5th Annual Covered Bonds Market Conference | afme

5th Annual Covered Bonds Market Conference

A safe harbour in times of volatility

01 Dec 2017 Hotel de Rome, Berlin

Agenda

08:30

Registration and refreshments

09:00

Welcome and introduction
Jens Tolckmitt, Chief Executive, vdp
Victoria Webster, Director, Fixed Income, AFME

09:05

Keynote address: Harmonisation of European covered bond frameworks

  • European Commission position and considerations
  • what are the objectives of an EU framework?
  • possible elements and structure of the coming proposals

Keynote speaker:
Didier Millerot, Head of Unit, Banks and Financial Conglomerates DG FISMA, European Commission

Introduction: 
Victoria Webster, Director, Fixed Income, AFME
09:25

Panel discussion: Defining the new normal in harmonisation

  • will harmonisation lead to dilution of existing credit quality?
  • will existing frameworks need adjustment to bring them into line with a future directive?
  • are disclosure requirements likely to stand up to scrutiny?

Moderator:
Bill Thornhill, Editor, The Cover

Panellists:
Olivier Avis, Chief Executive Officer, Compagnie de Financement Foncier
Jens Krenchel, Executive Director, Head of Brussels Office, FinanceDenmark
Didier Millerot
, Head of Unit, Banks and Financial Conglomerates DG FISMA, European Commission
Johannes Rudolph,
Global Head Covered Bonds and SSA Bonds, ING Bank
Jens Tolckmitt, Chief Executive, vdp

10:10

Expert address: New coalition in Germany – furthering Europe?

Speaker:
Andreas Kluth, Editor-in-Chief, Handelsblatt Global

Introduction:
Victoria Webster,
Director, Fixed Income, AFME

10:30

Networking break

11:00

Panel discussion: Covered bond issuer and investor trends

  • CBPPIII tapering – something to bear in mind?
  • covered bond structures - gaining traction?
  • any new regulation in the driving seat?

Moderator:
Neil Day, Managing Editor, The Covered Bond Report

Panellists:
Casper Rahbek Andersen, Director, European Covered Bond Ratings/Structured Finance, S&P Global Ratings
Piotr Cyburt,
Chief Executive Officer, mBank Hipoteczny
Tobias Engel,
Head of Markets, Aareal Bank 
Florian Hillenbrand,
Director, Portfolio Manager, UniCredit Bank
Bernhard Zahel
, Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income, Deutsche Asset Management

11.45

Expert address: Creative Disruption - a trilogy

  • disruption in technology, politics and capital markets
  • major trends and their implications on capital markets
  • what this means for monetary policy and treasury yields

Speaker:
Hans-Jörg Naumer, Global Head of Capital Markets and Thematic Research, Allianz Global Investors

Introduction:
Richard Hopkin, Managing Director, Head of Fixed Income Capital Markets, AFME

12:05

Panel discussion: Market forecasts 2018 – gazing into the crystal covered ball

  • focus primary markets - funding needs revisited
  • focus secondary markets - spread widening at last?
  • what are the upsides and downsides for market development?

Moderator:
Thomas Cohrs, Managing Director, Head of Syndicate and Origination FI/SSA, NORD/LB

Panellists
Ralf Berninger, Head of Investor Relations, SFIL 
Eivind Hegelstad, Chief Financial Officer, Sparebank1 Boligkreditt
Jürgen Klebe,
Senior Director Funding and Investor Relations, Deutsche Hypo
Jonas Klink, Co-Head FIG Trading, Santander

12:50

Closing remarks

Speaker:
Richard Hopkin, Managing Director, Head of Fixed Income Capital Markets, AFME

13:00

Networking lunch

14.00

Close of conference