30 November - 1 December 2021
The Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove, Miami

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Fitch Ratings

Gold Sponsor

HSBC

Gold Sponsor

Itau

Gold Sponsor

SMBC

ESG Sponsor

BBVA

ESG Sponsor

BNP Paribas

ESG Sponsor

Intesa Sanpaolo (new logo)

Silver Sponsor

BancTrust

Silver Sponsor

Bracewell

Silver Sponsor

CIBC

Silver Sponsor

Cuatrecasas

Silver Sponsor

Holland & Knight

Silver Sponsor

Moody's Investors Service

Silver Sponsor

RM Capital

Silver Sponsor

S&P Global Ratings

Silver Sponsor

Winston & Strawn

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Bank of New York Mellon (BNY Mellon)

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Brigard Urrutia

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Finsight

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Dentons Paz Horowitz

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Export Development Canada

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Finastra

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Greenberg Traurig

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Hogan Lovells

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Madrona Advogados

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MarketAxess

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NetRoadshow

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Ritch Mueller

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Sainz Abogados

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Tradeweb

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UK Export Finance

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UMB Bank

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Vouga Abogados

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Emerging Markets Investors Alliance

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Asociación Mexicana de Capital Privado (AMEXCAP)

Supporting Partner

Finance Colombia

Supporting Partner

Peruvian Finance Association (APEF)
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Sovereign, Corporate & FI Borrowers
50+
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15+
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Bonds & Loans Latin America & Caribbean 2021

This is the world's leading pan-Latin American and Caribbean debt event, and your best opportunity to grow your business in this space. The in-person event will bring together over 300 leading government officials, regulators, investors, bankers and corporates and feature over 50 expert speakers.

Use this unique pan-regional gathering of Latin America and Caribbean's capital markets leaders to re-connect with your existing 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 2022.

BENEFITS OF PARTICIPATING

  • Access 300+ senior decision-makers active in the Latin America & Caribbean finance space in-person and at one time
  • Setup an unlimited number of face-to-face meetings with leaders from the Latin American & Caribbean capital markets community via our 1-2-1 networking service
  • Gain exclusive behind-the-scenes insights from the 50+ regional and international capital market leaders speaking on our panels and continue the conversation in our networking hall

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  • Provide 6-12 month macro outlooks for sovereigns, corporates and financial institutions across Latin America and Caribbean
  • Bring international and local investors together with Latin American and Caribbean issuers to define and analyse the roadmap for raising local capital in 2022
  • Connect recent issuers and corporates with multi-Latin American and Caribbean financial institutions, government bodies and international players

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Bonds & Loans Latin America & Caribbean 2021 Agenda

30th November 2021

08:00

Day One: Registration and networking

Session ends: 09:00
09:00

Chairperson’s opening remarks

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09:15

Macroeconomic outlook: What does Latin American growth and inflation look like for 2022 and beyond?

  • What is the GDP outlook for Latin America for the next 12-18 months? Which sectors are likely to be the growth drivers for the region?
  • To what extent is rising inflation expected to put pressure on GDP growth across the continent in 2022
  • Global rates vs. Central Bank rates: What is the outlook for monetary policy across Latin America? How will US stimulus interplay with FX and interest rates in the region?
  • At what point could election risk impact financial modelling and market activity?
  • How does downgrade risk vary across the region? What the characteristics of those economies most likely at risk?

Speakers

Ernesto Revilla

Ernesto Revilla

Managing Director, Head of Latin America Economics

Citi

Ernesto Revilla

Ernesto Revilla

Managing Director, Head of Latin America Economics at Citi

Ernesto Revilla is a Managing Director and Head of Latin America Economics at Citigroup. He joined Citi in 2015 as Mexico economist. Before, he had a 12-year career at Mexico’s Finance Ministry where he was Chief of the Tax Policy Unit, and from 2012 to 2015, Chief Economist. In that position, Revilla headed macroeconomic planning, coordinated Mexico’s National Development Plan from 2013 to 2018, served as advisor to the minister and participated in budget negotiations. Earlier, Revilla was an economist at the World Bank in Washington where he was a financial economist and later East-Asia economist. Revilla studied economics at the undergraduate level at ITAM in Mexico and at the graduate level at the University of Chicago. He has taught several courses in economics at both institutions and has published widely on economic topics.

Citi

Ernesto Revilla
Luis Hurtado

Luis Hurtado

Director, Latin America FICC Strategy

CIBC

Luis Hurtado

Luis Hurtado

Director, Latin America FICC Strategy at CIBC

CIBC

Luis Hurtado
Claudio Irigoyen

Claudio Irigoyen

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

BofA Global Research

Claudio Irigoyen

Claudio Irigoyen

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

Claudio Irigoyen is a managing director and Head of Latin America Economics, Equities and Fixed Income & FX Strategy, including external and local debt at BofA Global Research.

Prior to joining BofA Securities in 2011, he served for four years as head of Global Macro Trading at Deutsche Bank Proprietary Trading. Prior to that, he was chief economist and director of monetary policy at the Central Bank of Argentina for five years. Irigoyen has a bachelor’s degree in accountancy from the Universidad Nacional de Rosario in Argentina, a master’s degree in economics from Centro de Estudios Macroeconómicos de Argentina and both a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago. He is based in New York.

BofA Global Research

Mark Capstick

Mark Capstick

Mark Capstick

Investment Officer at Colchester Global Investors

Mark Capstick, BA (Hons)

Investment Officer

Mark is an Investment Officer at Colchester Global Investors and has been with the firm since June 2016. Mark started his career in 1998 and has managed bonds and currencies since 2000. Prior to joining Colchester, Mark was an Emerging Market Bond and Currency Investment Manager at Fischer, Francis, Trees & Watts (FFTW), starting in 2012. Before FFTW, Mark was a Fund Manager at Rexiter Capital Management, a subsidiary of State Street Global Advisors (SSgA). While there he was responsible for the analysis and management of Asian fixed income and currency investments for Rexiter's emerging markets fixed income products. He joined Rexiter in November 2006 from SSgA where he worked as an Investment Manager in SSgA's Global Fixed Income group, focusing on ‘developed world economies,’ most notably those in the dollar bloc. In 2003 and 2004 Mark worked in Singapore and assisted in building the first local currency denominated Asian bond fund. Mark earned a BA (Hons) in Financial Services from Manchester Metropolitan University.

Colchester Global Investors

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10:15

How can different Latin American & Caribbean governments improve their fiscal position to support their economies and counter inflation?

  • To what degree could inflationary pressure and higher interest rates impact sovereigns’ ability to refinance debt?
  • What sources of financing are available to sovereigns to reduce fiscal deficits?
  • IG vs. non-IG: What fiscal challenges does the change of a rating present? What strategies are sovereigns employing to overcome these?
  • In what way has the trend for sovereigns issuing Sustainably Linked Bonds (SLBs) helped strengthen their fiscal position?

