Finding Value: Risks & Opportunities in Japan’s Emerging Securitization Market
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Japan’s economic restructuring and the resulting disposal of billions in dollars of non-performing loans are creating unprecedented opportunities in structured finance. Whether you’re on the buy-side as an investor or on the sell-side as a deal-maker, you need to know how to assess the Japanese market in order to make the right decisions. This half-day conference brings together rating agency experts, financiers, legal specialists and others to discuss how to make the most of Japan’s structured finance market.
|8 – 8:30 am||Registration and Continental Breakfast|
|8:30 – 8:45 am||Welcome and Opening Comments|
John Wheeler, Vice President, Japan Society
Yoshiki Ikeda, President and CEO, Rating and Investment Information, Inc.
Stephen W. Joynt, President and CEO, Fitch Ratings
|8:45 – 9:45 am||Opening Keynote|
Wilbur Ross, Chairman & CEO, WL Ross & Co. LLC
The Outlook for Economic Reform and Japan’s Bad Loan Problem
|9:45 – 10:55 am||Panel One|
What’s the Opportunity in Japan? An Overview of Japan’s Structured Finance Market
Charles Schorin, Executive Director, Morgan Stanley
|10:55 – 11:10 am||Coffee Break|
|11:10 – 12:20 pm||Panel Two|
Finding Value: Investment Opportunities in Japanese Securitization
Jeffrey Zavattero, Managing Director, Head of Integrated Credit Trading, Deutsche Securities, Tokyo
|12:20 – 1:20 pm||Panel Three|
Corporate Restructuring and Securitization: A Recent Case Study
Martha Konishi, Analyst, Structured Finance Rating Department, Rating and Investment Information, Inc.
|1:20 – 1:30 pm||Closing Comments|
Hidetaka Tanaka, Deputy Managing Director & Head of Structured Finance Rating Department, Rating and Investment Information, Inc.
|1:30 – 2:30 pm||Buffet Luncheon|
- Wednesday, May 8, 2002
- 8:00 am