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Bonds, Loans & Derivatives Andes 2014 - Agenda

Day One: Tuesday 25th February 2014

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08.00 Registration and coffee
08.50 Chairman's opening remarks
David Rey,
Head of Corporate and Investment Banking, Colombia BBVA
Gabriel Bochi,
Managing Director, Head of Latin America Debt Capital Markets, BBVA

09.00 Keynote address: Prospects for growth in 2014 and Colombia's strategic position within Latin America and the global economic community
Mauricio Cardenas,
Minister of Finance, Ministry of Finance and Public Credit, Republic of Colombia

09.20 Keynote address: Creating and maintaining a sound regulatory framework for Colombia’s debt markets to flourish
Gerardo Hernandez,
President, Financial Superintendency, Ministry of Finance and Public Credit, Republic of Colombia
09.40 Keynote address: A platform to invest in Colombia's growth story: evaluating the role of the Colombian Stock Exchange
Juan Pablo Cordoba,
Chief Executive Officer, Bolsa de Valores de Colombia
10.00 Macro-economic overview: In which direction are global interest rates, inflation and commodity prices heading and what is the impact to the Andean economies?
Nader Nazmi,
Director and Senior Economist, Latin America Market Research, BNP Paribas
Leopoldo Avellan,
Regional Economic Advisor, Andean Region, Inter-American Development Bank
Luis Fernando Mejia,
Director of Macroeconomic Policy, Ministry of Finance and Public Credit, Republic of Colombia
Moderated by: Juan Pablo Espinosa, Head of Economic Research , Bancolombia
10.45 Coffee and networking
11.15 The Annual Sovereign Borrowers Roundtable Session: Financing strategies to support GDP growth and infrastructure development
Michel Janna Gandur,
Director General, Public Credit and National Treasury, Ministry of Finance and Public Credit, Republic of Colombia
Jose Olivares, Advisor, General Directorate of Debt and Public Treasury, Ministry of Economy and Finance, Republic of Peru
12.00 Is the emerging market fixed income party over? Where do investors plan to find value in emerging market bonds?
Jack Deino,
Head of Emerging Markets, Fixed Income, Invesco
Jose Martinez Sanguinetti, Chief Investment Officer, RIMAC Seguros
Moderated by: Maria Tapia, Senior Financial Officer, Financial Markets Division, Structured and Corporate Finance Department, Inter-American Development Bank
12.50 How can issuers achieve a higher credit rating? Does a higher rating mean better pricing?
Thomas Bailey,
Managing Director, Head of Ratings Advisory, Americas, BNP Paribas
13.15 Networking lunch
14.30 Chairman's opening remarks
Jose David Ortiz,
Managing Director, Corporate and Investment Banking Colombia, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ
14.35 Latin Powerhouse banks leading the charge - who is lending and where?
Juan Manuel Hernandez Forst,
Managing Director, Structured Finance, Investment Bank, Bancolombia
Alejandro Corzo, Head Investment Banking Division, Credicorp Capital Correval
Baruc Saez, Senior Vice President, Fixed Income, Head of Credit Markets, Itau BBA USA Securities
Moderated by: Alejandro Camino, Vice President, Corporate Finance, Interbank
15.20 What role are development banks and export credit agencies (ECAs) looking to play in Latin America’s project finance market?
Juan Jose Garcia, Head of Syndications, Latin America, International Finance Corporation
Beatriz Arbelaez, Vice President Finance, Bancoldex
Rodolfo Enrique Zea Navarro, Vice President, Finance, Findeter
Olga Lucia De Narvaez,
Senior Investment Officer, Inter-American Investment Corporation
Moderated by: Bas Rekvelt, Senior Investment Officer, FMO
16.00 Coffee and networking
16.30 The CFOs roundtable discussion: Evaluating financing strategies for the year ahead
Francis Pilkington, Chief Financial Officer, Grupo Gloria
Diana Rua, Chief Financial Officer, Empresas Publicas de Medellin
Ignacio Calle Cuartas, Chief Financial Officer, Grupo Sura
Felipe Castilla,
Chief Financial Officer, Empresa de Energia de Bogota
Juan Manuel Pardo,
Finance and Administration Officer, Emgesa
Moderated by: Andres Copete, Executive Director, Head of Andean Capital Markets, BBVA
17.30 Syndicated loans under the microscope – who’s lending and who is trading secondary paper?
Richard Cook, Managing Director, Syndicated Loans Capital Markets, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ
Eddy Lacayo,
Managing Director, Head of Corporate Lending, Latin America, BBVA
Sara Pirzada, Senior Vice President, Syndicated Finance, Mizuho Bank
Mario Espinosa,
Managing Director and Head of Loan Markets, Latin America, Citi Global Markets, Inc.
Moderated by: Monica Marcia, Head of Syndicated Loans, Americas, HSBC
18.15 Chairman's closing remarks followed by coctail reception hosted by HSBC


