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CIBC FirstCaribbean Infrastructure Conference: Unlocking Economic Potential


Portland Private Equity was pleased to participate at the annual CIBC FirstCaribbean Infrastructure Conference, a major regional conference focused on infrastructure and development issues in the Caribbean.  This year, the two day conference’s agenda focused on the development of airport, tourism, water utilities, energy and social infrastructure.  The conference is now in its third year, after being hosted in Barbados in 2013 and Trinidad and Tobago last year. It featured international and regional investors, major infrastructure operators, rating agency infrastructure and project finance specialists, and infrastructure project advisors from the private and public sector and multilaterals. Douglas Hewson, a Managing Partner at Portland Private Equity participated as a panelist on a panel titled “Caribbean Infrastructure as an Asset Class: International and Regional Perspectives”.


For more information visit www.portlandpe.com or contact Douglas Hewson at dhewson@portlandpe.com.

About Portland Private Equity:

Based in Barbados, Portland Private Equity is a private equity fund management company currently focused on opportunities in the Caribbean region through its management of the AIC Caribbean Fund (ACF). Building on Portland’s track record of successful investments throughout the Caribbean region, ACF is a ~$230M fund focused on medium-sized businesses. Companies in Portland’s portfolio do business in over 20 countries throughout the Caribbean, Central America, and Latin America.