Sixth Annual Sovereign Debt Restructuring Conference: Risks in a High-Interest Rate & Strong US Dollar Environment – Session IV

VIDEO March 5, 2023

Speaker / Author

Liam Localio

Managing Director, Farallon Capital Management

Liam Localio joined Farallon Capital Management in 2022, and is a Managing Director in the Credit group focused on emerging markets sovereign investments. Previously, he was a Managing Director at Greylock Capital Management with responsibility across the firm’s positions in distressed and special situations sovereigns and corporates. Prior to that, he was a member of the investment banking group at BroadSpan Capital in Miami, advising creditors and debtors in the restructuring of corporate and sovereign debt in Latin America and the Caribbean. Mr. Localio received a BS in Economics with a concentration in Finance from the Wharton School at the ... Read More

Rafael M. Molina

Senior Managing Director, Newstate Partners LLP

Rafael has 25 years of experience advising a wide range of clients on finance related matters, including liability management strategies aimed at optimizing debt service profiles and yield curves, enhancing risk management practices, and the financing of sustainable infrastructure projects.  His experience includes:

  • Advising governments around the world in addressing public sector debt challenges, including the restructuring of public sector liabilities and the enhancement of risk management operations
  • Advising governments on the formulation and implementation of targeted liability management strategies
  • Advising sovereign fixed-income creditors and creditor committees on consensual negotiations to settle outstanding public sector claims
Rafael is currently leading the ... Read More

Federico Sequeda

Head of Country Research & Portfolio Manager, Morgan Stanley Investment Management

Federico is the head of Country Research and a portfolio manager on the Emerging Markets team at Morgan Stanley Investment Management. He oversees the country research process and is responsible for buy and sell decisions, portfolio construction and risk management for the team’s emerging markets strategies. He joined Eaton Vance in 2010. Morgan Stanley acquired Eaton Vance in March 2021. Federico began his career in the investment management industry in 2009. Before joining Eaton Vance, he was an investment associate with Bridgewater Associates, LP. Federico earned a B.A., magna cum laude, from Dartmouth College. He is a CFA charterholder. Federico ... Read More