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Southern Cone Infrastructure and PPP: How are governments looking to increase FDI into their countries’ renewable energy and infrastructure requirements?

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

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*IN SPANISH* Southern Cone Infrastructure and PPP: How are governments looking to increase FDI into their countries’ renewable energy and infrastructure requirements?

  • PPPs, project bonds, structured finance: How are different governments planning to fund their energy and infrastructure needs?
  • How can governments repackage offtaker agreements to make them more attractive to international investors and developers?
  • What other avenues, apart from multilaterals are on the table for financing projects to a short deadline?
Latin America

Moderator

Erik Deidan

Erik Deidan

Executive Director, Debt Capital Markets

Santander

Erik Deidan

Erik Deidan

Executive Director, Debt Capital Markets at Santander

Santander

Speakers

Facundo Salinas Aguirre

Facundo Salinas Aguirre

Facundo Salinas Aguirre

Director, Public Investment at Ministry of Finance, Paraguay

Facundo Salinas is currently the principal of the Directorate for the Public Investment System (DSIP) – Ministry of Finance of Paraguay. Mr. Salinas has worked in the preliminary draft of the PPP Law and in its regulatory decree, which is now in its implementation.

With more than 10 years in the public sector, Mr. Salinas has been the adviser of the Vice Minister of Economy and head of the Department of Public Private Partnership of the DSIP.

Mr. Salinas has also worked as the Head of the Cabinet of the Vice Ministry of Economy, as the Coordinator of the Legal advice of a National Secretariat and attorney's work in legal studies and as an independent litigator.

Facundo Salinas is a lawyer who graduated from the Universidad Católica Nuestra Señora de la Asunción and holds a Master in Law from the University of Barcelona. Furthermore, he has a certification in “Infrastructure in a Market Economy: Public-Private Partnerships in a Changing World” and “Leading Economic Growth” from Harvard Kennedy School.

Mr. Salinas also completed a postgraduate course in: "Current Issues of Constitutional Law" and in “Constitutional Procedural Law” at the University of Buenos Aires and a certification in Public Private Partnerships by the Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey. Mr. Salinas participated in the PPP Training Program at HM Treasury.

Ministry of Finance, Paraguay

Juan José Olaizola

Juan José Olaizola

Juan José Olaizola

Undersecretary at Ministry of Public Works, Republic of Uruguay

Ministry of Public Works, Republic of Uruguay

Wilfried Marchand

Wilfried Marchand

Managing Director, Debt Capital Markets

SMBC Nikko Securities America

Wilfried Marchand

Wilfried Marchand

Managing Director, Debt Capital Markets at SMBC Nikko Securities America

Wilfried Marchand, Managing Director, is responsible for the project bond

business within SMBC Nikko Securities America, Inc.’s Latin America Debt

Capital Markets team. Wilfried joined SMBC in 2014 and has more than 20 years

of experience in debt capital markets, structured finance, and project finance.

Prior to joining SMBC, Wilfried spent 16 years at BNP Paribas where he held

several positions in the structured solutions, securitization, and commodity

finance divisions.

Wilfried has led the structuring, rating, and placement of numerous awardwinning

project bond transactions in the power, infrastructure and oil & gas

sectors for SMBC, which was named Bond Arranger of the Year for 2019 by

IJ Global Magazine. He works closely with SMBC’s Latin America Project

Finance team to advise issuers and project sponsors on raising funding in the

international public and private debt capital markets.

Wilfried received a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Ecole

Supérieure de Commerce de Paris and is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.

SMBC Nikko Securities America

Bruno Pahl

Bruno Pahl

Director, Global Infrastructure Group Latam

Fitch Ratings

Bruno Pahl

Bruno Pahl

Director, Global Infrastructure Group Latam at Fitch Ratings

Fitch Ratings

Bruno Pahl

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