The Euromoney Latin America Syndicated Loans Conference 2017


“You can’t let it pass if International Bank Financing is a relevant element of your job. This is the must attend event”

Carlos Gradim, Treasury Director, Biosev


The Latin America Syndicated Loans conference is back in South Beach, Miami in September 2017. One of the key events in the Syndication world, this year aims to bring back industry leaders from across the Americas.

Along with world class content, interactive panels and debates, the event provides the best opportunity to network with peers, discuss ideas and talk shop.

This year we are pleased to introduce new interactive sessions to increase delegate participation and generation of ideas – you choose what you want to be part of.

If you do not qualify for a complimentary pass and would like to attend the event, please follow this link to purchase a pass


Key themes for 2017

  • How are Banks Adapting Syndication Strategies in a Low Volume, Low Pricing, and High Competition Market?

  • A ‘Borrowers Market’: Why Are More Corporates Choosing Bonds Over Loans When Seeking Finance?

  • What is Fuelling Demand for Financing Green Projects in Latin America?

  • How Will Institutional Investors be incentivised to Play a More Active Role in the Loan Market in Latin America?

  • What can Local Banks Offer that International Banks Cannot in an Increasingly Cautious Investment Environment?


Key speakers for 2017 

  • Ricardo Duenas Espiru, Chief Financial Officer, Grupo Aeroportuario de la Ciudad de Mexico SA
  • Jean Perarnaud, Chief Financial Officer, Fermaca
  • Marcos Meireles, Chief Executive Officer, Rio Energy
  • Carlos Gradim, Treasury Director, Biosev
  • José Antonio Aguliar, Principal, Vive Energia
  • Leonardo Correa, Chief Financial Officer, MRV Engenharia e Participações


Benefits of attending

  • Quality content: Our Syndicated Loans conference in South Beach, Miami has been providing the hottest industry debates, financial forecasts from industry leaders, in-depth look into deal prospects and highly regarded case-studies for the past 11 years.

  • A diverse audience: 2016 saw representation from Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Curacao, Ecuador, Germany, Mexico, Netherlands, Panama, Peru, United States, Uruguay and Venezuela

  • Networking with industry leaders: Over 65% of last year’s attendees were C, D and V level executives.

  • Top-notch speakers: We pride ourselves in the quality of speakers we acquire to run our sessions. Top level industry executives bring their vast experience and expertise to the conference, which no other conference in the industry can rival.

  • A new model for the conference: Champagne roundtables and Think-tank sessions not only allow increased delegate participate but also allows them to tailor the agenda according to their needs.


Hear from last year's attendees

"The Latin American Syndicated Loans conference is an excellent opportunity to network and keep professionals updated as it gathers the most well-regarded syndicate desks in the US" - Lucas Palocci, Head of Syndicated Loans and Credit, Banco Bradesco

"Once again the Latin America Syndicated Loans conference met my expectations and confirmed the status of the most important conference of our business" - Ignacio Lorenzo, MD, Head of Structured Lending & Distribution, Santander Brazil

"This is a must attend event if you are involved in LATAM Syndicated Loans" - Alejandro Jaramillo, Chief Commercial Officer, Bladex

"Once again one of the best events to meet market participants and to grow the network base" - Rogerio Barreto, Senior Executive, BTG Pactual

"The must attend event for Latin American syndication market" - Amichia Biley, Head of Syndications, DEG

"Excellent information and powerful networking" - Cesar Stuart, General Manager, Banco De Credito Miami Agency

"A truly LatAm summit with global attendance" - Esteban Uauy, Vice President, DNB Group

"Excellent networking opportunity for any company looking to finance projects in Latin America" - Adolfo Zavala, Capital Markets Associate, General Electric

"It’s the perfect forum to meet both lenders and borrowers. It helped us to improve our competitive position and improve our financial performance" - Jose L Malverde, Treasurer, Fermaca

"As it has been the case for many years, the LATAM Syndicated Loans Conference is the best networking conference for lenders in LATAM" - Samuel Bordereau, Head of Loan Syndications Latin America, Scotia Bank

"Great networking opportunities! Best event in this market" - Juan Cabrera, Director, Invertax

"Surpassed my expectations in every way" - Joao Luiz, Santander Brasil

"Unique opportunity to feel the pulse of the market and catch up with the most relevant players" - Andreas Dobner, Head Credit & Surety Hub, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions

"Premier event for the LATAM syndicated loan market. Well thought through agenda, top notch delegates and plenty of networking opportunities" - Juan Jose Garcia, Syndications Officer, IFC

"First time at this event but definitely not the last! Conference was very well structured and provided great networking opportunities" - Michael Mandarino, Syndicated Loans Analyst, Bloomberg LP

"This seminar continues to be the industry's best networking event for LatAm focused loan syndicated bankers" - Gonzalo Isaacs, Managing Director Syndications, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

"The year's No 1 conference for current market trends and networking amongst banks and corporate clients" - Paul Grayson, Vice President, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

"This conference continues to be the leading event in the banking market to bring awareness of new developments and trends in LatAm" - German Voss, Vice President. BBVA

"Excellent opportunity to reconnect with key bankers involved in LatAm" - Teresa Nizzola, Chief Representative - Mexico, Export Development Canada

"This event gets better every year with a great overview and potential for networking" - Denise Conn, Debtdomain Product Specialist, in Global Client Relations, Ipreo


Contact us

To register, and for any queries about the event, please contact: Ed Thatcher at

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact: George Johnstone at

For speaking opportunities, please contact: George Khachadourian at