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About the event

AFME's 15th Annual Spanish Capital Markets Conference, is the annual meeting place for senior industry professionals, regulators and policymakers active in Spanish capital markets. The event content covers a wide range of fixed income (particularly securitisation) as well as other related topics such as equities, ESG, digital, and prudential topics, covering the Spanish, wider Iberian as well as EU and global 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 (expires 22nd February 2024)
AFME Member: €479+ VAT
Non-member: €649+ VAT

Regular registration fees
AFME member: €799 + VAT
Non-member: €979+ 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.

Partners

Partner
Associate Partners
Event Endorser
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 [email protected] for assistance.

Agenda

08:30
Registration and refreshments
09:00
Opening remarks
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09:15
Keynote address
Speaker:
Eva Maria Poptcheva,
Member, Vice Chair, European Parliament and Committee of Economic and Monetary Affairs
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09:45
Panel discussion: Changing State of Play in the Iberian Capital Markets
  • Emerging Geopolitical landscape
  • Higher rates – Impact on markets
  • Potential impact for upcoming EU elections
  • Strategic impact on Bond, Equities & Securitisation
Speaker:
Ángel Estrada,
Director General for Financial Stability, Regulation and Resolution, Bank of Spain
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10:30
Networking break
11:00
Panel discussion: Managing Risks and Opportunities in This New Environment
  • Evolving thinking around market liquidity, regulatory & operational risks
  • ESG market dynamics – sovereign & corporates
  • Changing dynamics of supply & demand on bond, equites & securitisation
  • Private credit outlook
Speaker:
Dr. Christian Thun,
Chief Executive Officer, European DataWarehouse
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11:45
Fireside chat
Speakers:
Adam Farkas,
Chief Executive Officer, AFME
Alejandra Kindelán,
Chair and CEO, Spanish Banking Association
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12:15
Networking lunch
13:15
Panel discussion: Iberian & EU Equity Markets Successes and Challenges
Track A
  • IPO & Secondary markets state of play – is Europe competitive globally?
  • Impact of MiFIR on liquidity and market participants, consolidated tape implications
  • Perspective of exchanges – large vs small cap considerations
  • Iberian investment in Latin America
Speakers:
Domingo Jose Garcia,
Head of Market Research, BME
Javier Ruiz del Pozo,
Director Secondary Markets Department, CNMV
Juan Manuel Vázquez García Reynoso,
Secretary of the International Committee and advisor of AEE, The Spanish Issuers Association
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Panel discussion: Iberian Fixed Income Markets
Track B
  • Increasing momentum in the retail bond market
  • The role of private credit
  • ESG – Green bonds issuance and expanding opportunities
  • The digital landscape – Evolution, opportunities and challenges
Moderator:
Reyes Bover,
Head of DCM Europe, BBVA
Speaker:
Mercedes Abascal Rojo,
Head of Funding and Debt Management, Spanish Treasury
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13:55
Panel discussion: Iberian NPL/RPL Markets
Track A
  • Bank provisioning vs. NPL ratio
  • Reforms to pre-insolvency regulations
  • EBA NPL reporting impact
  • Servicer M&A impact
Speaker:
Praneet Talukdar,
Head of Business Development and Portfolio Sales, Anticipa and Aliseda
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Panel discussion: Sustainable Finance Opportunities Metrics
Track B
  • Ratings providers perspectives
  • Investor & issuers respective obligations & constraints
  • Variants of green bonds, SLBs biodiversity and securitisation
Moderator:
Ángel Tejada,
Head of Sustainability Credit, BBVA
Speaker:
Carmen Muñoz,
Managing Director, Global Head of Resources, Sustainable Fitch
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14:35
Panel discussion: Securitisation Significant Risk Transfer
Track A
  • Evolution of Iberian market
  • Impact of STS regime
  • Economics for STD banks
  • Cash vs. synthetic
Speaker:
Cristina Triandafil,
Researcher, European Central Bank
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Panel discussion: Iberian Leveraged Finance and Private Credit Markets
Track B
  • Specific sustainable finance considerations
  • Growing impact of the private credit market
  • Regulatory reach into existing markets
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15:10
Networking break
15:40
Panel discussion: Impacts of Basel 3& 4 on Banks and Markets
Track A
  • Final EU Basel 3 framework
  • Emerging Basel 4 considerations for securitisation
  • Impact in banks prudential management
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Panel discussion: Iberian ESG Markets insights
Track B
  • Reconciling existing and new ESG discloser & reporting
  • Political perspectives on greenwashing
  • Key investment factors & allocation decisions
Speaker:
Carlos Pérez Dávila,
Partner, Capital Markets and Securitisation practice, Pérez-Llorca
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16:10
Keynote address
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16:35
Panel discussion: Impact of AI & DLT on the Iberian Markets
  • Evolution of digital securities, investor, and legal regulatory ecosystem
  • Blockchain market infrastructure development
  • Impact of AI on bonds, equities & securitisation research markets
Speaker:
Ana Puente Pérez,
Head of Sustainable and Digital Finance, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Business
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17:15
Closing remarks
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17:20
Networking drinks reception
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Keynote Speaker

Eva Maria Poptcheva

Member, Vice Chair, European Parliament and Committee of Economic and Monetary Affairs

Other Speakers

Adam Farkas

Chief Executive Officer, AFME

Alejandra Kindelán

Chair and CEO, Spanish Banking Association

Ana Puente Pérez

Head of Sustainable and Digital Finance, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Business

Ángel Estrada

Director General for Financial Stability, Regulation and Resolution, Bank of Spain

Carlos Pérez Dávila

Partner, Capital Markets and Securitisation practice, Pérez-Llorca

Carmen Muñoz

Managing Director, Global Head of Resources, Sustainable Fitch

Domingo Jose Garcia

Head of Market Research, BME

Dr. Christian Thun

Chief Executive Officer, European DataWarehouse

Javier Ruiz del Pozo

Director Secondary Markets Department, CNMV

Juan Manuel Vázquez García Reynoso

Secretary of the International Committee and advisor of AEE, The Spanish Issuers Association

Mercedes Abascal Rojo

Head of Funding and Debt Management, Spanish Treasury

Praneet Talukdar

Head of Business Development and Portfolio Sales, Anticipa and Aliseda