Platinum Sponsor
In-kind donation of event locations and IT support

KPMG LLP is a proud sponsor of the Women’s Infrastructure Network and a strong supporter of the development and leadership of women in the infrastructure sector. We are pleased to play a role in honouring the women who have made significant contributions to the sector and in recognizing the emerging leaders in the industry. 

KPMG’s Infrastructure Team thrives on complex, end to end infrastructure challenges that demand situational agility and unparalleled tenacity. Our team is made up of many of today's foremost infrastructure practitioners with deep experience across industries, disciplines, borders, and at all stages of an asset’s life-cycle. We custom create our teams depending on the unique requirements and challenges of each project. We work shoulder to shoulder with our clients from beginning to end, and are only satisfied when a successful outcome is achieved.

For more information, visit www.kpmg.ca/infrastructure.


Gold Sponsor

RBC Capital Markets is a proud sponsor of the Women’s Infrastructure Network and the promotion and advancement of women in infrastructure.  RBC Capital Markets is dedicated to fostering women’s development and career aspirations and enhancing networking opportunities.  RBC Capital Markets is a premier investment bank that provides a focused set of products and services to corporations, institutional investors and governments around the world. RBC Capital Markets works with clients in over 100 countries around the globe to deliver the expertise and execution required to raise capital, access markets, mitigate risk and acquire or dispose of assets. RBC is consistently ranked among the largest global investment banks.  RBC is a market leading, award winning innovator in the global infrastructure finance market including in Canada where RBC pioneered the evolution of the Canadian PPP bond market.

For more information please see: https://www.rbccm.com/infrastructurefinance/cid-204738.html

 

Gold Sponsor

Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is one of the leading engineering and construction groups in the world and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. From offices in over 50 countries, SNC-Lavalin's employees are proud to build what matters. Our teams provide engineering, procurement, construction, completions and commissioning services together with a range of sustaining capital services to clients in four industry sectors: oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, infrastructure and power. SNC-Lavalin can also combine these services with its financing and operations and maintenance capabilities to provide complete end-to-end project solutions. 

For more information, please visit our website: www.snclavalin.com.


Silver Sponsor

ACCIONA is a proud sponsor of the Women’s in Infrastructure Network and a committed partner in promoting and advancing the leadership of women in the infrastructure sector.

ACCIONA is a global provider of sustainable infrastructure and renewable energy services.  Our expertise covers the entire value chain from research and development and design to the construction, operation and maintenance of projects. Present in more than 30 countries, ACCIONA delivers solutions that contribute to the economic and social progress of the communities in which we operate.

ACCIONA aims to lead the transition to a low-carbon economy by investing in innovation and adopting processes and quality standards that optimise the use of resources and protect the environment in all its business activities.

Present in Canada since 2001, ACCIONA is the proud lead partner of one of Canada’s largest infrastructure projects:  Site C Clean Energy Project. 

For more information, please visit www.acciona.ca or follow us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

 

Silver Sponsor

DBRS is a proud sponsor of the Women’s Infrastructure Network and a committed partner in promoting and advancing the leadership of women. DBRS is an independent and globally recognized credit ratings agency with offices in Toronto, New York, London, Chicago and Mexico City. Founded in 1976, we are a rapidly growing, international ratings agency with deep roots in Canada. Our four decades of experience and strong track record provide the foundation for us to seek out new opportunities and to make targeted investments that align with our core ratings operations. Our Infrastructure Finance team is actively involved in various infrastructure transactions globally, and with our extensive experience in the Public Private Partnership sector, we have had the opportunity to rate most of Canada’s key projects.

For more information, please visit http://dbrs.com/industry/10037.

 

Silver Sponsor

Fasken Martineau is a proud sponsor of the Women’s Infrastructure Network and a committed partner in promoting and advancing the leadership of women, including in the infrastructure sector. Our infrastructure team has been recognized as a leader in North America and has received the Gold Award as North American Legal Adviser of the Year by P3 Bulletin (2015). Fasken Martineau has also been consistently ranked as a top firm in this sector in leading independent industry reviews and publications. Our firm’s international Infrastructure & Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) Group is comprised of a multi-jurisdictional team with lawyers across Canada, Europe and Africa, and regularly advises project developers, consortia, constructors, bond underwriters, lenders (both bank and bond) and procuring authorities. We have a proven track record of closing projects on behalf of our clients in both Canada and the US, having advised on significant projects both north and south of the border.

