A second, record-breaking year of debt issuance by LatAm corporates has many optimistic for the LatAm high yield market in 2014. At the same time external market conditions have others wondering to what extent a challenging global backdrop will affect this growing and important asset class.
Citing this upward trend in debt issuance and growth company financings, LatinFinance will hold The 2nd LatAm Growth Companies & High Yield Forum. The Forum will connect the region's most promising emerging and HY issuers with investors, bankers, ratings agencies and advisers from across the US, Canada, Europe and the Americas. Interactive panel discussions and presentations will be complemented by private 1-1 meetings to enable discussion of specific issues, challenges and opportunities.
Investors confirmed to speak include:
> Karina Bubeck, Director, Emerging Markets Research - LatAm Corporates, TIAA-CREF
> Robert Abad, Portfolio Manager, Western Asset Management Company
> Hans Humes, President & CIO, Greylock Capital Management
> Gerardo Rodriguez, Managing Director – Emerging Markets Team, BlackRock
> Matt Hochstetler, Portfolio Manager, Janus
> Jack Deino, Head of Emerging Markets Fixed Income, Invesco
> Jonathan Prin, Portfolio Manager, JP Morgan Asset Management
> Eddy Sternberg, Head of Emerging Market Debt Strategy, Loomis, Sayles & Company
> Darin Bachtman, Portfolio Manager – Emerging Markets Corporate Debt, Stone Harbor
> Tim Hall, Portfolio Manager, Deltec Asset Management
> Matt Claeson, Portfolio Manager, Compass Group
Issuers confirmed to speak include:
> Gerardo Grajales, CFO, AviancaTaca
> Mauricio Vaca, CFO, Cinepolis
> Leopoldo Villarreal, CFO, Grupo Senda
> Patricio Diez de Bonilla, CFO, Banco Compartamos
> Mario Lorencatto, CFO, Paranapanema
> Juan Luis Aristizabal, CEO, Conconcreto
LatinFinance will consider complimentary invitations for LatAm issuers, growth companies, and qualified investors. Request your invite now.
All others can register here. Please note super early-bird registration expires on December 31st.
Leading up to the Forum, confirmed delegates will be able to request private 1-1 meetings with each other using The LatinFinance 1-1 Meeting Planner. This innovative tool enables registered delegates to pre-qualify potential investors and business partners before meeting and facilitates in-depth interaction with hard-to-reach officials during the Forum. You can submit a delegate profile to share with all confirmed delegates, and you can see who else is registered to attend. Upon completion of your delegate profile on the Meeting Planner, you will be able to request meetings with the other delegates.
For further information on registration please contact Jose Bolivar at
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For further information on sponsorship please contact Teresa Aguilar at
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For further information on speaking please contact Theodore Ward at
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