Projects & Money - Presented by Infocast

 

January 14 - 16, 2019 | The Roosevelt New Orleans | New Orleans, LA

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Join Leading Project Developers and Capital Providers as They Gather in New Orleans to Set the Deal-Making Agenda for 2019!

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, or as a previous event attendee called it – “a definite annual calendar event.”

The event is the place where you can get the latest information about the business development outlook and learn what financial alternatives you can turn to. It is your chance to stay ahead of the market and find out what doors are open for business today.
Networking also plays a key role at Projects & Money. The event hallways are always filled with key players from the project finance community, sharing their plans for the upcoming year and discussing opportunities that will lead to successful deals.

Projects & Money is the ideal way to launch your 2019 calendar year!

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818-888-4445 ext 71


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Contact Lawrence Silverstein
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Venue

The Roosevelt New Orleans
130 Roosevelt Way
New Orleans, LA 70112
(504) 648-1200

Room Rate:$249.00
Reservation Call-In #: 1-800-WALDORF
Reservation Cutoff Date: December 24, 2018
Reservation Web Link: Projects & Money
Group Name: Projects & Money 2019

**WARNING: Do not book with Travel Partner International (TPI) or Exhibition Hotel Management for this event.  As we have not partnered with any outside booking companies we advise that you only book through the official Venue Website or the reservation call in number provided in your confirmation email.**


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Michael Allison

STONEPEAK

Tom Buttgenbach, Ph.D

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Ralph Cho

INVESTEC GROUP

Karl Dahlstrom

HALYARD ENERGY

John Drake

OSAKA GAS USA

Stephen Gowland

SOUTHERN POWER

Robert Helton

ENGIE NORTH AMERICA

Sara Graziano

TEXAS COMPETITIVE ELECTRICITY HOLDINGS

Ray Henger

SPOWER

Lawrence J. Makovich, Ph.D.

IHS

Tom Murray

AUSTIN PARTNERS

Susan Nickey

HANNON ARMSTRONG

William Nordlund

PANDA POWER FUNDS

Meghan Schultz

INVENERGY

Kevin R. Smith

TENASKA POWER SERVICES

Raj Suri

EMBERCLEAR

Nicolas Steckler

BLOOMBERG NEW ENERGY FINANCE

Brian Vaasjo

CAPITAL POWER CORPORATION

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.

Ballard Spahr

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Ballard Spahr LLP, an Am Law 100 law firm with more than 650 lawyers in 15 offices in the United States, provides a range of services in business and finance, litigation, 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. Our Energy and Project Finance Group is a nationally recognized practice in the areas of project development, finance, regulation, and investment.

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.

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, 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.

Foley & Lardner

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Foley & Lardner LLP looks beyond the law to focus on the evolving demands facing its clients and their industries. With over 1,100 lawyers in 24 offices across the United States, Mexico, Europe and Asia, Foley approaches client service by understanding client priorities, objectives, and challenges. Foley’s Energy Industry Team helps clients address business and legal concerns to keep traditional and renewable source projects on track — from due diligence, negotiation, and regulatory approval through closing. We have a long history of successfully managing renewable and alternative energy projects and financings involving fuel sources such as onshore and offshore wind, solar, hydro, geothermal, biomass, ethanol and biodiesel. Foley also has an accomplished history in addressing the litigation and transactional needs of clients in the oil and gas sector, including independents, public companies and individual mineral owners. We counsel clients on issues concerning leasehold operations, royalty and title disputes, farmouts, right-of-ways and gas purchase agreements. (www.foley.com/energy/)

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.

Nixon Peabody

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Norton Rose Fulbright

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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.

Troutman Sanders LLP

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The energy industry is a key vertical and center of excellence at Troutman Sanders. U.S. News has recognized us as a national, top-tier energy practice in the U.S. News-Best Lawyers, “Best Law Firms” edition, and our renewable energy practice has won nationwide recognition in the Chambers USA guides. We provide top legal advice to independent power producers, developers, and financial, utility, industrial and government clients in energy-related businesses in the U.S. and internationally. We have extensive transactional, financing and regulatory experience in the electric power (including renewable energy), natural gas and water industries. Our comprehensive understanding of the energy industry makes us a “go-to firm” for clients seeking counsel regarding all types of energy transactions.

Zions Bancorporation

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Zions Bancorporation is one of the nation’s premier financial services companies with total assets exceeding $65 billion. Zions operates under local management teams and distinct brands in 11 western states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. The company a consistent top recipient of Greenwich Excellence awards in banking. In addition, Zions is included in the S&P 500 and NASDAQ Financial 100 indices. Investor information and links to local banking brands can be accessed at zionsbancorporation.com.

Aon

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Aon’s Transaction Solutions team is the leading tax insurance broker for securing tax credit investments in renewable energy.   Our tax insurance team is comprised of experts recognized across the industry for their experience in developing innovative, cost-effective tax insurance solutions. We help protect M&A and financing transactions as well as managing tax risks outside of a transaction.

Aon has led the creation and advancement of transaction liability insurance. We bring a depth of knowledge and passion for developing tailored solutions to your complex deal risks that is unparalleled in the insurance industry through our team of tax and M&A attorneys and other senior professionals.  In addition to tax insurance, our team specializes in representations and warranties insurance and other bespoke solutions to support sales of projects and developers.

Aon is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.  Aon’s renewable energy practice leads the industry in providing P&C insurance for projects across the globe.

UL

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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 Renewable Energy

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MVP Capital provides mergers and acquisitions, private debt and equity capital raising, and strategic and valuation advisory services focusing on the renewable energy, media, telecom and technology sectors. Founded in 1987, MVP has completed over $18 billion of transactions and has offices in San Francisco, New York, Boston, Kansas City and Boulder.

Wells Fargo

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Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA)

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Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) was established in 2010 by Jules Kroll to restore trust in credit ratings by creating new standards for assessing risk and by offering accurate, clear and transparent ratings. KBRA is registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as a Nationally Recognized Statistical Rating Organization (NRSRO). In addition, KBRA is recognized by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) as a Credit Rating Provider (CRP).

Kroll Bond Ratings has over 120 professionals in the New York, Dresher, PA and Mount Airy, MD offices.

SolSystems

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Sol Systems is a leading independent asset manager that develops and invests in solar infrastructure in the United States. The company was founded in 2008 and is primarily employee-owned. Sol Systems creates and implements tailored solar energy investment and procurement solutions for some of the largest companies, municipalities, and universities in the United States.

Since 2008, Sol Systems has delivered more than 750 MW of solar projects for Fortune 100 companies, municipalities, and universities. Sol now manages over $650 million in solar energy assets for utilities, banks, and Fortune 500 companies.

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.

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.

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.

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