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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.

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

Partners
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
Moderator:
Rick Watson,
Managing Director, Head of Capital Markets Membership and Events, AFME
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09:05
Keynote address
Building the Capital Markets Union in the EU: now or never
Speaker:
Eva Maria Poptcheva,
Member, Vice Chair, European Parliament and Committee of Economic and Monetary Affairs
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09:35
Panel discussion: Changing State of Play in the Spanish Capital Markets
  • Emerging Geopolitical landscape
  • Higher rates – Impact on markets
  • Potential impact for upcoming EU elections
  • Macro impact on Bond, Equities & Securitisation
Moderator:
Rick Watson,
Managing Director, Head of Capital Markets Membership and Events, AFME
Speakers:
Ana Munera,
Head of Global Markets Strategy, BBVA
Ángel Estrada,
Director General for Financial Stability, Regulation and Resolution, Bank of Spain
Fabian Huttner,
Spanish Representative, Deutsche Bundesbank
Pedro Castro,
Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Santander Consumer Finance
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10:15
Networking break
10:40
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
Moderator:
Caroline Liesegang,
Head of Prudential Regulation, Sustainable Finance and Research, AFME
Speakers:
Dr. Christian Thun,
Chief Executive Officer, European DataWarehouse
Francesco Dissera,
Managing Director, Head of SFABS, Alantra
Manuel Perez Cuchet,
Global Head of Infrastructure & Energy, Santander Alternative Investments
Pedro Santamaria,
Head of Iberia DCM, HSBC
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11:20
Panel discussion: Spanish Fixed Income Markets
  • 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
Speakers:
Jose Ortiz,
Senior Vice President, Pricoa
Luis Merino,
Head of Fixed Income, Santalucía
Mercedes Abascal Rojo,
Head of Funding and Debt Management, Spanish Treasury
Tomás Gallego Arjiz,
Financial Director, Redeia
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11:55
Fireside chat
Moderator:
Caroline Liesegang,
Head of Prudential Regulation, Sustainable Finance and Research, AFME
Speakers:
Adam Farkas,
Chief Executive Officer, AFME
Alejandra Kindelán,
Chair and CEO, Spanish Banking Association
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12:25
Networking lunch
13:25
Panel discussion: Spanish & 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
  • Investment in Latin America
Moderator:
Rick Watson,
Managing Director, Head of Capital Markets Membership and Events, AFME
Speakers:
Carl Magnus Magnusson,
Economist, Financial Economics, OECD
Domingo Garcia Coto,
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: Impacts of Basel 3 & 4 on Banks and Markets
Track B
  • Final EU Basel 3 framework
  • Emerging Basel 4 considerations for securitisation
  • Impact in banks prudential management
Moderator:
Ben Meggeson,
News Desk Manager, European financials, S&P Global Market Intelligence
Speakers:
Ana Rubio González,
Head of Financial Regulation, BBVA
Caroline Liesegang,
Head of Prudential Regulation, Sustainable Finance and Research, AFME
Daniel Pérez Cid,
Director Regulation Department, DG Financial Stability, Regulation and Resolution, Banco de España
Isabel Paternain,
Public Policy Manager – Head of Prudential Regulation, Banco Santander
Sergio Escobedo Carrillo,
Deputy Head of Financial Regulation, Spanish Treasury
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14:05
Panel discussion: Spanish NPL/RPL Markets
Track A
  • Bank provisioning vs. NPL ratio
  • Reforms to pre-insolvency regulations
  • EBA NPL reporting impact
  • Servicer M&A impact
  • CRA approach to each product
Moderator:
Shaun Baddeley,
Managing Director, Head of Securitisation Division, AFME
Speakers:
Alberto Cruces de la Rosa,
Vice President, European NPL Ratings, Morningstar DBRS
Francesco Dissera,
Managing Director, Head of SFABS, Alantra
Jesús Medina,
Head of Financing Coverage, Deutsche Bank
Praneet Talukdar,
Head of Business Development and Portfolio Sales, Anticipa and Aliseda
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Panel discussion: Spanish ESG Market Insights: challenges and opportunities
Track B
  • Ratings providers perspectives
  • Investor & issuers respective obligations & constraints
  • Variants of green bonds, SLBs biodiversity and securitisation
Moderator:
Patricia Cuenllas,
Credit ESG, BBVA
Speakers:
Argi Sampedro,
ESG Policy and Regulatory Strategist ESG, Neuberger Berman
Carlos Pérez Dávila,
Partner, Capital Markets and Securitisation practice, Pérez-Llorca
Carmen Muñoz,
Managing Director, Global Head of Resources, Sustainable Fitch
Ignacio Real de Asúa,
Director of Capital Markets and Financial Risk Management, Iberdrola
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14:45
Panel discussion: Securitisation Significant Risk Transfer
Track A
  • Evolution of the Spanish market
  • Impact of STS regime
  • Economics for STD banks
  • Cash vs. synthetic
Moderator:
Shaun Baddeley,
Managing Director, Head of Securitisation Division, AFME
Speakers:
Cristina Triandafil,
Researcher, European Central Bank
David Sanchez,
Managing Director, Global Asset Desk, Banco Santander S.A
Dean Atkins,
Managing Director, Head of 400CM Europe
Juan Carlos Martorell Humbert,
Consultant in Securitisation and Risk Transfer, Munichre
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Panel discussion: Spanish Leveraged Finance and Private Credit Markets
Track B
  • Specific sustainable finance considerations
  • Growing impact of the private credit market
  • Regulatory reach into existing markets
  • Current state of play
Moderator:
Drew Rundus,
Partner, Clifford Chance
Speakers:
Jose Perez-Gorozpe,
Head of Credit Research Emerging Markets, S&P Global Ratings
Leticia Ruenes,
Managing Director, Head of Spain, Pemberton
María José Leal de Carlos,
Chief Financial Director, AEDAS Homes
Milan Mijatovic,
Executive Director, Leveraged Finance Capital Markets, Santander
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15:20
Networking break
15:45
Keynote Address
The road ahead for the Spanish and European markets
Speaker:
Victor Rodríguez Quejido,
General Director of Policy and International Affairs, CNMV
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16:15
How to foster resilience and competitiveness of financial sector through regulatory measures: Keynote address
Speaker:
Carla Álvarez de Toledo,
Director General of Treasury and Financial Policy
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16:45
Panel discussion: Impact of AI & DLT on the Spanish Markets
  • Evolution of digital securities, investor, and legal regulatory ecosystem
  • Blockchain market infrastructure development
  • Impact of AI on bonds, equities & securitisation research markets
Moderator:
Victoria Webster,
Managing Director, Fixed Income, AFME
Speakers:
Alexander Tollast,
Counsel, Clifford Chance
Ana Puente Pérez,
Head of Sustainable and Digital Finance, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Business
Pablo Portugal,
Senior Public Affairs Director, Euroclear
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17:25
Closing remarks
Moderator:
Rick Watson,
Managing Director, Head of Capital Markets Membership and Events, AFME
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17:30
Networking drinks reception
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Keynote Speakers

