Projects & Money - Presented by Infocast
  • January 16 - 18, 2018 | New Orleans, LA

  • Network with Leading Project Developers and the Financial Community

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Join Leading Project Developers and Capital Providers

Once again, this January, leading project developers and the financial community will gather in New Orleans to kick off their year at Projects & Money. This dynamic event has developed a growing, dedicated following by creating a powerful venue for the project finance community to connect, share information about upcoming project opportunities and hear the best available outlook on the financing landscape and deal making opportunities.

Projects & Money is truly the “one stop meeting central for project professionals”…what one attendee calls “a definite annual calendar event.”

Projects & Money is the place where you can get the latest information about the business development outlook and what financial alternatives you can turn to in the market. It is your chance to stay ahead of the market and find out what doors are open and available for business.

Networking also plays a key role at Projects & Money. The hallways are always filled with key players from the project community sharing their plans for the upcoming year and discussing new opportunities that will lead to successful deals.

Projects & Money is the ideal way to launch your 2018 calendar year!

Projects & Money kicks off with a Welcome Reception
January 16, 2018 | 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Welcome Reception is the first of many opportunities at Projects & Money to meet friends and establish new relationships. It’s a great way to start your stay in New Orleans, get the interaction going, and set up plans for a night on the town.

Interested in Sponsoring Projects & Money 2018?

Contact Maggie Trigueros
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818-888-4445 ext 55


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Interested in Speaking at Projects & Money 2018?

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Featured Speakers

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Participating Organizations

  • ACCIONA US
  • ADVANCED MICROGRID SOLUTIONS
  • AMP CAPITAL INVESTORS (US) LIMITED
  • ARES ENERGY INVESTOR FUNDS
  • AXIUM INFRASTRUCTURE
  • BLACKROCK
  • BLACK & VEATCH
  • BMO CAPITAL MARKETS
  • BRACEWELL LLP
  • CANADIAN SOLAR
  • COBANK
  • COHN REZNICK CAPITAL MARKETS SECURITIES, LLC
  • CROWELL & MORING
  • CYPRESS CREEK RENEWABLES
  • DYNEGY INC.
  • E3 CONSULTING
  • EDP RENEWABLES NORTH AMERICA
  • EMBERCLEAR
  • ETC ENDURE ENERGY LLC
  • GABEL ASSOCIATES, INC.
  • HALYARD ENERGY
  • HOGAN LOVELLS
  • IHS ENERGY
  • INDEPENDENT ENERGY PRODUCERS ASSOCIATION
  • INFINITY RENEWABLES
  • INFRA-ENERGY CAPITAL ADVISORS LLC
  • INNOVATIVE SOLAR SYSTEMS
  • INVENERGY LLC
  • INVESTEC GROUP
  • JEFFERIES
  • JOHN HANCOCK
  • LEIDOS
  • LOEB & LOEB LLP
  • LS POWER
  • MARATHON CAPITAL
  • MISO
  • MVP CAPITAL
  • NATIONAL FIDELITY TITLE
  • NEW ENERGY CAPITAL PARTNERS
  • NORTON ROSE FULBRIGHT
  • NRG
  • NTE SOLUTIONS
  • ORION ENERGY PARTNERS
  • PANDA POWER FUNDS
  • PJM INTERCONNECTION, LLC
  • ROCKLAND CAPITAL
  • SPOWER
  • STARWOOD ENERGY GROUP
  • STOEL RIVES
  • TENASKA POWER SERVICES CO.
  • WELLS FARGO
  • WOODLANDS ENERGY MANAGEMENT LLC

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The Roosevelt New Orleans
130 Roosevelt Way
New Orleans, LA 70112
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Karl Dahlstrom

HALYARD ENERGY

Bernardo Goarmon

EDP RENEWABLES NA

Basilio Guerrero

ACCIONA US

Ray Henger

SPOWER

Matt Langley

INFINITY RENEWABLES

Brian Magner

NRG

Lawrence J. Makovich, Ph.D.