Speakers

Jorge Paz Durini

Jorge Paz Durini

Jorge Paz Durini

Partner at Dentons Paz Horowitz

Jorge Paz Durini, managing partner at Dentons Paz Horowitz with more than 30 years of experience in the areas: corporate, tax, arbitration, M&A, public procurement, among others. He is a specialist and widely recognized for his work in mining, energy, hydrocarbon, and aeronautical law. He currently leads the Energy, Mining and Natural Resources area as well as the Tax practice area.

At the Corporate - Commercial level, Jorge Paz has advised investors in the planning and structuring of investments and acquisitions of new projects or existing businesses, promoting the process of acquisition and negotiation of contracts.

Also, Jorge has acted as expert witness in several international investment claims as well as acted as co-counsel in private arbitration processes involving mining contracts related to concessions in Ecuador. He has been acting arbitrator of the Ecuadorian Chamber of Commerce of Quito for over 18 years and has resolved iconic litigation cases.

Dentons Paz Horowitz

Jorge Paz Durini
Patricio Sepulveda

Patricio Sepulveda

Patricio Sepulveda

Head of Public Debt Office at Ministry of Finance, Republic of Chile

Mr. Sepúlveda is currently the Head of Public Debt Office for the Ministry of Finance, where he has also acted as Senior Advisor since 2002. Mr. Sepúlveda obtained his BA in Commercial Engineering, concentrating in Economics, from the Universidad de Talca (Chile) and has a postgraduate degree in Business Administration and a Master of Science in Financial Economics from the Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium).

As Head of the Public Debt Office, Mr. Sepúlveda has placed bonds for over US$120 billion in the local and international markets. Under his management, the curves have been extended since 2003, issuing longer bonds. For instance, in 2012, he performed the first external issuance of 30-years and 20-years bonds locally. In 2013, he executed the first issuance of 30-years nominal bonds locally.

In 2016, he performed one of the most important LM operation in the local market (US$14.5bn), with the aim to create strong references both in UF and nominal curve. In 2017, he issued the first domestic Euroclearable Bonds for US$1.5 billion offered simultaneously to local and international investors. Additionally, in 2017-2018, he designed the structure and hired Chile’s first insurance against earthquake for US$500 million with the World Bank. In 2019, he was in charge of the first issuances of Green Bonds for the equivalent of US$2.4bn. More recently, he was in charge of the issuance of several ESG instruments, including Social and Sustainable bonds of the Republic of Chile.

Ministry of Finance, Republic of Chile

Todd Martinez

Todd Martinez

Todd Martinez

Senior Director at Fitch Ratings

Todd Martinez is a Senior Director in Fitch Ratings’ sovereigns group, responsible for analysis and ratings of sovereign credits in Latin America.

Before joining Fitch in 2014, Todd served as an economist at the Institute of International Finance (IIF) in Washington, DC, conducting analysis of country-specific and regional macroeconomic developments in Latin America. Todd previously worked as an analyst in a consultancy in his home state of Colorado, where he carried out fiscal impact studies and data analysis of public policy issues.

Todd earned his M.A. in economics and Latin American studies from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). He earned a B.A. in international affairs from the University of Denver, after which he spent a year conducting research as a Fulbright Scholar in Uruguay. He is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.

Fitch Ratings

Todd Martinez

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

Session ends: 11:15
11:15

Networking break

Session ends: 11:45
11:45

How are Latin American borrowers funding themselves as they navigate beyond COVID to raise both short and long-term debt?

  • Bonds vs. loans, local vs USD: Which markets and currencies can Latin corporates access, and at what price?
  • CAPEX vs refinancing: How much capital do Latin corporates need to access in 2022? To what extent can robust liability management avoid a funding gap?
  • How can local corporates effectively diversify their funding base to mitigate exposure to local currency risk? How can they access international capital?

Moderator

Mauricio Fernandez

Mauricio Fernandez

Senior Vice President, Latin America Fixed Income

Itau

Mauricio Fernandez

Mauricio Fernandez

Senior Vice President, Latin America Fixed Income at Itau

Mr. Fernandez joined Itaú BBA‘s LatAm Fixed Income team in New York in 2013 to focus on originating, structuring and distributing public and private debt financings for LatAm (ex-Brazil) region issuers. Prior to joining Itaú’s team, he worked at Credit Suisse in the Latin America Debt Capital Markets team. Mr. Fernandez also acquired more than 2 years of experience in structuring solutions for risk control and infrastructure protection while working as a relationship manager for Swiss Re in New York covering the Andean region. Mr. Fernandez Holds a B.S. In Industrial Engineering from the Universidad de los Andes in Bogota and an MBA from the Stern School of School of Business at New York University

Itau

Mauricio Fernandez

Speakers

Alexei Remizov

Alexei Remizov

Managing Director, Global Capital Markets

HSBC

Alexei Remizov

Alexei Remizov

Managing Director, 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.

Julio Cesar Maciel Ramundo

Julio Cesar Maciel Ramundo

Corporate Finance Director

Suzano

Julio Cesar Maciel Ramundo

Julio Cesar Maciel Ramundo

Corporate Finance Director at Suzano

Julio Ramundo is the Corporate Finance Director at Suzano, in charge of Treasury, Credit, Insurance and M&A. In this position, he has supervised recent Capital Markets and Loan transactions, including the recent Suzano’s 2031 Sustainability-Linked Bond. Previously to joining Suzano, Julio served for more than fifteen years in various executive positions at BNDES, including five years as Senior Executive Director leading both the corporate finance for industrial projects and the equity (BNDESPAR) divisions. During his career, he served as a member of the Board of private and publicly listed companies. Julio holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from UFRJ (1992) and an MBA from the London Business School, University of London (2001).

Suzano

Julio Cesar Maciel Ramundo
Santiago Giraldo López

Santiago Giraldo López

Chief Financial Officer

Tecnoglass

Santiago Giraldo López

Santiago Giraldo López

Chief Financial Officer at Tecnoglass

Santiago Giraldo has served as Chief Financial Officer and Head of Investor Relations at Tecnoglass since the beginning of 2016, during which time he managed all global financial and accounting activities of the group . Mr. Giraldo joined Tecnoglass with significant financial experience, having served as Chief Financial Officer and Head of Business Development and Strategy at Ocensa, a subsidiary within Ecopetrol S.A., Colombia's largest publicly traded company, listed in both the New York Stock Exchange and the Colombian Stock Exchange.

