Gemini Funding Case Study at Benelux Infrastructure Forum

  • Business & Finance

SMi will have Jeroen Kies, Assistant General Manager of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, discussing the financial structure of the Gemini Offshore Wind Farm at its 13th annual Benelux Infrastructure Forum.

Gemini Funding Case Study at Benelux Infrastructure ForumThis wind farm, located in the Dutch part of the North Sea, will be one of the largest wind farms in the world when it comes to its production and size. Project Gemini, as it is also called, has been funded by a private and public partnership including the Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation and it aims to cut CO2 emissions by 1.25 million tons per year.

The highly successful Benelux Infrastructure Forum will allow you to find out what challenges are faced in the infrastructure sector, how they are overcome and key project funding structures from exclusive case studies by leaders of the industry that are currently influencing the market. Popular topics that will be explored further are Institutional Financing, Alternative Sources of Finance, Procurement and Infrastructure Debt. New topics include Credit Ratings, Benelux Secondary Markets and The Dynamics of Working in a Consortia.

Benefits of Attending:

  • Learn about leading Renewables PPP projects in the Benelux region and how they are funded
  • Expand your knowledge on institutional financing and recent developments
  • Hear case studies from outside of the Benelux region on waterways projects
  • Discover the latest contractual and legal developments across the region
  • Understand recent funding issues closely linked to PPP
  • Network with industry experts and key opinion leaders within the Benelux region

Expert Speakers Include:

  • Erik Jan Snik, Coordinator PPP Program, Ministry of Finance
  • Jeroen Kies, Assistant General Manager, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
  • Karoy Hornyak, Associate Director, DG Infra
  • Jan Willem van Roggen, Managing Director, NIBC Bank
  • Alistair Perkins, Head of Project Finance, ING Investment Management
  • Paul Lievens, Chief Finance Officer, Jan De Nul
  • Konstandinos Diamandouros, Head of Office, European Union Road Federation
  • Michiel Engelaar, Senior Loan Officer, European Investment Bank


Press Release, June 27, 2014; Image: typhoonoffshore


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