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Barbara Mattos

Senior Vice President

Moody’s Latin America

Barbara Mattos is a Senior Vice President in Moody’s Corporate Finance Group in São Paulo, Brazil, leading the credit analysis and rating process for a diversified portfolio of Basic Industries companies, including mining, steel, pulp & paper and a few industrials in South America.

Prior to joining Moody’s in 2011, Barbara worked at FRAM Capital as an equity research analyst and at ABN Amro Bank in the strategic planning/investor relations team. She also worked for Wintershall AG and Cambridge Energy Research Associates in Cambridge, MA.

Barbara received both her bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree in accounting from Fundação Getulio Vargas in Brazil. She holds an MBA from the Yale Graduate School of Management in New Haven, CT. Barbara is a CFA Charterholder. 


Finance Session: Cost Efficiency Even When Prices Are Rising? What is the View from the Finance Sector?

Day 1

Tuesday, 14 August, 2018

  • How are producers and suppliers balancing their books when pricing levels are still not reaching the heights to recover losses?
  • What impact has the consolidation in the market had on the balance sheet of producers? Will there be a long term impact or is it just a short term factor?
  • The catch-22: Digitalisation costs money, but saves money in the long run. How can businesses reconcile these two facts?
  • To what extent does partnership and consolidation increase liquidity in the short term?