Best Reference Books – Financing Infrastructure Projects

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Financing Infrastructure Projects subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Financing Infrastructure Projects along with reviews.

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1. “Financing Patterns for Infrastructure Projects” by Amareshwar Mishra and R K Mishra

“Financing Patterns for Infrastructure Projects” Book Review: It presents detailed financial methodologies to evaluate infrastructure projects in a lucid manner which will help professionals, credit personnel, lead arrangers and students. It also helps business schools, and banks and financial institutions to understand the fundamental principles, their applications and implications, their concerns and inevitable grey areas, related risks and their mitigating strategies behind assessment of such projects. The book will be useful to professionals engaged in various infrastructure sector projects such as roads and transportation, power, ports, airports, oil and gas pipelines, warehousing, urban infrastructure, water and sanitation, etc. ReviewThe book is a comprehensive guide on all issues relating to infrastructure, bringing together the topic of infrastructure investment, project finance, public private partnership, with particular reference to road and power sectors. This volume will assist both lenders and investors in understanding and familiarising with all relevant issues related to infrastructure financing in India, and will serve as a source of immediate reference. My sincere appreciation to the authors for the excellent work done. ― S.C. Gupta, Director, Power Finance Corp. Ltd; former Director, Canara Bank and UCO Bank.

2. “Financing Infrastructure Projects (Construction Management Series) (Student Paperbacks)” by Tony Merna and Cyrus Njiru

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“Financing Infrastructure Projects” Book Review: Project finance as a tool for financing infrastructure projects – Public finance for infrastructure projects – Financial instruments – Financial engineering – Restructuring projects – Financial markets – The concession or build-own-operate-transfer (BOOT) procurement strategy – The private finance initiative – Challenges and opportunities for infrastructure development in developing countries – Financial institutions – Privatisation as a method of financing infrastructure projects – Typical risks in the procurement of infrastructure projects – Mechanism for risk management and its application to risks in private finance initiative projects – Insurance and bonding – Case study of a toll bridge project – Case study on managing project financial risks utilising financial engineering techniques.

3. “Review of Risk Mitigation Instruments for Infrastructure: Financing and Recent Trends and Development (Trends and Policy Options)” by Tomoko Matsukawa and Odo Habeck

“Review of Risk Mitigation Instruments for Infrastructure” Book Review: This book summarizes existing risk mitigation instruments―primarily focusing on those offered by multilateral and bilateral official agencies―and presents recent trends and developments that make these guarantee and insurance products valuable in securing financing for infrastructure projects in developing countries. Topics covered include: • descriptions of different types of risk mitigation instruments • characteristics of multilateral, bilateral, and private providers of risk mitigation instruments and compatibility of instruments. It also includes recent developments and innovative applications of risk mitigation instruments through case transactions • areas that pose challenges to the use of risk mitigation instruments as catalysts of infrastructure development. This book will be of particular interest to readers working in business and finance, law and regulation, and infrastructure projects and finance.

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4. “Project Finance in Theory and Practice: Designing, Structuring, and Financing Private and Public Projects” by Stefano Gatti

“Project Finance in Theory and Practice” Book Review: This book presents comprehensive coverage of project finance in Europe and North America. The Second Edition features two new case studies, all new pedagogical supplements including end-of-chapter questions and answers, and insights into the recent market downturn. The book can be used both for training and as a guide to best practices.” –Alexander S. Moczarski, President and Chief Executive Officer – Guy Carpenter – Marsh & McLennan Group”Project finance is a long-established technique for non recourse financing which is extremely relevant today, with more and more infrastructure and other large projects being developed. Professor Gatti and the other contributors use practical concepts and very relevant case studies to clearly explain Project Financing to its readers. It is a must read and a reference book for professionals and practitioners.” –Jean Pierre Mustier, UniCredit Deputy General Manager and Head of CIB DivisionReviewProvides a complete description of the ways a project finance deal can be organized – from industrial, legal, and financial standpoints and the alternatives available for funding it.

