Conference calendar

Featured event

20th Annual ABS East Conference 

Date: 21 - 23 Sept 2014
Venue: The Fontainebleau Miami Beach 
Organiser: IMN 

The 2014 installment is one of the most important industry
conferences focused on the securitization market, hosting a
delegation of over 3,000 structured finance and securitization
professionals, including more than 1,000 issuers and investors.
ABS East 2014 will provide comprehensive coverage on the revival
and strengthening of the US securitization market, along with what
our markets should look like in the future, given the
importance of securitization to the real economy.



Options: Trading & Risk Management 

Date: 1-3 Sept 2014
Venue: London
Organiser: Euromoney Training

This three day workshop provides participants with a comprehensive and practical analysis of options – pricing, risk characteristics and risk management. The agenda also provides a practical focus on the varied applications of options in corporate exposure management, portfolio hedging and tactical asset allocation, trading and investment applications, and in the engineering of structured products.

The programme evaluates options from a number of different perspectives – from a trader or risk manager’s point of view, focusing on the dynamic risks of options and the implications for their management, as well as from a sales and end user perspective, to gain understanding of the many strategies in which options are used to efficiently manage risk or monetise specific views and expectations, or achieve specific objectives. 

CBOE Risk Management Conference Europe

Date: 3 - 5 Sept, 2014
Venue: Powerscourt Hotel, Ireland
Organiser: CBOE

Now in its 30th year in the US, the CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) is the premiere financial industry conference designed for institutional users of equity derivatives and volatility products.

Hosted by the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE), the CBOE RMC is an educational forum dedicated to exploring the latest products, trading strategies and tactics used to manage risk exposure and enhance yields. RMC brings together top traders, strategists and researchers, enabling participants to learn the state-of-the-art in investment risk management from true experts in the field.

CBOE Risk Management Conference 2014

Advanced Interest Rate Derivatives 

Date: 8-11 Sept 2014
Venue: Stockholm
Organiser: Euromoney Training

This is an advanced level programme that assumes that delegates will be familiar with basic concepts of derivatives and more specifically swaps markets. Whilst the programme agenda is not based upon detailed theoretical or mathematical approach does require basic mathematical fluency. This is your chance to learn about:

  • Pricing and valuation of advanced swap structures
  • Understanding theory and practice in swap pricing
  • Interest rate term structure modelling
  • Swap portfolio management
  • 2nd generation swaps and options
  • Interest rate linked structured products
  • Trading and risk management applications of swaps

The Kuwait Conference 2014

Date: 9 Sept 2014
Venue: JW Marriot, Kuwait City
Organiser: Euromoney Conferences

With the new cabinet sworn in and a series of new laws passed in the last few months, it looks as if Kuwait might finally be fulfilling some of its investment and financial potential. The KSE index is at a five year high and banks continue to be liquid and well-capitalised. But what will actually happen? Will the North Zour power project be replicated? Will KAC be privatised? Will the oil sector be open to greater foreign participation? These are all billion dollar questions and ones we will be asking at the 2014 Euromoney Kuwait Conference.

The 3rd Securitization Russia Conference

Date: 16 - 17 Sept 2014
Venue: Hotel Baltschug Kempinski, Moscow, Russia
Organiser: Euromoney Seminars

The 3rd Securitization Russia Conference will deliver an unmatchable networking opportunity, putting you face to face with the full spectrum of structured finance professionals. Meet and network with arrangers, investors, insurers, government officials, regulators, law firms, rating agencies and issuers, and learn how you can capitalize on new opportunities in the Russian market. Key features:

- Simultaneous translation English – Russian/ Официальные языки конференции – руcский и английский (с синхронным переводом).
- A comparison of European, Russian and US secularization markets: Current situation and outlook.
- New technologies and structures to finance non-mortgage assets.
- Meet with local and international investors. 

2nd Annual International Schuldshien Forum

Date: 18 - 19 Sept 2014

Venue: Radisson Blu, Frankfurt, Germany
Organiser: Euromoney Seminars

Building on the huge success of the inaugural International Schuldshien Forum last September, we are excited to bring you once again the only international event covering the Schuldshien market in-depth and up-to-date. 

Investors, issuers, arrangers, ratings agencies and lawyers will gather again in Frankfurt from all over Europe to find out more about this product and its internationalisation. 

Schuldshien Conference

Asia-Pacific Structured Products & Derivatives Conference 2014

Date: 17 September 2014
Venue: Excelsior Hotel, Hong Kong
Organiser: Structured Retail Products

The Asia-Pacific Structured Products & Derivatives Conference will bring together senior representatives from retail banks, insurance companies, investment banks, fund managers as well as law firms, regulatory bodies and independent investment advisors to discuss how to evolve the industry successfully.

