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Proximo Perspectives

12 September 2019

What the infrastructure investors say (part one)...

In a roundtable sponsored by international law firm Paul Hastings, nine major debt and equity investors debate key issues affecting the now and future of the infrastructure...

09 September 2019

Allego: A hybrid test of lender appetite for EV charging

Societe Generale and Kommunalkredit have devised an innovative hybrid structure in the Allego EV charging infrastructure deal, mixing both corporate and project finance features in...

04 September 2019

Filling Chile's coal-fired hole

The ambitious de-carbonising targets agreed by the Chilean government with generation companies will put an end to coal-fired power in the country in 20 years. But while Chile's...

20 August 2019

Australia's EfW: Waiting for waste

Australia’s energy-from-waste (EfW) sector is still in its project finance adolescence. But a lack of developers and a standard public sector waste supply agreement are proving...

19 August 2019

On the road again: The very active retirement of Clemente del Valle

Against all the odds, over the past six years Colombian infrastructure development bank FDN has catalysed a mix of infrastructure funding sources that had never existed in Colombia...

19 August 2019

What the bankers say (part two)...

With the heads of eight major project finance banks in attendance at Proximo's European Infrastructure and Renewables Finance Exchange in Lisbon in May, we took the opportunity for...

14 August 2019

Al Dur 2: A Saudi nightmare on ECA street

The $1.5 billion Al Dur 2 independent water and power project (IWPP) financing achieved a record length tenor on an uncovered local bank tranche, an indirect benefit of ECA...

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20 September 2019

Fouchard joins Reed Smith Energy and Natural Resources

Reed Smith has appointed Clement Fouchard as partner in its Energy and Natural Resources Group in Paris. He joins from Linklaters where he spent nearly six years as a...

20 September 2019

Predica Energies Durables gets two new investors

Banque des Territoires and Groupama have bought 22% and 18% respectively of Predica Energies Durables (PED) for undisclosed amounts. Close on the deal is expected by...

20 September 2019

RAPID may need another bridging extension

The $8 billion bridge loan raised last year by Petronas and Saudi Aramco for their joint Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) project in Malaysia may...

20 September 2019

Atkins makes three new appointments

Technical consultancy Atkins has appointed Johan Hesselsoe a managing director, Middle East and Africa, to lead its integrated project and program management services...

20 September 2019

Siemens announces executive appointments

Michael Sen will be proposed to the board as CEO of Siemens' spinoff power company, due to be listed in 2020. The new entity is anticipated to be valued at $30...

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09 September 2019

Floating offshore wind: What distance to bankable?

Floating offshore wind enjoys lots of interest from oil majors and utilities, but has yet to land a commercial bank financing. Proximo talks to RCG's Marc Costa-Ros, Floating...

29 August 2019

US PPP: Strong projects - and strong sponsors - rise above

The political outlook for infrastructure development in the US might be cloudy, but the PPP financing market is strong. Proximo asks Milbank's Allan Marks and Berkeley Research...

22 August 2019

Canadian PPP: New procurement models needed?

What shifts in risk transfer are needed to help push the Canadian PPP market forward, and which ones are likely. Proximo hosts Fitch Ratings' Mario Angastiniotis and Priya...

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Proximo Latin America 2019: Energy & Infrastructure Finance Exchange

Proximo Latin America 2019: Energy & Infrastructure Finance Exchange

Nov 13 - Nov 14, 2019
Miami, United States
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Proximo Austin 2019: US Power and Renewables Finance Exchange

Proximo Austin 2019: US Power and Renewables Finance Exchange

Nov 19 - Nov 20, 2019
Austin, TX, United States
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