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.
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
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
Swen joined Moody�s Investors Service in August 2010 as a member of the of the Financial Institutions Group. He is the lead analyst for several banks in Austria, Denmark, Germany, and SwitzerlandRead Full Bio
Vincent Gusdorf is a Vice President-Senior Analyst in Moody’s Investors Service’s Corporate Finance Group. Based in Paris, he manages a portfolio of investment grade and high yield companies in the retail sector. He mostly covers retailers such as Carrefour, Ahold-Delhaize, Metro or Dia. In addition, he coordinates Moody’s innovation efforts in EMEA among analysts and has developed an expertise in artificial intelligence.Read Full Bio
Graham Taylor is a senior analyst in Moody’s EMEA Infrastructure Finance team, based in London. He is responsible for a portfolio of regulated and unregulated utilities in the United Kingdom. As a senior member of the analytical team, Graham has contributed to and/or coordinated a number of publications, in particular on energy market issues, and is a frequent speaker at investor events. Prior to joining Moody’s in 2015, Graham was City Advisor to Ofwat, the English and Welsh water regulator, through the 2014 Price Review. He was previously an equity portfolio manager at Legal & General, where he managed long-only and long/short funds and was responsible for coverage of UK utilities, transport and leisure, and health care. Graham started his career in the investment banking division of Credit Suisse in New York. He is a graduate of Queen’s University, Canada, and is a CFA charterholder.Read Full Bio
Jens Schmidt-Bürgel is part of the Regional Management Team in EMEA and is responsible for Moody’s Investors Service’s Frankfurt-based operations and outreach activities in Germany, Austria and Switzerland as well as Scandinavia. He serves as a senior point of contact to issuers and other market participants in these markets.Read Full Bio
Martin Rast is a Senior Credit Officer with Moody’s Structured Finance Group in London. He joined Moody’s in 2005 and originally was a member of both the Covered Bonds and the SIV team. Martin is lead analyst for several European covered bonds with a focus on German Pfandbriefe. Prior to joining Moody’s, Martin worked for HypoVereinsbank in several roles, including its securitisation department. Martin holds a degree in mathematics from the University of Munich (Germany). His PhD thesis was on numerical optimisation in neural networks.Read Full Bio
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