Raising debt funding for Greenfield & Brownfield Infra projects
Raising debt funding for Greenfield & Brownfield Infra projects
*This meeting is GRI members only.

Raising debt funding for Greenfield & Brownfield Infra projects

December 3rd
PwC Experience Centre

Raising debt funding for Greenfield & Brownfield Infra projects

India needs large investments in infrastructure for accelerating inclusive growth aimed at poverty alleviation and improvement in quality of life. The domestic Infrastructure funding and finance is in a state of flux since sometime. On both sides of the equation — supply and demand — there are positive and negative influences resulting from the economic slowdown as well as credit scarcity. While demand remains strong from the users of finance, the sources of supply have reduced due to multiple reasons. 

Lack of depth in the financing market, current stress level in the banking sector, lack of innovation in financial instruments, slow development of alternate sources of finance as well as project quality have continued to remain the top Industry challenges over the last decade. Uncertainty in the credit markets is impacting the ability of infrastructure developers to raise finance for infrastructure projects and undermining confidence in private finance models. 

Can creating more IDFs be the solution? Or can we expect some more innovative ideas?

Timetable

Tuesday, December 03th
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Agenda:
04.00 pm - 04.30 pm  |  Registration and Welcome Coffee
04.30 pm - 05.30 pm  |  Discussion
05.30 pm - 06.00 pm  |  Networking Tea
“GRI Club, after establishing a very successful industry networking forum for Indian real estate over the past couple of years, is replicating the same for Indian Infrastructure industry. I have particularly liked the approach of GRI events so far of bringing together a select set of few participants spanning investors - both domestic and international, lenders and developers on a frequent basis to network and talk through their recent high level experiences / industry updates.”
Aditya Aggarwal
Aditya Aggarwal
Partner
Global Infrastructure Partners India LLP
Aditya Aggarwal
Aditya
Aditya Aggarwal
PartnerGlobal Infrastructure Partners India LLP
Mr. Aggarwal Partner, GIP India, has over 20 years of experience across equity investing and project finance. As a part of the leadership team, he primarily focuses on origination, evaluation & capital deployment across infrastructure sectors along with managing the portfolio and creating exits.His current specific responsibilities also include overseeing the build out of Vector Green, the renewable platform. He is a member of the Investment Committee & represents the Funds on the Boards of various Portfolio Companies. In his earlier role,Mr. Aggarwal was a founding member of the core investment team at IDFC Alternatives, which set up IDFC’s Infrastructure Funds business comprising two funds with an aggregate corpus of US$ 2 billion.
“GRI Club has an effective platform for both strategic players and investors to meet and exchange views. The organised meetings and forums are always current and relevant. The network is blossoming within India and beyond”
Boon Chin Hau
Boon Chin Hau
Head of Emerging Markets Investments
GIC - Government of Singapore Investment Corporation - Singapore
Boon Chin Hau
Boon
Boon Chin Hau
Head of Emerging Markets InvestmentsGIC - Government of Singapore Investment Corporation - Singapore
Chin Hau joined the GIC Infrastructure Group in 2008 and currently has lead coverage responsibility for the Emerging Markets. Prior to joining GIC, Chin Hau was an Investment Manager at Pulsar Energy Capital where he invested in projects across the energy sector in Europe and the Americas. Before Pulsar, Chin Hau was a member of the Infrastructure advisory team at Credit Suisse covering a range of projects in transport, logistics and aerospace. He began his career at Singapore Power where he managed natural gas pipeline projects. Chin Hau has a MEng degree from Imperial College London and an MBA from the University of Chicago.
“GRI Club in India is a great initiative to bring together investors and developers in the infrastructure market to discuss long-term solutions that will enhance institutional investments and quality of infrastructure in India; we can expect this forum to become an important medium to voice opinions and provide proactive and practical solutions to many challenges.”
Saurabh Agarwal
Saurabh Agarwal
MD, Infrastructure, South Asia
CDPQ
Saurabh Agarwal
Saurabh
Saurabh Agarwal
MD, Infrastructure, South AsiaCDPQ
Saurabh Agarwal is Managing Director, Infrastructure, South Asia, leading CDPQ’s infrastructure investment efforts. In his role, he is responsible for sourcing, evaluating, executing and managing high-quality infrastructure investments, as well as developing long-term partner relationships in the region. Saurabh has more than 15 years of experience in the investment and technology sectors. Prior to joining CDPQ, he was at Morgan Stanley for nearly a decade, most recently as an Executive Director at Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners (MSIP), playing a key role in the acquisition and management of MSIP’s investments in India across various sub-sectors including super-critical thermal, gas, wind, hydro, roads and a bridge.

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GRI has no speakers, no presentations. Instead, you have a selection of closed-door discussions where everyone can participate.
Much like a conversation in your own living room, the dynamic environment allows you to engage with your peers in an informal and collegial setting.
Surekha Mahajan
Project Leader
Surekha Mahajan
Club Director Infrastructure
GRI Club
+91 99 2007 5521
Surekha Mahajan
Surekha
Surekha Mahajan
Club Director InfrastructureGRI Club
+91 99 2007 5521

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