PPP financing forum was arranged at April 24 in Philippines


Financing of Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects through issuance of project bonds expected to be explored at the investment meeting prearranged by the PPP Center on April 24.



The PPP Center requested international and local financiers, banks and financing institutions to join the Invest PPPs @PH: Bridging the Financial Gap, Exploring Partnerships.



Daniel Montecillo the president of the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) Capital Corporation was the main presenter on the session on The Philippine Bond Market – Exploring Issuance of Project Bonds for PPPs.



On the other hand Infrastructure, Utilities and Renewables Asia Executive Chairman, John Walker discussed on Project Financing of PPPs – Challenges in Emerging Markets.



Valery Tubbax, head of Power and Infrastructure Advisory Investment Banking Asia of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation led the panel on the conversation of the position of sovereign guarantees for PPPs.



The panel for the session on creating a suitable environment for infrastructure investment to attract institutional investors to Philippine PPPs will be led by the Marketing Director for Asia of Sun Life Investment Management, Mr. Michael G. Manuel.



The PPP forum was set on April 24, 2015, Friday at Rigodon Ballroom, The Peninsula Manila, Makati City.



The event concluded with a Meet and Match Session that brought together banks, financing institutions, local and foreign investors.