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This eSummit took place on May 5-8
02:00 pm - British Summer Time (GMT+1)

Over 200 leaders joined the online discussions to trace the impact COVID-19 has had on the aviation
industry and how to navigate the turbulent skies that lie ahead post-pandemic. 

Find out what strategies leaders around the world are implementing to overcome the Great Lockdown
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CEOs, directors and industry experts from India, US, Mexico, Germany, Portugal, Brazil and many other countries connected through the Global GRI Airport eSummit in four peer-lead open discussions to have a clearer picture of the status of the industry.

In a time where physical barriers no longer exist, airline and airport operators from all over the world discussed with government officials, financial institutions and investors the real implications generated by the sudden paralyzation of operations.
 
Check out who participated and what topics were covered
05/05/2020 | 14:00 - 15:00 | BST (GMT+1)
Emergency Response
Supporting measures to the global airport ecosystem
  • What are the best practices of government measures related to COVID-19 to rescue the aviation industry during the crisis?

  • Will it be necessary a legal review of the existing concession contracts? 

  • What fiscal measures can be expected to reduce pressure on corporate balance sheets?

06/05/2020 | 14:00 - 15:00 | BST (GMT+1)
Finance & funding
Cash flow and sustainability of the aviation sector
  • How can banks and capital markets help the aviation sector now?

  • Will multilateral funding generate a social and economic positive impact?

07/05/2020 | 14:00 - 15:00 | BST (GMT+1)
Health & Security
A post-COVID-19 world in alert
  • How to rebuild the flow and the air traffic network?

  • How to build up and comply with international sanitary measures?

  • What are the recommendations for ground handling operators?

08/05/2020 | 14:00 - 15:00 | BST (GMT+1)
New concessions and M&A
Pause, wait and see or a sea of opportunities?
  • Can governments structure new auctions now?

  • What risk analysis should be carried out under the due diligence process? 

  • How to solve the demand forecast enigma? How can airport investors analyze new projects with no passenger forecast?

