Europäische Struktur- und Investitionsfonds
Workshop |
07.11.2019 - 08.11.2019 |
Milan |
Sprache: englisch

EU Financial Instruments: Equity, Quasi-Equity, Loans and Guarantees

Two-days workshop on Financial Instruments focusing on equity, quasi equity, convertible loans and guarantees.

This workshop will be performed on advanced level and includes several practical case studies and practical examples.

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Overview

Whereas many public bodies have used loans, guarantees or equity in the past, the current engagement with the private sector requires new ways of financing and the EU money is subsequently used to provide support for innovative investments by way of loans, guarantees, or equity.

Methodology

You will be actively involved in the training. The sessions will combine presentations, case studies and discussions on practical problems. You will have ample opportunities to present your own problematic issues and discuss them with the speakers and participants from other Member States.

Do you want to ensure that our experts cover the topics most interesting for you? Just send us your cases and questions in advance. We will forward them to our speakers who will include your issues into the programme and tackle them during the training.

All information concerning your problems and cases will be treated confidentially.

Our experts will help you understand the next steps for the efficient establishment of the Financial Instruments:

  • What kind of funding agreement is suited best for what situation?
  • How to design equity, loans and guarantees and set up funds?
  • How to make sure that the Financial Instruments respond to the market needs?
  • What if my project does not align with the risk finance guidelines?
  • How can the ex-ante assessment and the investment strategy be updated?
  • How can the selection criteria be modified?

Why should you participate?

  • Receive practical, first hand advice by representatives of the European institutions, national Managing Authorities as well as financial intermediaries and holding funds.
  • Ask all questions about the next steps after your institution has decided to use Financial Instruments
  • Meet experienced experts from European, national and regional authorities and learn how to ensure proper management of your new instruments
  • Become acquainted with national best practices
  • Profit from excellent networking opportunities when meeting EU Funds experts from all across Europe

Who should participate?

The workshop is tailored to those bodies who have already performed their ex-ante assessment, decided to design financial instruments and struggle with the next steps.

Experts responsible for:

  • design of Financial Instruments;
  • legal environment for the development of seed fund and financial flows;
  • business finance; and
  • risk management.

in:

  • ERDF and ESF Managing, Audit and Certifying Authorities and Intermediate Bodies;
  • Holding and Development Funds; and
  • Financial Intermediaries.

ESI Funds experts involved in the design and implementation of FI in public authorities such as:

  • national ministries for finance and the economy;
  • national and regional development banks;
  • regional and local governments;
  • city councils;
  • national and regional development agencies for economic growth;
  • private banks and other financial institutions; and
  • research instituts.

Lawyers and consultants specialised in public affairs advising the above institutions

Tag 1: Donnerstag, 7. November | 08:30 - 17:30

08:30

Registration & Welcome Coffee

09:00

Welcome by Lexxion & Introduction Round

09:30

Introduction: Set-up and Implementation of Financial Instruments (FIs) in 2014-2020 Programming Period: Objectives, Main Rules and Regulatory Framework

  • What are Financial Instruments?
  • Centralised and decentralised FIs
  • The legislative framework for decentralised Financial Instruments (Common Provision Regulation – CPR; Delegated and Implementing Regulations; European Commission Guidelines for the Member States; Omnibus Regulation)
  • Models for Financial Instruments under Article 38(4) CPR
  • Fund of Funds
  • Tailor-made and off-the-shelf FIs
  • Requirements on Funds of Funds/ financial intermediaries (from Delegated Act and CPR) and their liability
  • Ex-ante assessment and investment strategy: role, structure, update
  • Selection of bodies implementing FIs
  • Funding agreement: role and structure
  • Main types of financial instruments and adequate implementation structures: loans, guarantees, equity and quasi-equity
Marek Szczepański
Former Managing Director in BGK (National Development Bank), responsible for Financial Instruments; Owner of MWS Consulting, Warsaw

10:30

Coffee Break & Networking

11:00

Collection of Problems of Applying Financial Instruments

Here, participants can describe problems they have in programming and implementing Financial Instruments.

Marek Szczepański
Former Managing Director in BGK (National Development Bank), responsible for Financial Instruments; Owner of MWS Consulting, Warsaw

11:30

Set-up and Implementation of Financial Instruments in Practice

Here, participants learn how to set up and implement FIs with hands-on practical examples and cases. The cases will cover – among others – selection of bodies implementing FIs, update of ex-ante assessment and investment strategy, set-up of loan and guarantee instruments (identification of target group, optimal implementation structure, main parameters of the financial products and results indicators) and re-use of resources allocated to FIs.

