Project Finance 2018 6 Wealth & Finance International - 2018 Project Finance Awards With dedicated Latin America teams in Santiago, New York and Brazil, DNB is able to offer its clients specialist support across the energy sector. The bank has extensive experience working around the different markets in Latin America, but its main products revolve around Direct Lending, Debt Capital Markets solutions, bridge to long term solutions, loan participations, ECA financing and interest rate swaps. To ensure success in every venture it undertakes, DNB only participates in industries where it can add value throughout the process. As such, the bank not only limit its scope to bringing liquidity to a specific deal, but it also takes leading roles in the documentation stage and actively perform due diligence roles, in line with other banks such as Technical Bank, Market Bank, Modelling Bank and Insurance Bank. The bank’s expert team is highly trained in all aspects of the execution of a greenfield or brownfield project finance so that they can add value to every project the bank undertakes. Over recent years, DNB has achieved incredible success, including ranking first as largest MLA from Jan 2014 to December 2017 for wind and solar PV project financing in Chile (Bloomberg). Looking ahead, the bank continues to consolidate its position within such segments. Its success is largely explained by the capabilities DNB has within its teams in Chile and NY and supported by the strong team in Oslo. Seeking to enhance this already impressive success, moving forward DNB has exciting plans in the pipeline for the power sector in Latin America. The team strive every day to realize the opportunities it sees in this flourishing market in the best way possible. Chile will continue to be the driver for DNB’s success, however markets such as Panama, Brazil, Peru, Uruguay, Mexico and Colombia are definitely to follow. Uruguay has been particularly interesting in the past years, and as such DNB is keen to move into this region so as it remain at the forefront of emerging developments in Latin America’s energy market. Company: DNB Bank ASA Name: Esteban Uauy R. Address: Magdalena 140, 19th Floor, Las Condes, Santiago, Chile Telephone Number: +56-22-923 0100 Web Address: DNB Bank ASA is a partly state owned Norwegian bank that opened its Santiago, Chile office in 2008 with aim to cover its core clients within the energy industry, as well as its core clients in the seafood space. Celebrating the office’s success in our 2018 Project Finance Awards we profile it to find out more. DNB Bank ASA Esteban Uauy R - Best Project Finance Specialist Latin America & Best Latin America Hydro Power Program: Alto Maipo 531 MW (Under Construction) Dec18454