Encouraging growth and unlocking value through infrastructure development in emerging economies

Explore infrastructure opportunities across frontier and growth markets at the Emerging Markets Forum. As prices rise in developed markets, institutional and private investors increasingly search for value in emerging markets. Attend the only event bringing together emerging market specialists with investors keen to put capital to work outside OECD nations.

 

Who attends?

Fund/Asset Managers

To network with emerging markets-focused international and developmental investors while discussing infrastructure opportunities across all emerging markets.

Investors

 To meet managers offering investment opportunities within emerging markets globally, network with other investors and the wider industry to sell assets and recycle capital.

Service Providers

To increase business opportunities and contacts with over 100 delegates coming together in one space.

Key themes for 2020

Infrastructure Investor Global Summit 2020

  • Building together: encouraging deeper collaboration between government, multilateral lenders and private capital.
  • Paying a premium: assessing ongoing political and regulatory risk issues across key emerging jurisdictions.
  • Comparing risk across developed and emerging markets: does Brexit, nationalisation fears and rising global protectionism make emerging markets a better place to do business?.
  • ‘One Belt One Road’ in 2020: where are the opportunities after five years of the initiative?
  • Power generation: will solar and wind investments ever catch up with coal?

One Summit: Seven Forums

The Global Investor Forum is the largest global gathering of institutional and private capital devoted to infrastructure and the focal point of the Global Summit.

Hear from government on infrastructure policy across key global markets and the broader effect of politics and government on infrastructure.

The ESG & Sustainability Forum provides a place to showcase best practice and understand what good looks like from a sustainability perspective.

The Energy Transition Forum is the event to learn from and network with a truly international delegation focused on investment opportunities in renewables and the energy transition.

Your chance to hear from investors leading the digital revolution in infrastructure investment and keep up with opportunities in an increasingly important sub-asset class.

Analyse the benefits of differing investment structures, learn about landmark transactions and pinpoint new opportunities for yield.

World-leading infrastructure managers that attended last year include:

Actis
BTG Pactual
Global Infrastructure Partners India
I Squared Capital
Morgan Stanley
QIC
Actis
BTG Pactual
Global Infrastructure Partners India
I Squared Capital
Morgan Stanley
QIC
Actis
BTG Pactual
Global Infrastructure Partners India
I Squared Capital
Morgan Stanley
QIC

Testimonials

A quote icon for decorating the content Lincoln Webb

Senior Vice President, BCI

If you are serious about infrastructure investing, Infrastructure Investor’s Global Summit should be a fixture in your calendar.

A quote icon for decorating the content Stephane Wattez-Richard

Executive Director, Conquest AM

The Global Summit is the best event to meet peers, investors and keep up-to-date on the key challenges & opportunities the asset class faces today.

A quote icon for decorating the content Holger Haaf

Uniper

To meet so many people in such a short time is not possible without the Summit.

Sponsorship opportunities

 

The Infrastructure Investor Global Summit offers a unique opportunity for organisations to raise their profile as a part of the premier meeting for infrastructure investment professionals.

For more information on available sponsorship opportunities contact Alexander Jakes, alexander.j@peimedia.com, +44 (0)203 862 7498

 

 

 

Raffaele Della Croce

Senior Economist, OECD

Raffaele Della Croce is a Senior Economist at the OECD, in charge of the G20/OECD Taskforce on Long-Term Financing and responsible for producing statistical research and analysis on sustainable finance, long term investment financing and connectivity… Read full bio

Brunello Rosa

CEO & Head of Research, Rosa & Rubini Associates

Brunello Rosa is CEO and Head of Research at R&R. He is a visiting lecturer at the department of international politics and a research fellow of the City Political Economy Research Centre at City, University of London. He is also a research associate… Read full bio

Carlos Sanchez

Director, Climate Resilience Finance - Willis Towers Watson

Carlos Sanchez is Climate Resilience Finance Director for the Capital, Science & Policy Practice at Willis Towers Watson. His work focuses on the promotion of investment solutions aimed at fostering a more efficient allocation of capital for the prot… Read full bio

