Financing and Investing in Infrastructure

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  • 7 Sequences
  • Introductive Level

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Syllabus

  • Week 1 - Project Finance and the Network of Contracts
    Module 1 explores the nature of project finance as a nexus of contracts. We will analyze the nature of the SPV (Special Purpose Vehicle) as an empty shell and the key contracts surrounding it (project contracts and financial contracts).
  • Week 2 - Syndicate
    Module 2 analyzes the relationship between the SPV and its lenders. We will start from the introduction of what a syndicate is looking at the different roles performed by banks in a syndicate and the options available to organize such a syndicate. We will also...
  • Week 3 - Risk Analysis
    Module 3 introduces the topic of risk in infrastructure financing. We will introduce a possible risk taxonomy (pre-, post-, and both pre- and post-completion risks) useful for analyzing risk as a preliminary step for its allocation to the parties best able to ...
  • Week 4 - Capital Budgeting
    Module 4 introduces capital budgeting of infrastructure deals. Firstly, we will present the key elements making up the budget of the construction phase and the sources of finance used for the construction of said infrastructure. We will then move on with the a...
  • Week 5 - The Financial Sustainability of an Infrastructure Project
    Module 5 covers whether an infrastructure project is doable or not from the dual perspective of the shareholders and lenders. We will answer this question in the module by analyzing the criteria for measuring the profitability for project sponsors and lenders....
  • Week 6 - How Can Creditors Protect Themselves?
    Module 6 looks at a number of subjects that share the need for creditors to protect themselves against pathological situations of the infrastructure. We will analyze the standard security package offered by the SPV to its creditors, together with an in-depth l...
  • Week 7 - Additional Videos and Final Quiz
    Here you can find the lectures on the business cases and the final quiz

Prerequisite

None.

Instructors

Stefano Gatti
Director
Full Time MBA, SDA Bocconi School of Management

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