22nd June 2021
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300+
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Corporates, Borrowers & Issuers

Bonds & Loans Brazil 2021 - Virtual Briefing Day

A unique virtual platform bringing together 300+ of Brazil's leading regional and international issuers, investors, bankers, rating agencies and lawyers to share knowledge, debate and network.


Brazil's leading banking and finance event will be held on our Bonds & Loans online platform in 2021.

Use this unique event to re-engage with your existing Brazilian capital markets clients, build strong business relations with your prospects and hear the market's financial leaders speak on how they are navigating the current economic climate/share their expectations for the future.

BENEFITS OF PARTICIPATING

  • Access 300+ of the most senior regional and international issuers, investors, bankers, rating agencies and lawyers at one time
  • Setup an unlimited number of virtual meetings with participants from the Brazilian capital markets community via our 1-2-1 networking platform
  • Gain exclusive behind-the-scenes insights from the 25+ regional and international credit market leaders speaking on our expert-led panels

THE ONLY BRAZILIAN EVENT TO:

  • Understand key macro drivers which shape both sovereign and corporate debt strategies in Brazil for 2021/22
  • Bringing international and local investors together with Brazilian issuers to define and analyse the roadmap for raising capital in 2021.
  • Connect recent issuers and with Brazilian financial institutions and government bodies to understand financing needs and identify new business opportunities

Bonds & Loans Brazil 2021 - Virtual Conference Agenda

How can the government improve their fiscal position to support the economy?

Tue 22nd Jun 2021, 13:00pm (Europe/London)

  • To what extent is the government using shorter tenors to refinance public debt? What options are on the table to increase revenue?
  • How can the government support the economy while reinforcing its fiscal commitment?

Speaker

Luis Felipe Vital

Luis Felipe Vital

Luis Felipe Vital

Head of Public Debt at National Treasury, Brazil

Luis Felipe Vital is the Head of Public Debt Operations at the Brazil National Treasury. His responsabilities include domestic and external public debt operations, fixed income market development, short term public debt strategy and sovereign guarantees. Luis has 14 years of experience in Public Debt and Fiscal Planning and is the former Deputy Head of Fiscal Planning and Deputy Head of the Brazil Sovereign Wealth Fund. He is a CFA Charterholder, holds a Phd in Economics from the Catholic University of Brasilia and was a visiting scholar at Duke University Fuqua School of Business. Luis has over 10 years of experience as professor of Risk Management, Derivatives and Fixed Income at Fundacao Getulio Vargas (FGV-DF) and IBMEC DF graduate schools. He has published academic papers in the Journal of Applied Economics, International Journal of Economic Theory, Emerging Markets Finance and Trade beside others. ​

National Treasury, Brazil

Yield curve, Selic rate and the election: What does Brazilian growth look like for 2022 and beyond?

Tue 22nd Jun 2021, 13:30pm (Europe/London)

  • To what extent will inflation put pressure on GDP growth in 2022?
  • What impact will a further depreciation of the real have on the economy? Is there a risk of a downgrade?
  • How will the global recovery impact the commodities and agribusiness sectors over the next 12-18 months? What are the risks of a potential fall in commodity prices?
  • How will the US stimulus package and China’s growth forecast interplay with Brazil’s FX and interest rates?

Speakers

Gustavo Medeiros

Gustavo Medeiros

Fixed Income Portfolio Manager

Ashmore Investment Management

Gustavo Medeiros

Gustavo Medeiros

Fixed Income Portfolio Manager at Ashmore Investment Management

Ashmore Investment Management

Carl Roberts

Carl Roberts

Carl Roberts

Investment Officer at Colchester Global Investors

Colchester Global Investors

Shelly Shetty

Shelly Shetty

Managing Director, Co-Head Americas, Sovereign Group

Fitch Ratings

Shelly Shetty

Shelly Shetty

Managing Director, Co-Head Americas, Sovereign Group at Fitch Ratings

Fitch Ratings

Shelly Shetty

Fitch Ratings is a leading provider of credit ratings, commentary, and research. Dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, Fitch Ratings offers global perspectives shaped by strong local market experience and credit market expertise. The additional context, perspective, and insights we provide help investors to make important credit judgments with confidence.

Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Fitch Group is comprised of: Fitch Ratings, a global leader in credit ratings and research; Fitch Solutions, a leading provider of credit market data, analytical tools and risk services; and Fitch Learning, a preeminent training and professional development firm. With dual headquarters in London and New York, Fitch Group is owned by Hearst.

For additional information, please visit fitchratings.com.

LinkedIn Page: www.linkedin.com/company/fitch-ratings

How are deals being priced for Brazilian borrowers and issuers looking to raise both short and long-term debt?

Tue 22nd Jun 2021, 14:15pm (Europe/London)

  • What impact will low global and Selic interest rates have on market access to liquidity in Q4 2021? Who can borrow, and for how long?
  • Assessing cost of funding post-pandemic: Are low credit spreads tightening pricing for both IG and HY issuers?
  • IG vs HY: How much value do banks and investors place on a company’s creditworthiness when pricing a deal?
  • Are HY issuers being priced out of dollar denominated, longer tenor deals? If so, how and why?
  • Bonds vs. loans, BRL vs USD: Where are international banks seeing more appetite for debt and in which currency?

Speakers

Alexei Remizov

Alexei Remizov

Managing Director, Latin America, Global Capital Markets

HSBC

Alexei Remizov

Alexei Remizov

Managing Director, Latin America, Global Capital Markets at HSBC

Alexei Remizov is a Managing Director at HSBC’s Global Capital Markets in New York, responsible for Brazil coverage.

He jointed HSBC in 2007. He started his career at the World Bank, where he worked from 1992 to 1997 in various capacities, including Latin America Country Operations that involved implementation of Brazil’s Proer (Banking Sector Restructuring) program. While at the World Bank, he was also a member of the operations team in Sarajevo overseeing the restructuring of the Bosnian economy after the civil war.

In 1997-1999, Alexei was responsible for Latin American sovereign ratings at S&P, covering Brazil, Columbia, Peru and Chile, among others. From 1999 to 2005, he worked at JPMorgan as the Head of Country Risk Management and Advisory Group. In this function, he advised the governments of Bahrain, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Romania, Saudi Arabia and South Africa, among others.

He undertook undergraduate studies at the Moscow State University and holds an M.A. in Economics and Financial Management from the Catholic University, Washington, D.C.

HSBC

Alexei Remizov

HSBC is one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organisations. Our global businesses serve more than 40 million customers worldwide through a network that covers 64 countries and territories.

Our customers range from individual savers and investors to some of the world’s biggest companies, governments and international organisations. We aim to connect them to opportunities and help them to achieve their ambitions.

The products and services we offer vary widely according to customers’ needs. We provide individuals and families with mortgages that help them buy their own home, as well as savings accounts and wealth management products that help them plan for the future.

We offer businesses loans to invest in growth, and products such as foreign exchange and trade financing that enable them to expand internationally. And for large companies and organisations operating across borders, we offer tailored advice on decisions such as financing major projects, issuing debt or making acquisitions.

Sara Pirzada

Sara Pirzada

Managing Director, Head of Loan Syndications, Americas

SMBC

Sara Pirzada

Sara Pirzada

Managing Director, Head of Loan Syndications, Americas at SMBC

Sara Pirzada recently joined SMBC as a Managing Director, heading the Latin America business for Loan Capital Markets in New York. Prior to her current position, Sara was a Managing Director at Mizuho Securities, heading Latin America as well as Americas Project Finance, for Loan Capital Markets. She has more than 20 years of broad experience executing debt financings for corporate, structured, and project finance transactions for the oil and gas, power, renewable energy, infrastructure, mining, and commodities sectors across the Americas.  Prior to joining Mizuho, Sara was a Director at WestLB, where she spent more than ten years, and was involved in many high-profile transactions in the United States, Canada, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Previous to WestLB, Sara spent several years at JP Morgan in the investment banking division focusing on the oil and gas sector in the Americas.  Sara holds an MBA and BSc. in Finance and International Business from New York University’s Stern School of Business.

SMBC

Sara Pirzada

With over four centuries of history and rooted in the stability of Japan and growth of Asia, SMBC Group reaches out around the world to provide the advice, connections and support that create value. Our customers in Africa and MENA choose SMBC Group because we offer local knowledge and global expertise.

With one of the most extensive domestic and international branch networks of any Japanese bank, SMBC Group uses the strength of its extensive footprint with powerful capabilities in loan and debt capital markets, project and trade finance, and a wide range of other financial services to deliver customer-focused, integrated solutions.

