This three-day workshop will increase participants' understanding of the process leading to the creation of a suitable financial structure for various types of cross border telecom projects and transactions. In days one and two participants will learn about: -Structuring cross-border telecom projects and accessing the most competitive funding. -Financing wireless/mobile, wire-line projects and satellites. -Key regulatory and legal issues. -Accessing bank and bond markets for telecomtransactions. -Working with export credit agencies and multilateral institutions. -Vendor financing for projects. -Cross-border equipment leasing. Day three focuses on: -Investor considerations in valuing telecommunications' licenses and companies. -Estimating value of on-going operations in volatile markets. -Strengths and limitations of different valuation techniques (DCF, trading and change of control multiple analysis, real options, emerging market premia in cost of capital etc.). -How merger and acquisition strategies affect valuations.