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16 January 2020

Getting Sirius out of a funding hole?

Anglo American last week went public with its intention to lodge a takeover bid for Sirius Minerals’ struggling Woodsmith polyhalite mining project in the UK. For Sirius, it’s a...

07 January 2020

North Sea M&A: Time to buy or sell?

The M&A market for North Sea oil assets has been running in hyperdrive. Norway still has room for upside, but with many rushing for the exit in the UK, is it set to become a...

02 January 2020

Counting the cost: Mexico's potential New Year power bill shocker

Market participants warn that the Mexican government’s recent changes to CEL regulation in the electricity sector may backfire – and could lead to significantly higher electricity...

20 December 2019

PLN to plug back into project debt for 2020

Indonesia’s state-owned power utility PLN has yet to close a single power project financing in 2019 amid a year of economic slowdown and elections. However, Teguh Harsono, vice...

13 December 2019

Chilean power: Financing strategies for a market in transition

With Chilean power going green by 2040, and growing demand from domestic corporate energy buyers for renewables offtake, coal-fired power operators are having to look at a variety...

09 December 2019

German rail: New trains – new drivers

Institutional investors are starting to finance the German passenger rail markets thanks to two innovative deals this year for networks in Ulm and Sachsen-Anhalt. And the potential...

03 December 2019

Junior first loss vs covered bonds – what's best for your portfolio?

The Mariner-developed junior risk transfer product is almost a mainstream way of laying off project finance exposures. But does it need more counterparties, and might covered bonds...

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23 January 2020

Globeleq signs energy PPP agreement with Togo

Independent power producer Globeleq has signed a joint development agreement with the Togolese government for 24-30MW of renewable capacity between Kara and Dapaong....

23 January 2020

EQT and Temasek form O2 Power platform in India

The EQT Infrastructure IV fund has joined forces with Temasek to establish the O2 Power renewable energy platform in India. They are committing $500 million in equity to...

23 January 2020

Partners Group acquires majority interest in VSB

Investment manager Partners Grouphas  agreed to acquire an 80% equity stake in European renewables firm VSB Group on behalf of its clients. VSB's founder will...

23 January 2020

EIB: €150m loan will finance schools and sports infrastructure project in Hungary

The European Investment Bank has signed a €150 million loan deal to finance the construction and rehabilitation of eight schools, 16 classroom extensions, and 20 new...

23 January 2020

WT adds Matt McCleary to its P3 Advisory

Advisory firm WT Partnership has appointed Matt McCleary as senior advisor to add real estate advisory and project delivery expertise to the firm’s National P3...

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23 December 2019

The Proximo 2019 Festive Trends Round-up

In a year of immense change for energy, infrastructure and project finance, Proximo Transmission's regulars pick the trends that mattered in 2019 - and the trends that could shape...

17 December 2019

Filling the gap with an emerging markets debt fund

Could emerging markets benefit from the presence of a bond market with an expansive definition of infrastructure and a willingness to look at a wide universe of issuers? Proximo...

12 December 2019

Hedging perfection in US power?

Commodity hedges have evolved, but the challenges to providers and asset owners have continued. In the last of a series on US market risk, Proximo talks to Paula Torres, an...

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