Moody’s Credit Trends provides forward looking views that focus on the key credit outlook shifts for the year ahead and long-term market trends and vulnerabilities.
We will take a closer look at what comes next in the credit cycle; what rising trade and protectionism tensions mean to credit; what are the key regional trends across sectors and other topical questions.
Credit Trends is a unique platform to engage with key market participants - senior investors, issuers, intermediaries and credit analysts - and gain a deeper understanding of the impact of global, regional and local credit trends across sectors.
Steffen Dyck is a Vice President – Senior Credit Officer in Moody’s Sovereign Risk Group. Based in Frankfurt, he is the lead analyst for a portfolio of European sovereigns and multilateral institutions.Read Full Bio
Colin Ellis is Moody’s Chief Credit Officer in EMEA, and a Managing Director in the Credit Strategy team. He is responsible for identifying and analyzing the broad macro and credit trends, and leading and coordinating Moody’s ratings approach, across franchises in the region. He is also a member of Moody’s Macroeconomic Board, which sets the global forecasts that underpin Moody’s universe of ratings.Read Full Bio
Alain Laurin heads the Financial Institutions group with responsibility for ratings on banks in France and the Benelux since June 2013. Between 2008 and 2013 Alain was Regional Credit Officer for the Europe, MiddleEast and African region (EMEA). Prior to joining Moody’s in August 2008, Alain was at Banque of France for 25 years where he held several positions in the International department – including a seven-year secondment to the World Bank – and at the Banking Commission where he was Director of off-site supervision between 2006 and 2008. Read Full Bio
Guillaume Lucien-Baugas joined Moody�s in September 2007 and is based in Paris in the Financial Institutions Group where he has responsibilities for rating a number of banks in France and the Benelux.Read Full Bio
Paolo Leschiutta is a Vice President � Senior Credit Officer with Moody�s European Corporate Finance Team in the Milan office.Read Full Bio
Niel Bisset is a senior analyst in Moody’s EMEA Infrastructure Finance team, based in London. He is responsible for a portfolio of electric and gas utilities in Spain, Italy, Portugal, Israel and Ireland. Over an extended career in credit, Niel has developed in-depth knowledge of the utility sector. Before joining the Infrastructure team, he covered a range of industries and sectors within Moody’s, including banking, insurance, media, telecoms and sub-sovereigns. Niel is one of the lead analysts covering unregulated utilities in Europe and has written extensively on credit and industry issues, including Moody’s annual outlook for the sector. He is the lead author of Moody’s Rating Methodology for Unregulated Utilities and Unregulated Power Companies published in October 2014. Niel is also the principal commentator on hybrid bond financing by utilities.Read Full Bio
Martin Lenhard has been working as a Covered Bond Analyst in Moody�s Frankfurt office since April 2011. He currently covers German, Italian, Dutch and Polish issuers and co-ordinates the analytical approach to covered bonds from the CEE region.Read Full Bio
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