The Urban Land Institute recently held a joint summit entitled “Public Private Partnerships: A Global Perspective.” Dolly Mirchandani, Partner in the Global Energy and Infrastructure Group at Allen & Overy, moderated a panel of experts including:
Ryan Brady, Director of Public Private Partnerships at Faithful+Gould; Samara Barend, Development Director, Public Private Partnerships at AECOM; John Dionisio, Corporate & Finance Manager and Investment Director at Meridiam Infrastructure; Thomas Mulvihill, Managing Director of KPMG, LLP; Harry Seekings, Director of Infrastructure at InfraRed Capital Partners LLC; Gavin Smyth, Senior Vice President at RBS Infrastructure Banking; Michael E. Pikiel, Jr., Partner in the Global Infrastructure and Public Finance Group at Fulbright & Jaworski, LLP; and Anne Rabin, Senior Vice President at HOCHTIEF PPP Solutions North America.
In the first session, panelists discussed the history of public private partnerships from a macroeconomic perspective and compared the advantages and challenges presented by contemporary global models. Speakers also presented an overview of typical bidders and motivations for investing and developing, explored funding options and alternative solutions to P3s for several scenarios and drew upon global case studies to highlight the importance of deal structuring and risk.
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