Conference calendar

Featured Event

ABS East 2015

Date:  16 - 18 September 2015
Venue: Miami, USA. 
Organiser: AFME/IMN

ABS East 2015 is one of the most important structured finance conferences, hosting a delegation of over 3,500 structured finance professionals annually. Of this total, more than 1,500 registrants represent a diverse cross section of issuers and investors in the ABS market.

The 2015 program will feature the following keynote panels:

> Common Securitization Platform and Single Security
> David Applegate, Chief Executive Officer, Common Securitization Solutions LLC
> Robert Fishman, Senior Associate Director, Federal Housing Finance Agency
> Mark D. Hanson, Senior Vice President Securitization, Freddie Mac
> Renee Schultz, Senior Vice President, Fannie Mae

> The Past, Present and Future of Housing Finance
> Edward J. DeMarco, Director, FHFA 2009-2014
> James B. Lockhart III, Director, OFHEO 2006-2009, FHFA 2008-2009
> Armando Falcon, Director, OFHEO 1999-2005

Register here.


Global Ethical Finance Forum

Date: 1 & 2 September 2015
Venue: Edinburgh, Scotland
Organiser: ME Global Advisors

Supported by the Scottish Government, GEFF is the very first ethical finance gathering of its kind that brings together leading players from the responsible investments industry on to one platform to spur collaboration and investment opportunities. Learn about the latest trends and future prospects for the entire spectrum of the ethical finance industry: Sustainable, Responsible & Impact Investing (SRI), Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) and Islamic finance. Participants include key regulators, government officials, institutional investors, asset managers, representatives of financial institutions and academics. 

IFLR India M&A Forum

Date: 10 September, 2015
Venue: Mumbai
Organiser: IFLR

International Financial Law Review is launching the IFLR India M&A Forum in Mumbai on September 10, 2015.

Following ambitious changes outlined in the recent Budget there will be a lot more interest in the India M&A market. However, there are still concerns surrounding how these changes will look in practice. The India M&A Forum will address these issues and give delegates the key know-how on developments and trends in transactions, regulatory and market practices.

**Free for in-house counsel and banking professionals**

For more information or to register your place you can view the full agenda here or please contact Sarah Wall at / +44 (0) 20 7779 ext: 8740

Arab IPO Summit

Date:14 – 17 September 2015
Venue: Taj Dubai, Dubai UAE
Organiser: UMS Group

The summit will connect capital markets, stock exchanges, investment banks, and top private companies in the Arab World to discuss the latest happenings in the Arab capital markets, the future of capital markets in the region and regulations on listing for issuers.

In order to fund long- term financing in the Arab markets it becomes imperative for the market to change its perception towards getting conventional investors from not just international but local and regional clients.


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Asia Pacific Structured Products & Derivatives conference

Date: 22 September, 2015
Venue: Grand Hyatt, Hong Kong
Organiser: SRP

The Asia-Pacific Structured Products & Derivatives conference will take place on 22nd September 2015 in Hong Kong. Leaders of the industry will fly to Hong Kong to share their expertise and discuss the major challenges with senior representatives from sell-side and buy-side companies.

This event is unique as our research has been conducted with buy-side clients – SRP holds the biggest collection of data in the region and has been building this for over 10 years. Globally recognised as the leader of structured products data (10+ million product, 50+markets worldwide) makes us the number one source of up-to date data knowledge globally and regionally.

For more information about the conference and the agenda, please click here

The 4th Indonesia Fixed Income and High Yield Bonds Forum 2015

Date: 22 September, 2015

Venue: Jakarta

Organiser: Euromoney Seminars

Euromoney Seminars is launching the 4th Indonesia Fixed Income and High Yield Bonds Forum 2015 on the 22nd September 2015 at the Grand Hyatt Jakarta.

This year has been new age for Indonesia's fixed income market with new regulations on hedging, leverage ratios and ratings requirements. Join us this September to take an in-depth look at the market developments and explore the opportunities and challenges in the Indonesian fixed income and high yield bonds market in 2015 and beyond.

Program highlights include:

 - Keynote address from the Ministry of Finance on Indonesia’s debt management strategy outlook.

 - Keynote address from Bank of Indonesia on how it plans to deepen the capital markets in Indonesia.

 - Outlook for Indonesia high yield issuance into 2016. 

 - The funding strategies for corporates under the tightening government regulations on foreign debt. 

 - Chasing yields - are Indonesia high yield bonds meeting or exceeding expectations? 

 - And much more…

For more information or to register your place you can view the full agenda here or please contact Ashley Li at

The Euromoney/ GlobalCapital Corporate Summit

Date:  28-29 September 2015
Venue: L'Hotel du Collectionneur, Paris, France
Organiser: Euromoney Conferences

Join us at the launch of the new Euromoney/GlobalCapital Corporate Summit on 28-29 September 2015 in Paris. Bringing together corporate financial executives, lenders and investors from the breadth of Europe and the length of the ratings scale, this event is designed to address the spectrum of financial and treasury challenges facing companies. Participants will hear from market leaders about the obstacles, innovations and opportunities in the new financing climate.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

  • Denis Beau, Director General of Operations, Banque de France
  • Chris Brauer, Founder of CAST and Director of Innovation, Goldsmiths, University of London

The Summit incorporates The Private Placement Forum, which will address the funding and investment opportunities each private placement market presents, and whether a homogenous, pan-European PP product makes sense.

