen G. Moyer has been a Portfolio Manager and Analyst in the Distressed Credit Group at Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO). Mr. Moyer has over 25 years of experience in investment analysis and corporate finance. His interest in distressed securities analysis began when he was a member of the High Yield Research Group at Drexel Burnham Lambert. He has also been affiliated with many other leading securities firms and investment managers including Tennenbaum Capital Partners, The First Boston Corporation (now Credit Suisse), Banc of America Securities, Kemper Securities (now Wells Fargo) and Imperial Capital. He began his career as a lawyer at Jones Day and later with Riordan & McKenzie. He is a recognized speaker and writer on the subject of distressed securities and a frequent lecturer at industry events and graduate business programs. Mr. Moyer received a J.D. from Stanford University Law School, an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Business School, and a B.A. from Grinnell College. He is a member of the California and Texas bars, holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, and has passed the Uniform Certified Public Accounting Examination.