Ways of Structuring Funding Needs

Structured FINANCE, 23. November: Session III - 15.15-16.15 Uhr

A broad portfolio of different sources from bank loan to PP and public bonds secures the right balance to match different funding needs.


Shaun Mills, CEO, Alpha Trains Group

Shaun Mills is a qualified chartered accountant and has many years international board level experience. His previous key roles range from positions at KPMG, various finance director and managing director roles in the aerospace and defence industry as well as 13 years experience in the rail transport sector. Since 2010 he is the CEO at the Alpha Trains Group. Alpha Trains is the leading private rolling stock operating lessor in Continental Europe.


Karl-Ulrich Clausen, Managing Director, Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank

Karl-Ulrich Clausen is a member of the Rail Finance Group responsible for the German, Eastern European and Nordic clients. He has worked on several transactions including financing of operating leases for Alpha Trains, financing of freight wagon portfolios and M&A support for other clients. Crédit Agricole CIB is the Corporate and Investment Banking arm of the Crédit Agricole Group, the world’ s no 9 largest bank by total assets (The Banker, July 2015).