EMEA Structured Finance Conference
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
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Overview

What is beyond the horizon for structured finance?  Are there turbulent waters or smooth sailing ahead?

Join the conference to gain key insights on SF market developments, including expert analysis of RMBS, Auto and Consumer ABS, CLOs, CRE and NPLs from leading market professionals.

Agenda

08:15  – 08:50 Moody's Analytics Pre-Conference Workshop
Discover how Moody's CreditView and the Structured Finance Portal can facilitate fundamental credit, quantitative, and valuations based analysis. From ABS to CLOs, you will learn to quickly access core credit information, data, research, models and services to help you get it done.                                                                                        
Presented by Moody’s Analytics
08.30  – 09.00 Registration and Coffee
09.00  – 09.05 Welcome Remarks              
Neal Shah, Managing Director EMEA, Structured Finance Group
09.05  – 09.35 Spotlight conversation: State of the securitisation market
  • 2020: How does today’s market differ from 2006
  • Effectiveness of the new regulatory framework
  • Pockets of risk
Guest Speaker: Rob Ford, Portfolio Manager, TwentyFour Asset Management
Moderator: Christophe de Noaillat, Managing Director, Structured Finance Group
09.35  – 10.05 Consumer securitisation: Weathering the end of the credit cycle
  • Are post-crisis Consumer ABS and RMBS better placed to handle the next downturn?
  • Challenges of the specialist mortgage lender model
  • Recent developments in the Auto ABS sector
  • Issuance trends and emerging asset classes in 2020
Moderator: Olga Gekht, Senior Vice President, Structured Finance Group
Panellists:
Andrew Scourse, Head of UK, Ireland, Nordic - Securitisation, Santander Global Banking
Masako Oshima, Associate Managing Director, Structured Finance Group
10.05  – 10.40 CLO Outlook: Turbulent HY market to test resilience of CLOs in 2020
  • Are CLOs able to absorb increasing default rates among speculative-grade corporates?
  • Will leveraged loan downgrades result in CLO downgrades?
  • Which industry sectors of CLO portfolios could hinder strong performance?
  • Which evolving features will result in weaker deal structures?
Moderator: George Zittis, Vice President, Senior Credit Officer, Structured Finance Group
Panellists:
Lucia Lopez, Vice President, Senior Analyst, Corporate Finance Group  
Mizuho Tanaka, Vice President, Senior Analyst, Structured Finance Group
10.40  – 11.00 Refreshment  break
11.00  – 12.15 Panel discussion - 20/20 vision: Beyond the horizon for structured finance
  • Impact of economic slowdown and low interest rate environment in 2020 and beyond
  • Disruptive technologies: Automation/Electrification and impact on RMBS and ABS
  • ESG considerations and their effect on investment decisions
  • Is the market ready for the end of LIBOR?
  • Key regulatory developments
  • New originators and prospects for emerging asset classes
Moderator: Daniel Kolter, Managing Director, Structured Finance Group
Panellists:
Neil Calder, Head of Portfolio Management - Credit Treasury, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Nathalie Esnault, Managing Director, Securitisation, Credit Agricole
Richard Hopkin, Managing Director, Head of Fixed Income, Capital Markets, AFME
Stephan Plagemann, Chief Investment Officer, Mount Street Portfolio Advisers
12.15 - 13.15 Lunch
12.45 -13.15 Breakout session 1 – CMBS/CRE: Navigating through a Sea of Uncertainty
  • Where are we in the property cycle?
  • Who is sinking and who is buoyant in key occupational markets?
  • Are there signs of declining credit quality in 2.0 deals?
  • What are tailwinds and headwinds for European real estate companies?
  • The rise of the alternatives - what to look out for
Moderator: Andrea Daniels, Associate Managing Director,  Structured Finance Group
Panellists:
Dr. Nigel Almond, Partner,  Head of Data Analytics – EMEA  Research, Cushman & Wakefield
Stephen Hughes, Assistant Vice President, Structured Finance Group
Ramzi Kattan, Vice President, Corporate Finance Group
12.45 13.15 Breakout session 2 – Challenges and opportunities for European NPL securitisations in 2020
  • De-risking dilemma: Strategies to cut problem assets vary
  • Issuance and performance trends in NPL securitisations
  • The Italian approach: A model for other southern European countries?
Moderator Alberto Barbachano, Vice President-Senior Credit Officer, Structured Finance Group
Panellists:
Fabio Ianno,Vice President-Sr Credit Officer, Financial Institutions Group
Michal Kuehnel, Analyst, Structured Finance Group
Agenda
08:15  – 08:50 Moody's Analytics Pre-Conference Workshop
Discover how Moody's CreditView and the Structured Finance Portal can facilitate fundamental credit, quantitative, and valuations based analysis. From ABS to CLOs, you will learn to quickly access core credit information, data, research, models and services to help you get it done.                                                                                        
Presented by Moody’s Analytics
08.30  – 09.00 Registration and Coffee
09.00  – 09.05 Welcome Remarks              
Neal Shah, Managing Director EMEA, Structured Finance Group
09.05  – 09.35 Spotlight conversation: State of the securitisation market
Guest Speaker: Rob Ford, Portfolio Manager, TwentyFour Asset Management
Moderator: Christophe de Noaillat, Managing Director, Structured Finance Group
09.35  – 10.05 Consumer securitisation: Weathering the end of the credit cycle
Moderator: Olga Gekht, Senior Vice President, Structured Finance Group
Panellists:
Andrew Scourse, Head of UK, Ireland, Nordic - Securitisation, Santander Global Banking
Masako Oshima, Associate Managing Director, Structured Finance Group
10.05  – 10.40 CLO Outlook: Turbulent HY market to test resilience of CLOs in 2020
Moderator: George Zittis, Vice President, Senior Credit Officer, Structured Finance Group
Panellists:
Lucia Lopez, Vice President, Senior Analyst, Corporate Finance Group  
Mizuho Tanaka, Vice President, Senior Analyst, Structured Finance Group
10.40  – 11.00 Refreshment  break
11.00  – 12.15 Panel discussion - 20/20 vision: Beyond the horizon for structured finance
Moderator: Daniel Kolter, Managing Director, Structured Finance Group
Panellists:
Neil Calder, Head of Portfolio Management - Credit Treasury, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Nathalie Esnault, Managing Director, Securitisation, Credit Agricole
Richard Hopkin, Managing Director, Head of Fixed Income, Capital Markets, AFME
Stephan Plagemann, Chief Investment Officer, Mount Street Portfolio Advisers
12.15 - 13.15 Lunch
12.45 -13.15 Breakout session 1 – CMBS/CRE: Navigating through a Sea of Uncertainty
Moderator: Andrea Daniels, Associate Managing Director,  Structured Finance Group
Panellists:
Dr. Nigel Almond, Partner,  Head of Data Analytics – EMEA  Research, Cushman & Wakefield
Stephen Hughes, Assistant Vice President, Structured Finance Group
Ramzi Kattan, Vice President, Corporate Finance Group
12.45 13.15 Breakout session 2 – Challenges and opportunities for European NPL securitisations in 2020
Moderator Alberto Barbachano, Vice President-Senior Credit Officer, Structured Finance Group
Panellists:
Fabio Ianno,Vice President-Sr Credit Officer, Financial Institutions Group
Michal Kuehnel, Analyst, Structured Finance Group

