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Green, social and sustainable: Can ESG and SDG bonds offer an alternative route to access new pools of capital?

Broadcast on Feb 24, 2021 from Livestream: Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Turkey 2021 Virtual Conference

Strategic Partner

Borsa Istanbul

Multilateral Sponsor

ICD

Bronze Sponsor

Bezen & Partners

Bronze Sponsor

Fitch Ratings

Bronze Sponsor

UK Export Finance

Bronze Sponsor

Unsal Law Firm

Supporting Partner

British Chamber of Commerce in Turkey

Supporting Partner

Turkish Institutional Investment Managers Association

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  • Greenium effect: Is there more liquidity coming into deals that are SDG-linked or Green?
  • How “green” does green need to be? How “sustainable” does sustainable mean? What do issuers need to do to successfully tap into the Green, ESG and SDG-linked pool of liquidity?
  • How much more work is it for institutions to meet ESG criteria of investors? What are the first steps for institutions that are from less environmentally-friendly industries and sectors?
CEE & Turkey

Moderator

Gianluca Spinetti

Gianluca Spinetti

Senior Director, Sustainable Finance

Fitch Ratings

Gianluca Spinetti

Gianluca Spinetti

Senior Director, Sustainable Finance at Fitch Ratings

Gianluca is the Head of Product Development, Sustainable Finance for Fitch Ratings. He is responsible for identifying and developing new ESG products. Gianluca is part of several working groups on Sustainable Finance.

He joined Fitch Ratings in 2018 as a Senior Director in Business and Relationship Management for EMEA. Before that, he spent 13 years working in Capital Markets for HSBC where he originated and structured numerous debt transactions for Financial institutions, Corporates and Public Sector.

Gianluca holds a BSc and MSc in Finance from Bocconi University in Milan (Italy).

Fitch Ratings

Gianluca Spinetti

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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Speakers

Ayman Sejiny

Ayman Sejiny

Ayman Sejiny

Chief Executive Officer at Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD)

Mr. Ayman Amin Sejiny is the CEO of the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the private sector (ICD), the private sector arm of Islamic Development bank Group. Mr Ayman is highly accomplished financial industry leader. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Ibdar Bank BSC, Bank Alkhair, Barclays Capital Saudi Arabia and as the Chairman of Open-Silicon, Inc and Bahrain Financing Company Group as well as a Board member of Unicorn Bahrain. Mr. Sejiny has in-depth knowledge and more than 24 years’ experience in investment and corporate banking in the local, regional and international markets. He held a senior role in a number of regional and international financial institutions, including Citi Bank and ABN AMRO affiliate in Saudi Arabia (Saudi American Bank “SAMBA” and Saudi Hollandi Bank). Mr. Sejiny is Board and C-Level performer with vast experience in innovating financial processes and products. Mr Ayman holds a BA in Finance from Eastern Michigan University, United States.

Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD)

Salima Lamdouar

Salima Lamdouar

Salima Lamdouar

VP Thematic Credit at Alliance Bernstein

Salima Lamdouar is a Vice President and a member of AB’s Portfolio Management Group, focusing on thematic credit strategies. Before joining the firm in 2015, she was a generalist portfolio manager at Rogge Global Partners. Salima holds a BSc (Hons) in banking and international finance from Cass Business School. Location: London

Alliance Bernstein

Greg Saichin

Greg Saichin

Greg Saichin

Advisor at Even Keel Family Office

Even Keel Family Office

Rahul Sheth

Rahul Sheth

Debt Capital Markets, and Head of Sustainable Bonds

Standard Chartered

Rahul Sheth

Rahul Sheth

Debt Capital Markets, and Head of Sustainable Bonds at Standard Chartered

Based out of Singapore, Rahul Sheth is an Executive Director in Standard Chartered’s Capital Solutions team, housed within its Capital Markets franchise. In his role as a solutions specialist, he globally heads the green bonds product and has been responsible for leading pioneering green bond transactions for clients across the bank’s footprint including the New Development Bank, Axis Bank, TSKB, Agricultural Bank of China, NTPC, IDBI, Bank of China amongst others. He maintains an active dialogue with investors, regulators and organisations such as the Climate Bonds Initiative and the Green Bond Principles.

Standard Chartered

Rahul Sheth
Murat Soylu

Murat Soylu

Murat Soylu

Partner at Bezen & Partners

Murat Soylu is the capital markets partner of Bezen & Partners. He specialises in corporate and capital markets transactions and represents national and international corporates, banks, financial and capital markets institutions. He leads various IPOs, secondary market transactions, debt instrument issuances and mergers and acquisitions. He is also a member of the Corporate Governance Association of Turkey.

Bezen & Partners

Murat Soylu