Enrique Díaz-Rato, CEO of Cintra
, has participated in the 10th Annual European Infrastructure Finance Summit
organized by Infranews
under the title European Infrastructure Finance Summit Madrid 2012
. The event analyze how the European infrastructure market is responding to one of the most critical periods in its history.During the round table meeting
How are investors and European infrastructure companies responding to the economic crisis?,
Enrique Díaz-Rato explained that "the biggest challenge facing those developing infrastructure in Europe is the lack of a consistent dealflow and access to long-term debt".In addition, the CEO of Cintra
has performed an analysis on where other sources of investment could be found, saying that in our company "we expect North America to be the main source of opportunities for developing projects, but certainly not the only one".The Infranews 10th Annual European Infrastructure Finance Summit has brought together the leading European experts in infrastructure development, specialized funds management in this sector and institutional investors. Also in attendance from our company were Andrés Sacristán, director of Cintra in Spain; Pedro Losada, director of Highways in Europe and Chile; Carlos Ugarte, Business and Corporate Development Director; Alberto G. Lalueza, director of Projects for Europe and New Markets; and Gabriel Gutiérrez, director of Corporate Development Projects.