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Event Date Wed Feb 24 UTC - Thu Feb 25 UTC (8 months ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Wed Feb 24 8:00am - Thu Feb 25 9:00am
Location Virtual
Region EMEA

For 12 years, AFME’s Spanish Capital Markets Conference has brought together the leading names in the Spanish community to network and debate.

This annual event brings together over 200+ professionals for high-level networking and discussion and is designed by our members to address the most pressing issues and trends affecting the Spanish capital markets.

The programme, comprised of specialist keynote presentations, industry expert panel discussions and interactive roundtables and networking, brings together senior industry stakeholders from across Europe to discuss key market areas for growth in Spain.

The conference is a great opportunity for attendees to gain valuable insights, hear from industry experts, earn CPD hours and make connections with fellow colleagues.

Why Attend?

• Meet over 200 senior level attendees
• Build contacts with dedicated networking rooms and 1:1 meetings
• Hear up to 30 industry expert speakers
• Join the debate with content designed and driven by market participants
• Showcase solutions at the event exhibition space

Who Attends?

• Leading Spanish and pan-European investment banks
• National and continental regulators
• Central banks
• Investors
• Issuers
• Credit rating agencies
• Law firms
• Consultancy and advisory firms
• Trade associations
• Financial press


2021 Speakers


Carlos San Basilio Pardo
Secretary General of the Treasury and International Financing, Spanish Ministry of Economy and Business Affairs

Luis Garicano MEP
Member, European Parliament


Agustín Martín Calmarza
Head of European Credit Research, Managing Director, BBVA

Alex Crow
Owner, Alex Crow Ltd

Ana Puente Pérez
Head of Unit of Securities Markets and Financial Instruments Legislation, Spanish Treasury

Anna Bak
Associate Director, Securitisation, AFME

Antonio Cordero
Chief Financial Officer, Spanish Official Credit Institute (ICO)

Bill Thornhill
Editor, Global Capital

Dr Jon Finn
Tougher Minds Founder and Managing Director, Tougher Minds and MePower-TeamPower Coaching Programme

Enrico Orlandi
Managing Director, Goldman Sachs

Fabio Alderotti
Associate Director, S&P Global Ratings

Fernando González
Senior Adviser, European Central Bank (ECB)

Gordon Kerr
Head of Structured Finance Research, DBRS

Heike Hoehl
Executive Director, Syndicate, Santander CIB

Jesús González Nieto
Chief Executive Officer, BME Growth

José Antonio Barrena
Partner, Managing Director, Norgestion S.A.

José María Roldán
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, AEB

Juan David García Restrepo
Senior Director, Fitch Ratings

Juan Manuel Vázquez García Reynoso
Legal Advisor, Asociación de Emisores Españoles

María Turbica Manrique
Vice President, Senior Credit Officer, Moody's Investors Service

Michael Cole-Fontayn
Chairman, AFME

Michael Gaynor
Senior Credit Research Analyst, BBVA

Pablo Portugal
Managing Director, Advocacy, AFME

Pablo Sánchez González
Head of Securitisations Southern Europe, European Investment Fund (EIF)

Richard Hopkin
Managing Director, Head of Fixed Income, Capital Markets, AFME

Rick Watson
Managing Director, Head of Capital Markets, Membership and Events, AFME

Steve Gandy
Managing Director, Head of Private Debt Mobilisation, Notes and Structuring, Santander CIB

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Partners

• Morningstar
• Fitch Ratings
• Moody's Investors Service
• S&P Global Ratings

• Wiener Boerse
• 250 years wiener boerse

• Asociacion Hipotecaria Española

• Best Execution