We will cover a huge range of topics pertinent to corporate treasurers, CFOs and investors.

For more information and to apply for your invitation visit:

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RMC Europe 2015

Date:  28-29 September 2015
Venue: Intercontinental Hotel Geneva, Switzerland
Organiser: CBOE

Now in its 31st year in the US, the CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) is the premiere educational forum for institutional users of equity derivatives and volatility products to learn the latest products, trading strategies and tactics used to manage risk exposures and enhance yields.

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European M&A Forum

Date:  29 September 2015
Venue: Le Meridien Piccadilly Hotel, London
Organiser: IFLR

International Financial Law Review is launching the IFLR European M&A Forum in London on September 29, 2015.

The event will bring together in-house counsel from top European corporates (public and private) and UK and European-based banks to discuss the legal outlook for deal making across the continent. IFLR will discuss all of these topics in an interactive panel format to engage with the audience. This offers the opportunity for everyone to get involved on a range of subjects.

In-house counsel and banking professionals attend the event for free. The Forum offers seven CPD – and seven CLE (NY & CA) – points, and delegates get the opportunity to network with senior legal professionals over breakfast, lunch and two coffee breaks.

For more information or to register your place you can view the full agenda here or please contact Sarah Wall at / +44 (0) 20 7779 ext: 8740 and quote ‘dealogic’. 

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The Public Sector Financing Forum

Date: 30 September, 2015
Venue: Kempinski Hotel Frankfurt Gravenbruch
Organiser: Euromoney Conferences

Euromoney Conferences is delighted to announce the return of the Public Sector Financing Forum, which will take place on Wednesday 30 September in Frankfurt.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:
• Andreas Dombret, Member of the Executive Board, Deutsche Bundesbank
• Christophe Frankel, Chief Financial Officer, European Stability Mechanism

Join us to meet with 160 issuers, investors, regulators and bankers to debate the future of the SSA market. Almost all of the major SSA borrowers participated in last year’s inaugural event in Paris, including KfW, EIB, France, ADB, AfDB, Canada, European Union, IFC, Germany, IADB, Spain, UK, US Treasury, and the World Bank.

Against the backdrop of ongoing turmoil in the eurozone, this year’s event will address the impact of the ECB’s public sector purchase programme and ongoing regulatory pressures on SSA issuers, as well as assessing the wider trends in SSA issuance and looking at how investors, issuers and bankers alike have adapted to the new market dynamics.

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Structured Finance Conference 2015

Date: 15 October, 2015
Venue: Conrad Hotel, Hong Kong
Organiser: ASIFMA

This event brings together the structured finance community from across Asia and the world to meet with the regulatory community, network with issuers and investors, and participate in key policy discussions on ways to develop Asia’s securitization/covered bonds market. 

An excellent opportunity for discussion and networking among investors, issuers,  investment banks, accountants, underwriters/structurers, analytics firms, credit rating agencies, commercial banks, trustees and servicers, law firms, technology platform providers, service providers, consultants, regulators, and others in the structured finance community.

IMN's Investors' Conference on Marketplace Lending

Date: 29 October 2015
Venue: New York, New York
Organiser: IMN

Momentum continues to build for IMN's inaugural Investors' Conference on Marketplace lending: The First True Intersection of Institutional Investors and Marketplace Lenders. No other conference on marketplace lending held to date has featured so many major institutional investors in attendance, with large teams already confirmed to attend from investment heavyweights TIAA-CREF, AIG, Prudential, Loomis Sayles, BlackRock, New York Life, MetLife, Vanguard and Aegon. These investors will have unprecedented access to the largest, and most established platforms leading the industry such as Orchard, Funding Circle, LendingHome,, CircleBackLending, PeerIQ and Prosper.

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Investors' Conference on Marketplace Lending

31st Annual Futures & Options Expo (Expo)

Date:  3-5 November 2015
Venue: Hilton Chicago, Chicago IL
Organiser: FIA

FIA and SIFMA Asset Management Group will jointly host a comprehensive review of the most critical derivatives issues facing the buy-side. With international regulation of the derivatives markets heating up, new regulatory leadership in place and the one-year anniversary of mandatory swap trade execution approaching, challenges to trading in the global swaps markets remain.

Get more details here.

Corporate Debt Conference

Date: 4-5 November, 2015
Venue: GoodWood Park, Singapore

Trueventus, Corporate Debt Conference is a prestigious event bringing together issuers, borrowers, investor’s bankers and regulators to discuss the developments, challenges and opportunities in the Asian corporate debt market. This is a great platform for regulators and industry representatives to meet and discuss pertinent issues affecting the development of Asia’s debt markets.

