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20 June 2022

Proximo Europe: Top takeaways

Proximo Europe 2022 Infrastructure & Renewables Finance took place in Lisbon, Portugal, on June 8-9. The event hosted over 250 attendees from 140 companies and...

17 June 2022
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Renewables

Proximo Weekly: Biomass bugs

Not all biomass has the same green credentials. But credit concerns, as much as policy issues, should drive biomass wariness.

16 June 2022
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Oil & gas

Plaquemines LNG: Stepping on the gas

Speed and its modular LNG model are the hallmarks of Plaquemines LNG sponsor Venture Global. But at least some of its potential European offtaker customer base still...

10 June 2022

Proximo Weekly: Is Term SOFR the new dollar Libor?

The global project finance market looks set to replace one forward-looking dollar benchmark interest rate with another. Is Term SOFR effectively USD Libor with a new lick...

30 May 2022

Proximocast: 20 minutes with Rodrigo Delaveau, Morales & Besa

Proximo talks to Rodrigo Delaveau, a legal counsellor and head of Public Law at Chilean Legal Firm, Morales & Besa about how the drafting of Chile's new constitution will...

27 May 2022
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Renewables

Proximo Weekly: Ain't no sunshine anymore

The US solar market should be an investment and lending no-brainer. But the combination of the Auxin tariff investigation and slow movement on new renewables credits...

25 May 2022
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Transport

Purple Line: Light rail – heavy cost

Some completion risk lingers and cost overruns are high, but the Purple Line refinancing has achieved an investment-grade rating and will finally allow construction on...

20 May 2022
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Power, Renewables

Proximo Weekly: KKR to speed up ContourGlobal transition

KKR has lined up interim lenders for the debt package backing its acquisition of ContourGlobal. The deal is expected to close in Q4 of this year.

19 May 2022
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Power

US gas-fired power: Life extensions

Data from the US Energy Information Administration shows that in 2021 natural gas accounted for the largest portion of electricity generation in the US at 38% with coal...

19 May 2022
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Power

Buried treasure: Financing interconnectors

WATCH ON DEMAND. Original air date: 26/5/22. A look at evolving economic and financial structures for developing interconnection assets.

12 May 2022
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Renewables

Proximo Weekly: Fortescue goes green with hydrogen high yields

Fortescue Metals Group has closed on $1.5 billion in high-yield bonds, with part of the proceeds earmarked for solar and hydrogen projects. It looks like Fortescue's next...

11 May 2022
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Oil & gas

Petrochemicals: Next year's model

Is increasing petrochemicals price volatility going to force re-evaluation of past petchems project finance models? It already is.

06 May 2022
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Transport

Proximo Weekly: Brazil street lighting – LED-ing the way in PPP

Brazil’s municipalities have made huge progress in procuring street lighting upgrades using PPP concessions. But project sponsors are only likely to need offshore capital...

05 May 2022

Proximo Europe: All roads lead to Lisbon

In light of issues such as current commodity price volatility and energy security concerns, the intersection between ECAs and project finance is greater than ever. In...

04 May 2022

An opening for sustainability-linked debt in project finance?

Corporate borrowers and lenders have responded enthusiastically to the concept of sustainability-linked lending. Jennifer Charles and Ryan Ayrton, London-based partners...

29 April 2022
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Power

Proximo Weekly: Upscaling BESS and bankability

The scale of proposed battery energy storage system (BESS) projects in Australia is ballooning fast. But project lenders are still reticent about loosening their purse...

26 April 2022
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Manufacturing & equipment, Metals and Mining, Oil & gas, Other, Power, Renewables, Social infrastructure, Telecoms and Communications, Transport, Waste and water

Proximo's Full Year 2021 Data Presentation

VIEW ON DEMAND: A look at the trends and surprises in the Proximo Playbook 2021 data.

22 April 2022
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Telecoms and Communications

Proximo Weekly: Is the US municipal FTTH market about to take off?

Federal dollars look set to stimulate a boom in US municipal FTTH projects. But the market still has a long way to evolve in terms of public-private financing templates.

22 April 2022
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Power

Logan and Chambers: Starwood’s coal retirement template

Starwood’s financing for the retirement of its Logan and Chambers plants marks an end to coal-fired power in New Jersey. It points to a workable compromise between...

12 April 2022
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Social infrastructure, Transport

Proximo Weekly: How are commercial banks filling the blended finance bankability gap?

Commercial banks are increasingly looking at blended finance to push marginally bankable deals over the fence — but hurdles of transparency, a limited pipeline of deals...