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Club Partners
Accenture - India
Banco Sabadell, S.A. - Headquarter
Grupo CCR
Manesco, Ramires, Perez, Azevedo Marques Sociedade de Advogados
Sectoral Club Partners
ABB - Peru
Baker McKenzie LLP
Deloitte
Demarest Advogados
FTI Consulting
Fitch Ratings - Brazil
Marsh
PwC - PricewaterhouseCoopers - India
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
Transportation Knowledge Partner
Alvarez & Marsal - Brasil
https://www.accenture.com/in-en/company
Bengaluru | Karnataka | India
Accenture is a global management consulting and professional services firm that provides strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations services. A Fortune Global 500 company, it has been incorporated in Dublin, Ireland, since 1 September 2009.
https://www.bancsabadell.com
Barcelona | Spain
Banco Sabadell es el cuarto grupo bancario privado español, integrado por diferentes bancos, marcas, sociedades filiales y Sociedades participadas
http://www.grupoccr.com.br
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
CCR Group is one of the major infrastructure concession companies in Latin America. Divided into four business units, CCR Highways SP, CCR Highways BR, CCR Mobility and CCR Airports, the company operates in the main transportation modes in the region. In the road segment, it controls 3,265 kilometres of highways in four Brazilian states where the highest concentration of GDP passes through. In the transportation of passengers, it holds the concessions of lines 4 and recently won the auction to manage lines 5 and 17 of the São Paulo metro system. In addition, it is responsible for the boat system and the VLT in Rio de Janeiro and the subway operation in the capital of Bahia, Salvador. In airport concessions, the company operates in the airports of Quito (Ecuador), San José (Costa Rica), Curaçao and Belo Horizonte (Brazil). Besides, the CCR Group also has expertise in high-capacity data transmission and airport services in the United States.
http://www.manesco.com.br
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
Manesco, Ramires, Perez, Azevedo Marques Law Firm was founded in 1991. The company had a central role during the institutional changes that occurred in Brazil since the enactment of the Brazilian Constitution of 1988 and participated in the most relevant infrastructure projects since the 1990, offering legal assistance in public and corporate law to public and private agents. Specifically in infrastructure, the Firm supports the structuring of large commercial ventures, either in the public area (concessions and PPPs) or in the private sector (EPC contracts). It has also consistently assisted the government in reviewing regulatory frameworks to enable investments to be made in a modern and secure institutional environment.
http://www.abb.com.pe
Lima | Peru
http://www.bakermckenzie.com
New York | USA
Baker McKenzie is recognized worldwide for its best-in-class client service, practices and for carrying out the most deals year-after-year through our unmatched global platform across 77 offices and 47 emerging and developed countries. Companies based in or with operations in Latin America, routinely rely on our leading cross-border and Latin America energy, mining & infrastructure attorneys for their most important transactional and disputes matters. As the largest law firm in Latin America with over 850 attorneys, we offer clients 60+ years of on-the-ground presence in the region, unique coverage in Latin America across our 15 offices and 7 countries*, and from major finance centers globally. *Through a cooperation agreement with Trench Rossi Watanabe, a Brazilian law firm
http://www.deloitte.com
http://www.deloitte.com
+55 11 5186 1000
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
Deloitte is one of the world’s leading firms, delivering outstanding management, consulting and advisory services in 154 countries, to more than one-half of the largest companies listed in Fortune Global 500, as well as public enterprises and institutions, locally important clients and fast-growing multinational companies. Deloitte is committed to driving economic growth and supporting a sustainable society. Using the Deloitte Network’s insights to handling challenges and opportunities is the gateway to achieving individual growth, business success and to creating a prosperous society. Deloitte has an infrastructure and capital projects team that provides a wide range of services throughout the asset lifecycle, combining global best practices from their experience on the world’s largest and most complex projects to help clients to maximize the value of their investment. We advise public and private sector projects commissioners, as well as both sides of a public-private partnership.
http://www.demarest.com.br
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
Established in 1948, Demarest is one of the most respected law firms in Brazil and is among the largest in Latin America. The firm offers a service of excellence to its clients through the collaborated support provided by more than 250 lawyers, as well as a workforce of nearly 700 employees in its structure. Our multidisciplinary performance model – enabling a perfect integration and synergy among its professionals – also contributes to Demarest’s performance. Clients from all over the world are assisted in domestic and cross border transactions through an organizational structure that includes offices in the major cities of Brazil as well as in New York.
http://www.fticonsulting.co.uk/
