Introduction to Project Finance

Event details

15th July 2011
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About the event


The fragile state of the recovering global economy highlights the importance of minimising risks in raising finance, of which Project Finance is one of the safest and most popular methods of raising finance for major energy. SMi presents a CPD accredited masterclass which introduces the fundamental drivers and techniques of successful project financings, and discusses how borrowers can achieve the best terms and loan pricings in the current project finance market.


This event covers an extensive range of topics and provides a comprehensive survey and in-depth analysis of the types of assets which lends itself to project financing, risk identification, risk preparation, mitigation and allocation. The masterclass is headed by an industry expert who has been a lead finance lawyer for the Sponsors of the Laibin B Power transaction which was the first project financing under the PRC's BOT Law.


Gaining a deeper understanding of what Project Finance is and what it can do for your business has never been more essential due to the reluctance of banks to lend in the current economic climate. The fact that Project Finance is one of the safest structured credit options for banks further highlights the need to learn more about how to raise finance for major energy this way.  


Benefits of attending SMi’s CPD accredited masterclass, Transport and Infrastructure Defence:


Upon completion of this Masterclass, through a combination of presentations and interactive discussion, you will:


  • Acquire an understanding of the essential characteristics of project finance
  • Gainan understanding of the principles of project risk identification, mitigation and allocation
  • Examinea wide range of financing alternatives
  • Discusstheways that controlled project accounts can be used in project finance
  • Assess tools, techniques and information to immediately benefit your business
  • Learnfrom an experienced lecturer with two decades of experience and in-depth knowledge in various areas, including the Energy and Infrastructure Finance Sector.


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