Carla Álvarez de Toledo

Director General of Treasury and Financial Policy

Eva Maria Poptcheva

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

Victor Rodríguez Quejido

General Director of Policy and International Affairs, CNMV

Other Speakers

Adam Farkas

Chief Executive Officer, AFME

Alejandra Kindelán

Chair and CEO, Spanish Banking Association

Alexander Tollast

Counsel, Clifford Chance

Ana Puente Pérez

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

Ana Rubio González

Head of Financial Regulation, BBVA

Ángel Estrada

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

Ben Meggeson

News Desk Manager, European financials, S&P Global Market Intelligence

Carl Magnus Magnusson

Economist, Financial Economics, OECD

Carlos Pérez Dávila

Partner, Capital Markets and Securitisation practice, Pérez-Llorca

Carmen Muñoz

Managing Director, Global Head of Resources, Sustainable Fitch

Caroline Liesegang

Head of Prudential Regulation, Sustainable Finance and Research, AFME

Daniel Pérez Cid

Director Regulation Department, DG Financial Stability, Regulation and Resolution, Banco de España

David Sanchez

Managing Director, Global Asset Desk, Banco Santander S.A

Dean Atkins

Managing Director, Head of 400CM Europe

Domingo Garcia Coto

Head of Market Research, BME

Dr. Christian Thun

Chief Executive Officer, European DataWarehouse

Drew Rundus

Partner, Clifford Chance

Fabian Huttner

Spanish Representative, Deutsche Bundesbank

Francesco Dissera

Managing Director, Head of SFABS, Alantra

Isabel Paternain

Public Policy Manager – Head of Prudential Regulation, Banco Santander

Javier Ruiz del Pozo

Director Secondary Markets Department, CNMV

Jose Ortiz

Senior Vice President, Pricoa

Jose Perez-Gorozpe

Head of Credit Research Emerging Markets, S&P Global Ratings

Juan Manuel Vázquez García Reynoso

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

Leticia Ruenes

Managing Director, Head of Spain, Pemberton

Manuel Perez Cuchet

Global Head of Infrastructure & Energy, Santander Alternative Investments

Mercedes Abascal Rojo

Head of Funding and Debt Management, Spanish Treasury

Milan Mijatovic

Executive Director, Leveraged Finance Capital Markets, Santander

Pablo Portugal

Senior Public Affairs Director, Euroclear

Patricia Cuenllas

Credit ESG, BBVA

Pedro Castro

Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Santander Consumer Finance

Pedro Santamaria

Head of Iberia DCM, HSBC

Praneet Talukdar

Head of Business Development and Portfolio Sales, Anticipa and Aliseda

Rick Watson

Managing Director, Head of Capital Markets Membership and Events, AFME

Sergio Escobedo Carrillo

Deputy Head of Financial Regulation, Spanish Treasury

Shaun Baddeley

Managing Director, Head of Securitisation Division, AFME

Tomás Gallego Arjiz

Financial Director, Redeia

Victoria Webster

Managing Director, Fixed Income, AFME