The future of Indian Infrastructure sector and Outcome of 2019 Elections
The future of Indian Infrastructure sector and Outcome of 2019 Elections

The future of Indian Infrastructure sector and Outcome of 2019 Elections

April 24th
PwC Office - Mumbai, India

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Overview

While Infrastructure spending have begun to grow in the last 3-4 years, the share of private sector has dropped sharply. International multilateral and bilateral agencies have been lending to the government, even as domestic banks remain shy of project finance. The recipe for attracting more private capital, particularly foreign, is well known (derisked project structures; creditworthy counter parties; deeper bond markets; faster and objective dispute resolution; among others).
  • In this context, what are the priority implementation steps that the new government can focus on?
  • How can large integrated programs like Economic corridors and Urban upgrades attract private financing?
  • And, what is the role that Multilateral / Bilateral lending agencies can play in catalysing private capital?
  • Are Infrastructure investments and reforms in a pause mode or are we considering a growing trajectory?
  • Should long term investors worry about the outcome or change their strategy post results?

GRI Infra India club members will gather on 24 of April to discuss the future of Indian infrastructure sector and the outcome of 2019 elections.

Advisory Board Members

Boon Chin Hau
Boon Chin Hau
Head of Emerging Markets Investments
GIC
Boon Chin Hau
(65) 6889 8888
Singapore | NY | Singapore
GIC is one of the world’s largest global investors, with well over US$100 billion of assets in more than 40 countries worldwide.
Krishna Prakash Maheshwari
Krishna Prakash Maheshwari
Chief Executive Officer
Adani
Krishna Prakash Maheshwari
+91 79 2555 9401
Bodakdev Ahmedabad | Gujarat | India
Since its inception in 1988, the Adani Group has grown exponentially. Over the last 25 years, the Group has established itself as a leading infrastructure conglomerate from India and put together an integrated value chain that is unique.
Manish B. Agarwal
Manish B. Agarwal
Leader-Capital Projects & Infrastructure
PwC
Manish B. Agarwal
+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.
Pawan Kant
Pawan Kant
President - Long Term Assets
KPTL
Pawan Kant
+912230642100
Mumbai | Maharashtra | India
Kalpataru Power Transmission Limited (KPTL) is amongst the largest players firmly entrenched in the global power transmission and infrastructure EPC space.
Pushkar Kulkarni
Pushkar Kulkarni
Principal - Infrastructure
CPPIB
Pushkar Kulkarni
+91 22 61514400
Mumbai | Maharashtra | India
Investment management organization that invests the funds of the Canada Pension Plan on behalf of its 20 million Canadian contributors and beneficiaries.
Saurabh Agarwal
Saurabh Agarwal
Managing Director, Infra, South Asia
CDPQ
Saurabh Agarwal
+91 11 4957 7802
New Delhi | Delhi | India
CDPQ is a long-term institutional investor with more than more than $286 billion of net assets. We invest our clients’ funds worldwide, targeting high-quality assets rooted in the real economy.
Boon Chin Hau
Boon
Boon Chin Hau
Head of Emerging Markets InvestmentsGIC
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.
Krishna Prakash Maheshwari
Krishna
Krishna Prakash Maheshwari
Chief Executive OfficerAdani
India
Mr. Krishna Prakash Maheshwari has over two decades of experience in the infrastructure industry across various sectors and in various capacities. Currently he is heading the Roads, Rail, Metro & Water Business of Adani Group. Prior to joining Adani, Mr. Maheshwari was heading Essel Highways Ltd. Before joining Essel Highways Ltd., Mr. Maheshwari was heading the Integrated Environment Infrastructure business of UPL Ltd. He has also donned various hats during this 12 years stint with Reliance Infrastructure. He was the CEO of metro business and played a key role in the setting up of the first line of Mumbai Metro as well on the Delhi Airport Express.
Manish B. Agarwal
Manish
Manish B. Agarwal
Leader-Capital Projects & InfrastructurePwC
India
Manish has over 20 years of experience in consultancy services related to financial strategy, investment promotion, financial modelling, project feasibility and policy formulation for public sector and government organizations in various sectors. He has extensive experience in consultancy services related to demand assessment, entry strategies, commercial due diligence, bid advisory and project finance across transportation sectors, urban development project, industrial infrastructure (SEZs, large area & commercial development), etc.
Pawan Kant
Pawan
Pawan Kant
President - Long Term AssetsKPTL
Mr. Kant is an Infrastructure & engineering professional with nearly 30 years industry experience in Core Infrastructure, construction, Real Estate sectors. He has worked with reputed organizations such as Great Eastern Shipping Co Ltd, Hindustan Construction Company Ltd, Sembcorp Construction and Engineers (Singapore), the Tata Group. He has worked across functions such as Project Financing & Structuring, Strategic Planning, Project Execution, Operations, Commercial and Contracts, Tendering and Business development. He has worked in India, Middle East and Singapore on large infrastructure projects such as Roads, Industrial park, SEZs, Power Transmission, Condominium projects, Townships, etc.
Pushkar Kulkarni
Pushkar
Pushkar Kulkarni
Principal - InfrastructureCPPIB
India
Pushkar Kulkarni leads the Infrastructure practice for Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) for India. CPPIB is amongst the world’s Top Ten Pension funds with AUM of C$ 279 bn. As their first investment in India, CPPIB has made an investment of INR 20 bn. into L&T IDPL making it one of the largest Private Investment in the roads sector. Prior to CPPIB, Mr. Kulkarni has worked in several esteemed organizations including Serco, an Infrastructure Services company, he served as Managing Director for India. Efkon India a leader in ITS systems for Transport Infrastructure and Philips. He has represented the Bureau of India Standards at the ISO on several Intelligent Transport System expert committees.
Saurabh Agarwal
Saurabh
Saurabh Agarwal
Managing Director, Infra, South AsiaCDPQ
India
Saurabh Agarwal is the Managing Director, Infrastructure, spearheading CDPQ’s infrastructure investment efforts in South Asia, based in New Delhi, India. He is responsible for strategy development, sourcing, evaluating, executing and managing high-quality investments, as well as developing long-term partner relationships in the region. Saurabh has 19+ years of experience in financial and technology sectors. At CDPQ, he leads CDPQ’s investments across sectors including utilities, renewables, transportation, telecom and social.

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Sectoral Club Partner
PwC
Industry Partner
Global Infrastructure Hub
+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.
http://globalinfrastructurehub.org/
Sydney | Australia
The Global Infrastructure Hub is the only organisation dedicated solely to infrastructure in both developed and emerging markets. We focus on collaborating with governments, the private sector, multilateral development banks and other international organisations to promote the enabling environment that will allow the identification and development of infrastructure projects that are high-quality, resilient, sustainable and needed, in a rapidly-evolving world. Our aim is to help bridge the gap between public and private sectors, helping governments unlock trillions of dollars in private investment to fund much needed public infrastructure, creating productive economies and more liveable cities.
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