Deal Structures in Project Finance

Course 2 of 7: Project Finance and Public Private Partnerships 3 Weeks 1 – 2 hours each week recommended

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About this course

The Alaska Oil Pipeline is one example of a massive public private partnership. Learn how project finance principles and concepts are used in this deal and others, as well as how the legal and operating environment and customer segments impact these partnerships.

In addition to the Alaska Oil Pipeline, we’ll review other major PPPs including Eurotunnel, San Roque Hydroelectric Dam, Euro Disneyland, Albania Cell Phone, and Emirates Aluminum. You’ll also learn about the lender checklist and go over a case study in the United States before wrapping up this course.

This course is part of the New York Institute of Finance’s popular Project Finance and the Public Private Partnerships Professional Certificate program.


What you’ll learn

  • Recognize the different ways to classify projects by deal structure and customer type.
  • Recognize the distinct legal and operating environments that determine project structures in different countries.
  • Identify the key operational and contractual risks that affect a project’s financial feasibility.
  • Recognize the safeguards that go into a Lender’s checklist for the financing of a project.


Knowledge of corporate finance and basic credit analysis.


Meet Your Instructors

Jeff Hooke - Pearson Advance

Jeff Hooke

Jeff is a New York Institute of Finance faculty member with over 30 years of corporate valuation, investment banking and private equity experience. He has been an instructor at the New York Institute of Finance since 2005 where he has designed and delivered courses in M&A and related finance topics. Jeff holds a MBA from Wharton School and a B.S. from University of Science. He was a former private investment executive at Emerging Markets Partnership and a former investment banker at two major Wall Street firms, Lehman Brothers and Schroder Wertheim. Presently, Jeff is the managing director at FOCUS and the author of four books on valuation, investment and finance.


3 Weeks

Experience Level


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New York Institute of Finance (NYIF)

Program Type

Professional Certificate


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