African & MENA customers benefit from SMBC Group's position as a world leader in loan capital markets bookrunning and arranging of loan facilities, including structuring, pricing, advising, executing and distribution of syndicated loans. A specialist debt capital markets team can provide expert advice and execution in core markets for public and private bond issuance, and offer issuers with guidance through the process from structuring, documentation and legal requirements, to execution of relevant funding solutions and investor relations. Particular focus is dedicated to corporate and structured finance and emerging market benchmark transactions for distribution to an international investor audience.

Mauro Storino

Mauro Storino

Senior Director, Corporates

Fitch Ratings

Mauro Storino

Mauro Storino

Senior Director, Corporates at Fitch Ratings

Fitch Ratings

Mauro Storino

Fitch Ratings is a leading provider of credit ratings, commentary, and research. Dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, Fitch Ratings offers global perspectives shaped by strong local market experience and credit market expertise. The additional context, perspective, and insights we provide help investors to make important credit judgments with confidence.

Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Fitch Group is comprised of: Fitch Ratings, a global leader in credit ratings and research; Fitch Solutions, a leading provider of credit market data, analytical tools and risk services; and Fitch Learning, a preeminent training and professional development firm. With dual headquarters in London and New York, Fitch Group is owned by Hearst.

For additional information, please visit fitchratings.com.

LinkedIn Page: www.linkedin.com/company/fitch-ratings

Diversification, depth and deployment: What vehicles are available to navigate local market regulation?

Tue 22nd Jun 2021, 15:00pm (Europe/London)

  • What are the opportunities for local pension funds and BRL dominated investors under the proposed FIAGRO legislation? How could these new pools of capital be deployed?
  • How could previously untapped liquidity help pension funds to better reconcile assets and liabilities and create a more diverse local bond market?
  • In what way can (reais issued) IPOs fuel movement of money into the local capital markets?
  • What are the next steps for HY securities and debentures to be used as vehicles to deepen the local bonds and/or loans markets?
  • How are Brazilian banks and fintechs partnering to diversify the local capital markets and reach unbanked areas of the economy?

Speaker

Jonatas Couri

Jonatas Couri

Jonatas Couri

Partner at Leaf Capital Partners

Jonatas has 18 years of experience in financing with a focus in agricultural/commodity markets. He started his career at Banco do Brasil (export trade finance) and later worked at WestLB bank (commodity derivatives), Cargill (trading and financing), Noble Agri (risk management), Syngenta (structured finance) and Ecoagro (securitisation), until the foundation of Leaf Capital in 2018.

In addition, Jonatas has been a member of different associations related to agriculture credit and commodity trading: Bovespa's Agricultural Trading Consulting Chamber during 2010-12, Risk Committee of SJC Bioenergy (Cargill's sugarcane joint-venture) during 2011-12, Association Brazilian Securitised Real Estate and Agribusiness (ABSia) during 2016-17, and currently leads the Agriculture Credit vertical at the Brazilian Association of Fintechs (ABFintechs).

Jonatas graduated from the University of London with a degree in Business Management, with additional specialisation courses in Finance and Agriculture Operations.

Leaf Capital Partners

Painting the ESG picture to fit Brazil: How to define and apply an ESG agenda for the Brazilian market

Tue 22nd Jun 2021, 15:45pm (Europe/London)

  • To what extent can global climate change policies be applied to Brazil? How achievable is the transition and net zero by 2050?
  • What is driving the investor sentiment to be part of “green” deals in Brazil? Where do the E, S and/or G factors rank in investors’ criteria vs deal price?
  • Is there a greenium for pricing SDG and sustainably linked deals? Is this hampering the development of the ESG market in Brazil?
  • Are the proposed tax incentives in the agribusiness and infrastructure sectors creating an ESG bubble in the Brazilian local market? Will this burst? If so, when?
  • How can commodity-based companies prepare themselves for the “green transition”?

