Event Start:
01/06/20 09:00
Event End:
03/06/20 17:00
Offices of Pinsent Masons, Level 32, Gateway Tower, 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney NSW 2000
Event Summary:

IPFA Training: Sydney:
Understanding Project Finance & PPPs

Important notice: this event has been postponed.

With the escalation of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) a number of our members are facing strict travel and meeting attendance restrictions. In light of these concerns, we have postponed this training course from its original date of 1-3 June. Once we have confirmed a new date, we will inform members by sending out an email announcement and updating our website. 

IPFA would like to take this opportunity to apologise for any inconvenience caused. However, the health and safety of members and staff is our priority.

Due to some changes in our event schedule, over the coming months we will be producing an increased amount of content for members to access online. You can find our current online content on our website, including industry presentations and webinars.

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We are pleased to announce that due to popular demand, we have scheduled a second training course in Sydney for 2020!

Introduction to Project Finance for Australian PPP’s covers everything from procurement, risk management (from government and private sector perspective) through to cashflows and finance structure. Through discussion of project contractual structures, and risk management techniques used in Project Finance and PPP projects, participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of PPP procurement process and current trends, how risks are managed and allocated in a PPP project, the commercial structuring of PPPs, the role of the SPV and counterparties, and basic financial modeling principles and debt term sheets.

The course will be facilitated by Ian Greer and Martin Locke leading practitioners in the project finance market and will include detailed course materials, interactive discussions, working groups and case studies. Each delegate will also receive a Certificate on satisfactory completion of the course, plus 18 CPD points. Full details of our course instructors can be found here.

The course is beneficial for a range of participants:
- Those new to the industry wanting an understanding of the overall process,
- Practitioners who have been involved in a specialist role and want to understand the broader aspects of the PPP process, and
- Experienced practitioners who are new to PPPs or seeking a refresh.

Organisations that have attended this course include:
- Government agencies including PPP units from Victoria, New South Wales, ACT, Western Australia, New Zealand, and Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development;
- Legal firms – Gilbert & Tobin, Norton Rose, Ashurst, Baker McKenzie, Allens
- Investors, lenders, financial advisers and insurers - PWC, EY, Pacific Partnerships, Plenary, MUFG, Capella, Amber Infrastructure, SMBC, Investec, AMP Capital, Marsh, ANZ
- Technical advisers, operators, equipment suppliers and construction firms such as Cushman Wakefield, Metro Trains, SNC Lavalin and Mitsibushi

The course will be held over three days – the full programme and course fees are set out below.

See full programme here.

Multiple booking discounts:
- 10% discount for two delegates
- 15% discount for three delegates 
- 20% discount for four or more delegates
*applied to the total fee (please note any discounts will be reflected on the invoice)

Coronavirus Guidance
The health and safety of members and staff is a priority for IPFA. Following the COVID-19 (also known as Coronavirus) outbreak we have updated our event guidelines to reduce risks to health from attending our events globally. We urge all delegates to read our Coronavirus Guidance prior to attending any of our activities.


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