|ORGANIZING PARTNER /// INTER-AMERICAN INVESTMENT CORPORATION|
|The Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC), a member of the Inter-American Development Bank Group (IDB Group), is a multilateral development bank committed to supporting the private sector in Latin America and the Caribbean. The IIC finances sustainable enterprises and projects to achieve financial results that maximize social and environmental development for the region. With a current portfolio of $11 billion under management and 350 clients in 21 countries, the IIC works across sectors to provide innovative financial solutions and advisory services that meet the evolving demands of its clients.|
|SUPPORTING PARTNER /// GOGLA|
|The GLOBAL OFF-GRID LIGHTING ASSOCIATION (GOGLA) is a neutral, independent, not-for-profit association created to promote lighting solutions that benefit society and businesses in developing and emerging markets. GOGLA acts as the industry advocate and supports the industry in growing and strengthening the market for clean, quality off-grid lighting and electrical systems. Its main objective is to support industry in scaling the sector based on principles of the triple bottom line, thus contributing to the objectives of Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).|
|CONTENT PARTNER /// FICUS CAPITAL|
|Ficus Capital is a financial services company based in Uruguay and with operations in Argentina, Brazil and other selected countries in LATAM. The company specializes in designing, structuring and implementing financial operations and real estate with local and international first level investors. Ficus Capital is the domestic market leader in financial services, both in terms of advisory and leadership in the process of buying and selling companies as in relation to debt restructurings.
Ficus Capital has participated in the flagship M&A deals in Uruguay in recent years, particularly in operations such as Nuevo Banco Comercial, the Punta del Este airport, Agua Nativa and numerous more transactions in sectors ranging from renewable energy to transportation and infrastructure to retail. The company also structured the most important operations in the capital market in the past years, including the financing of the new international airport in Montevideo, issuing debentures for local corporate issuers.
Ficus Capital has a team of specialists and financial professionals who have extensive and multi-regional experience in M&A and in corporate finance –having its partners raised or closed transactions that surpass the USD 5.000 million figure-, be it in the local or international financial markets, in public and/or privateowned companies and projects. The team covers all the professional areas such as execution capabilities, investor and specific industry knowledge, consulting, and significant experience in capital markets and multinational business management.
As a member of the international Globalscope Partners network, Ficus Capital supports its clients in crossborder transactions via its fellow members and their country-specific expertise and networks. Globalscope currently comprises over 30 selected members around the world. Thanks to these diverse contacts, Ficus Capital is in a position to serve both international corporations in planning acquisitions in the Spanishspeaking world as well as Latin American companies who do not want to limit their pool of potential buyers to the region.
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|CONTENT PARTNER /// IPD LATIN AMERICA|
|For more than fifteen years, IPD Latin America has provided customized energy consulting services to global oil, gas, and power companies, governments, and financial institutions. Our tools and services help clients navigate the key Latin American energy markets throughout Latin America. IPD’s consultants live in the countries we service. IPD offers customized, independent analysis with critical insight into the micro-issues and nuances that can profoundly affect the success of business strategies. By building solid relationships with key local industry players, our consultants are able to provide on-the-ground information in real time – available to clients on-line and through direct contact with our team.|
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|CONTENT PARTNER /// ASOLMEX|
|The Mexican Association of Photovoltaic Solar Energy brings together operators, shareholders, vendors and developers of photovoltaic solar plants on a large scale and distributed generation. Currently we have 286 projects in Mexico with solar photovoltaic technology in operation, under construction or in an advanced stage of development. These projects represent almost 8,000 MW, and an investment of 8,000 million dollars. In addition, to the upgrading of over 3,000 hectares of marginal land.|
|MEDIA PARTNER /// BPVA|
|The British Photovoltaic Association (BPVA) is the National Trade Association of the UK solar photovoltaic industry. The BPVA is a strong political and commercial organisation. As an influential and trusted voice of the industry, we have made a significant contribution to the emergence of the UK’s solar PV industry in recent years, which is now one of the largest solar markets in the world by installed capacity.|
|MEDIA PARTNER /// SUNCAST|
|Suncast is the leading podcast for solar professionals in Latin America. Nico Johnson hosts industry leaders, solar founders and the most knowledgeable folks in the solar business to bring the listener actionable insights into what's hot and who's doing what in the Latin America solar market.|