Project Finance Structures and Risks



  • Refresher



  • 5 SIDC CPE points
  • 4 FIMM CPD points


ICF Competency Type / Title / Level

  • Management and Valuation / Fundamental Analysis / Level 1


Learning Outcome

  • Recognise the project finance structures
  • Recognise issues and risks presented by some project finance structures


Course Synopsis

Project finance is a unique form of financing.  You only have the cash flows generated from the project to service the financing.  So, what are the typical project finance structures?  What about the atypical structures?  And the structures which may allow leakages and a subsequent default?  This course shows you various project finance structures and the risks associated with them.

Course Content

Total learning: 6 lessons / 4 quizzes Time: 90 minutes
  • Downloadable Notes  0/1

    • 1.1
  • Project Finance Structures  0/2

    • 2.1
    • Quiz2.1
  • Issues and Risks  0/2

    • 3.1
    • Quiz3.1
  • Case Studies  0/4

    • 4.1
    • 4.2
    • 4.3
    • Quiz4.1
  • Summative Assessment  0/1

    • Quiz5.1


Saw Ann Ping

Saw Ann Ping has over 20 years’ experience in financial advisory, fund raising and consulting. Her areas of specialization are financial structuring, Islamic finance and privatisation. Her work has been recognised by various Malaysian and international bodies such as Euromoney and Islamic Finance News for its innovation. Her last position was head of wholesale banking for Hong Leong Islamic Bank. Prior to that, she was the head of corporate finance in RHB ISLAMIC Bank and head of corporate banking and debt securities in Utama Merchant Bank. Before becoming an investment banker, she was a management consultant with Arthur Andersen, involved in various advisory projects for the Asian Development Bank, KL International Airport and other Government agencies and the private sector. She was a speaker at China Development Bank’s Senior Policy Seminar in Beijing and at the Middle East Business Forum in Dubai on Islamic finance for infrastructure projects. She holds a Bachelor of Science (honours) degree from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand, majoring in Economics and Operations Research. She is the co-author of “The Islamic Finance and Sukuk Handbook – Where Shariah Meets Commercial Demands”.


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  • 5 SIDC CPE points
  • 4 FIMM CPD points