New York | USA
FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. Individually, each practice is a leader in its specific field, staffed with experts recognized for the depth of their knowledge and a track record of making an impact. With more than 4,700 employees located in 27 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges and make the most of opportunities. Collectively, FTI Consulting offers a comprehensive suite of services designed to assist clients across the business cycle — from proactive risk management to the ability to respond rapidly to unexpected events and dynamic environments.
http://www.fitchratings.com.br
Sao Paulo | SP | Brazil
Fitch Ratings is a leading provider of credit ratings, commentary, and research. Dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, Fitch Ratings offers global perspectives shaped by strong local market experience and credit market expertise. The additional context, perspective, and insights we provide help investors to make important credit judgments with confidence. Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Fitch Group is comprised of: Fitch Ratings, a global leader in credit ratings and research; Fitch Solutions, a leading provider of credit market data, analytical tools and risk services; and Fitch Learning, a preeminent training and professional development firm. With dual headquarters in London and New York, Fitch Group is owned by Hearst. For additional information, please visit fitchratings.com.
https://brasil.marsh.com/
Sao PAulo | SP | Brazil
Marsh-JLT Specialty is the world’s leading risk advisory and broking business for the Infrastructure Sector. Marsh-JLT Specialty delivers all phases of service to clients, comprising advice, risk transfer including insurance placement and the handling of claims. We help our clients with the complex nature of their risk management requirements, deliver growth, enhance returns, release capital and secure staff & assets in a world of continuous change.
http://www.pwc.com/in/en
http://www.pwc.com/in/en
+91 22 6689 1000
Mumbai | Maharashtra | India
At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. We’re a network of firms in 158 countries with more than 2,36,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, advisory and tax services. Find out more and tell us what matters to you by visiting us at www.pwc.com In India, PwC has offices in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi NCR, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune. For more information about PwC India’s service offerings, visit www.pwc.com/in PwC refers to the PwC International network and/or one or more of its member firms, each of which is a separate, independent and distinct legal entity. Please see www.pwc.com/structure for further details.
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+91-112692 0500 Ext. 6005
New Delhi | Delhi | India
Founded on a century of legal achievements, we are one of India’s leading full service law firms. Our mission is to enable business by providing solutions as trusted advisors through excellence, responsiveness, innovation, and collaboration. We are known globally for our integrated approach. Our 600+ lawyers including 116 partners provide exceptional services across practice areas which include General Corporate, Merger & Acquisition, Private Equity, Banking & Finance, Insolvency & Bankruptcy, Competition Law, Dispute Resolution, Projects & Project Finance, Capital Markets, Tax, and Intellectual Property. Helming major headline transactions and litigation across industries, we advise leading multinational corporations on their India entry and legal strategy impacting their business. We have offices in seven cities across India - New Delhi, Mumbai, Gurugram, Bengaluru, Chennai, Ahmedabad and Kolkata.
http://www.alvarezandmarsal.com
SAO PAULO | SP | Brazil
As a global leader, Alvarez & Marsal is noted for its performance enhancement, restructuring and business consultancy services, which focus on boosting growth and accelerating results for clients. A&M has extensive experience in the infrastructure area and has delivered various management, restructuring and asset valuation projects for highway, port, energy and telecom ventures. A&M believes Brazil is a market that presents a range of opportunities that will help expand its service portfolio. It has therefore created the Infrastructure & Capital Projects (I&CP) department, staffed with consultants trained to offer clients a multidisciplinary approach analyzing a wide range of issues, including, strategy, finance, capital structure, tax, licensing, management and construction support, dispute resolution and asset development. A&M provides potential investors with support during the privatization process and is a one-stop-shop capable of validating underlying value-generating processes.
Pedro Nicolau
Pedro Nicolau
Global Head of Infrastructure & India
GRI Club
Pedro Nicolau
Pedro Nicolau
Pedro Nicolau
Global Head of Infrastructure & India
GRI Club
+55 11 98620-3494
+55 19 3203-0645
Pedro Nicolau is a Partner and the Global Head of Infrastructure and Portfolio Director for India at GRI Group. He leads the infrastructure division which is active in Latin America, India, China, and the USA. He also leads the real estate activities in India with a local team based in Mumbai. Prior to GRI, Pedro worked for Clarion Events Brazil in the Transportation, Mobility, and Sanitation portfolio. He has a bachelor degree in International Affairs at Unesp (São Paulo State University).

