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VIDEO: Jose Antonio Gonzalez, Chief Financial Officer, CEMEX

While at the annual Bonds, Loans & Derivatives Mexico conference, Bonds & Loans interviewed Jose Antonio Gonzalez, Chief Financial Officer, CEMEX, about his vision for the company in 2017, their approach to the capital markets and CEMEX's outlook for growth. He discusses how CEMEX successfully tapped into a number of markets in 2015 and 2016, including issuing in euros and dollars and syndicated loans.

Oct 12, 2016 // 11:38AM

In this video you can hear all the advice he offers to a CFO looking to tap the bond or loan markets.

We asked Jose Antonio:

  • Cemex has had a unique story since the financial crisis – can you tell us how you and the finance team went about turning around the business, and your approach to capital markets?
  • Cemex recently divested some of its assets including a cement plant and terminal to Eagle Materials as part of a wider cost savings programme. Will the funds generated by the divestment be used for future capex investment? If so, what kinds of projects or initiatives are in the pipeline?
  • Looking ahead, what is your vision for the company in 2017?  What is your outlook for growth? Do you expect a change in your approach to capital markets given the wider macroeconomic backdrop?
  • Cemex have successfully tapped into a number of markets in 2015 and 2016 including issuing in euros, dollars, syndicated loans: What have been some of the biggest challenges you have faced when raising capital over the past 2 years?
  • What advice would you offer to a CFO looking to tap the bond or loan markets today?  What should they be looking out for?
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