Using project finance to help manage project risks

Both public and private sector projects have been seeking finance in a global market where more federal monies are constrained.However, funding is available, and is actually under utilized.Ideas for funding sources and project types are described.Examples of public sector projects include: BOT projects, transportation, environmental, and energy.Examples of private sector projects include: natural resource projects, hotels and industrial facilities. Funding may be sought through a variety of financiers.Sources for funding include: institutional investors, corporations, commercial banks, investment banks, niche banks and developers, utility subsidiaries, and vendors and contractors. Taking into consideration the many varieties of risk inherent in project finance, sources for funding may help alleviate risk.In addition, a financial engineer may help design a project that will make it more attractive to potential investors by catering to the investors' needs.
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