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.

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 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
  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
  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:

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Carlos Garcia Moreno
Chief Financial Officer
América Móvil

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David Woo
Founder & CEO
David Woo Unbound

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

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

Bonds & Loans Latin America & Caribbean 2022 Agenda

29th November 2022

08:00

Registration and networking

Session ends: 08:55
08:55

Chairman’s opening remarks

Session ends: 09:00
09:00

Keynote address: Adapting to changing global interest rates and monetary policy

Session ends: 09:30
09:30

Keynote address

Session ends: 10:00
10:00

Beat the market playing the money game: Challenging economics, propaganda and group think

Session ends: 10:45
10:45

Coffee and networking break

Session ends: 11:15
11:15

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?

Speakers

Head of Public Debt

Head of Sovereign Debt Management

Session ends: 12:00
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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?

Speaker

Managing Director, Head of Latin America Debt Capital Markets

Session ends: 12:45
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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?

Speakers

Portfolio Manager

Managing Director, Head of Emerging Markets Corporate Debt

Partner

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?

Speakers

Managing Director, Head of Loan Syndications, Americas

Managing Director

Session ends: 15:30
15:30

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?

Speakers

Managing Director, Head of Debt Capital Markets, Latin America

Partner

Group Credit Officer, Latin American Corporates and Financial Institutions

Head of Corporate Finance, Chile

Head of Fixed Income Origination

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

Speakers

Managing Director & Head of Project & Structured Finance, Latin America

Managing Director

Head of Corporate Finance, Colombia

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: 00:30
09:30

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?

Speakers

Head of Sustainable Finance Capital Markets Americas

Head of Sustainable Banking for the Americas

Counsel

ESG, Loan Syndication Americas

Session ends: 10:15
10:15

The pathway to ESG standardisation: 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?

Speakers

Managing Director and Head of Latin America Debt Capital Markets

Chief Executive Officer

Session ends: 11:00
11:00

Coffee and networking break

Session ends: 11:30
11:30

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?

Speakers

Managing Director and Head of Latin America

Partner

Managing Director

Chief Executive Officer

Session ends: 12:15
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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?

Speakers

Partner

Partner

Corporate Treasurer

Vice President, DCM and Liability Management

Senior Vice President

Session ends: 13:00
13:00

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

Session ends: 13:05

ACCOMMODATION:

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).

Rooms are available to book from Monday 28th November - Friday 2nd December (inclusive) on a first-come-first-served basis.

To book, please use this link: https://www.marriott.com/event-reservations/reservation-link.mi?id=1661268146269&key=GRP&app=resvlink

If you have any questions, please contact the Reservation Department on 1-800 321 2211.

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