Prior to Ocensa, Mr. Giraldo spent four years as a Vice-President within the Corporate Bank group in Citibank Colombia and prior to that, 10 years in the United States, working with JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo within their Corporate Bank Units. Mr. Giraldo has considerable experience in capital markets, bank debt, derivatives, treasury, M&A, and equity related transactions. Mr. Giraldo holds an MBA from California State University and a Corporate Finance post-graduate degree from Southern Methodist University in Dallas.

Tecnoglass

Allan Israel Muñoz Parra

Allan Israel Muñoz Parra

Corporate Finance & Treasury Director

Coca Cola Femsa

Allan Israel Muñoz Parra

Allan Israel Muñoz Parra

Corporate Finance & Treasury Director at Coca Cola Femsa

Coca Cola Femsa

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12:45

Underwriting and syndicating loans in 2022 and beyond: Who is lending, at what price and on what terms?

  • Underwriting syndications vs club deals: Which structures are banks favouring as we head into 2022?
  • Assessing local market liquidity: How do local banks’ appetite for offering favourable pricing and tenor vary across Latin America and the Caribbean?
  • How much are international banks willing to lend on long-term projects, if downgrade risk is involved?

Speakers

Jean Paul Farah

Jean Paul Farah

Jean Paul Farah

Partner at Ritch Mueller

Jean Paul Farah joined the firm in 1994 and became a partner in 2003. He has more than 25 years of recognized experience representing leading international banks and export credit agencies in financings, refinancings and restructurings for numerous private and public sector entities in the energy, telecommunications, consumer, real estate and housing sectors, among others. His M&A practice involves representing private equity firms in their equity and mezzanine investments in Mexico. He has participated in a wide array of financing transactions involving CFE, PEMEX, Fibra Uno, Grupo Gigante and Prumex, as well as in several project financings including Ramones Sur, Ramones Norte and GICSA. He has been highlighted by transactions such as the refinancing of PEMEX’s debt.

Jean Paul graduated from the Universidad Panamericana School of Law (1993) and obtained a Master in Laws in Securities and Banking Law from Columbia University (1997). In 1998 he worked as a foreign associate in Sherman & Stearling in New York, and in 1997 in Uria Mendez in Madrid.

Ritch Mueller

Jean Paul Farah
Camilo Neira

Camilo Neira

Regional Head, Colombia

UK Export Finance

Camilo Neira

Camilo Neira

Regional Head, Colombia at UK Export Finance

Camilo Neira is an economist and Master of Science in Finance and Investment Management, with 24 years’ experience in the financial services sector. Camilo recently served as Managing Partner and Director of an Investment Banking company, in charge of capital structuring and investment management.

UK Export Finance

Camilo Neira

UK Export Finance (UKEF) is the UK’s export credit agency. We support UK exporters, international project sponsors and buyers of UK goods and services. We also work with banks to provide flexible, innovative, and competitive financing solutions.

In 2020/21, we provided £12.3bn in support for UK exports to 77 countries and increased our capacity to support exports to over 100 foreign markets. UKEF can support exports for any size of company and across all sectors, from capital goods to services and intangibles such as intellectual property.

UKEF is delighted to have been voted ‘best export credit agency’ by Global Trade Review for 2020. This is a recognition of our innovative approach to supporting exporters, comprehensive product offering and substantial appetite to take on new business.

UKEF have an international network of export finance representatives in key markets around the world: Brazil, China, Columbia, East Africa, India, Indonesia, Middle East & Asia Pacific, Turkey and West Africa, with responsibility for developing commercial ties and matching UK businesses to local projects. This is alongside our network of Export Finance Managers based regionally across the UK, who are local points of contact for exporters and businesses with export potential.

To find out more on how UK Export Finance can support you, visits: www.great.gov.uk/get-finance/

LinkedIn
Twitter

Session ends: 13:45
13:45

Networking Lunch

Session ends: 15:00
15:00

Assessing market pricing and appetite for ESG instruments

  • How do public and private issuers’ approach to ESG products and frameworks differ? How can this be reconciled to create a unified methodology to price ESG instruments?
  • Is there a greenium? Is it enough for banks and investors to pursue green and SDG credentials?
  • How much additional liquidity could SDG linked instruments bring to the market in comparison to a vanilla structure? Is it worth it?
  • Dedicated ESG funds vs. institutional investor: Who is buying green bonds and loans?
  • How much due diligence do stakeholders conduct to understand use of proceeds for ESG products before investing?
  • How much are issuers taking into account investors’ reporting criteria when constructing a deal?

Speakers

Anne van Riel

Anne van Riel

Head of Sustainable Finance Capital Markets Americas

BNP Paribas

Anne van Riel

Anne van Riel

Head of Sustainable Finance Capital Markets Americas at BNP Paribas

Anne is head of Sustainable Finance in the Americas. She is responsible for promoting sustainable transactions and expanding green financing and KPI-linked loan products within this region.

Anne has extensive experience in project finance, advisory, structuring and executing debt and private equity transactions in the United States and Latin America. In her previous roles at ING, she was responsible for client relations and executing transactions in the mining and infrastructure sectors. Prior to joining ING, Anne worked for the Dutch Development Bank, FMO, where she was part of the Private Equity team actively investing in sustainable businesses in developing countries.

Anne holds a MSc degree in International Business Studies from Maastricht University in the Netherlands and is conversational in Spanish.

BNP Paribas

Anne van Riel
Rodrigo Carvalho

Rodrigo Carvalho

Rodrigo Carvalho

Partner at Winston & Strawn

Rodrigo Carvalho is a member of the corporate department in the firm’s New York Office and a partner of Winston’s Brazilian affiliate in São Paulo. Over the last 15 years, Rodrigo has advised clients on international debt and equity offerings, cross-border M&A, and corporate finance matters involving Brazil and other parts of Latin America. Rodrigo also supports Winston’s US and international offices on matters relating to Brazil and the region in areas such as antitrust, compliance, disputes, investigations, and sanctions. He is admitted both in New York and in Brazil. He was previously Bank of America’s Head of Investment Banking Legal in Brazil. Rodrigo has extensive international transactional experience across a broad spectrum of industries, having advised clients on many ESG aspects, especially sustainability development goals, social integration, and board diversity. He participated in the first ever sustainability linked bond issuance in the Americas, emerging markets, and pulp & paper sector for Suzano. He has also advised major players in Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) projects in Latin America in the Energy, Infrastructure, Mining, Water, Wastewater, and Sanitation industries.

