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.
Since 2014 Dr. Volker Treier is Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Association of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce (DIHK e.V.). He is responsible for international and European economic affairs; and the network of bi-national German Chambers, delegations and representations of German Industry and Commerce (AHKs) in 90 countries worldwide.Read Full Bio
Matthias Hellstern, Managing Director, has been with Moody’s Deutschland GmbH in Frankfurt since October 2004. Matthias is Team Leader in the European Corporate Finance Group heading the Frankfurt-based analytical team focusing on manufacturing industries. The principal industries covered by his team include Auto, Capital Goods, Paper and Packaging, and Building Materials. He is also managing teams in London and Stockholm that are covering the Real Estate, Shipping and Airlines sectors.Read Full Bio
Heiko Peters is an Assistant Vice President - Analyst in Moody’s Sovereign Risk Group, and is based in the Frankfurt office. He has Lead Analyst responsibilities for a number of European sovereigns and supra-nationals, producing ratings and research related to their creditworthiness.Read Full Bio
Matthias Heck is a Vice President - Senior Analyst, based in the Frankfurt office, where he is a member of the EMEA Corporate Finance Team. He is responsible for a diverse portfolio of construction, manufacturing, business services and consumer goods companies based in Europe.Read Full Bio
Stefanie Voelz is a senior analyst in Moody’s EMEA Infrastructure Finance team, based in London. She is responsible for a portfolio of regulated utilities in the UK, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and Eastern Europe. Over an extended career in credit, Stefanie has developed in-depth knowledge of utilities and transportation infrastructure sectors. She is also an expert in the credit assessment of highly-covenanted financing structures in the regulated utility space as well as project financings. Stefanie is Moody’s lead analyst covering UK Water and has published extensively on the sector. She is the lead author of Moody’s Rating Methodology for Regulated Water Utilities, published in December 2015. Stefanie is also one of Moody’s lead commentators on the European regulated networks.Read Full Bio
Carola Schuler is a Managing Director in the Europe, Middle East and Africa banking team, based in Frankfurt. In this capacity, she is responsible for Moody’s analytical teams that rate banks primarily in the Eurozone and Central and Eastern Europe as well as non-bank financial companies across Europe and emerging markets in Middle East and Africa.Read Full Bio
Michael Rohr is a member of the Financial Institutions Group and responsible for Moody’s ratings for a variety of financial institutions in Switzerland, Germany and Austria. Michael joined Moody’s in March 2012 from Silvia Quandt & Cie AG where he was Deputy Head of Research leading a team of equity analysts covering European equities. Prior to this function, Michael held various positions at both sell-side and buy-side equity research firms and fund management institutions focused on analyzing European banks.Read Full Bio
Dr. Michael Wolgast is Moody’s representative in the German capital and leads Moody’s public affairs engagement in Germany, also supporting wider engagement across the European Union. With the launch of the new representative office in Berlin in March 2018, Moody’s reinforced ongoing efforts to interact with opinion leaders and society at large on relevant issues, expanding the company’s global outreach in government and public affairs to Europe’s largest economy.Read Full Bio
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