Restoring Creditworthiness & Capital for Power Companies (PB370)

Venue: Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers

Location: New York, New York, United States

Event Date/Time: Sep 22, 2003 End Date/Time: Sep 23, 2003
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A top government energy market investigator recently reported that U.S. energy companies will have to pay higher refinancing costs to repay $100 billion in debt that will come due this year. Attend CBI’s timely event Restoring Creditworthiness and Capital for Power Companies, September 22-23 in New York to learn about federal efforts to resolve energy market credit issues and revive industry capital. Discover how power firms are emerging from debt through comprehensive internal assessments of corporate structures and learn about financial restructuring workouts with lenders and what banks and investors have to say about today’s energy market conditions.

Conference highlights include:

Day One Keynote Address:
Ananda Radhakrishnan, Special Counsel to the Director, Division of Clearing and Intermediary Oversight, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
“The Commodity Futures Trading Commission — Clearing and the Regulation of Clearinghouses”

Day Two Keynote Address:
Larry Gottlieb, Chair of the Bankruptcy Group, Kronish Lieb Weiner & Hellman LLP
“Bankruptcy — The Pros and Cons of Entering Chapter 11”

FERC Perspective:
Charles Whitmore, Senior Market Advisor, Office of Market Oversight and Investigation, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

“FERC Wholesale Power Market Platform (PMP) and Transmission Investment Incentives”

-NRG Energy Inc. — Restores financial stability through a comprehensive internal assessment of its corporate structure and a financial restructuring workout with lenders
-TransAlta Corporation — Relates underlying industry and capital market financial constraints to the pace at which energy companies can grow
-Morgan Stanley — What energy market risks can developers and consumers expect in order to hedge their investments?
-Credit Suisse First Boston — Reveals non-traditional financing sources for merchant generators and utilities with failed unregulated strategies

Plus, Choose From Two Pre-conference Workshops, Monday, September 22, 2003

A) Portfolio Asset Valuation — Examine Plant Purchase, Sale and Shutdown Options to Stabilize Cash Flow
B) Execute a Successful Power Company and Lender Restructuring Workout