To learn more about our Infrastructure Group, please visit our website.

 

Silver Sponsor

Graham Capital Partners is proud to sponsor the Women’s Infrastructure Network  and its promotion of the advancement and leadership of women in
the infrastructure industry. Graham Capital is a market leader in the development of public infrastructure
and public private partnerships. As part of the larger Graham Group of companies, Graham Capital represents over 25 experienced professionals who provide project finance and development expertise on civil, social and energy projects, building on Graham’s strong track record of construction delivery
in Canada and the U.S.                                    

For more information, please visit: http://graham.ca/.

 

Silver Sponsor

HOCHTIEF proudly supports the Women’s Infrastructure Network (WIN) through its active membership and leadership involvement in WIN Chapters across
North America.

As one of the largest global providers of construction-related services with 45,000 employees worldwide, HOCHTIEF is responsible for the development, investment, and long-term asset management of numerous public private partnership projects across North America, together with our sister companies, Turner Construction Company, Clark Builders and Flatiron Construction Corp. We are also one of the largest providers of construction-related services in the US and around the world. HOCHTIEF’s PPP current global portfolio includes a total of 38 PPP projects (10 Transportation and 28 social infrastructure).  Further information is available at http://www.hochtief-solutions.com.

As a strong supporter of the advancement of women in the workplace, HOCHTIEF is honoured to contribute to this noteworthy event for a second year in a row recognizing the significant contribution that women have made in shaping and leading the infrastructure industry in Canada.

Website: http://www.hochtief-solutions.com

 

Silver Sponsor

The Ledcor Group of Companies is one of North America’s most diversified construction companies, serving the building, oil & gas, infrastructure, mining, power, and telecommunications sectors.  Ledcor also own operations in property investment, forestry, aviation, and marine transportation services.  Ledcor employs over 7,000 people across 20 offices, and numerous construction sites.  Since 1947 we have been growing with our clients and partners: Forward. Together. Find out how at www.ledcor.com.

 

Silver Sponsor

McCarthy Tétrault is proud to support the Women’s Infrastructure Network and applauds its commitment to building vibrant networks and creating valuable development and leadership opportunities for women in the infrastructure sector. McCarthy Tétrault’s Infrastructure Group is a recognized leader in Canada and is consistently ranked for infrastructure, projects and project finance by Chambers Global, IFLR 1000, and the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory. We act for all parties including governments and other project sponsors, bidding consortia, investors, international and domestic banks, and underwriters in a wide variety of sectors, including social infrastructure, transportation and power. At all times, we strive to innovate, taking our knowledge beyond legal expertise to understand our clients' business and strategic needs. This commitment is essential to our success and has led to our work on  Canada's most significant infrastructure transactions and projects, on behalf of a wide variety of interests both in North America and abroad. 

To learn more about our Infrastructure group, visit our Group page.

 

Silver Sponsor

For the second year, Sun Life Investment Management is a proud Silver Sponsor of the Women’s Infrastructure Network and is a strong supporter of the advancement and leadership of women in the infrastructure sector. Sun Life Investment Management is a group of companies that provides investment solutions for defined benefit pension plans, insurance companies and other institutional investors across North America. Sun Life Investment Management has significant experience in financing and investing in Infrastructure and Power transactions, with a portfolio of Project Finance investments exceeding over C$9 billion. The Project Finance team, based in Toronto, invests in both power and infrastructure financings across North America, Asia and Europe. The team has extensive experience structuring and providing financing in the Public Private Partnership sector.

For more information, visit www.sunlifeinvestmentmanagement.com.


Bronze Sponsor

Altus Group Limited is a leading provider of independent advisory services, software, and data solutions to the global real estate industry. Our businesses, Altus Analytics and Altus Expert Services, reflect decades of experience, a range of expertise, and technology-enabled capabilities. Our solutions empower clients to analyze, gain market insight and recognize value on their real estate investments.

Website: http://www.altusgroup.com

 

Bronze Sponsor

Balfour Beatty is proud to support the leadership of women in industry through the sponsorship of the Women in Infrastructure Network 2017 Awards. Balfour Beatty is an international infrastructure company involved in the funding, design, construction and servicing of large-scale complex projects. In Canada we do this in conjunction with key local partners, such that we can provide our clients with world-class specialist funding and technical expertise together with the local knowledge, supply chain and employment which is vital to economic sustainability.

