Inside ASEAN - Spotlight on Malaysia

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

April 2019

Spotlight on Malaysia

3rd April 2019

Kuala Lumpur

Briefing

Inside ASEAN - Spotlight on Malaysia

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

Inside ASEAN - Spotlight on Malaysia

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
April 2019
Mandarin Oriental
Kuala Lumpur

Inside ASEAN - Spotlight on Malaysia

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
April 2019
Mandarin Oriental
Kuala Lumpur

Inside ASEAN - Spotlight on Malaysia

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
April 2019
Mandarin Oriental
Kuala Lumpur

Inside ASEAN - Spotlight on Malaysia

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
April 2019
Mandarin Oriental
Kuala Lumpur

Inside ASEAN - Spotlight on Malaysia

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
April 2019
Mandarin Oriental
Kuala Lumpur

Spotlight on Malaysia

3rd April 2019

Kuala Lumpur

Overview

The session in Kuala Lumpur is the first of a series of six events, with the others to be held in Manila, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Bangkok and Jakarta.

Hear Moody's sovereign, corporate and banking analysts offer their insightful views on these sectors in ASEAN’s third largest economy.

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Agenda

08.30          Registration & Coffee

09.00          Opening Remarks

Jacques Els, Representative Director - Country Head, Singapore, Moody's

09.15          Keynote Address

09.30          Presentation

Why are global credit conditions weakening?

  • Will the growth, funding and liquidity landscape change over the next 12 months?
  • How will US trade policy affect sectors and regions?
  • What are the geopolitical risks and how significant are they?
  • Which are the longer-term credit risks to watch out for?

Michael Taylor, Managing Director and Chief Credit Officer, Asia Pacific, Moody's

09.50         Presentation

How will Malaysia fare as the credit cycle turns?

  • What are they key drivers and risks for Malaysia's sovereign rating?
  • Will Malaysia be affected by slower global trade and tighter financing conditions?
  • How will the political outlook drive sovereign credit in 2019?

Anushka Shah, Vice President - Senior Analyst, Sovereign Risk Group, Moody's

10.15           Networking & Coffee Break

10.30            Presentation & Panel Discussion

Key risks and opportunities for Malaysian banks

Eugene Tarzimanov, Vice President - Senior Credit Officer, Financial Institutions Group, Moody's

Followed by a Panel Discussion

What is the outlook for Malaysian banks as global credit conditions become more challenging?

  • Can Malaysian banks improve their performance in 2019?
  • Do household and corporate leverage pose risks to the banking system?
  • How prepared are the banks for the next downturn?
  • What are the new risks and sources of competition?

Led by Eugene Tarzimanov, Vice President - Senior Credit Officer, Financial Institutions Group, Moody's

Simon Chen, Vice President - Senior Analyst, Financial Institutions Group, Moody's

More speakers to be announced

11.15          Panel Discussion

What are the key sector developments in 2019 for Moody's-rated Malaysian corporates and infrastructure companies?

  • What are the main challenges facing these companies amid slowing GDP growth?
  • What regulatory developments could impact these sectors over the next 12-18 months?
  • Which companies are most exposed to a change in the credit quality of the Malaysian sovereign?

Led by Ian Lewis, Associate Managing Director, Corporate Finance Group, Moody's

Brian Grieser, Vice President - Senior Credit Officer, Corporate Finance Group, Moody's

Nidhi Dhruv, Vice President - Senior Analyst, Corporate Finance Group, Moody's

Spencer Ng, Vice President - Senior Analyst, Public, Project and Infrastructure Finance Group, Moody's

Maisam Hasnain, Analyst, Corporate Finance Group, Moody's

12.15         Closing Remarks

Jacques Els, Representative Director - Country Head, Singapore, Moody's

Speakers

Jacques Els

Associate Managing Director and Country Head – Singapore

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Associate Managing Director and Country Head – Singapore

Jacques Els

Jacques Els is the Country Head for Moody’s Investors Service in Singapore. In addition to this role, Jacques serves as Head of Relationship Management for South and Southeast Asia, overseeing the formulation and operationalization of commercial strategies related to new business development and existing issuer relationships, and leading Moody’s strategy across ASEAN (the Association of Southeast Asian Nations).

