Much that is useful in blended finance is not new, and much that is new in blended finance is not useful – but the concept has captured the imagination of DFIs looking to access a large pool of below-market capital from philanthropists and impact investors that are willing to partner up to achieve their ESG goals.
With the European fibre market entering the project financing mainstream, how big can the wider digital infrastructure market get, and what risk mitigants are still needed to give investors and lenders more comfort with non-fibre niches?
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The $15.3 billion RAPID project in Malaysia is nearing completion and financial close on $9.7 billion of partially ECA-backed facilities, with margins at record lows, looks likely by September. But does lender appetite for this deal...
Despite permitting snags and the potential impact of trade wars, there's likely to be a shift in what risks LNG developers will ask banks to accept. In this episode, recorded in...
European solar is predicted to balloon again in the next two years. But with the move to merchant, a relatively seminal corporate PPA market, development of solar-plus-storage and...
Even in a US LNG market that is looking up, a familiar sponsor is responsible for the most recent crop of financing. So is the return of Cheniere to the debt market a sign of major...
Meridiam has raised a €150 million ($168 million) hybrid project/corporate financing to fund expansion of its Netherlands-based electric vehicle (EV) charging...
Sponsors of the 386MW Formosa 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan – Macquarie Capital (75%) and Swancor (25%) – received RFP responses from commercial banks this...
Airport Development Group (ADG) has closed a full refinancing of its syndicated bank debt facilities, with new bilateral funding arrangements totalling A$550 million...
Transmission system operator TenneT has awarded Prysmian a €140 million ($157 million) cable supply contract for the 900MW Dolwin 5 offshore grid connection in...
The European Investment Bank has signed a new €85.9 million loan with the Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority to improve drinking water supply in and around the...
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|1||Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC)||1294m||4||8.8%|
|6||Credit Agricole CIB||947m||3||6.5%|
|9||Development Bank of Japan (DBJ)||681m||2||4.7%|
|2||State Bank of India||2059m||1||5.8%|
|4||Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC)||1928m||16||5.4%|
|7||Credit Agricole CIB||1369m||10||3.9%|