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How to reactivate USD investment into Colombia’s peso-denominated 5G infrastructure projects

Broadcast on Oct 20, 2020 from Livestream: Project Finance & Capital Markets Latin America 2020 - Virtual Conference

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How to reactivate USD investment into Colombia’s peso-denominated 5G infrastructure projects

  • Managing local currency revenues and USD funding needs: How does market capacity, duration, FX hedging costs affect deal structure?
  • How do hedging costs and ability to reconcile currency affect the diversity of investors available to Colombia?
  • Bank funding vs. multilateral vs. capital markets: Which is the best avenue to boost liquidity and reignite investor appetite?
  • How close is the government to reaching full lending capacity? What are the options available to bridge a potential funding gap?
Latin America

Moderator

Juan Pablo Montoya

Juan Pablo Montoya

Director, Corporate and Investment Banking

CIBC

Juan Pablo Montoya

Juan Pablo Montoya

Director, Corporate and Investment Banking at CIBC

Juan Pablo Montoya joined CIBC Capital Markets in March 2019 as a Director of Corporate and Investment Banking, Latin America. Based in Bogota, Colombia, he leads the execution of M&A and Capital Markets projects and participates in the origination of new mandates in the region. Prior to CIBC Capital Markets, Mr. Montoya worked for over nine years in the Latin America Investment Banking team at a competing firm, both in the New York and Bogota offices. Mr. Montoya has extensive M&A, ECM and DCM experience across diverse sectors in Latin America, including power and utilities, oil and gas, infrastructure, telecom and financial institutions. Mr. Montoya graduated Magna Cum Laude in Industrial Engineering from Universidad de los Andes and holds a Masters of Business Administration with Honors from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

CIBC

Juan Pablo Montoya

Speakers

Estefania Leon

Estefania Leon

Investment Director

John Laing

Estefania Leon

Estefania Leon

Investment Director at John Laing

Estefania Leon joined the Bogotá team of John Laing in 2020 as Investment Director. Previously she was Head of Infrastructure and Energy Co-Lead at leading Colombian investment bank Inverlink. Ms Leon has focused her career in public and private sector expertise and has worked on a wide range of 4G PPP projects, private initiatives and core plus infrastructure projects.

John Laing

Jaime Otero

Jaime Otero

Head of Corporate Finance and Investment Banking

Itau Colombia

Jaime Otero

Jaime Otero

Head of Corporate Finance and Investment Banking at Itau Colombia

  • Mr. Otero joined Itaú in October 2012, as part of the Corporate Finance team of Itaú BBA Corporación Financiera in Colombia. Since March, 2017, once Itaú took control of Corpbanca operations in Colombia, Mr. Otero acts as Head of Corporate Finance of Itaú Colombia.
  • Prior to joining Itaú, Mr. Otero worked for Inverlink, an investment banking boutique in Colombia, as VP for two years. Previously he worked in Sumatoria, other investment banking boutique in Colombia, as an Associate for ten years, and before that, he worked in the Investment Banking Division of Corficolombiana in Bogotá, as an Analyst for two years.
  • Mr. Otero holds a B.S in Industrial Engineering and a Master degree in Economics, both from Universidad de los Andes, in Bogotá, Colombia.

Itau Colombia

Pablo Arroyave

Pablo Arroyave

Chief Financial Officer

Odinsa

Pablo Arroyave

Pablo Arroyave

Chief Financial Officer at Odinsa

Odinsa

Pablo Arroyave
Pablo Pulido

Pablo Pulido

Director, Project Finance,

SMBC

Pablo Pulido

Pablo Pulido

Director, Project Finance, at SMBC

SMBC

Pablo Pulido

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