Speakers

Sergio Gusmão Suchodolski

Sergio Gusmão Suchodolski

Sergio Gusmão Suchodolski

Chief Executive Officer at Banco de Desenvolvimento de Minas Gerais

Banco de Desenvolvimento de Minas Gerais

Marcelo Feriozzi Bacci

Marcelo Feriozzi Bacci

Marcelo Feriozzi Bacci

Chief Financial Officer at Suzano Papel e Celulose

Suzano Papel e Celulose

Marcelo Feriozzi Bacci
Gordon Kingsley

Gordon Kingsley

Head of Latin America DCM Origination

Crédit Agricole CIB

Gordon Kingsley

Gordon Kingsley

Head of Latin America DCM Origination at Crédit Agricole CIB

Crédit Agricole CIB

Gordon Kingsley

From market-maker to market facilitator: How is the infrastructure funding gap left by BNDES going to be filled?

Tue 22nd Jun 2021, 16:30pm (Europe/London)

  • What are the opportunities for the debenture and local bank markets to finance larger scale infrastructure projects now that BNDES’ has lowered its funding target?
  • Driving public and private investment to finance infrastructure projects: Which players are taking advantage of the market opening up?
  • Which DFIs are stepping up to finance this gap? How does their price of funding and tenor compare to other market players?
  • Where does digital infrastructure fit into the bigger picture? Who are the key players financing this nascent market?
  • Debentures, FIDCs, local bank and DFIs: Which financing combinations are favoured by banks and investors?
  • International vs. local market, USD vs. BRL, bonds vs. loans: Where do banks and project sponsors see most appetite for infrastructure investment in 2022?

Speaker

Bernardo Costa

Bernardo Costa

Vice President, Senior Analyst, Project Finance and Infrastructure Group

Moody's Investors Service

Bernardo Costa

Bernardo Costa

Vice President, Senior Analyst, Project Finance and Infrastructure Group at Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Bernardo Costa

How does the Brazilian government plan to fund its privatisation programme?

Tue 22nd Jun 2021, 17:15pm (Europe/London)

Speaker

Lidiane Delesderrier Gonçalves

Lidiane Delesderrier Gonçalves

Head of Department, Privatisations

BNDES

Lidiane Delesderrier Gonçalves

Lidiane Delesderrier Gonçalves

Head of Department, Privatisations at BNDES

BNDES

Closing remarks and end of conference

Tue 22nd Jun 2021, 18:00pm (Europe/London)

COMPANIES THAT PARTICIPATE ANNUALLY:

