What can institutional investors expect & proactively create in 2020 & beyond?
What can institutional investors expect & proactively create in 2020 & beyond?
*This meeting is GRI members only.

What can institutional investors expect & proactively create in 2020 & beyond?

January 16th
Sofitel BKC Mumbai

Infrastructure has been one of the cornerstones of India’s development, with exponential growth over the past decade.

The country’s mammoth infrastructure needs are estimated to reach $4 trillion by 2040. The Indian government has increased its infrastructure spending significantly in the last four years to over $60bn annually, to reach targets for infrastructure development. However, to bridge the gap, the country has developed a comprehensive institutional framework for private participation in infrastructure.

Institutional investors have increasingly participated in the financing, building and operating of infrastructure through PPPs. Investor appetite for infrastructure has grown steadily since the global financial crisis. Long-term patient capital owners are increasingly adding infrastructure to their asset allocation.

With the latest introduction of the National Infrastructure Pipeline (NIP) is the stage set to continue this exciting journey into the new decade? What can Institutional investors expect from the Infrastructure market? What opportunities would the institutional investors like to create and which ones would they like to grab? Does the way forward look full of possibilities or is cautious investments the way to go ahead?


Thursday, January 16th
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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
Global Infrastructure Partners - India
Aditya Aggarwal
Aditya Aggarwal
CEOGlobal Infrastructure Partners - India
Mr. Aggarwal Partner, GIP India and CEO GIP Singapore 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.
“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 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
Managing Director, Infra, South Asia
CDPQ - Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec - India
Saurabh Agarwal
Saurabh Agarwal
Managing Director, Infra, South AsiaCDPQ - Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec - 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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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
Director - Infrastructure
GRI Club
Surekha Mahajan
Surekha Mahajan
Director - InfrastructureGRI Club

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