Guest Speakers

Nigel Almond
Partner

Guest Speaker

Cushman & Wakefield

Guest Speaker

Cushman & Wakefield

Partner
Nigel Almond
Neil Calder
Head of Portfolio Management - Credit

Guest Speaker

European Bank for Reconstruction & Development

Guest Speaker

European Bank for Reconstruction & Development

Head of Portfolio Management - Credit
Neil Calder
Nathalie Esnault
Managing Director

Guest Speaker

Credit Agricole S.A.

Guest Speaker

Credit Agricole S.A.

Managing Director
Nathalie Esnault
Rob Ford
Founding Partner and Portfolio Manager

Guest Speaker

TwentyFour Asset Management

Guest Speaker

TwentyFour Asset Management

Founding Partner and Portfolio Manager
Rob Ford
Richard Hopkin
Managing Director, Head of Fixed Income, Capital Markets

Guest Speaker

AFME

Guest Speaker

AFME

Managing Director, Head of Fixed Income, Capital Markets
Richard Hopkin
Stephan Plagemann
Chief Investment Officer

Guest Speaker

Mount Street Portfolio Advisers

Guest Speaker

Mount Street Portfolio Advisers

Chief Investment Officer
Stephan Plagemann
Andrew Scourse
Head of UK Ireland, Nordic - Securitisation

Guest Speaker

Santander Global Banking

Guest Speaker

Santander Global Banking

Head of UK Ireland, Nordic - Securitisation
Andrew Scourse

Moody's Speakers

Alberto Barbáchano
Vice President – Senior Credit Officer
Structured Finance Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Structured Finance Group
Vice President – Senior Credit Officer
Alberto Barbáchano
Andrea Daniels
Associate Managing Director
Structured Finance Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Structured Finance Group
Associate Managing Director
Andrea Daniels
Christophe de Noaillat
Managing Director
Structured Finance Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Structured Finance Group
Managing Director
Christophe de Noaillat
Olga Gekht
Senior Vice President/Manager
Structured Finance Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Structured Finance Group
Senior Vice President/Manager
Olga Gekht
Stephen Hughes
Assistant Vice President - Analyst
Structured Finance Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Structured Finance Group
Assistant Vice President - Analyst
Stephen Hughes
Fabio Iannò
Vice President - Senior Credit Officer
Financial Institutions Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Financial Institutions Group
Vice President - Senior Credit Officer
Fabio Iannò
Ramzi Kattan
Vice President – Senior Analyst
Corporate Finance Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Corporate Finance Group
Vice President – Senior Analyst
Ramzi Kattan
Michal Kuehnel
Analyst
Structured Finance Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Structured Finance Group
Analyst
Michal Kuehnel
Daniel Kolter
Managing Director
Structured Finance Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Structured Finance Group
Managing Director
Daniel Kolter
Lucia Lopez
Vice President - Senior Analyst
Corporate Finance Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Corporate Finance Group
Vice President - Senior Analyst
Lucia Lopez
Masako Oshima
Associate Managing Director
Structured Finance Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Structured Finance Group
Associate Managing Director
Masako Oshima
Neal Shah
Managing Director, Head of EMEA
Structured Finance Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Structured Finance Group
Managing Director, Head of EMEA
Neal Shah
Mizuho Tanaka
Assistant Vice President - Analyst
Structured Finance Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Structured Finance Group
Assistant Vice President - Analyst
Mizuho Tanaka
George Zittis
Vice President - Senior Credit Officer
Strucutred Finance Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Strucutred Finance Group
Vice President - Senior Credit Officer
George Zittis

For more information contact:

Janette Niccolls

Assistant Director

janette.niccolls@moodys.com

0207 7721203