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Event Date Wed Feb 24 +03 (8 months ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Tue Feb 23 10:00pm - Wed Feb 24 2:30am
Location Virtual
Region EMEA

There has never been a more important moment to bring together Turkey's borrowers, investors, bankers, policy makers and market practitioners to share knowledge, debate and network.

Turkey’s largest corporate and investment banking event will be held on our Bonds & Loans online platform in 2021, meaning you are able to connect with even more C-level decision-makers than you would at a physical conference in less time. The event is a unique opportunity to setup an unlimited number of virtual meetings with the 400+ senior government official, regulator, investor, banker and corporate attendees via our 1-2-1 networking platform; hear from the local and international markets’ leaders speaking on our panels; and showcase your market expertise by speaking alongside them.

This is the only event where you can...
• Access 400+ of the most senior government, regulator, investor, banker and corporate decision-makers in Turkey at one time
• Setup an unlimited number of virtual meetings with participants via our 1-2-1 networking platform
• Gain exclusive behind-the-scenes insights from 40+ Turkish credit market leaders speaking on our panels

Key Topics:
• Macroeconomic outlook: Taking Turkey’s economic temperature post-health crisis and beyond
• How to access the international markets despite slowing GDP, rising inflation and ratings pressure
• Underwriting and syndicating loans in Turkey: Who is lending, at what price and on what terms?
• Extend, refinance or restructure: How companies can continue to manage liabilities and repayment obligations through the pause in economic activity
• Green, social and sustainable: Can ESG and SDG bonds offer an alternative route to access new pools of capital?
• Local financing for local corporates: How much lira is there to go around?


2021 Speakers


Mehmet Hakan Atilla
Chief Executive Officer, Borsa Istanbul

Murat Ucer
Economist, Global Source Partners

Tim Ash
Emerging Market Sovereign Strategist, BlueBay Asset Management

Serhat Gurleyen
Research Director, Is Investment

David Knight
Senior Economist, World Bank

Ashwinder Singh Bakhshi
Managing Director, Financial Sector, Barings

Görkem Elverici
Chief Financial Officer, Sisecam

Paul Lund
Senior Director, Head of EMEA Industrials, Fitch Ratings

Cenker Uçan
Group Chief Financial Officer, Ülker Bisküvi Sanayi

Sule Kilic
Deputy Country Director, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Ayman Sejiny
Chief Executive Officer, Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD)

Salima Lamdouar
VP Thematic Credit, Alliance Bernstein

Greg Saichin
Advisor, Even Keel Family Office

Rahul Sheth
Debt Capital Markets, and Head of Sustainable Bonds, Standard Chartered

Murat Soylu
Partner, Bezen & Partners

Emre Hatem
Director of Corporate Loans and Project Finance Restructuring Department, Garanti BBVA

Onur Mumcu
Partner, McKinsey and Company

Osman Yilmaz
Chief Financial Officer, Turkcell

Ozgur Kutay
Country Manager, Turkey, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia, UK Export Finance

Özlem Gökçeimam
Director, Head of Financial Institutions, Garanti BBVA

Mert Poyraz
Director, Loans & Syndications, Emirates NBD


Alex Johnson
Chief Executive Officer, GFC Media Group

James Sadler
Head of MENA Debt Capital Markets, BofA Securities

Gianluca Spinetti
Senior Director, Sustainable Finance, Fitch Ratings

Furkan Unsal
Managing Partner, Unsal Law Firm

Eric Zimny
Managing Director, Head of CEEMEA Origination, SMBC

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors and Partners

• Bezen & Partners
• Fitch Ratings
• UK Export Finance

• British Chamber of Commerce of Turkey 1887

• Borsa Istanbul