2013 - Agenda

Asia-Pacific Showcase & Awards


 Thursday 17th October
07.30 – 08.30
Grand Ballroom Foyer
Breakfast & Registration
08.30 – 09.00
Nathan Room
trend spottingMark Grant – The Politics are Spoiling the Party!
Why the US shutdown and the debt ceiling are just sideshows to the real problem.
Why US and European QE can only come to a painful end.
Why the politics in the US and Europe doesn’t add up.
Why global markets cannot defy gravity forever.
And the dollar assets you should buy now!
As the US political pantomime set’s the global market agenda in the countdown to the showcase who better than Mark Grant, Managing Director at SouthWest Securites and Bloomberg, CNBC and mtn-i commentator, to share some state-side and sage wisdom on the crisis.
09.00 – 09.15
Nathan Room
trend spottingAPac Trend-Spotting
mtn-i Data & Analytics spotlight the key MTN, structured product, funding, FX, asset class, product, issuer, cross-regional flow trends illustrated from mtn-i’s two trillion USD equivalent data and analytics platform.
presenter: Mike Tims
Founder & CEO mtn-i
09.15 – 10.00
Nathan Room
logosAPac Opportunity Outlook
Identifying investor, issuer and dealer opportunities and outlining the future!

  • How is cross regional and cross
    asset class pollination generating yield and flow?
  • How are non-Asian dealers and issuers capitalising on cross regional flow?
  • What will be APac impact of QE tapering, steeper curves and higher rates?
  • What will drive the CNH market and where into 2014?

Jean Theulier – Head of EMTNs & Structured Notes,
Asia-Pacific, HSBC

Lorna Greene – Vice President MTN Origination & Trading, Commerzbank

Ben Lamberg – Global Head of MTNs & Private Placements &
Asian Syndicate, Crédit Agricole CIB

Venkat Rao – Vice President, Asia Debt Syndicate,
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Anthony Everill – Global Head Structured Investor
Products Markets, RBS

Watch out for further speaker announcements

Chair: Mike Tims – Founder & CEO, mtn-i

10.00 – 10.45
Nathan Room
logosYield Solutions Showcase
Cherry picked next generations yield solutions from mtn-i’s APac Award winners. Including:

  • Tri-asset Class Hybrid Range Accruals
    Sebastien Mitrani – Head of Hybrid Trading, Asia,
    Société Générale Global Markets
  • Asia Dividend Index Series
    Steven Phan – Global Head of Structured Equity Solutions,
    Standard Chartered Bank
  • Low Volatility Indices and other solutions
    Priscilla Luk – Director of Research & Design,
    S&P Dow Jones Indices
  • Quantitative Asset Management
    Xavier Bosco – Head of Product Engineering, Asia, Commerzbank
  • Unique EM special situation underlyings
  • Complex hybrid structures
  • Downside protection solutions.

Chair: Tasos Vossos – MTN & Structured Products Reporter, mtn-i

10.45 – 11.05
Grand Ballroom Foyer
informal networkingTea & Coffee
Informal networking
11.05 – 12.10
Nathan Room
Cross Regional Issuer Showcase
logosIssuers discuss their award winning deals and performances and present the latest from their credit stories. So far the confirmed line up includes Westpac and SEK with many more winners to come!
Philip Christie – Director, Global Funding, Westpac Banking CorporationMichael Bennett – Head of Derivatives &
Structured Finance, World BankRichard Anund – Managing Director, SEK AsiaPhillippe Ahoua – Principal Officer, Treasury Client Solutions Group,
lnternational Finance Corporation

Chair: Stefania Palma – Asia Consultant, mtn-i

12.10 – 13.20
Harcourt Room
Speed Networking
Our unique client speed dating sessions consistently score the highest delegate feedback ratings at mtn-i events, with 50% of participants rating the format “Excellent”.
Streamed and colour-coded as a manufacturer, issuer or investor, you are guaranteed quality face time with 25 potential clients or counterparties,
across 5 minute mini meetings during this session.
13.20 – 14.00
Granville Room
Lunch & Networking
14.00 – 14.30
Nathan Room
Investor Survey Review
mtn-i European Editor George Matlock presents the results of the 4th mtn-i Asian investor survey and discusses the results with a panel of structured product and MTN buyers and their representatives.
In 2011 the survey polled investors with assets of USD2.8 trillion of assets under management. 78% institutional, 35% HNW, 29% Retail Intermediaries.
The survey explores yield and IRR targets, trends in credit allocation, investment priorities, expectations growth and FX expectations and allocation/approvals for structured products.

King Lam – Director, Syndicate, Debt Capital Markets, Mizuho Securities Asia Ltd
presenter: George Matlock – European Editor, mtn-i
14.30 – 15.25
Nathan Room
logosCNH Solutions Roundtable
As the next chapters of the Dim Sum story and its key players are already being written in the presentations of the Dim Sum Showcase. Leading dealers and issuers reveal the new opportunity landscape and future for CNH.

  • Going global! The new investor map for CNH.
  • Going short! CNH funding opportunities for international issuers
    inCD’s and Discount notes.
  • New cash for CNH. Why demand can only grow.
  • CNH market evolution, rates and FX forecasts.

James Fielder – Director, Head of Local Currency Syndication,
Asia-Pacific, HSBC

Caroline Owen – Regional Head RMB Solutions,
Standard Chartered Bank

Frances Cheung – Senior Strategist, Crédit Agricole CIB

Chair: Ben Lamberg – Global Head of MTNs & Private Placements &
Asian Syndicate, Crédit Agricole CIB

15.30 – 16.30 CNH Workshop
Nathan Room

Insurance Company
Yield Solutions

Callable Zeros and the new yield alternatives explored.
Martin Wehling – Head of Debt Origination Asia/Pacific Capital Markets, DZ BankHerbert Ng – Director, Rates Structuring, Standard CharteredGhyslain Ladret – Head of Credit & Rates Structuring Asia ex-Japan, Crédit Agricole CIBAnthony Everill – Global Head Structured Investor Products Markets, RBS

King Lam – Director, Syndicate, Debt Capital Markets,
Mizuho Securities Asia Ltd
Chair: George Matlock – European Editor, mtn-i
Issuer Workshop
Harcourt Room

  • The 2013 CNH supply/demand dynamic and 2014 outlook
  • The re-pricing of CNH in 2013
  • New CNH centres and implications for CNT and Singapore
  • Long end CNH products? Insurance company authorisation imminent
  • Latest swap market developments.

James Fielder
– Director, Head of
Local Currency Syndication, Asia-Pacific, HSBC

Jean Theulier – Head of EMTNs & Structured Notes, Asia-Pacific, HSBC


18.00 – 19.00
Harcourt Room
Asia Pacific Awards
Drinks Reception
19.00 – 21.30
Nathan Room
Asia Pacific Awards Dinner
The 4th mtn-i Asia Pacific Awards Dinner celebrates and recognises the institutional performances and deals which provided the
awards ribbon most compelling investor solutions in the last year.
A night of celebration and inspiration with award winners and clients in the
stunning setting of the Conrad Hotel Hong Kong.
21.30 – late
Nathan Room
Post Awards Drinks & Networking
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