Almost 50 firms sponsored the AGM and Conference in Madrid, where we had a sold out exhibition area!

Each year, there are a wide range of sponsorship packages available, offering numerous benefits, including brand exposure and the opportunity to network with the key decision makers within the industry. Alternative sponsorship options such as branded items will also be available.

•    Associate your brand with the industry body that has been at the heart of the international bond market since it began in the 1960s.
•    Access a C-level audience of over 1,000 debt market specialists drawn from ICMA’s membership in approximately 60 countries.

Download the 2018 sponsorship brochure.

To register your interest in sponsoring the 2019 annual conference in Stockholm, May 15-17, please contact Shannelle Rose.

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Platinum Sponsor

Founded in 1857, BBVA is a global financial group with a diversified business providing financial services in more than 30 countries to 72 million customers. It is a leading bank in the Spanish market and it is the biggest financial institution in Mexico. BBVA also has leading franchises in South America and the Sunbelt region in the U.S. It also has a significant presence in Turkey (through strategic investments in Garanti Bank) and operates an extensive network of branches worldwide. This balance between emerging and developed markets allows for revenue diversification and higher recurrent earnings.

BBVA has the ability and the knowledge to provide its clients with superior advisory on sustainable financing solutions, both in loan and bond format, and is playing a key role in the development of this market. BBVA has been the most active bookrunner in the green bond market in Iberia and is a global reference for having advised, placed and structured green bonds for clients in different industries in Mexico, the U.S. and Europe, both in local currencies, in euros and dollars. In the green loan market, in which BBVA has been a pioneer and is an important promoter, the bank closed the year as the most active institution worldwide, with a total of eleven transactions in Europe and Latin America in different sectors, while being a leader in Spain.

BBVA Contact: Juan Blasco, Global Head of Syndicate, BBVA

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Gold Sponsor

Banco Santander is a leading retail and commercial bank, headquartered in Spain. It has a meaningful market share in 10 core countries in Europe and the Americas, and is the largest bank in the euro zone by market capitalization. At the end of 2017, Banco Santander had EUR 986 billion in customer funds (deposits and mutual funds), 133 million customers and made attributable profit of EUR 6,619 million (+ 7%).

Santander Global Corporate Banking is the global business division focused primarily on corporate clients and institutions that, due to their size or sophistication, require custom services or value-added wholesale products

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Silver Sponsor

DekaBank is the German Savings Bank Finance Group's central securities and securities service provider. With asset under management of more than € 280 billion and over four million customer securities accounts, DekaBank is one of the largest asset managers in Germany. To provide the best possible service to our customers, we produce and offer asset management products as well as capital markets and credit solutions to our customers.

4,500 people are working on ideas and products for clients, building on the depth of knowledge acquired in 100 years in capital markets. Being a part of the world's largest financial group, DekaBank creates asset management and capital markets solutions centrally – savings banks serve and cover the customers locally in 18,500 branches with round about 320,000 employees.

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Bronze Sponsors
Founded in 1912, Bank of China is China’s most international and diversified bank, providing a comprehensive range of financial services to customers across the Chinese mainland, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan and 46 countries. Bank of China has enrolled as a Global Systemically Important Bank since 2011, the sole financial institution from emerging economies to be enrolled for seven consecutive years.

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With total assets of EUR 222,4 billion, BayernLB is a leading commercial bank for both large corporate and Mittelstand customers in Germany and Europe, which also boasts a strong retail arm. In terms of total assets and credit volume, it is one of Germany’s top banks. Owners are the Free State of Bavaria and the Bavarian savings banks, which hold stakes of 75% and 25% respectively. The Bank is an integral part of the Sparkassen-Finanzgruppe in Bavaria.

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BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. It has a presence in 74 countries, with more than 192,000 employees worldwide. The Group has key positions in its three main activities: Domestic Markets, International Financial Services and Corporate & Institutional Banking, which serves both corporate clients and institutional investors.

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ConvEx is a regulated financial institution providing calculation agency and advisory services, specialist capital markets advice and valuations to issuers of bonds, convertibles, capital securities and derivatives. Founded in 2012 by ex-capital markets bankers with decades of experience across the capital structure, we are the market-leading independent calculation agent.

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Fitch Ratings is a leading provider of credit ratings, commentary and research. Dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, Fitch Ratings offers global perspectives shaped by strong local market experience and credit market expertise. The additional context, perspective and insights we provide help investors to make important credit judgments with confidence.

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Fitch Solutions is an industry-leading provider of credit intelligence and the primary distributor of Fitch Ratings content. Today, 90% of the world’s leading financial institutions, multinational companies, government agencies, academic institutions and consulting firms based in more than 118 countries depend on Fitch content to inform their business decisions.  

Fitch Solutions is part of Fitch Group, a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Fitch Group is majority owned by Hearst. For additional information, please visit and

Hundreds of trading screens, thousands of trades negotiated every day, connectors to more than 120 brokers, trading venues and data providers; global footprint in Europe, North America, and Asia; hosting infrastructure in Europe and North America: this is LIST, a world-class industry-leading technology provider for electronic trading and compliance in the Fixed Income space.

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MarketAxess operates a leading electronic trading platform that enables fixed income market participants to efficiently trade corporate bonds and other types of fixed-income instruments using MarketAxess' patented trading technology. Over 1,300 institutional investor and broker-dealer firms are active users of the MarketAxess trading platform, accessing global liquidity.

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Established on November 28, 2009, Shanghai Clearing House (SHCH) is a Qualified Central Counterparty (QCCP) recognized by the People's Bank of China, licensed by U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission to provide clearing services for American clearing members which are engaged in proprietary trading, and also a center of registration and settlement for company bonds in China.

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Societe Generale is one of the largest European financial services groups. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial solidity with a strategy of sustainable growth and aims to be the reference for relationship banking.

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