This workshop, hosted and organised by the Government of Luxembourg with support from the European Investment Bank, explains the main concepts of blended finance, instruments that aim at addressing market failures that limit private finance flows for sustainable activities.

Agenda (2.30 - 4.00 PM CET):

Welcome by

  • Pierre Gramegna, Luxembourg Minister of Finance, and
  • Emma Navarro, Vice-President of the European Investment Bank

Introduction to Blended Finance

  • Christoph Kuhn, Director of Mandate Management Department and Acting Director of Equity, New Products and Special Transactions Department at the European Investment Bank

Panel discussion:

  • The current state of Blended Finance - Chris Clubb, Managing Director at Convergence
  • Why engage in Blended Finance - Matthieu Pegon, Head of Blended Finance at IDB Invest
  • Layered fund structures - Arnaud Gillin, Partner at Innpact
  • A fund manager’s perspective on Blended Finance - Jay Koh, Managing Director at The Lightsmith Group

Q&A and Closing Statement

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