Padraic Cahill has been working in the European Central Bank since 2016 as a Market Operations Expert within the Financial Markets and Collateral Section in the Market Operations Analysis Division. His main area of expertise is the Eurosystem Collateral Framework with a focus on Asset Backed Securities and Covered Bonds. Prior to this he worked as a Senior Collateral Analyst in the Central Bank of Ireland, which he joined in 2010. He acquired a Master of Science in Financial Economics (Investment, Banking and Risk Management) and a degree in Economics and Mathematical Studies from University College Cork in Ireland.
Dalibor Jarnevic joined DZ BANK’s Asset-Backed-Securities & CLO Trading Desk in 2012 as a Senior Trader, responsible for managing DZ Bank’s European ABS & CLO trading book.From 2006-2011 he was a Portfolio Manager for Asset-Backed-Securities with DWS Investment GmbH (Deutsche Bank Group). He managed several portfolios for institutional clients as well as Retail funds.Before that he held a position as Structurer at Commerzbank AG – Corporates & Markets from 2003 – 2006 for Term ABS transactions for institutional clients and for the Bank’s balance sheet. Until 2003 he was a Portfolio Manager in the Multimanagement Department of Cominvest Asset Management GmbH where he started in 2001 with a TraineeshipDalibor holds a Master degree in Business Administration and Electrical Engineering from TU Darmstadt and is since 2004 a CFA Charterholder.
Dr Oliver Kronat is specialises in advising on German and international structured finance transactions. His experience includes the securitisation of trade, consumer, leasing and loan receivables and the establishment of ABCP Conduit Programmes. He also advises on the restructuring of securitisation and other structured finance transactions as well as on securitisations by insolvent companies. He is a member of the TSI Securitisation Forum (Verbriefungsforum) and was involved in the commenting by TSI on significant draft bills (including the Risk Limitation Act (Risikobegrenzungsgesetz), the Debenture Act (Schuldverschreibungsgesetz) and the implementation of CRD II and III) into German law. Oliver Kronat is also admitted as tax advisor.
Dr Volker Läger is a Director with Standard & Poor's in the European Structured Finance Group, based in Frankfurt (Germany), and Analytical Manager SF Germany. Since joining Standard & Poor's in January 2006, he is focusing on securitisations of German assets and has been involved in various synthetic and cash flow transactions like Auto and Consumer ABS, RMBS, SME CLO, CDO and ABCP transactions. Prior to joining Standard & Poor's, Volker had worked four years as sales person in the fixed income department of Merrill Lynch, Frankfurt. Volker holds a PhD in Finance and a degree in Business Administration from the University of Bamberg.
Sandra Wittinghofer is a partner of the Banking & Finance Group at Baker & McKenzie. She practices with a particular emphasis on German and international securitisation transactions, structured products and regulatory law. She advises national and international banks, trustees, originators, arrangers and investors and corporations. Her transaction experience covers a wide range of asset classes. Sandra Wittinghofer is admitted as Rechtsanwältin and as Solicitor (England and Wales).
Stefan Ziese is responsible for the Securitisation business of Commerzbank with clients, including the Multiseller-Conduit Silver Tower. Since December 2004 he had been responsible for the securitisation team of Dresdner Kleinwort in Frankfurt and from April 2002 – March 2005 in New York. Stefan Ziese has been working for Dresdner Bank since 1992, started as credit analyst, continued as auditor, later head of mission in the audit division, responsible for various national and international projects. Stefan Ziese studied and taught at the Free University of Berlin, the University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN) as well as the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (Washington, DC) and the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University (Cambridge, MA).