IHS

William Nordlund

PANDA POWER FUNDS

Seth Shortlidge

NTE SOLUTIONS

Paul Segal

LS POWER

Raj Suri

EMBERCLEAR

Himanshu Saxena

STARWOOD ENERGY GROUP

ICF

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ICF (NASDAQ:ICFI) is a global consulting and technology services provider with more than 5,000 professionals focused on making big things possible for our clients. We are business analysts, policy specialists, technologists, researchers, digital strategists, social scientists and creatives. Since 1969, government and commercial clients have worked with ICF to overcome their toughest challenges on issues that matter profoundly to their success. Come engage with us at icf.com.

Marathon Capital

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Marathon Capital is a leading financial advisory and investment banking firm focused on providing financial advice in the areas of M&A, capital raising of debt and equity, project finance, tax equity, financial restructuring, recapitalization, bankruptcy and workout situations in the energy sector. Marathon Capital is a three-time recipient of the “Best Renewable Asset M&A Advisor” Award (2013, 2014, 2016), as well as the “Renewable Generating Project Finance Deal of the Year” Award (2016) in Power Finance & Risk’s Annual Power Finance Deals and Firms Awards.

Akin Gump

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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has one of the world’s leading project finance and renewable energy practices. We represent developers, lenders, equity investors, manufacturers, technology companies and other sector participants in a broad array of energy and infrastructure projects, with a focus on the development, financing, operation, acquisition and disposition of renewable energy projects and renewable energy companies.

Our team has significant experience across all renewable energy technologies, including wind, solar, geothermal, biomass, biofuel and hydroelectric projects and over the past year we have been lead counsel on the three largest renewable energy projects financed in the United States.

Ballard Spahr

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Ballard Spahr LLP, an Am Law 100 law firm with more than 500 lawyers in 14 offices in the United States, provides a range of services in litigation, business and finance, real estate, intellectual property, and public finance. Our clients include Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions, life sciences and technology companies, health systems, investors and developers, government agencies and sponsored enterprises, educational institutions, and nonprofit organizations. The firm combines a national scope of practice with strong regional market knowledge.

Black & Veatch

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With more than 100 years of service, Black & Veatch has helped clients improve the lives of people in more than 100 countries through consulting, engineering, construction, operations and program management.

Black & Veatch’s Smart Integrated Infrastructure business supports the innovations of utilities and cities by establishing the foundation of all smart functions as we bring together physical infrastructure, communication networks and data analytics to infuse intelligence into systems. As a global leader in Critical Human Infrastructure, our technologies boost sustainability, resiliency, efficiency, economic health and cultivate new system-wide intelligence at utilities and along roadways, in cities and beyond.

Bracewell

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Bracewell is a leading law and government relations firm serving the power, oil and gas, financial services, technology and public finance industries throughout the world.

Our industry focus enables us to maintain cutting-edge experience and in-depth knowledge of the commercial, legal and regulatory challenges faced by our clients so that we can provide the most effective legal solutions to facilitate transactions and resolve disputes.

CIBC Capital Markets

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CoBank

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With over $125 billion in assets, CoBank is a national cooperative bank serving vital rural industries. We provide loans, leases, export financing and other financial services to agribusinesses and rural power, water, and communications companies in all 50 states. A member of the Farm Credit System, with a nationwide network of banks and retail lending associations chartered to support the borrowing needs of U.S. agriculture and the nation’s rural economy. We are also proud of our public-private partnership with USDA and our common mission of service to rural America.

Crowell & Moring LLP

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Crowell & Moring LLP is an international law firm with offices in Washington D.C., New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Orange County, Cheyenne, Anchorage, London, and Brussels. With over 500 attorneys, we represent major businesses – both public and private – in complex high-stakes litigation, enforcement, regulatory and administrative, and transactional matters, and government and internal investigations.

The firm’s multi-service Energy and Environment & Natural Resources groups include more than 60 attorneys who provide solutions spanning the range of energy, and environmental matters. We offer a complete range of services to clients involved in the regulatory, policy and legal requirements affecting the energy industry throughout the U.S. Our practice has extensive capabilities and experience, particularly with respect to climate change law, infrastructure project development, financing and acquisition transactions, federal and state electric and gas regulation, litigation, compliance, and enforcement matters.