  • 2W Energia
  • ABRACAM
  • Actis
  • Adecoagro
  • AEGEA
  • AES
  • Agroterenas
  • AGV Logística
  • Algar Telecom
  • Aliança Energia
  • Allied Technologia
  • Alstom
  • Andrade Gutierrez
  • Archer Daniels Midland Company
  • Arpejo Invest
  • Arteris
  • Ascenty
  • Athena Saude
  • B3
  • Banco do Brasil
  • Banco Finantia
  • Banco Itau
  • Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Economico e Social (BNDES)
  • Banco PAN S.A.
  • Barranda Comercio Internacional
  • BASF
  • Battela, lasmar e Silva
  • BeeTech Global
  • Bemisa – Brasil Exploracao Mineral
  • Biosev
  • BNP Paribas
  • BNY Mellon
  • Bradesco Private Bank
  • Brasil Distressed
  • Brasil Foods (BRF)
  • Braskem
  • BRF Previdência
  • BRK Ambiental
  • Brookfield Energy
  • BSBIO
  • BSBIOS INDUST E COMERCIO DE BIODIESEL SUL
  • Bunge
  • Business to us (B2US)
  • Caixa Economica Federal
  • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
  • Cargill
  • Carrefour
  • CASINO/PÃO DE AÇÚCAR
  • CELEO REDES
  • Celulose Irani
  • Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados
  • CGN Brazil Energy
  • CH2M Hill
  • China Three Gorges South Asia Investment
  • Cia Brasileira De Aluminio (CBA)
  • CIA Energ Minas Gerais (CEMIG)
  • Citi
  • Classy Brands Importacao e Comercio de Cosmeticos
  • Clifford Chance
  • Climate Bonds Initiative
  • Comgás
  • Comissão De Valores Mobiliários (CVM)
  • Companhia Brasileira De Metalurgia E Mineração (CBMM)
  • Companhia Concessoes Rodoviarias (CCR)
  • Comparex Brasil
  • Concessionária Move São Paulo
  • Construtora Quebec
  • Copersucar
  • CorporateSP
  • Cosan
  • CPFL Energias Renováveis
  • Credit Agricole CIB
  • CSN - Companhia Siderurgica Nacional
  • CVC Corp
  • Darby Overseas Investments
  • Delta Energia
  • Demarest Advogados
  • Denham Capital Management
  • Dias Carneiro Advogados
  • Dk Sistemas
  • Echoenergia
  • ED&F Man Capital Markets
  • EDP Energias Do Brasil
  • Eldorado Brasil
  • Ellece Empreendimentos
  • EMBRAER
  • Enel
  • Engie
  • Enseada Indústria Naval
  • Entrevias
  • Equatorial
  • EUBR
  • Eurasia Group
  • Export Development Canada
  • EY
  • Fairfax Brasil
  • Faria Lima Capital
  • Faro Energy
  • Fiagril
  • Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
  • Finlead Advisory
  • FinPass
  • Fitch Ratings
  • Fulwood
  • FVG Serviços de Administração de Valores Mobiliários
  • General Motors
  • Gerdau
  • Global Environment Fund
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Green Energy
  • GRU Airport
  • Grupo Pão De Açucar
  • Grupo RBS
  • Grupo Suzano (Suzano E Papel Celulose)
  • Haliwell Financial
  • Hidrovias Do Brasil
  • HSBC
  • IACO Agricola
  • Ibitu Energia
  • Iguatemi Empresa De Shopping Centers
  • ING Bank
  • ING Capital
  • Inox-Tech Comercio De Acos Inoxidaveis
  • Institute of Applied Economic Research
  • Integral Investimentos
  • Invepar
  • Itajubá Investimentos Agentes Autônomos De Investimentos
  • Itau Asset Management
  • J I Vargas Consulting
  • JLT Re
  • Kion
  • KPMG
  • Largo Resources
  • Leaf Capital Partners
  • Lobo De Rizzo Advogados
  • LOG Commercial Properties
  • London Stock Exchange
  • Louis Dreyfus Company
  • Machado Meyer
  • Madrona Advogados
  • Magazine Luiza
  • Mar Ventures
  • Matec
  • Mattos Filho
  • Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. E Quiroga Advogados
  • Mercedes-Benz do Brasil
  • Mineração Usiminas
  • Ministry of Economy, Brazil
  • Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems
  • Mizuho Bank
  • Moody’s Investors Service
  • Moody's Investors Service
  • More Invest
  • Mover Participaoes
  • National Mining Agency Brazil
  • Natixis
  • Natura Cosmeticos
  • Neoenergia
  • Net Serviços De Comunicação
  • Nexa Resources
  • Nokia
  • Norton Rose Fulbright
  • Nova Transportadora do Sudeste (NTS)
  • Novartis
  • Nubank Brasil
  • Odebrecht
  • Odebrecht Ambiental
  • Omega Energia Renovável
  • Pandurata Alimentos
  • Patria Investments
  • Paul Hastings
  • Philips
  • Phoenix Tower Participações
  • Pirelli
  • Porto Itapoa
  • Porto Seguro
  • Pottencial Seguradora
  • Prumo Logística
  • PSS Seguridade Social
  • QMC Telecom
  • Quantum
  • Rabobank
  • Rio Energy
  • Rio Tinto
  • ROADIS
  • Royal IHC
  • S&P Global
  • SACE Group
  • Safra
  • Santander
  • Santander Asset Management
  • Santos Neto Advogados
  • São Martinho
  • Scania
  • Secretaria do Governo
  • Secretaria Do Tesouro Nacional (STN)
  • Sigel Capital
  • SLC Agrícola
  • SMBC Nikko Securities America
  • Southern Cross Group
  • SP Parcerias
  • State Grid Brazil Holding
  • Sterlite Power
  • Struttura Desenvolvimento e Financiamento de Projetos
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Brasil (SMBCB)
  • Technip FMC
  • TEGMA Logistica
  • Telefonica
  • Tercon Asset
  • Total Eren Brazil
  • Tradener
  • Travelex Banco de Câmbio
  • Trek Investimentos
  • Ultrapar Participacoes
  • UNIGEL
  • UPL do Brasil
  • US Department of Treasury
  • Vale
  • Veolia
  • Vientos Energy
  • Vision Brazil Investments
  • VLI Logistica
  • Volkswagen
  • Voltalia
  • Votorantim Asset Management
  • Votorantim Energia
  • Votorantim Internacional Csc S.A.C.
  • Walmart
  • Watt Capital
  • White & Case
  • Zilor

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