20th May 2021
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Mexican Chamber of Commerce - GB
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Bonds & Loans Mexico 2021 - Virtual Briefing Day

A unique virtual platform bringing together 300+ of Mexico's leading regional and international borrowers, investors, bankers, policy makers and market practitioners to share knowledge, debate and network. The entire Mexican capital markets community will be represented.


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

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

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BENEFITS OF PARTICIPATING


  • Access 300+ of Mexico's most senior regional and international government, regulator, investor, banker and corporate decision-makers at one time
  • Setup an unlimited number of virtual meetings with participants from the Mexican capital markets community via our 1-2-1 networking platform
  • Gain exclusive behind-the-scenes insights from the 25+ regional and international credit market leaders speaking on our panels

MEXICO'S LEADING VIRTUAL BANKING AND FINANCE EVENT'S HIGHLIGHTS

  1. Gain practical insights into the latest Mexican bond and loan market developments via expert-led panel discussions
  2. Understand the key macro drivers which shape both sovereign and corporate debt strategies in Mexico for 2021/22
  3. The event brings international and local investors together with Mexican issuers to define and analyse the roadmap for raising capital in 2021
  4. The event connects recent issuers with Mexican financial institutions and government bodies so that they are able to understand financing needs, identify new business opportunities and find suitable business partners

Bonds & Loans Mexico 2021 - Virtual Agenda

Opening remarks

Thu 20th May 2021, 15:25pm (Europe/London)

Speaker

Carlos Fiorillo

Carlos Fiorillo

Managing Director, BRM Head of Latin America

Fitch Ratings

Carlos Fiorillo

Carlos Fiorillo

Managing Director, BRM Head of Latin America at Fitch Ratings

Fitch Ratings

Carlos Fiorillo

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

Fiscal policies and sovereign debt strategies: Supporting the post-COVID economy

Thu 20th May 2021, 15:30pm (Europe/London)

  • Mexico and big fiscal: How will stimulus fuel growth?
  • How much more funding is needed to deliver on their economic plans?
  • Is there a threat of inflation?

Speaker

Gabriel Yorio

Gabriel Yorio

Gabriel Yorio

Deputy Finance Minister at Ministry of Finance, Mexico

Gabriel Yorio serves as Deputy Minister of Finance and Public Credit of Mexico. Prior to his present position, he served as Head of the Public Credit & International Affairs Unit at the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit of Mexico.

In the professional field, Gabriel Yorio has specialised in the public sector and has been international consultant on financial management at The World Bank Governance Global Practice office in Washington, D.C.

Prior to that, Mr. Yorio was appointed Deputy Director of Technical and Financial Assistance and Financial Advisory Manager, both at the National Bank for Infrastructure and Public Services (BANOBRAS). He also held the position of Director of Public Debt, Director of Funds, Operations and Securities Custody and Deputy Director of Financial Operations at the Ministry of Finance in the Mexico City Government.

Gabriel Yorio holds a B.A. in Economics from the Technological Institute and Superior Studies of Monterrey (Tecnológico de Monterrey), a M.A. in Economics from El Colegio de México and an M.A. in Policy Management from Georgetown McCourt School of Public Policy.

Ministry of Finance, Mexico

Mexico’s macro-economic outlook: Overcoming challenges to maintain fiscal stability in a post-COVID economy

Thu 20th May 2021, 16:00pm (Europe/London)

  • What strategies can be employed to grow the Mexican economy in line with expected 5% in 2021? How likely is a downgrade, and how could this impact growth?
  • How does the Federal Reserve’s low interest rate interplay with Mexico’s FX and interest rates? How could continual low rates impact Mexico’s economic recovery?
  • Does the central bank have reserve buffers to deliver fiscal stability into 2022?

