World Bank – Singapore: Finding New Ways to Mobilise Private Capital in Southeast Asia

 

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World Bank – Singapore Infrastructure Finance Summit Finding New Ways to Mobilise Private Capital in Southeast Asia Singapore | 05 April 2018

| LAUTINDO | Event | Singapore | The eighth World Bank-Singapore Infrastructure Finance Summit coincides with important ASEAN ministerial meetings, and focuses on the significant, renewed efforts being undertaken to improve infrastructure in one of the world’s fastest-growing economic blocs. “World Bank – Singapore: Finding New Ways to Mobilise Private Capital in Southeast Asia”.

Finding New Ways to Mobilise Private Capital in Southeast Asia
Singapore | 05 April 2018

Southeast Asia’s vast infrastructure requirements provide a major opportunity to investors and developers. New strategies are needed however to mobilise the private capital essential to plug the financing gap. Multilateral agencies are working on innovative solutions to harness some of that money, while China’s Belt and Road Initiative and other mega cross-border projects promise a rapid expansion of greenfield assets. Bearing in mind uncertain geopolitics and economic and monetary volatility, what are the most effective financing structures? Where are the most bankable projects? How is the increasing attention to sustainability influencing investment? These issues and more will be discussed by ASEAN finance ministers and top investors, developers and advisors, at what has become the leading forum for public-private debate on infrastructure investment.

Finding New Ways to Mobilise Private Capital in Southeast Asia
Singapore | 05 April 2018

The eighth World Bank-Singapore Infrastructure Finance Summit coincides with important ASEAN ministerial meetings, and focuses on the significant, renewed efforts being undertaken to improve infrastructure in one of the world’s fastest-growing economic blocs. Southeast Asia’s vast infrastructure requirements provide a major opportunity to investors and developers. New strategies are needed however to mobilise the private capital essential to plug the financing gap. Multilateral agencies are working on innovative solutions to harness some of that money, while China’s Belt and Road Initiative and other mega cross-border projects promise a rapid expansion of greenfield assets. Bearing in mind uncertain geopolitics and economic and monetary volatility, what are the most effective financing structures? Where are the most bankable projects? How is the increasing attention to sustainability influencing investment? These issues and more will be discussed by ASEAN finance ministers and top investors, developers and advisors, at what has become the leading forum for public-private debate on infrastructure investment.