Winston & Strawn

Rodrigo Carvalho

Winston is an international law firm with more than 975 attorneys among 15 offices. The firm serves the needs of enterprises of all types and sizes, in both the private and public sectors. Our award-winning Latin American practice comprises over 30 professionals, many of whom are nationals of, or have strong links with the region. Our attorneys have extensive experience counseling clients in various industry sectors on a range of issues facing those doing business in and with Latin American countries. Core experience areas include M&A and spinoffs, joint ventures, private equity, capital markets, banking and finance, SPACs, FCPA/anticorruption, international trade and sanctions, litigation, international arbitration, antitrust/competition, environmental, and tax. The practice is consistently recognized by Chambers Latin America, Legal 500 Latin America, LatinFinance, Latinvex, Latin Lawyer Financial Times, and IFLR. Some of our partners come from the business side in the private sector, having been in-house in a major global financial institution (including as our client) and at an international private equity firm and in the public sector as former Ambassador to Uruguay and currently as Chief of Staff of Dr. Jill Biden and therefore understand the client’s point of view – their need for efficiency, seamless legal advice across all parties involved and more. Our entrepreneurial approach allows our attorneys to be a valuable resource for the development of business opportunities for our clients and the protection of our clients’ interests.

LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/compa...

Rodolfo Vouga

Rodolfo Vouga

Rodolfo Vouga

Partner at Vouga Abogados

Vouga Abogados

Rodolfo Vouga

Vouga Abogados is one of the largest leading full-service law firms in Paraguay, consistently represents and advises top multinational and international clients, as well as top national and regional companies. The Firm is a main actor in the most relevant projects in Paraguay, and participated in some of the biggest deals including advising in the largest M&A deal in the history of the country, approximate value of the deal: USD 347MM

Vouga Abogados was distinguished as Paraguayan Law Firm of the Year 2020 and Paraguayan Law Firm of the Year 2017 by Chambers & Partners, one of the most renowned legal directories. Throughout the years, Vouga Abogados has been consistently ranked as a top firm (Tier 1, Band 1, or equivalent) by the relevant legal directories, including Legal 500, Chambers and Partners, IFLR 100, Latin Lawyer. The firm is one of the only two Paraguayan law firms ranked Band 1 in the Banking & Finance, Corporate/Commercial and Dispute Resolution areas by Chambers & Partners in 2020 and the only Paraguayan firm ranked as Tier 1 in the referred areas by Legal 500 in 2020.

With its team of more than 30 lawyers – many with international studies and experience –, the Firm has the ability to provide the best service available in the market

Andrew Steel

Andrew Steel

Global Group Head, Sustainable Finance

Fitch Ratings

Andrew Steel

Andrew Steel

Global Group Head, Sustainable Finance at Fitch Ratings

Andrew recently devised and launched Sustainable Fitch, a new business line for Fitch Group, providing ESG rating products and services. He is also responsible for the leadership, development and coordination of all Fitch Group ESG initiatives.

Andrew joined Fitch Ratings in 2004 and has held several senior management positions: Global Head of Sustainable Finance, Head of EMEA Corporate Ratings; and Head of Asia Pacific Corporate Ratings. Based in Singapore from 2010-17, Andrew envisaged and developed Fitch Ratings highly successful Asian corporate ratings franchise.

Andrew has a background in investment banking, M&A, private equity and advisory, focused on emerging markets and infrastructure.

Andrew holds a BSc in psychology from Bristol University, and a post graduate Diploma from INSEAD business school (CGEM 2016). He is a frequent speaker at events, an advisory board member of the United Nations credit rating and risk initiative, and a trustee of the Great Ormond Street Hospital based charity CLEFT.

Fitch Ratings

Andrew Steel

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

Erik Berg

Erik Berg

Managing Director and Head of Latin America Debt Capital Markets

BancTrust

Erik Berg

Erik Berg

Managing Director and Head of Latin America Debt Capital Markets at BancTrust

BancTrust

Erik Berg

BancTrust Investment Bank Limited (trading as “BancTrust & Co. Investment Bank”) is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) in the United Kingdom under Firm Reference Number 580379.

BancTrust & Co. is a boutique investment bank dedicated to the Emerging Markets and specialises in high beta credit markets in LATAM and CEEMEA.

The firm offers capital markets advisory, institutional sales & trading, and investment research products and services to EM-based sovereigns, corporates, financial institutions and global institutional investors.

The company is the main trading counterparty of the wider BancTrust & Co. group of companies originally founded in Latin America in 1995.

Since inception the BancTrust group has been strengthening its capabilities and expanding its global footprint with its new HQ based in London, and regional presence throughout the Americas with offices in New York, Miami, Bogota, Caracas and Buenos Aires; in Africa with a Lagos office opening in 3Q21; and an Asia hub opening by end of 1Q22 in Hong Kong.

LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/company/banctrust-&-co-

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16:00

Pricing Latin credit: Where are investors seeing most value in Latin America and Caribbean markets?

  • Macro fundamentals vs/and market technicals: Where does the region fit within the EM bond portfolio?
  • Analysing sovereign curves and local interest rates to assess upcoming issuance and capital markets activity
  • Bank vs. corporate: Where do investors see value in the market?
  • FX and downgrade risk: How are investors hedging their exposure to Latin America and the Caribbean?

Moderator

Carlos Fradique

Carlos Fradique

Carlos Fradique

Partner at Brigard Urrutia

Brigard Urrutia's partner since 1996, with more than 25 years of experience. Mr. Fradique- Méndez advises leading local and foreign companies in the areas of Capital Markets, Banking and Finance, Foreign Exchange, Derivatives and Structured Finance, Customs and Foreign Trade and Tax. Among his most prominent transactions is the advice to Carvajal S.A. in connection with the issuance of bonds at a price of COP$400 billions; advice to Pacific Rubiales, first foreign private issuer, in the registration of their stocks at the Colombian Stock Market and at the RNVE; legal assessment to Bank of America, Merrill Lynch y JP Morgan Securities (first buyers) in a bond offering under Rule144A/Reg S of Empresas Públicas de Medellín (USD500M), among others.

Law graduate of Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario from which he graduated with honours and where he was President of the Law Students' Association. Holds a Master of Law (LL.M) degree in International Commercial Law from the University of Ottawa, Canada, and a Master of Law (LL.M) degree in International Banking and Finance from the University of Boston, United States. Also holds a postgraduate degree in Financial Law from Universidad de los Andes.

Recognized as 'Highly Recommended Lawyer' by PLC Which Lawyer? In 2007, Latin Lawyer chose him as one of the 40 best lawyers under the age of 40 in Latin America. This latter publication also mentioned him as being one of the 23 best lawyers in the Capital Markets field. Mr. Fradique- Méndez was recognized in Banking & Finance: Capital Markets by Chambers & Partners Latin America- 2012 and recommended in Project Finance and Real Estate by Who's Who Legal-2011.

Brigard Urrutia

Carlos Fradique

Speakers

Jack Deino

Jack Deino

Head of Emerging Markets Corporate Fixed Income

Blackrock

Jack Deino

Jack Deino

Head of Emerging Markets Corporate Fixed Income at Blackrock

Jack Deino is Head of Emerging Markets Fixed Income Portfolio Management and a senior portfolio manager at Invesco. In addition to overseeing overall EM debt portfolio management and trading, Mr. Deino is the lead Portfolio Manager for Invesco’s emerging markets sovereign and corporate credit portfolios.