Moderator

Adrián Garza

Adrián Garza

Vice President, Senior Analyst

Moody's Investors Service

Adrián Garza

Adrián Garza

Vice President, Senior Analyst at Moody's Investors Service

Adrian is presently a Vice President - Senior Analyst in the Global Project and Infrastructure Finance Team. Adrian holds lead analytical responsibility for a portfolio of infrastructure companies and projects in Latin America and the Caribbean. The portfolio covers toll-roads, energy utilities, natural gas pipelines, airports, PPPs, and other infrastructure assets.

In his role, Adrian develops and conducts research on sector trends and industry related topics. He is a regular participant at high-profile market briefings, external conferences and media engagements. Adrian is also a spokesperson for Moody’s in Latin America for environmental, social and governance (ESG) topics.

Adrian’s experience in financial analysis spans for 15 years. Before joining Moody’s in 2010, he gained experience in investment banking where he executed transactions in the housing and publishing industries. Prior to that, he worked at a credit rating agency in the structured finance, project finance and sub-sovereign teams.

Adrian holds a MSc in Economics and Philosophy from London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), and a BA in Economics from Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM). Adrian is also a CFA charter holder.

Moody's Investors Service

Adrián Garza

Speakers

Jorge Unda

Jorge Unda

Chief Investment Officer, USA

BBVA

Jorge Unda

Jorge Unda

Chief Investment Officer, USA at BBVA

Mr Unda is an economist from UDLAP, receiving two national awards for his thesis proving efficiency in the Mexican stock exchange market. He holds a master degree in Finance by ITAM, and he has been a CFA charterholder since 2007.Since 2010 he has been the CIO of BBVA Asset Management for Latin America, managing over $35 billions of assets mainly in mutual and pension funds, insurance portfolios and private wealth clients.

Oversees the investment decisions and asset allocation of the Latin American team for México, Chile, Colombia, Peru, Argentina and Brazilian Portfolios. He is also responsible for the management of BBVA Bancomer ETFs and other passive management investments.

Jorge Unda has also great experience in Private Banking, Product Development and equity portfolio management.Jorge Unda is also member of the board for the CFA Society of Mexico.

BBVA

Jorge Unda
Eduardo Suarez

Eduardo Suarez

Head of Research, Mexico,

Scotiabank

Eduardo Suarez

Eduardo Suarez

Head of Research, Mexico, at Scotiabank

Eduardo Suárez is Vice-President, Latin America Economics. In this role, Eduardo will leverage the Bank’s Latin American experience and focus on Mexico, Chile, Peru and Colombia, providing direct support to the Pacific Alliance. Prior to this role, he held the position of Director & Co-Head, LatAm Strategy on the Foreign Exchange Strategy team. And prior to joining Scotiabank, he worked as an Emerging Markets strategist at another major Canadian bank, as an economist in Mexico’s Finance Ministry and as a corporate credit analyst for a Mexican bank. Eduardo holds an MBA with a major in financial engineering from the Rotman School of Management and a BSc in Economics from the University of Warwick in the UK.

Scotiabank

Eduardo Suarez
Alejandro Padilla

Alejandro Padilla

Executive Director of Economic Research & Financial Markets Strategy

Banorte

Alejandro Padilla

Alejandro Padilla

Executive Director of Economic Research & Financial Markets Strategy at Banorte

Alejandro Padilla has more than 15 years of experience as a professional economist and macro strategist. Mr. Padilla is Head Strategist of Fixed-income, FX and Commodities (Research Director) at Banorte bank, based in Mexico City. He has been holding this post for the last 9 years. Previously, Mr. Padilla worked for 3 years at J.P.Morgan Chase as Emerging Markets Strategist, based in the Mexico City office. He has also worked in the financial sector in areas related to treasury, economic research and IR. Mr. Padilla obtained a Master’s degree in Economics from University of Stellenbosch in South Africa, together with an Honours degree (graduate level) in Financial Economics from the same institution. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from ITAM in Mexico and a Corporate Finance Executive Education Diploma from Kellogg/Northwestern University. On the academic front, Mr. Padilla has lectured in the MBA program at Universidad Iberoamericana and at several diploma programs about corporate finance and market economics at Tecnológico de Monterrey – EGADE Business School, Universidad Anáhuac and Riskmathics. He actively participates in national and international publications, as well as in radio and TV specialized programs, highlighting a monthly newspaper column at El Financiero Bloomberg. He was awarded with the “Future Leaders” distinction in 2017 by the Institute of International Finance. He has dictated several conferences about economics and financial markets in Mexico, United States, Europe and Asia.

