GCMA 2019 Debt Capital Market Summit

3rd Gulf Debt Capital Market Summit


The Summit presentation is available here.

The Event Program is available for download!

The Gulf Capital Market Association (GCMA) will gather investors, issuers, regulators and market participants
for the 3rd Gulf Debt Capital Market Summit on the 25th of November 2019.

Venue: The Address Boulevard, Downtown Dubai. (See here for directions.)

  • Will the progress in Egypt be sustained?
  • What are regulators thinking about the latest innovations?
  • How is the Middle East securing its place in global sustainable finance?
  • Where are the next Green Sukuk coming from?
  • Does Technology have the power to transform the sukuk capital market?
  • What is the outlook for Gulf credits and funding in 2020?
  • Do Gulf credits still offer enough spread to generate full order books?
  • Is geopolitical risk properly priced in?
  • Can strong national balance sheets make up for slower growth?
  • Will reforms and support ensure Bahrain and Oman access to finance?     


Bryan Stirewalt
Chief Executive, Dubai Financial Services Authority

Dr. Mounther Barakat
Senior Financial Markets Advisor, UAE Securities and Commodities Authority

Richard Teng
CEO,  Financial Services Regulatory Authority – Abu Dhabi Global Market

Omar Zaineddine
Head of Debt Capital Markets, KAMCO Investment Company

Fawaz Abdulnour
Officer-in-charge – Crowd Engagement & External Funds Management,
Islamic Development Bank

Abdullah Elhor
Project Manager, Arab Monetary Fund

John Arentz
Head of Treasury, MAF Holding

Timucin Engin
Senior Director and Cross-Practice Country Coordinator GCC region, S&P Global Ratings

Khalid Howladar
Managing Director, Acreditus

Dyan Kannangara
Director, Debt Capital Markets, Emirates NBD Capital

Bashar Al Natoor
Global Head of Islamic Finance, Fitch Ratings

Barbara Riccardi
Managing Director, Natixis

Zeina Rizk, CFA
Director, Fixed Income Asset Management, Arqaam Capital

Alex Roussos
Partner, Dentons

Mohammed AlSehli
Co-founder and CEO, Wethaq Capital Markets 

Adrianus Schoorl
Partner, White & Case

Fawaz Abu Sneineh
Managing Director,  Head of Debt Capital Markets & Issuer Services – First Abu Dhabi Bank

Talal Tabbaa
Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer, Jibrel Network

Anita Yadav
Chief Executive Officer, Century Financial
Vice Chair, Gulf Bond and Sukuk Association (GCMA)

For speaker biographies click here

This event is complimentary to GCMA members.  RSVP via events@gulfbondsukuk.org 
Non-members wishing to attend can inquire via info@gulfcapitalmarket.org

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