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| Brazil Leadership Forum - November 29 & 30, 2006 Latin American Parliament Sao Paulo, Brazil www.cg-la.com/blforum.htm |
Launching Brazil's Next Wave of Infrastructure Project Investment: New Models, and New Strategies are Key Features of the Brazil Leadership Forum – including the Brazilian PPP program and workshop, the IIRSA Latin American Integration program, the IDB's new InfraFund for Feasibility Studies and... The New Area of Sub-National Project Lending:
Understand the new models of financing municipal projects in Brazil's fast-growing hinterland Meet with the major sub-sovereign project developers and engage in the upcoming wave of public private partnerships in state and municipal governments Schedule private meetings with the decision makers for the new multilateral sub-sovereign lending and risk mitigation vehicles Register Now!
Critical Projects (35 Projects, nearly $50 Billion in Enterprise Value) The featured participants of the Leadership Forum are the project presenters, the people building Brazil's critical projects, and the people building Latin America's "New Continent" integration projects in:
Electricity Generation Ports, Rail and Highways Urban Mass Transit Ethanol Logistics & Biomass Cogeneration Oil & Gas Water & Wastewater Strategic Projects Newly confirmed projects include: Guarulhos Airport Light Rail: $1.2 Bn Sao Paulo Metro Line 5: $1.3 Bn São Paulo Export Corridor PPP: US$80 MM São Bernando do Campo Urban Mass Transport Project: US$254 MM CAF PRAM Municipal Support Program Other recent project confirmations include the Rio Madeira hydro project, which will anchor the generation project panel, and the Port of Manta expansion project, part of a lineup of Brazilian and regional projects that make up the IIRSA workshop. See Project Descriptions Register Now!
Strategic Relationships The Brazil Leadership Forum harnesses a heavy-hitting lineup of speakers, keynotes, and presenters, each bringing a distinct viewpoint on Brazilian infrastructure and its opportunities, from finance to delivery to operation. Schedule private meetings with project presenters, speakers and sponsors, including:
Luiz Fernando Furlan, Minister of Development, Industry & Commerce Demian Fiocca, President, BNDES Joaquim Levy, Vice President, Inter-American Development Bank Gregory Manuel, Special Advisor to the US Secretary of State and International Energy Coordinator invited Curt Goulding, President, FCStone do Brazil Eduardo Gurevich, Lacaz Martins Paul Leatherdale, Managing Director, DEPFA BANK plc Rob Mercer, Vice President of the Americas, SAS Sergio Monaro, Director of Project Finance, Citigroup Michael Ratliff, Head of Infrastructure, Private Sector Department, IDB Saturnino Sergio, President, Infrastructure, FIESP Carlos Roberto Silvestrin, Executive Director, Cogen SP Joern Steinmetz, Manager & Head of Panprojects Brazil, Panalpina Paulo de Tarso Carneiro, Department Head for Waterways, Ministry of Transport Gersan Zurita, Senior Director, Fitch Ratings
In addition to project decision-makers, private meetings are available with a range of financial institutions and resources including the Inter-American Development Bank's InfraFund, Caixa de Previdência, and CAF's municipal finance program. Private meetings are available first-come, first-served.
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New Gold Sponsor Citigroup Represented by Sergio Monaro, Citigroup Director of Project Finance, Citigroup Agency and Trust has confirmed their Gold Sponsorship of the BLF. Citigroup Agency and Trust offers the full spectrum of corporate trust services in Brazil and over 50 countries around the globe, including Accounts Bank, Collateral Agent, Escrow Agent, Paying Agent and Administrative Agent to support most type of financial transactions, including Project Finance, Corporate Finance, Debt Issuance, Mergers and Acquisitions. Mr. Monaro will moderate the Strategic Infrastructure panel on Day 1.
BLF sponsoring companies and organizations include: Diamond Sponsor SAS; Platinum Sponsor Caixa Economica Federal; Gold Sponsors Banco do Brasil, BNDES, Control Risks, DEPFA BANK plc, FCStone, General Electric, Lacaz Martins, Panalpina Projects and WestLB; Rich Networking Sponsor is Fitch Ratings. Supporting Organizations include ABDIB, ABCON, AESBE, Brasil-China Chamber of Commerce and Industry, COGEN-SP, FIESP, Gerson Lehrman Group and Sistema FIRJAN. Media Sponsors include: América Economía, Business News Americas, Jornal do Comércios, Latin America Monitor, Latin Finance, Latin Trade and Trade and Transport.
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