Banorte

Mark Capstick

Mark Capstick

Mark Capstick

Investment Officer at Colchester Global Investors

Colchester Global Investors

How are deals being priced for borrowers negotiating and renegotiating debt?

Thu 20th May 2021, 16:45pm (Europe/London)

  • Assessing the Mexican yield curve: How will the wall of maturities affect market liquidity for Q4 2021? Who can borrow and at what price?
  • Cost of funding: How has the pandemic affected spreads? Is it preferable for borrowers to access peso or dollar funding, depending on the tenor?
  • Bonds vs. loans: Where are international banks seeing more appetite to renegotiate debt?
  • How does the pricing compare in the market for maturing loans? How early should companies start to negotiate 2022 maturity terms with banks?

Moderator

Alex Johnson

Alex Johnson

Chief Executive Officer

GFC Media Group

Alex Johnson

Alex Johnson

Chief Executive Officer at GFC Media Group

Alex is Founder and CEO of GFC Media Group. He is responsible for shaping the business strategy as well as overseeing the day-to-day running of the company. Launched in 2009 focusing on capital markets conferences in the GCC, the business today operates across 4 continents and delivers market intelligence and peer-to-peer discussion to over 10,000 senior finance and investment executives per year.

In 2020, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, GFC Media Group transitioned its entire business online, having spent 10 years only delivering Live conferences and roundtables.

Prior to starting GFC Media Group, Alex worked in various roles in media, research, and events. He has a degree in Economics and Finance from the University of Durham.

GFC Media Group

Alex Johnson

Speakers

Monica Macia

Monica Macia

Head of Syndicated Loans, Americas

HSBC

Monica Macia

Monica Macia

Head of Syndicated Loans, Americas at HSBC

Monica Macia is managing director, head of Loan Syndications Americas - Global Banking at HSBC Securities (United States). She has extensive experience structuring and distributing loans for companies throughout the Americas. Macia started her career at Citibank Mexico in 1992 and then transferred to New York in 1995 to structure and distribute loans for companies across Latin America including project finance, asset finance, acquisition finance, structured trade, securitization, investment grade, corporate, and financial institutions loans.

HSBC

Monica Macia

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.

Patrick Cassereau

Patrick Cassereau

Managing Director, Head of Fixed Income Capital Markets, Latin America

Morgan Stanley

Patrick Cassereau

Patrick Cassereau

Managing Director, Head of Fixed Income Capital Markets, Latin America at Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley

Anne Milne

Anne Milne

Managing Director, Emerging Markets Corporate Research

BofA Securities

Anne Milne

Anne Milne

Managing Director, Emerging Markets Corporate Research at BofA Securities

Anne Milne is a managing director and head of the EM Corporate Credit Research team at BofA securities, with teams in New York, London, Hong Kong and São Paolo. The team is responsibility for fundamental credit research, as well as corporate credit strategy. Prior to joining the firm in 2010, she was head of EM Corporate Bond Research at Deutsche Bank Securities. Previously, Milne held research and portfolio management positions with JP Morgan, ING Barings, Trust Company of the West (TCW) and the World Bank. Milne currently focuses on the energy, utilities and cement sectors in Latin America. Milne and her team have been ranked the #1 or #2 Research Team for Emerging Market Credit by Institutional Investor since 2003. She holds a bachelor’s degree in international politics from the University of the Pacific and a master’s degree in international economics from Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). She is based in New York.

