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Event Jun 05, 2018

IJ Global’s Chilean Energy & Infrastructure Finance Forum

  • Chile

Shearman & Sterling sponsored IJ Global’s Chilean Energy & Infrastructure Finance Forum on June 5, 2018 in Santiago, Chile.

Partner Gregory Tan, Global Project Development & Finance Practice Group Leader, participated as a panelist on “Industry Leaders: Perspectives on the Financing Landscape and Opportunities Available in Chilean Infrastructure and Energy.” Other panelists included Felipe Sotomayor Rojo, Head of Structured Finance, Chile, Santander; Claudia Valdés Florenzano, Lead Investment Officer, IDB Invest; Davide Ferrucci, Vice President, Power, Infrastructure & Project Finance – Latin America, BNP Paribas; and moderator Francisco de la Barra, partner, Barros & Errázuriz.

Partner Alexandro M. Padres of the firm’s Project Development & Finance practice participated as a panelist on “Desalination in the Spotlight.” Other panelists included Sebastian Errecaborde, Country Manager, Techint Chile S.A.; Bernard Bon, BOT Director, SUEZ South Pacific Region; Jaime Guzmán, partner, Asset Chile; Felipe Diaz, Head of Latin America Corporate Finance and Chief Representative, Santiago Office, SMBC; Nicolas Madsen, Project Manager SGO NPI, BHP Billiton; and Nicolás Balmaceda Jimeno, partner, Barros y Errázuriz, moderator.

With participation by leading project sponsors, investors, local and international banks, legal and technical advisors, the conference provided a platform for debate about the state of the market according to the new Piñera Administration and the impact of new policies on investment.