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Myanmar Solar Tender Shortlist is Out. What’s Next? Live Webinar

Following the issuance of a Request for Proposals issued in May 2020 for thirty solar power projects around Myanmar, the shortlisted bidders have now been shortlisted on 4 September 2020 by the Ministry of Electricity and Energy.

This webinar will explore the next challenges for bidders who are shortlisted as well as other opportunities that bidders who were unfortunately not shortlisted.


  • Who are the preferred bidders and where do they come from?
  • Shortlisted bidders: what are the next steps before being designated as the winning bidder?
  • How will negotiations for the Letter of Acceptance and the PPA be carried out?
  • Possibility to join projects after execution of the PPA?
  • Are there still opportunities for non-shortlisted bidders to invest in other power projects in Myanmar?


12.30noon – 12.50noonPresentation
12.50noon – 1:00noonQ&A

Our Energy and Infrastructure team is working on approximately 80% of the Power deals in Myanmar. The energy and infrastructure team in our firm has one goal: using the unique local knowledge and relationships we have spent years building up, to give your deal the edge. We are the ultimate in ground connectivity. International financial institutions are confident in our advice, choosing us for several of their largest-ever financing transactions in our markets. Governments trust us to act for them on their privatizations and private sector partnerships. Our ability to navigate government administrations is exceptional, saving precious time on approval processes and improving the transparency of infrastructure projects.


Edwin Vanderbruggen
Senior Partner

Edwin is the senior partner of VDB Loi and a leading foreign legal advisor living in Myanmar since 2012. A frequent advisor to the Government on transactions and privatizations in energy, transportation and telecom, he is widely recognized for his “vast knowledge” (Legal 500) and his ability “to get difficult things through the bureaucracy ” (Chambers, 2016). He advises international financial institutions on their largest Myanmar transactions, oil and gas supermajors, a greenfield multi- billion US$ telecom project and the Japanese Government on the Thilawa SEZ. He assisted two newly licensed foreign banks setup in Myanmar, acted for the sponsor of an 800MUS$ urban infrastructure PPP project and worked on 6 out of 7 power deals inked in 2016.

Private: Charles Magdelaine

Charles is a lawyer qualified to practice in Paris and educated in France, the United States and China. He has extensive experience in Southeast Asia where he has worked on a wide range of energy and infrastructure projects, as well as on regulatory reforms, notably on PPP projects. He is currently advising a wide range of sponsors on renewable and non-renewable power projects.

Marc Maung

Marc Maung has over 8 years of professional experience in business development and project management for various businesses, including trading and distribution, manufacturing, logistics, agriculture, energy, and infrastructure development. He graduated with a Bachelor of Business Management Degree in Finance from Singapore Management University. He has worked both in Myanmar and overseas, and with many international companies on energy and infrastructure projects.

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September 10, 2020
Yangon: 12.30pm | Bangkok: 1.00pm | Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia: 2.00pm | Seoul, Tokyo: 3.00pm | London:7.00am | Amsterdam, Paris: 8.00am |
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