The Trainer has over 40 years’ experience in banking, finance and financial training. He has had practical banking experience with major banks in the areas of corporate credit analysis, Corporate Banking Relationship Management and Commercial Real Estate Debt Finance. The trainer was subsequently involved in Commercial Real Estate Financial Advisory business with a then newly formed financial services subsidiary of one of the world’s largest Real Estate advisory firms.
The Trainer has almost 25 years’ financial training experience in about 60 countries focused on large scale Corporate Credit Analysis, Corporate Banking and Structured Debt Finance (Project, Infrastructure and Real Estate Finance). He holds an MSc Real Estate Investment and Finance degree from the University of Reading (2014).
The trainer has worked with participants in a wide range of job functions and experience from Commercial and Investment Banks, Development Finance Institutions, Export Credit Agencies, Public Sector organisations and large corporates.
In today’s volatile markets there is a renewed appreciation of the relatively stable long term cash flows from infrastructure investments. An increasing part of such infrastructure is by necessity being financed on a project – or limited recourse – basis.
Project Finance enables companies to raise focused, risk sharing, finance in key industries and is an increasingly important method for governments to introduce private sector skills, disciplines and funding in a range of sectors.
This programme will provide participants with an intensive overview of the following key elements of an Infrastructure Project Finance:
This programme is designed for personnel working on large scale projects, with limited or no practical experience of Infrastructure Project Finance, working in organisations such as:
A pre course questionnaire will be sent to participants upon registration to help the Course Director deliver a training programme relevant to the participants’ needs.
During the training there will be one or two core case studies used. The focus of case studies and examples will be on typical areas of Infrastructure (such as Roads and Transport and Social Infrastructure (e.g. public sector hospitals and schools)
It has been assumed that participants will have limited or no practical experience of Infrastructure Project Finance. However, to obtain maximum benefit from this training participants should already be familiar with the core aspects of:
Exercise: review of background on a core case study to identify the motivations and objectives of the main parties to the project
Exercise: participants review background on a core case study project and prepare a summarised”risk assessment” based on the risks and mitigants in the project
Exercise: review of a case study project to illustrate the debt financing
Mini exercise: calculation and comparison of investment returns from selected projects
Case study - Participants review an outline summarized Term Sheet for the capital structure, covenants, third party credit support and security for an assigned case study project
The courses we offer can be grouped and booked in unison with a number of secondary and tertiary courses. We believe that expanding and refreshing knowledge is at the heart of the success of the corporate and financial industry.