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Agenda Overview

Day 1: Tuesday, September 26, 2017

8:00AM Registration & refreshments
9:00AM Chairperson's opening remarks
Diego Barrios, Senior Relationship Manager, BNP Paribas
Aurelien Nicolas, Head of Investment Banking, BNP Paribas
9:15AM Government Keynote Panel: Securing and moving forward the project pipeline
  • How are new projects being assessed in the context of the new regulatory regime?
  • What standard clauses/templates will be included for future concessions to deliver clarity and flexibility, and to avoid cancellations or delays?
  • What strides are being taken to balance anti-corruption goals against the need to attract investment and participation from large developers and financiers?
  • With such a bulked pipeline of projects in the pipeline, what is being done to attract new players on the equity side and lending side?
  • Traditionally the requirements to become a lender of credit have been very restrictive, have their been advances to attract new international banks to finance projects in Peru?
  • Long-term outlook for infrastructure and energy concessions
9:45AM A new playing field for Peruvian Energy & Infrastructure
  • How do lenders view the pipeline for Peruvian infrastructure assets and opportunities available for funding? Is Peru losing competitive appeal to other countries in the region?
  • How is Peru handling major and complex projects:  A discussion on terminations, delays and the impact on project financing
  • Will large projects continue to be financed in US dollars?
  • Co-financed projects (RPICAOs or CRPAOs), although very attractive for lenders transfer much of the construction risk back to the government. Do lenders see the possibility of financing projects in Peru assuming more construction risk (i.e. availability payments)?
Moderator: Thomas Thorndike, Partner, Garrigues
Jean-Valery Patin, Managing Director, BNP Paribas
Ismael Echegaray, Corporate Finance Manager, Banco Santander Peru
Jorge Yataco Huamán, Managing Director, BBVA Continental
Jose Antonio Gonzales Ramsey, Gerente De Division, Banco Internacional Del Peru - Interbank
José Vergara Oliveros, Gerente de Negocios, COFIDE
10:30AM Project pipeline looking towards 2018: Update on the current status of projects and their financing structures in the context of new regulation
  • How are developers adjusting to the new regulation? How are they managing contract modifications and taking projects forward under increasing scrutiny?
  • Defining risk mitigation strategies and financing structures before entering the bidding process: What are the implications of these new requirements?
  • Debating the costs and benefits of RPI models compared with availability-based structures
  • ‘Obras por impuestos’ and alternative schemes to help developers prepare for the new market landscape
  • Project status updates: Longitudinal, Metro Lima Line III, Obras de Cabacera
Moderator: Carlos Enrique Arata, Partner, Estudio Rubio Leguia Normand y asociados S. Civil de R.L
Marko Harasic, Infrastructure & Energy Consultant
Javier Amézaga, Director General, Cosapi Concesiones
Jose Carlos Valdecantos Álvarez, Country Manager, Alvac
Frederic Schriqui, Business Development Director Latin America, Bouygues Construction
11:30AM Morning refreshments and networking break
12:00PM Transport: Metro, Roads, Train, Ports
  • A number of railway projects have been mooted in the past, Interoceanic Railway, coastal railway, commuter train in Lima, train Huancavelica – Huancayo. How realistic are these projects

  • What are the plans to improve urban road infrastructure in Lima? What will the central government do to support local municipalities in this aspect?

  • Are the private initiatives for ports (Chancay and Salaverry) moving ahead and by when could they be tendered?

Moderator: Alex Emery, Mining and Infrastructure Reporter, Peru, BNamericas
José Ignacio Campos Roca, Director de Dragados en Perú, ACS Cobra Group Dragados
Rafael Villergas, Vice President, Structure Finance, Banco Sabadell
Edgar Patiño Garrido, Chairman of the Board, National Port Authority, Peru
12:45PM M&A activity in the infrastructure sector: Following the departure of some firms from the Peruvian market, what are the opportunities now available for new entrants?
  • Review of the new market dynamic as mid-sized firms expand their activities and new firms enter
  • What is the profile of recent entrants to the Peruvian market?
  • Expectations for the sale and acquisition of infrastructure assets within the framework of the Government decree: What are the key challenges associated with these transactions and how are they being managed?
Rodrigo Franco, Senior Vice President, Brookfield Infrastructure Group
Alan James, Chairman, Senior Managing Director, Macquarie Capital US, Inc.
1:30PM Lunch
2:45PM Alternative Financing: The developing role of institutional investors in Peru
  • What is the appetite of institutional investors for Peruvian infrastructure and energy assets?
  • To what degree are new investors filling the gap left by departing construction companies?
  • What is the outlook for the project bond market in Peru?
Joaquin Brignardello B, Managing Partner, BD Capital
Daniel Dancourt, Partner, HMC Capital
Jonatan Plavnick, Head Of Structured Debt, Latin America, BNP PARIBAS
German Esterripa M, Managing Director, Sigma SAFI
Carlos A Garcia, Director Gerente, Summa Asesores Financieros SA
3:45PM Transmission: Planning for long-term connections
  • What new transmission projects will be required in line with the government’s energy ambitions?
  • Long-term planning to connect remote ENRC projects and guaranteeing links to mining developments
  • Exploring the potential for regional interconnection with Ecuador, Chile and how hurdles to interregional connection can be overcome
  • What financing opportunities will arise from new transmission developments and what will they look like?        
4:15PM Afternoon refreshments and networking
4:45PM Power and energy: With a current oversupply of energy in the market, what are the future energy plans of the Government and how are developers aligning their strategies?
  • How will the government encourage investment in the sector and manage guidelines for future energy projects?
  • What will the balance of gas and renewables look like over the coming years?
  • With a goal of supporting the guidelines of the Paris Agreement, what is the outlook for renewables and what can be expected from the next tender?
  • What is the cost of project financing for ENRC assets?
  • What is the potential for new technologies or alternative energy sources such as geothermal in the Peruvian energy mix?
  • Funding trends for power assets
Moderator: Chase Collum, Senior Reporter, North America, IJGlobal
Daniel Cámac, Deputy Country Manager, ENGIE Energía Peru
Roberto Leigh, Director Business Development, IC Power
Úrsula Vanessa Ferrari Gálvez, Responsable de Desarrollo de Negoci, Grenergy Renovables
Jose Osuna, Renewable Energy Field Professional, Independent
Riquel Ernes Mitma Ramirez, Technical Advisor, Osinergmin
5:30PM Reconstructing infrastructure destroyed by El Niño related natural disasters
  • Determining the scope of reconstruction required across Peru
  • How will recovery efforts be executed and how will construction be financed?
  • What role will the private sector play and when will contracts be awarded?
Pablo Alfredo de la Flor Belaunde, Executive Director, Autoridad para la Reconstrucción con Cambios
6:00PM Chairperson’s closing remarks followed by networking drinks reception