Hogan Lovells US LLP

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Straight talking. Thinking around corners. Understanding and solving the problem before it becomes a problem. Performing as a team, no matter where we’re sitting. Delivering clear and practical advice that gets your job done.

Our 2,500 lawyers work together, solving your toughest legal issues in major industries and commercial centers. Expanding into new markets, considering capital from new sources, or dealing with increasingly complex regulation or disputes – we help you stay on top of your risks and opportunities. Around the world.

Jefferies

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Jefferies, the global investment banking firm, has served companies and investors for over 50 years. Headquartered in New York, with offices in over 30 cities around the world, the firm provides clients with capital markets and financial advisory services, institutional brokerage and securities research, as well as wealth management. The firm provides research and execution services in equity, fixed income, and foreign exchange markets, as well as a full range of investment banking services including underwriting, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and recapitalization, and other advisory services, with all businesses operating in the Americas, Europe and Asia.

Jefferies Group LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Leucadia National Corporation (NYSE: LUK), a diversified holding company. Jefferies Group LLC’s principal operating subsidiaries are Jefferies LLC in the U.S., Jefferies International Limited in Europe and Jefferies Hong Kong Limited in Asia. Jefferies International Limited is authorized and regulated in the United Kingdom by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Loeb & Loeb LLP

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Loeb & Loeb LLP is a multi-service law firm with more than 300 attorneys and offices throughout the United States and Asia. The firm’s Energy Practice offers a dynamic combination of transactional, regulatory and litigation capabilities for clients in the electric, natural gas, nuclear and renewable energy sectors. Representing Fortune 500 corporations, multinational companies, regional utilities and up-and-coming startups, our attorneys have handled virtually every type of transactional and operational matter the industry has faced in the past 35 years. Our extensive experience and knowledge of the various energy sectors, the regulatory environment and the competitive landscape, enable us to deliver innovative solutions to the complex challenges confronting the energy industry today. For more information, visit www.loeb.com.

MUFG Union Bank

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MUFG Union Bank, N.A., is a full-service bank with offices across the United States. The bank also offers an extensive portfolio of value-added solutions for customers, including access to investment banking, personal and corporate trust, capital markets, global custody, transaction banking, and other services. With assets of $120.0 billion as of March 31, 2016, the bank has strong capital reserves, credit ratings, and capital ratios relative to peer banks.1 MUFG Union Bank is a proud member of the Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (NYSE: MTU), one of the world’s largest financial organizations with total assets of approximately ¥298.3 trillion (JPY) or $2.6 trillion (USD),2 as of March 31, 2016. MUFG Americas Holdings Corporation, the financial holding company, and MUFG Union Bank, N.A., have corporate headquarters in New York City.

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP/Chadbourne

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Chadbourne & Parke and Norton Rose Fulbright merged on June 30 to make a combined firm with 4,000 lawyers in 59 offices in 33 countries, including 400 working in the power sector of whom close to a 100 are in the United States.  The prestigious Chambers directory has consistently ranked the Chadbourne project finance team at the top of the US renewable energy market based on year-round interviewing of corporate law departments and peers at other firms.  The group did $53.5 billion in financings in the last two years.   Approximately 60% of the work of the group in each of the last 11 years has been in renewable energy. The group has worked on projects in more than 80 countries.

STOEL RIVES

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STOEL RIVES LLP is a U.S. law firm, with a full suite of transactional and litigation solutions for U.S. and international clients. Established in 1907, the firm has nearly 400 attorneys operating out of 11 offices in seven states and the District of Columbia. Representative clients include financial institutions, public and private utilities, energy and renewable energy companies, developers, manufacturers, retailers, hospitals, universities, agribusinesses, software companies, food and beverage companies, charitable foundations, telecommunications and forestry companies, among others. We represent businesses at all stages of growth, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies.