BofA Securities

Anne Milne

At Bank of America, we’re guided by a common purpose to help make financial lives better, through the power of every connection. We’re delivering on this through responsible growth with a focus on our environmental, social and governance (ESG) leadership. ESG is embedded across our eight lines of business and reflects how we help fuel the global economy, build trust and credibility, and represent a company that people want to work for, invest in and do business with. It’s demonstrated in the inclusive and supportive workplace we create for our employees, the responsible products and services we offer our clients, and the impact we make around the world in helping local economies thrive. An important part of this work is forming strong partnerships with nonprofits and advocacy groups, such as community, consumer and environmental organizations, to bring together our collective networks and expertise to achieve greater impact. Learn more at about.bankofamerica.com, and connect with us on Twitter (@BofA_News) and LinkedIn (@BofA_Business )

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
Alejandro Rodriguez

Alejandro Rodriguez

Chief Financial Officer

Total Play

Alejandro Rodriguez

Alejandro Rodriguez

Chief Financial Officer at Total Play

§CFO of Totalplay since 2011. Prior to joining Totalplay, he spent 8 years heading the treasury and finance teams of Grupo Salinas. Mr. Rodríguez has a Bachelor in Business Administration from Universidad Iberoamericana and an MBA from Hult International Business School, Boston, MA

Total Play

Transitioning finance: How are banks, investors and rating agencies supporting Mexican issuers on their journey to sustainability?

Thu 20th May 2021, 17:40pm (Europe/London)

  • What products are available under the sustainable umbrella? How do they price in comparison to vanilla instruments?
  • The importance of “S”: How can investors and Mexican companies pivot their ESG strategies to encompass more social aspects into their transactions?
  • What do banks and investors expect from commodity-driven companies in relation to their approach to ESG?

Moderator

Jhon Rojano

Jhon Rojano

Vice President, Latin America Issuer Services

Citi

Jhon Rojano

Jhon Rojano

Vice President, Latin America Issuer Services at Citi

¨Professional with a major in Business Administration and Post-Graduation in Finance with more than 20 years of experience in Financial Industry on products and strategic management, mainly in the Corporate Trust Area, John joined at Citibank on March 2010, today he belongs to Agency & Trust Latam Sales team and is responsible for Mexico and Colombia. During 6 years, he was Agency & Trust as Product Head for Citibank Colombia. Prior to join Citi he worked for HSBC Colombia for 9 years in Agency &Trust area as Sales Manager and Senior Structuring and Account Manager, responsible for structuring and administration the trust agreements for important merger & acquisition, capital market transaction, syndicated loans and infrastructure projects.¨

Citi

Jhon Rojano

Speakers

Giulia Pellegrini

Giulia Pellegrini

Deputy CIO, EM Fixed Income

Allianz Global Investors

Giulia Pellegrini

Giulia Pellegrini

Deputy CIO, EM Fixed Income at Allianz Global Investors

Giulia Pellegrini is Deputy CIO for Emerging Markets Debt at Allianz Global Investors, where she focuses on EM sovereign debt strategies and ESG investing. Prior to joining AllianzGI in 2020, she was Head of Sustainable EM Fixed Income Investing at BlackRock since 2015. Ms Pellegrini was previously Chief Economist for Sub-Saharan Africa in J.P. Morgan’s Emerging Market Research team in London and in Johannesburg and an Economist at the World Bank in the Africa Finance and Private Sector Development Department in Washington D.C. She started her career as an Economist in the Policy & Strategy Division of the Debt Management Office of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in Abuja. Giulia holds master degrees in Development Economics and in Econometrics from the University of Oxford, St Antony’s College and from Birkbeck College as well as a BSc in Economics from the School of Oriental and African Studies – University of London.

Allianz Global Investors

Yamur Muñoz

Yamur Muñoz

Director, Head of Debt and Equity Capital Markets Origination

HSBC

Yamur Muñoz

Yamur Muñoz

Director, Head of Debt and Equity Capital Markets Origination at HSBC

HSBC

Yamur Muñoz

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.

