Port Finance International will investigate the challenges associated with financing and managing major port investments and developments.
Aimed at senior executives within Port and Terminal operating companies, as well as Banking, Legal and
Corporate Finance experts, Port Finance International will investigate the challenges associated with
financing and managing major port investments and developments and will assess the economic criteria of
financing and valuating ports. The conference will bring together industry leaders to review key challenges
and topics currently facing the market. It will also study economic trends, especially in the current volatile market climate and look at issues surrounding Private & Public Partnerships (PPP). With a look at recent industry trends and movements, and a review of the various investment opportunities and products currently available, this event will provide an up to date overview of this complex and exciting market.
Setting the scene ? a review of capacity and opportunities in the region
❚ A look to the future ? Turkey and beyond
❚ Obtaining fi nance in the current climate
❚ The impact of the economic crisis ? winners and losers
❚ Private and Public Partnership (PPP) ? the key to
successful PPP operations
❚ Joint ventures and strategic alliances
❚ Negotiations and contracts
Comparison and review of finance and investment products available
❚ Risk, insurance and due diligence
❚ Investor relations
❚ Industry impact ? what growth does the market really need?
❚ Construction risks in port development
❚ Regional outlook ? Country reviews
❚ Case studies
Who should attend?
This conference will be of benefit to anyone from the following sectors:
Port and Terminal Operators, Port Authorities, Banks & Corporate Finance Houses, Law Firms, Ship Owners, Shipping Agents, Brokers & Insurers, Policy Makers, Real Estate & Infrastructure Developers, Transportation Consultants, Analysts, Chairmen, Chief Executive Officers, Chief Finance Officers, Managing Directors, Finance Directors, General Managers, Economic Advisors.
Port Finance International
Turkey & the Eastern Mediterranean
12-13 May 2009
Grand Cevahir Hotel, Istanbul