S&P Capital IQ™ Explores Spill-Over Effect of Oil Prices on the Investment Landscape at London Energy Event

26 November Conference in London to Offer Multi-Discipline Perspectives and Insights for Investors, Lenders and Industry Professionals

Nov 14, 2014 / 09:30 AM
London, UK

London, 14 November 2014 -- Analysts and area specialists from S&P Capital IQ, Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services, S&P Dow Jones Indices and Platts will provide unique perspectives and essential intelligence on the energy sector at a one-day programme for institutional investors, advisors and industry professionals at the Andaz Hotel, 40 Liverpool Street, London on 26 November.

As the oil price continues to dominate the headlines, financial professionals have begun speculating how low it can go. At S&P Capital IQ’s event, professionals from across McGraw Hill Financial will look at what this might mean for asset prices, credit risk levels and the energy sector more broadly.

Financial and Energy journalists interested in attending should contact by 20 November to register, and/or James Harvey at or by phone at 020 3440 5656 to arrange interviews with speakers.

Among the topics to be covered at this event are:

  • What can be learned from 2014 oil market development
  • The correlation between oil prices and risk
  • Oil and gas issuers’ ratings distribution and outlook – does price impact credit quality?
  • Energy in commodity indexes and its impact on index performance
  • The implications of carbon exposure risk for corporates


What:  Multi-asset class perspectives and discussion of the spill-over effect of oil prices on the investment landscape by senior S&P Capital IQ, Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services, S&P Dow Jones Indices and Platts’ analysts and area specialists.

Who:  Speakers and panelists include:

  • Imogen Dillon Hatcher, President, S&P Capital IQ
  • Silvina Aldeco-Martinez, Managing Director, Product & Market Development EMEA, S&P Capital IQ
  • Catarina Souza, Associate, Solutions & Services, S&P Capital IQ
  • James West, Director, Product & Content, S&P Capital IQ
  • Simon Redmond, Director, Corporate Ratings Oil & Gas Fertilizers, Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services
  • Michael Wilkins, Managing Director, Infrastructure Finance Ratings, Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services
  • Tim Edwards, Director, Index Investment Strategy, S&P Dow Jones Indices
  • David Ernsberger, Global Editorial Director, Oil, Platts
  • Paul Waine, Global Director, Commodity Risk Solutions, Platts


Why: Professional investors, investment managers, and industry professionals can gain awareness of industry insights and knowledge of S&P Capital IQ, its sister organisations and other leading providers of financial market intelligence. S&P Capital IQ delivers its research, data and commentary every day through products such as the S&P Capital IQ desktop, Global Credit Portal, and more.

When: Wednesday 26 November, from 8:15am until 1:30pm.

Where:  Andaz Hotel, 40 Liverpool Street, London. EC2M 7QN

Event Details:  Click here to register for the event. 

About S&P Capital IQ

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