Marek Szczepański
Former Managing Director in BGK (National Development Bank), responsible for Financial Instruments; Owner of MWS Consulting, Warsaw

13:00

Lunch Break

14:00

Remedial Actions – Polish Examples

  • Updating ex-ante assessment
  • Updating investment strategy
  • Modifying selection criteria
Marek Szczepański
Former Managing Director in BGK (National Development Bank), responsible for Financial Instruments; Owner of MWS Consulting, Warsaw

15:00

Coffee Break & Networking

15:30

Re-Use of Resources Allocated of Financial Instruments after the Eligibility Period

  • Legal framework (2007-13, 2014-20)
  • Limitations and room for manoeuvre
  • A Member State’s approach
  • Perspectives for 2020+
Márk Bató National Coordinating Body of ESI Funds, Prime Minister’s Office, Budapest
16:30

Future in the Area of Financial Instruments

  • Development so far in use of financial instruments in cohesion policy
  • New approach of the regulatory background post 2020
  • Main changes in the Commission proposal
  • Status and crucial points of the negotiations
Márk Bató National Coordinating Body of ESI Funds, Prime Minister’s Office, Budapest
17:00

End of Day 1

Tag 2: Freitag, 8. November | 09:00 - 15:00

09:00

Loans

  • Best practices and lessons learned from Member States (Managing Authority & Fund of Fund Manager)
    • General rules and relevant definitions
    • Types of loans – categorisations by purpose of financing, maturity, presence of State aid including
    • Main parameters of loans to be decided
    • Structuring a loan financial instruments in practice (incl. loans to finance SMEs, urban projects, energy efficiency)
    • Loans vs. repayable assistance
Marek Szczepański
Former Managing Director in BGK (National Development Bank), responsible for Financial Instruments; Owner of MWS Consulting, Warsaw

10:00

Coffee Break & Networking

10:30

Guarantees

  • Best practices and lessons learned from Member States (Managing Authority & Fund of Fund Manager)
Marek Szczepański
Former Managing Director in BGK (National Development Bank), responsible for Financial Instruments; Owner of MWS Consulting, Warsaw

11:30

Equity

  • Best practices and lessons learned from Member States (Managing Authority & Fund of Fund Manager)
Francesca Natali Francesca is a shareholder of Meta Group, the holding company of the Meta Group
Lorenzo De Fabio Head of Operation, Lazio Innova Venture Capital, Rome
12:30

Lunch Break

13:30

Monitoring, Audit and Control in Financial Instruments

  • The regulatory requirements for the management and control of FIs
  • Internal Control System
  • Cooperation with an Audit Authority
  • Audit requirements for verifications
  • Monitoring and evaluation system; monitoring requirements
  • Result orientation
  • Indicators and Milestones for FIs
  • Management costs and fees
Mechthild von Maydell Director Audit Authority, State Chancellery and Ministry of Culture, Magdeburg
15:00

End of Workshop and Distribution of Certificates

Referenten

Marek Szczepański
Former Managing Director in BGK (National Development Bank), responsible for Financial Instruments; Owner of MWS Consulting, Warsaw

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Márk Bató
National Coordinating Body of ESI Funds, Prime Minister’s Office, Budapest

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Francesca Natali
Francesca is a shareholder of Meta Group, the holding company of the Meta Group

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Lorenzo De Fabio
Head of Operation, Lazio Innova Venture Capital, Rome

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Mechthild von Maydell
Director Audit Authority, State Chancellery and Ministry of Culture, Magdeburg

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Tagungsort

Via Hoepli, 6
Milan, Italien
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Workshop | 07.11.2019 - 08.11.2019 | Milan | Sprache: englisch

Participation Fees
Reduced fee for public authorities: € 1.240,- (excl. VAT)
Regular fee: € 1.640,- (excl. VAT)

The Italian VAT of 22% will be added.

Seating limit
The number of seats is limited.

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Ticket-Typ Preis Plätze
EU Financial Instruments: Equity, Quasi-Equity, Loans and Guarantees
Regular fee / Reguläre Teilnahmegebühr
€1.640,00
EU Financial Instruments: Equity, Quasi-Equity, Loans and Guarantees
Reduced fee for public authorities / Reduzierte Teilnahmegebühr für Angehörige einer Hochschule/Behörde
€1.240,00

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