Randy Bayless

Credit Suisse

Managing Director, Co-Head of Global Energy and Infrastructure

Randy Bayless is a Managing Director at Credit Suisse in the Investment Bank Capital Markets Division. He is the Co-Head of Global Energy & Infrastructure Group based in Houston. He has responsibility for clients in the exploration and production sector. Mr. Bayless has been a member of the Global Energy group at Credit Suisse since 1999. He has significant experience across M&A, initial public offerings, equity and convertible offerings, high yield and leverage finance transactions and commodities. Mr. Bayless holds a B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin and a M.B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin.

Sessions With Randy Bayless

Tuesday, 8 March

  • 11:40am - 12:30pm (CST) / 08/mar/2022 05:40 pm - 08/mar/2022 06:30 pm

    Future of North American Oil & Gas Supply: Returns, growth, or both?

    Finance & Investment/Trading & Risk Management/ESG

    The intense economic distress of the COVID pandemic created a near-death experience for North American oil and gas companies. Yet it also accelerated a change in the shale business model—a change that produced dramatic returns as prices rose in 2021. Can the shale business model really deliver through the entire cycle—what are the biggest risks for failure? Are current valuations fair and how will the North American system react to rising prices? How should companies think about the tradeoff between reinvestment and returning cash to shareholders? What is the "right" way to return cash to the "right" shareholders? What role will private capital play in future energy investment? How do companies and financiers square the ambition, policies, and investor demand for new energies with the current reality of the hydrocarbon world?