29 - 30 November 2022
The Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove, Miami

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450+
Senior Capital Markets Attendees
87%
Director-Level or Above
55+
Industry Expert Speakers

WELCOME TO BONDS & LOANS LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN 2022

29TH & 30TH NOVEMBER | THE RITZ-CARLTON COCONUT GROVE, MIAMI

"The world's leading pan-LatAm & Caribbean debt event"


Are you active in LatAm & Caribbean's capital markets? Do you want to expand your business in this space?

This is LatAm & Caribbean's largest and most senior corporate & investment banking event. This is the annual meeting place for senior decision-makers from LatAm & Caribbean's capital markets community. This in-person event will bring together 450+ leading governments, corporates, investors, banks, law firms, regulators and service providers in 1 location, and feature 55+ expert speakers.

Attendees use this unique pan-regional gathering of LatAm & Caribbean's capital markets leaders to re-connect with existing clients, build strong business relations with prospects and hear the market's financial leaders speak on how they are navigating the current economic climate/share their expectations for 2023.

ENQUIRIES: email Marketing@GFCMediaGroup.com

HOW DO WE DELIVER A HIGH ROI FOR ATTENDEES?


MEETINGS & NETWORKING:


WE ARE THE NO. 1 BUSINESS MEETINGS FACILITATOR IN LATAM & CARIBBEAN'S CAPITAL MARKETS


  • No other event will gather senior decision-makers from all of your key capital markets clients & prospects together in 1 location, so that you can host countless meetings to accelerate deals/win new business in 1 place.


  • No other event will deliver as many high-quality business connections as a result of just 2 days out of the office. We attract the most important local & international stakeholders from across LatAm & Caribbean so that you can expand business in these markets without the usual time and travel costs.

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EXPERT MARKET INSIGHTS:


The world’s leading pan-LatAm & Caribbean debt event is also complemented by an agenda of expert market insights provided by 55+ industry leading speakers, allowing attendees to hear how the region’s local & international financial leaders are navigating the current economic climate/share expectations for the future and benchmark.

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WE ARE THE ONLY EVENT TO:


  • Provide 6-12 month macro outlooks for sovereigns, corporates and financial institutions across Latin America & Caribbean

  • Bring international and local investors together with Latin American & Caribbean issuers to define and analyse the roadmap for raising local capital in 2023

  • Connect recent issuers and corporates with multi-Latin American & Caribbean financial institutions, government bodies and international players

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BENEFITS OF ATTENDING:

  1. PRE-ARRANGE MEETINGS: use the Bonds & Loans online platform to pre-arrange meetings with other attendees who have created accounts. A link to the online networking platform will be shared with attendees in the weeks prior to the event

  2. NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES: access 450+ leading regional & international LatAm & Caribbean sovereigns, corporates, investors, banks, law firms & service providers in 1 location at 1 time (25+ countries represented)

  3. ACCELERATE DEALS: senior decision-makers (87% director-level or above) from your capital markets clients attend to move deals along with partners

  4. WIN NEW BUSINESS: your prospects proactively seek out new business partners at the event (50+ new business contacts made per attendee)

  5. COMPARE EXPERT MARKET INSIGHTS: understand how market leaders are dealing with increasing inflation & issuance difficulties resulting from the current economic backdrop, and hear their plans for the future



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KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

Carlos Garcia Moreno

Carlos Garcia Moreno
Chief Financial Officer
América Móvil










KEYNOTE ADDRESS:
Adapting to changing global interest rates and monetary policy

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David Woo
Founder & CEO
David Woo Unbound

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: A Polarizing world: Global rates and FX implications

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Sonal Desai
Chief Investment Officer, Fixed Income Group
Franklin Templeton Investments






KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Paradigm shift: Global macroeconomic overview and implications

2022 AGENDA:

29th November 2022

08:00

Registration and networking

Session ends: 08:55
08:55

Chairman’s opening remarks

Speaker

Head of Corporate Finance, Chile

Session ends: 09:00
09:00

Keynote Address: Paradigm shift: Global macroeconomic overview and implications

Speaker

Chief Investment Officer, Fixed Income

Session ends: 09:30
09:30

Monetary policy in a changing world: How are Latin American governments managing changes in market conditions?