Some of the confirmed participants

Abel Rochinha
Abel Rochinha
Invepar
Abhimanyu Diwan
Abhimanyu Diwan
Macquaire
Adriano Pinho
Adriano Pinho
Grupo Vallya
Agathe Vigne
Agathe Vigne
Egis
Alejandro Aguilar Vargas
Alejandro Aguilar Vargas
Grupo Bancolombia
Alejandro Brochero
Alejandro Brochero
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
Alejandro Tenorio
Alejandro Tenorio
Grupo Bancolombia
Alejandro Zamacona
Alejandro Zamacona
Credit Suisse
Alexander Köhnen
Alexander Köhnen
Fraport AG
Alexandre Leigh
Alexandre Leigh
IFC
Amit Rikhy
Amit Rikhy
Carlyle Airport Group
Ana Cândida de Mello Carvalho
Ana Cândida de Mello Carvalho
BMA Advogados
Ana Ludlow
Ana Ludlow
ENGIE México
Ana Maria Vidaurre
Ana Maria Vidaurre
Investment Executive
Abel Rochinha
Abel
Abel Rochinha
PresidentInvepar
Brazil
Abel Rochinha is an executive with over 30 years of experience in leadership positions, either as CFO or CEO, in large companies, such as GP Investimentos Group (Lojas Americanas, FCA, FSA, Argentina Railroads) and Enel/Endesa (Ampla, Coelce and Celg). Since September 2019, Rochinha has been the CEO of Invepar Group (Investimentos e Participações em Infraestrutura S.A). During his management, Coelce (Companhia de Distribuição de Energia do Ceará) won four times Brazil’s Best Distribution Company and Customer Satisfaction Award granted by the Brazilian Association of Distribution Companies (ABRADEE), and Latin America’s Best Distribution Company and Satisfaction Award granted by the Comisión de Integración Energética Regional (CIER).
Abhimanyu Diwan
Abhimanyu
Abhimanyu Diwan
Sr. ManagerMacquaire
India
Adriano Pinho
Adriano
Adriano Pinho
PartnerGrupo Vallya
Brazil
Has been worked in infrastructure projects since heavy construction, teleom and concessions of highways, airports and urban mobility modals. He was responsible for coordinating and facilitating important bidding processes in the companies he worked for, including the winning consortia of the Confins Airport concessions, in addition the acquisition of Quito, Curaçao and São José Airports. To that end, he served in important C level positions of companies such as CCR Gropup and Brasil Telecom. Nevertheless, he worked directly at the concessionaires, having the emblematic participation, for almost 5 years, in BH Airport as director of infrastructure and as president of the concessionaire.
Agathe Vigne
Agathe
Agathe Vigne
Business Development LATAMEgis
Mexico
Agathe Vigne is in charge of Business Development for Egis Projects in Latin America. She has a Master’s degree from Lyon’s Institute of Political studies and the Faculty of Economics of Lyon II, with a specialization in Latin American Energy Policy. After various research projects on Mexico’s national oil company Pemex, she occupied several positions in the French Embassy’s trade and investment office, in Madrid and Mexico. Her current activities aim at developing partnerships with both public and private actors in Mexico in the infrastructure sector, more specifically to implement new technologies and know-how in road operation and maintenance.
Alejandro Aguilar Vargas
Alejandro
Alejandro Aguilar Vargas
Director, Infrastructure & Real EstateGrupo Bancolombia
Colombia
Experienced leader with a demonstrated history of working in the investment banking industry. Skilled in Investments, Distressed Assets, Strategic Management, Project Management, and Team Leadership. Strong finance professional graduated from University of Antioquia with MBA from University of Leicester and specialized programs from institutons such as: University of Medellin, University of Berkeley and University of Oxford - Said Business School.
Alejandro Brochero
Alejandro
Alejandro Brochero
AssociateSumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
USA
Alejandro Tenorio
Alejandro
Alejandro Tenorio
Managing DirectorGrupo Bancolombia
Alejandro Zamacona
Alejandro
Alejandro Zamacona
AssociateCredit Suisse
Mexico
Alejandro Zamacona Urquiza, CFA joined Credit Suisse in 2017 as Associate in Equity Research for the Transportation Latam team, based in Mexico City. Previously, he was at Citibanamex Banca Privada and Citi Private Bank, as VP and AVP, respectively, where he spent 6 years advising UHNW & HNW families on the design and implementation of global multi-asset class investment portfolios. He also collaborated as senior associate during 5 years in SAI Consultores at Investment Banking division. Alejandro holds a Bachelor´s Degree in Economics from Universidad Iberoamericana and earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation by CFA Institute in 2017.
Alexander Köhnen
Alexander
Alexander Köhnen
KöhnenFraport AG
Germany
Alexandre Leigh
Alexandre
Alexandre Leigh
Global Sector Lead for AirportsIFC
UAE
Alexandre has over fifteen years of international banking experience, in both investment and advisory positions with HSBC, Macquarie Capital, and at IFC since 2009, where he covers the MENA region, as well as airports sector coverage globally. His aviation transaction experience includes public sector sell-side advisory for ECM/IPO type transactions, as well as PPP concession type models, in addition to buy-side airport advisory and investment mandates, and he is currently involved in 3 active global airport sell-side transactions. Alexandre is a business school graduate from HEC Paris, and holds an economics degree from McGill University in Montreal.
Amit Rikhy
Amit
Amit Rikhy
President & CEOCarlyle Airport Group
USA
Founding Chief Executive of Carlyle Airport Group (CAG), The Carlyle Group’s global airport development and investment platform. Airport investment and management career spans over 25 years, including involvement in more than 50 airport P3 transactions globally. Former President and CEO of CCR USA. Before that, founder and CEO of Sigma Infrastructure Partners and SVP at Airports Worldwide. Experience also includes leading airport transactions in the United States and globally for Vantage Airport Group and Airport Group International. Directly involved in key US P3 airport transactions, as well as airport privatizations in Europe, the Americas and Caribbean, and Australasia.
Ana Cândida de Mello Carvalho
Ana
Ana Cândida de Mello Carvalho
Partner - InfrastructureBMA Advogados
Brazil
Ana Cândida experience involves various Administrative Law matters: public procurement and government agreements, concession of public services, public-private partnerships, public companies, administrative corruption, accountability and fiscal responsibility, corporate social investment, regulated sectors, administrative proceedings with public and controlling entities (Audit Courts and Comptrollers).She participated in relevant infrastructure projects related to airport, port,railway and water and sewage sectors. She is internationally referenced in relevant legal guides, such as Chambers & Partners Latin America and The Legal 500. She is also CP³P-F certified, that’s granted by the APGM Public–Private Partnerships Certification Program™.
Ana Ludlow
Ana
Ana Ludlow
Vicepresidenta ComercialENGIE México
Mexico
Management Executive with +20 years of Energy & Utilities experience in Mexico and the US
Ana Maria Vidaurre
Ana
Ana Maria Vidaurre
Investment ExecutiveInvestment Executive
Spain
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