International: Petrobras - Preparing for the Future

Speaker: Ted Helms
Speaker Ted Helms
Executive Manager - Investor Relations Petrobras Ted Helms has a long and varied career in finance and investor relations in Latin America. He graduated from Columbia College in the City of New York in 1981 with a degree in Philosophy/Economics. Following graduation, he worked for Manufacturers Hanover Trust Co. (now ...

Executive Manager - Investor Relations
Petrobras





Ted Helms has a long and varied career in finance and investor relations in Latin America. He graduated from Columbia College in the City of New York in 1981 with a degree in Philosophy/Economics. Following graduation, he worked for Manufacturers Hanover Trust Co. (now merged with JP Morgan) from 1981 to 1991, as an international banking officer for the Caribbean and Andean regions. His tenure at the bank included Representative positions in Peru and Venezuela.


 


Mr. Helms worked in the New York office of Petroleos de Venezuela S.A. from 1991 to 1999, where he assisted the company in raising corporate and project finance debt to support the company’s significant expansion plan throughout the decade.


 

He joined Petrobras in 1999 as the General Manager of the New York office of Petrobras, where he has been involved in a wide range of finance related activities to support the company’s growth. He has actively participated in Petrobras’s efforts to access the international debt and equity capital markets, including working with the ratings agencies to obtain an investment grade rating for Petrobras. In August of 2007, he was named as the Executive Manager of investor relations for the company. In 2010, the company completed a $70 billion secondary offering which was the largest capitalization in

Full Description
Mr. Helms will discuss how Petrobras thinks about the future, including its views on oil, gas, and renewables.  The talk will address funding plans for Petrobras’ ambitious investment program during the next five years, as well as the company’s involvement in developing and shaping Brazil's economy.  Regions and segments where capital is currently being allocated and long term capex projections will be addressed.  A brief introduction to Petrobras' partnership with other IOCs/NOCs will also be given.
Organizer Philippe G. Mitterrand

When?

Thu, Mar. 31, 2011
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. US/Central

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Where?

Petroleum Club
800 Bell St., 43rd Floor
Houston, TX 77002

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