Focus on Corporate Funding: Special Event hosted by DBRS
The University of Chicago Alumni Club of Italy
April 17, 2018: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join us for a special event hosted by DBRS in Milan, featuring distinguished speakers including Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, PhD'88, Chairmain of Société Générale.
Piazza degli Affari
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Text: I would like to register interest for the 'DBRS in Italy: Focus on Corporate Funding' event in Milan at Palazzo Mezzanotte, headquarters of Borsa Italiana, on April 17th.
Paola Caburlotto, '11 (EXP-16)
DBRS Ratings Limited (DBRS) has the pleasure of announcing our speakers for an event to be hosted on Tuesday, 17 April 2018, at Palazzo Mezzanotte, headquarters of Borsa Italiana. The event will feature the Chicago Booth with the participation of distinguished speakers including Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, PhD '88, Chairman of Société Générale.
9:00 - 9:30 a.m. Registration
9:30 - 9:40 a.m. Welcome Remarks
Detlef Scholz, Head of Europe, DBRS
9:40 - 9:50 a.m. Keynote: Italy within the European Context: Implications for Italian Corporates
Elisabeth Rudman, Managing Director, Head of European Financial Institutions Group, DBRS
9:50 - 10:20 a.m. The Private Placement Market: An Opportunity for European Corporates and SMEs to Attract Investors and to Diversify their Funding Sources
Valentino Teobaldo Daprile, Senior Vice President, Head of European Corporates, DBRS
10:20 - 11:00 a.m. Coffee Break
11:00 - 11:25 a.m. The Infrastructure / Project Finance Market in Italy:
Case Study: TS Energy Italy
Giuseppe Fresta, Vice President, European Corporate Credits, DBRS
Radi Annab, Vice President, Project Finance, Global Corporates, DBRS
11:25 - 11:55 a.m. Moderated Discussion: Opportunities and Challenges for Italian Corporates
Chaired by Paola Caburlotto (Executive Vice President of the University of Chicago Alumni Club of Italy) with distinguished speakers such as Lorenzo Bini Smaghi (Chairman of Société Générale).
11:55 - 12:00 p.m. Closing Remarks
Marta Zurita Bermejo, Managing Director, Head of European Business Development, DBRS
12:00 - 12:30 p.m. Networking Cocktail
A special thank you to alumnus Valentino d'Aprile, '13 (EXP-18) Senior Vice President, Head of European Corporates, DBRS.
Lorenzo Bini Smaghi
Chairman of the Board of Directors , Société Générale
An Italian national, with a degree in Economic Sciences from the Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium) and a Ph.D in Economic Sciences from the University of Chicago. He began his career in 1983 as an Economist at the Research Department of the Banca d'Italia. In 1994, he was appointed Head of the Policy Division of the European Monetary Institute. In October 1998, he became Director General of International Financial Relations in Italy's Economy and Finance Ministry. He was Chairman of SACE from 2001 to 2005. From June 2005 to December 2011, he was member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank. From 2012 to 2016, he was Chairman of the Board of Directors of SNAM (Italy). He is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of Italgas (Italy) and Societe Generale since 2015.