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About the event

AFME's 13th Annual Spanish Capital Markets Conference, in collaboration with AEB, 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 22 April 2022:
• 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.

To book your accommodation for the conference at Meliá Madrid Princesa please click here.

Partners

Lead Partner
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Associate Partners
Exhibitor
Media Partners

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 events@afme.eu for assistance.

Agenda

08:30
Registration and refreshments
09:00
Opening remarks
Speakers:
Juan Carlos Delrieu,
Director of Strategy and Sustainability, AEB
Rick Watson,
Managing Director, Head of Capital Markets, Membership & Events, Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME)
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09:15
Keynote address
Rodrigo Buenaventura,
Chairman, Spanish National Securities Market Commission (CNMV)
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09:45
Panel discussion: Trends in the Spanish Capital Markets, Sanctions & Policy
  • Spanish and European market insights, implications of sanctions
  • What are the main factors driving robust volumes of Spanish securitisation issuance?
  • Performance trends by asset type
  • Will the new mortgage risk weightings for banks motivate more RMBS issues?
  • Non-Performing Loans
  • Motivations for ESG and post-covid investment
Moderator:
Carlos Pérez Dávila,
Partner, Head of the Capital Markets and Securitisation practice, Pérez-Llorca
Speakers:
Daniela Francovicchio,
Head of Securitisation, European Investment Fund (EIF)
Greg O'Reilly,
Vice President – Senior Analyst, Moody’s Investors Service
Rob Ford,
Founding Partner, Portfolio Manager, TwentyFour Asset Management
Steve Gandy,
Global Head of PDM, Notes and Structuring, Santander Corporate and Investment Banking
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10:30
Panel discussion: The SRT and On Balance Sheet Securitisation
  • Why is SRT so important to Spanish banks?
  • What hurdles are they currently facing?
  • How can these be overcome?
  • What can we expect from the new consultation?
Moderator:
David Sánchez Rodriguez,
Securitisation Product Group - Europe, Santander Corporate and Investment Banking
Speakers:
Albert Ferreiro Castilla,
Head of Capital Solutions, Banco de Sabdell
Angelique Pieterse,
Senior Director Credit Risk Sharing Transactions, PGGM
Pablo Sinausía,
Policy Expert, European Banking Authority (EBA)
Timothy Cleary,
Partner, Clifford Chance
Vicente Cabañas Lejárraga,
On-site Inspector, Supervision General Directorate, Bank of Spain
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11:15
Networking break
11:45
Fireside chat
Speakers:
Adam Farkas,
CEO, Association of Financial Markets in Europe (AFME)
Alejandra Kindelán,
Chair & CEO, AEB
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12:15
Panel discussion: ESG with a focus on "E"
  • What the future holds for EU Green Bonds
  • ESG in the context of Securitisation
  • Disclosure obligations related to ESG across financing
  • How to tailor the EU GBS proposal to sovereign issuers
  • The concerns around Taxonomy-alignment and grandfathering for corporate issuers and financial firms
  • Increasing interest in carbon markets
Moderator:
Dr Christian Thun,
CEO, European DataWarehouse
Speakers:
Álvaro López,
Head of Funding and Debt Management, Spanish Treasury
Ángel Tejada,
Global Head of Green and Sustainable Bonds, BBVA
Borja Saez,
Co-Founder & CEO, Perfecta Energía
Matthew Mitchell,
Senior Director, Structured Finance, S&P Global Ratings
Philippe Laporte,
Chief Operating Officer, Unión de Créditos Inmobiliarios (UCI)
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13:00
Networking lunch
14:00
Panel discussion: Basel III rules
  • Why the new Basel rules will increase the cost of capital for banks, constraining lending
Moderator:
Pedro Cadarso,
Senior Advisor on Prudential and Supervisory Affairs, Spanish Banking Association (AEB)
Speakers:
Ana Rubio,
Head of Financial Regulation, BBVA
Federico Cornelli,
Head of EU Regulation and Advocacy, ABI
Gloria Hervás Ortega,
Public Policy Director, Banco Santander
Jonás Fernández,
Member of the European Parliament, Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D) European Parliament
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14:45
