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CUEN: Energy Project Financing

When Mar 02, 2018
from 12:45 PM to 01:45 PM
Where KH107, Keynes House, Judge Business School
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Speakers: Hirofumi Araki, Tadashi Kubo and Troy Lin  (Judge Business School, University of Cambridge)

Project finance is a common finance way not only for energy but also infrastructure, power plant, PPP, real estate and more. The discussion will introduce project finance general concepts, with a focus on the pros/cons in comparison with corporate finance.  It will present project finance application in power generation and associated risks, using case studies in Asia. Finally, the speakers will provide examples of finance on infrastructure and oil and gas in Ghana and Indonesia (including finance with the World Bank group and Take-or-Pay contract).

1. what is project finance
2. typical project structure for power generation and major risks
3. project finance on infrastructure and oil and gas in developing countries


Speaker bios

Hirofumi Araki has a 10-year career in Development Bank of Japan, financing electricity, transportation and PPP projects in Japan.

Tadashi Kubo has 12-years experience of business development and project finance in energy, petrochemicals and infrastructure in Africa, Latin America and Asia. He is currently completing his MBA.

Troy Lin was a project finance banker who advised major energy corporations on bidding greenfield projects in Asia.


The talk is run by CUEN (Cambridge University Energy Network). If you would like to become a member or be added to the mailing list, please contact Harikumar Vijayan, CUEN Chair ().