Structured Finance & Leveraged Finance Conference

Thursday, April 4, 2019

April 2019

Summit

Structured Finance & Leveraged Finance Conference

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

Structured Finance & Leveraged Finance Conference

Thursday, April 4, 2019
April 2019
The Tokyo Station Hotel
Tokyo
東京

Structured Finance & Leveraged Finance Conference

Thursday, April 4, 2019
April 2019
The Tokyo Station Hotel
Tokyo
東京
東京
東京

Structured Finance & Leveraged Finance Conference

Thursday, April 4, 2019
April 2019
The Tokyo Station Hotel
Tokyo
東京

Structured Finance & Leveraged Finance Conference

Thursday, April 4, 2019
April 2019
The Tokyo Station Hotel
Tokyo
東京

Structured Finance & Leveraged Finance Conference

Thursday, April 4, 2019
April 2019
The Tokyo Station Hotel
Tokyo
東京

Get the structured finance narrative for 2019

What are the key shifts in the structured finance market? Moody’s conference is where the industry experts meet to discuss global growth dynamics and regional risks.

What will be discussed:

  • BIG PICTURE: Insights on growth prospects and the fading cycle
  • STRUCTURED FINANCE: Performance trends across the asset classes
  • LEVERAGED LOANS: Latest developments and risk areas
  • CLO: What are credit linkages between the US and European markets
  • RMBS/ABS: Major sector issues in China, Europe and Australia

Why Attend?

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Agenda

13.30      Registration  

14.00      Opening Remarks

Kei Kitayama, Managing  Director–APAC Structured Finance, Moody’s Investors Service

14.10      Keynote Presentation: Global Economics Overview

  • Global economy throttles back
  • Trump’s trade war and hard Brexit are serious threats
  • China’s credit crackdown is hard to manage
  • Global central banks reverse course
  • Leveraged lending poses most serious systemic risk

Dr. Mark Zandi, Managing  Director-Chief Economist, Moody’s Analytics  

14.40      Presentation : Global Structured Finance Overview

  • Divergent Regional Growth Trends for Securitization
  • Noteworthy Regulatory Developments for Structured Finance Markets
  • Expanding Uses of Securitization Technology

Jim Ahern, Managing  Director–Global Structured Finance, Moody’s Investors Service  

15.10      Presentation: US leveraged finance: low defaults for now but risks  building

  • Leveraged finance credit conditions
  • Default outlook for 2019
  • Convergence in loan and bond markets – effect on structure, covenants,  and loss given default
  • Private equity – tracking the sponsors

John Puchalla, Senior Vice  President, Corporate Finance Group, Moody’s Investors Service  

15.40      Networking  & Coffee Break

15.55     Panel Discussion: CLO & Leveraged Finance

  • Overview of key trends that are affecting the market
  • How will weakening loan credit conditions affect performance 
  • What are the most challenging features we are seeing in today’s structures

Panelists:

Moody’s Investors Service

John Puchalla, Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance Group

Jian Hu, Managing Director-Structured Finance

Moderator:

Jim Ahern, Managing Director–Global Structured Finance  

16.45      Panel Discussion: non-US securitization market updates

  • Overviews of Europe, Australia and China
  • ‍Deeper-dive discussions over credit issues at respective 3 markets

Panelists:

Moody’s Investors Service

Masako Oshima, Associate Managing Director,  Structured Finance Group

Robert Baldi, Vice President-Senior Analyst, Structured Finance Group

Gracie Zhou, Vice President-Senior Analyst,  Structured Finance Group

Moderator:

Kei Kitayama, Managing Director–APAC  Structured Finance

17.35      Close  of the Conference

MC: Yusuke Seki, Associate Managing Director, Structured Finance Group, Moody’s Investors Service

Speakers

Speakers

Kei Kitayama

Managing Director Asia Pacific, Structured Finance

Representative Director, Moody's Japan K.K.

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Representative Director, Moody's Japan K.K.

Managing Director Asia Pacific, Structured Finance

Kei Kitayama

Kei Kitayama joined Moody's in 1998. He was promoted to Senior Vice President in 2000 and to Managing Director in 2002. Kei became the head of Moody's Japan office in 2004. In 2011, his responsibilities expanded to cover the Structured Finance Group for Asia Pacific.

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Jian Hu

Managing Director

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Managing Director

Jian Hu

Jian Hu is currently Managing Director and Head of New Ratings for US Corporate Asset Securitization that includes CLOs, Commercial and Esoteric ABS, and other structured credit products at Moody’s Investors Service. From September 2008 to September 2016, he was Global Head of CLOs and Structured Credit Surveillance. He is also Moody’s global structured finance research coordinator. In addition, Jian is involved in various global research and outreach activities related to China. Prior to September 2008, Jian was a Senior Vice President responsible for CLOs and Structured Credit research at Moody’s. From 2002 to 2007, he was Director of Global Structured Finance Default Research, where he led a research team that analyzed structured finance securities’ credit performance and published the findings regularly as Moody’s Special Comments as well as articles in the Journal of Fixed Income. .

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Masako Oshima

Associate Managing Director

Structured Finance Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Structured Finance Group

Associate Managing Director

Masako Oshima

Masako Oshima is an Associate Managing Director in the Structured Finance Group responsible for surveillance of consumer asset classes in the EMEA region at Moody’s Investors Service.

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Robert Baldi

Vice President - Senior Analyst

Structured Finance Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Structured Finance Group

Vice President - Senior Analyst

Robert Baldi

Robert Baldi is a Vice President – Senior Analyst in Moody’s Structured Finance Group, based in Sydney. He is a primary ratings analyst with a focus on RMBS, ABS and covered bonds across Australia and New Zealand.

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Gracie Zhou

Vice President - Senior Analyst

Structured Finance Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Structured Finance Group

Vice President - Senior Analyst

Gracie Zhou

Gracie Zhou is a Vice President–Senior Analyst in the Structured Finance team in Asia Pacific. Based in Shanghai, Gracie focuses primarily on the development of the securitization market in China.

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Yusuke Seki

Associate Managing Director

Structured Finance

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Structured Finance

Associate Managing Director

Yusuke Seki

Yusuke Seki is an Associate Managing Director in the Japan structured finance group, based in the Tokyo office. He has been working for Moody’s since 2000 and has held a variety of roles and responsibilities. As an Analyst, he had a special emphasis on asset-backed securities (ABS) and collateral debt obligations (CDO). Before working at Moody’s, he worked in the asset management department of a major insurance company. He is a Chartered Member of The Security Analysts Association of Japan as well as a Fellow of The Institute of Actuaries of Japan.

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Further Information

For further information, please reach out Eriko Yamada (events.japan@moodys.com).