Discuss recent PPP case studies at SMi's 12th annual Benelux Infrastructure Forum

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SMi's 12th annual Benelux Infrastructure Forum, taking place on 18-19 November 2013 in Amsterdam, features an array of recent case studies and presentations from all aspects of the infrastructure community. The two-day conference programme will provide the ideal platform for key professionals from the PPP, infrastructure and maintenance sectors to discuss the latest hot topics affecting developments in the region.

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In a poll of 70 leading PPP companies around the world, Benelux was voted as one of the top ranked areas to see the greatest activity in 2013. Throughout the EU, the Benelux PPP market is seen as very attractive with a focus on value for money and balanced distribution of risks, standardisation, professionalism and expertise of private and public sector, as well as a strong pipeline of stable and transparent projects (around €5 to 6bn in the next five years in the Netherlands alone). Furthermore, bank financing remains strong and a significant increase in appetite from institutional investors and funds, both domestic and foreign, are investing in PPP projects.
(Source: PPP Bulletin, 'Dutch Courage', 21 February, http://www.pppbulletin.com/interviews/view/78)

Against this backdrop, SMi’s 12th annual Benelux Infrastructure Forum will provide an unparalleled opportunity to learn and network from the most senior level speakers across all aspects of the infrastructure community. The 2 day event programme contains a vast array of PPP case-studies from the Benelux region, with the prospect to expand your knowledge and provide delegates with the information needed to help attract and secure international investors.

Speaker Panel includes:

  • Willem Stitselaar, Managing Director, Macquarie Capital
  • Benoit Theys, Real Estate & PPP Finance Manager, AG Real Estate
  • Thibaut Willems, Counsel, NautaDutilh
  • Jan Willem van Roggen, Managing Director Infrastructure & Renewables, NIBC Bank
  • Johan Mouraux, Partner, DLA Piper
  • Faraidon Saheb-Zadha, Director, Barclays
  • Steven Van Garsse, Manager, Flemish PPP Knowledge Centre
  • Roeland van der Zee, Senior Consultant, Aon Global Risk Consulting
  • Errol Scholten, Director PPP Assets, Strukton Integrale Projecten
  • Erik Jan Snik, Coordinator, Public Private Investments, Ministry of Finance
  • Karel Joos, Director, Interel Belgium
  • Arent van Wassenaer, Partner, Allen&Overy
  • Jeroen Kiès, Assistant General Manager, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe Limited
  • Christophe Nicodeme, General Director, European Road Federation
  • Erik Naafs, Director PPP, VolkerInfra

To view the full speaker line-up and conference programme, visit http://www.smi-online.co.uk/2013benelux25.asp

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