Ethanol Finance & Investment Summit


From: September 11, 2006

To: September 13, 2006

Publication date: September 10, 2006

Monday, September 11, 2006 - Wednesday, September 13, 2006
TIME: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The ethanol market is red-hot! Spurred by the extension of federal tax credits, the creation of a national Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS), the establishment of state percentage-of-use mandates, and the ever-increasing price of oil, the ethanol industry has become the fastest growing renewable energy industry in the world — with production projected to double over the next decade. What’s more, the business case for ethanol development is most compelling, offering returns far greater than conventional energy deals. With opportunities abounding, the race is on to put together new ethanol deals to take advantage of this promising environment. The Ethanol Finance & Investment Summit will bring together leading producers, developers, investors, lenders, EPC contractors and others in the ethanol finance & investment community to share their perspectives on what it takes to get ethanol deal successfully financed in 2006 and beyond. You’ll not only hear from this remarkable group about the latest developments in the ethanol finance and investment markets, but the but the Summit will also provide an outstanding to meet and network with these and other players in the ethanol community so you can accurate gauge the current pulse of the industry. You’ll hear: • Producers and Developers offer their observations on the current market for ethanol financing, including the role of investors in deals. • Investors discuss the criteria they use in evaluating ethanol investments. • Lenders reveal the most up-to-date information on the current sources, terms and structures for debt financing. • EPC Contractors provide key criteria on the unique construction aspects of the ethanol deal. • Panels of experts discussing: o new ethanol contract and deal structures o new innovative financial strategies and opportunities in the public market An in-depth workshop, Ethanol Project Development will precede the Summit. This day-long workshop will feature an exceptional faculty of seasoned industry professionals who will offer a comprehensive tutorial covering the core elements of ethanol development. The Workshop will include the following topics: • The Business Model for Ethanol • Siting and Permitting Issues • Equity Financing • Construction Design and Development • Ehanol and the DDG Market • Debt Financing The Summit will be held at the Doubletree Guest Suites, located in the heart of Times Square and the Broadway Theater District — the most exciting part of New York City. The Summit offers an exceptional venue for dining and entertainment — ideal for setting up meetings with industry players and discussion deals offline!

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Location: Doubletree Guest Suites, Times Square, NYC
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