AFME's seminar "European High Yield: An Italian Perspectiveā€¯ took place on Thursday 17 November 2016 in Milan, Italy, hosted by AFME and Mediobanca.

Topics included:

  • Introduction to European high yield bonds: key trends and considerations
    Overview of European high yield 
    Market trends 
    Convenants and disclosure
  • Italian issuance in the European high yield market
    Overview of Italian issuance 
    Financing structures 
    Tax and regulatory considerations
  • First time high yield issuance - what to expect?
    Why high yield? 
    Issuance process 
  • New financing alternatives: private placement/unlisted high yield instruments?
    Growth of the private placement market 
    Key considerations 
    Pros and cons: loans vs.bonds

Who attended?

  • issuers
  • CFOs
  • private equity firms
  • investors
  • rating agencies
  • banks
  • law firms
  • other advisors

If you have any questions, or if you require any additional information about the seminar, please contact Joti Dhaliwal on +44 (0)20 3828 2679, or email