Middle East Briefing
Thursday, April 30, 2020
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Overview

Join senior credit analysts at Moody’s GCC briefing as we discuss region’s credit narrative.

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Agenda

08.30  Registration and Coffee

09.00  Opening Remarks

Henry MacNevin, Associate Managing Director, Financial Institutions Group

09.10   Big Picture Session

What does the shift in the credit cycle mean to the GCC?  

  • How will the GCC sovereigns fare amid moderate oil prices?
  • What progress have they made in reducing the key vulnerabilities?
  • What are the main risks facing the GCC sovereigns at the turn of the credit cycle?

Alexander Perjéssy, Vice President-Senior Analyst, Sovereign Risk Group

09.50   Banking Presentation: Deep dive into Banking Sector

  • GCC banks’ resilience amid economic uncertainty
  • GCC banking consolidation from credit perspective
  • Regional challenges: Focus on solvency

Nitish Bhojnagarwala, Vice President – Senior Credit Officer, Financial Institutions Group

Mik Kabeya, Assistant Vice President – Analyst, Financial Institutions Group

10.25  Coffee & Networking Break

10.55   Corporate Presentation: Government Policies and Interlinkages to Corporate Credit Trends Across the Region

  • Corporate credit and debt issuance trends across the rated universe
  • How macroeconomics and policies are shaping issuer credit profiles
  • A deeper dive into recent first-time rating assignments

Douglas Rowlings, Vice President – Senior Analyst, Corporate Finance Group

11.25   Islamic Finance presentation: Growth Trends in the Region

  • Islamic Banking: What will drive growth in 2019
  • Sukuk: Issuance expectations and market update
  • Main challenges facing the Islamic Finance industry  

Nitish Bhojnagarwala, Vice President – Senior Credit Officer, Financial Institutions Group

11.55   Close of the Conference

Agenda

08.30  Registration and Coffee

09.00  Opening Remarks

Henry MacNevin, Associate Managing Director, Financial Institutions Group

09.10   Big Picture Session

What does the shift in the credit cycle mean to the GCC?  

Alexander Perjéssy, Vice President-Senior Analyst, Sovereign Risk Group

09.50   Banking Presentation: Deep dive into Banking Sector

Nitish Bhojnagarwala, Vice President – Senior Credit Officer, Financial Institutions Group

Mik Kabeya, Assistant Vice President – Analyst, Financial Institutions Group

10.25  Coffee & Networking Break

10.55   Corporate Presentation: Government Policies and Interlinkages to Corporate Credit Trends Across the Region

Douglas Rowlings, Vice President – Senior Analyst, Corporate Finance Group

11.25   Islamic Finance presentation: Growth Trends in the Region

Nitish Bhojnagarwala, Vice President – Senior Credit Officer, Financial Institutions Group

11.55   Close of the Conference

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