  • How are governments reacting to the impact of increasing inflation, energy price volatility, and global geopolitical developments?
  • How are governments promoting international foreign direct investment?
  • Assessing sovereign ESG issuance in strengthening countries’ fiscal positions
  • Spotlight on Central America & the Caribbean: how are government in this region transforming themselves?

Moderator

Managing Director, Head of Latin America Debt Capital Markets

Speakers

Head of Public Debt

Head of Sovereign Debt Management

Deputy Undersecretary for Public Credit

Session ends: 10:30
10:30

Coffee and networking break

Session ends: 11:00
11:00

A polarizing world: Global rates and FX implications

Speaker

Session ends: 12:00
12:00

What are GDP growth expectations for Latin American & Caribbean economies in the next 12-18 months?

  • Assessing rising inflationary pressure and interest rate hikes: What impact is this having on Latin American capital markets?
  • What is the outlook for commodity prices and supply chain disruption in 2023?
  • What impacts have the Russia/Ukraine conflict and recent government changes had across Latin America? How is geopolitical risk being viewed by international players?
  • As recession fears loom and deepen, how should market participants be preparing?

Moderator

Speakers

Senior Director, Sovereigns

Chief Executive Officer

Managing Director, Head of Latin America Economics, Equities, Fixed Income & FX Strategy Research

Session ends: 12:45
12:45

Reconciling investment strategies with risk tolerance: Where are investors seeing value in Latin America and the Caribbean?

  • Where does the region sit in a global EM investor’s portfolio?
  • How are international investors pricing different Latin economies?
  • How are investors viewing recent and upcoming elections across Latin America? What impact will this have on their investment decisions?

Moderator

Partner

Speakers

Portfolio Manager

Managing Director, Head of Emerging Markets Corporate Debt

Managing Director

Session ends: 13:30
13:30

Networking Lunch

Session ends: 14:45
14:45

How is the lending landscape in Latin America & the Caribbean changing amid market turbulence? What will it look like in 2023?

  • Who is lending in Latin America & the Caribbean? At what price and on what terms?
  • Syndicated lending vs club deals: What structures are being used and why?
  • Term SOFR: How smooth has the transition been?
  • Assessing the proliferation of ESG-linked credit facilities: How can companies prepare for a successful ESG facility?
  • To what extent non-bank financial institutions becoming more active in loan markets?

Moderator

Partner

Speakers

Managing Director, Head of Loan Syndications, Americas

Managing Director

Head of Loan Structuring & Syndications

Head of Syndicated Loans, Americas

Session ends: 15:30
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How are FIs and corporates funding themselves as they navigate an environment of rising rates and a higher cost of borrowing?

  • With soaring US interest rates and inflationary risk affecting the cost of borrowing, how are CFOs and Treasurers approaching their need to raise capital?
  • How are issuers reacting to the “new normal” USD rates? Are they shifting to local financing as a result?
  • Bonds vs. loans: Which markets can Latin corporates access, and at what price? What types of instruments are being used to diversify funding sources?

Moderator

Group Credit Officer, Latin American Corporates and Financial Institutions

Speakers

Managing Director, Head of Debt Capital Markets, Latin America

Head of Corporate Finance, Chile

Head of Fixed Income Origination – Americas

Corporate Financing Director

Head of DCM Funding and Derivatives

Session ends: 16:15
16:15

Reshaping Latin America’s project finance sector: How are financing strategies of Latin American projects being affected by the new interest rate environment?

  • Mini-perms v private placements: What alternative structures and sources of funding are available?
  • How are project sponsors navigating procurement challenges, commodity costs, and interest rate hikes?
  • What role are ECAs and multilateral development banks playing in project financing?
  • Assessing the growing significance of private credit in project and infrastructure financing

Moderator

Managing Director & Head of Project & Structured Finance, Latin America and the Caribbean

Speakers

Managing Director and Head of Project Finance Latin America

Head of Corporate Finance, Colombia

Senior Vice President – Head of Strategy and Capital Markets

Managing Director

Session ends: 17:00
17:00

Chairperson’s closing remarks followed by networking drinks reception

Session ends: 17:05

30th November 2022

08:15

Registration and networking

Session ends: 09:20
09:20

Chairperson’s opening remarks

Session ends: 09:30
09:30

Corporate Financing in Times of Extreme Volatility: America Movil in 2022

Speaker

Chief Financial Officer

Session ends: 10:00
10:00

Strengthening and deepening ESG in Latin America: Will the exponential growth of ESG-related financing in the region continue?

