Infrastructure Partner Nicolai Sarad moderated a panel on, “Which financing structures are available to address Latin America’s evolving long-term infrastructure needs?” at the Bonds & Loans Latin America & Caribbean 2021 hosted by GFC Media Group. The topics that addressed by the panel included:
- Reactivating the region’s project pipeline: How has could potential downgrades impact construction risk and prospective project completion in 2022? What instruments (and currencies) are developers and FIs using to rekindle progress on these projects?
- With international and local banks now able to finance longer-dated tenors, how has the role of development banks and multilaterals changed when financing these projects?
- Bank funding vs. multilateral vs. capital markets: Which is the best avenue to boost liquidity and reignite investor appetite?
- Project bonds vs. structured finance vs. large vs. smaller project schemes: Which financial instruments and commercial opportunities are sponsors favouring when looking for infrastructure investment in Latin America?
The in-person event brought together over 300 leading government officials, regulators, investors, bankers and corporates and featured over 50 expert speakers.
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