Thought Leadership Business Forum 29 Mar

Thought Leadership Business Forum

Presentation: Insight into how SOEs and Government can successfully manage Public-Private Partnership (PPP) contracts after financial close. This presentation will refer to matters post financial close of Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Projects. Managing a PPP contract effectively is one of the most important aspects of ensuring the successful delivery of a PPP. If a PPP is managed efficiently, it will lead to the long-term success of the project. This presentation will highlight the following key areas which have in the past been identified as key elements of a PPP post financial close that have cause to either collapse or require interventions to save the project.

Presenter: Ian Petherbridge is a director in the Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions team at Norton Rose Fulbright. About the presenter: Ian Petherbridge specialises in financial institutions, energy, infrastructure, mining and commodities and technology and innovation and also advises on Namibian law matters. He has extensive experience in the corporate and investment banking business in Namibia, including advising on corporate banking matters, transactional banking, investment banking, debt capital markets, financial institutions, investor services and global markets. His financial markets experience includes advising on the structuring of leveraged financing, real estate financing, project financing and acquisition financing. Ian also regularly advises on escrow and global market products, such as hedging and foreign exchange transactions. He has cross-jurisdictional transactional experience and competition commission matters, including the Namibian Competition Commission. He has also advised on regulatory matters regarding the ICT law in Namibia. He has been involved in the mining sector of Namibia since 2007, where he advised international mining houses on various asset and plant upgrades and financing transactions, along with general advice pertaining to mining matters in Namibia as well as M&As.

Venue: Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry Conference Centre, 892 Umgeni Road, Lion Match Office Park.

29 Mar