World Bank Singapore Infrastructure Finance Summit 2014

Associate Sponsors


Hogan Lovells Lee & Lee is part of a global legal practice with over 2,500 lawyers operating out of 46 offices around the globe, providing high quality advice to corporations, financial institutions and governmental entities across a broad spectrum of business and legal issues.

We have a dedicated Asia Infrastructure Group comprising a multi-disciplinary group of lawyers, advising on all aspects of social, economic and commercial infrastructure in numerous industry sectors. We draw on more than 30 years’ industry-focused experience, operating at the forefront of market trends. Our thorough understanding of infrastructure as an asset class and of the different issues that impact upon the sector across Asia has facilitated our involvement in many of the largest and most complex infrastructure projects in the region,winning numerous awards for our work including: 
  • Ranked in Top-Tier for Projects and Energy since 2009 by Asia Pacific Legal 500; 
  • Project Finance Magazine’s Middle Eastern Oil & Gas Deal of the Year 2013;
  • Global Transport Finance’s Port Finance Law Firm of the Year 2013;
  • IFLR Asia Awards’ Project Finance Deal of the Year 2013; and
  • Project Finance Magazine’s Asia-Pacific Multisourced and Global Deal of the Year 2012.

Moody's Investors Service is a leading provider of credit ratings, research, and risk analysis. Moody's commitment and expertise contributes to transparent and integrated financial markets. The firm's ratings and analysis track debt covering approximately 115 sovereign nations, 10,000 corporate issuers, 22,000 public finance issuers and 82,000 structured finance obligations. Moody's Investors Service is a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO), which reported revenue of $2.7 billion in 2012, employs approximately 6,800 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 28 countries. Further information is available at

PwC firms provide industry-focused assurance, tax and advisory services to enhance value for their clients. More than 161,000 people in 154 countries in firms across the PwC network share their thinking, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and practical advice.

PwC's Capital Projects & Infrastructure (CP&I) team brings together the functional and industry expertise to help clients solve complex issues related to large capital projects and infrastructure transactions. We are committed to applying our knowledge and relevant experience to the business issues faced by our clients involved in the scoping, procurement, or delivery of large scale infrastructure projects, sharing examples of the knowledge and thought leadership we provide to the marketplace.

PwC's CP&I network combines the Firm's diverse talents and deep industry skills to help clients deliver sustainable returns on capital investments. We create lasting value for our clients by bringing together the correct mix of skills to solve the most complex infrastructure related challenges. Our teams leverage the creative mindset and problem solving experience our professional staff who include financial, project management, risk management, and engineering specialists, with the precision, structure and analytical capabilities of our Assurance and Tax practices.

Contact: Mark Rathbone, Capital Projects & Infrastructure Leader, PwC Singapore
T: (65) 6236 4180 E:

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation(“SMBC”) is a Japanese bank with over 22,000 employees. SMBC and its group companies offer a broad range of financial services centered on banking. They are also engaged in the leasing, securities, credit card, investment, mortgage securitization, venture capital and other credit related businesses. SMBC is a global market leader in project and infrastructure finance and was awarded the prestigious title “Global Bank of the Year” for 2012 by Project Finance International (part of Thomson Reuters). 

SMBC has one of the largest project and structured finance teams in the Asia Pacific region, based out of SMBC’s various regional offices, including offices in Tokyo, Singapore, Sydney, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Hanoi and Jakarta. The team includes both finance and industry specialists covering a wide variety of key sectors (including power, PPPs, infrastructure, transport, mining, oil & gas) and providing a range of products and services including debt products and advisory services.

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, part of McGraw Hill Financial (NYSE:MHFI), is a leading provider of global credit benchmarks and research across industries, asset classes, and geographies. We have been in business for 152 years. Our goal is to help our clients, investors and other market participants make better informed business judgements and financial and investment decisions. Across 23 offices around the world, we have 1,400+ dedicated analysts, managers and economists continually assessing the variables that affect creditworthiness.We publish more than a million credit ratings on debt issued by sovereign, municipal, corporate and financial sector entities.

Standard & Poor’s has been operating in Asia-Pacific since the mid-1970s. Our extensive network in the region includes offices in all key markets and partnerships with leading local rating agencies. We aim to foster the development and smooth functioning of local and regional capital markets, and service growing demand for investment opportunities. We are focused on providing services that meet the needs of Asia-Pacific markets, drawing on both our in-depth understanding of local and global market conditions. In 2012, we rated some 1,500 new debt issues across Asia-Pacific, representing more than US$400 billion in new debt.