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How are different Latin governments responding to volatility in a post-Covid economy? How much funding do governments need and which markets will they access?

Broadcast on Dec 2, 2020 from Livestream: Bonds & Loans Latin America 2020 - Virtual Conference

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  • How effective are the fiscal and monetary measures to boost the Latin American economies?
  • Sovereign liquidity and debt management: How much more funding is needed to deliver on their economic plans?
  • Supporting local issuers to access the international and local markets: What are government plans?
Latin America

Moderator

Alexei Remizov

Alexei Remizov

Managing Director, Head of Latin America Debt Capital Markets

HSBC

Alexei Remizov

Alexei Remizov

Managing Director, Head of Latin America Debt 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

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Speakers

Luis Felipe Vital

Luis Felipe Vital

Luis Felipe Vital

Head of Public Debt at National Treasury, Brazil

Luis Felipe Vital is the Head of Public Debt Operations at the Brazil National Treasury. His responsabilities include domestic and external public debt operations, fixed income market development, short term public debt strategy and sovereign guarantees. Luis has 14 years of experience in Public Debt and Fiscal Planning and is the former Deputy Head of Fiscal Planning and Deputy Head of the Brazil Sovereign Wealth Fund. He is a CFA Charterholder, holds a Phd in Economics from the Catholic University of Brasilia and was a visiting scholar at Duke University Fuqua School of Business. Luis has over 10 years of experience as professor of Risk Management, Derivatives and Fixed Income at Fundacao Getulio Vargas (FGV-DF) and IBMEC DF graduate schools. He has published academic papers in the Journal of Applied Economics, International Journal of Economic Theory, Emerging Markets Finance and Trade beside others. ​

National Treasury, Brazil

Maria Jose Martinez

Maria Jose Martinez

Maria Jose Martinez

Vice Minister, Public Debt Office at Ministry of Finance, Dominican Republic

Ministry of Finance, Dominican Republic

Herman Kamil

Herman Kamil

Herman Kamil

Head of Sovereign Debt Management at Ministry of Economy and Finance, Uruguay

Mr. Herman Kamil is the Head of the the Debt Management Office (DMO) at the Minister of Economy and Finance of Uruguay. He joined the Ministry in 2015, and has continued in his role under the new administration that took office in 2020. Before joining the government, he worked for 10 years at the International Monetary Fund. There, he held diferents positions in the Western Hemisphere and International Capital Market departments. He has a Bachelors Degree from the University of the Republic in Uruguay, and holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.

Global Markets magazine recently named Uruguay´s DMO as the best Sovereign Debt Management Office in Latin America during 2020.

Ministry of Economy and Finance, Uruguay

Renzo Merino

Renzo Merino

Assistant Vice-President, Sovereign Risk Group

Moody's Investors Service

Renzo Merino

Renzo Merino

Assistant Vice-President, Sovereign Risk Group at Moody's Investors Service

Renzo Merino is an Assistant Vice-President – Analyst in the Sovereign Risk Group at Moody’s Investors Service. He joined Moody’s in 2011 and has been a lead analyst for sovereign and supranational ratings in Latin America since 2014. His portfolio includes Colombia, Panama, and Uruguay, as well as The Bahamas. He is also the lead analyst for the Inter-American Development Bank and the Inter-American Investment Corporation.

Renzo has also published research on credit-relevant issues affecting the Latin American region, including trade exposures, sovereign debt structures, and institutions. Renzo was part of the group that developed the Rating Methodology for Multilateral Development Banks and Other Supranational Entities and the corresponding scorecard.

Prior to joining Moody’s, Renzo was a Country Risk Analyst for Latin America at Business Monitor International (BMI). He graduated from New York University with an MA in Economics and also holds a BA in Economics, with a minor in Political Science, from the University of Pennsylvania. Renzo also completed post-baccalaureate studies at Columbia University. Renzo is fluent in Spanish.

Moody's Investors Service

Renzo Merino

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.