SMi Reports: International Law Firm Allen & Overy have recently been announced as the latest sponsors of the 17th annual Benelux Infrastructure Forum, taking place this November in Amsterdam.

The long-running Benelux Infrastructure Forum, taking place in Amsterdam, Netherlands on 21st - 22nd November 2018 for its 17th consecutive year, has recently announced international law firm Allen & Overy as its latest sponsors.

Allen & Overy are an international law firm providing legal services for global business and industry with 5,000 people working in 45 offices worldwide. The company developed strong ties with law firms in over 100 countries, making them one of the largest and most connected law firms in the world, with a global reach and local depth that is unrivalled.

In addition to sponsoring, Allen & Overy will also be chairing day one of this year’s event, along with Jeroen Kies, Assistant General Manager, SMBC Europe Limited Amsterdam Branch who is chairing day two. Zeeger de Jongh, a partner at Allen & Overy, will be opening and closing day one of the conference whilst his colleague Werner Runge, also a partner, will be taking part in the opening panel discussion of day one: "The Outlook for Renewable Energy in the Benelux Region". Panel members will also include:

  • Lisa McDermott, Executive Director, ABN AMRO Bank N.V
  • Bruno Erbel, Investment Director, Marguerite Fund
  • Marie de Graaf, Head of Investor Relations, Orsted
  • Mathias Pahlke, Head of Infrastructure, Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale London Branco

Mr Runge will also be presenting after the panel discussion alongside Marinus Winters, Counsel, Allen & Overy.

This year’s two-day forum will provide attendees with in-depth analysis of new financing mechanisms such as; debt financing, Public-Private Partnerships (PPP), institutional investment, refinancing and more, as well as alternative markets for future sustainable investments in the Benelux region.

Industry experts speaking at this year’s event include:

  • International Law Firms
  • Banks
  • Investment Funds
  • Energy Companies
  • Investment and Fund Managers
  • Insurance Companies
  • European Commission
  • Asset Managers
  • Engineering Consultancies
  • And many more

For more information, please visit the event website where you can download the latest brochure and register your place:

Book your place by June 29th and receive a £300 discount.

Sponsored by Allen & Overy

For sponsorship and delegate enquiries, please contact Andrew Gibbons on +44 (0) 207 827 6156 or [email protected]

Benelux Infrastructure Forum
21st – 22nd November 2018
Apollo Hotel Amsterdam, Apollolaan 2, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Source: RealWire

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