Mr. Deino joined Invesco in 2006 and has more than 21 years of experience trading, analysing and investing in Emerging Markets securities. He has been involved in the restructuring of diverse credits on a global basis and has played an instrumental role in developing and implementing the emerging markets credit research process at Invesco as well as at previous firms. Mr. Deino has held positions at Inverlat International, Daiwa Securities America, Zephyr Management, Orix Capital Markets and APS Financial Corp.

Mr. Deino earned a BA degree in Latin American Studies from the University of Texas at Austin and is fluent in both Portuguese and Spanish, Conversant in French, and has knowledge of basic Mandarin. He is a CFA charterholder and is a member of the CFA Institute.

Blackrock

Jack Deino
Ray Zucaro

Ray Zucaro

Chief Investment Officer

RVX Asset Management

Ray Zucaro

Ray Zucaro

Chief Investment Officer at RVX Asset Management

RVX Asset Management

José Olivares Canchari

José Olivares Canchari

José Olivares Canchari

Director at Banco de la Nación, Republic of Peru

Economist from Universidad del Pacífico, in Lima-Perú, with a Master’s Degree in Financial Engineering from Universidad Alcalá de Henares in Spain. He also won a fellowship from Carolina Foundation to do post graduate studies of Expert in Financial Institutions Management at Spanish Savings Banks Foundation (FUNCAS) in Spain.

Mr. Olivares is currently Director at Directorate of Financial Markets Management, General Directorate of Debt and Public Treasury in the Ministry of Economy and Finance in Peru. In addition, he is also a board member of Banco Agropecuario, representing the Ministry of Economy and Finance.

He previously worked as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Chief Investment Officer (CIO) at Fondo MIVIVIENDA in Perú. He also worked as a Supervisor at the Peruvian Banking and Insurance and Retirements Funds Superintendence (SBS). Mr Olivares has an extensive professional experience working in prestigious companies in the public and private sector in Perú, with deep knowledge in risk management, investment management, corporate finance, capital markets and financial regulation.

Banco de la Nación, Republic of Peru

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17:00

Closing remarks and close of Day One

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1st December 2021

08:15

Day Two: Registration and networking

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09:30

Chairperson’s opening remarks

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09:45

Understanding global climate policies within a Latin American context: How to apply a transition finance agenda to resource-rich markets

  • COP26 and Net Zero by 2050: What are Latin governments’ next steps in transitioning commodity-rich economies to become more sustainable? Is this timeline achievable for Latin America?
  • How much are banks and ECAs adjusting their lending position towards hydrocarbon companies? How does this impact borrowing costs and sources of financing for these companies?
  • Where do investors place high emission sectors within their portfolio? To what degree are these companies under pressure to outline a clear transition strategy or risk withdrawal of investment?

Moderator

Kevin Turner

Kevin Turner

Kevin Turner

Partner at Holland & Knight

Holland & Knight

Kevin Turner

Speakers

Gregory Trippenbach

Gregory Trippenbach

Regional Vice President, Americas

Export Development Canada

Gregory Trippenbach

Gregory Trippenbach

Regional Vice President, Americas at Export Development Canada

In his current role of Regional Vice-President – Americas Gregory leads the strategy and Business Development activity for the USA and Latin America at Export Development Canada.

Prior to his current role, Gregory held various leadership positions in financing and insurance disciplines at EDC across several industry sectors. Gregory brings 20 years of trade finance expertise to his role which includes delivery of financing and insurance solutions to clients in aero-space, automotive, advanced technology, forestry, extractive, and retail sectors.

Gregory received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from McGill University and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Export Development Canada

Gregory Trippenbach
Pavel Laberko

Pavel Laberko

Pavel Laberko

Director, Extractive Industries at Emerging Markets Investors Alliance

Pavel Laberko serves as a Director at the Emerging Markets Investors Alliance and works closely with Veronica Ayzaguer to lead the Extractives Industries Program.

Previously, he was a fund manager at Union Bancaire Privee (UBP). He launched and managed regional and global equity portfolios focused on emerging and frontier markets. Pavel also led projects in ESG integration and positive impact investing, helping to launch UBP's Global and EM impact funds. Before UBP, he worked as Head of Research at various asset management firms setting up and leading teams of analysts. Before his career in investment management,

Pavel had worked in financial planning and analysis at a number of multinational corporations. Laberko is a CFA Charterholder and a Financial Data Professional. He received his bachelor’s degree in physics and a Master's in Public Administration from the University at Albany, SUNY. Pavel recently obtained an ESG Investing certificate from the CFA UK Society.

Emerging Markets Investors Alliance

Pavel Laberko
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10:40

The pathway to fund Latin American renewable energy projects: To what extent does diversification in PPAs make these projects (more) bankable?

  • What are the next steps following Colombia’s PPA renewable auction in October?
  • What role do commercial banks, multilaterals and investors play in Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs)? How can the structures of these PPAs differ, and why?
  • How does the variance of PPA structures across Latin America and the Caribbean impact investors’ ability to achieve attractive returns?
  • How can issuers attract renewable energy funding from offtakers, FIs and institutional investors through private placements?
  • Latin American and the Caribbean success stories in financing renewable projects: What were the lessons learnt? Which financial structures worked best? How can best practices be applied across the region?

Moderator

Oscar Stephens

Oscar Stephens

Oscar Stephens

Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig

Greenberg Traurig

Oscar Stephens

Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT), has approximately 2200 lawyers in 40 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm’s Latin America Practice draws on resources from our offices in Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Miami, New York, Washington D.C., and elsewhere around the world, bringing together a multidisciplinary team of more than 120 lawyers to help clients identify and capitalize on business opportunities in Latin America, the Iberian Peninsula, and the Caribbean. As the only global law firm founded in Miami, Greenberg Traurig is inextricably linked to Latin America. Since its beginning, GT has represented many of the family enterprises that are today among Latin America’s largest companies. By addressing real-world problems for clients on a regular basis, our team has developed a breadth of experience that sets us apart. Our Latin America team works closely with attorneys across all of our practice groups, including our Corporate, M&A, Capital Markets, Banking & Finance, Regulatory & Compliance, Energy & Infrastructure, Restructuring & Bankruptcy, Immigration & Compliance, and International Arbitration & Litigation teams.

