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Where next for Asia's corporate credit?

The inaugural Summit will give you a deeper insight into increasing Asia's credit differentiation between regions and corporate sectors. In one day you will get a complete picture of key growth and credit risk drivers from prominent investors, issuers and top Moody's analysts.

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Agenda

08.00Pre-Conference interactive workshop – 50 min

Covenants: Asian high-yield bond covenants

  • Overview of a typical Asian HY-bond package
  • How Asian covenants are getting weaker – pitfalls for investors
  • How disclosure standards differ from North American bonds

Jake  Avayou, Vice President - Senior Covenant Officer, Corporate Finance Group

08.30Registration & Coffee  

09.00Opening Remarks

Brian Cahill,  Managing Director, Corporate Finance for Asia and ESG  

09.10Big Picture Presentation

Key drivers shaping corporate credit in Asia

  • What growth prospects  for trade-reliant Asia in a polarised world?
  • What policy choices  will shape Asia’s credit?
  • Demographic dividend, demographic tax: Who is best prepared to face generational changes?

Marie Diron, Managing Director, Sovereign Risk Group  

09.25Keynote Spotlight  Conversation   

Guest speaker to  be announced

10.05Market View Panel

Investor  and issuer perspective on market access and dynamics

Led by Laura Acres, Managing Director, Corporate Finance Group

Neeraj Seth, Head of Asian Credit, Blackrock

John Riady, CEO, Lippo Karawaci

Abhishek Thaker, Head – Ratings Advisory, Standard Chartered Bank

10.45Networking & Coffee Break

11.10Presentation on High Yield  

High yield trends and risks to watch in 2020   

  • Gauging credit risk  with Moody’s proprietary indicators
  • Refinancing needs in an  uncertain global environment
  • Increasing ESG concerns  may lead to funding uncertainty for HY commodity companies
  • Behind weakening  covenant scores in Asia

Co-Presented by:

Annalisa Di Chiara, Vice President – Senior Credit Officer, Corporate Finance Group

Jake Avayou, Vice President – Senior Covenant Officer, Corporate Finance Group

11.50Panel on ESG  

ESG in practice: Investment risks and policy  pressures  

Led by Brian Cahill, Managing Director, Corporate Finance for Asia and ESG  

Marie Diron, Managing Director, Sovereign Risk Group  

Guest speakers to  be announced    

12.30 Lunch  

Agenda

08.00Pre-Conference interactive workshop – 50 min

Covenants: Asian high-yield bond covenants

Jake  Avayou, Vice President - Senior Covenant Officer, Corporate Finance Group

08.30Registration & Coffee  

09.00Opening Remarks

Brian Cahill,  Managing Director, Corporate Finance for Asia and ESG  

09.10Big Picture Presentation

Key drivers shaping corporate credit in Asia

Marie Diron, Managing Director, Sovereign Risk Group  

09.25Keynote Spotlight  Conversation   

Guest speaker to  be announced

10.05Market View Panel

Investor  and issuer perspective on market access and dynamics

Led by Laura Acres, Managing Director, Corporate Finance Group

Neeraj Seth, Head of Asian Credit, Blackrock

John Riady, CEO, Lippo Karawaci

Abhishek Thaker, Head – Ratings Advisory, Standard Chartered Bank

10.45Networking & Coffee Break

11.10Presentation on High Yield  

High yield trends and risks to watch in 2020   

Co-Presented by:

Annalisa Di Chiara, Vice President – Senior Credit Officer, Corporate Finance Group

Jake Avayou, Vice President – Senior Covenant Officer, Corporate Finance Group

11.50Panel on ESG  

ESG in practice: Investment risks and policy  pressures  

Led by Brian Cahill, Managing Director, Corporate Finance for Asia and ESG  

Marie Diron, Managing Director, Sovereign Risk Group  

Guest speakers to  be announced    

12.30 Lunch  

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Contact Information

If you have any questions, please contact:

Veronica.George@moodys.com