Financing strategies for global infrastructure

Led by powerhouse Japanese and Korean institutional investors, global infrastructure debt is increasingly on the radar of Asia’s largest LPs.

As appetite for infrastructure debt continues, the dedicated Infrastructure Investor Debt Seminar on 14 November will give opportunity for global fund managers to connect with the LPs looking to complement their equity assets with lower-risk debt strategies.

Who attends?

Fund managers

Meet and network with the Asian investors looking to allocate to global infrastructure debt

Qualified investors

Meet infrastructure debt fund managers and learn where debt fits within an infrastructure allocation.

Service providers

Highlight your unique value while networking with the infrastructure funds and investors committing capital to debt now.

Day 1
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Day 1 - Thursday 14th

Infrastructure Debt Seminar
14:00 - 14:10

Opening and Introductory remarks

14:10 - 14:30

Presentation: Lessons learnt from a debt investor - how to successfully grow a debt portfolio

14:30 - 15:15

Keynote Panel: The rise and rise of infrastructure debt

  • Assessing the rapid rise of the asset class and current debt fundraising landscape
  • The value proposition of infra debt. How does infra debt compare with other fixed income classes such as corporate debt
  • Is Infrastructure debt a lower risk way of liability matching for asset owners, such as insurance companies?
15:15 - 15:40

Coffee break

15:40 - 16:20

Panel: The role of banks in developing Asia’s infrastructure and the future cooperation with private capital

Catharina Dyvik
  • The role of banks and institutional capital compared – in which areas do they still have a competitive advantage?
  • How can banks, governments and private capital cooperate more effectively in the region to spur further growth?
  • Case studies
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Catharina Dyvik

Program Manager, SYSTEMIQ

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16:20 - 17:00

Project finance in Asia

  • What are the specific issues investors face in Asian project finance vis a vis other markets?
  • Current markets for projects bonds, corporate bonds and green financing
  • International banks vs local financing of regional infrastructure projects
17:00 - 18:00

Close of workshop and conference

Catharina Dyvik

Program Manager, SYSTEMIQ

Catharina joined SYSTEMIQ in September 2017, and acts as co-lead of the secretariat of the Blended Finance Taskforce. The Taskforce, launched by the Business & Sustainable Development Commission, is in the process of implementing an ambitious action… Read full bio

Jae Hyung Kwon

Head of North Asia, Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency

Jae Hyung Kwon is MIGA’s Head of North Asia. In this role, Jae Hyung is responsible for developing MIGA’s political risk insurance and credit enhancement business in Korea, China, Mongolia, Philippines, Thailand, India, Nepal and Pakistan. Prior to t… Read full bio
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