September 1, 2006
Eugenio MendozaHow can insured programs help address the infrastructure deficit in Latin America?Latin America has a growing need for infrastructure projects from toll roads to airports. In order to fund these long-term essential service projects, issuers need to be able to access the capital markets. Insurance provides an efficient way to not only access capital in the local and international markets, but also to secure the long-term funding necessary for the extended term-life of infrastructure assets. Utilizing a recognized financial guarantor to provide the highest standard of credit enhancement (Triple-A), an infrastructure project will enjoy recognition and attract inte
Eugenio Mendoza, MBIA managing director & head of new business development in Latin America and Canada, discusses the company's funding program for insured infrastructure projects in Mexico.