IPFA UK: London: UK Digital Broadband Infrastructure – Is the Future Ultrafast for Infra Investors?

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Hosted by: Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP

The Autumn Statement signposted investment of over £1bn aimed at stimulating more fibre rollout and to realise the Government’s ambition ‘for the UK to be a world leader in 5G’ next generation mobile networks’.  The Funds include - £400m Digital Infrastructure Investment Fund (DIIF) and £740m from the National Productivity Investment Fund (NPIF) in support of full-fibre connections and future 5G technology.    

Collaboration from Government, Regulatory, Industry and Infrastructure Investors is seen as crucial to a successful roll-out.   

So what opportunities are there for Infrastructure Financiers?   

Can the Infrastructure Industry answer UK Government’s call for greater connectivity? 

5.00pm Registration

5.30pm Welcome & Introduction

Mark Richards, Partner, Head of Projects, Energy & Infrastructure Finance, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP


5.35pm Presentations

Matt Yardley, Partner, Analysys Mason

Mark Collins, CEO, CityFibre

5.55pm Panel Discussion – Opportunities in 2017

Moderated by: Mark Richards - Head of Projects, Energy & Infrastructure Finance, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP

Usman Wahid, Partner - Technology Team, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP

Matt Yardley, Partner, Analysys Mason

John Mayhew, Head of Infrastructure Finance, M&G

Robert Costello, Director, KPMG Ireland

Mark Collins, CEO, CityFibre

Khalid Naqib, Amber Infrastructure

Question & Answer Session

6.55pm IPFA Update

David Borthwick, Practice Head Structured Finance Practice, Marsh; IPFA UK Council Member

7.00pm Networking Drinks Reception kindly hosted by Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP


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May 9th, 2017 5:00 PM   to   9:00 PM
Berwin Leighton Paisner
Adelaide House
London Bridge
London, EC4R 9HA
United Kingdom