Panel discussion: Non-Performing Loans and Reperforming Loans: market update
  • New wave of NPLs/RPLs post COVID?
  • What are the differences between pre and post COVID NPLs? What has changed since 2015 in terms of Spanish NPLs?
  • Will the Securitisation market be an option for the new wave of NPL post COVID?
Moderator:
Daniela Francovicchio,
Head of Securitisation, European Investment Fund (EIF)
Speakers:
María Turbica Manrique,
Vice President, Senior Credit Officer, Moody's Investors Service
Pablo Perez,
Executive Director, J.P. Morgan
Praneet Talukdar,
Director of Portfolio Management, Anticipa
Sergio Serrano,
Singular Projects Director, Banco Sabadell
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Panel discussion: ESG with a focus on “S”
  • Upcoming social taxonomies
  • Corporate sustainability due diligence (new rules around human rights due diligence across the supply chain)
  • Social bonds – sustainability linked bonds
  • Social ratings methodologies and transparency
Moderator:
Carolina Callejon,
VP – Credit Ratings Legal, DBRS Morningstar
Speakers:
Andrea Gonzalez,
Deputy Director General, SpainSif
Angel Beltran,
Head of ESG DCM Solution, Banco Santander
Duncan McGowan,
Auxmoney Investments
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15:30
Panel discussion: Spanish Covered Bonds: new era?
  • Impact of Central Bank measures on covered bonds
  • Are Spanish covered bonds resilient to post-covid risks?
  • Following the new Spain’s covered bond law, what are the main changes affecting covered bonds. Are all positive?
  • Are issuers and investors ready for new Spanish cedulas?
  • Opportunities and challenges for sustainable covered bonds
Moderator:
Bill Thornhill,
Covered Bonds Editor, GlobalCapital
Speakers:
Agustín Martín Calmarza,
Head of European Credit Strategy, BBVA
Jordi Cabero Borrós,
Head of Credit Trading, Banco Santander
Juan David García,
Senior Director, Fitch Ratings
Luis Merino,
Head of Fixed Income and Balanced Funds, Santa Lucía Asset Management
Miguel García de Eulate,
Head of Treasury and Capital Markets, Caja Rural de Navarra
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Panel discussion: High Yield Panel
  • High Yield bond market performance to date and industries to watch
  • Alternatives: leveraged loans, direct lending, Spanish commercial paper programs
  • The issuer perspective: first-hand experiences with High Yield bonds, the benefits and downsides of High Yield bonds vs other financings
  • Outlook for the rest of 2021 and beyond
Moderator:
Haden Henderson,
Partner, Baker McKenzie
Speakers:
Ben Wilkinson,
Partner, Baker McKenzie
Carles Jou,
Managing Director (Leveraged Finance), Goldman Sachs
Gordon Kerr,
Head of European Research, Kroll Bond Rating Agency Europe
Luis Leniz,
Corporate and Investment Banking, BBVA
María José Leal de Carlos,
CFO, Aedas Homes
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16:15
Networking break
16:35
Keynote address: The Spanish financial sector: short & medium term risks
Speaker:
Ángel Estrada,
Director General, Financial Stability, Regulation and Resolution, Banco de España (Bank of Spain)
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17:05
Panel discussion: CMU: do we have the right priorities and strategy to promote deep and liquid capital markets in the EU?
  • How to promote vibrant equity and fixed income markets
  • Integrating EU market infrastructure
  • The EU listings review - an opportunity to make the EU more attractive?
  • Supporting long-term investment and expanding investor participation
Moderator:
Pablo Portugal,
Managing Director, Advocacy, Association of Financial Markets in Europe (AFME)
Speakers:
Ana Puente Pérez,
Head of Securities Markets and Financial Instruments Legislation, Spanish Treasury. Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation
David Wright,
Chair, Eurofi
Gonzalo Gómez Retuerto,
Head Fixed Income and MARF, Grupo BME
Juan Manuel Vázquez García Reynoso,
Legal Advisor, Asociación de Emisores Españoles
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17:50
Closing remarks
Speakers:
Juan Carlos Delrieu,
Director of Strategy and Sustainability, AEB
Shaun Baddeley,
Managing Director, Head of Securitisation Division, The Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME)
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18:00
Drinks reception
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Keynote Speakers

