Conference calendar

The Global Borrowers & Bond Investors Forum

Date: 21 -22 June, 2016
Venue: The Hilton Park Lane, London
Organiser: Euromoney Conferences

Join us on 21-22 June 2016 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of The Euromoney Global Borrowers & Bond Investors Forum in London. For the third year running, the Conference will also incorporate Euromoney’s premier fixed income investor event, The Bond Investors Congress.

For 25 years, the Forum has been an annual must attend event for the international bond markets, with high level fixed income real money managers and the largest sovereigns, agencies, corporates and banks in attendance.

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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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6th China Capital Markets Conference

Date: 27 April, 2016
Venue: Singapore
Organiser: ASIFMA

ASIFMA is pleased to present its 6th China Capital Markets Conference which will be held on Wednesday 27 April 2016 in Singapore. Previously named the Offshore RMB Markets Conference, the 2016 edition has been expanded to include China’s onshore and offshore RMB capital markets as well as new macro developments as China increasingly projects outward.  Over 400 market participants are expected to attend this signature annual conference. This is a unique, industry-wide event bringing together key market participants including: global and regional policymakers, senior regulators, asset managers, corporate treasurers, infrastructure and green financing firms, fintech firms and China-watchers.

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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:

3rd Annual Euromoney China (Shenyang) International Finance Summit

Date: 5-6 May, 2016
Venue: Grand Hyatt , Shenyang
Organiser: Euromoney Conferences 

Keynoted by the former Prime Minister of Australia, Julia Gillard, and attend by global business and finance leaders the 3rd Annual Euromoney China International Finance Summit explores the opportunities arising from the revitalisation of Northeast China’s economy.

Held in one of China’s major industrial bases, attendees will have an excellent opportunity to gain firsthand knowledge of the economic reality of a leading Chinese tier-two city.

Conducted simultaneously in English and Chinese, attendees will gain insights from prominent regional and international speakers. Over 500 senior executives, bankers, private equity partners, industry experts and government representatives from more than 20 countries will be in attendance.

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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ICMA Annual General Meeting and Conference 

Date: 18 - 20 May, 2016
Venue: Dublin
Organiser: ICMA

Registrations now open. Join ICMA in Dublin for the 48th ICMA AGM and Conference. 

Meet the international debt capital markets under one roof. High profile speakers and expert panellists on market developments. Open to ICMA members and to qualifying market participants..

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CEE Covered Bond Forum

Date: 10th May. 2016
Venue: The Marriot Grosvenor Square, London
Organiser: Euromoney/ECBC/EBRD

On Tuesday 10 May, Euromoney are delighted to be launching the Euromoney/ECBC/EBRD CEE Covered Bond Forum at The Marriot Grosvenor Square in London. Bringing together issuers, investors, policymakers/regulators and financial intermediaries, the conference will address the challenges, innovations and opportunities in the CEE covered bond market. Keynote address: Philip Bennett, First Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Engima CG’s Global Cards & Payments Excellence 2016

Date: 24 - 25 May, 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.

2016 London Sukuk Summit

Date: 25 - 26 May, 2016
Venue: The Jumeirah Carlton Tower, Knightsbridge, London
Organiser: ICG-Events

ICG-Events are organising the annual London Sukuk Summit which will be celebrating its 10th Anniversary year. The event is scheduled to take place on the 25th - 26th of May 2016 at The Jumeirah Carlton Tower in Knightsbridge, London.  On the evening of the 25th of May, we will also be hosting the Sukuk Summit & Islamic Finance Awards of Excellence which will take place at the event's Gala Dinner Ceremony.

The London Sukuk Summit prides itself on being industry led and industry focused and over the years has established itself as the foremost gathering based on its ability to bring together the leading industry experts and institutions to explore the key issues impacting the sector and its future development.

Register today to avoid disappointment using the following code: 16SukukP10 in order to receive your 10% discount as a member of GlobalCapital:

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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International Schuldschein Forum 2016 

Date: 13 - 14 June, 2016

Venue: Frankfurt, Germany
Organiser: Euromoney Seminars

Euromoney Seminars are pleased to announce the return of the only international event providing in-depth analysis and dedicated networking opportunities for the Schuldschein markets.

