Brazil’s Evolving Debt Capital Markets

Brazil’s Evolving Debt Capital Markets

Join Us on June 21, 2018 Time: 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM Location: Santander, New York, New York
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The development of Brazil’s domestic corporate debt market has long been restricted by high real interest rates, subsidized lending from BNDES, and a variety of legal rules and entrepreneurial customs that favor bank lending over capital markets. 

But the barriers to a deep local debt market are eroding.  Inflation and real interest rates are at historic lows. BNDES is reducing its balance sheet and by law must phase out its subsidy program.  Simultaneously, needs are greater than ever for capital intensive infrastructure and for new investment.  These fundamentals are bringing about the expansion of structured and  project finance, and a growing debentures market benefitting from improved regulations and standardization.  

Join us for a discussion of today’s market conditions and the outlook for the future.  Secretary João Manoel Pinho de Mello, responsible within Brazil’s Ministry of Finance for the development of  policies, regulations and laws that can expand the local markets, will deliver the keynote address.   His remarks will be followed by a discussion with other panelists who are equally committed to developing markets within Brazil.    

Paulo Vieira da Cunha
Verbank Agriculture/Verbank Consulting, LLC

Edson Ogawa
Managing Director, Head of Project Finance
Banco Santander Brazil 

Active Participant in Local Public Debt Capital Markets

João Manoel Pinho de Mello
Secretary for the Promotion of Productivity and Advocacy for Competitiveness
Ministry of Finance, Brazil

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Event Topic

Brazil’s Evolving Debt Capital Markets

Type of Event

Breakfast Seminar

Date of Event

June 21, 2018
8:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Event Registration Fees

Member: $ 0.00 Non-Member: $ 35.00


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