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Adam Sherman

Group Head of Public and Infrastructure Finance Group
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

Adam joined SMBC in late 2008 as Group Head of the newly formed Public and Infrastructure Finance Group. The group is devoted to providing direct loans and other credit facilities to the government finance and the PPP/PFI project finance sectors in the US and Canada. Over the past three years, SMBC has provided direct loans and letters of credit to project sponsors, governmental entities and municipalities totaling approximately $4.0 billion. Although focused on origination loans to private sponsors in the primary market, SMBC has taken an active interest in secondary market infrastructure loan assets from other major banks and which has included the Canadian PPP portion of one institution's global infrastructure portfolio. The Public and Infrastructure Finance Group coordinates its sponsor relationships and financing activities with its SMBC infrastructure counterparts serving the Latin American, UK, European, Asian and Australian PFI markets globally. Prior to SMBC, Adam worked for Goldman Sachs for twenty three years in public finance as a Managing Director and departmental management committee member where he raised over $20 billion dollars in the US infrastructure, municipal and governmental housing markets. Prior to Goldman Sachs, Adam was a group head in Standard & Poor's Public Finance department. Adam holds an MBA from the Johnson School of Business at Cornell University.

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