In 2015, Schuldschein market volume surpassed its previous 2008 record. As new investors and issuers enter the market, the outlook is positive for 2016. The International Schuldschein Forum 2016 is the only dedicated event where issuers, investors, law firms, rating agencies, and arrangers can all meet together to capitalise on its growing potential.

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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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ASIFMA-GFMA Market Liquidity Conference 2016

Date:  June 14, 2016
Venue: Hong Kong
Organiser: ASIFMA-GFMA

The ASIFMA-GFMA Market Liquidity Conference 2016 – Fixed Income and Foreign Exchange will be held on Tuesday 14 June 2016 in Hong Kong. The event is modeled on the well-established series of AFME’s annual European Market Liquidity Conference in London, as well as the successful inaugural Asian edition that ASIFMA and GMFA co-hosted in Singapore last year. This industry-wide conference aims to provide a unique opportunity for 300 global and regional industry representatives from both sell-side and buy-side, fixed income and foreign exchange communities and ASIFMA members, to discuss and debate market liquidity issues with policy makers. It features keynote speeches, presentations, panel discussions and break-out sessions including Q&A with the audience and networking opportunities.   More details can be found at  


Date: 29th - 30th June 2016
Venue: Shanghai, China
Organiser: ABS

There is increasingly wide recognition that asset securitization can revitalize existing assets to address corporate' funding needs, offer investors more investment choices, and contribute to the real economy and the government's goal of developing a multi-tiered capital market as well.

The APAC Securitization 2016, to be held in Shanghai from the 29th - 30th June 2016, will bring together business leaders and professionals from commercial and investment banks, securities, auto financial services, trustees, financing lease, micro-lenders, commercial factors, online financial services, credit rating agencies, law firms, accounting/tax firms and financial advisors, to discuss the policy update and securitization's role in the supply-front economic reform, localization of securitization global best practices, innovation of products and business models, big data application and risk management, etc. This two-day Summit, organized by Shine Consultant, promises to become a premier event on China's securitization market that you cannot afford to miss.

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China Financial Trading Technology Congress 2016

Date: June 30 - July 1, 2016
Venue: Shanghai
Organiser: Leader Group

China Financial Trading Technology Congress 2016 will be held in Shanghai on June 30th to July 1st, which will gather 300 senior decision makers such as those general managers, vice presidents, technology directors, information directors, trading directors and other top level experts at that time. The conference will deeply discuss the latest Regulation policy, Risk Control, Quantitative Investment Strategy and Fintech Technology, etc.

ISLAMICA 500 Award Reception

Date: 10th October 2016
Venue: Dubai
Organiser: Islamica 500

Published annually, the ISLAMICA 500 is a business guide providing hard-to-find biographical details for 500 of the world’s most prominent and influential personalities in the Islamic world and economy.

Because the Islamic economy is multi-sectorial and global, the ISLAMICA 500 focuses on personalities from different sectors, markets and nationalities. Thus, this worldwide guide lists the leading figures from the worlds of industry, finance, science, business, politics, international affairs, law, and media.

On October 10th, the 2016 edition of the ISLAMICA 500 will be launched during a Private Reception held in Dubai: the ISLAMICA 500 Award Reception.

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 25 Apr 2016
1 JPMorgan 118,198.77 471 8.19%
2 Barclays 105,809.66 302 7.33%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 105,556.78 336 7.31%
4 Citi 104,435.02 373 7.24%
5 HSBC 87,799.03 344 6.08%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 26 Apr 2016
1 UniCredit 11,000.84 37 7.47%
2 Barclays 10,366.49 9 7.04%
3 HSBC 9,686.14 33 6.58%
4 Morgan Stanley 9,493.83 4 6.45%
5 Rabobank 7,364.24 11 5.00%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 26 Apr 2016
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 3,682.08 19 7.83%
2 JPMorgan 3,609.62 23 7.68%
3 UBS 3,510.42 16 7.47%
4 Morgan Stanley 3,389.74 15 7.21%
5 Goldman Sachs 3,366.07 22 7.16%