The 5th edition of Bonds, Loans & Derivatives Andes 2016 was a massive success seeing over 380 senior level decision makers attending this ‘by invitation only’ event on the 23rd – 24th of February 2016 at The JW Marriott, Bogota.
During the 2 days, senior level executives shared their experiences and learned about the opportunities and challenges facing the Andean capital markets. With over 55% of the audience being borrowers, issuers, investors and government officials and 45% attending from financial institutions, law firms and rating agencies, the 2016 event was an ideal place to engage in real business opportunities and meet prospective clients.
Colombian Finance Minister Mauricio Cardenas opened day 1 to a room full of delegates sharing his insights into prospects for Colombian growth in 2016, and how Colombia is positioned within Latin America and the global economic community. Carlos Blanco, Director General, Debt and Public Treasury, Peruvian Ministry of Finance and Economy provided details of financing strategies to support GDP growth in Peru.
Day 2 shifted focus to infrastructure, project finance and the Colombian 4G program. Clemente del Valle, the president of Financiera de Desarrollo Nacional (Fedesarrollo) opened the day, followed by a keynote speech from Luis Fernando Andrade, President, Agencia Nacional de Infraestructura (ANIF).
Also speaking this year were representatives from Andino Investment Holding, Grupo Argos, ISA, BlackRock, Porvenir, Old Mutual and Empresa de Energía de Bogotá.
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Finance Colombia participated in Bonds, Loans, & Derivatives 2016 as a media partner.