Maria Pia Medrano

Maria Pia Medrano

Director, Corporate Ratings, Mexico

Fitch Ratings

Maria Pia Medrano

Maria Pia Medrano

Director, Corporate Ratings, Mexico at Fitch Ratings

Fitch Ratings

Maria Pia Medrano

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

Gema Sacristan

Gema Sacristan

Chief Investment Officer

IDB Invest

Gema Sacristan

Gema Sacristan

Chief Investment Officer at IDB Invest

IDB Invest

Aaron E. Franklin

Aaron E. Franklin

Executive Director, Head of Sustainable Finance,

SMBC

Aaron E. Franklin

Aaron E. Franklin

Executive Director, Head of Sustainable Finance, at SMBC

Aaron Franklin works with companies to integrate their Environmental Social Governance (ESG) performance and strategy into their financings, including structuring and executing green bonds, sustainability-linked loans and related instruments.

Aaron Franklin has more than five years experience in sustainable finance, previously serving as the Global Coordinator for Sustainable Capital Markets for a major international law firm and subject matter expert for all sustainable financings, and more than 10 years experience in international finance.

Aaron has executed many sustainable finance transactions, including green bonds and loans for clients ranging from some of the largest corporate issuers to diversified high-yield companies as well as the first-ever bond with an interest rate adjustment linked to achieving a sustainability performance target. Aaron publishes frequently on topics related to sustainable finance and has served on the Advisory Council to the Green Bond Principles Executive Committee.

Aaron’s key expertise is in structuring and drafting sustainable finance frameworks; identifying material KPI and setting ambitious sustainability performance targets in sustainability-linked loans, and analysing of industry trends and developments.

Aaron has a B.S. from Cornell University focusing on international development and his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Centre.

SMBC

Aaron E. Franklin

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

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

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

Driving syndicated loan activity forward into 2022: Who is lending, at what price and on what terms?

Thu 20th May 2021, 18:35pm (Europe/London)

  • Underwriting syndications vs club deals: Which structures are banks favouring as loan activity picks up in Q3 and 4?
  • Assessing market liquidity: How do local and international banks’ appetite for offering favourable loan pricing and tenor vary?
  • To what extent are international banks willing to lend on long-term projects, if there is a potential rating downgrade on the horizon?

Moderator

Sara Pirzada

Sara Pirzada

Managing Director, Loan Capital Markets

SMBC

Sara Pirzada

Sara Pirzada

Managing Director, Loan Capital Markets at SMBC

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

SMBC

Sara Pirzada

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

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

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

Speakers

Jaime Frontera

Jaime Frontera

Managing Director, Loan Syndications Group – Head of Latin America

Crédit Agricole CIB

Jaime Frontera

Jaime Frontera

Managing Director, Loan Syndications Group – Head of Latin America at Crédit Agricole CIB

Mr. Frontera has 19 years’ experience in the banking and loan syndications market. Previously with Barclays Capital, where he spent 13 years performing different roles including heading Latin American loan syndications, US leverage sales and US high grade loan sales. Mr. Frontera joined CA CIB in 2011 as a Managing Director in the Loan Syndications Group focused on Latin America. His team’s success in leading syndicated loan transactions has been valuable to CA-CIB’s loan franchise success in Brazil and across the region.

Mr. Frontera holds a BA in business administration from the University of South Carolina where he was a NCAA division 1 tennis player and also holds an MBA in finance from the University of Miami.

Crédit Agricole CIB

Jaime Frontera
J. German Voss

J. German Voss

Head of Corporate Lending, Mexico

BBVA

J. German Voss

J. German Voss

Head of Corporate Lending, Mexico at BBVA

BBVA

J. German Voss
Bernardo Ramirez

Bernardo Ramirez

Director, Client Coverage, Mexico

SMBC

Bernardo Ramirez

Bernardo Ramirez

Director, Client Coverage, Mexico at SMBC

SMBC

Bernardo Ramirez

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

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

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

What steps need to be taken to secure continued local and international development of Mexico’s energy sector?

