Venue: JW Mariott Marquis Dubai
Country: United Arab Emirates
Start date: Monday, January 28, 2013
End date: Wednesday, January 30, 2013
The Middle East Project Finance has now entered its 16th year. The forum is meant for leading project sponsors, lenders and advisors to consider new market trends and recovery, deal structures and the latest commercial opportunities associated with mega projects in the Middle East. This event is the industry’s most trusted event that brings together leading figures from the project finance community from the following sectors: petrochemicals, oil&gas, power, water, renewable energy, social infrastructure and real estate. It involves senior professionals in the project finance sector in the Middle East as well as representatives from international companies who have a vested interest in the regional project finance market.
The project will showcase Saudi Aramco’s financing strategy and its team, including the progress of the region’s most innovative upcoming projects that stretch the client and it sources of finance to the limit. The comprehensive mix of project finance lenders and borrowers ensures that by attending this conference you get the most up-to-date regional marketing insights into the project finance industry and new developments sector by sector.
Here are the key topics that will be explored in 2013:
(1) Analysing the impact of the Eurozone crisis and ongoing global finance challenges on the region’s project finance market.
(2) Debating the key issues for financing projects in the GCC as well as providing a project pipeline for the GCC market.
(3) Examining upcoming projects and economic conditions in key emerging markets including Iraq, Egypt and Libya.
(4) Evaluating the availability of funding for developers including financing from international and local banks, ECAs, bond markets and alternative investment funds.
(5) Assessing which sectors and type of borrowers will benefit most from the bonds market.
(6) Looking at the role of Export Credit Agencies post-recession.
(7) Understanding the challenges faced by private sector borrowers – will banks increase their appetite for lending to purely private sponsors?
(8) Discussing the challenges and opportunities for the region’s PPP market.