Access to Capital and Foreign Direct Investment: What You Need to Know to Secure Funding While Ensuring Operational Integrity and Regulatory Compliance

December 4, 2013 3:15pm

Winston Wenyan Ma
Managing Director
Chinese Investment Corp.

Martin Molyneaux
Vice Chair
First Energy Capital

Peter Glossop
Partner, Competition/Antitrust
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

  • Looking at the current trend in investment in Canada’s oil sands; Foreign capital to develop new projects
    • Differences between domestic and foreign investment
    • Recent transactions and their effects on industry
    • Are there other options to get your project financed?
  • Examining the Investment Canada Act and concerns about State Owned Enterprises (SOEs)
  • Understanding what drives foreign SOEs to invest
    • Will interest in investment wane if not permitted to take majority controlling rights?
  • Considering factors that will affect appetites for investment
    • The realization or failure of export infrastructure projects
    • Shortages in skilled labour
  • What oil sands companies can do to best position themselves to secure access to capital