> LinkedIn URL: https://www.linkedin.com/company/greenberg-traurig-llp/mycompany/

Speakers

Javier Chavarría

Javier Chavarría

Javier Chavarría

Managing Director at Northland Power

Northland Power

Cristiane Spercel

Cristiane Spercel

Senior Vice President, Project Infrastructure Finance & Sub-Sovereign Groups, Latin America

Moody's Investors Service

Cristiane Spercel

Cristiane Spercel

Senior Vice President, Project Infrastructure Finance & Sub-Sovereign Groups, Latin America at Moody's Investors Service

Cristiane is a Senior Vice President, based in Sao Paulo with management responsibility for the rating agency coverage of project finance, infrastructure and sub sovereign credits across Latin America. In her role, she oversees a team of analysts covering those sectors, developing research on sector trends and conducting outreach activities with key market participants.

Cristiane has over fifteen years of experience in the financial services industry. Since she joined the firm in January 2007, Cristiane covered several infrastructure credits in the transportation, sanitation and electricity sectors and project finance transactions. Cristiane has also worked as a senior analyst with Moody's corporate finance team covering high yield and financially distressed issuers in the real estate, construction and transportation sectors until 2016.

Before joining Moody's, Cristiane developed credit analysis at WestlB and fixed income portfolio management activities at Bankboston. Cristiane holds a Master's degree in Finance from the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College, a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and a MBA in Real Estate from the University of Sao Paulo.

Moody's Investors Service

Cristiane Spercel

Moody's Investors Service is a leading provider of credit ratings, research, and risk analysis. Moody's commitment and expertise contributes to transparent and integrated financial markets, and the firm's ratings and analysis track debt covering approximately 130 sovereign nations, 11,000 corporate issuers, 21,000 public finance issuers, and 76,000 structured finance obligations.

Guillermo Ortiz

Guillermo Ortiz

Business Director, Structured Finance Americas, Global Markets, Investment Banking

Intesa Sanpaolo

Guillermo Ortiz

Guillermo Ortiz

Business Director, Structured Finance Americas, Global Markets, Investment Banking at Intesa Sanpaolo

Intesa Sanpaolo

Guillermo Ortiz

Intesa Sanpaolo Group is one of the top banking groups in Europe, with a market capitalisation of 27,6 billion euro (1) and is committed to supporting the economy in the countries in which it operates.

Intesa Sanpaolo aims at becoming a reference model in terms of sustainability and social and cultural responsibility.
Intesa Sanpaolo is the leader in Italy in all business areas (retail, corporate, and wealth management) and it has also a strategic international presence, with approximately 1,000 branches and 7.2 million customers, comprising subsidiaries banks operating in commercial banking in 12 countries and an international network of specialists in support of corporate customers across 26 countries.

The IMI Corporate & Investment Banking Division is part of Intesa Sanpaolo Group.

This Division aspires to be a global partner serving Corporates, Public Finance and Financial Institutions, on a national and international basis, standing out for its historical presence in the financial markets and its extensive and innovative offer, in order to provide its clients with the best risk management advice and to accompany them in their development through change.

The IMI Corporate and Investment Banking Division’s offer includes the following products and services: Commercial Banking, Transaction Banking, Structured Finance, Investment Banking and Capital Markets.

(1) As at 30/10/2020

Linkedin URL: https://www.linkedin.com/compa...

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11:35

Networking break

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12:05

Which financing structures are available to address Latin America’s evolving long-term infrastructure needs?

  • Reactivating the region’s project pipeline: How has could potential downgrades impact construction risk and prospective project completion in 2022? What instruments (and currencies) are developers and FIs using to rekindle progress on these projects?
  • With international and local banks now able to finance longer-dated tenors, how has the role of development banks and multilaterals changed when financing these projects?
  • Bank funding vs. multilateral vs. capital markets: Which is the best avenue to boost liquidity and reignite investor appetite?
  • Project bonds vs. structured finance vs. large vs. smaller project schemes: Which financial instruments and commercial opportunities are sponsors favouring when looking for infrastructure investment in Latin America?

Moderator

Nicolai Sarad

Nicolai Sarad

Nicolai Sarad

Partner at Bracewell

Nicolai Sarad advises financial institutions, developers, equity investors and governmental agencies in the United States and internationally on project structuring, development and financing, operation and maintenance, and restructurings. He focuses on transportation projects, including public private partnerships (P3), thermal and renewable power, biofuels, water, mining, process plants and major manufacturing.

Nick has been recognized by Chambers USA, Nationwide Projects: PPP, 2018 – 2019 (Band 3); Nationwide Projects, 2017 – 2018. Clients told Chambers that Nick is “thorough and responsive”. Nick has also been recognized by The Legal 500 United States, Project Finance, 2014, 2016 – 2019; Renewable/Alternative Energy, 2017 – 2018; and Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, IFLR1000 Financial & Corporate Guide, Project Development, Project Finance – US, 2018 – 2019.

Nick's recent experience includes representing Ergon Peru on the financing of three off-grid solar concessions, for which the team was recognized as “Standout for Creating a New legal Standard” in The Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Report North America 2018; Idaho Wind Partners on a 183 MW wind portfolio financing; the borrower in the project financing of a 200 MW US microgrid project; and a Canada based agent and lenders in a financing to back leverage a Spain based investor's equity in a US P3 water project.;

Bracewell

Nicolai Sarad

Speakers

Eric Wittleder

Eric Wittleder

Senior Vice President, Infrastructure Investments

Brookfield Asset Management

Eric Wittleder

Eric Wittleder

Senior Vice President, Infrastructure Investments at Brookfield Asset Management

Eric Wittleder is a Vice President within Brookfield’s infrastructure debt group with responsibility for origination, execution and asset management for transactions across the Americas. Eric joined Brookfield in 2017 from Societe Generale where he had been Vice President, Energy and Project Finance Group, advising on and raising debt capital for energy and infrastructure projects in the US and Latin America. Eric previously held positions at SMBC, Banco Espirito Santo, and WestLB. While at SMBC, Eric was seconded for 2 years to Financiera de Desarrollo Nacional in Bogota, Colombia to build out its project finance unit and support the country’s infrastructure program. Eric holds a Bachelor of Science (Foreign Service) from Georgetown University.

Brookfield Asset Management

Jaime Otero

Jaime Otero

Head of Corporate Finance and Investment Banking

Itau Colombia

Jaime Otero

Jaime Otero

Head of Corporate Finance and Investment Banking at Itau Colombia

  • Mr. Otero joined Itaú in October 2012, as part of the Corporate Finance team of Itaú BBA Corporación Financiera in Colombia. Since March, 2017, once Itaú took control of Corpbanca operations in Colombia, Mr. Otero acts as Head of Corporate Finance of Itaú Colombia.
  • Prior to joining Itaú, Mr. Otero worked for Inverlink, an investment banking boutique in Colombia, as VP for two years. Previously he worked in Sumatoria, other investment banking boutique in Colombia, as an Associate for ten years, and before that, he worked in the Investment Banking Division of Corficolombiana in Bogotá, as an Analyst for two years.
  • Mr. Otero holds a B.S in Industrial Engineering and a Master degree in Economics, both from Universidad de los Andes, in Bogotá, Colombia.

