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

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

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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  • What are international banks’ approach to lending in Turkey? Who can borrow and at what price?
  • New deals, new liquidity: Which banks are active in the market? How are banks becoming more selective?
  • Liquidity and cost of funding: How much are Turkish banks able to lend in US dollars and euros? What is the cost of those dollars and euros? At what price can they lend to customers in dollars and euros?
  • Buy government bonds vs. lending to the local markets: Are banks’ properly incentivised to lend to the Turkish market?
CEE & Turkey

Speakers

Osman Yilmaz

Osman Yilmaz

Chief Financial Officer

Turkcell

Osman Yilmaz

Osman Yilmaz

Chief Financial Officer at Turkcell

Osman Yılmaz is Group Chief Financial Officer at Turkcell, the leading converged Communications and Technology services company in Turkey. Osman has a diverse professional experience, which spans from Treasury Management, Portfolio Management and Structured Derivatives. Before Turkcell, he was head of fixed income and multi asset funds at HSBC Global Asset Management, where he spent over 8 years. He holds a BSc in Economics & Management from London School of Economics, MSc in Financial Engineering from Boğaziçi University and a PhD in Mathematical Finance from Ozyegin University.

Turkcell

Eric Zimny

Eric Zimny

Managing Director, Head of CEEMEA Origination

SMBC

Eric Zimny

Eric Zimny

Managing Director, Head of CEEMEA Origination at SMBC

With over 25 years of Loan and Debt Capital Market experience, Eric is a Managing Director and Head of CEEMEA Origination, Loan Capital Markets, at SMBCE responsible for the origination and structuring of loans for corporates and financial institutions across the full regional and borrower spectrum. Before joining SMBC in 2011, he was employed at Commerzbank New York, Frankfurt and London, where he held various head positions including loans and bonds origination. Eric is a certified Attorney at Law and has worked as such in Germany and the US. Eric is also a member of a group of authors that triennially publish a practical textbook on syndicated lending for borrowers, banking professionals, lawyers and auditors in German language

SMBC

Eric Zimny

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.