13th ICMA Primary Market Forum

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14 November 2019
Time: 15:30-19:00
Venue: London Stock Exchange Group, 10 Paternoster Square, London, EC4M 7LS

Event overview

The 13th ICMA Primary Market Forum joins together issuers, syndicate banks, law firms and investors to discuss market trends and practices, regulatory developments and the overall outlook for the primary debt capital markets. The event features keynote presentations as well as a panel discussing the opportunities arising from, and risks inherent in, emerging trends and recent global events, including: Brexit, evolutions in FinTech, the transition to risk-free rates, sustainable financing and associated regulations, including the Prospectus Regulation.

This ICMA event is free of charge and open to all ICMA members and to interested financial market participants; however registration in advance is essential.

For security reasons, delegates who have not registered in advance will not be admitted to this event. Delegates will be required to provide photo identification on arrival, to ensure entry.

For any enquiries, please contact ICMA Events.


15:30   Registration
16:00   Welcome remarks
Nikhil Rathi, CEO, London Stock Exchange plc & Director of International Development
Martin Scheck, Chief Executive, ICMA

Keynote Address

In conversation: Sustainable financing
Jean Marc Turchini, Engie

  Panel discussion: Opportunities and risks in DCM
Moderator: Peter Charles, Head of Debt Syndication, Citigroup Global Markets
Ketish Pothalingam, Executive Vice President, Portfolio Manager, PIMCO Europe
Jean-Marc Mercier, Global Co-Head of DCM, HSBC Bank
Amanda Thomas, Partner, Head of International Capital Markets Know-How & Training, Allen & Overy
Darko Hajdukovic, Head of Multi-Asset Primary Markets and Investment Funds, London Stock Exchange Group
17:50   Keynote Address
18:05   Quiz Results
18:15   Networking Reception
19:00   Event Close
    *This agenda is subject to change

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