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Banco de España – Banco de Portugal – European Investment Bank Conference "Financing Corporates: Lessons from the COVID-19 Crisis and Challenges Ahead"

4 April 2022
Banco de España, Madrid

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The Banco de España, the Banco de Portugal and the European Investment Bank are organising a Conference on “Financing Corporates: Lessons from the COVID-19 Crisis and Challenges Ahead”, to be held on 4 April 2022 at the Banco de España’s headquarters in Madrid.

Elisa Ferreira, European Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms, will give a keynote speech.

The programme includes a high-level policy panel with the following panellists: Pablo Hernández de Cos, Governor of the Banco de España; Mário Centeno, Governor of the Banco de Portugal; and Ricardo Mourinho Félix, Vice President of the European Investment Bank.

Attendance is by invitation only.

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Presentations

4 April 2022
 
09.00 - 09.05
Welcoming remarks

Soledad Núñez, Member of the Governing Council and Executive Commission, Banco de
España

09.05 - 09.20
Keynote speech

Elisa Ferreira, European Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms

09.20 - 09.30
Main results of the EIBIS for Spain and Portugal from an EU perspective

Ricardo Santos File PDF: Opens in a new window (770 KB), Economics Department, European Investment Bank

09.30 - 10.40
Session 1: The effectiveness of firm level policies deployed during the COVID-19 crisis

Chair: Soledad Núñez, Member of the Governing Council and Executive Commission, Banco de España
Nuno Alves File PDF: Opens in a new window (960 KB), Head of the Economic Research Department, Banco de Portugal
Laurent Maurin File PDF: Opens in a new window (2 MB), Economics Department, European Investment Bank
Sergio Mayordomo File PDF: Opens in a new window (1 MB), Head of the Financial Analysis Division, Banco de España

10.40 - 10.55
Coffee break
10.55 - 12.15
Session 2: Finance needs to support the recovery, digitalisation and the green transition

Chair: Carlos Thomas, Associate Director General Economics and Research, Banco de España
Gilles Badot File PDF: Opens in a new window (2 MB), Director of Iberia Department, European Investment Bank
Luisa Gómez Bravo, Global Head of Corporate and Investment Banking, BBVA
Paulo Macedo File PDF: Opens in a new window (1 MB), Chief Executive Officer, Caixa Geral de Depósitos, S.A.
Carmen de Pablo Redondo File PDF: Opens in a new window (2 MB), Chief Financial Officer, Cepsa

12.15 - 13.00
High-level policy panel: NGEU and structural reforms

Chair: Debora Revoltella, Head of the Economics Department, European Investment Bank
Pablo Hernández de Cos, Governor, Banco de España
Ricardo Mourinho Félix, Vice President, European Investment Bank
Álvaro Novo, Director of the Governor’s Office, Banco de Portugal