Event name

The Central and Eastern European Forum 2018

16-17 January 2018
Vienna, Austria

Sponsors

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Lead Sponsor

Raiffeisen Bank International AG
UniCredit Bank AG

Co-Sponsor

BNP Paribas
Citi
Erste Group Bank AG
Societe Generale

Associate Sponsor

Privredna Banka Zagreb
Bank of China Limited London Branch Debt Capital Markets Centre (EMEA)
BayernLB
Finance in Motion
Goldman Sachs International
ICAP Management Services Limited
Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale
PASHA Bank OYSC

Roundtable Sponsor

BKT (Banka Kombetare Tregtare)
OTP Bank Plc
Tradeweb
Victoriabanca SA

Media Partner

Global Capital

Event Overview

CONFIRMED KEYNOTES

Ewald Nowotny, Governor, Oesterreichische Nationalbank, and Member of the Governing Council, European Central Bank

H.E. Mr Vardan Aramyan, Minister of Finance, Government of Armenia

H.E. Mr Mamuka Bakhtadze, Minister of Finance, Government of Georgia

H.E. Mr Zdravko Marić, Minister of Finance, Government of Croatia

H.E. Mr Vilius Šapoka, Minister of Finance, Government of Lithuania

H.E. Mr Dragan Tevdovski, Minister of Finance, Government of Macedonia​

H.E. Dr Dušan Vujović, Minister of Finance, Government of Serbia

 


The Euromoney Central and Eastern European Forum will return to Vienna on 16-17 January 2018. Now in its 23rd year, we will welcome the prominent issuers, investors, financial intermediaries and policy makers to discuss, debate and analyse the key issues facing the CEE markets.

Live keynote interviews, editorially driven panel discussions, sponsored workshops and country specific roundtables make up the format for this day and a half of discussion and networking. The forum offers a platform to network with over 1,100 delegates and speakers ranging from key government officials - including finance and economy ministers and central bank governors - to investors, business leaders, heads of financial institutions and key commentators. In the current global economic environment, it is more important now than ever to meet and engage in debate around the big questions for the region.

Mark the date in your diary and prepare for our return to Vienna. With all the major players in one place, this really is a must attend event.

CEE SYNDICATED LOANS EXECUTIVE BRIEFING

WEDNESDAY 17 JANUARY, 2018

At the conclusion of the annual Euromoney CEE Forum 2018, Euromoney Conferences will be holding an exclusive ticketed Executive Briefing on the syndicated loans market in CEE. With a maximum capacity of only 60 participants, the Executive Briefing will provide delegates with the opportunity to hear and learn from and engage with heads of loan syndication, corporate borrowers, and private equity professionals from across CEE. This fully interactive agenda will provide valuable insight into lender sentiment; deal structures and volumes; case studies featuring active loan market borrowers; and potential for new deals in 2018. For more information, please click here.

If you are interested in learning about the sponsorship opportunities please contact Andrew Lennon on +44 20 7779 8043 / alennon@euromoneyplc.com

For speaking opportunities, please contact Loren Beagley on loren.beagley@euromoneyplc.com

 

 

Speakers

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Keynote Speaker

H.E. Mr Vardan Aramyan

Minister of Finance
Minister of Finance Armenia

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Keynote Speaker

H.E. Mr Mamuka Bakhtadze

Minister of Finance
Government of Georgia

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Keynote Speaker

H.E. Mr Zdravko Marić

Minister of Finance
Government of Croatia

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Keynote Speaker

Ewald Nowotny

Governor
Oesterreichische National Bank

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Keynote Speaker

H.E. Mr Vilius Šapoka

Minister of Finance
Government of Lithuania

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Keynote Speaker

H.E. Mr Dragan Tevdovski

Minister of Finance
Ministry of Finance

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Keynote Speaker

H.E. Dr Dušan Vujović

Minister of Finance
Government of Serbia

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Manuel Adamini

Director, Investor Outreach and Partners Programme
Climate Bonds Initiative

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H.E. Mr Arben Ahmetaj

Minister of Finance
Albanian Ministry of Finance

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Tim Ash

Senior Emerging Markets Sovereign Strategist
BlueBay Asset Management

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Bas Bakker

Senior Regional Resident Representative for Central and Eastern Europe
IMF

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György Barcza

Chief Executive Officer
Hungary Debt Management Agency (AKK)

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Angus Bell

Executive Director, Portfolio Manager Fixed Income and Currency Alternatives
Goldman Sachs Asset Management

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Vojtech Benda

Member of the Board
Czech National Bank

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Tamas Bernath

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Hungarian Development Bank (MFB)

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Luca Bertalot

Secretary General
European Mortgage Federation - European Covered Bond Council (EMF-ECBC)

