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OEBU 2110A - Advanced International Project Financing

Type d'enseignement : Elective

Semester : Autumn 2017-2018

Number of hours : 24

Language of tuition : English



Course Description

The course is based on practical cases that cover all aspects of a transaction from the analysis of a project to its implementation. The students will be guided through these stages and will be described with a particular focus some technicality such as legal documentation and principle, financial modeling and risk analysis of a project. The course will also cover a description of the stakeholders in project finance, ranging from the clients, lawyers, advisors, technical experts, export credit agencies, banks. The objective will be for the student to have both a complete knowledge of the tools that they may be asked to use when working in project finance.


GAUTHIER, Germain J. (Vinci Construction, Head of Structured Finance)

Pedagogical format

The course will be built around cases required from students, with group work around each topic covered by the program.

Course validation

Case studies: 100% (2 cases by group).


The pedagogy of the teaching rests on weekly lectures and 12 seminars of two hours each (24 hours). Credits: 4.

Required reading

Gatti (Stefano), Project Finance in Theory and Practice: Designing, Structuring, and Financing Private and Public Projects, London, Academic Press Advanced Finance Series, 2008

Additional required reading

Hoffman (Scoot L.), The Law and Business of International Project Finance: A Resource for Governments, Sponsors, Lawyers, and Project Participants, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2008, 3rd edition