  • SLBs & SLLs: What ESG instruments are being favoured by banks and corporates, and how will this be affected by the current market environment of rising interest rates and inflation? What criteria are ESG investors looking for? How are they comparing assets across entities in varying sectors?
  • How can O&G and other extraction (commodity/energy) companies improve their ESG credentials and drive down the cost of borrowing?
  • As more companies adopt ESG principles, to what extent is greenwashing still a concern?

Moderator

Head of Latin America DCM Origination

Speakers

Counsel

ESG, Loan Syndication Americas

Regional Director | South America

Head of Public Credit

Session ends: 10:45
10:45

The pathway to ESG standardization: As demand for reporting grows, how are Latin and Caribbean institutions striving to meet these expectations?

  • In the absence of a commonly agreed taxonomy, how can Latin American companies standardise their ESG analysis and processes?
  • How well are Latin American companies incorporating sustainability into their business plans and what frameworks are they using?
  • What will be the impact of new SEC climate-related disclosure rules? What changes can be expected as a result of their implementation?

Moderator

Head of Sustainable Finance Capital Markets Americas

Speakers

Managing Director and Head of Latin America Debt Capital Markets

Chief Executive Officer

Commercial Leader, ESG & Sustainable Finance - Americas

Vice President, Sustainable Finance Americas

Financial Operations Manager

Session ends: 11:30
11:30

Coffee and networking break

Session ends: 12:00
12:00

Renewables and decarbonisation of economies: Evaluating the push for renewables in accelerating the energy transition

  • Green opportunities: How are renewable projects across Latin America in countries like Colombia, Chile and Brazil being funded? Where is liquidity still needed and how can other countries follow suit?
  • Diversifying sources of finance: What structures are being favoured by issuers and lenders?
  • What impact could hydrogen have on the project sector in the next 3-5 years?

Moderator

Partner

Speakers

Managing Director and Head of Latin America

Managing Director

Head of Financing

Session ends: 12:45
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How can Latin American issuers & borrowers successfully refinance and restructure debt?

  • What lessons can be learnt from previous successful transactions in the market?
  • When does refinancing turn into restructuring?
  • Structured finance as an asset liability management tool: Should companies look to securitise their assets?

Moderator

Partner

Speakers

Partner

Corporate Treasurer

Vice President, DCM and Liability Management

Senior Vice President

Chief Financial Officer

Session ends: 13:30
13:30

Chairperson’s closing remarks followed by networking lunch and close of event

Session ends: 13:35

WHY DOES YOUR INDUSTRY PARTICIPATE?

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Financial Services

  • To gain visibility amongst LatAm & Caribbean’s capital markets elite
  • To meet DCM bankers, law firm partners and treasurers/corporate finance teams from the region’s issuers in one location
  • To get in front of prospects who are proactively seeking new business partners and network/hold 1-2-1 meetings with senior decision-makers
  • To return to the office with high quality new business contacts and leads
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Regional Banks

  • To host Non-Deal Roadshow style meetings with LatAm & Caribbean’s most active international investors, banks & DFIs
  • To develop investor relations and effectively communicate their bank’s highlights/investment propositions to appropriate, senior decisionmakers that otherwise would not have been easily accessible or in one place at one time
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International Banks

  • To meet key corporates, sovereigns and developers active in LatAm & Caribbean’s capital markets in one location
  • To accelerate deals with current partners
  • To establish high-quality business connections with prospects
  • To connect with multilatinas (multinationals) interested in establishing/growing operations in their geographies
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Regional Law Firms

  • To stand out from competitors and ensure that they are viewed as the top law firm in their geography
  • To hold meetings with international law firms who can bring them in as regional law firm partners on deals
  • To meet senior decision-makers from key local and international corporates, sovereigns, investors, banks & law firms with relevance to their deals in one location
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International Law Firms