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Martin Blum

Head of Desk Strategy
Raiffeisen Bank International

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Frank Bock

Vice-President of the Management Board, Head of Financial Markets
mBank

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Dimitar Bogov

Governor
National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia

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Christoph Boschan

Chief Executive Officer
Vienna Stock Exchange

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Peter Brezinschek

Global Head of Research
Raiffeisen Bank International

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Tom Britton

Director
Tradeweb

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Dan Bucşa

CEE Chief Economist
UniCredit

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Daniel Bytčánek

Director, Debt and Liquidity Management Agency (ARDAL)
Government of Slovakia

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Vincent Chaigneau

Head of Research
Generali Investments

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Michał Cieciórski

Vice President of the Management Board
Warsaw Stock Exchange

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Andrea Diamanti

Head of CEE Corporate & Investment Banking
UniCredit

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Marek Dietl

Chief Executive Officer
Warsaw Stock Exchange

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Marjan Divjak

Director General, Treasury Directorate
Ministry of Finance, Government of Slovenia

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Branko Drcelic

Director, Public Debt Administration
Ministry of Finance, Government of Serbia

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Noel Edison

Director of Financial Institutions
EBRD

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Demetrios Efstathiou

Director
Blue Diagonal Capital

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Nick Eisinger

Principal, Fixed Income, Emerging Markets and European Rates
Vanguard Asset Management

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Barna Erdélyi

Chief Financial Officer and Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Waberer’s International

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Nikola Fabris

Vice Governor
Central Bank of Montenegro

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Arturas Feiferas

Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Victoria Bank

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Toby Fildes

Managing Editor
GlobalCapital

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Lucy Fitzgeorge-Parker

Emerging Europe Editor
Euromoney Magazine

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Christopher Garnett

Senior External Adviser
Euromoney Conferences

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Mauro Giorgio Marrano

Macro Economist CEE
UniCredit

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Koba Gvenetadze

Governor
National Bank of Georgia

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Jon Hay

Corporate Finance and Sustainability Editor
GlobalCapital

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Agnes Hornung

Minister of State for Financial Policy Affairs
Ministry for National Economy

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Gyula Horváth

Chief Financial Officer
Aegon Group Hungary

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Andrej Hronec

Head of Treasury and Asset Liability Management
VUB

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Dhaval Joshi

Chief Strategist, European Investment Strategy
BCA Research

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Kit Juckes

Head of FX Strategy
Societe Generale CIB

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Josep M. Julia

Global Head, Distressed Asset Investments Group
IFC

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Gabriel Kadasi

Vice President, Credit Research: European Financials
Morgan Stanley Investment Management

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Dmitry Kalechits

Deputy Chairman of the Board
National Bank of the Republic of Belarus

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Phoenix Kalen

Director of Emerging Markets Strategy
Societe Generale CIB

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Astrid Frey Kaufmann

Chief Macroeconomist EMEA
Swiss Re

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Taleh Kazimov

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Pasha Bank

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Richard Kemmish

Consultant
Euromoney Conferences

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Samuel Kerr

Europe Securitization Reporter
GlobalCapital

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Miroslav Klepac

Chief Finance Officer
Croatia Insurance

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Dmitry Krutoy

First Deputy Minister of Economy
Republic of Belarus

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Jacek Kubas

Principal, LC2 (Local Currency and Capital Markets Development)
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

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Elvira Lefting

Managing Director
Finance in Motion

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Andrew Lennon

Sales Director
Euromoney Conferences

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Viktor Levkanič

Chief Investment Officer
APS Holding

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Shangqian Li

RMB and Panda Specialist, EMEA Debt Capital Markets
Bank of China

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Julian Mayo

Senior Vice President and Investment Strategist
Fiera Capital (UK) Limited

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Vladimir Mlynek

Chief Executive Officer
VUB Generali DSS

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Andreea Moraru

Senior Banker
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

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Kevin. A. Murray

CEO for Central-Europe and Country Head for Hungary
Citi

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My-Linh Ngo

Head of ESG Investment Risk
BlueBay Asset Management

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Jakub Niesluchowski

Acting Chief Executive Officer
PKO Bank Hipoteczny S.A.

