The Sub-Saharan Africa Briefing

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

December 2018

Briefing

The Sub-Saharan Africa Briefing

What's next for Sub-Saharan African Credit?

thursday, November 08, 2018
merchant taylors' hall, london

The Sub-Saharan Africa Briefing

What's next for Sub-Saharan African Credit?
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
December 2018
Moody's Headquarters
New York

The Sub-Saharan Africa Briefing

What's next for Sub-Saharan African Credit?

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
December 2018
Moody's Headquarters
New York

The Sub-Saharan Africa Briefing

What's next for Sub-Saharan African Credit?

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
December 2018
Moody's Headquarters
New York

The Sub-Saharan Africa Briefing

What's next for Sub-Saharan African Credit?

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
December 2018
Moody's Headquarters
New York

The Sub-Saharan Africa Briefing

What's next for Sub-Saharan African Credit?

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
December 2018
Moody's Headquarters
New York

Overview

African capital markets have grown substantially in depth and breadth in recent years. We are witnessing a resurgence in African bond issuance. With a rebound in commodity prices and improving growth in many markets, credit and equity markets remain dynamic.

Join Moody’s at our inaugural Africa Briefing in New York from 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM on Tuesday, December 4th, 2018.

Topics will include:

  • Increasing fiscal challenges amid elevated budget deficits and rising debt burdens
  • External vulnerabilities and refinancing challenges in an adverse global environment characterized by rising interest rates and dollar appreciation
  • Political risks and social unrest
  • Idiosyncratic risks and strengths of African banking systems
  • The role of fintech, effective regulation, supervision and governance in unlocking the sector's considerable growth prospects
  • African corporates' ability to adapt operations to prevailing economic environments

Why Attend?

<div class="credit-themes-container dynamic"><div class="custom-fa-wrapper"><div class="custom-item-holder"><div class="custom-icon-fa"><br></div><div class="custom-item-text-holder"><h1 class="custom-item-heading alt white">Discover</h1><p class="custom-item-para alt white">Discover how key macroeconomic, demographic and tech trends are impacting African governments, banks and corporates, specifically the mining and oil & gas sectors</p></div></div><div class="custom-item-holder"><div class="custom-icon-fa"><br></div><div class="custom-item-text-holder"><h1 class="custom-item-heading alt white">Meet</h1><p class="custom-item-para alt white">Meet senior Moody’s Analysts and discuss the region’s opportunities and risks amidst the challenging political, credit, rate and trade cycle for emerging and frontier markets globally</p></div></div><div class="custom-item-holder"><div class="custom-icon-fa"><br></div><div class="custom-item-text-holder"><h1 class="custom-item-heading alt white">Discuss</h1><p class="custom-item-para alt white">Discuss the latest insights into these fast-evolving credit markets</p></div></div></div></div>

Moody's Speakers

David Rogovic

AVP - Analyst | Sovereign Risk Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

AVP - Analyst | Sovereign Risk Group

David Rogovic

David Rogovic is an Assistant Vice President - Analyst in Moody’s Sovereign Risk Group based in New York. David has lead and back-up analyst responsibilities for a number of sovereign and supranational credits in Africa as well as Latin America and the Caribbean. David’s prior experience includes the best part of a decade analyzing sovereign credit risk in Western and Eastern Europe, Russia, Turkey and Asia with J.P. Morgan, Nomura Asset Management and Roubini Global Economics, as well as an earlier stint with S&P’s financial institutions division. David is a Fulbright scholar (Economics Institute, Zagreb) and was awarded a Master of Public Administration from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University and Bachelor of Arts (Economics) from Pace University.

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Elisa Parisi-Capone

Vice President - Senior Analyst | Sovereign Risk Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Vice President - Senior Analyst | Sovereign Risk Group

Elisa Parisi-Capone

Elisa is Vice President – Senior Analyst at Moody’s Sovereign Risk Group in New York. She has lead and back-up analyst responsibilities for a number of North- and Sub-Saharan African sovereigns and supranationals. Her previous regional coverage also included sovereigns in Southeast Europe and in the CIS.

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Akin Majekodunmi

Vice President - Senior Analyst | Financial Institutions Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Vice President - Senior Analyst | Financial Institutions Group

Akin Majekodunmi

Akin joined in October 2014, and is the lead analyst on a portfolio of Sub-Saharan Africa Banks, focusing initially on Nigeria and then elsewhere in West and East Africa as the team’s footprint in the region grows. Prior to Moodys, for 10 years Akin worked primarily as a structured finance credit analyst (asset back securities) in London for HSBC Investment Bank, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank and UniCredit Bank AG. Akin is a CFA charter holder and has a BA in Economics from Leeds University Business School and an MSc in Management from Cass Business School

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Sean Marion

Managing Director - Financial Institutions Group

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Moody's Investors Service

Managing Director - Financial Institutions Group

Sean Marion

Sean Marion is Managing Director in the Financial Institutions Group, based in London. He is responsible for Moody’s analytic teams that rate banks and non-bank financial companies in the Nordics, Baltics, South-Eastern Europe and emerging markets in Middle East and Africa. Prior to relocating to London in 2011, Mr. Marion held various positions of progressive responsibility in Moody’s, including working in the firm’s offices in Mexico City and Toronto.

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Matt Robinson

Associate Managing Director - Sovereign Risk Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Associate Managing Director - Sovereign Risk Group

Matt Robinson

Matt Robinson manages the Sovereign Risk Group’s Middle East and Africa team producing ratings and research regarding sovereign and supranational creditworthiness in Sub-Saharan Africa and Middle East/North Africa. He is responsible for managing staff located in London, Frankfurt, Dubai and New York.

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