Vibhuti Jain | Financial Solutions Lead
Power Africa - USAID

Vibhuti Jain, Financial Solutions Lead, Power Africa - USAID

Vibhuti is the Senior Project Finance Advisor and leads the Financial Solutions Team at Power Africa.  Vibhuti is based in South Africa.  Power Africa is a U.S. government-led initiative, launched in 2013, to increase electricity generation and access in sub-Saharan Africa.  Vibhuti has a decade of financial services experience, including in cross-border corporate and project finance.  Prior to joining Power Africa, she was a senior member of the banking and regulatory groups at the New York-based broker-dealer, KGS-Alpha Capital Markets.  She was previously an attorney at the law firms of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison and Cahill Gordon & Reindel in New York and London.  Vibhuti has also worked across the African continent as Deputy General Counsel for Millennium Promise, the economic development initiative co-founded by economist Jeffrey Sachs.  Vibhuti is a New York-admitted attorney and holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a B.A. in Economics from Yale University.  


VIP Conference Day 1 @ 12:20

Evolution in financial structures and vehicles enabling investment

  •     Regulatory changes and their impacts on capital availability
  •     Debt versus equity: how do yields and risks compare?
  •     Options for investment and the investor profile they suit
  •     How to deal with issues of oversight and governance 

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