10th Annual FIA Chicago Golf Outing

Date: 22 September 2014
Venue: Arrowfield Golf Club, Chicago
Organiser: FIA Chicago

FIA Chicago will be holding its 10th Annual Golf Outing to benefit the scholarship fund for children of division members. In addition, part of the proceeds raised from the event will help fund other activities and general operating expenses of FIA Chicago.

FIA Annual Futures & Options Expo

FIA/SFOA Bürgenstock: The Global Forum for Derivatives Markets

Date: 23-25 Sept 2014
Venue: Intercontinental Hotel, Geneva, Switzerland
Organiser: FIA

The Bürgenstock conference, now in its fourth decade, has a long history of attracting distinguished speakers and prominent names from the economic, academic and political worlds for high-level debate and discussion. We are grateful for the continued interest regulators have in participating in an international regulators meeting in conjunction with our event. Our sincere thanks to the Swiss State Secretariat for International Finance for organizing the agenda and chairing the meeting. We also would like to thank the Association of Futures Markets for helping us organize the Emerging Markets Fourm again this year alongside our conference. We are especially grateful for the support of our speakers, partners, sponsors and exhibitors in making this event both informative and enjoyable. Please check back for information about future programs.

The Euromoney/ECBC Covered Bond Congress

Date: 25 Sept 2014
Venue: Austria Center Vienna
Organiser: Euromoney/ECBC

The Euromoney / ECBC Covered Bond Congress is universally accepted as the meeting place for Covered Bond professionals. Save the date now for 2014’s installment! The Congress will take place on Thursday 25 September 2014 at the Austria Centre in Vienna, Austria.

2013's event brought together more than 1,000 market participants.

The Global African Investment Summit

Date: 20 - 21 Oct 2014
Venue: Savoy Hotel, London
Organiser: TGAIS

The inaugural Global African Investment Summit run in partnership with 4 African state houses is the only platform that brings together the public and private sectors to discuss specific transactions, access to finance, and over 30 bankable projects in Sub Saharan Africa requiring investment and technology transfer.

African Presidents will travel to the event with Finance ministers, sector specific ministers and CEOs from state owned enterprises to address and hear from the global financial markets, project implementers, consultants and law firms about co-financing and executing their most pressing projects in Agribusiness, Natural Resources, Power, and Critical Infrastructure.


4th China Derivatives Focus 2014

Date: 23 - 24 Oct 2014
Location: Shanghai, China
Organiser: CDMC

Join experts from futures companies, investment banks, commercial and policy banks, hedge funds, regulators and many more on October 23-24, 2014 in Shanghai, China.

Official Website for CDF2014: www.cdmc.org.cn
For Inquiries, please contact: Daisy Xu
Tel: +86 21 63931899 Ext: 2119
Email: daisyx@cdmc.org.cn

China Securitization Forum 2014

Date: 13-14 Nov 2014
Venue: Lujiazui Shanghai, China
Organiser: Oppland Media

Due to the success of the 1st China Securitization Congress and from the support of the Investment Association of China, we will be hosting the 2nd Annual China Securitization Forum on the 13th -14th November in Shanghai Lujiazui, China.

The 2nd Annual ABS Forum will gather regulators, banks, issuers, securities, trusts, institutional investors, law and accounting firms together to explore the development, challenges and opportunities of capitalizing on China's fledging asset securitization market.

For more information, please visit our official website: http://www.opplandcorp.com/abs/en/ or contact us on marketing@opplandcorp.com

IMN's 12th Annual African Capital Markets

Date: 13 - 14 November 2014
Venue: Cape Town, South Africa
Organiser: IMN

Serving as Africa's longest running and largest capital markets conference, the 2014 programme will continue to look towards the future of African capital markets, with a particular focus on emerging markets in Sub-Saharan Africa. 

Each year, the programme is carefully developed in consult with our Advisory Board members comprised of the premier thought-leaders in the South African and African Debt Capital Markets community. Join us in Cape Town as the African Capital Markets communities convene to explore and define the road ahead for the international debt capital markets.

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 22 Sep 2014
1 JPMorgan 245,573.31 962 7.86%
2 Barclays 229,517.77 790 7.35%
3 Deutsche Bank 224,537.95 889 7.19%
4 Citi 220,825.36 843 7.07%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 216,326.91 764 6.92%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 Sep 2014
1 BNP Paribas 39,978.97 156 0.00%
2 Barclays 26,780.35 97 0.00%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 25,896.26 102 0.00%
4 HSBC 24,429.87 139 0.00%
5 RBS 23,936.58 93 0.00%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 Sep 2014
1 JPMorgan 21,439.52 101 9.23%
2 Goldman Sachs 21,203.35 66 9.12%
3 Deutsche Bank 19,128.18 66 8.23%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 17,942.00 61 7.72%
5 UBS 17,925.48 70 7.71%