  • To promote their firm and ensure that they are viewed as the top international law firm partner by regional law firms working on important deals across LatAm & Caribbean’s capital markets
  • To win new business from their LatAm & Caribbean DCM prospects
  • To expand business with existing partners
  • To meet senior decision-makers from key local and international corporates, sovereigns, investors, banks & law firms in one location
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Corporates

  • To conduct face-to-face meetings with local and international FIs active across LatAm & Caribbean in one place, to discuss upcoming transactions and future financing strategies
  • To hear from and meet with other issuers and borrowers from across the region, sharing knowledge and experiences
  • To find out how others are managing market volatility for the next 12 months
  • To meet with potential and existing lenders and advisors
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Sovereigns

  • To conduct face-to-face meetings with local and international FIs active across LatAm & Caribbean in one place, to discuss upcoming transactions and possible financing strategies
  • To meet with government contemporaries to share strategies for the upcoming 6-12 months
  • To meet with investors to discuss financing strategies and upcoming transactions
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Investors

  • To conduct 1-2-1 meetings with senior decision-makers from LatAm & Caribbean corporates, governments and financial institutions in one place
  • To hear from and meet with other investors active across the region

COMPANIES REGISTERED FOR 2022:

  • 414capital
  • ACCS Caribbean BV
  • Actinver
  • Aecon Group Inc.
  • Aenza
  • Aeromexico
  • Aeropuerto Internacional de Tocumen
  • Allen & Overy
  • AMCO/Entrecalles
  • America Movil
  • Amicorp Group
  • Andean Telecom Partners
  • Apollo Management
  • Arias
  • Arnold & Porter
  • ARODB Capital Advisors
  • Atlantico Capital Partners
  • Atlas Renewable Energy
  • Austral Group
  • Avenue Securities
  • Baker Mckenzie
  • Banco BTG Pactual
  • Banco Centroamericano de Integración Económica (BCIE)
  • Banco De Crédito E Inversiones (BCI)
  • Banco de Occidente
  • Banco Itau
  • Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Economico e Social (BNDES)
  • Bancolombia
  • BanCoppel
  • BancTrust
  • BancTrust and Co. Investment Bank
  • BBVA
  • Berkemeyer (BKM)
  • BlackRock
  • Bladex - Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior
  • Bloomberg
  • BNP Paribas
  • BNY Mellon
  • BofA Global Research
  • Bracewell
  • Brasil Distressed
  • Braskem Idesa
  • Brigard Urrutia
  • Bustamante Fabara
  • Cable & Wireless Jamaica
  • CAF - Development Bank of Latin America
  • CAF Asset Management
  • Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC)
  • Capital Estratégico de Colombia
  • Cementos Argos
  • CEMEX
  • Cemig
  • Central American Bottling Corporation (CBC)
  • Cinepolis
  • Citi
  • Cofco International
  • COFIDE
  • Colchester Global Investors
  • Companhia Concessoes Rodoviarias (CCR)
  • Compass
  • Concessionária Linha Universidade
  • Continua Energías Positivas
  • Cotemar
  • Credicorp Capital
  • Credit Agricole CIB
  • Credit Suisse
  • Creighton Hill Capital Partners
  • Cuatrecasas
  • Cydsa
  • David Woo Unbound
  • DC Consulting Services
  • Delaware Trust
  • Denham Capital Management
  • Deutsche Bank
  • DigitalBridge
  • DNB Markets
  • E2M Energy To Market
  • Eaton Vance Management
  • EconLogic
  • Ecopetrol
  • Empresas CMPC
  • EnfraGen
  • Envision Energy International
  • Equitix
  • Eugenio Invest
  • Euroclear
  • Fanalca
  • Fermaca
  • Finance Colombia
  • Finastra
  • FINSIGHT
  • Fitch Ratings
  • Franklin Templeton Investments
  • Gallagher
  • Genneia
  • Global Infrastructure Partners
  • GlobeTrotters Resource Group Inc
  • GMS Consultoria
  • GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Gomez-Acebo & Pombo
  • Government of Belize
  • GPS Management
  • Green Capital Partners
