Financing along the value chain


11h00 to 12h30

Financing along the value chain

Chair: Paul Eardley-Taylor, Oil & Gas, Southern Africa, Standard Bank

  • Securing investment in exploration and project development.
  • Overview of recent project finance deals
  • Debt finance across the supply chain – what is available and when?
  • New business models and forms of partnerships emerging in the sector
  • Raising financing and risk allocation for projects
  • Trends in M&A activity and asset deals
  • Private equity investment strategies
  • Mitigating financial and operational risks The potential for working with ‘new’ investor classes
  • The possibility of tapping pension funds and sovereign wealth funds; export credit agencies; equities investors (the JSE, LSE and others are reshaping their thinking on Africa); family offices and private investor classes that are taking an interest in Africa; and other institutional investors

12h30 Lunch at RSA House