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Michael Taylor

Managing Director and Chief Credit Officer,

Asia Pacific

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Asia Pacific

Managing Director and Chief Credit Officer,

Michael Taylor

Dr. Michael Taylor is a Managing Director for Moody’s Investors Service. He is also Moody’s Chief Credit Officer for the Asia Pacific region. Michael leads regional research, particularly with a cross-sectoral and macro credit focus, as well as coordinating major regional analytical initiatives.

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Anushka Shah

Vice President – Senior Analyst

Sovereign Risk Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Sovereign Risk Group

Vice President – Senior Analyst

Anushka Shah

Anushka Shah is a Vice President with Moody’s Sovereign Risk Group. Based in Singapore, Anushka covers a number of countries in Asia Pacific, including Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Taiwan, the Maldives and Mongolia.

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Eugene Tarzimanov

Vice President – Senior Credit Officer

Financial Institutions Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Financial Institutions Group

Vice President – Senior Credit Officer

Eugene Tarzimanov

Eugene Tarzimanov is a Vice President–Senior Credit Officer for the Financial Institutions Group in Asia. Based in Singapore, he is the Lead Analyst for banks in Southeast Asia, including Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. Eugene is also responsible for coordinating banking research across Asia Pacific, and actively represents Moody’s to regulators, investors and the media on analytical and methodological views.

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Simon Chen

Vice President – Senior Analyst

Financial Institutions Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Financial Institutions Group

Vice President – Senior Analyst

Simon Chen

Simon Chen is a Vice President and Senior Analyst for the Financial Institutions Group in Asia. Based in Singapore, Simon is responsible for the credit ratings of financial institutions in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Singapore.

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Ian Lewis

Associate Managing Director

Corporate Finance Group & Project Infrastructure Finance

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Corporate Finance Group & Project Infrastructure Finance

Associate Managing Director

Ian Lewis

Ian Lewis is an Associate Managing Director for Moody’s Corporate Finance and Project & Infrastructure Finance Groups, based in Singapore. In this role, Ian manages a team of ratings analysts for ASEAN, with a focus on key sectors including autos, chemicals, metals & mining, steel, telecommunications, regulated utilities, transport and social infrastructure.

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Brian Grieser

Vice President - Senior Credit Officer

Corporate Finance Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Corporate Finance Group

Vice President - Senior Credit Officer

Brian Grieser

Brian Grieser is a Vice President–Senior Credit Officer with Moody’s Corporate Finance Group. Based in Singapore, Brian covers a portfolio of high yield issuers primarily in Indonesia and Southeast Asia.

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Nidhi Dhruv

Vice President – Senior Analyst

Corporate Finance Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Corporate Finance Group

Vice President – Senior Analyst

Nidhi Dhruv

Nidhi Dhruv is a Vice President – Senior Analyst with Moody’s Corporate Finance Group. Based in Singapore, Nidhi covers a portfolio of issuers across the telecommunications, telecom towers and airline industries in South and Southeast Asia.

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Spencer Ng

Vice President – Senior Analyst

Public, Project & Infrastructure Finance

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Public, Project & Infrastructure Finance

Vice President – Senior Analyst

Spencer Ng

Spencer Ng is a Vice President–Senior Analyst in Moody’s Public, Project & Infrastructure Finance team. Based in Singapore, Spencer is responsible for project finance and infrastructure credits, including power utilities, ports and airports in Southeast Asia.

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Maisam Hasnain

Analyst

Corporate Finance Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Corporate Finance Group

Analyst

Maisam Hasnain

Maisam Hasnain is an Analyst in Moody’s Corporate Finance Group. Based in Singapore, Maisam covers a portfolio of companies across the plantation and mining industries in Southeast Asia.

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Additional Information

Please contact Jill Seah for more information.