Conference calendar

SFIG & IMN's ABS Vegas 2016

Date: 28th February - 2nd March 2016
Venue: Aria Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, NV
Organiser: SFIG & IMN

SFIG and IMN are excited to once again co-host the largest capital markets conference in the world! The ABS Vegas 2016 program is developed by leaders within the structured finance industry representing the full spectrum of industry participants including investors, issuers, financial intermediaries, regulators, law firms, accounting firms, technology firms, rating agencies, servicers and trustees.

Topics to be covered range from the more traditional ABS asset classes including autos, credit cards and student loans, to the more esoteric and high growth sectors such as CLOs, solar, REO to Rental and online lending. 

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The Central & Eastern European Forum 2016

Date: 19-20 January 2016
Venue: Hilton, Vienna
Organiser: Conferences Euromoney

2016 will be the 21st instalment of this popular annual event that brings together the elite of the region to set the financial agenda for the CEE economies for the year ahead.

Despite, or perhaps because of the extensive number of external factors affecting the region at the start of 2015 this year’s conference was well attended and particularly interesting. It gathered over 1100 delegates from over 45 different countries worldwide. The 2016 event promises to be even bigger.

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IFLR India Capital Markets Forum 2016

Date: 21 January 2016
Venue: The Four Seasons Hotel, Mumbai
Organiser: IFLR 

Having surpassed China as the fastest growing economy in the world, India is well placed for an abundance of opportunities in its securities markets. The fifth annual India Capital Markets Forum will explore the different avenues and trends that leading stakeholders are exploring to achieve growth in such an environment.

Attracting over 250 delegates last year, the Forum will bring together leading practitioners from banks, corporates and top international and local law firms to discuss the vital issues for raising capital in 2016 in an interactive panel session format.

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Structured Finance & Asset Backed Securitization China 2016

Date: 21 January, 2016
Venue: Shanghai, China

Structured Finance & Asset Backed Securitization China 2016 will be held by in January 2016 in Shanghai, China.It will gather over 200 executives from China's commercial banks, insurance companies, investment banks, trusts, securities and PEs.

You can find more information on the conference webpage

The 13th Annual Europe Structured Products & Derivatives Conference

Date: 11-12 Feburary
Venue: London, UK
Organiser: SRP

The 13th Annual Europe Structured Products & Derivatives conference will take place on 11-12 February in London.

With over 300 decision makers expected in attendance, and a programme running over two days, the conference is a must go event for representatives from both buy-side and sell-side to network and engage into active debate.

The conference is preceded by a day-long training course (CPD accredited) on structured products, how they are created and how they are best used. The course provides essential education for IFA's, regulators, sales and in-house legal teams, marketing professionals, compliance and risk experts, newcomers to the industry, and graduate hires.

The Netherlands Conference

Date: 09 March 2016

Venue: Amsterdam
Organiser: Euromoney Conferences

Join us in Amsterdam this March for the first Euromoney Netherlands Conference. Can the export-driven economy survive an emerging market slowdown and overall sluggish global growth? And how will European and international financial regulatory changes impact the strength of the Netherlands’ financial centre? Gather with senior policymakers, issuers and institutional investors to discuss the important issues, challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. To apply for a place or for more information please visit:

9th Annual Global Covered Bonds Conference 

Date: 14 March, 2016

Venue: London, UK
Organiser: IMN

Building on the success of our 2015 programme, IMN is proud to announce the 9th Annual Global Covered Bonds Conference: Exploring New Frontiers will take place March 14, 2016, in London. This event will herald the first substantial gathering of the covered bonds industry in 2016 with more than 600 professionals expected to attend. The conference will broaden its focus to a truly global perspective, by identifying and analysing the newest emerging markets for the covered bonds product.

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15th Annual Investors' Conference on Equipment Finance 

Date: 22 March, 2016

Venue: The Union League Club, New York, NY
Organiser: IMN

Now in its fifteenth year, IMN, along with the Equipment Leasing & Finance Association (ELFA), will host the Annual Investors' Conference on Equipment Finance on March 22, 2016 in New York City. This one day event focuses on educating investors and equipment finance companies about the latest industry trends and developments. As many companies broaden their focus to include all kinds of equipment finance and related services that present strong opportunities for sustained growth, there has never been a better time to hear from expert speakers in the equipment finance sector.

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Engima CG’s Global Cards & Payments Excellence 2016

Date: 24 - 25 March, 2016
Venue: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Organiser: Enigma CG

Engima CG’s Global Cards & Payments Excellence 2016 is an exclusive platform for the banking, payments & retail industry wherein the stalwarts of the industry from across the globe will gather under one roof to discuss & deliberate on the challenges & opportunities in the sector. The conference spanning over a course of two days will witness power-packed presentations, thought-provoking round table discussions, informative panel discussions, rapid fire shark tank session (where the industry vendors will be given a chance to talk/introduce their upcoming technology & launch/showcase it to the audience) and Q&A sessions.

3rd Annual Investors' Conference on European CLOs and Leveraged Loans 

Date: 4 April, 2016

Venue: London Hilton on Park Lane, London, UK
Organiser: IMN

IMN's 3rd Annual Investors' Conference on European CLOs and Leveraged Loans will take place April 4, 2016, in London. Given the recent resurgence of CLO issuance activity in Europe, this event is extremely valuable as it brings together leading European CLO managers, regulators, and CLO investors to discuss the potential for this market in Europe. The programme will feature extensive coverage on outlook for issuance in 2016, structural and legal considerations, relative value from a research analyst and investor perspective, ratings methodology for CLOs, and more.

