This year’s conference will present the latest opinions within the infrastructure market from key professionals in PPP, project financing and future market sectors such as renewable energy ventures. Through discussions on the latest infrastructure projects in the region, informative presentations and networking opportunities, this premier event will provide an unrivalled gathering of industry’s infrastructure developers, investors, financiers & government agencies in the Benelux region.
The Forum will provide insight into the recent changes of project financing for infrastructure in the Benelux area and evaluate the new mechanisms of investment such as debt financing, Public-Private Partnerships (PPP), refinancing projects and subsidies such as the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF). Other new topics for this year include looking at the challenges of project risk in new markets for enticing investors; issues of increasingly greener regulations on slowing progress for projects; lessons learnt from outside of Benelux such as from the Calais Harbour expansion project; a look into future markets and where investment could be heading such as energy storage, offshore wind and geothermal energy projects; and a detailed look at international investment into Benelux infrastructure.
Featured speakers will include: 3i, ABN AMRO Bank N.V, AG Real Estate, Alexa Capital, Allen & Overy LLP, Allianz Global Investors, BNG bank, DEME, DG ECONOMIC & FINANCIAL AFFAIRS , DIF, Green Giraffe, Green Investment Bank, ING Investment Management Europe, Integrate Think Tank, Macquarie Capital, MEAG MUNICH ERGO Kapitalanlagegesellschaft mbH, NN Investment Partners B.V, Nord LB, Northland Power Europe Inc., PMV , Simmons & Simmons, SMBC Europe Limited Amsterdam Branch, Stibbe, Ventolines and more
Highlights in 2017:
- Detail on emerging markets and future investment opportunities, especially in the renewable sector
- Explore financing specifically related to Public-Private Partnerships (PPP)
- Engage with alternative forms of investment, such as refinancing and debt financing
- Hear the European Union’s High-Level Task Force discuss their latest findings on social infrastructure
Case study updates from major regional projects, including recent offshore tenders, energy storage, data networks and Calais Harbour