5. “Contract Management and Financing of Infrastructure Projects” Contract Management and Financing of Infrastructure Projects
6. “Attracting Investors to African Public-private Partnerships: A Project Preparation Guide” by PPIAF and Infrastructure Consortium for Africa

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“Attracting Investors to African Public-private Partnerships: A Project Preparation Guide” Book Review: This book assesses the relevant issues for selecting a project for public-private partnership, the actions for preparing projects for market, and the management process. The guide addresses hiring and managing expert advisers, explains how the public sector should interact with the private sector during the project selection and preparation phases to ensure that decisions during these phases are realistic, and analyzes the issues of engagement with the private sector during the tender and after a contract has been signed. ‘Attracting Investor to African Public-Private Partnerships’ will help the public sector in Africa to attract private sector investment through effective project advertising, management, and implementation. This book will enhance the chances of developing effective public-private partnerships by overcoming major obstacles to project delivery by having the right information, on the right projects, for the right partners, at the right time. This guide is aimed at African public sector officials who are concerned about the delivery of infrastructure projects and services through partnership with the private sector, as well as staff in donor institutions who are looking to support PPP programs at the country-level.

7. “Infrastructure Investing: Managing Risks and Rewards for Pensions, Insurance Companies and Endowments (Wiley Finance)” by Rajeev J Sawant

“Infrastructure Investing” Book Review: Invaluable information regarding one of the biggest worldwide growth areas in investing-infrastructure assetsInfrastructure investing is about to explode on the worldwide scene. The fact is that real money will need to be spent on real projects-which will present real opportunities for stable, long-term returns. But infrastructure assets have unique characteristics and the investments and funds that will likely rise up must be suitably structured to serve investor needs. Author Rajeev Sawant has been analyzing infrastructure investments, funds, and project financing programs for nearly five years, and with this book, he presents information that will be invaluable to lenders, pension funds, insurance companies, investment funds, rating agencies, and even governments.Presents comprehensive data analysis on infrastructure cases worldwideAnalyzes the opportunities as well as the pitfalls of infrastructure investingFocuses on the needs of pensions, insurance companies, and endowments interested in infrastructure investingFor the next decade, worldwide economic growth and increased employment-as well as investment returns-will come from infrastructure projects. This book will help you understand today’s dynamic infrastructure asset class and quickly get you up to speed on the unique risks and rewards associated with it.

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8. “Private Financing of Infrastructure Projects in a Developing Country” by Reuben Okai

“Private Financing of Infrastructure Projects in a Developing Country” Book Review: Financing of Public Sector Infrastructure has taken a new twist within the past two decades. Traditional modes of infrastructure procurement are gradually being replaced with the new model, the Private Finance Initiative, PFI. Developing Countries are however yet to tap into and utilise the PFI to help alleviate their infrastructure quagmires due to the structure of these economies which makes it unattractive to the private sector. By way of simulation of an educational infrastructure project to be procured through the Build Operate Transfer model of the PFI in a developing country, Ghana, this book has developed a strategy and a framework to surmount the structural economic features which has staggered the adoption and implementation of the PFI in these economies. Aimed at individuals and organisations involved in the procurement and financing of public sector infrastructure in developing countries, this book provides governments, policy makers, Project Managers and construction firms, students on PFI and Development Financing Courses with sound information on strategies to adopt when considering utilising PFIs in realising public sector infrastructure in developing countries.

9. “Fundamentals of Water Finance” by Michael Curley

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“Fundamentals of Water Finance” Book Review: This book addresses ways to provide the highest quality water services at the lowest possible cost, and examines the major finance issues that system managers face. It deals with grants, loans, municipal bonds, tariffs/rates and subsidies, as well as the major government finance programs offered by the Department of Agriculture and the EPA. It also provides managers with the tools to devise innovative financial strategies to make their systems much more efficient. This fully revised edition presents an easy-to-read guide for understanding the myriad options available for financing water and wastewater projects and how to evaluate the most appropriate options.Review”Fundamentals of Water Finance comes at just the right time as sector leaders struggle with how to provide the ratepayer with the most value for their dollar both through the traditional bond market and innovative ways to leverage existing and develop new financing opportunities to spur innovation and technological advances in the water sector. I have always been a fan of Michael Curley’s work and this book is a sterling example of why I will continue to be one. It is my pleasure to recommend this book to anyone in the water industry seeking to learn more about water project finance.”

10. “Project Financing for Infrastructures” by Kuen Keith Ma
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