Legal Blitz Limited invites you to take part in her ESQ Power Contract, Negotiation & Documentation and Power Finance School slated 28th -29th March, 2018 in Lagos, 19th-20th June, 2018 in Abuja, and 19th-20th August, 2018 Portharcourt.

For further enquires, call: 08110194344, 08108015690 or send mails to the
Email address: training@esq-law.

You can also get more informations by visiting their website at www.esq-law.com

WHY PARTICIPATE IN THE SCHOOL?
The electricity sector in Nigeria remains viable and continues to attract investments amid enormous risks. To reflect the growing interest in this sector, ESQ Seminars has designed highly topical courses on Power Contract, Negotiation & Documentation and Power Project Financing.

This workshop is highly practical in its focus, initially providing delegates with a detailed understanding of the power sector and how it works, critical issues to be noted when negotiating power projects and a robust project financing “toolkit” that encompasses risk analysis, debt, documentation and borrower/sponsor considerations. The training will also explore the specific issues relating to the financing of power projects in Nigeria.

The workshop explores some of the critical issues in the negotiation, documentation and financing of key power projects. A key aspect of this programme is the workshop which focuses on the approach of the banker to project analysis and debt structuring – and how this is changing since the Credit Crisis. Since the project Sponsors/Borrowers are generally interested in maximizing project debt, the willingness (or otherwise) of the lender to provide more or less leverage is clearly crucial.

The programme combines up-to-date legal and regulatory issues with practical methods of translating this law into documentation. The Course provides deep understanding of the essential skills required for assembling bankable projects, especially from the borrowers’ and lenders’ perspectives. Delegates will gain a deeper understanding of the Energy market trends and how to identify or analyze prospective borrowers, arrange credit facilities and secure approval from bank credit committees.

This training is divided into two parts.
Part one – focuses on the Negotiation and Documentation of the Power Contracts.
Part two – focuses on Power Project Financing.

Learning Outcome register;
Participants will leave the course with a thorough practical understanding of:
• The Regulatory framework for the Nigerian Power Sector and how this affects investments in the Sector. How lenders analyze power projects – from both a qualitative and a quantitative perspective
• How project financing are sized and tailored to the cash flow of a specific project
• The loan documents which govern a financing and how they interface with the other project documents such as power sales agreements, EPC contracts, supply agreements and insurance arrangements.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
The course has been designed to be relevant both for:
• Trainees from the industry and affiliated disciplines, who need grounding in power sector contract documentation and/or power project financing in particular
• Finance professionals who wish to strengthen their understanding of limited-recourse lending and to acquire the technical background required to structure financing packages in this sector
• Lawyers who need to understand the industry more carefully and some of the issues that arise from power projects.

This course is designed for a multi-discipline audience suited to those involved in financing Energy Sector Projects and will be highly valuable to:
Associates and Analysts in the Energy industry

* Finance Directors and Managers of Energy Companies Accountants of Energy Companies
* Business Development Directors and Managers of Energy Companies
* Equity Analysts
* Credit Analysts
* Corporate Planners and Strategists of Energy Firms (such as oil refineries, LNG producers and shippers, oil and gas pipeline companies and oil and gas production companies)
* Financial Managers and Executives of Energy Companies
* Government civil servants, policy makers and bureaucrats for energy projects
* Institutional Investors
* Private Equity Investors
* Lawyers and financial due diligence staff for Energy Project Financings Institutional Investors in Energy projects, such as Pension Funds, Hedge
* Funds and Investment Funds
* Credit Directors, Managers and Analysts, Business Origination Directors
* Managers and Analysts of Energy and Project Finance Banks
* Technical and professional consultants who undertake due diligence studies for lenders and investors.

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