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Chioma Okoye

Director, Emerging Markets
Tradeweb

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John Orchard

Managing Director, Capital Markets Group
Euromoney Institutional Investor

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Philip Owen

Head of Unit
DG Climate Action

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Troels Halck Pedersen

Chief Portfolio manager
BankInvest

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Mehmet Seyhan Pencabligil

Chief Executive Officer and Board Member
Banka Kombetare Tregtare (BKT)

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Enzo Puntillo

Chief Investment Officer, Fixed Income
GAM Investment Management

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Martin Rast

Vice President
Moody's

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Debora Revoltella

Director, Economics Department
EIB

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Gavin Ryan

Member of the Board of Directors
Victoria Bank

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Matjaz Schroll

Head of Private Equity, Central and Eastern Europe
Franklin Templeton Investments

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Michael Schulz

Senior Director
Nord/LB

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Richard Segal

Senior Analyst
Manulife Asset Management (Europe)

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Gent Sejko

Governor
Bank of Albania

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Jozef Sikela

Member of the Management Board for Corporate Banking
Erste Group

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Dmytro Sologub

Deputy Governor
National Bank of Ukraine

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Robert Stehrer

Scientific Director
The Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies (wiiw)

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Noah Steinberg

CEO
WING Zrt

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Sergiu Stoianov

Director, Strategy and Marketing Department
Victoriabank

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Johann Strobl

Chief Executive Officer
Raiffeisen Bank International

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Alexis Taffin de Tilques

Head of CEEMEA Debt Capital Markets
BNP Paribas

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Gergely Tardos

Chief Economist
OTP Bank

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Illes Toth

Senior associate
FHB Mortgage Bank Plc.

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Pavel Trenka

CEO
HB REAVIS

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Jos Tromp

Head of Research
CBRE

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Zdenek Turek

Chief Executive Officer / Country Officer – Ireland and Europe Cluster Head
Citibank Europe Plc

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Kerim Turkmen

Partner
Mid Europa Partners

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Tim Umberger

Portfolio Adviser and Deputy Head of Eastern Europe
East Capital

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Hans van Houwelingen

Chief Executive Officer
ACTIAM

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Barnabas Virag

Executive Director
Central Bank of Hungary

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Carlo Vivaldi

Head of CEE Division
UniCredit

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Liviu Voinea

Deputy Governor
National Bank of Romania

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Mikhail Volkov

Chief Executive Officer
Ingosstrakh Insurance Russia

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Remon Vos

CEO
CTP

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Boris Vujčić

Governor
Croatian National Bank

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Marco Vukadinovic

Deputy Head of CEE Financial Institutions Group
UniCredit

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Krzysztof Walenczak

Chief Country Officer - Poland
Societe Generale Corporate and Investment Banking

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Laszlo Wolf

Deputy Chief Executive Officer
OTP Bank

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Maksim Yermalovich

First Deputy Minister of Finance
Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Belarus

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Francesca Young

Emerging Markets Editor
GlobalCapital

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Patrick Zehetmayr

Head of Divison
Erste Group Bank AG

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CEE Syndicated Loans

The definitive networking gathering for CEE's loan market is back. 

The landmark event for the syndicated loan market in Central and Eastern Europe returns Wednesday 17 January 2018 to Vienna, welcoming arrangers,regional CEE banks, corporate borrowers, and private equity professionals.

This fully-interactive executive roundtable briefing will take place after the conclusion of the Central and Eastern European Forum, featuring
debates on:

  • CEE Loan syndication strategies: How arrangers can incentivise corporates towards the loan market
  • Legal presentation: Structuring transactions and navigating regulatory pitfalls
  • Borrowers' perspective: The merits of fundraising and refinancing through the syndicated loan market
  • Private equity and leveraged finance: Debating the current appetite for leverage in CEE

An all-new 'boardroom' style format gives you the opportunity to interact with your peers in an exclusive environment, taking part in each
debate as it comes. You can view the agenda here.

Who attends:

  • Heads of loan origination, syndication, and distribution specialising in CEE
  • Senior acquisition, infrastructure, structured, and project finance professionals in CEE
  • Credit insurance underwriters
  • Corporate borrowers
  • Private equity borrowers
  • Legal partners and advisors

Join the CEE Syndicated Loans Executive Briefing and reunite with key dealmakers from across the region.

 

TO APPLY FOR A PLACE

There are a range of tickets available for the event with prices starting from just €600.

If you are interested in purchasing a place or discussing application options, please email our customer services team.

 


 Testimonials from 2016:

'This conference is a platform for future relationships.'
Jelena Penava, Director of Funding, INA-Industrija

'A nice networking opportunity.'
Vladimir Nozicka, Head of Specialized Finance, CSOB

'CEE Vienna conference is the fitting finale for the year.'
Hiren Singharay, Chief Executive Officer, Global Finance & Capital Ltd

'It is an interesting event for participants to stay updated on the market trends, current situations and developments. I liked the roundtables.'
Muhsin Keskin, Partner, Baker & McKenzie/Esin Attorney Partnership

'Good to get an overview about lending market in CEE.'
Peeter Saks, Managing Partner, BaltCap Management

Great networking opportunity with main players in the local banking market 
Michael Frank, Chief Executive Officer, Garant Versicherungs

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