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Date: 30 June 2022
Time: 08:30 - 15:00 CEST | Time Zone Converter
Venue: Deutsche Nationalbibliothek, Frankfurt




Overview


After three years’ absence due to the pandemic, the International Capital Market Association (ICMA), the Association of German Pfandbrief Banks (vdp) and The Covered Bond Report will jointly host the 9th Annual Covered Bond Investor Conference on 30 June 2022 at the German National Library. The event has been designed to air and address the concerns of investors and other key players in the covered bond market.

This year, The Covered Bond Report Awards for Excellence will be presented at a networking reception taking place at Main Nizza on the evening of 29 June 2022 from 18:00 CEST.

Please note that this is an in-person event only and there will be no recording following the conference.

This event is open to sponsorship. Please download the sponsor pack here or contact ICMA events for more details.

Admission: This event is free of charge and open to all ICMA members and to interested financial market participants. Register now.

Registration will close at 17:00 CEST on Wednesday 29 June 2022.

If you have any questions, please contact ICMA events.

 

CEST
  Agenda
08:30
  Registration
09:00
  Welcome remarks
Joachim Heppe, Chairman, ICMA Regional Committee, Germany
09:05

  Macro economic headwinds – the ESMA perspective
Steffen Kern, Chief Economist and Head of Risk Analysis, European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA
09:30


  Panel discussion: Markets

Moderator: Neil Day, Managing Editor, The Covered Bond Report

Panellists:
Claudia Bärdges-Koch, Head of Debt Investor Relations and Client Acquisition, Münchener Hypothekenbank
Julien Marchand, Head of Origination FI/ SSA, Norddeutsche Landesbank
Daniel Rauch, Senior Portfolio Manager, Union Investment
Maureen Schuller, Head Financials Sector Strategy, ING Bank
10:30   Coffee break
10:45
  Panel discussion: Sustainable Finance

Moderator: Simone Utermarck, Director, Sustainable Finance, ICMA

Panellists: 
Casper Andersen, Senior Director, S&P Global Ratings Europe
Doris Kraemer, Vice President, Sustainable Investment, KfW
Sascha Kullig, Member of the Management Board and Department Head Capital Markets, Investor Relations and Coordinator Sustainable Finance, Association of German Pfandbrief Banks
Mira Lamriben, Senior Policy Expert, European Banking Authority
Bodo Winkler-Viti, Head of Funding & Investor Relations, Berlin Hyp
11:45
  Presentation
12:00   Lunch
13:00   Panel discussion: New directions: incoming developments in jurisdictions, assets and structures

Moderator: Hélène Heberlein, Managing Director, Fitch Ratings

Panellists:
Matthias Ebert, Head of DCM FIG Origination, DZ Bank
Eiríkur Magnús Jensson, Head of Treasury, Iceland, Arion Bank
Matthias Ogg, Head Special Products, Capital Markets, Zürcher Kantonalbank
Arjan Verbeek, CEO, Perenna
14:00   Panel discussion: Regulation
Moderator: Cristina Costa, Director, Covered Bonds/SSA Research, Barclays

Panellists:
Luca Bertalot, Secretary General, European Mortgage Federation – European Covered Bond Council (EMF-ECBC)
Jane Soldera, Senior Credit Officer, Moody’s
15:00   Event Close
Neil Day, Managing Editor, The Covered Bond Report

 

DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaftsbank, Frankfurt am Main, is majority-owned by those who work directly with it - the approximate 800 cooperative banks in Germany. As a central bank and central institution, its mandate is to support the business of the many independent cooperative banks in the regions and to strengthen their competitive position. The combination of local customer knowledge and central product expertise has proved to be highly effective.

DZ BANK's range of services extends from traditional and innovative products, structuring and issues, to trading and sales in the equity and bond markets. In addition, as a corporate bank, DZ BANK serves companies and institutions that require a supra-regional banking partner.

Debt Capital Markets
DZ BANK is a leading German dealerbank in the DCM business. The global presence with public sector issuers (SSA) as well as financial institutions is supplemented by a deep expertise with corporate issuers of the DACH region. The DCM department consolidates DCM origination, syndication, private placement and ESG advisory units to ensure its clients receive a complete set of services. 

The bank’s DCM franchise is guided by the investment criteria of the all-important client base amongst cooperative and institutional investors in Germany, Europe and Asia. Accordingly, issuers of investment grade quality, Covered Bonds and SSA-transactions are at the centre of the bank’s DCM business. The product spectrum is complete and includes Bearer Bonds (private & public), promissory notes (Corporate Schuldschein as well as NSVs) and the associated cross currency and interest rate derivatives.

Our attitude
We think and act in partnership, consistently, innovatively, courageously, in a cosmopolitan manner, efficiently, safely and sustainably. Together, this results in an attitude that guides us as a bank - and makes for our success, especially in these challenging times. We are certain: with solidarity, confidence and cooperation at eye level, we can master any situation.
With a history dating back over two centuries, NORD/LB is one of Germany’s top banking groups in terms of diversified access to funding sources and a flourishing domestic capital markets franchise.

Combining general retail and specialist wholesale focus into a successful business model for the German Landesbank sector, NORD/LB is honoured to have helped a growing share of premier covered bond issuers worldwide to deepen their distribution in the largest fixed income investment market of the European continent.
www.nordlb.com
Mayer Brown is a distinctively global law firm, uniquely positioned to advise the world’s financial institutions on their most complex matters. With extensive reach across four continents, we are the only integrated law firm in the world with approximately 200 lawyers in each of the world’s three largest financial centers—New York, London and Hong Kong.

Given the firm’s preeminent securitization and mortgage market experience, it is not surprising that the firm counts among its lawyers some of the leading covered bond practitioners. Mayer Brown’s bank regulatory, capital markets, derivatives and tax lawyers work with covered bond issuers to establish their issuance programs, assist with US and European offerings and advise on regulatory matters. Mayer Brown is broadly recognized for its capital markets capabilities. Chambers Global ranks the firm in its Finance & Capital Markets (International & Cross-Border) category and our capital markets lawyers are ranked by Chambers Europe, Chambers UK and Chambers USA in its capital markets categories across various jurisdictions.

Learn more at https://bit.ly/MB-Covered-Bonds.


S&P Global Ratings, a division of S&P Global Inc. (NYSE: SPGI), is a leading provider of credit ratings. Our ratings are essential to driving growth, providing transparency and helping educate market participants so they can make decisions with confidence. With more than 1.1 million credit ratings outstanding, approximately 1,400 credit analysts and a presence in 28 countries, we offer a unique combination of global coverage and local insight. We provide our opinions and research about relative credit risk; market participants gain information to help support the growth of transparent, liquid debt markets worldwide. Learn more at www.spglobal.com/ratings.

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