Thu 20th May 2021, 19:20pm (Europe/London)

  • Assessing the viability of Mexico’s energy production: What are the renewed challenges in reducing emissions by 2026? How does this goal align with the US/Mexico relationship, and the Paris Agreement framework?
  • What are investors’ expectations for development of the Mexican public energy sector in 2021/22?
  • What opportunities are available for the private renewable energy sector to attract new investment? How does the change in tariff pricing affect production?

Moderator

Wilfried Marchand

Wilfried Marchand

Managing Director, Debt Capital Markets

SMBC Nikko Securities America

Wilfried Marchand

Wilfried Marchand

Managing Director, Debt Capital Markets at SMBC Nikko Securities America

Wilfried Marchand, Managing Director, is responsible for the project bond

business within SMBC Nikko Securities America, Inc.’s Latin America Debt

Capital Markets team. Wilfried joined SMBC in 2014 and has more than 20 years

of experience in debt capital markets, structured finance, and project finance.

Prior to joining SMBC, Wilfried spent 16 years at BNP Paribas where he held

several positions in the structured solutions, securitization, and commodity

finance divisions.

Wilfried has led the structuring, rating, and placement of numerous awardwinning

project bond transactions in the power, infrastructure and oil & gas

sectors for SMBC, which was named Bond Arranger of the Year for 2019 by

IJ Global Magazine. He works closely with SMBC’s Latin America Project

Finance team to advise issuers and project sponsors on raising funding in the

international public and private debt capital markets.

Wilfried received a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Ecole

Supérieure de Commerce de Paris and is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.

SMBC Nikko Securities America

Speakers

Francisco Valdes

Francisco Valdes

Francisco Valdes

Partner at Sainz Abogados

Sainz Abogados

Francisco Valdes
José Antonio Aguilar

José Antonio Aguilar

Chief Executive Officer

Vive Energía

José Antonio Aguilar

José Antonio Aguilar

Chief Executive Officer at Vive Energía

EL MAESTRO JOSÉ ANTONIO AGUILAR es licenciado en economía (ITAM) con maestría en administración de empresas (Georgetown University), encabeza en su papel de Principal, las finanzas y la administración de Vive Energía SAPI de CV. El maestro José Antonio Aguilar, ha sido una pieza clave en la financiación de proyectos de desarrollo de energías renovables en México.

DESTACAN ENTRE OTRAS, SUS POSICIONES COMO: Senior Investment Officer de la Corporación Financiera Internacional (IFC) del Banco Mundial, Director General Adjunto de Banca de Inversión en Nacional Financiera, Director General de Acciona Energía México, Vicepresidente de Desarrollo de Proyectos en Suez Tractebel, Director de Desarrollo de Negocios en Enron, Adicionalmente ha participado como Consejero en las empresas Médica Sur, Macma y Mifel (empresas públicas) y presidido la Corporación Mexicana de Inversiones de Capital (Fondo de Fondos), y el Fondo Mexico Ventures.

Participación como miembro del Comité de Analista Independiente de la Bolsa Mexicana de Valores y del Comité de Inversiones del Fondo FICA Agro PYME de FOCIR, así como Presidente del Comité de Infraestructura del IMEF.

Vive Energía

Victor Luque

Victor Luque

Victor Luque

Partner at Atik Capital

Atik Capital

Eduardo Barrera Montanez

Eduardo Barrera Montanez

Eduardo Barrera Montanez

Managing Director at Banco Sabadell

Eduardo Barrera Montañez owns a BA in Public Accounting from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México

(ITAM) at Mexico City, Mexico.

• On May 2002, graduated from Carnegie Mellon University as a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in

Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, USA (Class 2002).