AWS Truepower

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AWS Truepower provides the most accurate, reliable, and innovative clean energy project development, engineering and operations solutions available today. Energy developers, investors, utilities, system operators, and governments rely on the company’s 30 years of experience, proven expertise and technology to reduce uncertainty, mitigate risk, and maximize return on their investments. AWS Truepower’s suite of consulting and engineering services, innovative software, maps, and data products support the complete wind and solar project development lifecycle. Headquartered in New York, AWS Truepower has offices in North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia.

E3 Consulting

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Established in 1999, E3 Consulting is a Wall Street Proven Professional Services Firm providing technical, commercial, financial, energy markets, and regulatory advisory services to capital providers, developers, and regulators and utilities in electric power, oil and gas and heavy industry. In 2014, E3 joined the NAES portfolio of companies, further strengthening our team, which now totals more than 60 professionals. E3 can now better serve our clients with competencies across the entire project lifecycle, from early stage development to divestiture and decommissioning. As a member of the NAES portfolio, we are part of the ITOCHU Group, a thriving multi-national company founded in 1858, with 113 offices throughout the world and annual revenue exceeding $50 billion. ITOCHU is traded on the Japanese stock exchange.

MVP Capital

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You know your business inside and out. We do too. With more than 25 years providing investment banking services for renewable energy, telecom, towers, internet infrastructure and media companies, MVP Capital can identify opportunities and maximize value for our clients – without the learning curve. We’ve completed more than $18 billion in transactions for companies of all sizes and stages, and we always operate with the highest integrity.

Wells Fargo

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BMO Capital Markets

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BMO Capital Markets is a leading, full-service North American-based financial services provider offering corporate, institutional and government clients access to a complete range of products and services. These include equity and debt underwriting, corporate lending and project financing, merger and acquisitions advisory services, securitization, treasury management, market risk management, debt and equity research and institutional sales and trading. With approximately 2,200 professionals in 30 locations around the world, including 16 offices in North America, BMO Capital Markets works proactively with clients to provide innovative and integrated financial solutions.

BMO Capital Markets is a member of BMO Financial Group (NYSE, TSX: BMO), one of the largest diversified financial services providers in North America with US$543 billion total assets and over 46,000 employees as at April 30, 2016. For more information, visit www.bmocm.com.

AMP Capital

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AMP Capital is a specialist investment manager with US$119 billion in funds under management as of 30 June 2016 and more than 250 investment professionals. AMP Capital has a heritage and strength in real estate and infrastructure, and specialist expertise in fixed income, equities and multi-asset solutions. It is a subsidiary of AMP Limited, which was established in 1849, and is one of Australia’s largest retail and corporate pension providers.

AMP Capital is one of the most experienced global infrastructure managers with more than 25 years’ experience and having made over 120 infrastructure equity and debt investments globally. AMP Capital was one of the first investors globally to invest in infrastructure when it participated in the financing of the Sydney Harbour Tunnel in 1988.

AMP Capital today manages unlisted and listed infrastructure investments in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.

Fidelity National Title Insurance

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Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF), is a leading provider of title insurance, mortgage services, specialty insurance and information services. FNF is the nation’s largest title insurance company through its title insurance underwriters that collectively issue more title insurance policies than any other title company in the United States. Robert Simon and Fred Glassman specialize in the energy and project finance title insurance sector. They are resident in Fidelity National Title Insurance Company’s New York City office. This team has worked on hundreds of energy and project finance transactions, ranging from financings (private and government-backed) to acquisitions and dispositions, ground-up constructions and various other types of transactions.

Leidos

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Leidos advises clients in the global energy industry so they can achieve better business outcomes in a connected world. We apply technical, commercial, and regulatory expertise to support the development, financing, restructuring, and acquisition of capital-intensive energy assets. Our experts work alongside financial and developer clients to take on complexities when creating, deploying, and financing innovative technologies.  Our capabilities span independent engineering, energy market consulting, transmission analysis, and owner’s advisory services for thermal and renewable generation, biofuels, oil and gas infrastructure, and emerging energy solutions.