  • Greenberg Traurig
  • Greenomy
  • Grupo Aeroportuario Del Centro Norte
  • Grupo Bruder
  • Grupo Centenario
  • Grupo Indi
  • Grupo Salinas
  • Grupo Zapag
  • Gruppo EF Tecnologie
  • Holland & Knight
  • Hoteles Decameron
  • HR Ratings
  • HSBC
  • Hudson Sustainable Group
  • Hughes Hubbard & Reed
  • Hxagon
  • Ibitu Energia
  • ICBC Argentina
  • IDB Invest
  • Ingenieria de Topografia y Caminos
  • Inkia Energy
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
  • Internexa
  • Intesa Sanpaolo
  • Inversiones y Representaciones Electromecánicas IRESA
  • Invextiga
  • ISA
  • Itau BBA
  • Itau Colombia
  • JHSF
  • Jones Day
  • Kapital Financial Services
  • KfW IPEX-Bank
  • King & Spalding
  • KKR
  • Kobre & Kim
  • LarrainVial
  • Latin America Power (LAP)
  • Latin American Agribusiness Development Corporation
  • Liberty Latin America
  • Lifemiles
  • Linklaters LLP
  • London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG)
  • Luxembourg Stock Exchange
  • Machado Meyer
  • Marhnos Infraestructura
  • Matrix Renewables
  • Mayer Brown
  • MetLife
  • Milbank LLP
  • Milestone
  • Millicom
  • Ministerio Produccion, Comercio Exterior, Inversiones y Pesca
  • Ministry of Economy & Finance, Panama
  • Ministry of Economy and Finance, Uruguay
  • Ministry of Finance and Public Credit, Mexico
  • Ministry of Finance, Chile
  • Ministry of Finance, Honduras
  • Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems
  • Moody's Investors Service
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Morgan Stanley Investment Management
  • Mubadala Capital
  • MUFG
  • National Securities Commission - Comision Nacional de Valores (CNV)
  • NCB Capital Markets Ltd.
  • New Frontier Global
  • Nomura Holdings
  • Northland Power
  • Ocorian
  • Paul Hastings
  • Perkins Coie
  • PetroPeru
  • Phoenix Tower International
  • Pinfra
  • Posada Peru SAC
  • PROBERIS
  • Promigas
  • Proparco
  • PwC
  • QMC Telecom
  • Queluz
  • Raymond James Financial
  • Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas
  • Red Capital Partners
  • Ritch Mueller
  • Riveron
  • Riverside Advisors
  • Robalino Law
  • Robles Miaja Abogados
  • S&P Global
  • S&P Global Ratings
  • Saavi Energia
  • Sacyr
  • SAESA
  • Sainz Abogados
  • Sao Roque Energetica
  • Scala Capital
  • Schroders
  • Scotiabank
  • Secretaría De Hacienda Y Crédito Público, Mexico
  • Secretaria Do Tesouro Nacional (STN)
  • Seris Retail Holdings
  • Shearman & Sterling
  • Siemens Financial Services
  • SierraCol
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom
  • SMBC
  • SMBC Nikko Capital Markets
  • SMBC Nikko Securities America Inc.
  • Societe Generale
  • Sonnedix
  • SVA Peru
  • Tecnoglass
  • Termocandelaria
  • Texel Finance
  • TMF Group
  • Triad Loan Brokerage, Consultancy & Investments
  • Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange
  • Trinidad Generation Unlimited
  • U.S. Department of the Treasury
  • UMB Bank
  • Vienna Stock Exchange (Wiener Börse)
  • Vinte
  • Vouga Abogados
  • Walkers

COUNTRIES REPRESENTED IN 2022:

Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Curacao, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, France, Jamaica, Germany, Guatemala, Honduras, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands Antilles, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Trinidad & Tobago, United Kingdom, United States of America & Uruguay

ACCOMODATION:

Unfortunately rooms at The Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove have now sold out.

We have negotiated a discounted bedroom rate at the Courtyard by Marriott Coconut Grove, which is a four minute walk from The Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove (event venue).

If you would like to enquire about rates please email: Dushka.LaRosa@concordhotels.com and Chris-Chris.Edme@concordhotels.com quoting ‘GFC Media Group’. Please let them know what days you would like to stay and they can advise on rates and availability.

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