Day Two: Wednesday 26th February 2014

08.30 Registration and coffee
09.00 Chairman's opening remarks
Rodrigo Garcia de Leon, Vice President, Capital Financing, Latin America, HSBC
09.10 Boosting inter and intra-regional trading and attracting offshore investors to regional bond markets – the next stage of major development for Andean fixed income markets
Luis Aliste Esquivel, Chief Investment Officer, Chile, Santander Asset Management
Camilo Meza, Head of Internal Debt, Ministry of Finance and Public Credit, Republic of Colombia
Juan Sebastian Restrepo, Portfolio Manager, AFP Old Mutual - Skandia Colombia
Jorge Unda Rodriguez,
Chief Investment Officer, BBVA Bancomer Asset Management
Sebastian Cereceda Silva,
Vice President, Corporate Finance, LarrainVial
Luis Alarcon,
Head of Global Markets, BBVA
Moderated by: Janne Sevanto, Treasury Client Solutions, Latin America and Caribbean, International Finance Corporation
10.00 Defining and implementing a hedging policy: Step one to successfully securing cross-border financing
Alejandro Zuluaga,
Managing Director, Corporate Finance, Grupo Argos
Santiago Giraldo Lopez,
Chief Financial Officer and Business Development Manager, Ocensa
Alejandro Porras,
Corporate Director of Treasury, Ecopetrol
Ralph Cope, Derivatives expert, Bloomberg LP.
Rodrigo Placido,
Head of Corporate Sales and Structuring, Santander Group
Moderated by: John Sebastian Montoya Gomez, Head of Structure and Derivatives, Bancolombia
11.00 Coffee and networking
11.30 Assessing the infrastructure opportunities and project pipeline for the Andes in 2014
Luis Fernando Andrade Moreno, President, National Infrastructure Agency
Juan Jose Montoya Guerra
, Head of Project Finance Colombia, BBVA
Luis Fernando Perdigon, Chief Representative, SMBC
Moderated by: Margarita Oliva, International Partner, Chadbourne & Parke LLP
12.15 Infrastructure finance and investment: What infrastructure needs to be development and how is it going to be financed?
Miguel Toledo,
Principal Investment Officer, Head of Infrastructure, Andean Region, International Finance Corporation
Roland Estevez,
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
Juan Pablo Gallipoli,
Director, Debt Capital Markets, Capital Financing, Latin America, HSBC
Roland Lopez, Director Corporate Banking, Head Oil & Gas - Infrasestructura, Scotiabank Colombia S.A.
Juan Camilo Osorio Londono,
Chief Investment Officer, SURA Asset Management
Clemente del Valle, President, Financiera de Desarrollo Nacional
Moderated by: Carlos Fradique, Partner, Brigard & Urrutia
13.15 Preparing for a first time issuance and strategies to achieve the best pricing in debt capital markets
Felipe Errazuriz,
Senior Representative, Capital Markets Group, Latin America, Mitsubishi UFJ Securities
Surya Bhattacharjee,
Director, Debt Capital Markets, Latin America, BNP Paribas
Janne Sevanto, Treasury Client Solutions, Latin America and Caribbean, International Finance Corporation
Jorge Ramos,
Chief Executive Officer, Cofide
Moderated by:
Juan Cristobal Peralta Martin, Head of Capital Markets, Banco de Chile
14.00  Chairman's closing remarks