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The 12th ICMA Primary Market Forum
 
Hosted by Nomura Date and Venue

Date:
8 November 2018
Time: 15.30-19.00

Venue:
Nomura
1 Angel Lane
London EC4R 3AB


Event Overview

Transition to risk free rates, Brexit, Fintech and how it may change the primary markets, and green bonds were the central topics at the 12th ICMA Primary Market Forum, where issuers, syndicate banks, law firms and investors gathered to discuss market trends and practices, regulatory developments and the overall outlook for the primary debt capital markets.

Agenda

Thursday, 8 November 2018

15.30
Registration

16.00
Introduction and ICMA general round-up
Nick Dent
, Head of Syndicate, Nomura
Martin Scheck
, Chief Executive, ICMA

16.15

Keynote address
Edwin Schooling Latter
, Acting Director, Markets and Wholesale Policy, FCA


16.35

In conversation: On FinTech
Armin Peter
, Global Head of Syndicate, UBS Investment Bank
Nick Dent, Head of Syndicate, Nomura

 
17.05

Panel Discussion: Hot topics affecting primary markets

Moderated by: 
Spencer Maclean, MD, Global Head of Bond Syndicate, Standard Chartered Bank

Panelists:
Paul Deakins, Partner, Clifford Chance
Isabelle Laurent, Deputy Treasurer & Head of Funding, EBRD
Ketish Pothalingam, Portfolio Manager, Executive Vice President, PIMCO
Sean Taor, Head of DCM and Debt Syndicate, Royal Bank of Canada

18.00
Closing remarks & quiz results
Martin Scheck, Chief Executive, International Capital Market Association

18.15
Networking reception

19.00 Event close