The coronavirus pandemic has led to an uncertain environment for global universities. From travel bans that restrict movement of students to uncertainty on the status of how courses will be delivered, universities face a number of challenges. Pressures vary from country to country with varying levels of credit impacts. 

What will be discussed:

  • Risk stemming from travel restrictions on international students
  • Expected impacts to tuition, donations and research funding
  • Forecast of public funding and government support
  • Rise in global competition as online courses become more common
  • Inherent sector strengths which will support mitigation efforts
Speakers:
  • Michael Yake, VP-Senior Credit Officer, Sub-Sovereign, Moody's Investors Service
  • Adam Hardi, VP-Senior Analyst, Sub-Sovereign, Moody's Investors Service
  • Edward Demetry, Analyst, Sub-Sovereign, Moody's Investors Service
  • Debra Roane, VP-Senior Credit Officer, PPIF/Higher Education, Moody's Investors Service
Moderator:
  • Susan Fitzgerald, Associate Managing Director - Public Finance, Higher Education and Not-For-Profit, Moody's Investors Service

The webinar will last approximately 60 minutes and will include Q&A.

Following the commencement of TRIM in 2016, there are has been a multi phased approach to the ECB’s TRIM exercise. As we are gearing up for a year of further TRIM exercises and transitioning to review of wholesale and low default portfolios, Moody’s would like to host this webinar to provide:

  1. Further insight to the challenges in the market thus far
  2. The common themes across Europe
  3. Remediation and best practice approaches

Following the commencement of TRIM in 2016, there are has been a multi phased approach to the ECB’s TRIM exercise. As we are gearing up for a year of further TRIM exercises and transitioning to review of wholesale and low default portfolios, Moody’s would like to host this webinar to provide:

  1. Further insight to the challenges in the market thus far
  2. The common themes across Europe
  3. Remediation and best practice approaches