Itau Colombia

Manuel Quinche

Manuel Quinche

Managing Partner

Cuatrecasas

Manuel Quinche

Manuel Quinche

Managing Partner at Cuatrecasas

Manuel Quinche has advised national and international borrowers, lenders and financial institutions on all types of corporate and project finance transactions, including financing with commercial banks, syndicated financing, financing with multilateral institutions, financing with export credit agencies and financing implemented over capital markets.

He stands out for his participation in the most complex financing transactions and with the highest value carried out in Colombia. He also participated in the two largest M&A transactions in Colombia’s history.

In the area of project financing, he advises on road, port and airport projects; public transport infrastructure projects; oil and gas infrastructures; liquefied natural gas facilities; energy transmission infrastructures; telecommunications infrastructures; and, in general, public infrastructures developed under public-private partnerships.

Before joining Cuatrecasas, he worked at leading law firms in Colombia and in the US. He is admitted to practice law in Colombia and in the State of New York.

He lectures on corporate finance and regularly participates in business and academic forums specializing in infrastructure, project financing and bank regulation.

Cuatrecasas

Manuel Quinche

Cuatrecasas: local knowledge and global experience in a changing environment


Today’s companies must operate on a much larger scale, and the key to their success, or even the success of those that decide to remain local, is in understanding the broader, global context. We at Cuatrecasas are committed to combining our vast knowledge of the markets and countries where we operate, the global experience of a law firm with 27 offices across 4 continents, and more than 100 years of deal-making.

We speak global finance, we speak local finance, we speak finance.

Our team across Latin America (Mexico, Colombia, Peru and Chile) serves a wide range of companies, financial institutions and funds in international, regional and local multifaceted financing and capital markets transactions, which cover the full spectrum of financial products including corporate finance, structured finance, derivatives, asset finance, leveraged & acquisition finance, projects & infrastructure finance, real estate finance, export & trade finance, capital markets structured and non-structured transactions, restructuring and insolvency, as well as special situations finance.

In every mandate we accept, we commit to providing creative counseling, market insight and a support platform that allows our clients to remain leaders in their markets and industries.

Cuatrecasas is listed as one of the most popular international law firms in Latin America- “Who Represents Latin America's Biggest Companies”, prepared by the Latin American Corporate Counsel Association (LACCA).

"They worked hard, they were always on top of everything, and the service was great." Chambers, 2021
"The firm represents a large number of the biggest companies in the region, including a number of the most active lenders to Latin America projects and local developers, generating healthy deal flow.” Legal 500
Linkedin URL - https://www.linkedin.com/company/cuatrecasas/
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13:00

Structured debt and private credit: Alternatives for borrowers locked out of the local Latin distressed debt market

  • How has COVID-19 impacted appetite to seek distressed debt?
  • What do borrowers need to consider before accessing the structured debt market?
  • Who are the new players coming to the structured debt market following changes within securitisation regulation?
  • In what way does the regulation limit borrowers’ access? At what price could these players tap the market?
  • How could regulation change open up a more diverse and deeper secondary market for funds unable to access the primary market?

Speakers

Alejandro Sainz

Alejandro Sainz

Alejandro Sainz

Partner at Sainz Abogados

Alejandro Sainz was the founding partner of Cervantes Sainz which was spined off into Sainz Abogados. He chairs the restructurings and insolvency practice area and is a member of the Finance, Compliance & Investigations, and Mergers and Acquisitions practice groups at Sainz Abogados.

He has more than 30 years of experience advising and representing clients in the practices of cross-border Insolvency and Restructurings (out-of-court & in-court - concursos mercantiles), Finance, Refinancing and Corporate Reorganizations, as well as in the purchase & sale of assets in special situations and distress. Throughout his vast experience, he has represented clients and debtors from various industries, both nationally and internationally, domestic and foreign companies, public and private, as well as several ad-hoc committees of international bondholders and noteholders issued abroad by Mexican issuers.

He has also been characterized by its service to the community, advising pro-bono new entrepreneurs and companies, as well as nonprofit organizations who need help in specific matters of law.

Alejandro is also a certified Mediator by the Mexican Institute of Mediation, and was a professor at the Universidad Iberoamericana; he has taught and spoken in various courses, seminars, post-graduate courses and conferences, in Mexico and abroad, in matters of corporate restructurings and cross-border restructurings and insolvency proceedings. He participates in various boards of directors and committees.

Sainz Abogados

Alejandro Sainz
Alejandro Ayala Roa

Alejandro Ayala Roa

Alejandro Ayala Roa

Chief Executive Officer at Kapital Financial Services

Alejandro Ayala, CEO and Funding Partner of Kapital Financial Services a financial services boutique in Colombia, he has more than 13 year of experience arranging and structuring debt for Midcaps in Colombia for the traditional banking system and for International Private Debt Funds for the last 10 years he has participated in transactions for more than USD 400 M in the areas of structured debt, syndicated loans, club deals, mezzanine debt and others Business Manager and Marketing Specialist from the University of Los Andes Corporate Finance Specialist from CESA Member of FBN (Family Business Network) since 2008 and Bord on Directors of Grupo Pollo Fiesta S A Colegio Andino Deutche Schule And Fidecomiso Lagos de Torca

Kapital Financial Services

Fabio Alem

Fabio Alem

Fabio Alem

Partner at Madrona Advogados

Fabio acts in the supervision and conduct of international and domestic arbitrations, as well as strategic and complex legal proceedings, i.e., commercial disputes related to Banking, M&A, Construction and Infrastructure agreements. Fabio has accumulated experience in proceedings related to disputes involving the Public Administration, notably in bidding processes. Additionally, Fabio advises clients on extrajudicial and judicial restructuring processes, including distressed M&A and Asset Tracing matters. Fabio also advises clients on investigations and proceedings related to the compliance and competition areas. Fabio has international experience, having lived, and worked in California, USA and Madrid, Spain. Fabio has also been frequently appointed to act as an arbitrator in several arbitration institutions. With several articles published, Fabio is the author of the books: Arbitration – Practical Collection of Law – Vol. 16 (Saraiva, 2009) and Preliminary Contract – Levels of Effectiveness (Almedina, 2018).