Katherine Stodulka

Project Manager, Blended Finance Taskforce - SystemIQ

Katherine joined system-change investments and advisory firm SYSTEMIQ in 2016. She now leads the work of the private-sector focused “Blended Finance Taskforce” which looks at how to mobilise private capital for investment in sustainable infrastructur… Read full bio

Eugene Zhuchenko

Director and Founder, ETORE Advisory

Eugene Zhuchenko has 20 years of infrastructure experience. Prior to founding ETORE Advisory, he was the CEO of Long Term Infrastructure Investors Association, managed an infrastructure portfolio at APG Asset Management, led M&A projects at APM Termi… Read full bio
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Day 1
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Agenda

Day 1 - Monday 16th

Emerging Markets Forum 2020
08:50 - 08:55

Introduction from Infrastructure Investor

08:55 - 09:00

Welcome from the Chair

09:00 - 09:40

Building together: Encouraging deeper collaboration between government, multilateral lenders and private capital

Opening panel session

  • Developing the right models for funding and financing projects in emerging jurisdictions
  • Getting national promotional banks more involved in greenfield projects
  • How the choice of procurement model impacts delivery
09:40 - 10:00

A G20 perspective on private investment in emerging infrastructure

Presentation

10:00 - 10:45

Assessing ongoing political, regulatory & ESG issues in emerging jurisdictions

Panel Session

  • Has the regulatory risk perception between OECD and emerging markets changed in the wake of recent political shifts in the UK and the US?
  • The safest and riskiest sectors from a regulatory and political risk perspective
  • How to start a dialogue with regulators
10:45 - 11:00

Comparing risk across developed and emerging markets: Does Brexit, nationalisation fears and rising global protectionism make EM a better place to do business?

Presentation

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee & networking

Emerging Markets Forum 2020
11:30 - 12:15

Defining infrastructure beyond OECD: Are infrastructure-like assets the future?

Panel Session 

  • Is technology changing the definition of infrastructure in emerging jurisdictions?
  • How energy efficiency, natural infrastructure, IAAS and shared services are gaining a foothold
  • Are private investors paying attention and how will technology affect their investment approach?
12:15 - 12:30

Sustainable infrastructure in emerging markets: Are the greenest countries of the future those outside the OECD?

Case Study

12:30 - 13:00

Keynote Presentation

13:00 - 14:00

Networking lunch with ESG & Sustainability and Government Forum attendees

Emerging Markets Forum 2020
14:00 - 14:45

‘One Belt One Road’ in 2020: Where are the opportunities after over five years of the initiative?

Panel Session 

  • Examining the biggest successes so far and the reputation of the project
  • What’s next for the initiative? Prospects for financiers, advisors, developers
  • Overcoming challenges: Opportunism, unsustainable debt and ESG issues
14:45 - 15:00

Where are the most attractive emerging market opportunities in 2020?

Presentation

  • Key reasons to invest in Asian, LatAm & African infrastructure
  • What do global political changes mean for capital flows into emerging markets?
  • How to balance diversification across markets with risk protection
15:00 - 15:30

Coffee & networking

Emerging Markets Forum 2020
15:30 - 15:45

India - What can institutional investors expect in 2020 and beyond?

Presentation

  • Why India is starting to see greater deal flow and investment
  • Getting national promotional banks (NPBs) more involved
  • Investible opportunities in brownfield infrastructure assets
15:45 - 16:30

Power Generation – will solar and wind investments ever catch up with coal?

Panel session

  • Has solar quietly become the cheap energy du jour?
  • Assessing the prospects for wind and solar projects in key markets
  • Can the digital revolution be repeated in solar power and storage?
16:30 - 16:45

Indonesia - what are the implications of moving the capital from Jakarta?

Case Study

  • Removing the burden on existing infrastructure and creating opportunities elsewhere
  • What would creating a new capital from scratch look like?
  • Building a resilient smart city in a rainforest environment
16:45 - 16:50

Closing comments from the Chair

Sponsorship Opportunities

The Infrastructure Investor Global Summit offers a unique opportunity for organisations to raise their profile as a part of the premier meeting for infrastructure investment professionals.

For more information on available sponsorship opportunities contact Alexander Jakes, alexander.j@peimedia.com, +44 (0)203 862 7498