Wells Fargo’s Davis Hebert to provide Financial Outlook for media during MFM’s 2019 CFO Summit

Annual event scheduled for March 7-8, 2019 in Fort Lauderdale
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Davis Hebert, CFA, director, and Senior High Yield Analyst at Wells Fargo Securities will be providing the ‘Financial Outlook for Media for the Media Financial Management Association’s (MFM’s) 2019 CFO Summit. The Summit is scheduled for March 7-8, 2019 at the Pelican Grand Beach Resort in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Hebert, who covers the media, cable, and telecommunications sectors, will present a 2019 outlook on key trends shaping the advertising world, broadcast TV, radio and publishing. Attendees can expect to get a sense for how the markets, both equity and credit, are managing through a rising rate environment and uncertain economic expectations, the potential impact on industry consolidation, and how changing media consumption patterns could influence the top and bottom line.

“MFM is excited to host Davis at this year’s CFO Summit,” said Mary M. Collins, President, and CEO of MFM and its BCCA subsidiary, which serves as the media industry’s credit association. “Our members look to us to provide actionable data that will guide them in their decision making for the year, and Davis will provide valuable insights to inform their outlook and planning.”

Davis joined the High Yield Research team in 2007 and has been a member of the Institutional Investor All-America Fixed Income Research Team the past five years, most recently placing No. 1 in the Broadcasting & Publishing sector, No. 2 in Telecom Services and No. 3 in Cable & Satellite in the 2018 survey. Before joining the group, Davis spent time in leveraged finance on loan underwriting and portfolio management functions for the media and telecom sectors and also has commercial banking experience.

MFM’s annual CFO Summit, co-chaired by, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Secretary/Treasurer of Midwest Communications, and Joe Waring, CFO of Evening Post Industries, is the only forum established specifically to meet the needs of the media industry’s top financial leaders. The 2019 event will feature the latest intelligence and facilitated discussions covering industry-wide interests including sports gambling revenue opportunities, security and cybersecurity, the workforce of the future, and new frontiers for big data.

MFM is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.

CFO Summit attendees will be eligible to earn up to 10 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Credits over the two-day summit.

Additional information about the CFO Summit and an online registration form may be found on MFM’s website, at http://www.mediafinance.org/cfo-summit.

Sponsors for the MFM 2019 CFO Summit include Szabo Associates, BARR Credit, Chubb, Bond & PecaroFastPay, Marketron and WideOrbit. Follow the conversation using #MFMCFOSummit2019.

About MFM and BCCA

Media Financial Management Association (MFM) is the premier resource for financial professionals for media industry education, networking, and information sharing throughout the U.S. and Canada. More information about MFM is available on its Web site: https://www.mediafinance.organd via its updates on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. Its BCCA subsidiary serves as the media industry’s credit association. BCCA’s revenue management services encompass a variety of credit reports on national and local media advertisers and agencies, including Media Whys, a credit report for media businesses which offers a credit score based on industry-specific aging combined with trade data from Experian or D+B. More information about BCCA is available at http://www.bccacredit.comas well as its updates on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

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