Innovative Solar Systems

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Innovative Solar Systems (ISS) is the #1 Developer of Utility Scale Solar Farm projects in the US with a yearly pipeline of approximately 200 projects (20MW-200MW in Size) totaling over 10GW’s per year. ISS currently has projects in over 35 US states. ISS sells its projects to Investors at either Early Stage, Shovel Ready, NTP or COD. ISS has the ability to provide sREC’s and Purchase Power Agreements (PPA’s) to both Credit Worthy Utility Companies and Corporate Off Takers.

BarclayHedge

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BarclayHedge is a leading independent, research based provider of information services to the alternative investment industry. Founded in 1985, no other firm has been in the alternative investment database business for as long as we have. Barclay began publishing fund data for CTAs and hedge funds in 1989 and currently maintains data on more than 12,000 alternative investment vehicles. BarclayHedge provides access to its hedge fund, fund of funds, and managed futures databases to thousands of investors worldwide in Excel, Access, and formats compatible with most third party analysis packages. Barclay’s 18 hedge fund indices, 10 managed futures indices, and 7 UCITS indices are universally recognized as alternative investment performance benchmarks and are utilized by investment professionals around the globe.

Bloomberg New Energy Finance

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Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) provides unique analysis, tools and data for decision makers driving change in the energy system. BNEF has 200 staff based in 14 offices around the world. BNEF’s sectoral products provide financial, economic and policy analysis, as well as news and the world’s most comprehensive database of assets, investments, companies and equipment in the clean energy space. BNEF’s regional products provide a comprehensive view on the transformation of the energy system by region.

Energy Insight

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Energy Insight is an independent web journal focused on renewable energy in every form including solar, wind, biofuel, hydrokinetic, and geothermal power.

ETFexpress

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ETF Express is the ETF’s industry’s leading portal on news and topical features, including updates on new fund launches, investment trends, regulatory news and distribution strategies, and a regular series of market surveys and product profiles. ETF Express produces a free daily newsletter covering essential news and features within the exchange traded funds industry and a series of special reports.

Click here to access www.etfexpress.com

Hedge Connection

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Hedge Connection is the first comprehensive, web-based, marketing tool that facilitates relationship building and allows direct interaction and exchange of information between hedge funds and opt-in, qualified investors. Proudly serving hedge funds and investors since 2005. Membership is complimentary for qualified investors actively allocating to hedge funds. Investor members gain access to performance analytics, hedge fund marketing materials and video interviews with hedge fund members. Investor members also receive priority access to educational seminars, Meet the Manager events and networking gatherings.

Hedgeweek

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Hedgeweek is the hedge fund industry’s leading portal on news and topical features = including updates on new fund launches, investment trends, regulatory news and distribution strategies, and a regular series of market surveys and fund manager interviews. Hedgeweek produces a free weekly and a daily newsletter covering essential news and features within the Hedge Fund industry.

Click here to access  www.hedgeweek.com

Navigant Research

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Navigant Research is a market research and consulting team that provides in-depth analysis of global clean technology markets. The team’s research methodology combines supply-side industry analysis, end-user primary research and demand assessment, and deep examination of technology trends to provide a comprehensive view of these industry sectors.

Private Equity Wire

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Private Equity Wire is the private equity industry’s leading portal on news and topical features, including updates on new fund launches, investment trends, regulatory news and distribution strategies, and a regular series of market surveys and product profiles. Private Equity Wire produces a free daily newsletter covering essential news and features within the private equity industry and a series of special reports.

Click here to access www.privateequitywire.co.uk

Stratton Report

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As the power industry finds innovative ways of financing and delivering assets and services, the Stratton Report is there with coverage and analysis of deals, developments, and innovation in business models, policy and technologies. Our coverage includes everything you need to know about today’s world of electric power finance, clean generation and distributed grid innovation. We provide interactions with experts, innovators, and key industry players. We deliver insight via traditional journalism, social media, video content, and face-to-face meetings.

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