Madrona Advogados

Fabio Alem
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13:15

Networking Lunch

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13:55

Chairperson’s closing remarks followed by close of Day Two

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18:00

Bonds & Loans Latin America and the Caribbean Awards - Networking drinks reception

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19:00

Welcome address and presentation of Awards for:

  • Bond House of the Year
  • Loan House of the Year
  • Structured Finance Bank of the Year
  • Project Finance Bank of the Year
  • ESG/Sustainable Finance Advisor of the Year
  • Banking & Finance Legal Adviser of the Year
  • Debt Capital Markets Legal Adviser of the Year
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19:45

Dinner and networking

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21:00

Presentation of Awards for:

  • Sovereign Funding Team of the Year
  • Corporate Funding Team of the Year
  • Sovereign, Supra & Agency Bond Deal of the Year
  • Investment Grade Corporate Bond Deal of the Year
  • High Yield Corporate Bond Deal of the Year
  • Hybrid/Perpetual Bond Deal of the Year
  • Private Placement Deal of the Year
  • Liability Management Deal of the Year
  • Syndicated Loan Deal of the Year
  • Local Currency Deal of the Year
  • Leveraged & Acquisition Finance Deal of the Year
  • ESG Finance Deal of the Year
  • Project & Export Finance Deal of the Year
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22:00

Carriages

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AUDIENCE BREAKDOWN:

300+ Senior Attendees | 82% Director-Level or Above | 50+ Expert Speakers
40% Sovereign, Corporate & FI Borrowers | 12% Investors, Lenders & Arrangers | 15+ Countries

RECENTLY CONFIRMED 2021 ATTENDEES:

Governments confirmed:

  • Ministry of Finance, Chile
  • Ministry of Finance, Guatemala
  • Secretaría De Hacienda Y Crédito Público, Mexico

Corporates & Developers confirmed:

  • Actividad
  • Aeropuertos Andinos del Peru
  • AES
  • Aguas Andinas S.A.
  • Allonda Ambiental
  • Andrade Gutierrez
  • BMR Energy LLC
  • Bunge
  • Capital Estratégico de Colombia
  • Cargill
  • CCR
  • CIA Energ Minas Gerais (CEMIG)
  • Cinepolis
  • Coca Cola FEMSA
  • Cofco
  • Companhia Concessoes Rodoviarias (CCR)
  • Concessionária Move São Paulo
  • Cotemar
  • Cydsa
  • Devimar
  • Enel
  • Fermaca
  • Finsa
  • GIA
  • GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes
  • Grupo CAPSA
  • Grupo Corporativo Kosmos
  • Grupo Lala
  • Grupo Salinas
  • Grupo Suzano (Suzano E Papel Celulose)
  • ICA-Fluor
  • Idesa
  • ISA
  • John Laing Group
  • Kallpa Generacion
  • Lupaka Gold
  • Marhnos Infraestructura
  • Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems
  • Mota-Engil
  • MTP (Mexico Tower Partners)
  • Neoenergia
  • Northland Power
  • Petroquímica Comodoro Rivadavia S.A.
  • Planigrupo
  • Posada Peru SAC
  • Promigas
  • Rio Energy
  • Siemens
  • Strabag
  • Tanmiah Foods Company
  • Tecno Fast S.A.C
  • Tecnoglass
  • Termocandelaria
  • Ternium
  • Tetra Tech
  • Total Eren Argentina
  • UNNA
  • Vinci Concessions
  • XIGNUX
  • Zuma Energia

Investors confirmed:

  • 7Five Capital
  • Afore Sura
  • Allianz Global Investors
  • Ashmore
  • BBVA Asset Management
  • BlackRock
  • Brookfield Asset Management
  • Brookfield Infrastructure Group
  • Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec (CDQP)
  • Carlton James Group
  • CKD Infraestructura Mexico
  • Colchester Global Investors
  • Denham Capital Management
  • Emerging Markets Investors Alliance
  • Eugenio Invest
  • Fendz Asset Management
  • FlatStone Capital Advisors
  • Global Infrastructure Partners
  • Global Mining Capital Corporation
  • I Squared Capital
  • Jive Asset Management
  • Kandeo
  • Kawa Capital Management
  • Loomis, Sayles & Company
  • MDC Trading
  • MetLife
  • MetLife Investment Management
  • Newfoundland Capital
  • Private Kapital
  • Qualitas Compania De Seguros
  • RIMAC Seguros
  • RVX Asset Management
  • Tern Analytics
  • Tranquillitas Irt
  • Union para la Infraestructura
  • Validus Specialty
  • Voya Asset Management
  • Whitehall and Company

International & Regional Banks confirmed:

  • Banco de la Nacion Peru
  • Banco de Occidente
  • Banco Itau
  • Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior
  • Banco LatinoAmericano de Comercio Exterior - Bladex
  • BancTrust & Co.
  • BBVA
  • BNP Paribas
  • BNY Mellon
  • BofA Securities
  • Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC)
  • Citi
  • Credit Agricole CIB
  • Credit Suisse
  • HSBC
  • ICBC Standard Bank
  • Intesa Sanpaolo
  • Itau
  • Macquarie Group
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Spektrum Capital
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC)
  • UMB Bank

International & Regional Law Firms confirmed:

  • Bracewell
  • Brigard Urrutia
  • Cuatrecasas
  • Dentons
  • Dentons Paz Horowitz
  • Fabara and Compañía Abogados
  • Greenberg Traurig
  • HBN Law & Tax
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Holland & Knight
  • Madrona Advogados
  • Mendoza Abogados
  • Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy
  • Mosquera Abogados
  • Ritch Mueller
  • Sainz Abogados
  • Vouga Abogados
  • Winston & Strawn LLP

DFIs, ECAs, Exchanges & Rating Agencies confirmed:

  • COFIDE
  • Export Development Canada
  • Fitch Ratings
  • Luxembourg Stock Exchange
  • Moody's Investors Service
  • S&P Global Ratings
  • UK Export Finance

Financial Service Providers & Associations confirmed:

  • ARODB Capital Advisors
  • Finance Colombia
  • Finastra
  • FINSIGHT Deal Roadshow
  • Fitch Ratings
  • GMS Consultoria
  • Kapital Financial Services
  • MarketAxess Corporation
  • NetRoadshow
  • Peruvian Finance Association
  • Riveron
  • RM Capital Raising Advisory
  • Senson Group
  • The Hartford
  • The Mexican Association of Private Equity (AMEXCAP)
  • The Westchester Consulting Group

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Bonds & Loans Latin America & Caribbean AWARDS 2021


About:

The Bonds & Loans Latin America & Caribbean Awards Ceremony will be held on Wednesday 1st December 2021 at the Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove, Miami.

Since 2015, the Bonds & Loans Awards has been recognising the most innovative and ground-breaking deals from Sovereign, Corporate and Financial Institution issuers and borrowers.


Benefits of attending the AWARDS Ceremony:

  • Access a highly exclusive event and senior industry-leading figures involved in the most innovative and ground-breaking deals from Sovereign, Corporate and Financial Institutions & Borrowers
  • Build your network: limited numbers ensure guaranteed interaction and networking with a select group of the industry’s elite; all of our 2019 ceremonies sold out and proved a night to remember