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24 February 2022
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Transport

Rumichaca-Pasto: Vindication for Colombia’s 4G miniperms?

Sacyr and Sudinco have closed a refinancing for their Rumichaca-Pasto Colombian toll road concession that maximises leverage and features several structural tweaks on the...

18 February 2022
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Other, Power, Renewables, Social infrastructure

Proximo Weekly: Greek project finance on the mend

Since the country's financial meltdown, project finance lending in Greece has slowly made a comeback in tandem with DFI support for a growing renewable energy and PPP...

16 February 2022
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Metals and Mining

Shalina Resources: The offtake impact

In securing a $600 million loan from Trafigura to finance its mining operations in the DRC, producer Shalina Resources is not only using secondary bank financing in a...

11 February 2022
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Transport

Proximo Weekly: US bus bonanza?

Recent acquisitions of bus fleets by financial sponsors in the US, coupled with the promise of federal funding dedicated to electrification under the Infrastructure bill,...

09 February 2022
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Renewables

Matrix revolutions

Matrix Renewables pulled off a long list of market firsts with its recent PMGD solar portfolio financing in Chile. But more significantly, the structure appears to be...

09 February 2022
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Power

Funding new nuclear: What price risk transfer?

VIEW ON DEMAND: While the UK pushes on with new nuclear financing structures, doubts remain about how to deal with cost overruns and de-comissioning risk.

04 February 2022
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Power, Renewables

Proximo Weekly: The LPO returns for Monolith

The US Department for Energy’s Loan Programs Office (LPO) is back in signing mode again and has approved a conditional loan guarantee for Monolith – its first since 2016.

04 February 2022
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Power, Renewables

Will the CCA project bond market go large?

The first high volume community choice aggregator (CCA) clean energy project revenue bond financings recently closed in California. Valued at a combined $2 billion-plus,...

28 January 2022

Proximo Weekly: What cost capital in 2022?

With a considerable number of headwinds expected to push up the cost of US project debt in 2022, last year was probably the year to refinance.

26 January 2022
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Power

A balancing act: Merchant risk and the energy transition

Gordon Stewart and Tom Jamieson, London-based partners at Bracewell, discuss the evolving market for providing balancing services to electricity grids with merchant...

21 January 2022
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Renewables

Proximo Weekly: A change of Uzbek wind speed and direction?

Although not the first utility-scale wind project to be awarded in Uzbekistan, the Nukus wind project could prove to be the pathfinder for future wind tenders and...

14 January 2022
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Power

Proximo Weekly: UK nuclear back with RAB?

A new revenue model for UK nuclear looms. But will what has worked in UK water work for assets that suffer big cost overruns?

14 January 2022

Canal Sugar Company: On-lend to blend

The multi-currency financing for the Canal Sugar Project, a scheme that combines land reclamation for a farm roughly three times the size of Luxembourg with a beet...

07 January 2022

Proximo Weekly: Balancing transition

Will LBP be the first of many banks to totally withdraw from fossil fuels lending? And what will that mean for a controlled energy transition?

07 January 2022
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Transport

Camino de la Fruta: The tenor of deals to come?

Chilean toll road bond financings are a staple. But towards the end of 2021 Sacyr closed the first mini-perm financing for a Chilean toll road – Camino de la Fruta. Is...

06 January 2022
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Power, Renewables

Non-payment insurance for renewables finance

VIEW ON DEMAND: Non-payment insurance may help expand the lender universe for long-dated renewables transactions and help fuel the energy transition

17 December 2021
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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 Year in Review: The festive trends round-up

FREE TO VIEW ON DEMAND: Proximo's team of webinar regulars review the year's most important trends in their inimitable draft format.

17 December 2021

Proximo Weekly: Direct air capture – direct to market?

Can direct air capture of carbon succeed where carbon capture at power stations has so far failed?

15 December 2021
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Transport

Allego: Plugging EV into project finance

Allego has pulled off a second EV charging project funding first and got better debt margins and tenor second time around. But don’t expect a rush of hungry project...

10 December 2021

Proximo Weekly: A liquid diet

The $1.2 trillion US Infrastructure Bill still leaves a major chasm to bridge between government funding availability and demand. Two recent deals hint at where some of...