Saudi Arabia Conference 2020
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
September
Register Your Interest
Jump to:
OverviewAgendaSpeakersContact

Overview

Following the successful, inaugural conference in 2019, we invite you to join us in 2020 as we continue to discuss recent developments in national and regional markets. If you would like to receive an invite, please register your interest now using the button above.

<div class="credit-themes-container dynamic"><div class="w-container"><div class="custom-fa-wrapper"><div class="custom-item-holder"><div class="custom-icon-fa"><br></div><div class="custom-item-text-holder"><h1 class="custom-item-heading alt white">Local</h1><p class="custom-item-para alt white">Get the latest Sovereign and Sector credit insights.</p></div></div><div class="custom-item-holder"><div class="custom-icon-fa"><br></div><div class="custom-item-text-holder"><h1 class="custom-item-heading alt white">Regional</h1><p class="custom-item-para alt white">Compare and contrast outlooks with key markets.</p></div></div><div class="custom-item-holder"><div class="custom-icon-fa"><br></div><div class="custom-item-text-holder"><h1 class="custom-item-heading alt white">Global</h1><p class="custom-item-para alt white">Discover how emerging global trends will impact the market.</p></div></div></div></div></div>

Agenda

09:00 Registration & Welcome Refreshments

10:00 Opening Remarks

Mahmoud Totonji, Country Manager Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Monica Merli, Managing Director, Regional Management EMEA

David Staples, Managing Director, Corporate Finance Group

10:15 Big Picture Presentation: Saudi Arabia in the Context of Global Markets

  • What key trends are driving global credit?
  • What risks could derail the global economy?
  • Saudi Arabia’s progress on reducing fiscal vulnerability to declines in oil price
  • Tension between advancing fiscal consolidation and growing the kingdom’s non-oil economy

Colin Ellis, Managing Director, Credit Strategy & Standards

Alexander Perjessy, Vice President – Senior Analyst, Sovereign Risk Group

11.05 Keynote spotlight conversation

Saudi Arabia’s experience with and views on the development of the local and international Sukuk market

Abdullah F. BinZarah, Debt Management Office, Saudi Arabia

David Staples, Managing Director, Corporate Finance Group

11:25 Networking & Coffee Break

12:05 Three Presentations with a Focus on Saudi Arabia’s Financial Sector

Banking System & Islamic Finance (30 minutes)

  • Banking system regional contrasts and outlook for the year ahead
  • Islamic finance sector’s performance and growth potential

Ashraf Madani, Vice President –Senior Analyst, EMEA Banking

Asset Management (15 minutes)

  • Size and scale of the GCC asset management industry
  • Key growth drivers for GCC asset managers
  • Major challenges faced by the sector

Vanessa Robert, Vice President –Senior Credit Officer, Funds and Asset Management

Insurance (15 minutes)

  • Assessment of the credit fundamentals of the Saudi Insurance Market
  • Expectations and implications of the changing regulatory environment

Mohammed Ali Londe, Assistant Vice President – Analyst, Insurance

13:05 Panel discussion on Corporate and Infrastructure Investment

  • The intersection between Vision 2030 plans and increased demand for capital - corporate and infrastructure finance
  • Does the pipeline match the ambition?
  • The international debt capital market opportunity

Led by David Staples, Managing Director, Corporate Finance Group

Rehan Akbar, Vice President – Senior Credit Officer, Corporate Finance Group

Douglas Segars, Managing Director, Project & Infrastructure Finance

13:45 Conference Close & Networking Lunch

Agenda

09:00 Registration & Welcome Refreshments

10:00 Opening Remarks

Mahmoud Totonji, Country Manager Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Monica Merli, Managing Director, Regional Management EMEA

David Staples, Managing Director, Corporate Finance Group

10:15 Big Picture Presentation: Saudi Arabia in the Context of Global Markets

Colin Ellis, Managing Director, Credit Strategy & Standards

Alexander Perjessy, Vice President – Senior Analyst, Sovereign Risk Group

11.05 Keynote spotlight conversation

Saudi Arabia’s experience with and views on the development of the local and international Sukuk market

Abdullah F. BinZarah, Debt Management Office, Saudi Arabia

David Staples, Managing Director, Corporate Finance Group

11:25 Networking & Coffee Break

12:05 Three Presentations with a Focus on Saudi Arabia’s Financial Sector

Banking System & Islamic Finance (30 minutes)

Ashraf Madani, Vice President –Senior Analyst, EMEA Banking

Asset Management (15 minutes)

Vanessa Robert, Vice President –Senior Credit Officer, Funds and Asset Management

Insurance (15 minutes)

Mohammed Ali Londe, Assistant Vice President – Analyst, Insurance

13:05 Panel discussion on Corporate and Infrastructure Investment

Led by David Staples, Managing Director, Corporate Finance Group

Rehan Akbar, Vice President – Senior Credit Officer, Corporate Finance Group

Douglas Segars, Managing Director, Project & Infrastructure Finance

13:45 Conference Close & Networking Lunch

Speakers

No items found.

No items found.

For more information please contact Christopher de Ridder.