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2nd Annual Conference on European Alternative Financing & Marketplace Lending 

Date: 19 April, 2016

Venue: One Great George Street, London, UK
Organiser: IMN

IMN's 2nd Annual Conference on European Alternative Financing & Marketplace Lending will take place April 19, 2016, in London. The event brings together leaders in the alternative financing and capital markets communities, including a unique delegation of issuers and institutional investors. The conference will provide comprehensive coverage on the new entrants into this growing market, including private funds, SMEs, structured finance investors and asset-backed issuers, CLO managers and CLO-like structures, insurance companies, and marketplace lenders.

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Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East 2016

19th & 20th April 2016
Venue: Grand Hyatt, Dubai
Organiser: GFC – Global Financial Conferences 

Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East is the region’s largest corporate and investment banking event, gathering more than 900 issuers, borrowers, investors and bankers annually. The event will focus on the view of more than 90 expert speakers from leading companies in the market, including keynote speaker Simon Johnson (former Chief-Economist of the IMF) who will be delivering a keynote presentation on how global capital markets adjust to falling oil price and rising interest rates. Register now to secure your spot at the World’s largest Sukuk investor event at the Grand Hyatt Dubai. Find out more about Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East here.

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4th Annual Sunshine Backed Bonds Conference 

Date: 21 April, 2016

Venue: New York Marriott Downtown, New York, NY
Organiser: IMN

Join us in New York City on April 21, 2016 as "Solar Shines On Wall Street" at IMN's 4th Annual Sunshine Backed Bonds Conference: Exploring the Role of Securitization in Powering Renewable Energy Finance. The event focuses on educating investors and capital markets participants alike on the trends and possibilities that exist for this asset class. Last year's event was a huge success and featured over 350 participants from divergent industries that had previously not connected in this type of forum. We are expecting the 2016 event to grow even larger as we expand coverage to include developments in PACE and Green Bank financing. Renewable energy providers will have the unique opportunity to network with ABS investors interested in exploring renewable energy backed securities as a potential alternative investment.

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The Germany Conference 

Date: 27-28 April, 2016

Venue: Hotel Adlon, Berlin
Organiser: Euromoney Conferences

Keynote Speaker Confirmed Jens Spahn, Parliamentary State Secretary, Federal Ministry of Finance. 

Held under the auspices of the Federal Ministry of Finance, the Euromoney Germany Conference will return to Berlin on 27-28 April. Attended by issuers, investors, intermediaries and policymakers, the event has become the premier annual gathering for all participants in Germany’s capital markets. To apply for a place or for more information please visit:

5th Annual Investors' Conference on CLOs and Leveraged Loans 

Date: 16-17 May, 2016

Venue: Grand Hyatt, New York, NY
Organiser: IMN

IMN will once again host the premier event for the CLO and leveraged loans sector May 16-17, 2016, in New York City. The 5th Annual Investors' Conference on CLOs and Leveraged Loans program will feature extensive coverage on outlook for issuance in 2016, structural and legal considerations, relative value from a research analyst and investor perspective, the role of CLOs in commercial real estate finance, leveraged loan performance and analysis, ratings methodology for CLOs, and more.

Furthermore, this conference provides in depth coverage on the leveraged loan market which is of great interest to the loan level investor. Such discussions include changing lending standards in the loan market, assessing underlying leveraged loan market performance and credit outlook, finding relative value in corporate credit: the loan investor roundtable, the changing face of private lenders, and exploring investment alternatives in the loan market.

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Structured Finance Canada 2016 

Date: 31 May - 1 June, 2016

Venue: Hyatt Regency Toronto, Canada
Organiser: SFIG & IMN

The Structured Finance Industry Group and event partner Information Management Network are pleased to announce the First Annual Structured Finance Canada Conference, taking place May 31-June 1, 2016. Conveniently located in the main financial hub of Toronto, this gathering will bring together all the key stakeholders in the Canadian structured credit market. The event will commence the evening of May 31st, with an industry reception and dinner for market participants, providing an optimal setting to meet with current and prospective clients.

This event will undoubtedly serve as the premiere annual industry meeting for all key structured credit market constituents including investors, issuers and originators, dealers and traders, rating agencies and law firms, as well as Canadian regulators and policy makers. It will provide a forum for the market to connect and address emerging issues of the day.

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AFME & IMN's Global ABS 2016 

Date: 14 - 16 June, 2016

Venue: CCIB, Barcelona, Spain
Organiser: AFME & IMN

AFME and IMN are proud to present the 20th Anniversary of Global ABS 2016, taking place 14-16 June 2016, in Barcelona, Spain. The program will continue to serve as Europe's most significant gathering in the securitisation industry, and follows the successful 2015 gathering, which featured over 3,500 registrants, more than 100 corporate sponsors, and keynote addresses from David Rule (Bank of England) and Fernando Gonzalez (European Central Bank).

Please join us as we further engage with the regulatory community, participate in key policy and client networking discussions, and continue to focus on ways to rebuild the European securitisation market for sound growth and performance in the future. In addition, the conference will explore and discuss other current issues concerning the state of the securitisation market and the financial sector as a whole.

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 01 Feb 2016
1 Barclays 32,828.49 74 9.02%
2 Citi 24,327.69 73 6.68%
3 JPMorgan 19,485.37 90 5.35%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 19,402.46 63 5.33%
5 Deutsche Bank 18,951.64 53 5.21%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 1,012.56 4 6.74%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 1,007.03 4 6.70%
3 Commerzbank Group 875.20 4 5.82%
4 BNP Paribas 826.35 4 5.50%
5 ING 796.36 4 5.30%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 UBS 2,173.75 4 24.65%
2 Deutsche Bank 657.35 5 7.45%
3 BNP Paribas 645.21 6 7.32%
4 Goldman Sachs 561.40 6 6.37%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 542.61 4 6.15%