Ángel Estrada

Director General, Financial Stability, Regulation and Resolution, Banco de España (Bank of Spain)

Rodrigo Buenaventura

Chairman, Spanish National Securities Market Commission (CNMV)

Other Speakers

Adam Farkas

CEO, Association of Financial Markets in Europe (AFME)

Agustín Martín Calmarza

Head of European Credit Strategy, BBVA

Albert Ferreiro Castilla

Head of Capital Solutions, Banco de Sabdell

Alejandra Kindelán

Chair & CEO, AEB

Alexandre Linden

Managing Director, BNP Paribas

Álvaro López

Head of Funding and Debt Management, Spanish Treasury

Ana Puente Pérez

Head of Securities Markets and Financial Instruments Legislation, Spanish Treasury.

Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation

Ana Rubio

Head of Financial Regulation, BBVA

Ángel Tejada

Global Head of Green and Sustainable Bonds, BBVA

Angelique Pieterse

Senior Director Credit Risk Sharing Transactions, PGGM

Ben Wilkinson

Partner, Baker McKenzie

Bill Thornhill

Covered Bonds Editor, GlobalCapital

Carles Jou

Managing Director (Leveraged Finance), Goldman Sachs

Carlos Pérez Dávila

Partner, Head of the Capital Markets and Securitisation practice, Pérez-Llorca

Carolina Callejon

VP – Credit Ratings Legal, DBRS Morningstar

Daniela Francovicchio

Head of Securitisation, European Investment Fund (EIF)

David Sánchez Rodriguez

Securitisation Product Group - Europe, Santander Corporate and Investment Banking

David Wright

Chair, Eurofi

Dr Christian Thun

CEO, European DataWarehouse

Duncan McGowan

Auxmoney Investments

Gonzalo Gómez Retuerto

Head Fixed Income and MARF, Grupo BME

Haden Henderson

Partner, Baker McKenzie

Jonás Fernández

Member of the European Parliament, Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D)

European Parliament

Jordi Cabero Borrós

Head of Credit Trading, Banco Santander

Juan Carlos Delrieu

Director of Strategy and Sustainability, AEB

Juan David García

Senior Director, Fitch Ratings

Juan Manuel Vázquez García Reynoso

Legal Advisor, Asociación de Emisores Españoles

María Turbica Manrique

Vice President, Senior Credit Officer, Moody's Investors Service

Matthew Mitchell

Senior Director, Structured Finance, S&P Global Ratings

Miguel García de Eulate

Head of Treasury and Capital Markets, Caja Rural de Navarra

Pablo de Ramón-Laca Clausen

Director General - Spanish Treasury, General Secretarriat of the Treasury and International Finance

Pablo Sinausía

Policy Expert, European Banking Authority (EBA)

Pedro Cadarso

Senior Advisor on Prudential and Supervisory Affairs, Spanish Banking Association (AEB)

Philippe Laporte

Chief Operating Officer, Unión de Créditos Inmobiliarios (UCI)

Rob Ford

Founding Partner, Portfolio Manager, TwentyFour Asset Management

Sergio Serrano

Singular Projects Director, Banco Sabadell

Shaun Baddeley

Managing Director, Head of Securitisation Division, The Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME)

Steve Gandy

Global Head of PDM, Notes and Structuring, Santander Corporate and Investment Banking

Timothy Cleary

Partner, Clifford Chance

Vicente Cabañas Lejárraga

On-site Inspector, Supervision General Directorate, Bank of Spain