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About the event

AFME's 14th Annual Spanish Capital Markets Conference, is the annual meeting place for senior industry professionals, regulators and policymakers active in Spanish capital markets.

The conference promotes stable, competitive, sustainable financial markets that support Spain's economic growth and benefits society.

We aim to host a high-level constructive dialogue between our members, key regulators, and industry solutions providers to tackle the key challenges and discuss opportunities for growth in Spain.

Early-bird registration fees valid until 07 March 2023:
• AFME member: €379+ VAT
• Non-member: €549 + VAT

Regular registration fees:
• AFME member: €649 + VAT
• Non-member: €829 + VAT

Multi-booking discount:
• 10% off when booking 3 or more delegates at the same time
• 20% off when booking 5 or more delegates at the same time

Multi booking discounts can be applied at check out for group bookings.

Complimentary subject to verification:
• Investor: promo code INVESTOR
• Regulator: promo code REGULATOR
• Press: promo code PRESS

Note: Promo codes are case sensitive
Read AFME's Press Policy here.


Associate Partners
Media Partner

Who attends?

  • Leading Spanish and pan-European investment banks
  • National and continental regulators
  • Central banks
  • Investors
  • Issuers
  • Credit rating agencies
  • Law firms
  • Consultancy and advisory firms
  • Trade associations
  • Financial press

Why attend?

  • Meet over 150 senior level attendees
  • Build contacts in four hours dedicated to networking
  • Hear up to 30 industry expert speakers
  • Join the debate in six hours of content designed and driven by market participants
  • Showcase solutions at the event exhibition space

Registration enquiries

For registration enquiries, please contact Events on [email protected] for assistance.


Registration and refreshments
Opening remarks
Keynote address
Panel discussion: Spanish and International Strategic Perspectives on European Capital Markets
  • Economic responses to Ukraine, Covid and inflation
  • State of key EU Markets, ESG and digital regulatory initiatives
  • political outlook for remaining 2023-24 EU term
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Panel discussion: Securitisation and Fixed Income Market Issuer Viewpoints
  • State of Spanish market – securitisation, sovereigns, corporates and banks
  • Sovereign, corporate, bank and investor perspectives
  • Obstacles and solutions for securitisation market rebound
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Networking break
Panel Discussion: Spanish and EU Equity Primary and Secondary Markets
Track A
  • MiFID/MiFIR impact on market structure and liquidity
  • Spanish IPO markets and business investment
  • Motivating listings, private equity and venture capital investment
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Panel discussion: Spanish Debt Capital Markets
Track B
  • Secondary markets update
  • MiFIR - AFME/Finbourne corporate and
  • sovereign trading analysis
  • Investor and credit perspectives
  • Sovereign/DMO insights
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Networking lunch
Panel discussion: European NPL/RPL Markets
Track A
  • Use of securitisation for private sales
  • Alternative leverage solutions deployed as part of asset sale
  • State guarantees vs. private sales
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Panel discussion: ESG Ratings and Data
Track B
  • ESG data quality, availability and access
  • Disclosure and due diligence
  • Issuer and investor perspectives
  • Methodologies 3rd party verifications
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Panel discussion: Significant Risk Transfer
Track A
  • True sale vs. synthetic solutions
  • Impact of implementation of output floors
  • Headwinds for the product
  • Market dynamics
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Panel discussion: High Yield Issuers and Investors
Track B
  • EU and Spanish high yield bonds, market performance, benefits and risks
  • Alternatives: leveraged loans, direct lending, private credit, CLO opportunities
  • Outlook for the rest of 2023 and beyond
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Networking break
Panel discussion: Prudential
Track A
Panel discussion: Spanish and EU ESG Markets Perspectives
Track B
  • EU Green, social and sustainable bonds, green securitisation
  • Investor perspectives on greenwashing impact of
  • Ukraine events on ESG politics
  • ETS and voluntary carbon markets
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Keynote address
Panel discussion: Spanish and EU Digital Sandboxes – Progress and Challenges of Innovation
  • EU DLT pilot regime rollout & the Spanish experience with regulatory sandboxes
  • Global perspectives - how to ensure the stability of the financial system in the midst of rapid technological change
  • The significance of a Digital Euro & retail vs. wholesale CBDC for the capital markets industry
  • Impact on financial markets infrastructure & industry priorities for the digitisation of EU capital markets
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Closing remarks
Drinks reception