For more information, please visit: www.balfourbeattyinvestments.com.

 

Bronze Sponsor

BTY proudly supports the development of women leaders in the infrastructure industry. We believe in helping showcase the great expertise and leadership of women, which is why we are proud to sponsor the Women's Infrastructure Network. BTY provides cost and risk advisory services for the design, construction, financing and operation of real estate and infrastructure projects. We have more than three decades of experience with projects across the world. Our integrated team of leaders provides proven risk management expertise that are informed by international standards of best practice and local insight intrinsic to each project and region. 

For more information, please visit www.bty.com.

 

Bronze Sponsor

HSBC Bank Canada, a subsidiary of HSBC Holdings plc, is the leading international bank in the country. We help companies and individuals across Canada to do business and manage their finances internationally through three global business lines: Commercial Banking, Global Banking and Markets, and Retail Banking and Wealth Management. HSBC Holdings plc, the parent company of the HSBC Group, is headquartered in London.

For more information, please visit www.hsbc.ca.

 

Bronze Sponsor

National Bank Financial Markets is proud to be a sponsor of the Women’s Infrastructure Network and to promote the development and advancement of women in the industry.   A fully-integrated investment dealer and a subsidiary of National Bank of Canada, we offer clients a full suite of financial solutions from debt and equity underwriting to bank credit and risk management products.  National Bank Financial Markets also delivers comprehensive advisory services in the areas of mergers and acquisitions and financing.   A recognized leader in Infrastructure and Project Finance, our team of professionals provide clients with sound advice, comprehensive products, and exceptional levels of service that span the entire project lifecycle.

Website: http://nbfm.ca/en/corporations/infrastructure-finance/

 

Bronze Sponsor

Plenary Group is a proud sponsor of the Women's Infrastructure Network and is a strong supporter of the advancement and leadership of women in the infrastructure sector as North America's leading specialized developer of long-term Public-Private Partnerships/Alternative Financing and Procurement (PPP/AFP) projects.

Plenary Group has become North America's leading specialized developer in the Public-Private Partnership market since its inception in 2005, with a portfolio of more than $16 billion in Canadian and American public infrastructure assets under management.

Our business model relies on strong partnerships with local contractors, sub-contractors and trades to ensure the efficient and timely completion of projects, while at the same time using local procurement as an economic impetus to the local communities in which we build.

For more information, please visit www.plenarygroup.com.


Sponsor

INTECH Risk Management (“INTECH”) is a proud supporter of the Women’s Infrastructure Network (“WIN”) and the involvement of women in the infrastructure industry. 

As an independent insurance consulting company, INTECH is not affiliated or owned by any insurance broker or insurer. This unique independent position in the marketplace enables us to provide clients with unbiased, expert advice. INTECH has played a significant role in the most important PPPs, Project Finance and Power transactions worldwide. Whether supporting the lender, sponsor, or government authority through the various risks inherent in the design, construction, financing and maintenance of new and existing facilities, INTECH brings extensive experience from all sides of the deal to ensure the interests of all stakeholders are protected. 

In 2016, INTECH was awarded the 2015 IJGlobal Americas Due Diligence Provider of the Year Award and achieved Platinum Elite Status on ReNew Canada’s Top100 Projects.

For further information, please visit: www.intechrisk.com.


In-Kind Sponsor

The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) is proud to sponsor the Women’s Infrastructure Network and support women’s leadership in the infrastructure sector in Canada and abroad. As promoters of innovative approaches to infrastructure development and service delivery through public-private partnerships, CCPPP recognizes the important role that strong leadership plays in taking projects from concept to operation. Established in 1993, CCPPP is a national, non-partisan, member-based organization with broad representation from across the public and private sectors. The Council is a proponent of evidence-based public policy in support of P3s, facilitates the adoption of best practices, and educates stakeholders and the community on the economic and social benefits of public-private partnerships. For more information on CCPPP, go to www.pppcouncil.ca, or follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.  

 

In-Kind Sponsor

InfraAmericas, part of Inframation Group has published industry-leading market intelligence for the infrastructure investment community across North America since 2005.  It monitors deal-led, principal investing in the development of new infrastructure assets and the acquisition of operational assets and companies.  Our news coverage is underpinned by data from InfraDeals.

Website: www.inframationgroup.com.