Credit Risk Conference - Almaty

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

September 2018

Credit Risk Conference

Credit Risk Conference

Almaty, 26 September 2018

Conference

Credit Risk Conference - Almaty

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

Credit Risk Conference - Almaty

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
September 2018
The Ritz-Carlton
Almaty

Credit Risk Conference - Almaty

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
September 2018
The Ritz-Carlton
Almaty

Credit Risk Conference - Almaty

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
September 2018
The Ritz-Carlton
Almaty

Credit Risk Conference - Almaty

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
September 2018
The Ritz-Carlton
Almaty

Credit Risk Conference - Almaty

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
September 2018
The Ritz-Carlton
Almaty

Credit Risk Conference

Credit Risk Conference

Almaty, 26 September 2018

Moody’s Investors Service is pleased to announce the 7th Annual Credit  Risk Conference in Almaty, taking place on Wednesday 26 September 2018.

This half-day conference will address Moody’s perspectives on global credit  trends, the changing macro environment in Kazakhstan and CIS, and include  interactive sessions with Moody’s analysts discussing credit risk on sovereign,  banking  and corporates.

Why Attend?

This event is part of the Emerging Markets Program that brings  together over 2500 credit analysts  and  key market participants to discuss the main credit drivers, political risks and  the latest and most impactful regional trends.. 

Discover new insights on  the credit markets

Meet senior Moody's  Analysts and market experts

Network with key banking sector  market participants.

Agenda

08:30 Registration and  Welcome Refreshments

09:00 Welcome Address

Alexey Sazhin, General  Manager - Head of Relationship Management, Russia & CIS,

 Moody’s Investors Service

09:10 Drivers of Kazakhstan’s Baa3 sovereign rating and stable outlook

·          Very strong fiscal position,  demonstrated economic resilience underpin credit profile

·          Relatively low economic diversification and  weak institutions are key credit constraints

·          Banking sector has stabilized, but remains  material source of contingent liabilities

  William Foster, Vice President – Senior Credit Office,  Sovereign Risk Group, Moody’s Investors Service

09:50 Kazakh  banking system: Improved solvency after government aid

·          Improved  quality of capital after government aid

·          Asset  quality will improve but problem loans are to remain high

·          Profitability  will improve as operating environment provides for modest growth  opportunities

·          Improved  liquidity, while government support for depositors will remain strong

 

Vladlen  Kuznetsov, Vice President – Senior Analyst, Financial Institution Group,
 Moody’s Investors Service

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 Overview of the banking systems of  the CIS countries

·          Russia – stable operating environment drives the  banks’ improved performance

·          Azerbaijan – resumed economic growth will  underpin the bank’s fragile recovery

·          Ukraine – improving asset quality and  profitability drive positive outlook

·          Uzbekistan - robust economic growth and state  support drive stable outlook for the banking sector

·          Armenia – benign operating environment will  support banks’ financials in 2018

Yaroslav Sovgyra, Associate Managing Director,  Financial Institutions Group,
 Moody’s Investors Service

11:40 Oil  industry outlook: Key risks to supply/demand equilibrium

·          Oil prices will remain range-bound

·          The risks for market balance have grown

·          US production growth and unwinding of OPEC+  deal will keep a lid on oil prices


 Denis Perevezentsev, Vice  President – Senior Credit Officer, Corporate Finance Group,
 Moody’s Investors Service

12:10 Closing remarks

Alexey Sazhin, General Manager - Head of Relationship  Management, Russia & CIS,
 Moody’s Investors Service

12:20 Networking Lunch

Speakers

Denis Perevezentsev

Vice President - Senior Credit Officer

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Vice President - Senior Credit Officer

Denis Perevezentsev

Denis Perevezentsev is a Vice President - Senior Credit Officer at Moody’s Investors Service Ltd, Russian branch, based in Moscow. He is responsible for ratings of corporate issuers in the oil and gas sector in Russia and CIS. Denis joined Moody’s in 2012 after working for KPMG for almost 9 years, in Moscow, specializing in the audit of industrial companies and since 2008 providing corporate finance advice (M&A) on domestic and cross-border transactions.

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Alexey Sazhin

General Manager

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

General Manager

Alexey Sazhin

Alexey Sazhin is the Head of the Russian Branch of Moody’s Investors Service. He is responsible for overseeing the expansion of Moody’s Investors Service’s client relationships in all areas of the Russian and CIS capital markets and investor community.

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Vladlen Kuznetsov

Vice President – Senior Analyst

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Vice President – Senior Analyst

Vladlen Kuznetsov

Vladlen Kuznetsov is a Vice President – Senior Analyst at Moody’s Investors Service, based in Moscow. He covers a portfolio of Russian issuers and issues in other CIS countries in the Financial Institution Group. Vladlen joined Moody’s in 2006 and has been engaged in analytical work covering issuers in both banking and public sector. Prior to joining Moody’s, he spent three years in Fitch Ratings in Moscow covering banks and other financial institutions in Russia and other CIS countries. Before that, Vladlen worked for Ernst & Young and Arthur Andersen in Moscow with experience in banking audits since 1998

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William Foster

Vice President - Senior Credit Officer

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Vice President - Senior Credit Officer

William Foster

William (Bill) Foster is a Vice President-Senior Credit Officer in Moody’s Sovereign Risk Group in New York, where he serves as lead analyst on the United States, Canada, India, Kazakhstan, Sri Lanka and World Bank Group credits. Bill joined Moody’s in August 2016, following 10 years at the U.S. Department of the Treasury. He most recently served as Senior Advisor for International Financial Markets based in New York, where he was the Office of International Affairs’ first dedicated liaison to New York’s international financial community.

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Yaroslav Sovgyra

Associate Managing Director

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Associate Managing Director

Yaroslav Sovgyra

Yaroslav Sovgyra is an Associate Managing Director for the Moscow-based banking team. He manages the team of bank analysts which rates nearly 130 banks in the CIS region. Previously, Yaroslav has been the lead analyst on a number of largest Russian and Ukrainian banks (since August 2007), the lead analyst on a number of banks in Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic (since 2005) and Senior Accounting Analyst (since 2003).

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Further information

Any questions please contact:

Emily Burgess

Associate-Events & Outreach

emily.burgess@moodys.com