• Eduardo has been a Corporate Banker for more than 23 years in the Mexican Financial System.

• From July 1998 until July 2014, worked at Banco Nacional de México (Banamex) – Citigroup. His last role was

Director of the Energy, Power and Chemicals division at the Corporate Banking Area.

• On July 2014, Eduardo incorporated to Sabadell Capital SOFOM as Director of the Energy Sector in Corporate

Banking and became founder of Banco Sabadell in Mexico.

• As of today, Eduardo is Managing Director and Head of the Corporate Banking Division at Banco Sabadell México.

• Eduardo is the CEO of Sabcapital SA de CV SOFOM ER, which is the financial entity used by Sabadell for the

structured finance activity in Mexico.

• Eduardo was President of the Energy Committe within the Instituto Mexicano de Ejecutivos de Finanzas (IMEF) for

the period 2016-2019.

• Founder Member of the Energy Committe within the Cámara Española de Comercio in Mexico.

• Active member and participant of the GRI chapter Infrastructure and Energy. Likewise, he is member of the

Infrastructure Committe at the Asociación de Bancos de México (ABM).

Banco Sabadell

Eduardo Barrera Montanez
Paula Bunn

Paula Bunn

Associate Director

Fitch Ratings

Paula Bunn

Paula Bunn

Associate Director at Fitch Ratings

Paula is an associate director in Fitch Ratings’ Latin American corporates group. Her primary areas of expertise are the utilities-power and energy industries, for which she is the primary analyst for strong portfolio of credits. While at Fitch, Paula has worked in a number of rating transactions with diverse risks and business lines.

Paula has authored several credit analysis and special reports focusing on electric-power and energy in Latin America. Paula earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Economics from the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. She also earned a Master in Business Administration (MBA) at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business with concentrations in Finance, Strategy and Economics.

Fitch Ratings

Paula Bunn

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.

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Transitioning away from LIBOR: Status, challenges and risks

Thu 20th May 2021, 20:15pm (Europe/London)

Speakers

Eamonn Maguire

Eamonn Maguire

Global Financial Services Lead

KPMG

Eamonn Maguire

Eamonn Maguire

Global Financial Services Lead at KPMG

Eamonn is a 30-year leader in the financial services arena and has worked extensively globally, including LATAM on major regulatory initiatives, As the Global and US lead for KPMG’s Blockchain Practice in Financial Services, he has more than 28 years of management advisory and business experience. He has previously worked in industry in mortgage securitization and has focused on major transformations in capital markets, and regulatory change. Eamonn serves as a US and Americas lead in helping clients respond to the market transition from LIBOR, addressing all core stages. In addition, he works closely with the US Chamber of Commerce and the National Association of Corporate Treasurers.

KPMG

Eamonn Maguire

KPMG are a multidisciplinary firm that provides professional Audit, Tax and Advisory services. They have 200 partners and over 3,400 professionals in 18 offices strategically located in the most important cities of the country, to help local, national and multinational clients.

Nicolás Olea

Nicolás Olea

Lead Risk Management Advisory Partner

KPMG

Nicolás Olea

Nicolás Olea

Lead Risk Management Advisory Partner at KPMG

Nicolás has over 30 years’ experience in financial markets, working with regulatory transformation topics regarding financial instruments and risks both in the United States and Mexico, primarily in the financial services, agribusiness and energy industries. Nicolás has specialized in the management of financial exposure, financial risks and hedge thereof from an accounting perspective, considering its impact on the financial statements of multiple sector companies. He is currently the KPMG lead partner for Latin America in regard to accounting standards associated with financial instruments under IFRS 9.

KPMG

Nicolás Olea

KPMG are a multidisciplinary firm that provides professional Audit, Tax and Advisory services. They have 200 partners and over 3,400 professionals in 18 offices strategically located in the most important cities of the country, to help local, national and multinational clients.

Closing remarks

Thu 20th May 2021, 21:00pm (Europe/London)

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