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

Broadcast on May 20, 2021 from Livestream: Bonds & Loans Mexico 2021 - Virtual

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Fitch Ratings

Gold Sponsor

HSBC

Gold Sponsor

SMBC

Silver Sponsor

KPMG

Bronze Sponsor

Citi

Bronze Sponsor

Moody's Investors Service

Bronze Sponsor

Sainz Abogados

Supporting Partner

Mexican Chamber of Commerce - GB

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  • 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?
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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.

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Paula Bunn

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