David Tesher - S&P
David Tesher is a managing director in the global CDOs group at Standard & Poor’s.
Tracy Pridgen - FGIC
Tracy Pridgen is a managing director and head of CDOs at FGIC, which he joined earlier this year from Rabobank.
Walter Gontarek - RBC Capital Markets
Walter Gontarek is a managing director with RBC Capital Markets. He was recruited in 1999 to start its global credit derivatives sales and trading business and has also co-headed RBC’s CDO business since 2002.
Michael Llodra - Bank of America
Michael Llodra is a managing director and head of ABS CDO structuring and origination at Bank of America, which he joined earlier this year from Citigroup.
Jim Kane - JPMorgan
Jim Kane is a managing director and head of North American structured credit marketing and distribution at JPMorgan.
Lang Gibson - Merrill Lynch
Lang Gibson is head of US CDO research for Merrill Lynch. Prior to Merrill Lynch, he was in charge of global structured credit research at Banc of America Securities.
Jon Macaskill - Associate Editor, IFR - Chair