• Mastering regulatory developments in Asian credit markets

• Identifying challenges issuers and borrowers face

• Exploring rating trends and credit enhancements

• Dealing with high interest rates.

• Analysing the future of local currency bond markets in Asia

• Capitalising on sukuk

• Learning debt recovery methods


SFIG/IMN's 2nd Annual Private Label RMBS Reform Symposium

Date: 12 November 2015
Venue: New York, New York
Organiser: ME Global Advisors

SFIG and IMN are proud to continue to build on our successful inaugural event which featured more than 300 of the private label mortgage market's most active investors, issuers, key regulators and service providers. This event will provide key updates on progress made in SFIG's RMBS 3.0 initiative, with a particular emphasis on reps and warranties standards, and deal manager framework. We will also continue to highlight other market restoring initiatives such as U.S. Treasury's Benchmark transaction, and to solicit candid feedback from conference participants on strategies for overcoming remaining obstacles. As a new addition this year, we will also focus on how these new standards will impact non-traditional areas of the mortgage markets such as non-QM, NPLs and RPLs, online and hard money lending.

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RMBS Reform Symposium

7th World Islamic Retail Banking Conference

Date: 17 - 18 November 2015
Venue: Dubai - UAE
Organiser: Fleming Gulf

17 - 18 November 2015 Dubai - UAE Fleming Gulf

Over 2 days, The 7th World Islamic Retail Banking Conference, will witness global industry leaders brainstorming, analyzing and exploring  all aspects of innovative, technically advanced and competitive strategies to provide customers smart Islamic retail banking experience.

Revolving around the central theme - Creating Smarter Banking”, this conference will gather global industry leaders brainstorming on the Annual CEO Roundtable, sharing their experience in focused spotlight speaker presentations, panel discussions, casestudies and much more.

Email us at OR Call us on +971 4609 1570 to request conference agenda featuring complete speaker panel, minute-by-minute agenda and list of all presentations.

12th Annual Syndicated Loans CCE Conference

Date: 18-19 November 2015
Venue: Vienna, Austria
Organiser: Euromoney Seminars

18-19 November 2015 Vienna - Austria 

Euromoney Seminars' 12th Annual Syndicated Loans CEE Conference is the landmark event for lenders and borrowers in Central and Eastern Europe, and will be returning to Vienna on 18th & 19th November. The event will offer unrivalled networking opportunities, an in depth look at the current situation in the market and the expectations for 2016. 

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Syndicated Loans CEE Conference

IMN's 13th Annual African Capital Markets Conference

Date:  26-27 November 2015
Venue: Cape Town, South Africa
Organiser: IMN

IMN's 13th Annual African Capital Markets Conference will return to Cape Town, South Africa on 26-27 November 2015. The programme will continue to look towards the future of African capital markets, with a particular focus on emerging markets in Sub-Saharan Africa. The event has been established as the premier annual forum for African sovereigns, corporates, local regulators, local and international investors, and financial service providers with interest in fostering the diversity of investment and funding options via local capital markets.

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. 

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African Capital Markets Conference

The Global African Investment Summit

Date:  1-2 December 2015
Venue: Central Hall Westminster, London, UK
Organiser: TGAIS


The Global African Investment Summit in London is a leading international platform, bringing high-level African government and investors to London to discuss investment opportunities into Africa.

The event is run in partnership with 6 African Heads of State, 30 Ministers from across Africa, 650 Private Sector Investors, Development Banks, Pension Funds, Sovereign Wealth Funds, Multilateral Investment bodies and 135 Pan African Project owners, and looking to drive long-term international foreign direct investment into African Power, Agriculture, Financial Services, Capital Markets, Oil and Gas and Critical Infrastructure projects.

The programme agenda will address ‘Transforming African Economies for Global Competitiveness’, covering the Natural Resources, Infrastructure and Power Sectors. New for 2015, sees the addition of dedicated sessions on Infrastructure, Real Estate and FMCG, a case study stream, and roundtable discussions addressing over 150 bankable projects.

Get more details here.

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 31 Aug 2015
1 JPMorgan 243,969.85 964 8.84%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 210,446.44 761 7.63%
3 Citi 205,935.79 792 7.47%
4 Barclays 203,416.66 665 7.37%
5 Deutsche Bank 169,399.16 717 6.14%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 01 Sep 2015
1 HSBC 32,368.00 126 7.61%
2 BNP Paribas 28,138.91 163 6.62%
3 Deutsche Bank 23,183.31 112 5.45%
4 JPMorgan 22,530.82 53 5.30%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 19,896.43 97 4.68%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 01 Sep 2015
1 Goldman Sachs 18,546.79 60 10.27%
2 UBS 18,071.09 62 10.01%
3 JPMorgan 14,894.81 76 8.25%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 14,330.10 59 7.94%
5 Morgan Stanley 13,773.06 64 7.63%